Sen. Charles Schumer
A California man has been arrested for starting a spinoff version of the shuttered Silk Road website, enabling more than 100,000 people to buy and sell illegal drugs in the last year, authorities announced Thursday.
New York City is getting at least $1.6 billion in federal money to help public hospitals install floodwalls, flood proof elevators and otherwise become more storm-resilient.
The money will be spent on projects such as sand barriers on Long Island, a sewer system for Suffolk County and flood protection at NYU Langone Medical Center.
A bill crafted by Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania will be offered in mid-November, when Congress returns to session following the midterm elections.
Schumer’s proposed legislation would offer limited exceptions, including ones for law enforcement investigations and parents who want to monitor their child’s whereabouts.
Pedestrians and bicyclists want the city to add a dedicated lane to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. It’s one of the few crossings in the Metropolitan Area open only to motor vehicles.
Sen. Charles Schumer announced legislation to make it a federal crime to trespass at places like the Statue of Liberty and Indian Point with the intent to commit a crime.
Homeland Security agents at U.S. airports and other ports of entry are beginning to observe travelers coming into the United States for potential signs of Ebola infection and handing out fact sheets about the disease.
The New York Democrat said Sunday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should train agents to conduct screenings on passengers arriving at U.S. airports from Ebola-affected countries.
A security breach at the White House earlier this month seems to have been far more severe than the public originally knew, in revelations that U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called “really, really troubling.”
Sen. Charles Schumer is looking to close a federal loophole that he said hinders the search for missing children.
The Democrat said Sunday that he’s urging the agency to use its existing authority to ban more than 250 chemicals used in the synthetic drugs.
Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years.
Sen. Charles Schumer has called for better tracking and information about an unusual respiratory illness in children that has been found in New York City and Long Island.
The second person arrested in 24 hours for trespassing at the White House was in a car with New Jersey license plates.