Current director to lead new state Veterans Department

Current director to lead new state Veterans Department

New York veterans will soon access their programs or earned benefits under one state agency with a familiar face at the helm. The current state Division of Veterans’ Services will be elevated to the Department of Veterans’ Services on April 1, 2023, creating a one-stop shop for New York’s service members. “No one who served … Read more

Manhattan DA urges judge to proceed with case against Trump Org and its CFO, says they stole more in taxpayer dollars than most New Yorkers earn in a year – New York Daily News

Manhattan DA urges judge to proceed with case against Trump Org and its CFO, says they stole more in taxpayer dollars than most New Yorkers earn in a year – New York Daily News

The Manhattan district attorney’s fraud case against Donald Trump’s family real estate business and its long-serving bookkeeper should move forward, prosecutors attorneys a judge in lengthy court filing Monday. The filing comes in answer to a February motion by the Trump Organization and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, to have felony charges against them … Read more

LA County COVID hospitalizations reach highest number since March

LA County COVID hospitalizations reach highest number since March

LOS ANGELES – The number of COVID-positive patients in Los Angeles County has its highest number since March, according to the latest state data. As of Saturday, hospitalizations stood at 402, one more than on Friday. The number of those patients being treated in intensive care was 44, down from 47 a day earlier. Health … Read more

2nd Teen Arrested in Longwood Case of Kyhara Tay – NBC New York

2nd Teen Arrested in Longwood Case of Kyhara Tay – NBC New York

A second teenage suspect has been arrested in the broad daylight shooting death of an 11-year-old girl in the Bronx, police said. Charges against Omar Bojang were still pending Monday evening. The Bronx district attorney’s office said that the 18-year-old turned himself in at their office alongside his attorney and parents, and said nothing when … Read more

World Food Program Chief Presses Billionaires ‘to Step Up’ – NBC New York

World Food Program Chief Presses Billionaires ‘to Step Up’ – NBC New York

The head of the UN’s World Food Program is telling billionaires it’s “time to step up” as the global threat of food insecurity rises with Russia’s war in Ukraine, saying he’s seen encouraging signs from some of the world’s richest people, like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. Agency Executive Director David Beasley built upon a … Read more