‘Guilty’: Jury Finds All 3 Men Guilty of Murder in the Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Three white men were accused of killing the 25-year-old Black man.

‘Guilty’: Jury Finds All 3 Men Guilty of Murder in the Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Marcus Arbery, Sr., father of Ahmaud Arbery, at the protest opposing bond for suspects in the shooting death of his son. – November 11, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Bill Hutchinson, ABC News A Georgia jury convicted three white men of murder on Wednesday in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, 18 months after the 25-year-old Black man […]

Wrong Time for the Flu, Right Time for the Flu Shot

Wrong Time for the Flu, Right Time for the Flu Shot

By Dr. Dave A. Chokshi Flu season is just beginning in New York City, and already my two-year-old daughter, my wife, and I have all received our seasonal flu vaccination. I encourage everyone to join us, to protect yourself and your community.  Every year, the Health Department works to make the flu vaccine easily available […]

U.S. Citizen Sues After Month-Long Immigration Detention

U.S. Citizen Sues After Month-Long Immigration Detention

By AP An American man filed a lawsuit alleging the U.S. government Monday held him for more than a month in immigration detention even though he was a U.S. citizen. Brian Bukle, 61, sued in federal court alleging he was unfairly kept in an immigration detention facility when he should have been freed after serving […]

New York Moves to Allow 800,000 Noncitizens to Vote in Local Elections

New York City will become the largest municipality in the country to allow legal residents to vote if the legislation is approved as expected in December.

New York Moves to Allow 800,000 Noncitizens to Vote in Local Elections

By Jeffery C. Mays and Annie Correal, NY Times For decades, lawmakers and immigrant advocates in New York City have pushed for legislation that would allow legal residents who are not citizens to vote in municipal elections, a right they had in school board elections until the boards were abolished in the early 2000s. Now […]

US Citizen Sues After Month-Long Immigration Detention

US Citizen Sues After Month-Long Immigration Detention

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An American man filed a lawsuit alleging the U.S. government Monday held him for more than a month in immigration detention even though he was a U.S. citizen. Brian Bukle, 61, sued in federal court alleging he was unfairly kept in an immigration detention facility when he should have been freed […]

Detained Immigrants Transferred Over 350 Miles to Batavia

Detained Immigrants Transferred Over 350 Miles to Batavia

By Massarah Mikati, Times Union BATAVIA — After a New Jersey county ended contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 15 detained immigrants were transferred to the ICE detention center in Batavia. The individuals were transferred 350 miles away to the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility on Nov. 12, ICE confirmed, which is currently holding 301 […]

Nursing Home Workers Deserve and Demand Better

Nursing Home Workers Deserve and Demand Better

By George Gresham, NY Daily News Every day of the last two years, nursing home heroes have put their personal fears about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic aside and gone to work to care for residents stricken by the deadly virus. Many of these dedicated workers lacked basic personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks, gloves and […]

Impeachment Investigators Release Their Report on Cuomo

Another damning report confirms a range of misbehavior by former Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Impeachment Investigators Release Their Report on Cuomo

 Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie attends Governor Andrew Cuomo signing ‘Say Their Name’ police reform agenda package at office on 633 3rd Avenue – New York, NY – June 12, 2020 (Shutterstock) By Zach Williams, City and State NY Assembly impeachment investigators have confirmed that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women in addition to […]

Rittenhouse Verdict Flies in the Face of Legal Standards for Self-Defense

Rittenhouse Verdict Flies in the Face of Legal Standards for Self-Defense

People holding signs march in Brooklyn against the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse on November 19, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Ronald Sullivan, The Conversation In a two-week trial that reignited debate over self-defense laws across the nation, a Wisconsin jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse for shooting three people, two fatally, during a racial justice […]