Ayina Tinglin

After Years Of Criticism, De Blasio Halts 911 Upgrade Project

Mayor Bill de Blasio has halted an upgrade project for the 911 system, and has ordered a multi-agency review of delays, errors, and cost overruns.

05/19/2014

Jai’Launi Tinglin and his sister, Aniya (CBS 2)

FDNY Supervisor, 3 Dispatchers Suspended Following Investigation Into Response To Fatal Far Rockaway Fire

An investigation into the fire revealed that ambulances did not arrive until 21 minutes after the first call to 911.

04/25/2014

A makeshift memorial at the scene of a deadly fire in Far Rockaway. (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Neighbors Question Ambulance Response Time In Deadly Far Rockaway Fire

The blaze broke out Saturday night just before midnight at a home on Bay 30th Street in Far Rockaway. Four-year-old Jai’Launi Tinglin and his 4-year-old half-sister, Aniya, were killed.

04/21/2014

Relatives gather at a Far Rockaway home where two 4-year-olds were killed in a fire on April 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Far Rockaway Fire Leaves Two 4-Year-Olds Dead

The blaze broke out just before midnight on Bay 30th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens.

04/20/2014