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  • Drug-Resistant MRSA Bug Found at FDNY Academy

    Drug-Resistant MRSA Bug Found at FDNY Academy

    Several trainees put on leave, one hospitalized

    Several probationary firefighters at New York's FDNY Academy were put on medical leave after contracting the drug-resistant staph infection known as MRSA. Continue Reading

  • Worker Killed, 4 Injured In New York Crane Collapse

    Worker Killed, 4 Injured In New York Crane Collapse

    NEW YORK -- Authorities today were focusing on what caused a construction boom crane to crash to the ground at a Manhattan worksite, killing one construction worker and seriously injuring another. The dead worker was identified by police as Michael Simmermeyer, 30, of Burlington, N.J. He was pronounced dead... Continue Reading

  • Lawyer's $300,000 Bill For 53 Days Work Angers NYC

    Lawyer's $300,000 Bill For 53 Days Work Angers NYC

    New York City will be out $82 million, when it's forced to pay back wages to all the black firefighters it didn't hire, a judge ruled earlier this month. It also has to hire 186 black firefighters. The city will cough up at least another $300,000 to the lawyer in charge of hiring that new, diverse class. The... Continue Reading