Under New York’s new bail laws, effective January 1st, judges will not be able to set bail on any of the following crimes. Instead, they must release the defendant on non-monetary conditions regardless of criminal record, ties to the community or previous bench warrants on other cases:
The Trump administration intends to announce the drawdown of about 4,000 troops from Afghanistan as early next week, three current and former US officials told NBC News on Saturday.
Freshman Rep. Jefferson Van Drew (D-NJ), a vocal opponent of impeachment, plans to switch parties and join the Republican Party after meeting with President Donald Trump on Friday, Democratic sources told The Hill on Saturday.
A pawn shop owner in Keyport, New Jersey has been arrested on weapons-related charges after his phone number was found on one of the suspects in the Jersey City shooting.
An El Al Boeing 787 Dreamliner was grounded after its wing struck an electric pole in Las Vegas on Friday while being towed to a parking space. A preliminary investigation revealed that the airport employee failed to wait for someone to direct him before towing the plane.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) on Thursday appeared to blame the Jersey City shooting on “white supremacy” even though the attackers have been identified as members of an extremist “anti-white and anti-Semitic” movement. Twitter users were quick to call out Tlaib before she deleted the tweet.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson trounces Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn, and leading the party to its biggest win since 1992. The conservative party gaining nearly 70 seats, paving the way for 2020 Brexit.
US President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday extending civil rights protections to Jewish students at American universities. The order targets anti-Semitism on college campuses by “considering” the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism and by threatening to withhold federal money from educational institutions that fail to combat discrimination.
An active shooter situation is unfolding in a Jewish area of Jersey City. Police are presently engaging two armed suspects. One officer has been shot, and another person injured. Updates posted as information becomes available.
House Democrats unveiled their two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday. The two charges Trump faces are abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
GeoNet, New Zealand’s earthquake agency, said the country’s most active cone volcano, Whakaari White Island, in the Bay of Plenty about 30 miles off the northeast New Zealand coast, erupted at about 2:10 p.m. local time.
At least two people were killed and multiple others were injured in a shooting at a naval base in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday morning. Some reports said there were as many as 11 people injured in the shooting, the background to which is not clear at this time.
A federal court sentenced a Hezbollah operative to 40 years behind bars for planning terror activities in New York City. The operative was connected to the Islamic Jihad, and had received training in Lebanon.
The Trump administration Wednesday formalized work requirements for recipients of food stamps, a move that will cause hundreds of thousands of people to lose access to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP.
California Senator Kamala Harris has suspended her campaign for the 2020 presidential race, becoming the biggest name to drop out of the race so far. Harris was considered a front-runner for the Democratic nomination when she entered the race in January 2019. She has dropped significantly in the polls in recent months,
E-ZPass has announced that as of January 5th 2020, the Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, and the George Washington Bridge will no longer be taking part in the carpool discount.
A car ramming attack has been reported in the town of Loughton, Essex. The driver of the vehicle allegedly drove into a group of children, killing a twelve year old boy, and injuring others. Police are presently investigating the attack, and have not said if the attack was terror related.
Usman Khan, 28, a British man of Pakistani origin, who carried out the stabbing attack on London Bridge on Friday, murdering two people and wounding three others, was released from prison less than a year ago.
At least five people were injured in an incident involving both a stabbing and a shooting at London Bridge on Friday afternoon, police have said.
Italian police said Thursday they have uncovered a plot to form a new Nazi party and seized weapons including rifles and swords in searches across the country. The target was the self-styled Italian National Socialist Workers’ Party. The number of arrests made is not clear.
New York will exempt money earned in the Summer Youth Employment Program (commonly known as Youth Corps) from the household-income calculation for government benefits.
Al Arabiya English’s Abdulla Almanai reports that U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar was recruited by a foreign government, passed sensitive information that was relayed to Iran, and received funding by a foreign government, quoting a sworn deposition by a Canadian businessman in a Florida court.