On March 24, a Pennsylvania man was killed in a car crash on Route 62 in Kiantone. The accident happened at approximately 7:45 a.m. just south of Riverside Road, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office.
Driving is not without its risks, and there are many potentially dangerous conditions that a driver may face. Not only could adverse weather conditions or improperly maintained roads create the possibility for an accident to occur, but there are also other situations in which a person is accused of a traffic violation that is simply not their fault. However, that does not mean that a person will avoid being ticketed or charged with a traffic offense.
Being diagnosed with an illness like breast cancer can be an emotionally and physically taxing experience for the patient. An error made by the health care professional when evaluating the results of a diagnostic procedure could lead to a patient being misinformed, mistreated and potentially harmed. Findings from a recent study have indicated that this may be relevant to patients who rely on medical professionals to interpret the results of breast cancer biopsies for an accurate diagnosis.
Criminal procedure laws are put into place in order to protect the rights of an individual who has been accused of a crime and to ensure that individuals are not unjustly treated. One such law involves the legality of a police search or seizure. As part of the investigation or arrest process, police in New York may need to obtain a search warrant in order to search a particular building or person. According to New York Criminal Procedure Code, Section 690.05, the purpose of obtaining a search warrant is to allow police to seize property or to arrest a person. However, there are certain types of information that a valid search warrant must contain.
A 36-year-old Long Island woman is facing drunk driving charges after she allegedly caused a fatal wrong-way crash on March 13. The accident happened just after midnight, according to Suffolk County police.
At approximately 5:50 a.m. on Mar. 2, a 42-year-old woman from California was putting her luggage in the trunk of a cab near Times Square when she was struck by another cab. The first cab was being driven by a 61-year-old veteran cab driver and was parked at a red light when the woman began loading her luggage in it. A second cab, driven by a 34-year-old rookie, slammed into her, pinning her between the two vehicles.
Last week we discussed an incident in which a New York man was accused of credit card fraud. Today, we are going to take a look at another type of white collar crime -- identity theft.
When one thinks of theft crimes they may picture a bank robbery, car jacking or other violent interaction. Yet theft crimes can also include certain types of white collar crimes. For example, one type of white collar crime is credit card fraud.
On Feb. 27, a New York Police Department detective was killed by a wrong-way driver in Greenburgh. Police say the man was a Detective 1st Grade who was assigned to the Internal Affairs Bureau. At the time of the accident, the 46-year-old detective was off-duty.