Posted on January 17, 2021 at 6:30 pm by West Sider Deputy Inspector Naoki Yaguchi addresses residents By Joy Bergmann Shootings, public pooping and pedestrians’ fears of reckless drivers were among the issues discussed at Saturday’s 24th Precinct Community Council meeting held at the Firemen’s Memorial at 100th Street in
On many school days, Maria Teresa Loeza said her elementary and middle school kids wave their Chromebooks around the house on Walnut Avenue and 15th Street in Long Beach, searching for a stronger internet connection. Sometimes her 13-year-old stays up late at night to submit assignments, growing frustrated when the
On an average night in 2019, there were 949 children behind bars in Australia – more than half of them were Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Of all 10-year-olds incarcerated, 80% were Aboriginal children. Aboriginal kids make up only 6% of all 10- to 17-year-olds in Australia but they are
January is National Human Trafficking Awareness month. It may come as a surprise to many but this malady is increasingly occurring across New York state, including right here in Fulton and Montgomery counties. Human trafficking is nothing less than a form of modern day slavery. Locally, this may look like
QUEENS, NY – After an investigation by the Queens District Attorney’s Office, DA Melinda Katz announced that Gulshan Gandhi, the front desk supervisor of the Umbrella Hotel in Kew Gardens, was arrested Monday on criminal nuisance charges for allegedly maintaining conditions that endangered the safety and health of hotel guests
FRAMINGHAM, MASS. (WHDH) – Two people have been indicted in connection with trafficking women for sex at two brothels ran out of Framingham residences. A Statewide Grand Jury indicted Samuel Artunduaga Herrera, 47, of Queens, New York, Thursday on two counts of trafficking persons for sexual servitude, two counts of
Amber McMillan, 39, Senior Director of Crisis Services, McNabb Center Amber McMillan has touched the lives of thousands of people living with mental health and substance use disorders. She has been with the McNabb Center since 2003 and has served in many roles, from outpatient mental health services, to psychiatric rehabilitation and
Published on: January 14, 2021 Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister, at the Jan. 11 press conference for Operation Interception. By LINDA CHION KENNEY Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister said a month-long human trafficking sting should serve as a warning to would-be buyers of sex during the upcoming Super Bowl weekend.