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  • Firefighters Stumble On Dead Man Ablaze In Forest Park

    Firefighters Stumble On Dead Man Ablaze In Forest Park
    Police are looking into the mysterious death of a man whose burning body was discovered early Saturday morning by firefighters responding to a call about a small brush fire in Forest Park. The FDNY arrived at the scene around 5:54 and quickly put out the...
  • Fallen Officers Honored In Grand Rapids

    Fallen Officers Honored In Grand Rapids
    More than 100 people gathered in downtown Grand Rapids, Thursday, to honor officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.   In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day.  This week, cities across the nation will...
  • Girl, 10, Shot In Brooklyn

    Girl, 10, Shot In Brooklyn
    A 10-year-old girl walking in Brooklyn was shot in the leg Friday, according to the FDNY. She was in the Brownsville section when the bullet grazed her leg. Police are now combing the neighborhood for the shooter. The girl was taken to St. John's...
  • 'It's Deja Vu All Over Again' At Ground Zero

    'It's Deja Vu All Over Again' At Ground Zero
    It wasn't a huge black plume, but the smoke coming from 1 World Trade Center Saturday morning was significant. "Anything that happens around this neighborhood, it kinda shakes people up," said Alison Bradshaw, who lives in Lower Manhattan. "Whether it'...
  • Brooklyn Fire Kills 60-Year-Old Woman In Williamsburg

    Brooklyn Fire Kills 60-Year-Old Woman In Williamsburg
    FDNY investigators are trying to determine what set off a fire in a Williamsburg brownstone that killed a 59-year-old woman. According to authorities, flames broke out Friday around 9:15 in an apartment on Consylea Avenue. Firefighters arrived at the...
  • Seven Rescued After Boat Capsizes In Hudson River

    Seven Rescued After Boat Capsizes In Hudson River
    A boat trip down the Hudson River ended in near tragedy when the craft began to sink, plunging seven people into the murky water Tuesday evening. Firefighters and police were called to North Moore St. near Pier 26 after the currach – a small boat that...
  • Norwegian Tourist Arrested On Arson Charges

    Norwegian Tourist Arrested On Arson Charges
    FDNY Fire Marshals have arrested Tore Brox, 29, a tourist from Norway, for setting multiple fires in the New Yorker Hotel.  "Arson is a very serious crime with potentially deadly consequences," said Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano.  "The quick...
  • 'Black Sunday' Firefighter Hero Found Dead In LI Home

    'Black Sunday' Firefighter Hero Found Dead In LI Home
    Retired FDNY Lieutenant, Joseph DiBernardo, Jr. -- who held a safety rope for a colleague, as they tried to escape a catastrophic Bronx fire in 2005, was found dead in his Long Island home early Tuesday morning. He was widely known as one of four...
  • Staten Island Woman Found Dead In Apartment

    Staten Island Woman Found Dead In Apartment
    A retired social worker -- who reportedly lived alone -- was found dead inside her Staten Island apartment, after neighbors called 911 and reported smoke coming from the ground floor. The victim has been identified as Irma Galindo, 63, of Silver Lake....
  • Massive Funeral Held for 'Black Sunday' Firefighter Hero

    Massive Funeral Held for 'Black Sunday' Firefighter Hero
    Thousands of firefighters from the FDNY, Suffolk and Nassau counties, as well as from states across the country were on hand Monday to honor retired FDNY Lieutenant Joseph DiBernardo, Jr., who survived a catastrophic 2005 Bronx fire by jumping from a...
  • Suspects Who Brutally Beat Jets Fan: 'You Deserved What Happened On 9/11'

    Suspects Who Brutally Beat Jets Fan: 'You Deserved What Happened On 9/11'
    Was it enraged, booze-fueled fans who attacked a Jets fan at MetLife Stadium this past Sunday? It's the question everyone is asking after 23-year-old James Mohr from Fresh Meadows, Queens was beaten so severely, his facial bones were crushed and his...