When one homeless man on a NY subway started beating up another homeless man, the train conductor put out a call for “any police” on the train to assist. 154 more words
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Uber-Predictable: New York City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez Advocates Taxi Cartel Protection Scheme, Proposes Bailout
The Observer has learned that Ydanis Rodriguez, the chair of New York City Council Transportation Committee, will join a meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 23rd in a Midtown location at which he will propose a bailout to rescue medallion owners, who have witnessed the value of their investment plummet as Uber and other ride apps disrupt the traditional taxi business. 521 MORE WORDS
Almost every day, the news reports bring forth another case of alleged police brutality. Whether it’s cops beating a suspect, fighting a family, or even shooting an unarmed suspect, we are inundated with these reports to the point where it seems as though there is a current epidemic. 427 more words
NEW YORK — Two women were arrested Thursday after undercover investigators determined they were trying to build a homemade bomb, prosecutors said.
The public was never in danger, authorities said. 195 more words
And why didn’t Sharpton comply with tax and campaign filing requirements?
Jillian Kay Melchior writes: As Al Sharpton ran for mayor of New York City in 1997 and for president in 2003, fires at his offices reportedly destroyed critical financial records, and he subsequently failed to comply with tax and campaign filing requirements. 912 more words