| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
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'...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:25 PM
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....
| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:05 PM
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.
| Jan 4, 2014
| 5:10 PM
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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:27 AM
A 19-year-old New York University student was recovering on Monday after he was freed from a coffin-sized space between two buildings in Manhattan.
Asher Vongtau, 19, was freed about 5 p.m. Sunday by the New York Fire Department from the space,...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Three young boys died in a fire started by a candle in a Bronx apartment where the power had been shut off, police said.
The two-alarm fire broke out just before 8 p.m. Friday in a second-floor apartment where a 25-year-old WOMAN and five of her young...
| Sep 11, 2013
EUSTIS — Who can forget the horror they felt Sept. 11, 2001? Because many people would like to mark the day in a meaningful way, the Bay Street Players will present "The Guys," a two-person performance about regular people in irregular times....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:41 PM
At least 10 people were injured, including four firefighters, after an explosion started a fire in an apartment building in New York City's Chinatown on Thursday afternoon, officials said.
The extent of the injuries was not yet clear, and local media...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's not every day something crash-lands on the Hudson River, as a tourist helicopter did Sunday.
Officials said a family of four Swedish tourists and their pilot were safe after the private helicopter in which they were riding apparently lost power and...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Cuatro días antes del 12 º aniversario de los ataques terroristas del 11 de septiembre, más de 1,500 personas corrieron 3.1 millas por las calles de la ciudad el sábado para honrar a los que murieron el 9/11.
La mayoría de los que se presentaron a las 7:...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:32 PM
It was the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, and it's doubtful that anyone who either lived through it, or witnessed images and video of its startling devastation from afar, will ever forget Hurricane Sandy, which was eventually upgraded to a “...