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L.I. Woman Arrested in Welfare Fraud Charges After Buying a House

L.I. Woman Arrested in Welfare Fraud Charges After Buying a House

A woman who worked part-time for a luxury car dealer in Roslyn has been accused of receiving benefits from New York’s Department of Social Services and living in a subsidized housing complex in Oceanside, Long Island since 2018. She was arrested on Thursday, March 18, 2024, and has been charged with welfare fraud, grand larceny,...

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New York Subway Shooting Recorded in Terrifying Videos

New York Subway Shooting Recorded in Terrifying Videos

There are videos on social media that show a lot of confusion and disorder after a man was shot on the New York subway in Brooklyn on Thursday evening. There was an argument between two men on the northbound A train, which then turned into a physical fight. When the train was getting close to...

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Feds Award $157 Million to The Stitch Project

Feds Award $157 Million to The Stitch Project

Atlanta’s plan to build a deck park, which will reconnect neighborhoods separated by the Downtown Connector, is now closer to becoming a reality. The project has received $157.6 million in federal funding. Why is it important: The Stitch is an ambitious project that aims to fix the damage caused to mostly Black neighborhoods when the...

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Beloved Ice Cream Shop Announced 2024 Opening Day

Beloved Ice Cream Shop Announced 2024 Opening Day

The beloved local ice cream shop, Dairy Twist, has announced the date it will open for the 2024 season. The business has been under new ownership since February 5, 2023. This is the second year of operation under the new ownership. Last year, Jonathan and Katelyn, the new owners, introduced themselves to the community through...

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California cities facing $300M shortfall in FEMA reimbursement

California cities facing $300M shortfall in FEMA reimbursement

California cities and counties are grappling with significant financial losses exceeding $300 million as they pursue reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for pandemic-related Project Roomkey expenses, all while addressing the state’s homelessness crisis. The dispute revolves around a miscommunication about the length of time FEMA would pay for hotel stays — originally thought...

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An old crime with a new spin is rising in North Texas

An old crime with a new spin is rising in North Texas

NORTH TEXAS — Confronting armed robbers at your own home, where you expect to feel safe, is extremely frightening. Another driveway robbery, also known as jugging, occurred in North Texas and was captured on video. A car was captured on a security camera turning onto Fox Run Drive in Watauga at approximately 5 p.m. on Monday....

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California lawmaker introduce new bill to remove artificial dyes from school foods

California lawmaker introduce new bill to remove artificial dyes from school foods

On Tuesday, a state legislator proposed a unique bill to prohibit seven additives from being used in the foods served in California’s public schools. Assembly Bill 2316 aims to ban school cafeterias from serving foods that contain six artificial food dyes associated with hyperactivity and behavioral problems in certain children. It would also prohibit the...

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Same Neighborhood Texas Infants Diagnosed With Botulism

Same Neighborhood Texas Infants Diagnosed With Botulism

Earlier this year, two infants in a West Texas neighborhood were diagnosed with botulism, a rare and potentially fatal illness caused by a toxin affecting the nerves. The families, residing close to each other, found out about the diagnosis in mid-January and early February. Another infant in the neighborhood was previously found to have botulism,...