NEW YORK-African-Americans pay a lot more for auto-insurance than drivers of other races according to a new study. The study was for male drivers in New York, where auto insurance tends to be very high in poor and working class neighborhoods. The San Francisco Gate reports: surveyed 600 male Manhattan residents in conducting this […]

NEW YORK-Willis Sands, an off duty paramedic saved a 2-year-old girl after she fell out of a window on the 5th floor by using his skills and training to stabilize her before she was sent to the hospital. NBC New York reports: “I looked down and I saw the baby shaking,” Sands said. “Blood underneath […]

BROOKLYN-A four-year-old boy, Jayelin Graham was killed after his step father, Damian Jones’ Cane Corso, an Italian dog trained for hunting wild boars, “Machete” bit his throat and mauled him to death. Graham and his brothers were left alone with the dog who was “trained to kill” according to neighbors who also claimed that the […]

A Sunday-school teacher and assistant special-education teacher was fired from her job at a Brooklyn elementary school for praying in the classroom. The New York Post reports: PS 224 assistant special-education teacher Anita Wooten-Francis, 52, claims she never hid her faith but took care not to influence kids. She worshiped in her classroom before or […]

NEW YORK — A huge crowd gathered outside the criminal court in Manhattan yesterday, in protest of the acquittal of two police officers charged with raping a drunken women in her apartment. Huffington Post reports: The protest was organized by a coalition of women’s rights groups, including Permanent Wave and Feministing. The purpose of the […]

NEW YORK — The watchful eyes of the Daily News caught the former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his wife leaving his house for a mysterious trip to the doctor’s office. This comes shortly after The New York Post reported that the hotel maid who accused Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault was living in an apartment […]

NEW YORK — After coughing up $1 million in bail money, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, gets to wait in the lap of luxury for a seven-count indictment on charges of attempted rape. The Daily News reports: The first floor boasts a guest suite with bath and private entrance, a […]

A Bronx man was arrested and spent two nights in jail over an incident that started when an officer observed him drinking a bottle wrapped in plastic in the passenger seat of a minivan. The Daily News reports: Brown was cradling a strawberry-kiwi fruit juice between his knees when Officer Eroilio Luna knocked on his […]

NEW YORK-At least twelve teens have been caught on camera walking into a Dunkin Donuts and then throwing tables, chairs and trashing the establishment for no apparent reason. Some of the teens also helped themselves to donuts and soda. RELATED STORIES Transgender Girl Suffers Alleged Seizure After Group Beatdown In McDonald’s Bikini-Clad Woman In Burger […]

NEW YORK– Two loud explosions on E 53rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Manhattan caused by manholes exploding out the pavement caused a stir and confusion for nearby businesses. Police and fire crews are now investigating the cause.

A recent article on the New York Times is about the way in which college graduates are facing greater and greater difficulty in finding employment after leaving school. The New York Times reports: Employment rates for new college graduates have fallen sharply in the last two years, as have starting salaries for those who can […]

NEW YORK – Marie Lauradin plead guilty to first-degree assault charges for lighting her 6-year-old daughter on fire in a voodoo ritual to get rid of evil spirits. The New York Daily News reports: Lauradin, 30, admitted pouring rum over daughter Frantzcia Santil’s head during the June 2009 incident in the basement of her Queens […]