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Elisabeth Bing Started the LaMaze Movement for Women

Elisabeth Bing Started the LaMaze Movement for Women

Elisabeth Bing who is best known for starting LaMaze for women in the United States, by guiding the natural childbirth movement, has died Friday in her Manhattan home in New York, she was 100 years old. Her son Peter is the one that discovered that she had passed on. For almost 60 years she taught young women to be more empowered, and […]

Heroin Sting in Bronx Reveals to Be One of the Biggest in U.S. History

Heroin Sting in Bronx Reveals to Be One of the Biggest in U.S. History

Law enforcement officials engaged in a sting operation at a building which was suspected of being part of a heroin ring in the Bronx. The apartment building is located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx borough. An official account of the events that transpired during and after the sting will be announced on Tuesday afternoon […]

FAO Schwarz Toy Store Closing, for Now

FAO Schwarz Toy Store Closing, for Now

The iconic FAO Schwarz toy store in Manhattan, owned by Toys “R” Us, will be closing on July 15 because of increased costs to rent the building it is currently at, in the General Motors building. The FAO Schwarz store features the giant toy piano popularized by Tom Hanks dancing on it in the movie, […]

Al Qaeda Man Convicted for 1998 Embassy Bombings

Al Qaeda Man Convicted for 1998 Embassy Bombings

Khalid al-Fawaaz, an al Qaeda operative, was sentenced in a federal court in connection with the bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya, Nairobi and Tanzania in 1998. Fawaaz, 52, was convicted of four counts of conspiracy by U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in New York yesterday. The 1998 bombing trials saw 26 people being indicted in […]

Manhattan Man Shot After Attempted Hammer Attack Alive but in Critical Condition, Mental History Revealed

Manhattan Man Shot After Attempted Hammer Attack Alive but in Critical Condition, Mental History Revealed

The Manhattan man who attempted to attack a female police officer with a hammer yesterday, May 13, has been reported as being alive but in critical condition as a result of him being shot by defending officers. The incident occurred around the busy Penn Station area of the borough; also, the man’s mental health history […]

Manhattan Man Shot and Killed by Police Near Penn Station After Attempted Hammer Attack on Female

Manhattan Man Shot and Killed by Police Near Penn Station After Attempted Hammer Attack on Female

A man in Manhattan, New York has been shot and killed by police after attempting to attack a female officer with a hammer. Bizarrely, this individual is wanted for a string of attacks with said weapon that are said to have occurred over the past week. The incident took place at 8th and 37th, in […]

New York Woman Dies After Being Struck by Car

New York Woman Dies After Being Struck by Car

A New York woman has died following being struck by a vehicle on Tuesday night, May 12. The deceased is Ishwer Wadhwa, 66. She is said to have been a resident of the Bay Shore community. Police say that it was while she attempted to cross the area of 5th Avenue around the area of […]

Amtrak Train Derailment Shuts Down Service Between New York and Philadelphia

Amtrak Train Derailment Shuts Down Service Between New York and Philadelphia

An Amtrak train having derailed has led to the shut down of service between New York and Philadelphia. At least 50 people have been confirmed as injured as a result. There was 200 people on the train when it derailed, and it was traveling from Washington to New York. More than a few hospitals in […]

Mexican Gang Member Identified by Police in Killing of Queens Man

Mexican Gang Member Identified by Police in Killing of Queens Man

According to law enforcement officials at the New York City Police Department (NYPD), a Mexican gang member who gunned down a man in Queens last week has been identified by detectives. Raul Zamora, 35, allegedly shot a killed Jorge Manzanarez in front of a building at 93-12 Roosevelt Avenue in Jackson Heights at around 2:33 […]

New York Tries to Nail Salons

New York Tries to Nail Salons

For many, getting a manicure is usually a question of finding the time. In New York, getting a manicure has become a political issue with politicians, including the governor, jumping on the bandwagon to nail salons and salon owners for egregious labor law violations and hazardous work conditions. Last week, The New York Times published […]

Cocaine Ring in New York City Broken Up by U.S. And Italian Authorities

Cocaine Ring in New York City Broken Up by U.S. And Italian Authorities

According to New York City police officials, U.S. and Italian agents broke up a large cocaine ring operation that was being run out of a city pizzeria. During the sting, 13 Italians were arrested with alleged links to organized crime. The FBI and agents from Italy’s SCO police apprehended the men when they were asleep […]

Bronx Clinics’ Illegal Oxycodone Ring Doctor Found Guilty

Bronx Clinics’ Illegal Oxycodone Ring Doctor Found Guilty

The doctor that was at the helm of an illegal Oxycodone ring in the Bronx, New York, has been found guilty. Federal prosecutors have stated he may face up to 20 years in prison, following being convicted by a jury. A man by the name of Kevin Lowe is the individual involved in this drug […]

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