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Why Actors Love to Play Churchill

The hat. The jowls. The spotted bow tie. The spectacles, descending the bridge of the nose. The fat cigar, brandished like a broadsword. The waistcoat, the watch chain, and the whiskey. And the voice-hark to the boom of it, rumbling up from caverns measureless to man. Put all these elements together

THE NEW YORKER - 2017-11-20 10:00:00

Police: Masked man brandishes gun outside Grandstand Pub

Police are looking for a man in a black ski mask who they said pointed a black handgun at a man working at a Baldwin bar early Sunday, then fled the scene in a silver sport utility vehicle. Nassau County police said the menacing incident occurred at the Grandstand Pub on Grand Avenue at 4:10 a.m. Th

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 10:43:40

50 most-voted, cutest babies in 2017 on Long Island

Long Island is certainly bursting with cute little ones. More than 500 parents in Nassau and Suffolk entered their little prince or princess into Newsday's 2017 Cutest Baby contest. After a weeklong voting period, Maggie R. from Ridge and Cameron A. from Hempstead were crowned Cutest Baby. We love a

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 19:23:00

Lawsuit challenges Nassau police over its handling of ICE cases

The suit was filed in state Supreme Court on behalf of an unidentified 26-year-old immigrant woman and the Central American Refugee Center. Roni Amit of the Deportation Defense Clinic at Hofstra Law School announces a lawsuit against the Nassau County Police Department on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Pho

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 19:21:16

New Windsor fire: Worker unaccounted for; 30+ hurt, including several firefighters

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. - A worker is unaccounted for after a chemical fire broke out in a cosmetics factory in New Windsor, setting off multiple explosions, injuring more than 30 people and several firefighters, and spurring a shelter-in-place order for residents near the blaze. The fire began Monday mor

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-20 16:17:36

Anonymous email warns against 'safe landing' for Anthony Santino

Nassau Republican Party leaders received an anonymous email last week demanding that they deny a "safe landing" to Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino, who lost his bid for re-election, and stand together to protect 2,000 GOP town jobs. The email - unusual for regimented Nassau Republicans - was se

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 03:45:00

New leaders have a fresh opportunity to develop Nassau Hub

An artist's rendering imagines what buildings and streets could look like if the area around the Nassau Coliseum were developed as an innovation district. The rendering comes from the August 2017 report "Nassau Hub Innovation District: Transforming the Nassau Hub Biotech Park into a Competititve 21

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-19 23:09:00

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Make gun trafficking a federal crime

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, joined by Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, victims of gun violence and others, announced plans on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, to reintroduce legislation that would for the first time classify gun trafficking as a federal crime. (Credit: Barry Sloan) Democratic Sen

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 20:55:08

Blowing snow, slippery roads in store for CNY commute; snow moves north today

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Expect blowing snow and slippery roads if you're heading to work today. Snow is still falling in some parts of Central New York from winds blowing over Lake Ontario. Winds could gust to 30 mph this morning, making it difficult to see and pushing snow back onto plowed roads. "Snow w

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-20 11:13:22

Sheriff: Hemlock woman stole $33k from Avon employer

Livingston County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Hemlock woman last week after a month long investigation revealed she had stolen more than $33,000 from her employer in Avon. The investigation began Oct. 20 when the business contacted the Sheriff's Office to report missing bank deposits. The ensuing

THELCN.COM - 2017-11-20 20:36:00

Stickers travel the world keeping CNY 911 worker, father of 4's memory alive after his death

After a relaxing weekend spent walking along Skaneateles Lake looking for sea glass, watching movies and recharging at their remote Cayuga County camp, Tom and Amy Flemming packed to head home. "It was a beautiful weekend,'' Amy Flemming recalled. "it was heaven, really." As they started walking to

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-20 15:35:26

State police search for missing Lockport girls

The missing girls are 13-year-old Emily Lopez and 14-year-old Andrea Hessel. State police say the pair ran away from the Wyndham Lawn Home for Children in Lockport on Saturday. The girls have not yet been found. Anyone with information is asked to call the police. News partner, News10NBC Troopers a

MPNNOW - 2017-11-20 16:39:30

Museum of Intrigue creators step outside the 'escape room' concept

The Museum of Intrigue opened in September on the third level of Destiny USA next to RPM Raceway. It's an interactive mystery-solving attraction for all ages, featuring actors, sets and clues in a museum. Unlike other mystery attractions in Central New York, like Escape the Estate and 5 Wits, guests

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-20 20:03:33

Explosions at factory cause injuries, spread 'acrid' smoke in Hudson Valley town

New Windsor, N.Y. -- Explosions and fire at a cosmetics factory in the Hudson Valley sent multiple people to the hospital today. The Verla International cosmetics factory in New Windsor was rocked by at least two explosions Monday morning, according to the Times Herald-Record in nearby Middletown. N

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-20 18:40:00

NY police: Fox News host Jeanine Pirro clocked at 119 mph

NEW YORK (AP) - State police say Fox News host Jeanine Pirro has been issued a speeding ticket for going 119 mph in a 65 mph zone in upstate New York. The New York Daily News reports the former Westchester County district attorney was stopped by a trooper on Sunday afternoon in Tioga County, which

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-20 22:24:00

2 explosions reported at upstate NY cosmetics factory

Green says the factory was engulfed in flames and there are reports of injuries. No additional details are available. Authorities say emergency crews are at the scene. A man who answered the phone at one of the local fire departments called the blaze a "five-alarm chemical fire with multiple countie

WHEC TV-10 - 2017-11-20 22:09:33

AT THE LIBRARY: Fall programs winding down at area Macomb, St. Clair county libraries

To register for a program, visit the library, located at 50560 Patricia St., call 586-598-4900 or go to chelibrary.org.Lenox Township LibraryA family "Star Wars" party with authentic Jedi characters will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2.Chef Edwards will prepare Christmas treats during the

VOICE NEWS - 2017-11-20 14:00:00

Macomb County gets money for more cops to patrol bars to stop underage drinking

Embed x Share CLOSE TODAY'S TOP STORIES Raw: Tesla introduces new electric truck | 1:19 Tesla unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, California. CEO Elon Musk said the semi is capable of traveling 500 miles on an electric charge - even with

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-11-19 17:11:45

Macomb POW has no sympathy for Sgt. Bergdahl

It was 1970 and four of us, all young soldiers drafted into the Army, were walking to the base exchange store at Fort Lewis, Wash., when a passing car backfired. A sergeant, recently returned from a year in Vietnam, dove head first into the bushes along the road. No one laughed. It may not have been

MACOMB DAILY - 2017-11-20 05:00:00

Happy families lined the streets for the Macomb County Santa Parade

Santa and Mrs. Claus join Mount Clemens Mayor Barb Dempsey on the stage at the end of the Macomb County Santa Parade Saturday morning. By Gina Joseph, The Macomb Daily Rosco the Clown waves to the crowd of people lining the streets for Saturdays parade in downtown Mount Clemens. Photos by DAVID

MACOMB DAILY - 2017-11-19 05:00:00