The man accused of firing a gun in a hospital and then leading police on a manhunt has been indicted. An Uber has been charged with kidnapping and assaulting a White Plains woman after she fell asleep while getting a ride home. A Long Island man is accused of threatening to shoot a child following his loss to the boy during a video game. Sheldon Silver, a former New York Assembly speaker who brokered legislative deals for two decades before criminal charges abruptly ended his career, was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison by a judge who said political corruption in the state "has to stop.
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The Observer said in a report that many Somali teenagers have been sent back to the Somalia, Somaliland or Kenya as their parents are becoming increasingly worried about their safety in the UK, where stabbings and gang violence continue to affect children and young adults almost on a daily basis. Most of those families are from a Somalia community living in Islington, London, where they have been based since the s when civil war in their home country left them displaced. Children of the community, however, have been mostly hired or exploited by gangs and drug traffickers as most of them have found it hard to integrate and live a normal life. Local authorities say many families from the community are now sending their children back to Africa as they are concerned about their safety. Two weeks ago, there was a stabbing and a child was taken back home two days later. Representatives of the Somali community in Islington say 50 to 70 percent of the families in the area have been directly affected by drug trafficking and knife crime. This comes as Somalia is still grappling with high levels of violence and terrorist attacks that continue to target civilians in various parts of the country.
According to Maplewood Police, a year-old boy reported that after lending his cell phone to a man walking on Jacoby Street at about p. The man attempted to stab the boy in the torso, but the teen was able to stop him, police said. The boy was not injured, police said.
A teenage boy has been charged in connection with carrying a knife after officers stopped and searched him. He was taken into custody where he was later charged with possession of an offensive weapon in public. He was also charged with assault which relates to an alleged incident on the same day where a 17 year old girl was reportedly chased and spat at. He is due to stand trial at the same court on May 8 and has been court bailed with strict conditions not to enter Hemel Hempstead town centre. Making the irresponsible choice just to carry a knife could have a life-long impact on that individual.