First woman featured in famed FDNY calendar

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An 11-year FDNY veteran from the Bronx has become the first woman to be featured in the department’s annual Calendar of Heroes.

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Chen Guangbiao hosts lunch for homeless New Yorkers

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A Chinese tycoon gave needy New Yorkers a free lunch, some magic tricks, and a rousing rendition of the 1980’s song “We Are the World.”

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Oldest man in the world dies in New York at 111

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A 111-year-old New Yorker who lived on the Upper West Side and had been certified as the oldest man in the world died Sunday morning, according to friends who had been taking care of him.

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Bounce house maker vows to investigate freak New York accident

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A 5-year-old boy hit his head on a parked car and a 6-year-old was dropped in the street after the inflatable bounce house they were playing in went airborne.

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Court stenographer types “I hate my job” during court cases

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Sometimes the transcripts were just gibberish, which could jeopardize convictions in several cases.

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Teen gets into all 8 Ivy League schools

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A Long Island high school senior who is the first-generation son of immigrants accomplished a feat few other students have even attempted — getting accepted to all eight Ivy League schools.

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Seventh body recovered from Harlem building collapse

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Four more bodies were found overnight in the smoldering rubble of two upper Manhattan buildings leveled by a gas explosion that injured more than 70 people and spewed debris for blocks, bringing the death toll to seven.

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2 dead after collapse of 2 NYC buildings follows gas leak blast

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Officials say 22 people are injured. Smoke billowed into Central Park and could be seen from miles away.

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Building collapses in NYC after report of explosion

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Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead from apparent overdose
Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead Sunday in his New York City apartment, law enforcement officials confirmed to NBC News. He was 46.

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8-year-old hero who saved six declared honorary firefighter at funeral

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The 8-year-old New York state boy who died while saving the lives of six people in a roaring trailer fire was laid to rest Wednesday — complete with his own fireman’s helmet and the title of honorary firefighter.

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NY town mourns brave 8-year-old who died saving six people from trailer fire

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A New York town Wednesday was grieving the death of an 8-year-old boy who’s credited with saving the lives of six people in a roaring trailer fire, only to lose his own when he went back in to try to rescue his disabled uncle.

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Body Parts Found in River Matched to Missing Teen: NYPD

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Waterfall freezes solid in frigid New York

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How cold was it? Cold enough to freeze solid the Salmon River Falls in upstate New York.

NBC News’ Katy Tur reports from the banks of the Oswego River

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New York’s JFK Airport temporarily shut after plane skids off icy runway

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A plane landing at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport skidded off an icy runway just after 8 a.m. Sunday, prompting officials to temporarily shut down the airport, authorities said.

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