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FDNY truck/file (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/GettyImages)

Firefighters Brave Smoke-Filled House To Save 6-Year-Old In Brooklyn

A firefighter raced into the second floor of a blazing Brooklyn home to save a small child trapped in a bedroom.

11/25/2014

Woman killed when Honda struck in wrong-way crash in White Plains Nov. 3, 2014 (Lou Young/CBS 2)

Mother Of 3 Killed In Wrong-Way, Head-On Crash In White Plains While Delivering Newspapers

The woman was out delivering newspapers Monday morning when the Honda Civic she was riding in was struck head-on by a Chevy Tahoe, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

11/03/2014

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Trip To Dinner Turns Into Heroic Night For Dix Hills Firefighter

A volunteer assistant fire chief in Dix Hills was on his way to dinner on Saturday night, when a call came in. By the end of the night he had saved a life.

07/06/2014

Melissa Brengel of Huntington Station points to empty bracket which held special 9/11 flag. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Special American Flag Returned To Woman Who Lost Brother On 9/11

A Long Island woman who lost her firefighter brother on September 11, had a special American flag returned to her after it was stolen earlier in the week.

07/05/2014

Newly minted firefighter Nicholas Webb proposes to girlfriend Melissa Collado. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bold Proposal From One Of New York’s Bravest, Couple Gets Engaged At FDNY Graduation

A new member of the FDNY proved that he is one of New York’s bravest when it comes to love. Nicholas Webb popped the question on Monday, at his graduation ceremony.

04/21/2014

Firefighter John Monteverde (FDNY)

Alleged Drunken Driver Indicted In N.J. Crash That Killed Firefighter

An Elizabeth, N.J. man has been indicted in an alleged drunken driving crash that killed an FDNY firefighter last fall.

04/16/2014

Victoria Kovacs

Boy, 16, Arrested For Allegedly Throwing Bottle That Nearly Blinded N.J. Firefighter

A 16-year-old boy was arrested in Garfield, N.J. Tuesday and charged with throwing a bottle at a fire truck, and leaving a volunteer firefighter with eye injuries that nearly left her blind.

04/01/2014

Victoria Kovacs

N.J. Volunteer Firefighter Nearly Left Blind After Bottle Is Hurled At Fire Truck

Police on Monday were searching for the assailant who almost cost a New Jersey firefighter her life.

03/31/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

3 NYC Employees Arrested In Separate Incidents

Three New York City employees were arrested in separate incidents early Sunday.

12/29/2013

A Hero For Owen

2-Year-Old Boy Still In Desperate Need Of Bone Marrow Transplant

After several drives, the 2-year-old son of a New York City firefighter remained in need of a bone marrow transplant this week.

11/30/2013

A Hero For Owen

Firefighter Seeks Match So 2-Year-Old Son Can Get Bone Marrow Transplant

A New York City firefighter is on a mission to find a match for his son, who is in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant.

11/02/2013

The scene of a deadly fire in Mount Vernon, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Mount Vernon Fire Union Chief Warns Department Is Short-Staffed

Nine people escaped from a burning home on Tuesday but four others were trapped in a smoke-filled basement and died.

10/31/2013

Bikers For Bini outside the Staten Island Mall, August 25, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Bikers Ride For Charity In Honor Of 9/11 Hero

The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund held its annual Bikers For Bini charity event Sunday at the Staten Island Mall.

08/25/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Report: Firefighter Charged With Selling Oxycodone On Staten Island

An off-duty New York City firefighter was arrested this weekend, reportedly on charges that he was selling oxycodone.

07/28/2013

(file / credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Veteran Fire Captain Retires After 40 Years On The Job

After a long career, one of New York’s bravest has hung up his turnout coat for the last time.

07/13/2013

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