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10 workers dead after bridge unexpectedly collapses

BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian officials say 10 workers died after a bridge they were building outside the nation's capital collapsed. Civil Defense authorities say the laborers were working on drainage along the bridge when the structure fell Monday about 60 miles from Bogota. Nine people were killed

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-16 05:20:26

The burden of proof: The City Council's does oversight

Far be it for a newspaper committed to rooting out government waste and misdeeds to judge harshly new City Council Speaker Corey Johnson's decision to supercharge a sleepy investigations committee by beefing up its staff and expanding subpoena power. And give Johnson credit for tapping as chair sh

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-15 23:30:00

State's top court overturns lower rulings that reinstated NYC's 'bad-apple' teachers

The state's highest court has schooled its Manhattan colleagues by overturning three rulings that reinstated bad-apple teachers while slapping the jurists for "overreach." The Court of Appeals said the city Department of Education was right to fire three teachers: The Bronx's Ericka Bolt, for encour

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-16 02:05:01

Hunts Point Market workers vote to authorize a strike

Workers and drivers at the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx could go on strike as early as Wednesday after voting to authorize a strike last weekend. Workers say they were offered a 30 cent raise, which they rejected. There hasn't been a strike at the market in three decades The market says d

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-16 00:05:18

Wheelchair won't stop athlete from climbing mountains

Retired police dog takes his final walk after 8 years on the force That's a good boy. A police dog in California was given a touching round of applause on his last day of service. Bronx, a Belgian Malinois, spent eight years working for the police in Bakersfield, and will settle into retirement at

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-15 13:00:20

Under his signature hat, outgoing top cop carved legacy fighting drug crisis

Assistant Chief Edward Delatorre, Staten Island's borough commander, joined District Attorney Michael E. McMahon and other borough officials to announce the Overdose Response Initiative. The plan, the first of its kind in the city, would investigate every suspected drug death as a crime scene in an

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 12:01:48

Delta flight evacuated due to smoke at JFK Airport

There were some scary moments on the runway at JFK Airport. A Delta flight was evacuated because of smoke on Sunday night. Delta Airlines says the crew on Flight 2164 noticed smoke in the rear of the cabin before takeoff. Passengers were safely taken off the plane and were put on another flight to S

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-15 10:59:25

Englewood church celebrates MLK Day with 48th annual march

ENGLEWOOD - On Martin Luther King Day, on the steps of City Hall, members and friends of the Ebenezer Baptist Church gathered to embark on the 48th annual Martin Luther King march. The march is meant to commemorate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the legendary civil rights activist who believed

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-15 20:16:46

Police seek identity of suspect armed with crowbar in Canterbury assault

CANTERBURY- State police are seeking the public's assistance in locating a man suspected of assaulting a woman in Canterbury. According to police, the alleged assault occured on Jan. 10 at approximately 5:30 p.m. on North Canterbury Road, also known as Route 169, near the intersection of Westminster

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-01-15 17:43:36

PD: Woman attacked by man with crowbar in Canterbury

Police are searching for a man who attacked a woman with a crowbar in Canterbury on last Wednesday. The incident happened near the intersection of routes 14 and 169 around 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 10. Police said the suspect is between 5' 6" and 5'8" with a slim build. He was wearing a tan winter jacket an

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-01-15 21:22:00

State legislators to hold town hall

A town hall featuring State Rep. Kevin Skulczyck, R-District 45, and Sen. Heather Somers, R-District 18, will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 22 at Griswold Town Hall, 28 Main St., Jewett City. Staff reports A town hall featuring State Rep. Kevin Skulczyck, R-District 45, and Sen. Heather Somers,

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-01-15 20:20:01

Coventry councilor fined $1,500 for conflict of interest

COVENTRY - Coventry Town Council Vice President Gregory Laboissonniere has been ordered to pay a $1,500 fine by the Rhode Island Ethics Commission for what the agency says is a conflict of interest issue. Laboissonniere, who has served on the council since 2012, works as an Account Executive for Cle

RICENTRAL.COM - 2018-01-15 18:39:00

Basic income experts predict an important milestone for free money in 2018

Shannon Stapleton/Reuters The world is still a long ways off from universal basic income, a system of social welfare in which every person on the planet receives a standard salary just for being alive. But advocates claim the US is on course to pass an important milestone this year: 2018 is shaping

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2018-01-15 17:56:42

Norwegian Air to end service to Connecticut

WINDSOR LOCKS - Norwegian Air, one of two foreign airlines serving Bradley International Airport, announced Monday that it is ending service to Connecticut. Service between Edinburgh Airport and Bradley, which is New England's second busiest airport after Boston's Logan International Airport, will e

THEDAY - 2018-01-16 06:35:00

Bradley airport loses Norwegian Air flights to Scotland

WINDSOR LOCKS -- Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air will stop its weekly flights between Bradley International Airport and Edinburgh, Scotland, citing delays in a Scottish tax break the airline expected. The decision means Norwegian Air will completely pull out of Bradley. The flights began in June and

MASSLIVE.COM - 2018-01-15 16:21:53

Eastern CT State University to present art exhibit

A new art exhibit, "Still/Live," will be on display from Jan. 16 to Feb. 22 at The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University, Room 112, Fine Arts Instructional Center, Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham St., Willimantic. Staff reports A new art exhibit, "Still/Live," will be

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2018-01-15 20:18:42

Man Serving Life In Jail For Bucks Co. Murder Kills Cellmate: AP

A man serving a life sentence for the 2013 murder of a homeless veteran in Bucks County is accused of killing his cellmate, the Associated Press is reporting. According to the report, Dale Wakefield, who was convicted of killing 71-year-old George Mohr in Doylestown Borough, has been charged with cr

PATCH - 2018-01-16 02:34:19

Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For Tuesday Snow In PA

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook across the Philadelphia region for snow on Tuesday afternoon and evening, but don't panic yet: just one inch of accumulation is expected. According to the NWS, "light snow is likely from Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday evening with a

PATCH - 2018-01-15 14:48:34

This weekend's Women's March on Philadelphia: bigger than last year, but money is tight

Nancy Weston says she's had two "peak" experiences in her life. The first was the birth of her daughter. The second was attending last year's Women's March on Washington. "It was just such an incredible day to see so many people peacefully standing for the things that they believe in," she said. "I

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-01-15 14:43:00

The Pagan's Motorcycle Club still rides, wreaks havoc at Jersey Shore

Jason Nark has been an enterprise reporter with the Daily News since 2008. He's covered just about everything and that's the way he likes it. He lives in South Jersey with his three kids and a dog, and likes to sleep in tents as much as possible. The Pagan's Motorcycle Club was never the biggest out

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-01-15 17:31:00