An argument between two men riding an uptown D train resulted in the fatal stabbing of one of the men.
The victim was 36 years old, and was found with stab wound to his neck and face. A steak knife was later recovered at the scene. The victim was pronounced dead by paramedics at the 7th avenue train station.
The suspect, 37-years-old, was arrested on the scene by the Police Department’s Transit Bureau.
According to witnesses and detectives, the two men clashed over a seat. Detectives are currently investigating reports saying the argument started after the victim refused to move his bag so the …continue reading
As former Republican State Senate Leader Joseph Bruno defends himself in his high profile corruption trial, the entire corrupt Albany system is being picked apart as well.
As prosecutors attack Bruno’s tactics in mixing his business interests with his politics interests while directly lying to the public about what was happening. The single biggest point that prosecutors have stumbled upon in the trial has been just how easy it was for Bruno to get away with everything that he did.
The focus of the trial has been the $3+ million that Bruno earned while working as as …continue reading
Early Sunday morning, an undercover police officer who was responding to reports of a bar fight fatally shot a 43-year-old security guard who had opened fire inside the bar. A 19-year-old man with a gun also involved in the fight was wounded by police.
It was a raging fight that drew police attention at Norwood Palace Sports Bar in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, where patrons’ smashed bar stools over each other’s heads.
The 43-year-old man, later identified as Kevin White, had been hired as a security guard for a party at the bar, celebrating the boxing match between Miguel Cotto and Manny Pacquiao, when …continue reading
Now that a high-profile terrorist is coming to face trial in New York City, security must be heightened, but at what cost to New Yorkers?
Checkpoints, extra security (especially around the jail where Khalid Shaikh Mohammed will be held), access to nearby streets may be cut off, and plenty of plainclothes officers will be keeping the usual New York crowds in check.
While New York has been the destination to other high-profile terrorist trials before, those were of a different caliber and took place in a different time. Ramzi Ahmen Yousef, who was one of the masterminds behind the 1993 World Trade Center …continue reading
A drive-by shooting at around 7p.m. in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, sent three people to the hospital with gunshot wounds – one of them a pregnant woman.
The gunman was reportedly driving a white Cadillac Escalade when he started shooting at a group of eight or nine people standing in front of the DeKalb Gourmet Deli. The pregnant woman seemed to be the most seriously hurt of the crowd, with a gunshot to her thigh. Police arrived from the 88th precinct, located just a block away from the scene.
There were two other victims who were also rushed to the hospital, including …continue reading