Photo Credit: NYPD Assistant Commissioner, Legal Affairs, Susan Petito (far left); Deputy Chief, Transportation, John Cassidy; Inspector Paul Ciorra, Commanding Officer of the NYPD's Highway District (Gothamist)

Gothamist: Here’s Why Drivers Still Get Away With Murder In NYC

Six months after NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly promised substantive reforms in the way the department responds to and investigates crashes, the City Council’s Transportation and Public Safety Committees held a joint hearing today to examine the changes. While the size of the department’s re-named Collision Investigation Squad has increased, it appears that little else has […]

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Gothamist: Tourist-Maiming Cabbie Holds Press Conference At Victim’s Hospital

The taxi driver who jumped a curb in Midtown this week—leading to a 23-year-old tourist losing her left leg—held a press conference outside his victim’s hospital yesterday, telling reporters he wasn’t at fault for Tuesday’s accident. He continued to blame the incident on the bike messenger who reportedly banged on his car just before he […]