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Suspected Cocaine, Oxy, LSD Found During Long Island Drug Bust: Police
Three people were arrested for possessing thousands of dollars and multiple alleged illicit substances during a Long Island investigation, police announced.
On Wednesday, Aug. 9, Nassau County Police announced that an inquiry into a fatal overdose led to the arrest of the following:
Alia Salway, age 23, of Freeport;
Andy T. Salazar, age 23, of Freeport; and
Estiven Membreno, age 18, of Roosevelt.
The three had been the target of the probe in Baldwin on Wednesday, July 19, which stemmed after a Nassau County resident’s overdose death.
During the investigation, authorities found a sta…
Hochul's Favorability Rating Negative For First Time; Strong Majority Says 'Hard Working': Poll
For the first time since taking office, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s favorability rating is in the negative, new polling finds.
Among registered voters, 45 percent hold an unfavorable view of the 64-year-old Democrat, compared to 40 percent who view her favorability, according to a newly-released Siena College poll.
In March 2023, voters were split evenly 43 to 43 percent.
Hochul’s job approval rating also appears to have taken a hit, sliding to 50-44 percent from 52-41 percent in March, according to pollsters.
A strong majority, 58 to 20 percent, think she is hard-working, and a plu…
New Poll Reveals How NY Voters Think Gov. Hochul Is Doing Months Into First Full Term
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul’s approval rating dipped slightly in the second month of her first full term in office, according to a brand-new poll.
Among the state’s registered voters, Hochul holds an approval rating of 56 to 40 percent, compared to 56 to 36 percent in January, according to a Siena College poll released Monday, Feb. 27.
Hochul’s favorability also dipped slightly to 46 to 43 percent, from 48 to 42 percent in January, the poll found.
When asked which issues state lawmakers should focus on, 36 percent of voters said crime, followed by cost of living at 27 percent, and afforda…