A busted water main flooded a Staten Island neighborhood early Wednesday, fire officials said. The pipe burst just before 5 a.m. on Watchogue Road near Hawthorne Avenue in Westerleigh, according to fire officials. There were no reported injuries and it is uncertain how many homes were affected, fire officials said. Fire...
Thirteen of New York’s Finest were hospitalized after a fire broke out in a Bronx apartment building, police said Wednesday. The blaze broke out in a six-story apartment building –– and spread to two floors –– on Baychester Avenue and Nereid Avenue in Wakefield just after 11 p.m. on...
An out-of-control Peapod delivery truck overturned and crashed into a Staten Island home Wednesday morning, seriously injuring one person, officials said. The wild incident unfolded at around 7:15 a.m. in the Great Kills section of the borough. In the aftermath of the crash on Hillcrest Avenue near Highmount Road, the...
An all-women Hasidic EMT group was denied an application on Tuesday to operate an ambulance in Brooklyn, according to a new report. The group, Ezras Nashim, sought to serve female clientele within a two-square-mile area in the predominately Orthodox Borough Park neighborhood. But on Tuesday night, the Regional EMS Council...
An alleged Neo-Nazi leader who directed accomplices to vandalize synagogues in the Midwest from his New Jersey home served as a volunteer firefighter at his local firehouse, a report said. Richard Tobin, 18, served for less than a year as a volunteer firefighter in the town of Brooklawn in...
The family of a passenger who was seriously injured when a speeding off-duty NYPD police officer crashed his personal car on the FDR Drive Saturday had harsh words for the lead-footed cop Tuesday. “I didn’t even know him, but, yes, what he did was very dangerous, very dangerous,” said...
Police on Tuesday released an image of the person suspected in vandalizing more than 50 cars parked on a leafy Brooklyn street this weekend. The suspect, dressed in all black and wearing a face mask, scratched up and slashed the tires of the vehicles on Saturday night and early...