The 2007 recruitment exam for the New York City Fire Department is considered to be discriminatory according to the ruling of a federal judge.
The FDNY’s so-called “crash tax” has some new opponents. A couple of state and local lawmakers are stepping in to try to stop a plan to charge drivers for accidents.
Lawmakers are pumping the brakes on the Fire Department of New York’s plan to charge drivers who cause accidents.
Some medical professionals said they worry the fees will prompt some private hospitals to stop providing ambulance service.
A Brooklyn father was forced to make a life and death decision, as he pushed his children out of a third-floor window to save them from their burning home.
Three people are dead after a house fire in Binghamton, including a four-year-old child.
George William Gray pleaded not guilty to grand larceny and other charges. The 68-year-old chaired the Glen Cove fire department’s general fund for almost 20 years before retiring last year.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City will appeal a ruling that has halted the hiring of rookie firefighters amid test-discrimination claims.
A judge has halted the hiring of new firefighters amid the legal battle over alleged discrimination at the FDNY involving entry exams.