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  • FDNY Worker Finds Noose At Locker

    FDNY Worker Finds Noose At Locker
    A black FDNY electrician says he found a noose in front of his locker last week -- shortly after he and four other minority workers filed racial discrimination complaints with the fire department and the state. Gregory Seabrook, who has worked for the...
  • Chemical Tanker Truck Veers Off Highway, Leaking Contents Near Residential Area

    Chemical Tanker Truck Veers Off Highway, Leaking Contents Near Residential Area
    A chemical tanker truck veered off a highway ramp and into a steep wooded area in the Bronx early Tuesday morning, leaking its contents near a residental area and prompting haz-mat crews to respond. The crash occurred when a tanker truck carrying...
  • Cabbie: Drunk Firefighters Beat, Robbed Me On St. Patrick's Day

    A New York City Cabbie claims he was beat up by four drunk firefighters in FDNY uniforms the night of the St. Patrick's parade. The cabbie told police it all happened after he asked the belligerent firefighters to get out of his cab at Columbus circle....
  • Firefighter Angered After Appearing In Law Firm's 9/11 Photoshop Job

    Firefighter Angered After Appearing In Law Firm's 9/11 Photoshop Job
    NEW YORK (PIX11) -- A New York City firefighter is decrying a law firm’s Photoshop job of his image, saying it is insulting to families of 9/11 victims. Robert Keiley, who is also an aspiring model, posed for a stock photo last year wearing his...
  • Controversial 9/11 Ad Pulled, Agency Says

    Controversial 9/11 Ad Pulled, Agency Says
    New York (CNN) -- A controversial 9/11 ad with an altered picture of a model firefighter holding a picture of the aftermath of the World Trade Center attack under the headline "I was there" will not be running again, according to the ad agency which was...
  • Probe Underway After Residents Report Locked Exits, Broken Sprinklers At Shelter

    Probe Underway After Residents Report Locked Exits, Broken Sprinklers At Shelter
    Close to two dozen people were injured Friday morning in a fire at a homeless shelter where emergency exits were allegedly locked and a faulty sprinkler system failed to work. What could have ended in tragedy instead resulted in 21 injuries that included...
  • Firefighter Who Stood With Pres. Bush At Ground Zero: Osama Is 'Burning In Hell'

    Firefighter Who Stood With Pres. Bush At Ground Zero: Osama Is 'Burning In Hell'
    Retired FDNY firefighter, Bob Beckwith, who was chosen by then-President George W. Bush to stand with the Commander in Chief atop a burned-out rig at Ground Zero, three days after the 9/11 attacks, told PIX 11 he was glad he lived to see the capture and...
  • 9/11 Family Invited To Presidential Ground Zero Visit Snubs Obama

    9/11 Family Invited To Presidential Ground Zero Visit Snubs Obama
    As 50 carefully selected families prepare to join President Barack Obama for a ceremony at the World Trade Center site Thursday, one of the invited 9/11 families have decided to pass on the Commander-in-chief's visit. Although many consider it to be a...
  • President Obama Lays Wreath At Somber Ceremony At Ground Zero

    President Obama Lays Wreath At Somber Ceremony At Ground Zero
    In what's being billed as a historic day in his presidency, President Barack Obama visited Ground Zero Thursday where he was joined by several 9/11 families to honor those lost nearly a decade ago. The momentous visit marks the death of Osama bin Laden,...
  • 9/11 Families Prepare For President's Visit

    9/11 Families Prepare For President's Visit
    Sally Regenhard said her son, Christian, has been on her mind for the past nine years. And tomorrow, she will get to thank the President personally for bringing down the terrorist she said murdered him.   "A lot of us feel like we've very alone in our...
  • Obama Declares At FDNY Firehouse: We Didn't Forget

    Obama Declares At FDNY Firehouse: We Didn't Forget
    Eggplant parmigiana and pasta with scallops and shrimp. That's what President Barack Obama ate with 15 firefighters at the Engine 54 Ladder 4 firehouse Thursday afternoon. It was part of his visit to New York City to honor first responders and families...