NYC Department of Correction

FILE -- Rikers Island prison complex (credit: Getty Images)

Exclusive: NYC Correction Union President Blames Mayor For Prison Fire Safety Hazards

A dire warning has been issued from the head of the city correction union — fix the jails, Mr. Mayor, or people will die.

08/14/2015

Delays have been reported in reporting fire alarm and suppression systems in Department of Correction facilities. (Credit: CBS2)

Exclusive: Bombshell Report Outlines Significant Fire Safety Hazards At NYC Prisons

The report shows dozens of violations that include lack of fire exits and smoke alarms and major sprinkler problems. And the plans to fix all this could extend an eye-popping 11 years.

08/13/2015

Brooklyn fatal car crash scene (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Police: Two Dead After Car Crosses Into Oncoming Traffic On Kings Highway

The accident happened around 4:45 a.m. when the driver of a Nissan Murano traveling northbound lost control of her car, crossing into the southbound lanes of traffic, police said.

12/16/2012