| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Just after 9:30 Friday morning three men aboard the Katherine G were tossed in New York Harbor. They were working the vessel with a crane just off Liberty Island, home to the Statue of Liberty.
Despite the beautiful day, with the water at 45 degrees,...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 12:11 PM
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...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 8:26 PM
It was a Christmastime mystery that's now solved -- the identity of the off-duty firefighter who helped a couple escape a burning house seconds before they may have lost their lives.
The FDNY announced the name of the hero firefighter Monday afternoon,...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Just four days after five members of one family lost their lives on Christmas Day, the 70 firefighters who fought to save them returned to work. It wasn't your ordinary first day back, however.
Instead firefighters met with the FDNY's counseling...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:28 AM
A man's body was found after firefighters extinguished a pile of garbage that was set ablaze in Brooklyn early Thursday morning, according to the FDNY.
The fire was reported at about 3:45 a.m. outside of 2171 Hendrickson Street, near Avenue U in Marine...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:29 PM
A large crane partially collapsed Monday atop the 75-story skyscraper One57 in midtown Manhattan, prompting a scramble to evacuate the surrounding blocks as winds increase from Hurricane Sandy.
Police have evacuated the area between Fifth and Eighth...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:21 AM
In wake of the unprecedented damage brought to the New York City area by Hurricane Sandy, Con Edison announced Thursday it expects to restore the vast majority of customers who lost power by the weekend of Nov. 10 and 11. The remaining customer...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Authorities are still trying to figure out what caused the driver of a packed van to lose control, careen off the Bronx River Parkway Sunday afternoon, killing all seven passengers inside -- members from three generations of a single family.
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:52 AM
NEW YORK -- Seven people, including three children, died Sunday when a vehicle flipped over a guardrail and plunged up to 60 feet to the ground, landing upside down in an area of the Bronx Zoo that is closed to the public, officials said.
| Apr 29, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Seven people, including three children, died Sunday when a vehicle flipped over a guardrail and plunged up to 60 feet to the ground, landing upside down in an area of the Bronx Zoo that is closed to the public, officials said.
All the victims were inside...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:08 AM
Advocate for blind Chinese lawyer says US asylum deal expected ahead of Clinton’s China visit
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese officials are ironing out a deal to secure American asylum for a blind Chinese legal activist who fled house arrest,...