Two Off-Duty Officers Killed in Separate Accidents
It’s been a tragic week for the NYPD this week – and it’s only Wednesday, May 6.
The NYPD officer who was died in while hiking in Ulster County has been identified as Katarzyna Erario, who was a cop of Manhattan’s 33rd Precinct in Washington Heights, for three years, local media reported.
Army Reservists Snap into Action to Save Car Crash Victims
A multi-car wreck in Queens on April 12 a one car careening onto a field where Army troops were training — and the group of reservists jumped into action to save lives, local media reported.
The collision which took place on the Cross Island Parkway at Northern Boulevard at 8:45am caused one car to go airborne and land on the Fort Totten running track where soldiers were training, Patrick Bishop, the spokesman for the Army Reserve told the New York Post.
Mayor in fire safety push after seven children die in Brooklyn fire
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing for increased fire safety regulations after seven siblings died in a Brooklyn house fire on March 21.
“Having literally stood in that house and seen where these children were lost, it is an unspeakable tragedy, and there has got to be something that we take from it and learn from it and do better,’’ Mayor de Blasio was quoted in the New York Post as saying.
‘Troubled’ Man Killed ‘Repeatedly Pushed’ His Shooter
The friend of the troubled man who was shot dead by a retired correctional officer in the subway station “repeatedly” pushed and shoved the former officer in a train car, according to a criminal complaint filed on March 12, local media reported.
Teen Fighting for His Life After Being Struck by U-Haul Truck
A teen is in critical condition after being struck by a truck in The Bronx on Friday, March 13, local media reported.
‘Building Explosion and Collapse’ in Manhattan
Plumes of black smoke poured from an explosion and building fire in the East Village area of Manhattan, CBS 2 News New York reported.