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  • '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...
  • Union Blames Cutbacks For Serious Burn Injuries To 2 Firefighters

    Union Blames Cutbacks For Serious Burn Injuries To 2 Firefighters
    A fiery blaze in a Brooklyn brownstone Monday morning has left two firefighters and two civilians seriously injured, fire officials said. The firefighters' union claims the injuries could have been prevented if the mayor did not make cutbacks to the FDNY....
  • Hero Firefighters Begin Long Road To Recovery

    Hero Firefighters Begin Long Road To Recovery
    Two firefighters responding to a Crown Heights fire in an apartment that was home to a family of five suffered extensive second and third degree burns are now recuperating at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center Burn Unit. One is up and...
  • FDNY Fire Truck Hits, Kills Motorcyclist

    FDNY Fire Truck Hits, Kills Motorcyclist
    Neighbors stood around a gruesome accident scene Monday at the intersection of Marcy Avenue and Monroe Street in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn. A broken and busted up red Kawasaki motorcycle ridden, police say, by 46-year old Reggie Brown thrown up against the trash...
  • 17-Year-Old Who Started Fire Arrested After FDNY Truck Kills Motorcyclist

    17-Year-Old Who Started Fire Arrested After FDNY Truck Kills Motorcyclist
    FDNY Fire Marshals arrested a 17-year-old boy whose illegal fireworks allegedly sparked a chain of events leading to the death of a motorcyclist Monday afternoon. Kevin Saunders was carelessly lighting fireworks when the building at 315 Nostrand Ave....
  • If Only Jerry Could Be Here

    A very special group of Staten Islanders attended a special Staten Island Yankees Baseball game over the weekend, all for a great cause. "My husband loved this team and he loved coming to this ballpark and looking at the World Trade Center's Twin Towers,...
  • Boy, 7, Dies In Brooklyn Fire, 6 Others Hurt

    Boy, 7, Dies In Brooklyn Fire, 6 Others Hurt
    Investigators are hard at work trying to determine what sparked a fatal, 3-alarm fire that took the life of a 7-year-old boy, early Sunday morning and injured several others. Police say Joel Smith was already unconscious, when help arrived at the three-...
  • Firefighter Meets Girl He Saved in a Miracle Donor Match

    Firefighter Meets Girl He Saved in a Miracle Donor Match
    There were tears and hugs at FDNY headquarters, where a little Iowa girl met the firefighter who saved her life three years ago. James Wildes, 37, a former police officer who switched to the Fire Department nine years ago, didn't rush into a burning...