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  • Chemical Tanker Truck Veers Off Highway, Leaking Contents Near Residential Area

    Chemical Tanker Truck Veers Off Highway, Leaking Contents Near Residential Area
    A chemical tanker truck veered off a highway ramp and into a steep wooded area in the Bronx early Tuesday morning, leaking its contents near a residental area and prompting haz-mat crews to respond. The crash occurred when a tanker truck carrying...
  • Officials: Candlelit Voodoo Sex Romp Sparked Fatal Brooklyn Blaze

    Officials: Candlelit Voodoo Sex Romp Sparked Fatal Brooklyn Blaze
    A fatal fire that broke out inside a Brooklyn apartment last weekend was sparked by a voodoo ceremony involving candles, fire officials announced Friday. According to FDNY Fire Marshals, an open door and delays in calling police helped the blaze escalate...
  • EMT Who Allegedly Let Pregnant Woman Die Arrested For Shoplifting

    EMT Who Allegedly Let Pregnant Woman Die Arrested For Shoplifting
    An FDNY emergency medical technician who allegedly stood by and watched while a pregnant woman died of an asthma attack, was arrested Monday for shoplifting, police said. Melisa Jackson, 25, was off-duty when she stole $49 worth of makeup from the...
  • Exclusive: Grieving FDNY Father Seeks Recognition for "Black Sunday" Son

    Exclusive: Grieving FDNY Father Seeks Recognition for "Black Sunday" Son
    In his first interview since his 40-year old son was found dead in his Long Island bedroom--retired, FDNY deputy chief Joseph DiBernardo told PIX 11 he wants his son's name included on the FDNY's "Wall of Heroes"--which honors those who died in the line...
  • 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...