Report: NYC Health Department Underreporting Deaths Caused By Accidents, Preventable Medical Complications
The health department’s bureau of vital statistics reported only a fraction of deaths caused by accidents or preventable medical complications compared to the medical examiner’s office.
Nearly a year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., many have been anticipating a report outlining the events of that tragic day.
A new report has said the number of NYPD officers who fired their guns, and the number of suspects they killed, increased in 2012 compared with the year before.
In a report released Tuesday, Barneys said it never asked its employees to check out two African-American customers who said they were victims of racial profiling.
New York state lawmakers joined former child models Sunday to release a report detailing the lack of labor protections for children who work as models.
Common violations included failure to properly screen workers for criminal records, not keeping areas clean, and not maintaining window guards.
If you’re one of those who get up early the day after Thanksgiving to rush through the doors of the stores and find Black Friday discounts, you’re in for some bad news.
A U.S. Surgeon General’s report due to be released March 8 will come down hard on states that have cut anti-smoking funds in tough fiscal times, according to Terry Pechacek of the CDC.
A social media scandal has hit the NYPD. Internal Affairs is looking into whether police officers posted ugly comments on Facebook about New York’s West Indian community.
“Lets start thinking about what would it be like if there are more Irenes and let’s respond to that, and that’s the focus of this climate report,” said scientist Daniel Bader of Columbia University.
The number of people in New York City’s homeless shelters exceeded 40,000 last week for the first time.
The Regional Plan Association also calls for upgrades at LaGuardia Airport, which doesn’t have room to expand.
The Connecticut Rail Commuter Council issued its annual report card this past week on Metro North’s New Haven line, giving both negatives and positives for its performance.
The New York Public Interest Research Group said individual contributors accounted for $83 million, or about one-third.
A report from the MTA inspector general claims agency inspection records were doctored or even made up, possibly sacrificing riders’ safety to meet deadlines.