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EMS Lieutenant Timothy Dluhos (credit: Personal Photo via CBS 2)

Vulcan Society Wants FDNY EMT Fired Following Series Of ‘Racist’ Tweets

Leaders of the Vulcan Society, a fraternal organization of black firefighters, are now calling for the ouster of EMS Lt. Timothy Dluhos after the New York Post exposed his questionable Twitter messages.

03/25/2013

Twitter (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: FDNY Lieutenant Cries When Confronted About Offensive Tweets

A Fire Department emergency medical services lieutenant cried after a reporter confronted him about a string of racist tweets, according to a published report.

03/24/2013

Bystanders and emergency workers attempt to free an ambulance stuck on a side street in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn December 29, 2010 in New York City.  Many side streets, especially those in the outer boroughs, are still unplowed in the wake of a massive snowstorm that crippled much of New York and left millions of holiday travelers stuck at airports and train stations around the eastern seaboard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

For Bloomberg, Getting Response To This Storm Right Would Be Redemption

One big difference this time around is the city’s Emergency Medical Services has a new bag of tricks and they showed some of them to CBS 2 on Friday.

02/08/2013

Roosevelt Island Tram Rescue

Worker Rescued After Being Stuck On Top Of Roosevelt Island Tram

The ironworker doing the maintenance high up at the top of the Roosevelt Island tower somehow got his foot stuck between a cable and a wheel.

02/05/2013

Police outside the location where two women were shot in the Farragut section of Brooklyn on Feb. 5, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Domestic Dispute Ends With 1 Woman Dead, Another Injured

The incident happened near East 25th Street and Clarendon Road shortly before 10 a.m. That’s when police said a 70-year-old man and his 63-year-old sister had a violent argument.

02/05/2013

New York City swears in in its first class of probationary firefighters since 2008. (credit: Twitter/FDNY)

NYC Swears In Most Diverse Class Of Probationary Firefighters In FDNY History

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano swore in and congratulated the 318 “probies” at a ceremony at the FDNY Fire Academy on Tuesday.

01/15/2013

School Bus

Several Injured In School Bus Accident On Bruckner Expressway

EMS said that eight people are in serious but stable condition. Thirty others were also injured, but their injuries are said to be minor.

08/01/2012

Generic Car Accident (credit: ClipArt)

Two Accidents Occur Within Hours Of Each Other At The Same Intersection On Staten Island

Two accidents took place within five hours of each other — both involving alleged impaired drivers — at Richmond Avenue and Signs Road on Staten Island on Saturday night and Sunday morning.

05/27/2012

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Security Guard Accidentally Shoots Himself At Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The injury is not considered life-threatening. The man was taken to New York Hospital.

04/20/2012

Police respond to the scene of a shooting of East Harlem pharmacy robbery and shooting on Apr. 12, 2012. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Suspect Shot, Killed Following Armed Robbery At East Harlem Pharmacy

One suspect was killed Thursday morning during a shooting at an East Harlem pharmacy, police said. Surveillance video obtained exclusively by CBS 2 showed the chaotic scene.

04/12/2012

Crane collapse at West 34th Street and 11th Avenue (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead, 4 Others Injured In Crane Collapse On West 34th Street

Investigators said the crane cable snapped, sending the boom plummeting. That massive arm of steel crushed one of the workers, while another worker suffered severe trauma to his leg after being hit by debris.

04/03/2012

John McFarland (credit: FNY)

Funeral Today For NYC EMS Asst. Chief Who Died Of Tumor Linked To WTC

Retired EMS assistant chief John McFarland was revered within the FDNY, and today he is being laid to rest after dying from a brain tumor linked to his service after the attacks of 9/11.

02/10/2012

A five-story building in Brighton Beach collapsed on Nov. 8, 2011. (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Building Collapse In Brighton Beach Claims Life Of 1 Of 5 Workers Pulled From Rubble

Firefighters frantically searched through the pile of concrete, pulling five workers out. Investigators said concrete being poured between the metal pillars buckled the building.

11/08/2011

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Fumes Force Evacuation Of Building On 42nd Street

Four people were treated after more than 100 people were evacuated from 330 West 42nd Street.

11/03/2011

Generic Ambulance File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Police Identify Motorcyclist In Fatal BQE Crash

They said a red, 2001 Yamaha motorcycle went over the guide rail and fell nearly 20 feet to the lower roadway.

09/10/2011

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