| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:21 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City firefighter recently honored for saving the life of a young boy was killed battling an electrical blaze at a high-rise building that began in a dangerously cluttered apartment, officials said on Sunday.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Many Americans remember where they were and what they were doing on Sept. 11, 2001, when terrorists flew U.S. jetliners into locations including the World Trade Center towers in New York City.
But North Shore children who weren't alive at the time...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:01 PM
A fire truck used to respond to the World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, will be on display at the First Fridays Road Show at the Costa Mesa Civic Center on Friday.
After being decommissioned by the New York Fire Department in 2011, the fire...
| May 13, 2014
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 --...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 7:03 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:41 AM
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...
| 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....