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  • New York City Schools Expecting Flood of Illegal Aliens in Coming Years

    11/23/2014 7:53:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 11/23/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    While Obama is still making ridiculous promises of border security that are as credible as a crack addict promising that this will be his last go at the crack pipe, the actual liberal infrastructure is prepping for what’s really coming.A horrifyingly massive flood of illegal aliens attracted to amnesty like wasps to human sweat. New York has sent a warning to its schools: Expect more illegal immigrants.The city Department of Education has told principals it plans this year to enroll 2,350 migrant children from Central America who crossed into the United States unaccompanied — with many more to come.“It is...
  • Annie remake: casting of black lead provokes negative Twitter posts

    11/23/2014 12:40:10 PM PST · by BBell · 98 replies ^ | Sunday 9 March 2014
    Name: Annie. Age: 11. Appearance: Headstrong, smartass, black. Hold on a minute. Annie's not black. She's a little blonde Swiss girl who lives in the mountains. That's Heidi, you idiot. Annie's the little red-headed girl who looks like Sideshow Bob. But this new version of Annie doesn't look anything like Sideshow Bob. That's because in this remake she is being played by Oscar-nominated actor Quvenzhan Wallis.
  • Daniel Greenfield: Valerie Jarrett Wants the Obamas to Move to New York

    11/23/2014 12:03:58 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Frontpage magazine ^ | November 22, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Great. Just what the city needed. We finally got Bill Clinton to leave Harlem and now the Obamas will get a view of Central Park. Its like the city is becoming the Elba of disgraced Democrats. If Jimmy Carter gets a place in Park Slope, were officially the Democrat dumping ground. In a Politico Magazine piece, Carol Felsenthal writes that Obama needs to fire Valerie Jarrett in some gentle move her upstairs way. Her suggestion is to have her run the Obama library. So, the library. People in Chicago believe Valerie means to run it, whether its in Chicagoprobably at...
  • New York health officials test person's remains for Ebola

    11/19/2014 3:19:54 AM PST · by wtd · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/19;2014 26 minutes ago | Reuters
    New York health officials test person's remains for Ebola (Reuters) - New York City health officials said they will test the remains of a person who died of an apparent heart attack on Tuesday for Ebola as the person had recently come to the United States from West Africa. The person, who was not identified
  • Is Ebola back in New York?

    11/18/2014 8:02:05 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 57 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 18 November 2014 | Chris Spargo
    There are new fears of a possible Ebola outbreak in New York City after a woman who was being monitored for the deadly virus dropped dead on Tuesday afternoon. FDNY activated the Special Operations and Hazmat units after the the woman, who had traveled to Guinea three weeks ago according to a source on the scene, died at Amy Professional African Hair Braidig in the Brownsville area of Brooklyn. An eyewitness who saw the body said there was blood coming from her 'face, nose and mouth.'
  • New York High School Rejects Student's Request to Launch Christian Club 'Dare to Believe'

    11/19/2014 8:07:39 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/19/2014 | Michael Gryboski
    A New York high school has rejected a student's request to have a Christian club on campus, prompting possible legal action by a Texas-based organization. Wantagh High School of the Wantagh Union Free School District recently denied official recognition for Elizabeth Loverde's proposed club "Dare to Believe." In response to the rejection, Loverde and her family contacted the Plano, Texas-based Liberty Institute, which sent a letter Monday to the principal, as well as to other school district officials. "Once a secondary school such as yours creates a limited open forum, it cannot deny equal access to student groups on the...
  • Brooklyn Woman On Ebola Monitoring List Drops Dead Bleeding From "Face, Mouth, Nose"

    11/19/2014 6:03:12 AM PST · by RummyChick · 119 replies
    zerohedge ^ | 11/18 | zerohedge
    Just a week after Dr. Craig Spencer was declared 'Ebola-free', The Daily Mail reports a woman, who had arrived from Guinea 18 days ago (and was on the NYC Ebola monitoring list), dropped dead in a Brooklyn hair salon this afternoon. FDNY sent their Special Operations and Hazmat units but she was declared dead at the scene. Witnesses said she was bleeding from the "face, nose, mouth, everything."
  • New York Police Detain Man In Subway Shoving Death

