Some Teachers Question New York's 'Return To Classroom' COVID Policies While More Students Stay Home Amid SurgeParents, students and teachers are trying to cope with the COVID surge and do what's best for learning.
Long Island Grapples With Impact Of The Highest COVID-19 Infection Rates In The StateThe current COVID positivity rate across the state is 22.5%. In New York City, it is 21.4%. In the northern suburbs, which the state refers to as the mid-Hudson regions, it's 24.4%. On Long Island, the positivity rate is among the highest in the state, at 27.3%. 
Snowstorm-Related Traffic Nightmare In Virginia Serves As Reminder To Keep Winter Survival Kit On HandWinter survival car kits sold online range from basic to James Bond worthy, or you can easily make your own.
Video Shows Long Island High School Teacher Allegedly Administering COVID Vaccine To Teenager IllegallyDoctors called the incident "irresponsible" because the vaccine could have been corrupted, and the Herricks High School biology teacher appeared unversed in medical protocol.
Police: Biology Teacher Laura Russo Arrested For Allegedly Injecting Teen With COVID Vaccine, Though She's Not Authorized To Do SoPolice say she gave a teenager what's believed to be a coronavirus shot in her living room. 
Andrew Cuomo Attorney: Former Gov Will Not Face Charges For Handling Of COVID Nursing Home DeathsThe attorney said he was contacted by the Manhattan DA's Office, which said there was no evidence to suggest that any laws were broken, and it has closed the investigation.
Bruce Blakeman Sworn In As Nassau County Executive, Draws Ire For Ceremony Not Requiring Masks Or Proof Of VaccinationThere was an official change in leadership Monday for Nassau County's 1.4 million residents.
Mayor Eric Adams Says DSNY Ready For Expected 1-3 Inches Of Snow; N.J. Prepping For More Farther SouthAs we brace for winter weather, the city provided an update on preparations on Sunday night.
Additional COVID Testing Resources Throughout Tri-State Area Help Ease Wait Times For Some ResidentsIn New Jersey, things are running smoothly at the state's first federally sponsored testing site, and on Long Island, thousands of at-home test kits are being given away for free.
New York Hospitals Welcome First Babies Of 2022Growing families and starting a new chapter gives these parents even more of a reason to celebrate the new year.
New York, New Jersey Join 19 Other States In Raising Minimum Wage In 2022Some workers in the Tri-State Area who make minimum wage will see an increase in their paychecks in the new year.
2 Long Island Towns Cancel New Year's Eve Events Due To COVID ConcernsNew Year's Eve celebrations are canceled in two Long Island towns.
Suffolk County Police Commissioner Rodney Harrison On Gilgo Beach Murders: 'We Will Not Rest Until We Bring Those Accountable To Justice'New to the job, Suffolk County Police Commissioner Rodney Harrison is already promising victims' families his commitment to the case. 
Attorney General James: Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. And Affiliates Found Liable In Landmark Opioids TrialA verdict was reached Thursday in a precedent-setting trial in New York state, pitting victims, their families, towns and communities in a class action lawsuit against a dozen pharmaceutical companies.
Legal Marijuana, Sports Betting, And Workers' Rights Are Just A Few Of The New Laws Coming To Tri-State Area In 2022Hundreds of new laws are going into effect in the Tri-State Area this new year. If you're an employee, a dog owner, or have an aging grandmother you may be impacted.