The seven-fatality railroad crossing accident in Valhalla, New York, has potentially uncovered fundamental safety flaws in the Metro-North Railroad.
Drunk driving is a terrifying epidemic that can victimize anyone at anytime. One of the troubling aspects of drunk driving is that intoxicated drivers come from all backgrounds. Gender, economic class and age are not indicators of who may decide to drive drunk. There is one noticeable characteristic of drunk driving: Many of the crashes involve repeat offenders.
Highway guardrails are an important safety feature on New York expressways, but few people know that they sometimes cause more bloodshed than they prevent.
A 16-year-old Long Island boy died from a football collision last week. The youth athlete was playing for the Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats when he was injured in what was described as a "typical football play," by school superintendent Steven Cohen.
Tony Stewart is one of NASCAR's most accomplished drivers, but he made headlines for a different reason in August. The professional driver was competing in a dirt-track race in upstate New York when he hit and killed a 20-year-old man, Kevin Ward Jr., while he was outside his vehicle.
Everyone has heard nursing home horror stories about abuse and neglect, so it can be incredibly stressful to find the right nursing home for your spouse or parent. It would seem that nursing home ratings from Medicare would be reliable, but many are shocked to learn that the rating system is imperfect, at best.
A man is living in chronic pain and limited mobility after a New York hospital made a serious error.
A New York man died after a mysterious upstate boat accident in Bolton Landing. Investigators were hopeful that an autopsy would shed light on what caused the 21-foot Steiger watercraft to crash into rocks and trees along the Lake George shoreline, but many questions still remain unanswered.
As school children anxiously count the days to summer break, it is important for parents in New York City to remember that longer days of outside play bring a greater risk of injury.
A 26-year-old graduate student was recently shot to death while trying to enter an apartment he mistakenly thought was his.