A Long Island judge intentionally ignored the state’s controversial bail-reform law and refused to release a defendant he deemed a “menace to society.” The stand was short-lived, as a higher-level judge promptly reversed his order and released Nellis with an ankle monitor — only to have him cut it off and disappear.
More than a hundred people across 26 states are being monitored for possible cases of the new coronavirus. The number of possible cases of the dangerous virus nearly doubled to 110 cases over four days, up from the 63 previously reported to be under surveillance.
The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the shooting down of a US Air force plane in Afghanistan. Imagery from the crash site of a plane has confirmed that the plane was used by the US Air force for Surveillance.
Three out of five rockets fired on Sunday directly hit the US embassy in Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, according to a security source. At least one person was wounded in the attack.
Two surgeons have accused SUNY Downstate of retaliating against them for reporting concerns about patient safety and deaths in the institution’s heart-surgery and organ-transplant programs.
Public health officials have confirmed the first U.S. case of a mysterious coronavirus that has already killed at least six people and sickened hundreds of others in China, the CDC said Tuesday.
Chabad.org senior editor and acclaimed author Rabbi Tzvi Freeman writes about the lessons from Martin Luther King and the success of the civil rights movement.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) put out a list of illegal immigrant fugitives who have been released into the city despite requests from ICE to hand them over for deportation.
In a tweet published Saturday night, President Trump called the proposal to surround New York City with a six-mile-long seawall to protect against large storms “costly, foolish & environmentally unfriendly.”
The most serious outbreak of locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa, with one swarm in the country’s northeast measuring 37 miles long by 25 miles wide.
Britain’s finance ministry on Friday announced it had added the entire Hezbollah organization to its list of terrorist groups subject to asset freezing. The ministry previously only targeted the Lebanese Shiite organization’s military wing.
A group of New York lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday that would outlaw cigarette filters, known colloquially as “butts,” along with single-use electronic cigarettes.
Articles of impeachment charging US President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered to the Senate on Wednesday, setting a trial in motion.
Amazon notified its third-party merchants on Tuesday that they could once again use FedEx’s Ground network to ship orders placed under Amazon’s Prime membership program, nearly a month after imposing a ban on the service because of performance issues.
A New Jersey law that would have ended a religious exemption to vaccine requirements for children attending any school in the state was defeated on Monday.
The U.S. attorney in New Jersey and the head of the local FBI said Monday that the bomb found in the van of alleged domestic terrorists Francine Graham and David Anderson could have killed or maimed people up to five football fields away. They also said there was enough material in the van to make a second bomb.
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker announced on Monday that he was suspending his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.
The Ukrainian Boeing 737 which crashed near Tehran Tuesday was likely shot down accidentally by an Iranian missile, as per US and Iraqi officials. There were 176 people aboard the commercial flight from Tehran to Kiev.
A Boeing 737 belonging to Ukraine International Airlines crashed early Wednesday morning after take-off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport, Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency reported.
Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against US military and coalition forces in Iraq on Tuesday night, the Pentagon confirmed. At this stage, it is unclear whether there are any injuries.
Iran will no longer honor the nuclear deal it signed with world powers. The Iranian government said it would return to the nuclear deal if the sanctions against it were removed.
Qassem Soleimani, head of the Quds Force of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), was eliminated in a US drone strike near the Baghdad International Airport in Iraq overnight Thursday, the Pentagon confirmed.