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  • Ex-Employee Charged With Torching Two Domino's Pizzerias

    Ex-Employee Charged With Torching Two Domino's Pizzerias
    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...
  • FDNY Firefighter Arrested For Stalking Madonna Outside NYC Apartment

    FDNY Firefighter Arrested For Stalking Madonna Outside NYC Apartment
    "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...
  • In Tornado-Damaged Queens, Bloomberg Gets Failing Grade

    In Tornado-Damaged Queens, Bloomberg Gets Failing Grade
    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,...
  • Thousands Attend Columbus Day Parade On Staten Island

    Thousands Attend Columbus Day Parade On Staten Island
    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,...
  • NYC Firetrucks Won't Be Able To Speed To Non-Emergency Calls

    NYC Firetrucks Won't Be Able To Speed To Non-Emergency Calls
    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...
  • 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...
  • Controversial Lazio Ad Attacks Mosque Plans

    Controversial Lazio Ad Attacks Mosque Plans
    The latest development in the furor over plans to build a mosque near Ground Zero has been sparked by Rep. Rick Lazio, whose latest commercial attacks Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and the plan's funding. "Where is this money really coming from, who is...
  • 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...
  • Subway Fire, Water Main Break Snarl Subway Commute

    Subway Fire, Water Main Break Snarl Subway Commute
    A fire and water main break are making it difficult for commuters to get home Friday night. A fire in the West 8th Street-NY Aquarium subway station is affecting service on the Q, F and B lines -- the one-alarm fire broke out in the relay room that...
  • NYPD Anti-Terror Units Monitoring Verizon Strikers

    NYPD Anti-Terror Units Monitoring Verizon Strikers
    There are approximately 13,000 Verizon workers on strike in New York City. At the corner of 11th Avenue and 38th Street in Manhattan on Saturday, strikers showed up at 6:30 a.m. to send a message to Verizon. A very simple one consisting of four words;...
  • Despite Deluge, 30th Annual Dominican Day Parade Goes On

    Despite Deluge, 30th Annual Dominican Day Parade Goes On
    Despite Sunday's rain, thousands of New Yorkers turned out for the 30th Annual Dominican Day Parade. New York Assemblyman Guillermo Linares was the first Dominican elected to such a seat: “We are the largest immigrant group in New York and there is...