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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 --...
  • SUV Crushes Parking Attendant After Falling From Lift

    SUV Crushes Parking Attendant After Falling From Lift
    Police tape is not what customers pulling into the Icon parking garage at 21 Barclay Street expected to see at the start of their Monday morning. Located in the shadows of the Freedom tower, the 24-hour garage was smothered with NYPD detectives, the FDNY...
  • Breezy Point Desperate for Volunteers to Help Gut, Pump Out Homes

    Breezy Point Desperate for Volunteers to Help Gut, Pump Out Homes
    Battered by Superstorm Sandy nearly a month ago, Breezy Point is still in pieces but groups like Operation Gut and Pump are hoping to put the community back together again. "Our mission is to save peoples homes," said Kevin Adams who grew up spending...