U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) said the New York City public hospital system will receive more than $117 million in federal aid for repairs to Bellevue Hospital Center for Superstorm-Sandy-related damages.
A food cart operator was viciously stabbed while working across from Bellevue Hospital Center earlier this week, and has demanded that his case gets classified as a hate crime.
It happened in Chelsea around 5:30 a.m. on the southbound No. 1 train platform at 18th Street and Seventh Avenue.
Ruan Wen Hui, 68, was walking on East 6th Street off Avenue D around 9 p.m. Friday when he was brutally attacked, police said. Hui was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he died of his injuries the next day.
The city’s Department of Buildings issued a stop work order for 424 West 33rd St. following inspections Monday and Tuesday.
Nearly all of the animal statues and sculptures inside the hospital’s Sobriety and Pediatric Garden were beheaded or damaged.
A woman told police she was was sexually assaulted by a man who appeared to be a good Samaritan returning her wallet which she had left at a fast-food restaurant.
Bellevue now uses the state health department’s Evacuation of Facilities in Disasters System. The state launched the e-FINDS wrist band system over the summer, in time for the 2013 hurricane season.
One year ago as superstorm Sandy roared ashore, NYU Langone Medical Center in Gramercy was among the facilities left crippled. But for some expectant mothers, their babies were coming regardless of the conditions.
Shots were reportedly fired at 42nd Street and 8th Ave in Midtown on Saturday night.
Heather Burke was taking the subway to work when she was violently slashed as the train pulled into the 59th Street and Lexington Avenue station.
A tractor trailer overturned and collided with a car on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn, authorities said.
A young Orthodox Jewish couple expecting their first child was killed in a car crash in Williamsburg as they headed to the hospital.
The city of New York has launched a partnership with NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital to improve the outcomes for children in the care of city protective services.
The money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will go to facilities including Bellevue Hospital, Coney Island Hospital, Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Metropolitan Hospital Center.