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.
Emergency crews found the toddler, identified as Kevasia Edwards, unconscious and unresponsive in her Far Rockaway home around 11:30 p.m. Monday, police said.
Some homeowners in Far Rockaway, Queens were able to begin drying out their flooded basements Tuesday night, after a service line of gushing water in an abandoned house was shut off.
A shocking scene unfolded on a subway train in Far Rockaway, Queens, this week, when a man whipped out a gun and forced another man to the ground – all to help a woman in trouble.
Help is on the way for a Queens neighborhood whose streets have been flooding for more than a year — and in this week’s blast of bitter cold have turned to ice.
Principal Marcella Sills is under fire over her leadership at P.S. 106 in Far Rockaway, which was hit hard by Superstorm Sandy. More than a year later, the school still doesn’t have enough textbooks for students and other basics.