President Trump calls drenching of NYPD officers ‘unacceptable’

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump added his voice Thursday to the chorus of people upset about videos showing New York police officers getting drenched with buckets of water during a heat wave. “What took place in NYC with water being tossed on NYPD officers was a total disgrace,” President Trump tweeted. “What took […]

Whether it’s Uber rides or water, government favoritism creates monopolies that harm citizens

Publisher’s Note: Portions of this article came from the Associated Press, a news partner of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper. Conroe and New York, August 31 – Montgomery County citizens and New Yorkers have something in common. They’re both the victims of government-created monopolies that have driven product prices skyward in order to protect […]

NYPD: Responding to report of Times Square area explosion

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says it is responding to a report of an explosion near Times Square. The response is centered in the area of the Port Authority bus terminal. It’s led to delays along some of the subway lines that pass beneath the bus terminal. Some passengers have been […]