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A collection of lighted prayer candles surround a Yankee cap on Bay Street as a tribute to Eric Garner, who died after arguing with police and being put in a choke-hold. (Credit: WCBS 880's Peter Haskell)

4 Emergency Workers Put On Desk Duty In Eric Garner Case; New Video Released

In an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for the Staten Island man who died after an apparent police choke hold.

07/20/2014

East Harlem Building Explosion Rescue

East Harlem Explosion Leaves Survivors, Rescuers In Shock

Both during and after the explosion that leveled two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday, people were stepping in to help rescue people inside, and take care of the victims afterward.

03/12/2014

Nassau County Police helped deliver this baby girl who couldn't wait to make her grand entrance (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau County Police Deliver Baby In Ambulance On Christmas Eve

Karen Hollander, who was pregnant, thought she had time to run errands on Christmas Eve, including making a stop at a bank in Great Neck.

12/25/2013

FDNY Patches (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

FDNY Welcomes 285 New Firefighters

Mayor Michael Bloomberg this week presided over a graduation ceremony for 285 probationary FDNY firefighters.

05/18/2013

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Paramedics, EMTs Charge EMS Head With Reckless Decision Making During Sandy

New York City medics say their safety was jeopardized during Superstorm Sandy and the head of Emergency Medical Services has got to go

11/27/2012

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EMT Accused Of Stealing During Undercover DOI Integrity Test

Donald Vasquez was arrested on charges of stealing $280 dollars, according to a statement released by the Department of Investigation.

12/13/2011

Nassau County Firefighters Museum - Garden City, NY (file / credit: NCFM)

WCBS 880 9/11 Series: Volunteerism On Display On Long Island

Volunteerism is being honored at a new 9/11 exhibit at the Nassau County Firefighters Museum.

09/05/2011

Priscilla Hope Pereira (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Girl Meets Paramedics Who Saved Her Life

Last weekend, at a backyard barbeque with family and friends, Priscilla Pereira choked on a grape and during the chaos a friend called 911 desperate for help. What happened next is likely why she’s still alive.

08/09/2011

A vehicle from the New York City Fire Department's Organ Preservation Unit - Nov 22, 2010 - AP Photo/FDNY

NYC Takes Unprecedented Step With At-Home Organ Recovery

The program launching Wednesday — the first of its kind in the U.S., according to organizers and other experts — could eventually lead to thousands more organs donated each year nationwide.

12/01/2010