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The Daily 5: May 10

Translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter

Photo: Singtao Daily

2 Women Arrested for Selling Fake LV Handbags
Cops from PBMS (Patrol Borough Manhattan South) made two arrests Sunday night at 246 Canal Street and charged them for selling counterfeit Louis Vuitton handbags. Cops usually notify the 5th Precinct and Allegiance Protection, a licensed and bonded Private Investigation and Security Company, of their raids. However, even the 1st Precinct was informed after the task force made the arrests this time. Singtao Daily (B1)

L & L Travel Concerns over Chartered Bus Safety
Cops arrested Steve Drappel, 57, of West Palm Beach, Florida, who drove a tour bus in New York City and ran over a pedestrian. He was charged with DWI and vehicular manslaughter Saturday night. Cops also found 29-year-old Timothy White, of Philadelphia, unconscious and severely injured underneath a Travel Lynx tour bus on the west side of Midtown. The victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he died. The bus was chartered by L & L Travel, a tour operator in New York’s Chinatown. At the time of its occurrence, the full-loaded bus just finished its 3-hour night tour. L & L Travel was sorry about what just happened. Singtao Daily (B1)

Chin: Amend Laws to Stop Campus Bully
City Councilwoman Margaret Chin attended yesterday morning’s hearing held by Committee on Youth Services and asked to amend local laws to fight against hate crimes. She voiced the support of amending local laws to require the Commission of Human Rights to educate the public on various types of bias-related harassment. World Journal (C2)

City Council Discusses Population Count Challenges
The Committee on Community Development of New York City council held an oversight hearing yesterday morning and received testimony regarding the 2010 Census results for New York City. The meeting discussed the causes, consequences, and possible corrective actions of being undercounted in population. World Journal (C3)

Seminar to be Held for Getting Permits for Performing
Community leaders and NYPD concert units will organize a community seminar to explain how to obtain a special event, sound devise, and other necessary permits for performing at Columbus Park. Members of Street Musical Club, a Cantonese Opera study and performance group, expressed deep concern over a public nuisance arrest which happened on Sunday at Columbus Park.  World Journal (C2)

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2 Comments for “The Daily 5: May 10”

  1. [...] May 10 Daily 5 translated via World Journal: Seminar to be Held for Getting Permits for Performing Community [...]

  2. [...] After all, they said, it was a free and friendly encounter. “How will they know that it needs so many permits?” [...]

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