| 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...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 4:05 AM
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...
| 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...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 5:21 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 8:58 PM
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;...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:02 AM
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...