Officer accused of waving a gun at a man outside the bar while he was free to stand trial

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A San Diego police officer who allegedly waved a gun at a man while he was free outside a Pacific Beach bar was ordered Monday to stand trial on charges that include assault with a lethal weapons. Trevor Sterling, 34, is accused of pulling the firearm in a threatening manner on … Read more

Cadets are suing the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy over vaccine mandate

Six U.S. Merchant Marine Academy cadets are suing the Kings Point school, claiming that a federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate “shocks the conscience” and violates their constitutional rights. The federal lawsuit filed last week in New York’s Eastern District also names the United States Maritime Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation, which oversee the country’s … Read more

1 death in North County rollover accident

SAN MARCOS, California – A person died Monday afternoon when a car crashed and overturned on a country road in northern San Diego County, authorities said. The fatal wreck at Attebury Drive and Questhaven Road in Elfin Forest was reported shortly after 3:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. Indiana woman disappears in San … Read more

Suffolk police are seeking public assistance in finding the source of the Fox Island blast

Police in Suffolk urged anyone who caused an explosion on a Great South Bay island Sunday to contact investigators to rule out that the explosion was a test drive for criminal activities. “Clearly, our department is concerned about why anyone would detonate a unit of this size and size on an uninhabited island,” Suffolk Police … Read more

Officials are seeking to remove fears of new Omicron COVID-19 variant as concerns and questions grow; ‘There’s no need to panic’ – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – Amid growing questions and concerns about the new “Omicron” variant of COVID-19, President Joe Biden insisted on Monday that the United States can handle anything that comes our way while local officials prepare for its eventual arrival here in Chicago- the area. “We will fight this variant with scientific and knowledgeable actions … Read more

Floral Park man accused of hate crime for graffiti incident in shop windows, authorities say

A man in Floral Park faces a hate crime charge for allegedly using makeup to write a derogatory word on the window of a Muslim-owned village shop, according to court documents Monday. Andrew Niemir, 58, was already charged with writing graffiti and attempted crime in the fourth degree before the incident on Nov. 18, when … Read more

US Secretary of Commerce meets with MI leaders to discuss global chip shortage – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT)US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo joined federal leaders in Metro Detroit today for a roundtable discussion on the impact of the global chip shortage and the need to fund the CHIPS Act. The global chip shortage has had a major impact on several industries, particularly the automotive industry, which is why national and … Read more

COVID-19 hospital admissions in Michigan reach record highs – CBS Detroit

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The number of hospitalized adults with COVID-19 in Michigan has reached a new pandemic height on Monday, November 29th. They totaled 4,181 surpassed the previous record of 4,158, which was set seven months ago during the state’s third wave. READ MORE: Benton Harbor is starting to accept bids for replacing lead … Read more

Huntington Hospital notifies 13,000 patients of data breaches in 2018-2019

Huntington Hospital has notified about 13,000 patients of a data breach involving unauthorized access to confidential patient information. A night shift worker was given unauthorized access to electronic medical records in violation of its policies, New Hyde Park-based Northwell Health said. The employee has since been fired and charged with criminal violations of the federal … Read more

Benton Harbor begins accepting bids for lead pipe replacement – CBS Detroit

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – On Monday, November 29, city officials in Benton Harbor announced that the city accepts bids from contractors to replace all lead water pipes by 2023 due to elevated levels of the toxic metal in the city’s water supply. Because the “action level” for lead has been exceeded for three years, the … Read more