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A few weeks ago I saw a man get arrested at the 23rd St. N/R Station. As two NYPD officers tried to cuff him he broke free of them, and shoved them, shouting ridiculous blather about being treated unfairly and fearing the police. One of the officers pulled his Taser and I thought the man,… Read more »

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I was fortunate enough to be invited by some friends to join them at a restaurant on Long Island to watch some Ultimate Fighting Championship fights. There are better tributes one can pay to these great fighters than enjoying them beat each other bloody while stuffing yourself with chicken wings, but hey, we’ve got to… Read more »

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This past weekend, my wife and I took our three girls to the Cradle of Aviation Museum not far outside the New York City border in Nassau County, Long Island, New York. The museum is located on the spot where Charles Lindbergh took off on his historic first trans-Atlantic flight in 1927. The museum is… Read more »

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It was a quiet Wednesday night and we had just managed to put our girls to bed when we heard and felt an explosion. Even though it had been raining, there was no way that this was thunder. The explosion was quickly followed by a burning smell. We looked out our windows but did not… Read more »

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As we head into the holidays, New York is a city divided. It has always been a place of vigorous debate and contested policies, but the latest controversy over race and policing has dialed up the vitriol and indicates a further departure from civilized debate. The past summer Eric Garner, a black man on Staten… Read more »

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Hold that phone. Well at least while you are behind the wheel. New York begins a crackdown on texting drivers today, with more police and new text-detecting equipment in unmarked cars, officials said. “Distracted driving kills. Period,” said Gov. Cuomo (pictured), who on Monday signed into law harsher penalties for teens who text behind the wheel. State… Read more »

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AFP – Al-Qaeda’s military chief in Yemen warned Americans in an audio message posted online that the Boston bombings revealed a fragile security as he urged Muslims to defend their religion. Qassim al-Rimi, the military chief of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, said making bombs such as the ones used in the twin blasts in… Read more »

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Having allegedly left his victim with a black eye, a bruised forehead and several other injuries because the victim is gay Police are now hunting for the man in this photograph whose name according to NYPD is Roman Gornell. His victim, Dan Contarino says. “It’s very sad, but I’m lucky I’m alive.” The attack happened Monday night,… Read more »

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A spate of anti-gay attacks in New York City is prompting New York’s finest to increase their presence in some gay-friendly neighborhoods in a run up to Gay Pride Month in June. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said Monday that the NYPD has pledged to station command vehicles in Greenwich Village, Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen through the… Read more »

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New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly believes the Boston Marathon bombings were a type of jihad attack that is on the rise in the United States. “I see this as an ongoing pattern. We’ve seen these radicalized young men do, or try to do, similar things,’’ Kelly told Newsmax TV’s “The Steve Malzberg Show.’’… Read more »