It took decades of mismanagement, malfeasance and meltdowns in its bread-and-butter manufacturing sector for Detroit to hit fiscal rock bottom, but the path to exit bankruptcy could take less than a year and a half.
Sacramento, CA – Mayor Kevin M. Johnson will become the 72nd President of The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) when he is sworn in at a gavel passing ceremony in Sacramento today, Wednesday, April 16th.
2 Dead, Dozens Injured, 9 Missing In E. Harlem Explosion, Building Collapse By Nathan James First responders continue to search through the remains of two neighboring five-story buildings that collapsed this morning in the East Harlem section of New York City, after a powerful explosion that rocked the area shortly after 9:30 AM. Fire crews […]
A gay couple walking home from a Chelsea movie theater Tuesday night was brutally attacked and beaten by as many as six suspects, who yelled anti-gay slurs at them, NYPD detectives said. By Nathan James The early-morning incident happened as Peter Nortman, 53, and his partner Michael Felenchak 27, walked home after seeing a film […]
Detectives from the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force are looking for a gang of six that viciously beat a gay straphanger on downtown 2 train Monday evening. Urena Morel Frankelly, 23, and his boyfriend were riding the train between W.110th Street and 96th street, when a woman took a picture of the couple as they […]
New York City – Andrew Cuomo, the popular Democratic governor of New York, took a progressive tone in his annual State of the State address, highlighting five issues facing the Empire State. In a regional presentation at Manhattan Marymount College on the Upper East Side, the governor identified the budget, education, attracting jobs to New […]
Massive Flooding, Power Outages, Structural Collapses As Sandy Makes Landfall By Nathan James Hurricane Sandy, the largest Atlantic tropical cyclone in history, blasted ashore over New Jersey with 90 MPH winds and storm surges described as a “wall of water” which inundated New York City and neighboring Long Island. The thousand-mile-wide storm brought widespread power […]
Schools, Stock Exchange, Transit To Be Shut Down Through Tomorrow By Nathan James As the largest North Atlantic hurricane in history charges toward the New York City area, local officials extended the citywide shutdown of transit, schools, and financial activities at least until Wednesday. The winds are picking up as low-lying areas such […]
City Schools Closed Tomorrow As “Superstorm’ Approaches By Nathan James Click Here for PDF New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered the mandatory evacuation of low-lying areas of the city, known as Zone “A” this morning, and said all public schools would be closed tomorrow, as Hurricane Sandy, a “megastorm”, bears down […]
Shutdown Begins At 7 PM Tonight Ahead Of ‘Megastorm’ Sandy By Nathan James As a huge, potentially catastrophic ‘megastorm’ created out of the convergence of Hurricane Sandy and two early-winter storms approaches the New York City area, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to suspend all subway, bus, […]