From Manhattan to Queens, hospitals remained closed Wednesday night while smaller facilities are being forced to pick up the slack. A lack of space at the city’s medical facilities is leaving no room for error.
More New Yorkers awoke Saturday to power being restored for the first time since Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, but patience was wearing thin among those who have been without power for most of the week.
The physician offices, outpatient procedures and diagnostic testing sites will resume operation starting on Monday, according to a release sent out by the hospital. The main hospital and the emergency room, however, will remain closed due to superstorm Sandy.
Bellevue Hospital was evacuating 500 patients Wednesday due to damage from Superstorm Sandy.
A 25-year-old man was found lying in a pool of blood on the sidewalk in front of 25 West 14th Street around 4:30 Sunday morning, police said.
Postal Worker Acquitted In Hit-And-Run Accident That Left Attorney Alan Dershowitz’s Sister-In-Law Dead
After the not guilty verdict was handed down, Ian Clement expressed relief and his sympathy for the Dershowitz family. Dershowitz’s husband Nathan, who is a lawyer, said after the verdict that he believes in the jury system but wished he had been part of the prosecution team.
Testimony Continues In Hit-And-Run Trial For Accident That Left Attorney Alan Dershowitz’s Sister-In-Law Dead
Postal supervisor Marina Garcia testified that she repeatedly asked Clement why he drove off and did not get out of his truck. Clement just shrugged and had a nervous smile, Garcia testified.
In the past three months, the city has agreed to pay out nearly $4.4 million in settlements for prisoner beatings or deaths, according to a New York Times report.
Three of the nine bystanders hit by gunfire during Friday’s Empire State Building shooting remained hospitalized on Saturday morning. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly confirmed that all nine bystanders were hit by police officers’ bullets.
The FDNY said the worker was taken to Bellevue Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Police are still sorting through Friday night’s chaos during an event at Webster Hall. Punk-rock bassist Harley Flanagan faces assault and weapons charges.
“Officer Groves is clearly lucky to be alive,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. “He was shot from no more than eight feet away. He would have almost certainly have been killed if it wasn’t for his bullet-resistant vest.”
The officer was said to be assisting in the enforcement of the “No Diving” rule at the Brooklyn pool after a group of individuals were doing back-flips around 5:20 p.m.
The cab driver said he was attacked Wednesday night near 16th Street and Avenue C in Manhattan after an angry driver accused him of cutting him off.
There are new details now known about the suspect in the 33-year-old disappearance of little Etan Patz, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported.