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911 operator (file/credit: CBS 2)

City Launches New 911 Response Tracking Website

New York City residents have a new tool to track 911 response times: a website that shows weekly averages for how long it took to get to fires, medical emergencies and other types of calls.


Gabby Giffords Day Red Cross cpr training

Red Cross Hosts Life-Saving Workshops Across Country

In a day honoring Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords, the Red Cross taught life saving techniques across the country on Saturday, including in Mineola.


Yvonne Freeman, 75, died during Sunday's snowstorm. She passed away during the three hours it took emergency personnel to reach her home.

NYC Woman: Better Storm Prep Could Have Saved My Mom

A woman in Queens wants a personal apology, saying the city’s flawed response is to blame for her mother’s death during Sunday’s blizzard.