Bernard Vickers, 23, saved a trapped cabbie and passenger after a manhole exploded under their taxi.
The city's EMS dispatch system went down at 2:20 p.m., forcing workers to use pen and paper for calls.
New York will seek federal aid to pay the hefty tab of dealing with Ebola cases.
Miles Kirkland, 16, died after he collapsed during a football practice at Curtis High School.
The suspect shot a 29-year-old man in the left thigh, according to the NYPD.
Nayvem Santos, 2, fell five stories to his death at 691 Gerard Ave.
The Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps event takes place Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church.
All of the passengers suffered minor injuries in the crash on 51st Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway.
City Councilman Corey Johnson is backing residents who oppose the ambulance station near the High Line.
The investigation found human error, not technical problems with the city's 911 call system.
The man was working on the elevator when he fell two stories, officials said.
The crash came because of a corrupted component in the system, officials said.
Officials were trying to determine why the EMS dispatch system went down, the FDNY said.
EMS took 30 minutes to arrive when a City Council intern collapsed at a press conference.
The accident occurred just after 1 p.m. Thursday, leaving five people hurt, officials said.
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