The police have arrested a 17-year-old for the fatal stabbing that occurred in Chintatown two weeks ago.
The 17-year-old suspect, Victor Fong, was charged with second-degree murder after showing up at the Fifth Precinct station on Monday to surrender, with his lawyer.
The victim of the stabbing was 18-year-old Nelson Rafael Pena, who was coming home from work at the Local Foot Locker on November 18, when he was attacked by Fong, and brutally stabbed in the leg and chest. Pena’s friend, who was with them at the time, was also reportedly stabbed in the neck, but survived.
Investigators say the assault was not …continue reading
We all know those familiar tables that are set up across New York City that represent the United Homeless Organization. The table consists of nothing more except a tablecloth, a jug full of coins and dollar bills, and a worker asking for change. For years, New Yorkers dropped money in them, always a little skeptical about where the money goes.
Well, it turns out that attorney general, Andrew M. Cuomo, announced that the United Homeless Organization is a fraud, and his office filed a lawsuit against the group. The lawsuit alleges that the president of the United Homeless Organization, Stephen Riley (who …continue reading
In a high profile lawsuit, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is going after the United Homeless Organization, which New Yorkers know from the countless tables around the city of workers asking for donations to help the homeless. According the Cuomo, the organization is just scamming unaware New Yorkers into giving to the homeless, while much of the money simply goes into the wallets of the people running the “non-profit.”
After originally being brought to task by the Fox 5 News “Shame” team, the Attorney General is now going after the top two people at the United Homeless …continue reading
When Michael Bloomberg campaigned for re-election, one of his biggest claims was his work to lower crime in the city. While crime did indeed go down under the Bloomberg but so did the level of civil liberties that New Yorkers have.
Now, it appears that the controversial and seemingly unconstitutional NYPD Stop-and-Frisk program will continue despite countless calls from civil liberties and beleaguered New Yorkers to stop the searches of innocent New Yorkers.
The NYPD’s Stop-and-Frisk program has been going on for years. Each and every year the NYPD stops more than half of a million New …continue reading
A Queens man was charged with murdering his wife and son on Saturday, after their bodies were found in a closet wrapped in black plastic with their throats cut, according to authorities. The woman was 54 years old, and the son was just 14.
The man’s name is Otto Herrarte, and he is 48 years old. He was charged with two counts of second-degree murder when, during questioning, he indicated that he had killed his wide and son before hiding the bodies.
Neighbors said the family was normally calm and quiet. They lived in a conservative Peruvian household. One neighbor mentioned that another …continue reading