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Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins attends an event, January 9, 2013.  (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Former Mayor Dinkins Released From Hospital

Former Mayor David Dinkins was out of the hospital and back at home Wednesday night, after a week of treatment for pneumonia.

11/06/2013

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins attends an event, January 9, 2013.  (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Dinkins Expected To Be Out Of Hospital By Week’s End

Former Mayor David Dinkins was expected to be released from the hospital by the end of the week, according to his law partner and adviser.

11/05/2013

Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The state has rejected its restructuring plan and the hospital will stop taking in-patient admissions on Aug. 15, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Interfaith Medical Center Ordered To Stay Open At Least Until Sept. 11

Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn was supposed to begin the process of closing down Monday, but the closure has been postponed until at least Sept. 11.

08/26/2013

Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The state has rejected its restructuring plan and the hospital will stop taking in-patient admissions on Aug. 15, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Demonstrators Rally To Keep ‘Safety Net’ Interfaith Medical Center Open

Employees of the Bedford-Stuyvesant medical center who were given pink slips on Wednesday were out protesting in front of the hospital on Thursday.

08/01/2013

People rally against the close of the Long Island College Hospital on Friday. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

LICH Closure Approved; Restraining Order Could Buy Time

A restraining order obtained on Friday means that the hospital will remain open for the time being.

07/19/2013

Long Beach Medical Center (credit: WCBS 880's Mike Xirinachs)

Long Beach Residents Urging State To Reopen Sandy-Damaged Medical Center

Long Beach Medical Center has been repaired and is ready for business, but state health officials are refusing to allow it to reopen until it comes up with a better financial plan or merges with another medical center.

07/18/2013

Suffolk County Police Cruiser (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Four Injured In Suffolk County Deck Collapse

As many as nine people may have been on the deck when it collapsed, the injured adults were being treated for minor cuts and bruises at a local hospital.

07/14/2013

This plant is part of the Datura family and can offer a cheap and dangerous high, according to experts. (Credit CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Teens Now Getting High On Hallucinogenic Flowers

Parents beware! Your teenager’s next high may not come from a drug purchased on the street, but from one picked in the backyard.

04/25/2013

Woman holding her nose (file / credit: clipart.com)

Superstorm Sandy Could Mean Especially Bad Allergy Season

Spring begins a week from tomorrow, which means allergy season is fast approaching.

03/12/2013

(credit: Clipart.com, FILE)

Measles Warning Issued For Recent Visitors To N.J. Hospital

If you were at Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, N.J., earlier this week, health officials said you might have contracted measles.

03/09/2013

FILE - Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Bryan Cave LLP)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Moved To ICU At New York-Presbyterian Hospital

The 88-year-old former mayor of New York City is battling a build-up of fluid in his lungs and legs.

01/31/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Former Mayor Koch Released From Hospital

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch was released from the hospital Saturday afternoon, a week after being admitted with fluid in his lungs and swollen ankles.

01/26/2013

Prisoner Bathroom Escape Attempt

Prisoner Under Police Guard Goes To N.J. Hospital Restroom, Tries To Escape

A prisoner under police guard at Jersey City Medical Center said he was just going to the restroom, but ended up climbing into the ceiling and trying to escape, police said.

CBS 2–10/15/2012

Credit: WCBS 880 Reporter Jim Smith

Driver: Tour Bus Rolled Down Embankment After Being Cut Off

Five people in critical condition after a tour bus accident in New Jersey were released from the hospital and three others were upgraded to fair condition, a hospital spokeswoman said Sunday.

CBS 2–10/07/2012

Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Eileen Lehpamer

Several People Hospitalized Following Shooting In Brownsville

Six people have been taken to area hospitals following a shooting in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

07/29/2012

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