NEW YORK (AP) — A judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by relatives of a woman who died while waiting two hours for an ambulance after a blizzard paralyzed New York City in December of 2010.
Kathleen Thomas was 51 when she suffered a fatal heart attack after slipping in the snow.
Her boyfriend called 911, but the city's emergency response system was in disarray. Ambulances couldn't get through unplowed streets. People waited hours for help that normally comes quickly.
The family lost on a technicality. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Margaret Chan said that under an obscure law, the city can't be held liable for delays in care unless a 911 call is made by the injured person or an immediate family member.
Thomas' sister, Simone Pascal, said she feels "betrayed" by the ruling.
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An Albuquerque Police officer involved shooting over the weekend marks the fifth since late October and city officials are taking notice.
A woman was stolen from her daughter's car, a woman who died more than five years ago.
Albuquerque police shot and killed a man Sunday night after responding to an assault call near UNM.
Deputies were led on a chase around 4 p.m. Monday after a person called 911 to report their vehicle had been stolen and was being driven recklessly around Albuquerque.
New Mexico could have hundreds of millions of dollars more to spend as legislators get ready to put together next year's budget in the upcoming legislative session.
Organizers of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl are hoping to shed the disappointing attendance numbers that weighed down the event last year when the Colorado State Rams and the Washington State Cougars face off Dec. 21.