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Randall's Island »

Fire Academy Grads Immortalize 'MRSA' Outbreak with T-Shirts

The superbug forced a massive scrubdown of the Randall's Island facility in August and September.

Randall's Island »

FDNY Commish Orders Massive Cleanup, Training Changes as MRSA Cases Rise

More than 20 probies have been pulled from training after showing signs of the bacteria.

Jackson Heights »

Fatal Jackson Heights Fire Sparked by Burner on Stove, FDNY Says

Sophia Paz, 46, was found unconscious in her bedroom early Saturday, FDNY said.

Elmhurst »

Man in Critical Condition After Elmhurst Basement Fire

The unidentified man is listed in critical condition, the FDNY said.

East Village »

Sprinkles the Firehouse Snake Charms East Village Neighbors

Known as "Sprinkles" or simply "Snake," the boa constrictor lives at the Engine 28/Ladder 11 firehouse.

Chinatown »

'Bug Bomb' Building Had Illegal Dividing Walls and Gas Lines: Investigators

The Department of Buildings issued a vacate order for 17 Pike St. after pesticides exploded.

Hollis »

Livery Cab Jumps Curb and Slams into Hollis Bodega

Seven people suffered minor injuries after a car jumped the curb along Jamaica Avenue.

Lower East Side »

Motorcyclist Hurt in Lower East Side Crash

The biker suffered multiple fractures, including a broken leg, and was taken to Bellevue Hospital.

New York City »

New 911 System Crashes Twice in Two Days, Police Say

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the new $2.1 billion 911 system went down after it launched.

Lower East Side »

Van Backs Into Woman on LES Sidewalk, Crashes Through Storefront

A 23-year-old woman was hurt after being hit by a van on Allen Street.

Central Harlem »

Teenager Stabbed Near Marcus Garvey Park

The victim, 19, was struck in the shoulder and arm and rushed to Harlem Hospital, authorities said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

White Powder in 'Anthrax' Letter Causes Scare at Brooklyn Courthouse

A letter labeled "Anthrax" was found at the federal courthouse in Downtown Brooklyn, a source said.

Greenpoint »

Student Hospitalized After School Bus and Van Crash on Greenpoint Avenue

The student was one of four people treated after the afternoon crash in Greenpoint, the FDNY said.

Lower East Side »

Man Pinned by F Train on Lower East Side

The victim was transported to Bellevue Hospital in cardiac arrest.

Midtown »

Elderly Man Struck by SUV, Seriously Injured Outside Saks Fifth Avenue

The 89-year-old victim was hit after the SUV careened into a crowd in front of the department store.