10-Digit Dialing Is Now Mandatory Across NY And NJ To Launch 988 National Suicide Prevention Hotline
The 10-digit change, which took effect Sunday, affects area codes 516, 607, 716, 845 and 914 in New York state, and 908 and 856 in New Jersey.
Oct 26, 2021 6:00 AM
Detainee Found Dead In His Cell At Rikers Island
The NYC Department of Correction says the man in his 50s died in an apparent suicide.
Updated: Aug 30, 2021 3:25 PM
Vessel Closed To Public After 14-Year-Old Jumps To Death
The tragedy marks the fourth time that a person has taken their life at the troubled monument since it opened in 2019.
Jul 29, 2021 3:59 PM
The Vessel At Hudson Yards Closes Temporarily After Third Suicide
The developer says that they are considering what measures might be taken to prevent future deaths.
Jan 12, 2021 6:52 PM
NYPD Investigating Suicide Of Black Man Found Hanging From Tree In Manhattan Park
An NYPD spokesperson confirmed to Gothamist on Wednesday that the investigation into Alexander's death "continues."
Jun 17, 2020 4:03 PM
19-Year-Old Dead After Jumping From Vessel In Hudson Yards
It's unclear what part of the installation he jumped from.
Feb 2, 2020 10:07 AM
Police Believe Man Killed Wife And Daughter Before Hanging Himself In Harlem Apartment
The woman's father said she intended to serve her husband with divorce papers.
Nov 8, 2019 1:38 PM
10th NYPD Officer Dies By Suicide This Year
Linhong Li, 33, fatally shot himself in his Queens home on Tuesday night.
Oct 16, 2019 1:18 PM
9th NYPD Officer Dies By Suicide
Reports say that the officer was discovered in his Queens home by his family.
Updated: Aug 15, 2019 10:29 AM
Police Officer Kills Himself On Long Island, Marking 4th Police Suicide In June
The officer was a 24-year veteran and assigned to the 50th Precinct in the Bronx.
Updated: Jun 28, 2019 1:45 PM
Third NYPD Suicide In 10 Days As Police Officer Is Found Dead Near Staten Island Precinct
Police Commissioner O'Neill called this a 'mental health crisis.'
Updated: Jun 16, 2019 12:05 PM
Second NYPD Officer Dies By Suicide Within 24 Hours
A high-ranking detective was found dead of an apparent suicide in Brooklyn on Thursday, one day after a veteran NYPD chief took his own life in Queens.
Updated: Jun 7, 2019 5:59 PM
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