New York City traffic fatalities increase

Traffic deaths have been steadily declining in New York City since 2007. Now statistics show a concerning reversal of that trend. Between July 2011 and June 2012 deaths from New York City motor vehicle accidents rose 23 percent compared to the previous year (291 compared to 236), according to the recently released Mayor’s Management Report. […]

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NYPD faces new charges for Occupy Wall Street arrests

It’s been almost a year since the Occupy Wall Street Protests, but the New York Police Department (NYPD) is facing new claims of false arrest for officers’ conduct during the event. A federal lawsuit was filed by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF) which challenges the NYPD’s use of sidewalk arrests during the first […]

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Bishop convicted of failing to report priest for child pornography

Last week a Kansas City bishop was found guilty of shielding a priest who was taking pornographic pictures of young girls. The Roman Catholic bishop became the first bishop in America to be convicted of such a crime in the sexual abuse scandal that has been plaguing the Catholic Church for decades. The bishop was […]

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New York Priest Apologizes for Comments About Child Sex Abuse

Last week a New York priest said he “deeply regrets” the hurt caused by his comments regarding clergy sexual abuse of minors. His remarks, accusing child sex abuse victims of seducing their accusers, generated outrage in the public and were repudiated by church leaders. In an interview by the National Catholic Register, the Franciscan Friar was […]

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Drive Carefully: More New York Car Accidents Predicted Over Holiday

During Labor Day weekend, the traditional last weekend of summer, many people are off to enjoy extra time with family or friends. Unfortunately, this increased traffic also leads to a rise in car accidents and fatalities. INRX, a supplier of traffic forecasts and data, ranks New York City as the country’s worst city for motorists […]

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