    11/18/2014 7:51:09 PM PST · by Steelfish · 24 replies
    LATimes ^ | November 18, 2014 | JAMES QUEALLY
    New York Police Detain Man In Subway Shoving Death Kevin Darden, a suspect in the death of a man who was pushed in front of a subway train Sunday. (New York City Police Department) By JAMES QUEALLY New York City police have apprehended a 34-year-old man who is a person of interest in the death of a man who was shoved into the path of a subway train Sunday. Kevin Darden is a person of interest in the death of 61-year-old Bronx resident Wai Kuen Kwok, who was pushed in front of a train as he stood on the platform...
  • Dad pushed in front of train as horrified wife watches

    11/17/2014 4:23:56 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 92 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/16/2014 | Reuven Fenton, Larry Celona and Rebecca Harshbarger
    A hardworking father of two was killed Sunday when a stranger shoved him off a Bronx subway platform and into the path of a train as his horrified wife looked on, family and police sources said. A suspect was spotted minutes later boarding a city bus and then hopping off to coolly smoke a cigarette. --SNIP-- Police released surveillance video of a middle-aged, balding man dressed in a black leather jacket, black pants and white sneakers calmly sauntering outside the station after the crime.
  • 500,000 Undocumented Immigrants In NYC Hanging On Obamas Determination

    11/15/2014 8:04:34 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    CBS Local - New York City ^ | November 14, 2014
    From halfway around the world, President Barack Obama upped the ante in the fight for immigration reform. One woman told CBS2 political reporter Marcia Kramer on Friday that reform would mean everything to the half million undocumented immigrants in New York City. The woman spoke to Kramer wearing large, dark sunglasses to hide her face and a hat to hide her hair. She was afraid that if she were to truly come out of the shadows she would be deported and separated from her 9-year-old daughter, who was born here and is an American citizen. Every day that we leave...
  • Conflicts in New York City Parks as Homeless Population Rises

    11/14/2014 11:41:11 AM PST · by Theoria · 31 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 14 Nov 2014 | LISA W. FODERARO
    In Harlem River Park in Manhattan, homeless men can be seen sleeping on benches around the basketball courts and sprawled out on a soccer field by day, then hunkering under an overpass at night. In Brooklyn, dog owners in Fort Greene Park have had ugly confrontations with homeless people after their dogs woke them up in the early morning when they are allowed off-leash. And in the Bronx, there are so many homeless people in one small park, Devanney Triangle, that the community board and parks department are discussing the removal of all benches. After a decade in which the...
  • Doctor recovers from Ebola, leaves NYC hospital

    11/11/2014 10:39:55 AM PST · by Oliviaforever · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/11/14 | AP
    NEW YORK An emergency room physician who has recovered from Ebola said Tuesday as he left the hospital that he was living proof that early detection and isolation can stop the spread of the deadly virus, and he called for a better focus at the center of the outbreak in West Africa.
  • New York doctor now free of Ebola discharged from hospital

    11/11/2014 8:11:28 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 56 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/11/14 | Sebastian Malo
    A doctor who contracted Ebola was discharged from a hospital on Tuesday after weeks of isolation treatment for the virus and was cheered by New Yorkers from City Hall to the Harlem apartment building where he lives. The release of Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, who worked with Ebola patients in Guinea and had been held at Bellevue Hospital Center since he was diagnosed with the virus on Oct. 23, will mean no one in the United States is being treated for the disease, according to media reports. Spencer appeared at a news conference Tuesday morning, standing alongside New York City...
  • NYC weighs easing birth certificate gender changes

    11/10/2014 10:16:07 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 10, 2014 10:13 AM EST
    New York City lawmakers are weighing making it easier for transgender people to change the sex on their birth certificates. [] The City Councils Health Committee [] would eliminate a requirement for people to have gender-reassignment surgery in order to change the documents. Instead, a health professional would be able to affirm that the change would more accurately reflect the persons gender.
  • New York City under Ebola virus siege: 357 citizens being monitored for possible symptoms

    11/10/2014 9:08:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Tech Times ^ | 11/10/2014 | Vamien McKalin
    New York City citizens right now are probably living cautiously as the city has featured in the news quite a lot when it comes to the Ebola virus. Ever since Dr. Craig Spencer, who arrived back home after treating patients in West Africa, was found to have the virus, the city is unable to catch a break. New reports indicate that 357 residents in the city are being watched closely to help stop the spread of the disease by catching an infection in its early stages. The effort is part of a massive nationwide effort to slow and stop the...
  • New York Hospitals bleed cash as they fight Ebola

