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3 Workers Hurt in Roof Collapse in Jefferson County, New York

On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, three workers were injured--one critically--when several roof trusses collapsed in Jefferson County, New York. A truss is a collection of rafters or beams that supports a roof or other structure, forming a framework. According to State Police, construction workers in LeRay, New York were setting up this framework on a structure at Black River Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. when strong winds caused the beams to tumble, injuring the three workers who were on or in the structure at the time.

Juez de Nueva York Bloquea a ICE a Hacer Arrestos en los Tribunales

El miércoles, 10 de junio de 2020, un juez de Nueva York dictaminó que los agentes del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) no pueden detener o arrestar a inmigrantes indocumentados en o alrededor de los tribunales estatales, aumentando en gran medida la probabilidad de que las personas indocumentadas se sientan más cómodas participando en procedimientos legales o presentando sus propios casos.

New York Judge Blocks ICE From Making Courthouse Arrests

On Wednesday, June 10, 2020, a New York judge ruled that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents cannot detain or arrest undocumented immigrants in or around state courthouses, greatly increasing the likelihood that undocumented individuals will feel more comfortable participating in legal proceedings or bringing forth their own cases. 

Teenage Bicyclist Fatally Struck by an MTA Bus in Manhattan

A 19-year-old bicyclist was tragically killed when she was struck by an MTA bus on the morning of Tuesday, June 16, 2020. The woman was biking downtown at Fifth Avenue and 59th Street around 9:00 a.m. when she was hit by the right rear corner of a BxM10 bus. She died at the scene from massive head trauma.

New York Physicians Faces Lawsuit for Patient Harassment

On December 4, 2019, a 15-year-old high school student, now 16, was getting a spinal X-ray at New York Physicians, LLP on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. While the minor was changing in the dressing room designated for patients, she noticed a cell phone recording her, set up on a desk by the practice's X-ray technician Daniel Pozernick.

Worker Injured in New City, NY Trench Collapse

On June 11, 2020 at around 10:00 a.m., a Clarkstown Highway Department employee at a job site in New City, New York was injured when the trench he was working in suddenly collapsed, trapping him in dirt and debris up to his waist. Thankfully, the 35-year-old's injuries were reported to be non-life threatening.

11 Injured in Accident Caused by Out-of-Control MTA Bus

On May 19th, 2020, a frightening accident occurred at East New York Avenue near Ralph Avenue in Brooklyn when an MTA B12 bus driver lost control of his vehicle, leaving a path of destruction in his wake. Multiple people were reported injured as a result of the accident. Luckily, police report all victims are in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.

Florentino Cruseno Morales Dies in Queens Truck Accident

Early Monday morning, May 18, 2020, Florentino Cruseno Morales was tragically killed when he was pinned between two delivery trucks in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of Queens. The accident happened at around 6:30 a.m. in front of the Bais Yaakov Academy, a school at 124-50 Metropolitan Avenue.

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