A U.S. district judge ordered New York City to pay $128 million in to firefighters who allege the city used an entrance exam that deliberately sought to keep African-Americans and Latino Americans off the force. The judge also ordered the FDNY to hire 293 black and Latino applicants.
Sgt. Dakota Meyer, the 23-year-old Marine who received the Medal of Honor earlier this month, wants to join another well-known outfit celebrated for bravery in the face of danger, the New York City Fire Department. Unfortunately, he missed the deadline to sign up, so he has to wait four more years.
Bud Selig could feed the homeless and find a way to get hammered for it. He could fly medical supplies to a third-world country and environmental groups would rip him for taking a private plane. Selig has some of the worst p.r. instincts of anybody in sports, so it is not surprising that, faced with a six-inch putt on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, he kicked the ball.
Because his beloved Cowboys have come to town, Steve Orr and his girlfriend, Amber Glispie, will be in Section 129 at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, September 11, to watch Tony Romo and Co. battle the Jets. But it will not be a normal football Sunday for Orr, a retired fireman who coaches the defensive backs for the New York City Fire Department football team.
Like most people, winger Corey Perry of the Anaheim Ducks can still recall the morning of September 11, 2001. A high school junior at Saunders Secondary School in London, Ont., at the time, he remembers walking through the halls that morning and looking into a classroom only to see the unbelievable images coming from downtown Manhattan.
Twelve firefighters from Ladder Company 3 who lost their lives trying to save people at the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, were honored Wednesday in a ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.
The New York City fire commissioner on Wednesday replaced the man who led the Emergency Medical Service for six years following sharp criticism of the department for its response to a blizzard that blanketed the city after Christmas.
Plans for New York firefighters to share anti-terrorism information with Homeland Security officials have drawn criticism from Islamic Americans and even some firefighters who fear the program may violate constitutional protections.
A New York City building erupted in flames and collapsed after an explosion Monday, and investigators are looking into whether the blast may have resulted from a suicide attempt, a fire official told CNN.
New York Housing Authority supervisor Felix Vasquez admitted Thursday he was scared when a frightened mother threw her three-week-old son from a burning third-floor Bronx apartment -- right into his arms.