In a 2012 study of casino crime by the University of Maryland they found that there is a 10% increase in substance abuse, suicide, violent crime, thief and bankruptcy when a new casino opens in town.
Studies have found 8-9 % of crime increases at a cost near $ 70 per year for every person living nearby a casino. After Atlantic City’s rapid casino growth in the 1980’s crime increased by 100 % in a 30 mile radius surrounding the area.
I also found most of the people for the casino do not live in the area and care nothing about all of this. The people for it, that live in the area know nothing at all about this.
No good can come from a casino being built in Medford Suffolk. The lesson needs to be learned from other failures.
A restaurant owner from Bayville testified in Manhattan at the federal court insider trading trial of Long Islander Sean Stewart on Thursday that he traded on tips from Stewart’s father and was told they came from his investment banker son.
A Deer Park woman, stopped by Suffolk County police for using her cellphone while driving on the Long Island Expressway early Thursday, was arrested and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after the officer making the traffic stop discovered she’d had her license suspended 29 times — since January 2012.
A Uniondale man who bought custom wheel rims using a fraudulent credit card for his online order last month was arrested Wednesday after he used the same card to have pizza delivered to his home, police said.
A man who sped past police conducting an unrelated investigation in a Brentwood neighborhood, then fled the scene on foot when his car was stopped, was arrested Wednesday night and charged with a series of offenses, including drunken driving, police said.
The Education and Assistance Corp. failed to staff and properly oversee those it placed in community service programs as an alternative to jail, according to an audit by Suffolk County Comptroller John Kennedy.
The estranged wife of Adam Skelos will be allowed to keep 65 percent of the net proceeds from the sale of their marital home in Rockville Centre under a settlement of a forfeiture dispute with Manhattan federal prosecutors that was filed in court.