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Brooklyn Man Arraigned in Hospital in Beating Death of 3-Year-Old

online.wsj.com — The man accused of killing his 3-year-old stepdaughter after she soiled her pants called his wife afterward to admit he hit the little girl and that she was no longer breathing, according to court papers released Wednesday.

FDNY Dispatch System Blamed in Fatal Fire: Report

online.wsj.com — Employee error amplified by a "highly cumbersome" system for dispatching ambulances led to a delay of several minutes in reaching two children who died in a Queens fire earlier this year, a New York City Department of Investigation report found.

Russ & Daughters Serves Up Jewish Delicacies With Its Own Cafe

online.wsj.com — The fourth-generation curators at Russ & Daughters have now serve their beloved herring, cured salmon and smoked whitefish to a sit-down crowd.

The NYPD’s Community Survey

blogs.wsj.com — The Numbers Respondents in 4 of the 77 citywide precincts said their top concern was dangerous driving. Those precincts are the 24th on the Upper West Side, the 13th from Flatiron to Stuyvesant Town, Midtown South, and the 84th in Brooklyn Heights. Eight precincts said drugs were the greatest concern, including all four precincts on Staten Island.

Police Stops Erode Support From New York Residents

online.wsj.com — A rare, large-scale police department survey of New York City residents found that the more times a person is stopped by an officer, their favorable view of local law-enforcement authorities plummets. The survey of 17,340 residents, conducted by analytic firm Haystaq DNA, also found that 24% of respondents reported being stopped by police at least once in the past year.

Sanford Rubenstein Recused from Eric Garner NYPD Lawsuit

blogs.wsj.com — Civil rights attorney Sanford Rubenstein recused himself Wednesday as the lead attorney representing the family of a Staten Island man who died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.

Asthmatic Man Dies After Arrest in Queens

Probe of Allegations Against Sanford Rubenstein Turns Tables on NYPD Critic

New York Police Department Commissioner William Bratton Calls for Ouster of Officers 'Poisoning the Well'

online.wsj.com — Police Commissioner William Bratton said Thursday that the New York Police Department must confront the reality that it had officers within its ranks who are "poisoning the well" and need to be weeded out. In a speech to NYPD executives, Mr. Bratton described the number of problematic officers as "very few," but said their actions hampered the work of the rest of their colleagues.

Police Shoot Men in Knife Attack

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Oct 22, 2014

Man accused of killing 3 year-old after she soiled pants phoned his wife to admit he hit girl & she wasn't breathing. on.wsj.com/1woN3OM

Oct 22, 2014

RT @TMannWSJ: "We think of ourselves as the peaceable kingdom. ... You think of this happening in the United States." Live feed from Ottawa attack.

Oct 22, 2014

RT @bungdan: Shaky video of shooting by cops/security inside Ottawa parliament. Confirms shots fired, but that's about it. youtube.com/watch?v=XrGqoI…

Oct 21, 2014

#neverforget that preseason sack of Johnny Football. RT @WSJ: Dallas Cowboys waive Michael Sam from practice squad: on.wsj.com/126TWLA

Oct 20, 2014

RT @LauraKusisto: Waiters may rake in tips at some swanky spots but study finds tipped workers 2x as likely to live in poverty on.wsj.com/1vRWUA1 via @WSJ

Oct 20, 2014

OCME: Death of 3-yr-old Jeida Torres ruled homicide after autopsy finds cause is blunt force trauma to head & torso. on.wsj.com/1t53hNR

Oct 20, 2014

NYC medical examiner rules 3-year-old Jeida Torres died from blunt impact injuries to the head & torso. Rules death a homicide. Story TK.

Oct 15, 2014

RT @TomNamako: Federal health officials repeatedly admit to mistakes handling Ebola in the U.S.: buzzfeed.com/tomnamako/5-ti…

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