Human error and a flawed dispatch system played a role in a fire that claimed the lives of two young children earlier this year in Queens, according to a report released Tuesday.
A Queens apartment complex is being sued after accusations of discrimination.
Autopsy results show that a 2-year-old girl died from blows to the head and other physical abuse, the city medical examiner’s office said Tuesday.
The line for a free book giveaway stretched for more than two blocks in Far Rockaway, on Saturday.
New York City has 14 miles of beaches, from beauties in the Bronx to the historical sands of Brooklyn to surfing in Queens.
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.
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.
A tragic fire that took the lives of two 4-year-olds in Far Rockaway has raised questions about when parents should talk to their kids about safety.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said he expects a quick resolution to the internal investigation into the fire, which broke out Saturday just before midnight at a home in Far Rockaway.
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.
The blaze broke out just before midnight on Bay 30th Street in Far Rockaway, Queens.
Nancy Meta Rodriguez was last seen around 10:30 a.m. on March 30. She arrived in the U.S. just two months ago and doesn’t speak English.
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Richard Thomas was arraigned on first degree rape and sodomy charges for the July 1996 attack.
A report released on Tuesday said P.S. 106 elementary school principal Marcella Sills should be fired from her job because she was often absent or late to work.
Two-year old Kevasia Edwards was found unconscious and unresponsive by emergency responders in her Far Rockaway home on Beach 56 Place on Monday.