| Jul 30, 2010
| 6:41 PM
It's the annual battle between the Bravest and the Finest on the baseball field.
Tonight, the FDNY and the NYPD slugged it out in their annual charity baseball game at Coney Island's MCU park (formerly Keyspan Park).
The FDNY's assistant manager Lt. Joe...
| Aug 9, 2010
| 10:37 AM
A set of 354 narrow steps spirals all the way up to the Statue of Liberty's crown, and it's the only escape route for tourists in an emergency.
On a recent summer day, one tourist put his hands on his knees and gasped for air as a few others funneled...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 8:22 AM
A five-alarm fire has destroyed two popular Midtown Manhattan restaurants and injured 18 people, including 15 firefighters, early Friday morning.
The fire began at about 12:30 a.m. at Frontier Restaurant and Coffee Shop, located at 593 3rd Avenue at 39th...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 10:35 AM
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Commack High School, 1 Scholar Lane, Commack, will hold a candlelight ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Call 631-912-2165
The Court Officers Steuben Association of New York State will hold a Heroes Memorial Service...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 5:48 PM
The excitement was palpable among those standing on the Newport Boulevard overpass above Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach on Saturday afternoon.
Not the kind of excitement of say, celebrating Fourth of July, but something not too far off. It was a...
| Sep 13, 2010
| 11:11 AM
A former Domino's employee is in police custody after allegedly starting fires at two of the pizza chain's locations in the Bronx which resulted in over $1 million in damages and lost business, according to City Fire Marshals.
Jamal Thomas, 24, of the...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 1:38 PM
"Tell me yes or no, if it's yes, my dream will come true. If it's no, I will go. XXX."
It was one of the signs mounted to the top of an SUV owned by a former FDNY firefighter and current Madonna stalker Robert Linhart.
The 59-year-old lived up to his...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 7:34 AM
The Juniper Civic Association held a meeting at Our Lady of Hope Thursday night in Middle Village. The focus of the meeting the tornado that hit the area and the city's response to the storm and cleanup.
Residents voted on how city agencies responded,...
| Oct 3, 2010
| 7:29 PM
Thousands of people turned out in New Dorp, Staten Island, Sunday for the borough's twentieth annual Columbus Day Parade. FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano, a Staten Island resident, served as grand marshal.
Residents and visitors lined New Dorp Lane,...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 5:02 PM
In many cases trucks won't even flip on their lights and sirens, and they may not be in any rush to get to the call.
"It's safety for firefighters, it's safety for the public," said FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano, who wants to cut down on crashes...
| 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...