Category Archives: Crime

Bill De Blasio To Face Feds today, Feb 24

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ollie Fullington, a spokeswoman for GOP mayoral candidate Paul Massey, slammed de Blasio for his leisurely schedule.

“New Yorkers need a mayor who will focus on sensible policies and excellent service for its residents, not someone who is distracted by a record number of criminal investigations, and who may even have a pay-to-play deal with his law firm,” she said. nypost.com Video CBS New York

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Jailed green card holder who voted could face deportation. Video

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Last week a Fort Worth, Texas jury convicted a legal permanent resident from Mexico who is not a U.S. citizen of illegally casting ballots in five elections going back to 2004. Rosa Maria Ortega was sentenced to eight years in prison and could face deportation. Associated Press reporter Paul Weber joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the case. PBS NewsHour

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Vetrano Murder Suspect Held Without Bail

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Suspect Charged In Murder Of Queens Jogger Karina Vetrano. Murder Suspect Wanted To Be A Social Worker. A 20-year-old New York City man faces murder and sexual assault charges after his DNA was recovered from the body of a slain woman. Chanel Lewis’ allegedly offered “detailed incriminating statements and admissions” to detectives and his cellphone was also linked to the crime, according to local media reports.  More at yahoo.com/news

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Should juveniles be incarcerated with adults?

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While all states can charge juveniles as adults, often for the most serious crimes, North Carolina and New York do so for every 16- or 17-year-old, regardless of the offense. People who want to raise the age of adult responsibility in New York say that research shows a high social and economic cost of incarcerating youth. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports on the debate.. PBS NewsHour video

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