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Every 46 minutes a child is injured by a Bounce house in U.S.

According to a new study inflatable bouncers (Bounce houses, castles, moonwalks, etc) are injuring U.S. children at “alarming” rates. Just a few short months after pediatricians sounded the alarm on trampoline injuries, a study from the November 26th issue of Pediatrics outlines the number of injuries from bouncy castles and similar party fare has climbed […]

Driver accused of hitting motorcyclist, leaving scene

A Garden City man was arrested for allegedly driving off after hitting and seriously injuring a motorcyclist. James Gallagher, 69, was trying to make a left turn east onto Old Country Road from Linden Street in his 2001 Nissan Pathfinder when he hit a motorcyclist who was traveling east in the right lane of Old […]

Limo kills passenger in NYC

After exiting a limo a passenger in Brooklyn was killed when it rolled backward, according to police.  Viktor Avaveyev, 53, was pinned between the limo and another vehicle during the accident at Kings Highway and Bedford Avenue on Sunday night in the Midwood neighborhood.  Avaveyev was taken to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced […]

Salmonella-linked Peanut Butter Plant forced to shut down

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has shut down Sunland Inc. peanut butter plant in New Mexico whose products, under many brand names, were subject to a wide recall in recent months because of salmonella contamination.  The items were sold by Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Safeway and others. The company’s peanut butter products have been […]

Boat fire in Babylon (fire island avenue) leaves teenager injured

A Thanksgiving fire that began on a boat near the Babylon Village Docks on Thursday has left one man injured and property damaged.  The incident occurred at the Babylon Docks near Fire Island Avenue at Cedar Lane.  Official say several boats are on fire in Babylon.  An unidentified 17-year-old man was burned and was airlifted […]

Ulster County teen killed in two-car crash in Newburgh

NEWBURGH – A Plattekill teenager was killed in a horrifying two-car accident Monday night on Route 32 in the Town of Newburgh.  The teen has been identified as 15-year-old Alana Tadry.  Newburgh town police say Tadry was ejected and killed instantly around 7 p.m. when the Audi she was riding in split in half after […]

Car with dad and kids crashes into building

vehicles driven into houses and buildings It was a harrowing ride for a father and his two young children when their out-of-control car crashed into a building in Hauppauge on Tuesday morning after being rear-ended by another vehicle, police said. The man and the two children, ages 1 and 4, were not injured in the […]

At least 28 people injured in 3 crashes near and in Lincoln Tunnel

At least 28 people were seriously injured in three multiple vehicle crashes near or in the Lincoln Tunnel.  A 7:15 a.m. accident on Rt. 495, outside the entrance to the tunnel, involving two buses left at least 22 people injured, according to Port Authority officials. A 9:15 crash involving a tractor trailer and an NJ […]

Eastbound lanes of LIE close after car accident

Two people were critically injured Thursday in a two-car rush-hour crash near Exit 40 on the Long Island Expressway, Nassau County Police said. A 34-year-old man with four others in his Nissan Pathfinder was eastbound on the LIE (New York) when the driver lost control and struck the center median about 8:40 a.m. Thursday. The […]

Person struck, killed by Long Island Railroad train in Queens

Service on the Long Island Rail Road Babylon Branch was temporarily suspended in both directions Monday evening after a pedestrian was struck and killed on the tracks in Massapequa, according to a Nassau County Police spokesperson. The LIRR has temporarily resumed limited eastbound service and says customers should expect delays of up to one hour. […]