Hofstra University walkway closed after crash

Hofstra University walkway closed after crash

The pedestrian walkway that links the north and south sides of the Hofstra University campus over Hempstead Turnpike is closed indefinitely after it was struck by a truck Thursday. Nassau County police say a truck, used to haul dumpsters struck the bottom of the walkway shortly after 2 p.m. The driver of the truck was…

Suffolk officials plan to spend more on cybersecurity

Suffolk officials plan to spend more on cybersecurity

Suffolk officials are hoping to raise IT spending by $11 million next year following the breach that forced Suffolk County to shut down its computer network two months ago.County officials want to raise IT spending to $36 million in 2023, up from $25 million in 2022. County leaders say the increased funding would make 20%…

Powerball grand prize climbs to $1B without a jackpot winner

Powerball grand prize climbs to $1B without a jackpot winner

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot keeps getting larger because players keep losing. It happened again Saturday night as no one matched all six numbers and won the estimated $825 million grand prize. That means the next drawing Monday night will be for a massive $1 billion, according to a statement by Powerball.…