| 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...
| Dec 17, 2010
| 5:30 PM
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...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 11:11 AM
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...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 3:23 AM
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...
| Dec 28, 2010
| 4:20 AM
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...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 5:21 AM
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...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 6:46 PM
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....
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:06 PM
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...