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  • FDNY Worker Finds Noose At Locker

    FDNY Worker Finds Noose At Locker
    A black FDNY electrician says he found a noose in front of his locker last week -- shortly after he and four other minority workers filed racial discrimination complaints with the fire department and the state. Gregory Seabrook, who has worked for the...
  • 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...
  • Contractor Acquitted In Fatal Deutsche Bank Fire

    Contractor Acquitted In Fatal Deutsche Bank Fire
    Just a week after a jury cleared two construction supervisors in the deaths of two firefighters who died in a blaze at the Deutsche Bank building, another construction supervisor and a demolition contractor were also acquitted of wrongdoing. According to...
  • Congregation Of Destroyed, Historic Synagogue Vows To Rebuild

    Congregation Of Destroyed, Historic Synagogue Vows To Rebuild
    Some were tearful. All were suffering as today they returned to their wounded place of worship. Solemn, shocked and stunned congregants gathered in the street in front of their fire-damaged Upper East Side synagogue, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun for a...
  • Murdoch Scandal Grows: How Will News Corp. Cover It?

    Murdoch Scandal Grows: How Will News Corp. Cover It?
    Five days after the News Of The World printed it's final editions, two of the biggest pillars in the foundation of Rubert Murdoch's empire resigned. Rebekah Brooks, Chief Executive of British Newspapers, stepped down in the morning; by the afternoon Les...
  • Firefighters climb stairs to honor lives lost in Sept. 11

    Firefighters climb stairs to honor lives lost in Sept. 11
    "Gentlemen, we may not live through today." Jay Jonas, a deputy chief in the New York Fire Department, heard those words on Sept. 11, right before his unit entered the north tower of the World Trade Center. "We wished each other good luck, shook each...
  • 4-Alarm Fire Tears Through Harlem Water Treatment Plant

    4-Alarm Fire Tears Through Harlem Water Treatment Plant
    A four-alarm fire tore through a water treatment plant in Harlem Wednesday, prompting the evacuation and closure of Riverbank State Park and the Henry Hudson Parkway. The fire, which broke out in the engine room on the second level of the North River...
  • Fire Kills Elderly Man On Upper East Side

    Fire Kills Elderly Man On Upper East Side
    FDNY investigators are trying to find out what sparked an early morning fire that killed an elderly man on the Upper East Side. Fire officials say flames broke out around 1 a.m. Saturday on the 4th Floor of the upscale,14-story apartment building located...
  • City fire academy receives beam from World Trade Center

    City fire academy receives beam from World Trade Center
    City and fire officials unveiled a poignant piece of American history on Sunday which will remind students at Baltimore's fire training academy of the commitments they make in the line of duty. A section of I-beam salvaged from the remains of the World...
  • Derailed No. 6 Train In Harlem Affects Morning Commute

    Derailed No. 6 Train In Harlem Affects Morning Commute
    If you’re heading into the city Wednesday, you might want to check your commute. A No. 6 train derailed around 4:15 a.m. this morning in upper Manhattan and it is still causing delays after the morning rush hour. MTA officials say track work was...
  • Huckabee Generates Cash With 9/11 'History' Cartoon

    Huckabee Generates Cash With 9/11 'History' Cartoon
    Former presidential candidate, Mike Huckabee, is cashing in on the upcoming, 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks by marketing an educational "cartoon" about the events that sent the United States back to war. "You can go to Learn Our History.com,...