Category Archives: Crime

How does a millionaire and convicted felon like Jeff Galloway enjoy rent-subsidized apartments in Gateway?

June 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Local convicted felon and former lawyer, Jeff Galloway, who lives in Gateway Plaza, earned approximately

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Exclusive: Jeff Galloway led away in handcuffs to prison

July 22, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BP.TV attended the sentencing hearing of convicted felon, former lawyer, and BPC resident

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BPCA lawyers thumb their noses at First Amendment and NY Open Meeting Law

July 29, 2015- By Steven E. Greer On July 29, 2015, at 12:00 PM, the BPCA convened a board meeting. By NY Open Meeting Law,

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Why are Google, Facebook, and Twitter allowed to promote ISIS?

July 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Once again, another “lone wolf” radical Islam terrorist has massacred innocent American civilians

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Teacher at private Lehman prep arrested for having sex with 16-yo student

July 30, 2015- Daily News reports, “David Azurmendi, who had been working at the exclusive

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BPCA’s Dennis Mehiel used wife’s minority status to get big contracts

July 13, 2015- By Steven E. Greer We have heard rumors for years that Dennis Mehiel, the Chairman and CEO of the BPCA and

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Exclusive: Former CB1 leader Peter Braus also removed from Downtown Alliance board

June 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer With no other news coverage other than from BatteryPark.TV, the long-time Chairman of the

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And another jumper

July 27, 2015- The Post reports, “A woman threw herself overboard from a Staten Island Ferry

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Judge denies Sheldon Silver’s third attempt to escape charges

July 25, 2015- The Post reports, “A federal judge rejected ex-state Assembly Speaker Sheldon

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New Jersey hit-and-run perp pleads not guilty

Downtown Express photo by Dusica Sue Malesevic Update July 23, 2015- The woman from New Jersey who is being charged with running

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The yacht Boardwalk no longer has helicopter

June 13, 2015- After BatteryPark.TV and the Broadsheet reported on the helicopter that was

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A string of grand larcenies at Asphalt Green

July 21, 2015– A local police blotter blog reported, “7/17, 6 p.m. 212 North End Ave. (Asphalt Green)

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Man likely murdered on sidewalk in front of Battery Tunnel garage

July 21, 2015- A New Jersey blog reports, “Polanco was discovered at 10:45 p.m. on July 12, facedown

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Man Slashed With Box Cutter in Daytime near BPC

July 15, 2015- DNAinfo reports that a man was slashed with a box cutter ion broad daylight in front of 52 Broadway.

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Sheldon Silver’s Son-in-Law Pleads Guilty in Ponzi Scheme Case

July 14, 2015- The NYT reports, “A son-in-law

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Exclusive video of yacht Boardwalk’s helicopter taking off

June 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer A viewer sent us this video of the June 11th flight of the controversial helicopter attached with

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Sheldon Silver is looking at seven years in the slammer, at least

July 3, 2015- The Post reports, “The seven-year prison sentence imposed on crooked ex-state

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Still no PEP seen patrolling the parks

Update June 24, 2015- I walked from the West Thames PEP office to Pier-A and back three

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Illegal ticket vendors attack one another

July 2, 2015- DNAinfo reports that illegal ticket vendors who sell tickets to the Statue of

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Review: The Swedish Midsummer Festival is an overcrowded deathtrap

June 19, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD I have now witnessed two or three of these summer solstice celebratory Swedish Midsummer

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