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ICE raids on undocumented communities occur daily, with the ultimate goal of deportation. Advocacy groups are working to prevent this from happening, but it is seemingly uphill.
Dr. Ricardo Cruciani was arrested on rape charges in New York City on Tuesday and pled guilty to groping women at a Philadelphia clinic for years in November 2017. The past charges for the neurologist include multiple counts of sexual abuse. According to Philadelphia Magazine, Cruciani “fondled and groped women under his care,” “tried to … Continued
Akayed Ullah has been named as the suspect in the bombing this morning at the Port Authority subway, according to CBS New York. The NYPD is continuing its investigation. Ullah committed the attack using pipe bomb affixed to his person with a combination of velcro and zip ties. #BREAKING: Suicide bomber in Manhattan named as … Continued
Reports are coming in about an explosive device detonating at Port Authority in New York City this morning. The NYPD is investigating. According to police, reports of the explosion came in at about 7:25 a.m. and the area was evacuated. According to Pix 11, “A man with a ‘possible second device’ has been detained in … Continued
UPDATE: New York has voted “No” to a Constitutional Convention to explore proposals for revisions or amendments to the State Constitution. It has voted “Yes” to Proposition 2 on Pension Reform, which “allows judges to reduce or strip the state pension of elected officials convicted of felonies related to their duties” and “Yes” to Proposition 3 … Continued
On November 7th, 2017, New York voters will go to the ballot to decide whether the state should hold a constitutional convention (otherwise known as ‘ConCon.’) Section 2 of Article XIX of the New York State constitution requires that voters be given the opportunity to vote on the question “Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution … Continued
Following a car ramming attack in Lower Manhattan by Islamic State “lone wolf” Sayfullo Saipov, authorities fear an attack on the New York City Marathon. Has there been any indication that these fears are founded? On Halloween afternoon, Saipov, an Uzbek immigrant who had been living in New Jersey with previous residences in Florida and … Continued
The Trump administration is set to announce its decision to reverse the DACA program later this morning.
Students from families earning less than $125,000 in New York a year will be able to attend college for free. That’s the promise of the Excelsior Scholarship, and it is part of a historic budget deal state lawmakers in New York agreed on yesterday. But there’s a condition: Recipients will be required to remain in … Continued