Law enforcement officials meet with Endicott residents, discuss bail reform law

first_imgThe West Endicott Neighborhood Watch group also created a petition asking New York lawmakers and Governor Andrew Cuomo to reevaluate the law. Korchak says that makes law enforcement job even harder and could pose a possible danger to the community. “This will give people information on what this bail reform is, the facts behind it,” said Mayor Linda Jackson. The new law that went into effect January 1st, allows those who commit non-violent offenses to not have bail or be held in custody to await trial. ENDICOTT (WBNG) – Endicott Police and the Broome County District Attorney met with Endicott residents Thursday night to discuss New York’s new bail reform law. Broome County District Attorney Michael Korchak, as well as an Endicott Police officer, attended the meeting to answer residents questions and concerns and clear up any misconceptions. “One of the conditions that the judges are not allowed to consider is if the person is dangerous and their likelihood to re-offend. That’s not something that they are taking into consideration,” said Korchak, “Under New York law, dealing drugs is a non-violent offense, so if someone gets arrested for drugs, they are going to be out on the street immediately. Someone gets charged with manslaughter in the second degree, non-violent offense in New York… there needs to be some revisions in this law.”center_img “They are escalating what it could mean and that’s why we are having this meeting because even though it’s really bad, let’s not get carried away and think that murderers are getting away with something,” said Jackson. The meeting, held at American Legion 1700, was filled with citizens who wanted questions answered about how the law could affect their safety. “I understand that they don’t want to charge the poor people a lot of bail. The rich people get out of it because they can afford to pay it. That’s not fair and I totally understand that. But, this is also on rape cases and other important cases,” said Jackson. Residents also got to share their opinions and points of view on the matter. “Our whole thing is not to just complain but actually take an action and if your going to complain, complain to the people that will listen,” said Pamela Brigham from the West Endicott Neighborhood Watch.last_img read more

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Mesut Ozil sends message to Matteo Guendouzi after Arsenal exile completes Hertha Berlin move

first_imgMesut Ozil sends message to Matteo Guendouzi after Arsenal exile completes Hertha Berlin move Skip Ad Mesut Ozil and Matteo Guendouz have been frozen out by Mikel Arteta at Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Mesut Ozil has told Matteo Guendouzi he will be ‘missed’ at Arsenal and has told the wayward to star to show his doubters what a ‘great footballer’ following confirmation of his loan move to Hertha Berlin.Both players have been frozen out by Mikel Arteta and have not featured at all this season for an Arsenal side that are displaying rapid signs of progress under their new manager. Guendouzi hasn’t played for Arsenal since he clashed with and taunted Brighton’s Neal Maupay during a damaging defeat back in June and although he returned to first team training this summer he has been deemed surplus to requirements by his manager.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe 21-year-old, who made a hugely encouraging start to his Arsenal career following a £7million move from Lorient two years ago, will now look to relaunch his career in the Bundesliga where he will spend the next nine months. ADVERTISEMENT Metro Sport ReporterMonday 5 Oct 2020 8:50 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.6kShares Read More Top articles by Metro Read More Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he rejected Hertha will not pay a fee for Gendouzi, but will foot 100% per cent of his salary, while Arsenal have also agreed a deal worth £900,000 that will see teenage defender Omar Rekik move in the opposite direction. Ozil, meanwhile, appears certain to remain at Arsenal and see out the remainder of his £350,000-a-week contract which is due to expire next summer. The former Real Madrid star featured prominently during the early part of Arteta’s tenure but hasn’t played a single minute of competitive first team football since March. More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalAddressing his future earlier this summer, Ozil said: ‘My position is clear. I’m here through to the last day of our agreement and I’ll give everything I have for this club‘Situations like these will never break me, they only make me stronger. I showed in the past that I can come back into the team and I will show it again. ‘I’ll decide when I go, not other people. I didn’t sign for two or three years, I signed for four and that should be respected by everyone.’MORE: Arsenal agree deal for Hertha Berlin defender Omar Rekik as part of Matteo Guendouzi loan moveMORE: Arsenal set to complete deadline-day deal for Nikolaj Moller as striker signs four-year contractFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. deadline day move to West Ham Read More PLAY 1 min. story About Connatix V67539 Coming Next Read More Skip Advertisement Wishing his fellow Arsenal exile well on Instagram, Ozil wrote: ‘Mi Bebee, all the best for you in Germany. Show them that you’re a great football player. Will miss you here bro.’ 1/1 Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Video Settings Read More Full Screen SPONSORED Comment / Advertisementlast_img read more

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Rush Limbaugh diagnosed with advanced lung cancer

first_imgRush Limbaugh of  “The Rush Limbaugh Show, ” has announced that he is currently battling advanced lung cancer.The radio host made the announcement Monday  after two medical institutions confirmed his status on January 20th.According to reports, Rush went in for a check up after noticing something was wrong on January 12th.He now plans to take several days off from the show to undergo treatment.last_img

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Man receives 55,000 identical letters from student loan company

first_imgAn Ohio man received about 55,000 copies of the same exact letter from College Avenue Student Loans.Dan Cain of Twinsburg told WOIO that he knew there was a problem as soon as the clerk at his post office told him that he had too much mail to walk through the front door with.Cain said there was about 79 trays of letters with about 700 letters in each.In a statement obtained by WOIO, the college loan company said the letter was in regards to Cain’s daughter’s student loan being due /The company blamed the mistake on a computer glitch.last_img

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