Brookdale University Hospital

Police on the scene of a stabbing that left one dead and one injured in the East New York section of Brooklyn. (Credit Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

At Least One Child Dead Following Stabbing In East New York

Police say a 6-year-old boy is dead and a 7-year-old girl is in critical condition following a stabbing in the East New York section of Brooklyn.


New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Calls For New ‘Super Authority’ To Protect Brooklyn Hospitals

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Monday called for a “super authority” to save failing hospitals and protect health care in Brooklyn.


90-Year-Old Woman Shot

Elderly Woman Hit By Stray Bullet Remains Hospitalized; City Official Calls Incident ‘Insanity’

Gloria Johnson was taken to Brookdale University Hospital on Wednesday afternoon, where she is listed in stable condition. She is expected to make a full recovery.


5994 Shore Parkway, Brooklyn, NY (credit: Google Maps)

Two Girls Abandoned On Brooklyn Street; Mother Arrested

Police say the children, ages 3 and 5, were left alone in front of 5994 Shore Parkway on Sunday around 2:45 p.m.


Roosevelt Hospital - New York, NY - Sep 5, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

NYC Hospitals Cited For Leaving Items In Patients, Using Wrong Blood

Several New York City hospitals have landed on the 2011 watch list after reporting deadly patient-safety lapses including leaving sponges and surgical instruments inside patients, according to the Niagara Health Quality Coalition.


Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Toddler Found Unconscious At NYC Foster Home

Authorities are investigating whether a 17-month-old boy found unconscious at his Brooklyn foster home was beaten.