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New York motorcyclist dies in auto accident

A motorcycle ride turned into catastrophe on a recent Sunday. New York authorities indicate that the auto accident involved a car and two motorcyclists. The incident resulted in the loss of life for a 45-year-old man.Authorities conducted a preliminary investigation into the accident that occurred on Sunday afternoon when the motorcyclists were traveling near the intersection. According to officials, the crash took place when one of the motorcyclists, for unknown reasons, crashed into the back of a vehicle operated by a 29-year-old man. The impact caused the man's vehicle to careen into the left lane, which resulted in another motorcycle crashing into the vehicle.Medical crews transported the driver of the vehicle to the hospital, but the exact details of his condition have not been reported. One of the motorcyclists was [...]

New York motorcyclist dies in auto accident2014-05-30T00:00:00+00:00

New York physician accused of illegally prescribing painkillers

When doctors in New York take the Hippocratic Oath, they swear to protect and serve patients honestly and without harm. However, one physician has found himself being accused of breaking that oath by allegedly prescribing addictive pain medication to those who did not need it.A 47-year-old New York physician has recently been charged with illegal distribution of a controlled substance after allegedly prescribing pain medication to people who did not need it. According to the prosecution, the doctor prescribed painkillers hundreds of times from the beginning of 2009 to September 2013 for no medical reason.The painkillers allegedly prescribed included highly addictive medications such as methadone, oxycodone, carisprodol and oxymorphone. The physician has surrendered himself to the Tactical Diversion Squad of the Drug Enforcement Administration, which has apprehended a number of [...]

New York physician accused of illegally prescribing painkillers2014-05-28T00:00:00+00:00

Queens councilman faces allegations of fraud, other crimes

Not all crimes in New York are violent crimes. White-collar crimes also take place, and will be aggressively prosecuted. That is why it is important for New Yorkers to establish a strong defense when accused of white-collar crimes such as identity theft, fraud, tax evasion and embezzlement.In New York, Queens Councilman Ruben Wills has been charged with grand larceny, fraud and falsifying records. However, he has proclaimed his is not guilty and plans on fighting these accusations. He also maintains that he will not resign from his position due to the charges against him. He claims he has the support of both the council and his district in these matters. He has had to turn in his passports, but has been released without bail.This situation brings up a very good [...]

Queens councilman faces allegations of fraud, other crimes2014-05-23T00:00:00+00:00

New York auto shop worker dies in fatal car accident

An employee of an auto shop died as a result of a recent car accident. The fatal car accident occurred when he was working on a vehicle. Preliminary reports suggest that a driver smashed into a parked car and then smashed into the man. New York authorities are still on the hunt for the hit-and-run driver.The accident happened on a recent Saturday morning when the auto shop employee was working on a car that was sitting halfway in the bicycle lane. A driver of a Nissan sedan, for unknown reasons, crashed into two parked cars, then afterward crashed into the auto shop employee. The impact forced the man's head into a minivan's back window.The driver of the Nissan reportedly fled the scene after the accident. Medical crews transported the man [...]

New York auto shop worker dies in fatal car accident2014-05-22T00:00:00+00:00

Charges against news producers dismissed after WTC-site incident

A strong criminal defense may be able to minimize the harm criminal charges and accusations can bring. Two CNN news reporters will have charges against them dismissed after allegedly trespassing at the World Trade Center site. The two were accused of trespassing at the World Trade Center site while reporting on security lapses at the site. One of the producers will have the misdemeanor charges against him dismissed, provided he completes two days of community service. The charges against the other producer were dropped, as he only recorded video at the site during the alleged incident.An effective criminal defense can sometimes help avoid long-term consequences when facing criminal charges and allegations. Criminal charges can be frightening and perhaps overwhelming. Because a criminal conviction can result in serious penalties, it is [...]

Charges against news producers dismissed after WTC-site incident2014-05-16T00:00:00+00:00

New York car accident kills 4 people

A crash happened over the weekend that resulted in tragedy. The car accident left four people dead and three people suffering from injuries. New York authorities are still investigating the incident.According to reports, the accident took place in the middle of the night when a Nissan sedan veered into oncoming traffic. The sedan crashed head-on into an SUV, causing two occupants in the Nissan to be ejected from the vehicle. The driver of the SUV and a female occupant suffered serious injuries and were transported to the hospital for treatment. Reportedly, one of the occupants who were ejected from the Nissan was deceased at the scene.Two other occupants in the Nissan were also killed instantly. Tragically, the teen driver of the Nissan sedan later died at the hospital. Authorities are [...]

New York car accident kills 4 people2014-05-15T00:00:00+00:00

Theft charges dropped against Pakistani woman in New York

Racial profiling by security officers or even police is an unfortunate reality in New York and across the United States. This is why it is so important, then, that swift action be taken by anyone who feels they have been the victims of racial profiling, in order to protect their innocence.A 31-year-old Pakistani woman has recently been exonerated of misdemeanor theft charges after being accused of shoplifting a Macy's store in New York - the exact store featured on the classic holiday movie Miracle on 34th Street." The prosecution did not meet their burden of proof and could not show beyond a reasonable doubt that the woman committed the crime. The woman claimed thatThe woman was suspected of stealing jewelry worth approximately $193. Security guards apparently watched her while she [...]

Theft charges dropped against Pakistani woman in New York2014-05-09T00:00:00+00:00

New York car accident kills 9-year-old girl

The busy streets of New York are known to be a place of many car accidents. Unfortunately, these accidents can be dangerous and, all too often, deadly. This may be true for a case in which a 9-year-old girl was killed in a car accident on a recent Sunday.Authorities responded to the scene of a fatal accident and conducted a preliminary investigation. Reportedly, a driver of a minivan crashed into a Hyundai sedan and a Toyota van, causing the roof of the Hyundai to be ripped off. The impact trapped the passengers and the child inside of the vehicle until they were freed by rescue crews. Five passengers were transported to the hospital for treatment of their injuries, and they are listed in stable condition.Tragically, the child later died at [...]

New York car accident kills 9-year-old girl2014-05-07T00:00:00+00:00

New York pedestrian dies in car accident by alleged drunk driver

A fatal accident is typically overwhelming for family members. It can be especially overwhelming when they learn that their family member was struck and killed by a drunk driver. This appears to be true for a case that occurred on our New York roadways in the recent weeks. A male pedestrian was killed by an alleged drunk driver in a car accident.According to reports, the accident took place in the early morning hours on a recent Tuesday. The accident ensued when the pedestrian was walking along the turnpike in the southbound direction. He was making his way across the lanes, but when he reached the third lane, the driver of a Geo sedan crashed into him. The pedestrian never made it to the hospital after being tragically declared deceased at [...]

New York pedestrian dies in car accident by alleged drunk driver2014-05-02T00:00:00+00:00

Police officer accused of drunk driving while on the job

In New York, driving while intoxicated could have significant consequences, particularly if the alleged incident occurs while the accused is on the job. This is especially true if the accused is a police officer tasked with upholding the law.A detective for the New York Police Department is facing accusations of drunk driving after transporting his partner to the hospital with a gunshot wound that the accused allegedly inflicted. A breath test initially performed at the field measured the accused's blood alcohol concentration at 0.11. The accused later declined to submit to a breath test at the police station.According to police, the accused and his partner were investigating a robbery in Queens. The accused was allegedly showing the hammer of his gun to his partner, when he accidentally shot the man [...]

Police officer accused of drunk driving while on the job2014-05-01T00:00:00+00:00
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