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Emergency drill held on Randall's Island on Oct. 19, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC First Responders Test Readiness With Simulated Bus Crash Drill

The workers were tested on their ability to control the flames, find the injured and give them emergency medical treatment.

10/19/2014

A woman clears snow off her car on East 92st Street on the east side of Manhattan January 22, 2014 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Blast Of Winter Weather Expected To Hit The Tri-State Area On Monday

The precipitation is expected to start as rain or sleet before dawn and then change to snow in the late morning. The snow could be heavy at times in the afternoon before it leaves the region Monday night.

02/02/2014

July 5 Heat, Sun

Blazing Heat, Humidity Make For Misery Across Tri-State Area

The outside world felt like a trip to the steam room Friday – and the trend was expected to continue through the weekend with temperatures forecast in the 90s each and every day.

07/05/2013

Bystanders and emergency workers attempt to free an ambulance stuck on a side street in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn December 29, 2010 in New York City.  Many side streets, especially those in the outer boroughs, are still unplowed in the wake of a massive snowstorm that crippled much of New York and left millions of holiday travelers stuck at airports and train stations around the eastern seaboard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

For Bloomberg, Getting Response To This Storm Right Would Be Redemption

One big difference this time around is the city’s Emergency Medical Services has a new bag of tricks and they showed some of them to CBS 2 on Friday.

02/08/2013

People cool off in a fountain in Battery Park. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Big Apple Heat Wave Packs Steamy Punch; Another Scorcher On Tap For Thursday

It’s so hot, we could shatter records set more than seven decades ago. The blazing sun made it feel like 100 degrees on Wednesday and it’s not over yet.

06/08/2011

(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Cold Weather Safety Tips

Winter can be a dangerous time for New Yorkers with the extreme cold, snow, ice, sleet and freezing rain. There are several steps you can take to stay safe.

01/12/2011