June 26: 5 non-coronavirus stories from across the tri-state area

Looking for stories that are not about the coronavirus?  Here's a selection from across the our regions. 
Petition calls for the removal of Christopher Columbus statue in Mount KiscoThe petition states that Christopher Columbus committed acts of violence and should not be celebrated.
Prosecutor: Electricity did not play a part in East Brunswick drowningThe Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office says that electricity did not play a part in a drowning incident that left three family members dead in East Brunswick earlier this week.
Census reveals Long Island is growing more racially, ethnically diverseBetween 2010 and 2019, Asian and Hispanic populations grew, while the white population has declined.
Court documents: Gun wiped clean, gunshot residue found in alleged Redding murderThe recently unsealed arrest warrant is shedding new light on the investigation into a physician's assistant from Redding who was charged with his wife's murder.
Police: 41-year-old killed crossing the street in Parkchester hit-and-run: Police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in the Bronx Wednesday.