Regional

Trump Tower Fire Caused by Overloaded Power Strips

Authorities say overloaded power strips sparked the deadly Trump Tower fire in New York City that sent flames and thick, black smoke pouring from windows of the president’s namesake skyscraper.…

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Regional Briefs – April 15, 2018

103-year-old Shows Up for College Alumna Reunion NEW YORK – Florence Zimmerman showed up for a Hunter College reunion Saturday — at age 103, The Associated Press reported. The retired…

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Working Families Party Backs Nixon Over Cuomo

The progressive Working Families Party endorsed Cynthia Nixon against incumbent Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday, potentially giving Nixon a ballot line in the general election even if…

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Man Immolates Self in Prospect Park in Ecology Protest

A well-known lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in New York City on Saturday in a grisly protest against ecological destruction. The charred remains of 60-year-old David Buckel…

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Cuomo Signs Law Forcing Workers to Pay Union Dues

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation on Thursday to protect unions by forcing workers to pay membership dues should a pending U.S. Supreme Court case end in an adverse ruling for…

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Regional Briefs – April 12, 2018

Young Girl Mauled by Pit Bull on Long Island BELLPORT, N.Y. – A 7-year-old girl was seriously wounded when a pit bull attacked her Wednesday afternoon inside her home, Newsday…

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Regional Briefs – April 11, 2018

City Judge Arrested for Trying to Buy Shotgun ROCHESTER – A judge was arrested Tuesday for trying to buy a shotgun in violation of her probation for a drunk driving,…

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