New York City subway scare suspect taken into police custody

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 02:53:11 +0000

FILE - This photo released by NYPD shows a person of interest wanted for questioning in regard to the suspicious items placed inside the Fulton Street subway station in Lower Manhattan on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 in New York. Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea tweeted Saturday, Aug. 17, that the man seen holding one of the rice cookers in surveillance video was taken into custody. The discovery of the cookers Friday led to an evacuation and roiled the morning commute. (NYPD via AP, File)

NEW YORK — A homeless man from West Virginia faced charges Saturday for allegedly placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station, forcing an evacuation and snarling the morning commute, police said. Larry Kenton Griffin II, of Bruno, West Virginia, was awaiting arraignment late Saturday in Manhattan’s central […]

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Security scare in New York, empty rice cookers found

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2019 01:25:48 +0000

Security scare in New York, empty rice cookers found

New York went on alert for two hours Friday during the morning rush hour because of three suspicious objects that turned out to be empty rice cookers.

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22 States, Environmental Groups Mount Legal Challenges to EPA ACE Rule

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:40:12 +0000

A coalition of 22 states and seven local governments on Aug. 13 filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule, which the Trump administration finalized in June to replace the Obama administration’s legacy Clean Power Plan (CPP).  Separately, 10 public interest groups filed a petition on Aug. […]

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Over 400 sex abuse suits filed in New York as litigation window opens

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 23:11:22 +0000

Over 400 sex abuse suits filed as litigation window opens

ALBANY, N.Y.  – The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets named in a flurry of sex abuse lawsuits filed Wednesday in New York as the state began accepting cases once blocked by the statute of limitations. Hundreds of lawsuits were filed as […]

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