Coney Island Hospital
New York City is getting at least $1.6 billion in federal money to help public hospitals install floodwalls, flood proof elevators and otherwise become more storm-resilient.
The New York City Medical Examiner’s office has ruled that a 2-year-old boy died from violent injuries, and his mother has been charged with assault.
A man is dead after police pulled him from the water in the Rockaway Inlet offshore from Brooklyn Sunday.
Kenny Chen, 17, was taken to Coney Island Hospital with a stab wound to the torso. He was pronounced dead on arrival.
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.