    11/10/2014 9:06:12 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Crain's New York Business ^ | 11/10/2014 | BY JONATHAN LAMANTIA
    The 10 hospitals designated by New York state to serve Ebola patients continue to rack up preparation or treatment costs. Bellevue Hospital Center, where Dr. Craig Spencer, New York City's only Ebola patient, is being treated, produces several 55-gallon drums of Ebola-related medical waste per day, said Reuvan Pasternak, chief executive of Stony Brook University Hospital, citing a conference call among hospital officials when the procedure was discussed. Other sources were briefed that Bellevue is spending $100,000 daily on waste treatment. "It's a huge cost," Dr. Pasternak said of waste disposal. "It's much more substantial than one would think." A...
  • VIDEO: Five Hours of Walking in NYC as a Jets Fan

    11/09/2014 1:08:08 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 5 replies
    The Big Lead ^ | 11/8/14 | Stephen Douglas
    Of all the videos parodying the original NYC cat calling video, this is my favorite. Its funny, doesnt overstay its welcome, and is the most believable. Usually, I agree that people should be left alone, but when you dress like a Jets fan, you are kind of asking for it.
  • Ebola Today: 357 People Monitored in NYC; Obama Asks Congress for $6B to Stop Ebola

    11/06/2014 10:12:31 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | November 6, 2014 | By Chelsea Rice
    So how is NYC handling Ebola? Throughout New York City, health officials announced that 357 individuals are being actively monitored, representing travelers from Ebola afflicted countries as well as hospital staff who cared for the latest Ebola patient, Dr. Craig Spencer, at Bellevue Hospital. In a letter to Congress Thursday afternoon, President Obama asked representatives to approve $6.18 billion emergency appropriations request for the 2015 fiscal year to develop a comprehensive strategy to contain and end the Ebola outbreak. This request mirrors the appeal to Congress in 2009 to combat the H1N1 flu outbreak.
  • New York City Ax Attacker Had Jihadi 'Manifesto' on Computer

    11/05/2014 5:01:29 AM PST · by wtd · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/4/2014 | Jordon Schachtel
    New York City Ax Attacker Had Jihadi 'Manifesto' on ComputerZale Thompson, the convert to Islam who attempted to kill two NYPD officers with his ax, had been visiting hundreds of websites belonging to jihadists loyal to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State (ISIS) over past months. Thompson had reportedly become fascinated with the terrorists' tactics, such as beheadings and violent acts of jihad, before his own violent act in late October. A police source told ABC News that Thompson had become obsessed with Islamic ideology. As of last Thursday, detectives had found 277 sites he visited within the last nine months...
  • Behind the New York Church Closings

    11/04/2014 7:00:51 AM PST · by marshmallow · 27 replies
    Aleteia ^ | 11/3/14 | John Burger
    Father Rutler discusses spiritual realities behind the decision to close 55 churches.Catholics in dozens of parishes in New York City and several other counties that make up the Archdiocese of New York learned the sad news that the church where they have been worshiping will be closing. As part of a major reorganization, Cardinal Timothy Dolan announced the results of a study aimed at saving badly-needed funds and shifting churches and priests to areas outside the city where the Catholic population is growing. One well-known parish that was spared the axe is the midtown Manhattan Church of the Holy Innocents,...
  • Back on top: World Trade Center reopens for business 13 years after 9/11 terrorist attack...

    11/03/2014 12:43:37 PM PST · by Ezekiel · 52 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02:24 EST, 3 November 2014 | Updated: 14:38 EST, 3 November 2014 | By Associated Press
    Back on top: World Trade Center reopens for business 13 years after 9/11 terrorist attack as first employees move in Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected World Trade Center is again opening for business - marking an emotional milestone for both New Yorkers and the nation. Publishing giant Conde Nast will start moving on Monday into One World Trade Center, a 104-story, $3.9 billion skyscraper that dominates the Manhattan skyline. It is America's tallest building.
  • Craig Spencer, NYC doctor with Ebola improving, hospital says

