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Student killed in car accident by New York garbage truck

A tragic accident occurred on a recent Sunday morning when a young man was on his way to an engagement event. The car accident claimed the life of a 25-year-old Rabbi college student after he was hit by a garbage truck. New York authorities have not issued citations in this incident, but a wrongful death lawsuit in a civil court of law could be one avenue open for family members to pursue justice if they so desire.The student was visiting the area for an engagement party. The accident reportedly happened when the student walked into the crosswalk. At the same time, a garbage truck was making a right turn and subsequently crashed into the student. When medical personnel arrived at the scene, the student was already deceased. Authorities also arrived [...]

Student killed in car accident by New York garbage truck2014-02-24T00:00:00+00:00

Suspected New York drug dealer and three buyers caught in sting

A sting conducted by the Nassau County Narcotics/Vice Bureau and Bureau of Special Operations CIRRT unit caught a suspected drug dealer and three buyers. A 51-year-old man is suspected of selling drugs to three individuals from his 1998 BMW and cocaine drug possession. The four individuals were taken into custody.The three people suspected of buying drugs from the dealer were ages 46, 56 and 28. One individual was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and was given a desk ticket. The other two individuals were charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. All were arraigned at New York's First District Court.The man suspected of selling the drugs allegedly had cash and an ounce of cocaine in his car. He is charged with three counts of [...]

Suspected New York drug dealer and three buyers caught in sting2014-02-24T00:00:00+00:00

New York bus driver killed in car accident

It's unusual for New York residents to learn that an MTA bus driver was killed in an accident while on the job. However, in a recent tragedy, a New York bus driver died in a car accident after being struck by a stolen truck. Five other people were injured in this incident.The accident occurred early Wednesday morning. Authorities determined that the accident happened when the driver of a stolen truck collided with a bus, causing both vehicles to crash into a Chase bank. The impact caused the bus driver to be thrown from the vehicle. Also involved in the accident was a street vendor who was discovered laying on the ground in pain from his injuries. In addition, two pedestrians on the sidewalk and a bus passenger were among the [...]

New York bus driver killed in car accident2014-02-19T00:00:00+00:00

Law enforcement agencies bust alleged theft ring

In a combined effort between the New York Police Department and the FBI, law enforcement officials have identified and detained several individuals in relation to an alleged robbery ring. According to authorities, the men facing robbery charges targeted jewelry stores on Fifth Avenue, in Atlantic City and in Virginia.Sources state that four men have been taken into custody and charged in relation to the string of robberies. Some of the stores that had allegedly been targeted by the group included high-end retailers such as Borgata Casino and Cartier. The robbers in these crimes smashed display cases and took merchandise quickly, and they wore the same clothing in some of the thefts. Sources state that these were bold crimes that took place in the middle of the day.Altogether, police state that [...]

Law enforcement agencies bust alleged theft ring2014-02-18T00:00:00+00:00

New York teen suffers car accident injuries

Our roadways are known for having a large amount of traffic, particularly in highly populated areas. For this reason, many people walk or take public transportation to get to their destination. However, being a pedestrian can be dangerous if someone is hit by a vehicle. A New York teenager suffered serious car accident injuries after she was struck by a hit-and-run driver.The Hempstead Turnpike is known to the community as a dangerous place for pedestrians. The accident reportedly happened when a teenage girl was walking home from school. She was in the midst of walking across the street when she was struck by a motorist. The impact sent the teen flying in the air and the driver left the scene. After the initial impact, she was struck by two more [...]

New York teen suffers car accident injuries2014-02-14T00:00:00+00:00

Man charged in connection with JFK airport trailer theft

A 29-year-old New York man was taken into custody by the Port Authority Police Department on Feb. 6 after they tracked a trailer that had been reported missing to a lot in Brooklyn. The man is being questioned about a series of trailer thefts from a DHL facility at John F. Kennedy International Airport.The trailer, a Columbia Freightliner, was taken from an unsecured area of the airport on Jan. 30, and PAPD officers tracked it to a facility in Kings County near the intersection of Linden Boulevard and Emerald Street on Feb. 5. The officers also discovered a truck at the facility that they believed had been used to move the trailer. The focus of the investigation settled on the man when the truck found at the Brooklyn lot was [...]

Man charged in connection with JFK airport trailer theft2014-02-13T00:00:00+00:00

New York students killed in drunk driving accident

When drivers get behind the wheel in an intoxicated state, it can create danger for others on the road. Sadly, a drunk driving accident can become an example of how families can be torn apart from the loss of a loved one. Two New York college students were killed in a recent accident with an alleged drunk driver.According to reports, a group of pedestrians were walking along the shoulder of a roadway when three of them were hit by a motorist. After the collision, the driver of the vehicle left the scene. Authorities arrived at the at the crash location and discovered that two of the victims were already dead. Both of the deceased victims were students at the same school. Medical personnel transported the third victim to the hospital [...]

New York students killed in drunk driving accident2014-02-07T00:00:00+00:00

5 people charged with rash of property crimes

On Jan. 30, five people were taken into custody and charged after authorities looked into a number of commercial burglaries, a home burglary and a theft at a business that have taken place since October 2013, according to Suffolk law enforcement personnel. Authorities investigated a home burglary and nearly a dozen commercial burglaries throughout several area towns. Residents and business owners reported missing items that included cash, cellphones and computers, and four individuals were detained for these. Three of these people, along with a fifth person, allegedly committed the theft from the business.The people taken into custody include a 21-year-old man was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree burglary, criminal trespass, petty larceny and 11 counts of third-degree burglary. A 22-year-old man was charged with second-degree [...]

5 people charged with rash of property crimes2014-02-06T00:00:00+00:00
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