NYC Sanitation Employee Honored For Helping Catch Suspect In EMT's MurderRalph Alanzo received a gold medal of honor from the sanitation commissioner and praise from the fire commissioner Friday
European Gangsters Torched Brooklyn Building To Snuff Out Rival Poker Game; Feds SaySeveral families were burned out of their homes, four firefighters were injured -- one with first-degree burns -- and now investigators say a Brooklyn fire was an act of arson over rival poker games.
Subway Derailment In Harlem Caused By 'Human Error,' MTA SaysIt's unclear when normal service will resume, but the MTA said employees will be working all night to have it restored by the morning rush.
FDNY Holds Open Houses Across NYC To Promote Fire SafetyFDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the open house also serves as a recruitment effort with the exam coming up in the fall.
Wake For FDNY Firefighter William Tolley Continues On Long IslandThe wake is being held at Chapey & Sons Funeral Home from 2p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Bethpage.
CBS2 Exclusive: Fallen EMT Yadira Arroyo's Sons Mourn Her Loss After SlayingThe shining face of 44-year-old Yadira Arroyo is now forever lost. The EMT and mother of five served the FDNY for 14 years.
Seething EMTs Crowd Courtroom As Suspect Appears Before Judge In Their Colleague's SlayingA suspect appeared in court on murder and other charges after authorities say he hijacked an ambulance and then struck and killed an FDNY EMT in the Bronx.
Past Year Saw Fewest Fire Deaths In A Century, Mayor And FDNY Commissioner AnnounceThe decline has been attributed to 9 percent fewer serious fires, and shaving response times by an average of five seconds.
FDNY, NYPD Hold Solemn Tribute For Battalion Chief Michael FahyThe 17-year veteran was described as a “rising star” in the department and a dedicated family man who was married with three young children.
Nigro: Fallen FDNY Battalion Chief Michael Fahy A 'Rising Star'Michael Fahy, a 17-year veteran, was a father of three children and was the son of a fire chief.
Saving Lives And The Atmosphere, Pilot Program Will Cut Down On Emissions From Idling AmbulancesThe fire department has launched a pilot program to make ambulances healthier for the environment.
Emergency Responders Conduct Active-Shooter Drill In Lower Manhattan Subway StationIt's preparation for any potential attacks against the city and was planned before the Paris attacks.

More From CBS New York

CELEBRATING 50 YEARS
Get Our Morning Briefs
Bloomberg WCBS Tri-State Business Index

Watch & Listen LIVE