Bronx councilwoman talks migrant tents in her district

Bronx councilwoman talks migrant tents in her district

On Tuesday, Mayor Eric Adams defended his plan to shelter migrants seeking asylum in tents. The city says it’s struggling to provide services for the more than 14,000 migrants sent here from the southern border since May. The construction of the first tent city — in the parking lot of the Bronx’s Orchard Beach — … Read more

California murder suspect, teen daughter killed in shootout

California murder suspect, teen daughter killed in shootout

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An abducted 15-year-old girl and her father — a fugitive wanted in the death of the teen’s mother — were both killed amid a shootout with law enforcement Tuesday on a highway in California’s high desert, authorities said. San Bernardino County Sheriff Shannon Dicus did not specify whether Savannah Graziano was … Read more

Additional charges likely in connection to car rally in Wildwood, N.J. where Carlisle girl died

Additional charges likely in connection to car rally in Wildwood, N.J. where Carlisle girl died

Bill Barlow The Press of Atlantic City “I’ve never seen anything like it. It was a riot,” said Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron following last weekend’s deadly crash during an unsanctioned car rally. WILDWOOD — More charges are likely in connection to an unsanctioned car rally in Wildwood over the weekend, which has … Read more

22-year-old Lincoln man arrested, charged with murder in shooting outside downtown club

22-year-old Lincoln man arrested, charged with murder in shooting outside downtown club

A 22-year-old Lincoln man has been arrested and charged for his alleged involvement in the shooting death of a 33-year-old man outside a strip club in the downtown area early Sunday morning, according to Lincoln Police. Jahhrasta S. Fletcher was captured on surveillance video in close proximity to the victim, Robert Brannon, in an alley near The Foxy … Read more

Vancouver’s 5 mayoral candidates debate safety, homelessness in Chinatown – BC

Vancouver’s 5 mayoral candidates debate safety, homelessness in Chinatown – BC

Vancouver’s five mayoral candidates squared off in Chinatown Saturday in a sometimes fiery debate over drug use, public safety and homelessness in the community that saw ongoing challenges worsen during the pandemic. The town hall was moderated by veteran journalist Frances Bula of the Globe and Mail, and sponsored by 15 community organizations from the … Read more

During ‘Rail Safety Month,’ LA-area railroad incidents up

During ‘Rail Safety Month,’ LA-area railroad incidents up

In the Los Angeles metropolitan area, so far this year, there have been 78 incidents involving trains striking people or vehicles. Forty-four incidents resulted in death. That number is up from 63 incidents during all of 2021. As part of “Rail Safety Month,” Metrolink has teamed up with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to … Read more

Two Rikers guards plead guilty to bribery scheme

Two Rikers guards plead guilty to bribery scheme

Two city correction officers have pleaded guilty to accepting tens of thousands of dollars in bribes to smuggle drugs and cellphones into Rikers Island for alleged Bloods gang members, federal prosecutors said Tuesday in a release. Krystle Burrell, a 35-year-old Nassau County resident, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court to accepting $9,780 in bribes from … Read more

Legal Aid Society attorney discusses city’s migrant crisis

Legal Aid Society attorney discusses city’s migrant crisis

Joshua Goldfein, a staff attorney at The Legal Aid Society, joined Errol Louis on “Inside City Hall” Tuesday night to discuss if Texas and Florida could face legal ramifications for sending asylum seekers to the city. “People have definitely been harmed and they may have a right to collect some damages for that,” Goldfein said. … Read more

Why wasn't city better prepared to avert public safety crisis during Mexican Independence Day festiv – CBS Chicago

Why wasn't city better prepared to avert public safety crisis during Mexican Independence Day festiv – CBS Chicago

Why wasn’t city better prepared to avert public safety crisis during Mexican Independence Day festiv  CBS Chicago Mexican Independence Day celebrated in Paso Robles  Paso Robles Daily News Crowds flock to South Chicago Mexican Independence Day Parade: ‘This is a day we get to celebrate our culture  Chicago Sun-Times Boise celebrates Mexican Independence Day through song  KTVB.com View Full … Read more

Corrections union head blames City Council for Rikers issues

Corrections union head blames City Council for Rikers issues

Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association president Benny Boscio blamed City Council for a staffing shortage at city jails, citing this as a reason for why there have been 14 Rikers-related deaths this year. “Any death in our custody is very tragic and our hearts go out to the family, but look, the City Council has no … Read more