NYPD detective and suspect shot during drug bust on Staten Island

NEW SPRINGVILLE, Staten Island (WABC) – An NYPD detective was shot while executing a narcotics search warrant in Staten Island Thursday morning. The detective was shot in the right leg on Rockne Street in New Springville just after 6 a.m. He was conscious and alert and was transported to Staten Island University Hospital North with … Read more

Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Says Biden’s ‘Minor Incursion’ Comment Underestimates Russian Aggression

Ukrainian soldiers in Chasiv Yar, Ukraine. Photo: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images Updated January 20, 2022 8:54 a.m. ET KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s foreign minister said President Biden’s comments on Wednesday downplaying a possible “minor incursion” into his country by Russia could serve as an invitation to attack by Moscow. In an interview with The Wall Street … Read more

Florida bill to shield people from feeling ‘discomfort’ over historic actions by their race, nationality or gender approved by Senate committee

The Republican-controlled committee approved the bill with six Republican senators supporting the bill and three Democratic senators opposing it. DeSantis also referenced CRT when he announced the bill at a media event in December, saying the bill would help keep CRT out of schools and out of the workplace, calling it ” state-sanctioned racism” that … Read more

Marine charged in North Carolina military vehicle crash that killed 2 Marines and injured 17 others

A 19-year-old Marine has been charged after a US military vehicle he was allegedly driving crashed in North Carolina on Wednesday, State Highway Patrol confirmed. Two US Marines died and more than a dozen others were injured, authorities said. The driver – identified by highway patrol as Louis Barrera of Springfield, Tennessee – was charged … Read more

Covid-19 Testing, Vaccines and Omicron News: Live Updates

PictureGovernor Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico announced Tuesday that National Guard troops and state employees will become temporary substitute teachers.Credit…Morgan Lee/Associated Press As the Omicron variant depletes school staff as it sweeps the country, some states are resorting to increasingly creative measures to find the substitute teachers needed to keep schools open, in one … Read more

Philadelphia police: Woman beaten to death with 2 pipes on Chestnut Street in Old City

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) – Philadelphia police are investigating after a woman was beaten to death in Old Town. It happened inside an office building on the 300 block of Chestnut Street around 2:14 p.m. Wednesday. Police say a 48-year-old Philadelphia suspect attacked a 31-year-old New Jersey woman with two large metal pipes approximately two feet long … Read more

Art Acevedo: Former Miami police chief sues city, claiming he was fired for being whistleblower

The lawsuit names Miami City Manager Arthur Noriega and City Commissioners Joe Carollo, Alex Díaz de la Portilla and Manolo Reyes. “The defendant commissioners repeatedly attempted to interfere with the operations of the (Miami Police Department) and to use the MPD for personal gain,” the lawsuit alleges. In the suit, Acevedo, who was sworn in … Read more

Calif. lawmakers address long ambulance wait times at hospitals

Lawmakers at the state Capitol on Wednesday addressed long wait times when ambulances arrive at issues, a chronic issue worsened by COVID-19 impacts. Panelists discussed the ongoing problem and potential solutions.First responders say they are facing unreasonable delays in turning patients over into the care of hospitals.”We can have upwards of eight to 10 ambulances … Read more