Tag Archives: 2018

Retired NYC sanitation worker makes $285K a year from pension

FILE: A retired New York City sanitation worker cashes in on a $285,047-a-year pension, The New York Post reported.  (Reuters) A former Sanitation Department honcho is pulling in an astonishing $285,047-a-year pension — more than twice what he was making on the job, according to newly released data. And that’s just one of dozens of huge pension payouts revealed in ...

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues new congressional map, which could benefit Dems

The revised map of Pennsylvania’s 18 congressional districts as drawn by the state’s Supreme Court  (Twitter/jjabbott) Pennsylvania’s high court issued a new congressional district map for the state’s 2018 elections Monday, the latest attempt to carve out voting boundaries in time for the state’s May 15 primary. The map, approved in a 4-3 decision by the Democratic-majority state Supreme Court, ...

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Masked gunman shoots 4, including 6-year-old, outside Texas Roadhouse in San Antonio

The San Antonio Police Chief William McManus told reporters late Sunday that the shooting outside a Texas Roadhouse appeared to be targeted. Four people were shot, including a 6-year-old, when a masked suspect opened fire Sunday night outside a Texas Roadhouse restaurant in San Antonio, authorities said. The gunman, described only as a male, is at large. Two of the ...

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Mikaela Shiffrin admits to napping between Olympic skiing runs

Women’s Giant Slalom gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin of the U.S. celebrates during the Olympic victory ceremony in Pyeongchang.  (Reuters) That’s one way to go for the gold. On Feb. 15, skier Mikaela Shiffrin took home gold for Team USA in the women’s giant slalom event. While her Olympic competitors were likely abuzz with anxiety, the 22-year-old Colorado native kept her ...

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Florida school shooting timeline

The gunman who killed 17 at a Florida high school Wednesday afternoon attempted to fire at fleeing students from the building’s third-floor windows, but the high-impact windows didn’t shatter, a state senator said. Florida State Sen. Bill Galvano said authorities told him it would have been easy for the shooter, identified as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, to open the windows. “Thank ...

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Medical examiner needs break while describing murdered 8-year-old's autopsy at court

Cherish Perrywinkle sustained severe injuries from being raped and strangled, including a “‘totally destroyed anatomy,” a medical examiner testified. A medical examiner who conducted the autopsy on an 8-year-old Florida girl who was abducted, raped and murdered in 2013, grew emotional at the alleged killer’s trial Tuesday and had to interrupt her testimony for a break, the Daily Mail reported. ...

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