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FL judge jails Steven Shapiro, fake 9/11 firefighter, for fraud

Steven Shapiro, a career criminal who lied for years, claiming to have served as a firefighter at the World Trade Center, has been ordered to jail for credit card fraud by a Florida judge, reports Eliot Kleinberg in The Palm Beach Post. Shapiro, 56, pleaded guilty to counts of fraud, grand theft, dealing in stolen property, […]

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NYC terror attack trial date set for bike path suspect

The man charged with killing eight people by driving a truck into them on a New York City bike path made a speech in which he defended the Islamic State, reports the Associated Press. An October 2019 date has been set for the trial.

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Cyclists rail against narrow Hudson River Greenway barriers

NYC’s Community Board 2 is asking the  State Department of Transportation to study the Hudson River Greenway safety measures installed after the October 31, 2017 terrorist attack on a lower Manhattan bike path, reports Caroline Spivack for the West Village Patch. After the attack, barricades designed to prevent motor vehicles from accessing the bike paths were installed. Users […]

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