Thousands of people marched in the city for a second night to protest the decision to not indict a white policeman who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson , Missouri. The protests, which caused traffic gridlock in many parts of Manhattan, have been largely peaceful, with few arrests, including one after a protester tossed fake blood on the police commissioner in Times Square, officials said Tuesday.
Washington Times, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 12:40 AM
Wilfredo Vega, seen in August in Manhattan Criminal Court, allegedly killed a 7-year-old Siberian husky when he tried to run over its owner, Dejan Piskacek, who was seeing Vega's girlfriend. A Manhattan man wound up being a very hostile witness at the trial of another man who allegedly stole his girlfriend, tried to run him over and killed his dog.
New York Daily News, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 08:51 PM
At least three people have been arrested as hundreds of protestors marched through Manhattan for a second night to protest the decision to not indict a policeman who shot and killed a teenager in Ferguson, Mo., according to 7online.com . The protesters -- reportedly numbering about 600 -- gathered in Union Square on Tuesday night before splitting up into several smaller groups, chanting "No justice, no peace."
SILive.com, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 11:17 PM
New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center, where in 2013 the average emergency room wait to see a doctor was 85 minutes, ranking the Washington Heights facility among the state's 10 worst. An upper-Manhattan lawmaker who slammed New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center this summer for its long wait times and "horrendous conditions" will host a hearing on the matter next month.
New York Daily News, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 10:03 PM
A new exhibit, Paper Reveries , second in the series Art Ahead , will open at Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Shirley Fiterman Art Center, at 81 Barclay Street in Lower Manhattan. "ART AHEAD, as a series, will be a platform for contemporary art that explores risk taking and sparks conversation on art," says Kathleen Kucka, curator of the exhibition.
GlobeNewswire, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 11:31 AM
The videotaped confessions of a New Jersey man charged with murdering Etan Patz, the 6-year-old who vanished in 1979 on his way to his school bus stop in Manhattan, can be used in court, a New York judge has ruled. Pedro Hernandez, 53, confessed to strangling the boy in interviews with police over two days in May 2012, decades after the trail had gone cold in Etan's disappearance.
Los Angeles Times, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 03:31 PM
There's lots to give thanks for this week if you work or live downtown or if you had the foresight to invest in the area in the gloomy years immediately following 9/11. A stroll from Chambers Street to the Battery, or from river to river, reveals the golden turkey and the trimmings - from just-opened Pier A restaurant Harbor House to the under-construction Beekman Hotel and Residences in the landmarked Temple Court building at Beekman Street and Park Row.
New York Post, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 02:06 AM
Date: Sunday, Dec. 7 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Leave from Deer Path Park Ages: All Cost: $33 per person Hop on a coach bus for a trip into the winter wonderland of Rockefeller Center. Experience the holiday season like never before in historic Manhattan- where the smell of hot chocolate and pine waft through the air.
The Jersey Journal, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 11:13 PM