‘Unacceptable’: Family and elected leaders decry Black mother mortality rate after new Brooklyn mom dies during childbirth

The family and supporters of a Brooklyn woman who died last month during childbirth blamed the hospital and a health care system they said gives … Continue reading

Fort Hood soldier from Queens found dead near lake marks fifth service member to die near military base this year

The body of Spc. Francisco Gilberto Hernandezvargas, 24, of Woodside, Queens, was recovered after a boating incident Aug. 2. on Stillhouse Hollow Lake, officials said … Continue reading