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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • FDNY Worker Finds Noose At Locker

    FDNY Worker Finds Noose At Locker
    A black FDNY electrician says he found a noose in front of his locker last week -- shortly after he and four other minority workers filed racial discrimination complaints with the fire department and the state. Gregory Seabrook, who has worked for the...
  • Chemical Tanker Truck Veers Off Highway, Leaking Contents Near Residential Area

    Chemical Tanker Truck Veers Off Highway, Leaking Contents Near Residential Area
    A chemical tanker truck veered off a highway ramp and into a steep wooded area in the Bronx early Tuesday morning, leaking its contents near a residental area and prompting haz-mat crews to respond. The crash occurred when a tanker truck carrying...
  • Officials: Candlelit Voodoo Sex Romp Sparked Fatal Brooklyn Blaze

    Officials: Candlelit Voodoo Sex Romp Sparked Fatal Brooklyn Blaze
    A fatal fire that broke out inside a Brooklyn apartment last weekend was sparked by a voodoo ceremony involving candles, fire officials announced Friday. According to FDNY Fire Marshals, an open door and delays in calling police helped the blaze escalate...
  • Statue Of Liberty To Get New Staircase For Safety

    Statue Of Liberty To Get New Staircase For Safety
    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...
  • 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...
  • 10 Injured, 3 Critically In Early Morning Brooklyn Fire

    10 Injured, 3 Critically In Early Morning Brooklyn Fire
    Fire officials say 10 people were injured, three seriously, in a morning apartment house fire in Brooklyn. The FDNY says they reported to a fire on the top floor of a six-story building in the Gravesend section at 2:38 a.m. Friday. The fire was...
  • 8 People Injured In Brooklyn Brownstone Fire

    8 People Injured In Brooklyn Brownstone Fire
    Eight people were injured, three seriously, in a house fire that ripped through a three-story Brooklyn brownstone Monday morning. According to the FDNY, the fire erupted just before 4:30 a.m. at 175 Putnam Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvestant. It took...