FDNY confiscates nearly $3K in illegal fireworks

New York fire marshals confiscated some $2,700 in fireworks from a single illegal Manhattan vendor on Friday night, making a dent in a black-market trade that has been keeping city dwellers up at night. The explosives were grabbed when marshals…

Glastonbury fans recreate festival in their gardens

Welcome to Glast-home-bury! Music fans recreate festival scuppered by coronavirus in their gardens… complete with Pyramid Stage replicas, tents and a bar stocked with ‘bevs’ Fans had been hoping to spend this weekend watching headline acts Taylor Swift and Sir…

A progressive wave in New York’s Democratic primaries — for now

Progressives made more gains in this week’s Democratic primaries — mainly by taking out incumbents who’ve been around long enough to see the district change beneath them. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez cruised to an easy primary victory, and Jamaal Bowman looks…

Oscar Saxelby home at last after life-saving cancer treatment

‘You’ve done it! Your results are clear’: How mother of six-year-old Oscar – whose cancer plight touched so many – broke the happy news after he had life-saving treatment in Singapore… and now he’s home at last She has shored up…