Boy, 12, among dead in Flatbush fire

A 12-year-old boy and a 69-year-old- man were killed in an early morning apartment fire in Flatbush, Brooklyn, according to fire officials.

Anxious, wary first responders back on the job

The new coronavirus doesn't care about a blue uniform or a shiny badge. Police, firefighters, paramedics and corrections officers are just a 911 call away from contracting COVID-19 and spreading it.

City Under Siege: 24 hours in the fight to save New York

Before the pandemic swept in, America's biggest, loudest city often lived up to its own hype. Then the coronavirus all but shut it down, claiming lives from the Bronx to the Battery and beyond. Now the hush, whether at midnight or midday, is broken mostly by the wail of ambulances.