Wednesday 23 August 2017
  • :
  • :

Category: Featured News, State/National News, Top Stories

Philando’s sister, Allysza Castile; Marques Watson-Taylor, the first Philando Castile Memorial Scholarship recipient; and Valerie Castile, Philando’s mother.

Scholarship and Police Training Fund Will Keep Philando Castile’s Name Alive

By Frederick H. Lowe –   Police have shot and killed at least 175 black men so far, this year, but it’s probably safe to say...

fbi logo

More Than 100 Federal Agencies Fail to Report Hate Crimes to the FBI’s National Database

By A.C. Thompson and Ken Schwencke –   ( – In violation of a longstanding legal mandate, scores of...


NYPD Officer Fatally Shot While Sitting in Police Vehicle

By Staff –   New York Police Department Officer Miosotis Familia was fatally shot while sitting in her police vehicle in the...

congo map (1)

International Team to Investigate Reports of Deadly Violence in Congo

( – The U.N.’s main human rights body has approved a resolution to send a team of experts “to establish the...

Man driving car, hand on steering wheel, looking at the road ahead,sunset.

Lyft to Begin Operating at Syracuse Airport June 29

By Staff –   The Syracuse Hancock International Airport has signed an agreement allowing ride-sharing company Lyft to begin...


$3 Million Settlement Paid in Cop Killing of Philando Castile

By Frederick H. Lowe –   ( – The city of St. Anthony, Minn., has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to the...


Onondaga County Justice Center Agrees to Stop Solitary Confinement of Juveniles

By Staff –   The New York Civil Liberties Union and Legal Services of Central New York have reached an agreement with the...

MR state Health Insurance Premiums Likely To Spike In NYS Next Year - doctor-medical-medicine-health-42273-150x150

Health Insurance Premiums Likely To Spike In NYS Next Year, Despite Bans And Regulations

By Staff –   Gov. Cuomo is doing his part to make sure New York State insurers cover the 10 essential health benefits currently...


Study: Racial Bias Endemic in Military Justice System

( – Protect Our Defenders (POD) has released a report that finds significant racial disparity in the military...

Mayor Miner state of thecity

Mayor Miner Invites Rep. John Katko to Discuss Healthcare in Public Forum

By Staff –   Mayor Stephanie Miner has invited Rep. John Katko (R-Camillus) to join her in a public forum to discuss the...