The culmination of a lengthy investigation over a period of months resulted in a recent raid on Rikers Island by authorities for New York City. According to officials, guards entering and exiting the facility were searched for weapons, drugs and other contraband.
Paris & Chaikin PLLC, a New York City law firm specializing in construction accidents, has learned that injury was narrowly avoided in a scaffolding accident in midtown Manhattan.
NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio signed into law 11 bills that are designed to prevent car accidents involving pedestrians and bicyclists. The attorneys at Paris & Chaikin PLLC are hopeful that these new regulations will result in the intended goal of limiting accidents between negligent drivers and pedestrians and bicyclists.
Lanes on the George Washington Bridge in New York were closed for nine hours, causing huge backups in the traffic, after there was a deadly accident. According to the Port Authority, the accident took place around two thirty in the morning, and the backup was still significant, judging from news photos taken on the scene, at around six o'clock.
Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan, 45, remains in critical condition after a horrific fatal accident that claimed the life of a fellow comedian and close friend of Morgan. The men were in a group traveling back to New York City with five others in Morgan's 2012 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. They had just finished a performance in Delaware at the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino.
The two young children who were stabbed in an elevator in an inner city housing project in New York have residents up in arms. With one child deceased and the other still in critical condition, residents wonder why there was no video surveillance in place in the elevators. New York City has relied heavily on security cameras as deterrents and crime-solving tools ever since the horror of 9/11.