    11/03/2014 11:59:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 11/3/2014
    Hospital officials say a New York doctor who became infected with Ebola while treating patients in Guinea has been upgraded from serious but stable to stable condition. The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation issued the upgrade for Dr. Craig Spencer on Saturday morning. The agency runs Bellevue Hospital Center, where Spencer has been undergoing treatment since he was brought there nine days ago. The HHC has said Spencer is receiving therapies that have been effective in treating Ebola patients at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta and at the Nebraska Medical Center.
  • NYC Mayor de Blasio is doing a great job - according to taxpayer funded videos

    11/03/2014 7:19:56 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/3/2014 | Rick Moran
    New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is doing a bang up job, according to about 240 videos uploaded to YouTube. But the videos were made using taxpayer funds and are part of the de Blasio PR machine. New York Post: The mayor’s taxpayer-funded p.r. machine has spit out 250 YouTube videos since he took office — including some slickly produced messages that look a lot like campaign ads. Complete with voice-overs, soaring music and interviews with New Yorkers waxing poetic about Hizzoner, the videos are created by former de Blasio campaign workers now employed by City Hall. “I...
  • New York City Pays Out $7,500 to Falsely Arrested Knife Owner

    11/03/2014 3:57:09 AM PST · by marktwain · 29 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 31 October, 2014 |
    Spyderco UK Pen Knife was at the center of the false arrest by NYPD Gilbert, AZ --( The City of New York has agreed to pay $7,500 to a falsely arrested knife owner in a Knife Rights supported case.The embarrassing settlement shows that the city would rather pay than try to justify its illegal conduct after police declared his knife an illegal gravity knife even though the blade did not lock open.The knife owner (a sculptor who uses a knife for his work) was arrested, handcuffed, booked, and placed in a holding cell like a common criminal. New York...
  • MANHATTAN, NYC: Holy Innocents to remain open!

    11/02/2014 2:52:51 PM PST · by NYer · 13 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | November 1 2014 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Today’s Hell’s Bible has a story about the decisions Card. Dolan made about parishes that were under consideration for closure or merger.It seems that Holy Innocents, the only parish in Manhattan to have the Extraordinary Form, will for the time being remain open.Also, St. Michael’s in Hell’s Kitchen, where Fr. Rutler is pastor, will remain open for now. Fr. Rutler is also the administrator of Holy Innocents.My spies tell me that St. Michael’s might only have a couple more years.In that same general area of the island, St. John the Baptist will merge with Holy Cross near Times Square.Changes to...
  • Ebola patient in NYC upgraded to stable condition, officials say

    11/01/2014 9:02:31 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 43 replies
    newsday ^ | Nov. 1, 2014 | AP Release
    Hospital officials say the condition of a New York doctor who became infected with Ebola while treating patients in Guinea has been upgraded from serious but stable condition to stable condition.
  • To Quarantine or Not to Quarantine?

    10/31/2014 1:50:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | October 31, 2014 | Michael Reagan
    That is the legal and medical question of the hour. Should the good people coming back to the USA after helping fight Ebola in West Africa be forced to undergo a 21-day quarantine? The defense department obviously thinks so. It has announced that all U.S. military personnel returning from West Africa will be required to undergo "controlled monitoring" for 21 days to make sure they aren't carrying the deadly virus. The men and women serving in the military is a separate issue. They didn't choose to go to the Ebola hot zone. They were ordered to go, and when they...
  • NYC tracking 117 people for Ebola symptoms

    10/31/2014 6:13:06 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    My Fox NY ^ | 10/31/14 | MYFOX NEW YORK STAFF
    NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - Out of an abundance of caution, New York City health officials say they are monitoring 117 New Yorkers for signs of Ebola.
  • Business returns at bowling alley visited by Ebola patient, Dr. Craig Spencer

    10/30/2014 11:14:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Brooklyn News 12 ^ | 10/30/2014
    The Williamsburg bowling alley visited by the New York City doctor with Ebola is receiving an outpouring of support from the community. Dr. Craig Spencer was at The Gutter the night before he became the first person in the city diagnosed with the virus, but regular customers have been hitting the lanes again. The Gutter was temporarily closed for a thorough cleaning, and...
  • NY Ebola doctor 'LIED to police about his travel': NYPD discovered he rode subway, went bowling..

