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  • Double-decker tour buses collide in New York's Times Square

    Double-decker tour buses collide in New York's Times Square
    NEW YORK — Two double-decker tour buses collided in New York's Times Square on Tuesday, injuring at least 11 people at the height of the summer tourist season, police and firefighters said. The open-top buses collided near 47th Street and 7th...
  • Two hospitalized after stabbing near New York's Times Square

    With people crowding Times Square to celebrate the closing hours of 2013, two people were hospitalized after an apparent stabbing in a bathroom at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday evening, officials and witnesses said. The...
  • Three injured as plane lands on New York expressway

    Three people suffered minor injuries after a small plane made an emergency landing on a New York City expressway Saturday afternoon, emergency officials said. The plane, a Piper Cherokee Aircraft, had departed from Danbury, Conn., to go on a tour of the...
  • New York police, firefighters brawl at charity hockey game

    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...
  • Watch bench-clearing brawl during NYPD, FDNY charity hockey game

    Watch bench-clearing brawl during NYPD, FDNY charity hockey game
    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...
  • Minority New York firefighters settle racial bias suit for $98 million

    Minority New York firefighters settle racial bias suit for $98 million
    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....
  • Gas had been leaking at N.Y. blast site, NTSB soil tests show

    Gas had been leaking at N.Y. blast site, NTSB soil tests show
    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,...
  • FDNY firefighter saves Florida man with bone marrow donation

    FDNY firefighter saves Florida man with bone marrow donation
    A new York City firefighter saved 66-year-old John Ciempa, a retired Lakeland resident. But it wasn't from a burning building or a bad car accident, but rather from a donation.  FDNY firefighter Christopher Howard, of Engine Co. 255 in Brooklyn, didn'...
  • 'Superman Hall of Heroes' to Honor Extraordinary Citizens

    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 --...
  • PIX11 Cares: WPIX Visits Brooklyn to Help Superstorm Sandy Victims

    PIX11 Cares: WPIX Visits Brooklyn to Help Superstorm Sandy Victims
    The PIX11 Morning News continues PIX11 Cares, a campaign aimed at helping those in communities hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, with a visit to Brooklyn. Sukanya Krishnan anchoring portions of the Morning News from Gerritsen Beach, Dan Mannarino...
  • Staten Island Husband Bludgeons Wife To Death Over Affair

    Staten Island Husband Bludgeons Wife To Death Over Affair
    A Staten Island resident and FDNY mechanic is in custody for second degree murder after bludgeoning his wife to death in their home early Sunday morning. Gregory Surinago, 45, reportedly beat his 42-year-old wife, Jodi, to death with a baseball bat after...