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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Three-Alarm Fire Consumes Bronx Home, 1 Injured

    Three-Alarm Fire Consumes Bronx Home, 1 Injured
    A three-alarm house fire broke out early Tuesday morning in the Bronx, seriously injuring one person. The fire began at 1:36 a.m. at a two-story frame house located at 1995 Arthur Avenue in Tremont, according to officials from the FDNY. The blaze was...
  • City's 'Luckiest Dog' Dies In Chelsea Piers Boat Fire

    City's 'Luckiest Dog' Dies In Chelsea Piers Boat Fire
    The city's "luckiest dog" died and his owner was injured when a fire broke out on their house boat docked at Chelsea Piers early Friday morning, fire officials say. The fire began just before 3 a.m. at Pier 59, located at 62 N. River near the Chelsea...
  • Manhattan Crane Collapse Kills One, Injures Four

    Manhattan Crane Collapse Kills One, Injures Four
    It's happened again. Another crane collapse at a city construction site. It sent 5 construction workers to the hospital, one of them died, and another remains in serious condition, according to officials. Investigators believe a cable snapped on a 170-...
  • Fire Breaks Out Inside Macy's Flagship Store In Herald Square

    Fire Breaks Out Inside Macy's Flagship Store In Herald Square
    Macy's flagship store in Herald Square was evacuated Wednesday after a fire broke out inside the building's basement. The all-hands fire started some time before 4 p.m. at the store located on 34th Street and Seventh Avenue. FDNY officials tell PIX 11...
  • 3 Rescued After Boat Overturns Near Statue Of Liberty

    3 Rescued After Boat Overturns Near Statue Of Liberty
    Just after 9:30 Friday morning three men aboard the Katherine G were tossed in New York Harbor. They were working the vessel with a crane just off Liberty Island, home to the Statue of Liberty. Despite the beautiful day, with the water at 45 degrees,...