Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine shows 90.7% efficacy in trial in children

By Michael Erman NEW YORK (Reuters) -The Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine showed 90.7% efficacy against the coronavirus in a clinical trial of children 5 to 11 years old, the U.S. drugmaker said on Friday. Sixteen children in the trial who had received a…

Amazon Warehouse Workers In New York Set To File For Union Vote

Amazon warehouse workers in Staten Island, New York City, announced plans Thursday to file for a union election before the National Labor Relations Board next week. Amazon Labor Union, which represents 2,000 Amazon workers, signed union authorization cards and announced plans to…

New York Governor Kathy Hochul Parties Maskless at Bar While Your Kids Forced to Wear them At School All Day Long

ALBANY, NY – New York Governor Kathy Hochul is sending a clear message. The New York indoor mask mandate is for people like you and your children and not for her. Today, Hochul is under fire for going to a crowded indoor…

Barack Obama heading to New Jersey to stump for Phil Murphy as early voting begins

NEWARK, NJ – On Saturday, October 23, Governor Phil Murphy and President Barack Obama will host an early vote rally in Newark. For the first time in state history, early in-person voting will take place in New Jersey, beginning Saturday, October 23…

Ransom pleads guilty to killing NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen

QUEENS, NY – Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Christopher Ransom, 30, has pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter for the February 2019 death of New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen. The defendant has also pleaded guilty to robbery for…

Elementary School Principal, sex offender with 26 victims and counting posts $100k bail and granted release by New York court

GREECE TOWN, NY – On October 18, 2021, Kirk Ashton posted bail. The defendant is expected to be released on bail this afternoon. Bail was addressed six separate times. On April 14, 2021, Kirk Ashton was arraigned on six counts of Sexual…

Man who struck and killed 6-year-old girl in Brooklyn crosswalk charged for criminally negligent homicide

BROOKLYN, NY – Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced that a Brooklyn man has been arraigned on an indictment in which he is charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and other charges for striking and killing a six-year-old child as she crossed…