Relatives and friends of a 51-year-old man who emigrated from China to Brooklyn gathered together this week to pay their last respects to their loved one.
Data collected by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, indicates that over one-fifth of fatal accidents involve driver fatigue. As safety experts have suspected for a long time, the incidences of drowsy driving are much higher than indicated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's official statistics.
As New York police scour the city for a man believed to be responsible for a robbery, rape and an attempted rape this week, reports are surfacing that a broken front door that remained unrepaired gave the assailant access to his victim.
There is little than can be more callous than striking a senior citizen crossing a street using a walker with a city bus and dragging her dismembered body along after the impact.