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Is New York City as Dangerous as Politicians Claim? Examining Gun Violence and Crime Trends

New York City Deploys National Guard to Subway Amid Rising Crime Concerns In response to recent violent incidents, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has dispatched 750 National Guard members and hundreds of state troopers to the city’s subway system garnering national attention. Concerns over rising crime especially within transit have prompted this decision with Hochul … Read more

Investigation Underway After Human Leg Found on New York City Subway Tracks

Police in New York City have launched an investigation following the discovery of a human leg on subway tracks in the Bronx over the weekend. The alarming find was reported just after 1 p.m. on Saturday, prompting officers to respond to the scene. Response from Law Enforcement Upon arrival at the site, officers from the … Read more

NYPD Hunts for Suspects in Coney Island Station Stabbing

The New York Police Department (NYPD) is on the lookout for eight individuals involved in the stabbing of a teenage boy at Coney Island’s transit hub earlier this week. Surveillance images of the group sought in connection with the Wednesday afternoon incident at the Coney Island–Stillwell Avenue D/F/N/Q station have been released by the NYPD. … Read more

Harvey Weinstein Trial: Claims Unfair Trial in Bid to Overturn Rape Conviction

Harvey Weinstein’s bid to overturn his 2020 rape conviction in New York reached a critical stage as arguments were heard in the state’s highest appeals court. His lawyer contends that the #MeToo movement tainted Harvey Weinstein trial, while prosecutors argue that evidence of Weinstein’s prior behavior was crucial to understanding his intent. Harvey Weinstein Trial: … Read more

Governor Hochul Condemns Release of Migrants in New York Who Were Accused of Attacking NYPD Officers, Calls for Prosecution

New York Governor Kathy Hochul expresses outrage over the release of migrants accused of assaulting NYPD officers in Times Square, emphasizing the need for prosecution amidst criticism of the justice system’s handling of the case, according to Fox News. Governor Hochul Demands Accountability in Wake of NYPD Assault by Migrants in New York Governor Hochul … Read more

Tragic Loss Strikes Infant in Queens Migrant Shelter, Investigation Underway

In a devastating turn of events, a 3-month-old girl, residing in a migrant shelter in Queens, New York, has tragically passed away from apparent cardiac arrest, as announced by the New York Police Department. The heartbreaking incident unfolded when emergency services responded to a call reporting that the infant had suddenly stopped breathing. Heartbreaking Incident … Read more

Luxury Vehicle Seizure Adds Twist to NYC Migrant Crisis

In a surprising turn of events, authorities in New York City seized multiple luxury vehicles believed to be owned by migrants outside a contentious shelter located at Floyd Bennett Field. The impounded vehicles, which included a white pickup truck, a Toyota Sienna, and two Toyota Sequoia SUVs, were towed on a Friday night. The incident, … Read more

Tragic Loss: FDNY EMT Passes away to Cardiac Arrest, Dispatch Center Mourns

In a tragic occurrence that happened in the Bronx, an FDNY emergency medical worker lost their life while performing their duties, according to PIX11. Frederick D. Whiteside, a 22-year FDNY veteran, went into cardiac arrest last Friday while working at a 911 dispatch centre in New York City, according to Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh. A … Read more

Navigating New York State: Unveiling the 7 Most Dangerous Cities You Need to Know

It is clear from examining the data provided by the Division of Criminal Justice Services that some regions see spikes in both violent and property crime. “Both New York State and the FBI use seven Index crime categories: rape, robbery, murder, and serious assault in addition to property crimes including burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle … Read more

New York State’s Homeless Voucher Program: A Mixed Bag of Success and Challenges

New York City Mayor Eric Adams recently made waves with his announcement to expand the city’s homeless voucher program to encompass the entire state. This decision was prompted by the city’s overloaded shelters and the strain caused by the migrant crisis on its social safety net. However, this move has left county executives across the … Read more