Articles Tagged ‘Arizona’

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin smiles as she is introduced during a public appearance at a Long Island Association (LIA) meeting and luncheon in Woodbury, N.Y., Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Palin Vague on ’12 Presidential Run in Woodbury Event

In her second Long Island appearance since the 2008 presidential…



In this undated file photo provided by the Arizona Deptartment of Corrections, Jeffrey Landrigan is shown. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 lifted a stay preventing Arizona from executing an inmate for a 1989 murder. The court's 5-4 ruling says a lower court was wrong to block Tuesday's scheduled execution of Landrigan because of questions about one of three drugs set to be used. (AP Photo/Arizona Department of Corrections, File)

Jeffrey Landrigan Executed in Arizona, Stay of Execution Overturned

Convicted killer Jeffrey Landrigan was executed by injection Tuesday in Arizona after the U.S. Supreme Court lifted a restraining order that questioned the safety of…



Robert Schimmel Dead: Comedian Robert Schimmel Dies After Car Accident

Robert Schimmel, the comedian most famous for his appearances on The Howard Stern Show and an HBO special regular, died Friday night after a car…



Ariz. Immigration Law Spurs Backlash

Right off the heels of our own coverage of the death of illegal immigrant Josseline  Hernández in Arizona and the murder as a hate crim verdict in…



The Death of Josseline Hernández

From Marcelo Lucero to Steve Levy, there may be no more talked-about issue on Long Island than immigration. It is a divisive issue, a galvanizing issue, an issue that voices on both sides of the aisle debate emphatically, loudly. But immigration is not a political hot button or a point on which to take a stance. It’s not even an issue, really: It is millions of individual lives, lives so rarely recognized amid the chorus and the chaos.