Category: Featured

Trump Republicans fail test in Georgia congressional race

Democrat Jon Ossoff won the congressional special election in Georgia held to replace Tom Price, who resigned to become President Donald Trump’s health secretary. Republicans had a majority since 1979 in the conservative congressional district where former House Speaker Newt Gingrich once represented Georgia and Price was…

Port Authority police load up on overtime

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) police department employees collected an average of $34,662 in overtime during 2016, up from $29,931 the year before, according to payroll data recently added to SeeThroughNY, the Empire Center’s transparency website. The…

VP talks war on Korea peninsula

Vice President Mike Pence spoke to U.S. and South Korean troops and answered their questions at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, where he made clear threats of war. Pence is in the Asia-Pacific region to visit top officials…

$50,000 Reward for Facebook Killer

Steve Stephens, the 37-year-old man who has been sought since he shot and killed an elderly man in Cleveland, Ohio and broadcast the murder in a shocking Facebook Live video. “We received dozens and dozens of tips,” said Cleveland police chief Calvin Williams,…

World Hemophilia Day is today

A Rahway mother whose child has hemophilia B spent a long time trying to figure out why exactly her son was constantly covered in bruises and now she is trying to raise awareness of the rare disease with World Hemophilia Day.…