One week after a scathing New York Attorney General (Letitia James) report, confirmed multiple acts of wrongdoing, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will resign, rather than face certain impeachment.

Before today’s stunning announcement - behind the scenes - Cuomo had sought a last-ditch deal that would have permitted him to serve out the remainder of his term, with a promise that he would not seek an unprecedented 4th term.

Cuomo’s fellow Democrats would not accept any deal.

Cuomo was left with two scenarios. Resign on his own terms, or, surely be removed from office.

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Cuomo’s resignation does not end his mounting problems.

It’s such a toxic situation that some New York State lawmakers are still considering moving ahead with impeachment, despite the fact that Cuomo has announced his resignation.

Additionally, there is little doubt that multiple victims will continue to pursue all legal remedies available to them.

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will become the first female Governor in New York State history.


NJ arrests 31 accused child predators in "Operation 24/7"

A roundup of 31 men have been accused of sexually exploiting children online, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced on July 14 while detailing "Operation 24/7."

The suspects “possessed and or distributed videos and images of child sexual abuse, including in many cases videos of young children being raped by adults,” Grewal said.

Chat apps and gaming platforms remain favorite hunting grounds for child predators and even as the pandemic winds down, many children have continued to spend more time online.

State Police received 39% more tips in just the first 6 months of 2021 than they received in the entire year in 2019. The following are suspects charged in "Operation 24/7."

NJ teachers and educators caught in sex crime busts

Over the past few years, state lawmakers have taken on the challenge of dealing with accused child predators among the ranks of teachers and educators.

In 2018, the so-called “pass the trash” law went into effect, requiring stricter New Jersey school background checks related to child abuse and sexual misconduct.

The follow individuals were arrested over the past several years. Some have been convicted and sentenced to prison, while others have accepted plea deals for probation.

Others cases are still pending, including some court delays amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Do any of the vaccines impact fertility? Do they contain a live virus, or change a person's DNA? Here are some of the most rampant social media rumors and the real, verified answers on COVID-19 vaccines currently being distributed in the U.S.


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