Sofia Russo

Ariel Russo Place (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Street Renamed In Memory Of UWS Crash Victim Ariel Russo, 4

West 97th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway was renamed “Ariel Russo Place” on Monday.

03/10/2014

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein with 4-year-old Ariel Russo's parents after it was announced the DOI will investigate the new 911 system. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 8800

City Department Of Investigation To Probe New 911 System

After Ariel Russo was struck by a speeding SUV while walking to pre-kindergarten with her grandmother, there was a four-minute delay before EMS was dispatched.

07/10/2013

An FDNY ambulance (Photo: CBS 2)

City Council Holds Hearings On 911 System Glitches, Response Times

Emergency dispatchers, firefighters and EMS workers say the city’s new $2 billion modernization of its 911 system, which includes using new technology and a new backup call center, is unreliable.

06/21/2013

Ariel Russo (Handout)

Family Of Young Girl Killed In UWS Crash Demands Justice At Suspect’s Arraignment

The family of Ariel Russo, killed earlier this month by a vehicle trying to outrun police, was in court to demand justice for their daughter as the teenager accused of killing her appeared at arraignment.

06/19/2013

Ariel Russo (Handout)

Family Of UWS Crash Victim Ariel Russo, 4, Suing City Over 911 Response Time

Ariel Russo’s family blames her death on a bungled 911 call saying it delayed getting an ambulance to the scene.

06/12/2013