    10/29/2014 12:16:11 PM PDT · by dennisw · 55 replies
    dailymail. ^ | 29 October 2014 | Chris Pleasance
    New York Ebola doctor 'LIED to police about his travel': NYPD discovered he rode subway, ate at restaurant and went bowling after cops checked his MetroCard Dr Craig Spencer diagnosed with Ebola six days after returning to New York During that time he rode subways, caught a cab, and went out bowling But when officers quizzed him he said he was at home, it has been claimed When police pulled MetroCard and bank data they learned the truth The doctor currently being treated for Ebola in New York lied to police about travelling around the city for six days before...
  • 5-Year-Old NY Bronx Boy Tests Negative For Ebola, Officials Say

    10/27/2014 6:51:32 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    DNAInfo New York ^ | 10/27/2014 | By Janon Fisher and Ben Fractenberg
    BELLEVUE A 5-year-old Bronx boy quarantined with a fever after a recent trip to West Africa tested negative for the Ebola virus Monday night, city health officials said. "The result of the test is negative," the city Department of Health reported. "Out of an abundance of caution, further negative Ebola tests are required on subsequent days to ensure that the patient is cleared. The patient will also be tested for common respiratory viruses. The patient will remain in isolation until all test results have returned." The boy, who returned with his family on Saturday from a trip to Guinea,...
  • Bellevue Hospital ICU patients head to NYU Langone to free up staff for Ebola cases

    10/27/2014 1:03:49 PM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 50 replies
    NY DailyNews ^ | 10/27/14 | staff
    While Bellevue has just one confirmed case Dr. Craig Spencer and it is currently testing a 5-year-old Bronx boy to see if he has the dreaded disease, taking care of them requires a lot of manpower and the hospital wants to be ready if any more Ebola patients turn up. So Bellevue has worked out a deal to move patients from its 50-bed intensive care unit two blocks north to New York University Langone Medical Center, sources said Monday.
  • Ebola In New York City: NYC Boy Being Tested For Virus After Returning From Guinea with symptoms

    10/27/2014 6:46:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 10/27/2014 | By Howard Koplowitz
    A 5-year-old boy showing possible symptoms of Ebola was being checked at a New York City hospital for the virus, the New York Post reported Monday. The boy, who was vomiting and had a fever, returned over the weekend from Guinea, one of the West African countries where Ebola has killed thousands of people since earlier this year. The boy had a 103-degree fever, a neighbor told the Post. They said EMS workers wearing hazmat suits carried the child from his home in the Bronx. He looked weak, the neighbor said. He was really, really out of it. The 5-year-olds...
  • 5-year-old boy being tested for Ebola in New York City

    10/27/2014 3:01:02 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/27/14 | Larry Celona and Kenneth Garger
    A 5-year-old boy who just returned from West Africa was transported to Bellevue Hospital Sunday with possible Ebola symptoms, according to law-enforcement sources. The child was vomiting and had a 103-degree fever when he was carried from his Bronx home by EMS workers wearing hazmat suits, neighbors said.
  • RIP, NYC's middle class: Why families are being pushed away from the city

    10/26/2014 7:55:57 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 38 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/26/2014 | JOEL KOTKIN
    --SNIP-- Manhattan is now the most unequal county in America (it was 17th in 1980), with a Gini coefficient which measures the disparity between the richest and poorest residents higher than that of Apartheid-era South Africa. Between 1990 and 2010, the citys 1% saw their median income shoot up from $452,415 to $716,625 in 2010 dollars, even as the bottom 60% hardly saw their incomes budge at all, according to a recent City University study. The trend precedes Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire mayor who envisioned New York as a luxury city, and it wont be easy for de...
  • NYC Ebola Patient's Condition Worsens As Fiancee Returns Home

    10/25/2014 4:48:56 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 45 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10/25/14 | Tyler Durden
    New York City health officials have released Morgan Dixon, the 30-year-old fiance of recently diagnosed Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, to her West 147th Street Manhattan apartment where, as WSJ reports, she will remain under mandatory quarantine. This 'good' news comes as New York's Department of Health issues a statement on the deteriorating condition of Dr. Spencer who "is entering the next phase of the illness, which is anticipated gastrointestinal symptoms." This was expected apparently, as NYC's health commissioner Mary Basset noted, "we've seen with this disease that it continues to get worse before it gets better." A large CDC...
  • HazMat team empties Ebola doctor's apartment without gloves, face masks, any protective gear

