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Two Toddlers Killed From Radiator Burns In Cluster Site Apartment

Two young girls were killed after the radiator in their shelter apartment filled the room with scalding steam as they napped, officials said. The incident happened at 720 Hunts Point Avenue, which was used by the city’s Department of Homeless Services as cluster-site housing, officials said.   The toddlers, Scylee Vayoh Ambrose, 1, and Ibanez …

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Woman Injured After Falling Through Floor In East Harlem Restaurant

A woman was injured after she feel through the floor of an East Harlem restaurant’s basement, officials said. The incident occurred at Joy Burger Bar on 110th Street and Lexington Avenue.   According to reports, a woman who was visiting the restaurant with her husband fell through an open hole where a metal panel provides …

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Playground Injuries Cost NYC Nearly $20M In Settlements Since 2010

In the past five years, the city has paid roughly $20 million in 566 settlements for city playground-related personal injury claims, according to city records obtained by the New York Daily News. In the past 10 years, the number of playground-related legal claims rose 53%, a report by City Comptroller Scott Stringer showed in March. …

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