A 5-year-old hero from Corona saves her mother’s life during a seizure
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A courageous 5-year-old girl helped save her mother’s life earlier this month after she suffered a seizure in their Corona apartment. According to the Fire Department (FDNY), little lifesaver Isabella Rodriguez sprang into action by calling a 911 operator at 8:36 p.m. on April 7 and remained on the line until the FDNY and police officers arrived at their apartment. Maria Giraldo […]

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St. Albans house fire killed a 52-year-old retired firefighter
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A middle-aged man died after a house fire broke in St. Albans yesterday morning. Twelve FDNY units responded to an emergency call at 9:16 a.m. on Monday, April 18. Upon arrival at 205-16 113th Rd., the emergency units observed heavy fire at the second floor of a two-story residential house. The blaze, which was classified as a […]

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UPDATE: No damage from brush fire inside Middle Village cemetery near high school
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UPDATED Tuesday,  April 19, 3:53 p.m. All Faiths Cemetery in Middle Village did not suffer any significant damage as a result of several small brush fires that broke out on Monday afternoon, it was reported. According to fire officials, FDNY received a call about the fire at 2:16 p.m. and there were 12 units and 65 firefighters on […]

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Serial Jamaica crank caller and cop impersonator finally convicted, says Queens DA
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He sent the cops here and there. Now, they’ve come for him. A Queens man accused of calling 911 falsely reporting emergencies has been convicted following a jury trial, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Thursday. Ronald DeShields, 41, was accused of falsely reporting incidents to 911 more than 52 times between Jan. 30 and […]

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Whitestone dealt with headache-causing commute this morning after a multiple-vehicle car crash
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Whitestone residents were not only awakened this morning by helicopters above the Whitestone Expressway, they also experienced major delays on their way to work. Emergency units responded to a multi-vehicle car crash on Whitestone Expressway on Tuesday at 6:05 a.m. A vehicle overturned on the Cross Island Parkway near the Whitestone Bridge, and at least two other vehicles were involved in the […]

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