FBI to Review lab Work on Thousands of Convictions

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department and the FBI will review thousands of criminal convictions from over a decade ago for possibly flawed analysis of hair sample evidence. The department and...

Fire Department Struggles With Large Apartment Complex Fire In Spring Valley

Firefighters from 10 Rockland County departments put out a blaze at a three-story building on East Funston Avenue after battling the fire for three hours. Firefighters gutted the roof of...

Brooklyn Man gets 2.5 Years for illegal Kidney Sales

TRENTON, N.J. - A Brooklyn man has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison in a case prosecutors say is the first ever federal conviction for illegally selling...

Go LIPA: Long Island Power Authority Is The Worst Utility In America, Survey

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There are 126 major utility companies in the United States and the Long Island Power Authority is the worst of the bunch. LIPA finished dead last...

CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Ex-Wall Street Trader Kills Himself with Poison Pill in Court

A former Wall Street trader convicted of setting his Phoenix mansion on fire in a desperate ploy to get out of his mortgage put his hands to his mouth...

Man Barricades Himself in Brooklyn Apartment During Two Hour Standoff with Police

BAY RIDGE – A man who allegedly violated his parole barricaded himself inside his Brooklyn apartment on Tuesday, holding police at bay for two hours. Early Tuesday, parole officers went...

City Payphones to Become WiFi Hotspots

The city's payphones are about to start pulling double-duty as wireless hotspots. Officials unveiled a pilot program Wednesday that will transform some of the city's thousands of aging payphone kiosks...

Con Edison Negotiations Continue As Lockout Enters 11th Day

Consolidated Edison and its unionized workers are back at the bargaining table as they try to end an 11 day lockout. The two sides resumed negotiations yesterday, but failed to...

City Expands 20 M.P.H. Zones Across More Neighborhoods

New York City drivers, anguished by bike lanes and pedestrian plazas, have long insisted that the Bloomberg administration was slowing them down. On Tuesday, in a rare moment of harmony,...

Swastikas Scrawled on Borough Park Sidewalk AGAIN

Police are investigating three swastikas scrawled in black marker on a Brooklyn sidewalk, officials say. The graffiti was found Tuesday morning on the corner of 49th Street and 10th Avenue...
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New Hampshire Lawmakers Approve Bill Requiring Holocaust Education

BY PENNY SCHWARTZ BOSTON (JTA) – New Hampshire will mandate Holocaust and genocide prevention education under a bill passed overwhelmingly by its House of Representatives. If Gov....

French Court: Painting Looted During Holocaust Belongs to Jewish Collector

JNS.org – A French appeals court ruled against an American couple that sought to get back the 1887 painting called La Cueillette des Pois (“Picking...

13 Jewish Facts About ‘Hamilton’ Just in Time for Its Streaming Premiere

This story originally appeared on Kveller. BY ARIELLE KAPLAN In the ultimate COVID-19 silver lining, the Broadway smash “Hamilton“ will be available to stream from the comfort of your...

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