    10/24/2014 10:33:47 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10-24-2014 | Chris Spargo
    -A HazMat team was sent in to sterilize the apartment of NYC Ebola patient Craig Spencer on Friday -The team spent almost the entire day in the building -They left with sealed barrels, but not wearing any sort of protective gear The preparedness of New York City officials and workers to deal with Ebola has once again left much to be desired as a HazMat team sent in to decontaminate the apartment of Craig Spencer, the first person to contract the deadly virus in the city, was seen leaving his apartment with sealed barrels, but wearing no protective gear. The...
  • NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

    10/24/2014 2:30:44 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    CNSNews ^ | October 24, 2014 | AP
    NEW YORK (AP) New York City police Commissioner William Bratton says the hatchet attack on four rookie officers was a terrorist act by a homegrown radical. Bratton said Friday the suspect, Zale Thompson, was a Muslim convert who ranted online against America, but had no clear ties to international terrorism. He believes Thompson was self-radicalized.
  • The Left-Wing Hipster Democrat Couple That Exposed NYC to #Ebola

    10/24/2014 1:44:29 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 41 replies
    Got ^ | Oct 24, 2014
    The Left-Wing Hipster Democrat Couple That Exposed NYC to #Ebola October 24, 2014 by Charles C. Johnson 19 Comments Dr. Craig Spencer and his live-in girlfriend Morgan Dixon exposed New Yorkers in two different boroughs to ebola during their night out on the town. While authorities are saying that Spencer followed protocol, the CDCs own documents show that isnt the case. Spencer is now being treated for ebola while Dixon is in quarantine. They are both registered Democrats with a history of working in public health. Both Spencer and Dixon are professional do gooders according to their LinkedIn and professional...
  • Connetquot school district addresses John Pearl Elementary School student's Ebola connection

    10/24/2014 9:35:59 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 1 replies
    Newsday ^ | 10-24-2014 | JOIE TYRRELL
    Connetquot school district officials Friday reassured residents that all appropriate steps were being taken after they learned relatives of an elementary student were expected to arrive this week from a country affected by the Ebola virus.
  • NYPD Stunner: Cops Exit Ebola Victim Apartment, Dump Gloves, Masks In Sidewalk Trash Can [VIDEO]

    10/24/2014 9:04:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10/24/2014 | Tyler Durden
    If there was one theme from last night's Cuomo/De Blasio Ebola press conference it was 'how everyone has been preparing for months' for Ebola. We can all be reassured, right? Wrong! As The Daily Mail reports (and these stunning photos show), the police officers involved in securing Dr. Spencer tossed their gloves, masks and the caution tape used to block off access to his apartment in a public trash can.CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO Not just any trash can, but one on a public street corner...While it is unclear whether the police entered the apartment (which is...
  • Another lone wolf Muslim attack on uniformed personnel -- this time in New York City

    10/24/2014 7:59:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/24/2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Following the call of ISIS for Muslims to attack soldiers and police, yet again a weaponized Muslim has launched a vicious, unprovoked attack. Two attacks in Canada this week, and now one in New York City. CNN describes the events: A man charged at four New York police officers with a metal hatchet Thursday, hitting two of them at a time of high alert for authorities concerned they might be targeted in the United States and Canada. The suspect was hiding behind a bus shelter as if he was waiting to attack the officers, according to a law enforcement...
  • ABC: Radical Muslim who Attacked NYPD Officer with Hatchet Just an Angry Guy, not Jihadist

    10/24/2014 7:28:04 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 33 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 10/24/14 | Aurelius
    Zale Thompson, a Muslim man with quotes from the Quran all over his Facebook page and who attacked an NYPD officer with a hatchet, was not a radical Muslim, but instead was "just an angry guy," according to a new article by ABC. Thompson also wrote on Facebook (emphasis mine), "America's military is strong abroad, but they have never faced an internal mass revolt. They are weaker at home. We are scattered and decentralized, we can use this as an advantage. They are centralized and strong, which can be exploited as a weakness. Think of a swarm of bees (negroes)...
  • New York officer critically wounded in hatchet attack (distracted by freelance photographer)

