It was 66 years ago today when Jackie Robinson took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier.
The proposal is different than those made by the New Jersey Assembly, but now, the state Senate has released its gun control legislation.
Shaun Donovan, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, said that families who are rebuilding and have FHA loans can put off making their mortgage payments for another 12 months.
Authorities in Manhattan announced Friday the indictment of 41 alleged members of two narcotics trafficking rings, but there’s a twist.
The board of governors announced that a widely-respected former state attorney general, John J. Farmer, will be the school’s new top lawyer. Farmer had been serving as dean of its Newark law school.
The “Postcards” Memorial on the St. George Waterfront contains 274 plaques in honor of Staten Islanders who died in the 1993 and 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. In recent weeks, officials said some of the plaques have been damaged or removed.
Police continued to question a suspect Wednesday evening in connection with a string of recent mezuzah burnings in Brooklyn.
The proposals outline new crimes for violating the public trust, including bribery of a public servant, corrupting the government and failure to report public corruption.
The president said “we can’t forget” the tragedy of the Newtown massacre last December that left 26 dead. Obama also applauded parents of victims, who he said “used the grief to make a difference.”
It was a sad and disappointing day for some major donors to Rutgers University Friday, after athletic director Tim Pernetti resigned in the wake of the Mike Rice player abuse scandal.
Dennis McKeon, the executive director of the not-for-profit, “Where to Turn,” is heading the donations.
“Watch your backs.” That is the warning from federal prosecutors to crooked New York politicians, after another one was arrested.
Ever since the tragic suicide of Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi, the school has been facing challenges over its image.
Following a respectful and at times somber debate, the Senate voted 26-10 in favor of the bill crafted by leaders from both major parties in the Democratic-controlled legislature.
The video immediately garnered national attention, as Rice is seen both physically and verbally abusing his players. The head coach included gay slurs in his rants and even threw basketballs at his players.