| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:06 AM
It is difficult to say at which point during my visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum I went from somber to irritated. Was it at the umpteenth piece of mangled wreckage? Or at one of the overwhelming displays, cluttered with everything from a man's watch to...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:31 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Fire Department of New York's annual celebration of beefcake just added a slice of cheesecake.
For the first time, the FDNY Calendar of Heroes features a female firefighter - Miss March, Danae Mines of Engine Co. 60 in the...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Top of the Rock, the observation deck of Rockefeller Center, was evacuated Sunday evening as more than 60 firefighters responded to a fire caused by a camera.
Five adults and one child sustained "minor burns" from the fire that broke out about 7:43...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:21 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City firefighter recently honored for saving the life of a young boy was killed battling an electrical blaze at a high-rise building that began in a dangerously cluttered apartment, officials said on Sunday.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Many Americans remember where they were and what they were doing on Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists flew U.S. jetliners into locations including the World Trade Center towers in New York City.
But North Shore children who weren't alive at the time...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:01 PM
A fire truck used to respond to the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, will be on display at the First Fridays Road Show at the Costa Mesa Civic Center on Friday.
After being decommissioned by the New York Fire Department in 2011, the fire...
| May 13, 2014
DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. have launched the "Superman Hall of Heroes" as an online portal through which individuals can gift their own heroes with Man of Steel-themed merchandise.
The companies have inducted some notable names of their own --...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 7:03 PM
If only New York had a large, disciplined group of government employees whose job it was to prevent giant fights.
Law and order was briefly suspended on the ice at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday when hockey players from the New York...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Surely, members of New York City's police and fire departments had the best of intentions when they agreed to take part in a charity hockey game on Sunday.
But that goodwill fell to the wayside late in the second period of the annual event at Nassau...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Search and rescue workers on Friday combed still-smoldering rubble for survivors of a New York City gas explosion that caused two apartment buildings to collapse this week, killing eight people and injuring dozens.
Authorities toiled overnight,...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Black and Latino applicants to the New York City fire department who alleged that they lost out on jobs because of racially discriminatory written exams settled a long-running lawsuit for $98 million in back pay, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday....