Four nurses at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, New York, have been charged with illegally dispensing medication. The most recent nurse to be arrested was a full-time emergency room nurse, while the other three were traveling nurses.
A Syracuse city transportation planner is calling for a stop sign at the corner of Comstock Avenue and Acorn Path, not far from Syracuse University. An 18-year-old West Hill High School senior was killed at the intersection in an auto accident this March.
A devastating car accident about 25 miles south of Syracuse, NY, claimed the lives of seven people, four of them children, just hours before the start of Memorial Day weekend. The enormity of the crash left even first responders shaken. It happened when a trailer carrying crushed cars broke away from its truck and slammed into the victims' SUV, tearing the van apart. Some of the victims had to be removed from underneath the trailer.
Summer is upon us, which means residents of New York will soon be flocking to the state's many waterways for sunny days of boating, fishing and other water-related activities. Unfortunately that also means that people are at an increased risk of becoming involved in boating-related accidents.