Police are investigating how a 4-year-old special needs boy was left on a school bus for as long as five hours before being discovered by a maintenance worker
Police said the man was shot once in the chest inside a playground near South Seventh Avenue and West Fourth Street in Mount Vernon.
Nassau County police said the children, ages 10 and 2, were playing in the driveway of their Cedarhurst home when the accident occurred.
Police said four young men were walking back from a party in the Jamaica section of Queens when the gunman opened fire with a .40-caliber gun shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday.
Police said 30-year-old Thomas Dunikowski became embroiled in an argument with the teens that escalated into a physical altercation. They said Dunikowski returned to his home, got his rifle, and fired at the teens from his second floor window.
A bill passed a week ago by the state Senate was cleared by the Assembly Health Committee. It now needs to be approved by the full Assembly before being delivered to the governor to be signed into law.
The NYPD was looking for a driver who left the scene after fatally mowing down a pedestrian at a Brooklyn intersection.
New Jersey is the first state to require hospitals to check newborns for congenital heart defects. Gov. Chris Christie signed the measure into law, requiring hospitals to perform a test which determines the amount of oxygen in the blood before a newborn is discharged.
The substance is most often sold in small convenience stores. It causes hallucinations, paranoia, delusions, suicidal behavior and violence as well as chest pains and increased blood pressure.
New York City police said a psychiatric patient attacked two emergency medical service workers in the back of an ambulance and then fled in a stolen car.
The accident occurred in Smithtown on a stretch of roadway that has been the site of several recent pedestrian accidents.
Sold inside blue or black packets, the bath salts are actually MDPV, a powder that when snorted causes hallucinations, suicidal thoughts and paranoia.
The state health department was considering spot checks of other hospitals after inspectors found a Brooklyn medical center continued to X-ray premature babies long after it said the practice had been discontinued.
A Manhattan grand jury charged David Rosen with bribing Kruger and Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. in exchange for favorable treatment in Albany for his MediSys Health Network. All three deny any wrongdoing.
David Rosen, chief executive of MediSys Health Network, has been replaced with his second-in-command. He’s among eight people charged last week with participating in a federal influence-peddling case.