Brookdale University Hospital
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 on Monday called for a “super authority” to save failing hospitals and protect health care in Brooklyn.
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.
Police say the children, ages 3 and 5, were left alone in front of 5994 Shore Parkway on Sunday around 2:45 p.m.
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.
Authorities are investigating whether a 17-month-old boy found unconscious at his Brooklyn foster home was beaten.