February 2020 Archives

Shocking Report of Sexual Harassment in New York City School Includes Allegations of Physical Abuse

A number of students and their parents have filed complaints against a middle school in Queens of a shocking nature. Now elected officials are demanding more answers and action from the New York City Chancellor of Schools, Richard Carranza. The shocking allegations of sexual harassment in New York City arose from a number of isolated events at Marie Curie Middle School in Bayside (part of M.S. 158). Documents show that one 8th grade student was repeatedly exposed to sexual harassment, another was sexually abused, and a third was physically abused.

New Report Blames New York City Escalator Accident on Neglect

A terrifying escalator accident in New York City last year sent dozens of people to the hospital. Riders coming out of the 5th Avenue/53rd Street subway station in February scrambled to get clear as the escalator they were on began to literally fall to pieces ahead of them. Some didn't make it out of harm's way. Thankfully, there were no serious injuries and all the victims have since recovered.

Woman Killed in Façade Accident in New York City Spurs City Inspectors into Action

A 60-year-old woman was strolling down the street in early December when she was killed in a terrifying accident. The victim was struck by a massive piece of building façade that broke free from a Manhattan high-rise. She was killed immediately and although EMTs arrived within minutes, there was nothing they could do. While façade accidents in New York City aren't common, they do occur multiple times per year. In most of these accidents, it is only the nearby parked cars that are damaged or crushed. 

New Report Blames New York City Escalator Accident on Neglect

A terrifying escalator accident in New York City last year sent dozens of people to the hospital. Riders coming out of the 5th Avenue/53rd Street subway station in February scrambled to get clear as the escalator they were on began to literally fall to pieces ahead of them. Some didn't make it out of harm's way. Thankfully, there were no serious injuries and all the victims have since recovered.

Tragic Subway Accident Results in Horrific Injuries

A horrific subway accident in New York City earlier this year resulted in a young woman losing both of her legs. The victim, an Australian tourist, was visiting the city when she tripped at the 14th Street Port Authority Trans-Hudson station and fell on to the tracks. She was then hit by not one but two separate trains. The horrific injuries she suffered resulted in the need for surgeons to amputate both of her legs below the knee in order to save her life. She had lain on the tracks without being seen for approximately 20 minutes before another train pulled into the station and the driver spotted her bright pink shirt.

Underground Explosion in New York City Causes Thousands of Dollars' Worth of Damage

An underground explosion in New York City earlier this month left over a hundred residents without power and one man without a car. Thankfully, there were no injuries as a result of this terrifying explosion but only luck kept innocent victims out of harm's way.

Commercial Truck Accident in New York City Claims Woman's Life

An elderly woman was killed in a commercial truck accident in Brooklyn earlier this month. The victim, a 67-year-old resident of Brooklyn's Bensonhurst neighborhood was struck near the intersection of Bay Parkway and 86th Street just after 4 in the morning. The truck was a privately owned sanitation truck.

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