WATCH: 30,000 Participate In Tunnel To Towers Race To Honor 9/11 First Responders, Military VeteransThe 5K run and walk honors 9/11 first responders and military veterans. It began at the IKEA in Red Hook, goes through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel and ends at the World Trade Center.
Outgoing Commissioner Sal Cassano Reflects On 45 Years With FDNYThe outgoing FDNY boss' last official event, a promotions ceremony, will be held Thursday. He is being replaced by Mayor Bill de Blasio's pick to lead the department, retired FDNY Chief Daniel Nigro.
FDNY Honors Dozens For Service, BraveryNearly four dozen firefighters, FDNY medical workers and officers were honored with medals from the department Wednesday.
Mayor De Blasio Names Daniel Nigro As New FDNY CommissionerA FDNY veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Daniel Nigro was named chief of department after the Sept. 11 attacks.
De Blasio: Ambulance Delay In Queens Fire That Killed Kids 'Not Acceptable'Mayor Bill de Blasio said he expects a quick resolution to the internal investigation into the fire, which broke out Saturday just before midnight at a home in Far Rockaway.
Mayor Bill De Blasio: FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano In 'Interim Role'The mayor made the comments at a news conference in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. Cassano is a holdover from the Bloomberg administration.
NYPD Expands Use Of Anti-Overdose Drug On Staten Island To Fight Heroin ProblemPolice officers assigned to the 120 Precinct have already saved the lives of three overdose victims by using naloxone this year, officials announced Thursday.
$98 Million Settlement Reached In FDNY Discrimination CaseA 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.
Autopsy Results Released For Victims In East Harlem Blast As Investigators Begin Tests At SiteThe medical examiner said the seven victims died from either blunt trauma or smoke inhalation and classified their deaths as accidents. Results were still pending on the eighth victim.
NTSB: Abnormal Concentration Of Natural Gas Found Near East Harlem Blast SceneCon 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.
8 Confirmed Dead In East Harlem Gas Explosion; Active Scene RemainsEight people are now confirmed dead in the blast that also injured more than 60 others. Others are still believed to be missing.
Spring Forward For Daylight Saving Time This WeekendDaylight 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.
'Most Diverse' Class In FDNY History GraduatesThe class of 242 probationary firefighters is 62 percent minority, including 24 percent black and 36 percent Hispanic.
New FDNY Preparedness Equipment To Make A 'Big Difference' In Next Big Storm"This is part of our after action review. We acted very quickly to get these vehicles so that we would have it in time for this hurricane season," said fire commissioner Sal Cassano.
FDNY Launches Fire Safety Campaign In Areas Devastated By SandyMeantime, nearly a year after Sandy hit, residents of the Rockaways said there is still much work to be done despite some big progress.