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Jul 09, 2014

Driver dies, two injured, after BMW crashes into garbage truck in Brooklyn

The BMW was heading south on Utica Ave. in East Flatbush around 1:30 a.m. when it struck the private sanitation truck which was making a left onto Ave. D, a witness at the scene said...

Jun 27, 2014

Mourners gather at services for Sanitation Dept. worker killed in freak accident

He’ll never really know his daddy. Seven-week-old Jesse Frosch slept in his weeping mother’s arm all through Friday’s funeral for his father, beloved city sanitation worker Steven Frosch...

Jun 23, 2014

Fallen sanitation worker left the NYPD 15 years ago for a safer job

Stephen Frosch left the NYPD in 1999 for what he thought would be a safer job with the city Sanitation Department...

Jun 25, 2014

Detroit water cutoffs for unpaid bills a human rights issue, U.N. says

Detroit is violating the human rights of residents by cutting off their water service because they have not paid their bills, a United Nations expert on water and sanitation said Wednesday, responding to a petition from city nonprofit organizations p...

Jun 27, 2014

Sanitation workers, in harm’s way

Friday is the funeral of 43-year-old New York City sanitation worker Steven Frosch, who was killed last week after he was struck by a street sweeper at a garage in Maspeth, Queens...

Jul 10, 2014

Man Charged With Murdering Woman, Leaving Body In Trash Can

A Miami man with an extensive arrest history is charged with shooting and killing a 31-year-old woman and dumping her body in a green sanitation trash container during the Fourth of July weekend...

Jul 10, 2014

Man Charged With Murdering Woman, Leaving Body In Trash Can

A Miami man with an extensive arrest history is charged with shooting and killing a 31-year-old woman and dumping her body in a green sanitation trash container during the Fourth of July weekend...

Jun 21, 2014

Sanitation worker dies after being hit by street sweeper

A city sanitation worker died Saturday when he was crushed under a street sweeper in Queens, police said. Steven Frosch, 43, was making adjustments to his sweeper inside the Sanitation Department garage on 48th St. in Maspeth when he was hit by the d...

Jun 25, 2014

Detroit water cutoffs for unpaid bills a human rights issue, U.N. says

Detroit is violating the human rights of residents by cutting off their water service because they have not paid their bills, a United Nations expert on water and sanitation said Wednesday, responding to a petition from city nonprofit organizations p...

Jun 22, 2014

Worker dies after being pinned under street sweeper

A sanitation worker died in a horrific accident Saturday after he was struck and pinned by a street sweeper in Queens, police said. Stephen Frosch, 43, had been working on.....