The Associated Press Updated 11:12 am CDT, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Accuser Andrea Constand returns to the courtroom during a lunch break at the sentencing hearing for Bill Cosby at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool) less Accuser Andrea Constand returns to the courtroom during a lunch break at the sentencing hearing for Bill Cosby at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (David ... more Photo: David Maialetti, AP Andrea Constand arrives at the sentencing hearing for Bill Cosby at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool) Andrea Constand arrives at the sentencing hearing for Bill Cosby at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (David … [Read more...] about Andrea Constand’s impact statement: Bill Cosby ‘robbed me’
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Storm Ali is continuing to cause disruption across the region this afternoon. Here is they very latest on its impact - and how it could affect any journeys you are making.METROTyne and Wear Metro tweeted: "Due to the adverse weather conditions & major delays on the Metro system Metro tickets are being accepted on all GNE, Arriva & Stagecoach bus services, between Airport/St James and Pelaw. Metro services running between Pelaw & South Hylton are currently not affected."Services are not running between Pelaw-South Shields, Wallsend-Tynemouth and Airport-Regent Centre.FERRYThe Shields Ferry cross-Tyne service is currently suspended due to high winds.ROADSWestern Approach in South Shields is currently closed. Stagecoach North East has tweeted: "Due to the closure of Western Approach in South Shields all services are unable to serve Laygate and Western Approach all services are diverting via Chichester Road and Westoe Road in both directions."A dust cloud has been spotted … [Read more...] about Storm Ali LIVE: Latest Metro, trains and traffic news and how your journey home could be affected
Upscale developments downtown have drawn a demographic that is largely wealthy and white, making some others feel unwelcome. Square Feet By AMANDA ABRAMS MAY 1, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story DURHAM, N.C. — “Downtown just ain’t black enough for me,” Paul Scott wrote in The Durham Herald-Sun a couple of months ago. A minister and local newspaper columnist, Mr. Scott was echoing a sentiment voiced by many of the city’s longtime African-American residents: The city center does not feel welcoming to them anymore.“My concern is that when you go downtown on any given evening or on a weekend, you don’t see a whole lot of black faces there,” Mr. Scott said later in an interview.This city has seen an enormous amount of change over the past decade. Its central business district has gone from empty and lacking investment to thriving. And more … [Read more...] about In a Revived Durham, Black Residents Ask: Is There Still Room for Us?
Trinity Mirror has made one of their regional managing directors redundant for the second time in the space of six years. Robert Cuffe had previously been managing director for Trinity Mirror’s Teesside publications until 2012 when his job was axed. He returned to Trinity Mirror in 2014, taking on the job of managing director for the North East, before being made redundant again this month.Taking to Twitter, Cuffe said: “The company has reimagined the future. And it doesn’t include me. If I’m made redundant again [for a third time] I keep the trophy.“Had a wonderful time and would like to thank colleagues [at the] Evening Gazette and Chronicle Live and wish them all the best for the future.” During his time with Trinity Mirror Cuffe had worked on the Teesside Gazette and the Evening Chronicle, which covers the Tyne and Wear, southern Northumberland and northern County Durham.In response to the news, colleagues and friends took to Twitter. Peter … [Read more...] about Trinity Mirror makes regional managing director redundant for second time in six yearsPress Gazette Daily: Sign up to receive our essential email briefing
By Tess Kalinowski Staff Reporter Sun., March 11, 2018 A Fukushima-scale meltdown at the Pickering nuclear power plant would exact a devastating human and economic toll on the province, causing 26,000 cases of cancer — nearly half of them fatal — and the evacuation of 154,000 homes in York and Durham regions and east Toronto. Some areas would be uninhabitable for 100 years. Losses from uninsured housing alone would be in the range of $125 billion. That’s the catastrophic scenario outlined in a report by the Ontario Clean Air Alliance, published on Sunday to coincide with the seventh anniversary of the earthquake that triggered the Japanese nuclear disaster. The non-profit coalition, which opposes nuclear power generation, wants Ontario to dismantle its oldest nuclear generating station in Pickering and buy water-generated electricity from Hydro Quebec. But provincially-owned Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has applied to have the Pickering … [Read more...] about Report paints grim picture of Fukushima-scale nuclear accident in Pickering