Amazon shareholders set to pressure company over CEO pay, worker injuries at annual meeting

The heat is on at Amazon. The e-commerce giant is expected to take flak from shareholders and critics — including several New York politicians — over worker safety issues, anti-union tactics and CEO Andy Jassy’s $214 million pay package at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.  New York City Comptroller Brad Lander will speak … Read more

Arrest made in broad-daylight murder during motorcycle sale

A suspect has been nabbed in connection to the broad-daylight murder of a 20-year-old man during a Bronx motorcycle sale, cops said. Manuel Reyes, 23, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter, assault and second-degree weapon possession in connection to the Wednesday slaying of Jefferson Hernandez, 20, police said late Sunday.  Hernandez, of … Read more

NJ mom suing baby formula maker for wrongful death of baby

A New Jersey woman became the latest mother to sue Abbott Laboratories, blaming the baby formula maker for her premature baby’s death last year. Nicole Cresap, whose infant daughter died in December, is suing Abbott Labs in US District Court in Chicago — home to the company’s Nutritional Products Division — over the company’s assertion … Read more