Coney Island Hospital
Severe basement flooding destroyed the main building’s electrical system. The flooding destroyed all of the hospital’s diagnostic equipment.
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.
It would be an understatement to say the emergency room at Beth Israel Medical Center in the East Village is bursting at the seams.
There have been so many stories of fear, bravery and determination following Superstorm Sandy, perhaps none so dramatic as those from several New York City hospitals forced to evacuate in the middle of the storm.
It will be 2013 before Bellevue and Coney Island hospitals fully recover from the storm.
EMTs from as far away as Florida and Texas are in New York helping out.
Police said that a head-on car crash in Brooklyn left one man dead and two other people injured. The collision happened late Saturday on the Ocean Parkway in Sheepshead Bay.
Around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, EMS was called to a building n West 33rd Street near Surf Avenue in Brooklyn. When they arrived, they found a baby girl, believed to be about 5-months-old, in the hallway of the seventh floor.
The NYPD says a gunman shot Alla Kamenev several times in the torso just before noon on Thursday in Brighton Beach.
Nearly 270,000 New Yorkers live in the low lying areas most susceptible to flooding and wind damage. The mayor has to decided to get them out of their houses before buses, subways, and commuter trains shut down at noon Saturday, and bridges possibly close as well.
Police discovered a newborn boy dead Monday morning in a Coney Island apartment after his 14-year-old mother was taken to the hospital.
A New York City man is accused of smothering to death his 86-year-old mother with a pillow at the apartment that they shared.
A Brooklyn woman has been charged after allegedly attacking a city bus driver for driving too slow.
A local woman is suing a hospital after she says she went for an injection – and days later watched the skin peel off both of her arms.
Police responded to a report of a person shot inside 2839 W. 33rd St. at 1:15 a.m. They found a man shot in the torso.