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5 woman members of FDNY share their stories from 9/11

As we mark 20 years since 9/11, five woman members of the FDNY are sharing their experience and how they rose to leadership positions. → Read More

5 woman members of FDNY share their stories from 9/11

As we mark 20 years since 9/11, five woman members of the FDNY are sharing their experience and how they rose to leadership positions. → Read More

Expert: Horrified Afghans face losing the only world they've ever known

Taliban leaders are making assurances that the group has changed in the 20 years since it last held power in Afghanistan. But despite their public relations offensive, the Taliban has a disastrous human rights record. This is why many experts are skeptical. → Read More

Expert: Here's why Afghanistan fell so quickly

"This is an unmitigated disaster, first and foremost for Afghans. And I would also say that it's an American-sponsored disaster in many ways, we collectively hold responsibility for that across party lines," said Professor Ben Hopkins of George Washington University, a noted expert on Afghanistan. → Read More

Expert: Here's why Afghanistan fell so quickly

"This is an unmitigated disaster, first and foremost for Afghans. And I would also say that it's an American-sponsored disaster in many ways, we collectively hold responsibility for that across party lines," said Professor Ben Hopkins of George Washington University, a noted expert on Afghanistan. → Read More

Expert: Here's why Afghanistan fell so quickly

"This is an unmitigated disaster, first and foremost for Afghans. And I would also say that it's an American-sponsored disaster in many ways, we collectively hold responsibility for that across party lines," said Professor Ben Hopkins of George Washington University, a noted expert on Afghanistan. → Read More

'Growing up Buttafuoco': Joey and Mary Jo's daughter tells her story

"Most people think they know this story, but they have no clue," Jessie Buttafuoco, the victim's daughter, said. "I lived this story. And it's crazy." → Read More

'Growing up Buttafuoco': Joey and Mary Jo's daughter tells her story

"Most people think they know this story, but they have no clue," Jessie Buttafuoco, the victim's daughter, said. "I lived this story. And it's crazy." → Read More

Tips for car safety in bitter cold weather

Dead batteries are by far the biggest problem facing motorists in brutally cold weather. Experts say if your car's battery is more than five years old, you should consider replacing it before it goes bad. → Read More

MTA board postpones fare hike vote to consider alternatives

The MTA board postponed a planned vote Thursday on potential fare hikes, delaying the decision at least one month while the agency considers a variety of alternatives. → Read More

MTA board set to vote on potential fare increase Thursday

The vote to keep the fare at $2.75 or increase it to $3 could make the difference of hundreds of millions of dollars for the transit agency, which has come under scrutiny from Governor Andrew Cuomo in recent weeks. → Read More

Worker critically injured in multi-alarm fire at business in College Point, Queens

The blaze started around 7:45 a.m. Monday in the basement of a company on 14th Avenue in College Point that supplies wholesale toys and medical equipment. → Read More

Long Island Rail Road massacre survivors gather for 25th anniversary

Survivors of a deadly shooting on the Long Island Rail Road 25 years ago gathered to talk about the day the gunfire rang out and how their lives have changed. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Elderly Harlem woman with dementia found after wandering from family while aide was apparently sleeping

Giselle Gailiard is a proud Haitian immigrant, once fluent in four languages, but lives now with dementia. While her live-in aide was apparently asleep, Mrs. Gailiard put on her finest clothes and left the apartment. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Elderly Harlem woman with dementia found after wandering from family while aide was apparently sleeping

Giselle Gailiard is a proud Haitian immigrant, once fluent in four languages, but lives now with dementia. While her live-in aide was apparently asleep, Mrs. Gailiard put on her finest clothes and left the apartment. → Read More

'Operation Pay Dirt' targets illegal dumping operation on Long Island

Authorities in Suffolk County have announced a 130-count indictment targeting an alleged illegal dumping operation on Long Island. → Read More

NYCHA tenants living without heat fed up, want answers

Thousands of people living in public housing who are without heat or hot water are fed up and want answers. → Read More

Lynbrook residents rally against $75 million, 200-unit apartment complex

Outraged residents gathered at Lynbrook Village Hall Monday to rally against a major $75 million 200-unit apartment complex and four-story parking garage. → Read More

Exclusive: 14-year-old speaks out after Lyft driver caught masturbating in Queens

A teenager is speaking out exclusively to Eyewitness News after she says a Lyft driver performed a lewd act on himself while she was riding in the back seat of his car. → Read More

Armored truck stolen from outside Long Island bank, abandoned nearby

Authorities say the employees in the truck stopped at the HSBC bank on Sunrise Highway near Mill Road in Valley Stream around 2:15 a.m. When they came back out of the bank, the truck was gone. → Read More