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Quick Thinking Store Workers Escape 3-Alarm Bronx Blaze

Three firefighters suffered minor injuries battling a Bronx blaze, on Sunday. Further injuries were avoided thanks to quick thinking store workers who made it to safety before the fire tore through a pair of stores and damaged two others.

03/23/2014

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Girl Falls 3 Stories Down Elevator Shaft In SoHo Building

A girl was hospitalized in serious condition after she fell three flights down an elevator shaft in a SoHo building Friday afternoon.

03/21/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fire at a recycling plant in Brooklyn on March 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Burns For Hours At Brooklyn Recycling Plant

Crews were still putting out hot spots Wednesday morning at a 2-story recycling plant on Humboldt Street in Greenpoint.

03/19/2014

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$98 Million Settlement Reached In FDNY Discrimination Case

A black firefighters’ group that had sued New York City, alleging discrimination, said Tuesday that minority fire department applicants will be eligible to receive back pay totaling $98 million.

03/18/2014

Five people were injured in a fire on the fifth floor of the Wyckoff Gardens building in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, on March 16, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Fire Leaves 3 Children With Serious, Critical Injuries

Firefighters arrived at the Wyckoff Gardens in Boerum Hill just after 2 a.m.

03/16/2014

Griselde Camacho, left, and Carmen Tanco were killed in the March 12 East Harlem explosion. (credit: Handouts)

Church Congregations Grieve In Wake Of East Harlem Explosion

A church hit by the loss of two members in an explosion that destroyed two New York City apartment buildings remembered the women in services Sunday with tears mixing in with the sounds of gospel, as members of a church that was demolished in the collapse joined another nearby house of worship for its service.

03/16/2014

FDNY responds to fire at One57 high rise in Midtown (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Fire Breaks Out At Midtown High Rise One57

The Fire Department said the fire at the 75-story building was reported just before 9 p.m.

03/15/2014

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

NTSB: Abnormal Concentration Of Natural Gas Found Near East Harlem Blast Scene

Con Edison crews discovered an alarming natural gas concentration near the scene of the deadly East Harlem building explosion this week, a National Transportation Safety Board member said Friday.

03/14/2014

iremen watch as work crews remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

8 Confirmed Dead In East Harlem Gas Explosion; Active Scene Remains

Eight people are now confirmed dead in the blast that also injured more than 60 others. Others are still believed to be missing.

03/13/2014

Firefighters respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Rob Bennett/Office of Mayor of New York/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘Every Energy Is Going To Be Expended’ To Determine Cause Of Harlem Explosion

City officials were refuting reports Thursday that complaints about gas leaks at the site of Thursday’s massive explosion in East Harlem were ignored by police, fire and Con Edison.

03/13/2014

Firefighters respond to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

3 Dead, Several Missing After Explosion Levels Buildings In East Harlem

The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.

03/12/2014

Billowing smoke, cranes are seen near the scene of the East Harlem explosion at 116th Street and Park Avenue, March 12, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

East Harlem Neighborhood Gripped With Fear Following Explosion, Collapse Of 2 Buildings

An explosion that caused the collapse of two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday morning has shocked the neighborhood.

03/12/2014

Mamtaz Begun (Credit: CBS  2)

Neighbor: Conditions Improving For Woman, Premature Baby Delivered After DWI Accident

Mamtaz Begun was seven months pregnant when she was hit by a car driven by Sean Farrell, a lieutenant with the FDNY’s Battalion 16 in Harlem.

03/07/2014

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Spring Forward For Daylight Saving Time This Weekend

Daylight saving time starts at 2 a.m. local time Sunday, but make sure to turn the clock ahead before heading to bed Saturday night to avoid getting up late.

03/07/2014

The Bronx intersection where Mamtaz Begum and her friend were struck by a vehicle on March 5, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Off-Duty Firefighter Drove Drunk, Struck 2 Women

Sean Farrell, 39, was driving on White Plains Road near Westchester Avenue in the Bronx around 6 p.m. Wednesday when he struck the women, police said.

03/06/2014

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