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Brooklyn 3 Year Old Beaten to Death in Shelter [Video]

Brooklyn 3 Year Old Beaten to Death in Shelter [Video]

Three-year-old Jeida Torres was beaten to death yesterday afternoon in the Brooklyn shelter where she lived with her mother, brother and mother’s boyfriend. The boyfriend, 20-year-old Kelsey Smith, has been arrested in connection with the death. Jeida’s 5-year-old brother Andrew was also beaten, but his injuries are said to not be life-threatening, although he was hospitalized. A […]

New York: 10 Most Dangerous Cities

New York: 10 Most Dangerous Cities

New York is not only one of the most populated states in the U.S., it also has one of the highest crime rates. There are some cities within “The Empire State,” which is the state’s nickname, that are more dangerous than others. The 50 most densely populated cities in New York were ranked from one […]

Ebola: JFK Pilot Site for U.S. Airport Screenings

Ebola: JFK Pilot Site for U.S. Airport Screenings

Ebola screenings began on Saturday, October 11 at New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport for travelers coming from the most-affected West African countries, such as Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, in an effort to curb the spread of the disease in the U.S. JFK is one of five approved pilot sites for the […]

Teen Imprisoned Three Years Without Trial Suing New York City, Police

Teen Imprisoned Three Years Without Trial Suing New York City, Police

New York teen, Kalief Browder, who was imprisoned for three years without trial, even though he was ultimately found to be innocent, is suing New York City and the New York Police Department. The case highlights a callous disregard for civil liberties on the part of both the District Attorney and the judge in this […]

Chimpanzee Leads Primates Towards Human Rights

Chimpanzee Leads Primates Towards Human Rights

In a bizarre case for human rights, a chimpanzee leads the way for primates to earn the rights, and towards a real life Planet of the Apes. Maybe not the world depicted in the 1960’s Charlton Heston classic film, but Tommy, a 26-year-old chimpanzee is heading into an upstate New York courtroom to fight for human […]

Black Bear Cub Found Dead in Central Park Likely Hit by Car

Black Bear Cub Found Dead in Central Park Likely Hit by Car

New York wildlife officials on Tuesday said the deceased bear cub found under a Central Park bush was not a victim of animal cruelty, as they had first thought. Instead, it appears as though the cub was killed in a collision with a motor vehicle. The cub was found on Monday by two women who […]

Bronx 14 Year Old Stabbed to Death at House Party

Bronx 14 Year Old Stabbed to Death at House Party

A 14-year-old Bronx boy is dead and three others injured after a stabbing that took place about 3 a.m. today at a house party that turned violent. The boy was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital with stab wounds to the chest. Three other boys were also injured, including a 17-year-old who was stabbed […]

Climate Change Takes New York City by Storm

Climate Change Takes New York City by Storm

Climate change is a geo-political hot topic that is garnering much attention as it is becoming increasingly apparent that the situation poses a global threat. Response to the issue has included several acts of civil disobedience, such as demonstrations, sit-ins, and protests across the globe. Case in point: more than 100 demonstrators were arrested in […]

Surgery: Patients Suffer Sticker Shock Over Unexpected Medical Bills

Surgery: Patients Suffer Sticker Shock Over Unexpected Medical Bills

Patients are suffering sticker shock over American health care and the considerable problem of unexpected medical bills. The issue puts many patients at higher death risk. Experts contend that in the area of healthcare, there are many unexpected and unwelcome associated cost burdens placed on the patients, particular with any surgery-related or other medical services were hospitalization […]

New Jersey, New York Gun Control Demonstrates Glaring Double Standard

New Jersey, New York Gun Control Demonstrates Glaring Double Standard

New Jersey – along with its neighbor-state, New York – has rapidly become ground zero for the trampling of constitutional rights and two recent gun-related incidents demonstrate the glaring double standard exercised in those states. In the first incident, a single mother of two small boys is facing the prospect of up to three and […]

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