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Rescue effort after helicopter crashes into East River (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Detailed Examination Of Fatal East River Helicopter Crash Under Way

NTSB officials said the chopper likely did not have a flight data recorder, or “black box,” but engine monitors and Global Positioning System navigation equipment may have stored useful information.

10/05/2011

About 80 NYPD vehicles and 160 officers departed from in front of UN headquarters Tuesday for assignments related to a full-scale exercise to stop a dirty bomb. (Credit: TwitPic/NYPDnews)

First Responders, NYPD Conduct ‘Dirty Bomb’ Drill In NYC

The NYPD and 70 other law enforcement agencies across our region will test their ability to detect radiological materials and prevent an attack orchestrated by four fictional terror cells.

04/05/2011

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Bloomberg: I Don’t Want To Fight 9/11 Responders

The deal would pay first responders anywhere from several thousand to about $2 million, depending on the severity of their illness.

10/06/2010

Mayor Bloomberg (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Urges Ground Zero Workers To Settle

Lawyers for about 10,000 workers tentatively worked out a settlement last spring. It could be worth $625 million to $712.5 million, depending on how many people take the deal.

10/05/2010

First responders and their families lay flowers at the Freedom Tower cornerstone. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Honors First Responders At Freedom Tower Cornerstone

First set into hallowed ground in 2004 and crafted by masons from Hauppauge, it may return to the new World Trade Center site.

09/11/2010