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  • Family: Former-FDNY Firefighter's Threat To Kill President A Cry For Help

    Family: Former-FDNY Firefighter's Threat To Kill President A Cry For Help
    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...
  • Patriot Flag Project: 50 States Before Sep. 11, 2011

    Patriot Flag Project: 50 States Before Sep. 11, 2011
    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...
  • Brush Fire In Staten Island

    Brush Fire In Staten Island
    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....
  • FDNY To Send Fault Drivers A Bill For Accidents

    FDNY To Send Fault Drivers A Bill For Accidents
    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...
  • Wheelchair-Bound Man Falls Onto Subway Tracks

    Wheelchair-Bound Man Falls Onto Subway Tracks
    A man driving a motorized wheelchair on a Manhattan subway platform lost control and tumbled down onto the tracks Friday. The fall happened at the 125th Street station at Lexington Avenue. Alarmed riders on the platform notified subway workers who were...
  • International Male Model Dies In Rockaways Surfing Accident

    International Male Model Dies In Rockaways Surfing Accident
    An international male model who has posed for Vogue Nippon, Anne Klein and Buffalo Jeans has died following a tragic surfing accident in the Rockaways nearly five weeks ago. Charles Devoe, 20, had been hospitalized in a coma following the Nov. 12...
  • Body Found In Burning BMW

    Body Found In Burning BMW
    A Queens car fire is now being investigated as a possible homicide after a body was found in the backseat. The NYPD and FDNY responded to a call just after 4 a.m. Saturday of a vehicle fire at the corner of Jamaica Ave. And 130th St., and after putting...
  • FDNY Slowed by Snow, Wind in Battling Queens Fire

    FDNY Slowed by Snow, Wind in Battling Queens Fire
    A fire official says snow and high winds delayed efforts by about 200 firefighters to bring a fierce blaze at a six-story apartment building in Queens under control. The Fire Department of New York spokesman says crews had difficulty setting up equipment...
  • 9/11 First Responder Stole More Than $1 Million

    9/11 First Responder Stole More Than $1 Million
    A 9/11 hero pleaded guilty on Wednesday to stealing more than $1.3 million in business taxes from the government. Former firefighter Thomas Casatelli, who is the principal business owner of the popular Bay Ridge bar The Black Kettle, admitted to...
  • FDNY Fires EMS Chief After Slow Response To Storm

    FDNY Fires EMS Chief After Slow Response To Storm
    New Yorkers angry over the city's botched storm response have been demanding that somebody be held accountable, and Wednesday night the City did just that. John Peruggia, FDNY's chief of Emergency Medical Service Command, has been relieved of duty....
  • Congregation Of Destroyed, Historic Synagogue Vows To Rebuild

    Congregation Of Destroyed, Historic Synagogue Vows To Rebuild
    Some were tearful. All were suffering as today they returned to their wounded place of worship. Solemn, shocked and stunned congregants gathered in the street in front of their fire-damaged Upper East Side synagogue, Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun for a...