Much uproar has been unleashed across the nation after a bystander's video was released that showed a Staten Island man dying after being taken down and placed in a chokehold by officers with the New York Police Department. The fatal incident occurred near Victory Blvd. on Bay Street in front of the Bay Beauty Supply.
Relatives of famous people may make the news but are not excused from the law. A 23-year-old man, and cousin of a famous actor and model, has been charged with second-degree murder following the death of a New York City transit worker.
New York residents who oppose the new garbage transfer station under construction on East 91st Street got additional ammunition to bolster their case this week when a chisel from a jackhammer shattered a window in the Asphalt Green recreational center. A worker was injured in the construction site accident and was treated and released at a local hospital for the bruises and cuts she received from broken glass.
A commuter's nightmare recently occurred on a weekday morning during rush hour in New York City. According to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, at 7:25 a.m. on a Thursday in June, three buses and a motorcycle collided inside the Lincoln Tunnel connecting New Jersey to New York underneath of the Hudson River.