Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley

Delays have been reported in reporting fire alarm and suppression systems in Department of Correction facilities. (Credit: CBS2)

Exclusive: Bombshell Report Outlines Significant Fire Safety Hazards At NYC Prisons

The report shows dozens of violations that include lack of fire exits and smoke alarms and major sprinkler problems. And the plans to fix all this could extend an eye-popping 11 years.

08/13/2015

Proposed Site For Glendale, Queens Homeless Shelter (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Residents Worried Proposed Homeless Shelter Could Bring Sex Offenders To Area

The non-profit group Samaritan Village wants to turn a vacant warehouse on Cooper Avenue in Glendale into a shelter for 125 homeless families.

10/09/2013

Mayor Bloomberg and the FDNY

Bloomberg Vows To Keep List Of Fire House Closings A Secret

Some local politicians and firefighters are vowing to fight a plan that will close several firehouse across the city. The demonstrators say the cuts would destroy emergency response time and put lives at risk.

05/16/2011

Mayor Bloomberg and the FDNY

Exclusive: CBS 2 Obtains Partial List Of FDNY Company Closures

The secret is out. CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer has learned exclusively some of the fire houses on Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s chopping block. Some say shutting them down could put your safety at risk.

04/06/2011