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 49-year-old man who went into cardiac arrest after playing hockey at a St. James indoor arena was resuscitated early Monday by an off-duty Suffolk County police officer and other good Samaritans using CPR and an on-site defibrillator.
Federal prosecutors are turning over tens of thousands of pages of records, including those from 300 separate bank accounts, to attorneys for Harendra Singh, the prominent Long Island restaurateur, in preparation for his trial on bribery and other felony charges.
The developer and architect of three Suffolk County housing complexes have been ordered to modify units and pay $40,000 in compensation because their designs discriminated against individuals with disabilities, Department of Justice officials said Monday.