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Advocates Give Up On Troubled Long Island College Hospital As A Full-Service Facility

Community advocates who wanted financially strapped Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn to remain full-service have given up their fight.

05/22/2014

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Long Island College Hospital Set To Shut Down On May 22

The hospital said on Friday that all patients will be discharged and transferred to other hospitals and long term care facilities next Thursday.

05/16/2014

Bill de Blasio attends a press conference outside the United Nations headquarters on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: Layoffs At Long Island College Hospital Have Been Postponed

New York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio announced Monday that layoffs of 500 will be postponed at the struggling Long Island College Hospital

10/28/2013

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Limited Ambulance Service Resumes At Long Island College Hospital

In the latest court battle to keep Long Island College Hospital open in Brooklyn, ambulances once again have begun rolling on a limited basis.

09/08/2013

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appears In Court In Connection With Hospital Protest Arrest

Leading mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio had to take time out from courting voters to go to court Tuesday, appearing before a judge over his arrest at a hospital protest.

08/20/2013

Signs posted outside Long Island College Hospital in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, July 18, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Long Island College Hospital Ordered To Resume Services

Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn was back on life support this weekend.

08/17/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Calls For New ‘Super Authority’ To Protect Brooklyn Hospitals

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Monday called for a “super authority” to save failing hospitals and protect health care in Brooklyn.

07/29/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio: SUNY Downstate Will Be In Big Trouble If It Closes LICH

City Public Advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio warned SUNY Downstate Tuesday that it will find itself in serious legal hot water if it does not comply with a judge’s order to keep Long Island College Hospital open.

07/23/2013

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

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Judge Grants Reprieve To Financially-Strapped Long Island College Hospital

The judge said SUNY Downstate had failed to conduct a meaningful review of the hospital’s closure plan before its board of trustees voted on it.

04/02/2013

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

1010 WINS 9/11 Series: Helping First Responders Overcome The Horrors Of 9/11

1010 WINS reporter Sonia Rincon spoke with a psychologist who treated some of those most severely affected on that day: the firefighters who responded to the burning towers and survived after witnessing unimaginable horrors.

09/07/2011