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NYPD Captain Says Teen Park Slope Serial Muggers Come From “Good Families” (White)

Last night at a city council meeting, NYPD 78th precinct commanding officer Frank DiGiacomo told attendees that recently apprehended suspects in a string of muggings in Park Slope are bike-riding teens that come from “good families” from “around the neighborhood.” What do you think he likely means by that? Per DNAinfo, DiGiacomo said: “Most of the kids are from good ...

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Bronx U-Haul driver who injured a teen was high: NYPD cops

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Published: Sunday, March 15, 2015, 1:16 AM Updated: Sunday, March 15, 2015, 1:17 AM Gregg Vigliotti/For New York Daily News A Bronx U-Haul driver who critically injured a teen while fleeing another accident was high, cops said Saturday. Police say Efrain Rodriguez, 36, took methadone before mowing down the 17-year-old boy on Southern Blvd. in Longwood ...

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Teen faces murder charge after posing for Snapchat selfie with victim

A 16-year-old from Pennsylvania is facing murder charges after allegedly killing a classmate and sharing a picture of himself with the victim’s body over Snapchat. Maxwell Marion Morton was charged with first-degree murder last Friday reports the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, after police were shown a photo of Morton at the murder scene of classmate Ryan Mangan, also 16. Morton reportedly shared the ...

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Teen Invents Sock Device That Could Save Alzheimer’s Patients’ Lives

A 15-year-old boy won the Scientific American Science in Action Award via the Google Science Fair for inventing a simple device that could save the lives of people with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Kenneth Schinozuka of New York received $ 50,000 in the contest for his invention of a wearable sensor that detects when an Alzheimer’s patient stands up. According ...

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Teen Declared Brain Dead After Routine Tonsil Surgery [Video]

A Oakland, Calif., teenager is brain dead after going into the hospital for a routine tonsillectomy. Jahi McGrath, 13, went into Oakland Children’s hospital on December 9 to have her tonsils removed to help address a sleep apnea condition. She is now tragically on life support. According to the local CBS News affiliate, “She was supposed to go home the ...

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