    10/24/2014 6:31:26 AM PDT · by wtd · 26 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 10/24/2014 | Reuters
    A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph on Thursday, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said. The officers were on foot patrol when they were asked by a freelance photographer to pose for a picture on a Queens street at about 2 p.m., a New York Police Department spokesman said. Suddenly a man carrying a hatchet charged the officers, swinging it and striking one officer in the right arm and then swinging it again and striking a second officer in the head, the spokesman said.
  • Hatchet-wielding man shot dead by NYPD cops in Queens; police eye possible terrorism motive

    10/23/2014 7:28:18 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 65 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/23/2014 | Rocco Parascandola & Thomas Tracy
    The deadly encounter took place in Jamaica, on Jamaica Ave. near 160th St., when the man attacked four cops, police sources said. He swung a hatchet at the officers, hitting two of them, one of whom was dealt a severe head wound. Two cops then shot the man dead. A female bystander was hit in the back and was initially listed in critical condition but was expected to survive. A man armed with a hatchet who attacked a group of cops on a Queens street, critically injuring one of them, was shot dead by the officers on Thursday afternoon, and...
  • Zale Thompson, 32 Muslim Man Identified in Todays Axe Attack on NYPD

    10/23/2014 6:22:24 PM PDT · by Nachum · 49 replies
    breaking 911 ^ | 10/23/14 | Slade (Breaking911 Newsroom)
    Police sources told B911 that the attacker had been tentatively identified as Zale Thompson, a 32-year-old man with a Facebook page containing images of what appears to be a Muslim warrior and prayers. However, authorities have found no links to extremist literature or jihadi groups at this time. Authorities are looking to see if the unprovoked attack, in the New York borough of Queens, is tied to recent calls by radicals to attack military and police officers, law enforcement officials say
  • Police Kill Hatchet-Wielding Man Who Bludgeoned Fellow Cop

    10/23/2014 3:02:32 PM PDT · by wtd · 14 replies
    Gothamist ^ | 10/23/2014 | Christopher Robbins
    Police were responding to a dispute between the man and a woman, the Post reports The cops yelled Drop it! said rattled eyewitness Larry Bethune, 44, of Hollis, Queens, recalling the moment the psycho pulled a small hatchet from his jacket. And he lunged at one of them, the witness remembered. He raised his arm up high and brought it straight down on the cops head. The cop went down to the ground, face first. It was horrible. Ive never seen anything like that on Jamaica Avenue, he added. The cops just lying there with blood pouring down his face....
  • Sources: NYPD Hatchet Attacker May Have Been ISIS Supporter

    10/23/2014 5:23:25 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 25 replies
    Vocativ ^ | 10/23/14 | M.L. Nestel
    The hatchet-wielding man who attacked four NYPD officers earlier today and was then shot dead by police may have had ties to ISIS, sources told Vocativ. Law-enforcement sources we spoke with identified Zale Thompson as the armed man who charged at a group of NYPD uniformed police assembled on a street corner in Jamaica, Queens, at around 2 p.m. today. The 32-year-old Muslim, who lived in Queens, struck one of the officers in the back of the head with his hatchet and gashed another on the arm, the police said. After they were provoked, two of the four cops drew...
  • Doctor Recently Back From Africa Tests Positive for Ebola at Bellevue

    10/23/2014 6:23:39 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 94 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 10-23-2014 | Melissa Russo, Brynn Gingras, Marc Santia and Jonathan Dienst
    A doctor who recently returned from West Africa, where he was on an Ebola assignment for Doctors Without Borders, has tested positive for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital Center after reporting a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, a source familiar with the results tells NBC 4 New York.
  • NYPD Cop Attacked With Hatchet, Suspect Shot Dead

    10/23/2014 4:08:32 PM PDT · by lulu16 · 26 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/23/14 | RICHARD ESPOSITO
    A rookie police officer was struck in the head by a man wielding a hatchet in the New York City borough of Queens Thursday, in an assault that has police checking for any ties to terror organizations or whether the attack could have been inspired by Wednesdays lone-wolf attack in Canada. Police opened fire, killing the suspect and wounding a woman who was nearby, according to officials. The officer survived the attack. A second police officer was struck with the hatchet in the arm and is also being treated. The name of the suspect was not immediately released. The 2...