| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:36 PM
At least three journalists covering the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York were detained by police during authorities' raid on the demonstrators' camp in Zuccotti Park, it was reported Tuesday....
| Jun 14, 2011
| 9:22 AM
More than 15,000 bees, weighing 5 pounds total, swarmed a lamppost in Chinatown Monday.
The New York Police Department was called to divert traffic on Mott St. between Bayard and Pell streets. NYPD beekeeper, Tony Planakis, used an FDNY ladder to...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 5:57 PM
Hundreds of City Island neighbors steaming mad at the impending loss of vital firefighters turned out to protest the planned closure of 20 firehouses.
City Island residents say they're especially vulnerable since the next closest fire company would...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 7:26 PM
The New York Mets announced today a $10,000 donation to the non-profit family organization, Tuesday's Children, which has been helping those impacted by the September 11th attacks for the past decade.
"I feel pretty good meeting the Mets players and I'...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 6:38 PM
New York, NY - NYPD bomb squad technicians Friday had an early Fourth of July of sorts, destroying 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks. Fire officials say the fireworks ranged in size from sparklers to professional pyrotechnics.
"We want everyone to enjoy...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 10:57 AM
Just a week after a jury cleared two construction supervisors in the deaths of two firefighters who died in a blaze at the Deutsche Bank building, another construction supervisor and a demolition contractor were also acquitted of wrongdoing.
| Nov 17, 2010
| 8:34 AM
A three-alarm fire erupted inside a residential building in Brooklyn early Wednesday morning.
The FDNY says the fire began at an attached two-story house located at 33 Nichols Ave near Jamaica Avenue at about 5:40 a.m.
The blaze was initially two-...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 11:44 AM
The family of former NY firefighter and NYPD officer Michael Stephen Bowden say his threats to kill President Obama were just a cry for help.
Bowden, who suffers from depression, reportedly told a nurse at a South Carolina VA clinic that he had...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 4:09 PM
In a tribute to the people who lost their lives working at Ground Zero on September 11th, a massive American flag will fly on the ladder of a firetruck in all 50 states over the next year.
The Patriot Flag, a 30' high and 58' wide, arrived in New...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 4:14 AM
Fire officials have reported a brush fire early Wednesday morning in Staten Island.
FDNY say the fire broke out at about 6 a.m. on Page Avenue and Amboy Road in North Mount Loretto State Park in Tottenville.
Several units have responded to the scene....
| Dec 10, 2010
| 12:09 PM
Faced with a tight budget, the FDNY is looking to charge at fault drivers for responding to a crash.
The tax-based agency plans to charge drivers $490 to respond to a car accident or fire when someone is injured, $415 for a car fire without injuries...