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  • Fire Marshals: 7-Alarm Chinatown Fire Caused By Overheated Electrical Junction Box

    Fire Marshals: 7-Alarm Chinatown Fire Caused By Overheated Electrical Junction Box
    A three-week investigation into the fatal Chinatown seven-alarm blaze has found that an overheated electrical junction box was to blame for the fire. FDNY Fire Marshals have determined that the April 11 evening fire at 283 Grand Street in Manhattan...
  • Mother Who Jumped In Hudson With Baby Charged

    Mother Who Jumped In Hudson With Baby Charged
    Detectives are evaluating their case against a distraught Manhattan mother who apparently tried to drown herself and her 19-month-old baby in the chilly waters of the Hudson River. Boats from the NYPD Harbor Unit and FDNY rescued both the mother and child...
  • Who Will Foot the 9/11 Health Care Bill?

    Who Will Foot the 9/11 Health Care Bill?
    Politicians worked late into the night in Washington, D.C., deciding who'll foot the health care bill for thousands of first responders and others exposed to dangerous toxins in the air in the aftermath of 9/11. The legislation they were wrestling with,...
  • City Afloat With Fleet Week Events

    City Afloat With Fleet Week Events
    7 full days of Fleet Week kicked off Wednesday with the Parade Of Ships in the Hudson River as New York City plays host to the United States Armed Services. As part of the week New Yorkers will get a chance to tour the Intrepid, and other Navy, Army...
  • Collapse at Staten Island Rec Center

    The Cromwell Center in Tompkinsville collapsed into the harbor Monday afternoon. Emergency officials from the NYPD, FDNY and Coast Guard rushed to scene, which occurred around 2:15 p.m. According to reports, a pylon at the front of the building on...
  • Some Students Still Hospitalized After Drinking School's Contaminated Water

    Some Students Still Hospitalized After Drinking School's Contaminated Water
    At least nine elementary school students remain in the hospital after they and at least 65 of their schoolmates drank a chemical coolant similar to antifreeze yesterday. It happened after some contractors working on the Flushing, Queens elementary...
  • NYPD/FDNY Gaelic Football Showdown

    NYPD/FDNY Gaelic Football Showdown
    Tonight was a battle of bragging rights between the NYPD and the FDNY. But you may not recognize the sport they are playing. Tonight they played their annual Gaelic Football Match. The sport comes straight from Ireland and is a combination of soccer,...
  • FDNY Probes Defaced Image of Obama at Bronx Firehouse

    FDNY Probes Defaced Image of Obama at Bronx Firehouse
    A Bronx firehouse is in hot water after officials found an iconic image of President Barack Obama painted onto a toolbox with the word "hustler" scrawled over his face. The incident occurred at Engine 45, Ladder 58 in East Tremont. The stenciled...
  • Cabbie: Drunk Firefighters Beat, Robbed Me On St. Patrick's Day

    A New York City Cabbie claims he was beat up by four drunk firefighters in FDNY uniforms the night of the St. Patrick's parade. The cabbie told police it all happened after he asked the belligerent firefighters to get out of his cab at Columbus circle....
  • Firefighter Angered After Appearing In Law Firm's 9/11 Photoshop Job

    Firefighter Angered After Appearing In Law Firm's 9/11 Photoshop Job
    NEW YORK (PIX11) -- A New York City firefighter is decrying a law firm’s Photoshop job of his image, saying it is insulting to families of 9/11 victims. Robert Keiley, who is also an aspiring model, posed for a stock photo last year wearing his...
  • Controversial 9/11 Ad Pulled, Agency Says

    Controversial 9/11 Ad Pulled, Agency Says
    New York (CNN) -- A controversial 9/11 ad with an altered picture of a model firefighter holding a picture of the aftermath of the World Trade Center attack under the headline "I was there" will not be running again, according to the ad agency which was...