Jonathan Lethem's novel about a private eye with Tourette's syndrome, "Motherless Brooklyn," starts with a brilliant burst of uncontrolled profanity and an explanation of its protagonist's...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Film Festival announced the main slate for its 57th edition on Tuesday, adding films by Pedro Almodovar, Noah Baumbach and the late Agnes Varda to its selective annual...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Fire Department says a boiler venting heat sparked the blaze that killed a firefighter in a Harlem building being used as a film set in March.
FDNY marshals said Tuesday that the heat from the boiler ignited nearby combustible materials in the cellar of the building, and the building's sprinkler system had been shut off. Thirty-seven-year-old Michael Davidson was killed in the March 23 fire.
NEW YORK (AP) — Traffic ground to a halt on Tuesday to make way for the funeral procession of a firefighter who was killed while dousing a blaze on the set of a new film starring Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Alec Baldwin and Willem Dafoe.
The somber scene at St. Patrick's Cathedral unfolded on the same day a tenant in the fire-ravaged Harlem building filed a $7 million lawsuit accusing Norton's production company of "recklessness, carelessness and negligence."
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of a firefighter killed while battling a blaze on a movie set (all times local):
A tenant in a building where a fire broke out on a New York City movie set, killing a firefighter, is suing actor Edward Norton's production company for $7 million.
The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday, the same day mourners gathered at the funeral for Lt. Michael Davidson.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mourners of a New York City firefighter killed fighting a blaze on a movie set will be paying their respects over the coming days.
The viewing for Michael Davidson is being held in the Floral Park section of Queens on Sunday afternoon and evening, and again on Monday afternoon and evening.
His funeral is scheduled for Tuesday morning at St. Patrick's Cathedral on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.
NEW YORK (AP) — A firefighter who was killed battling a fire on a New York City movie set has been posthumously promoted to lieutenant.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro announced firefighter Michael Davidson's promotion on Saturday.
Davidson died early Friday after suffering severe smoke inhalation in the burning basement of a Harlem building where the movie "Motherless Brooklyn" was being filmed.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City firefighter died early Friday battling a fierce blaze on a movie set after getting separated from his fellow firefighters in the thick smoke.
The fire started in the cellar of a former jazz club as the crew of "Motherless Brooklyn," directed by Edward Norton, was nearing the end of its working day at 11 p.m. Thursday. Flames poured out the windows as firefighters stormed into the five-story Harlem building, dumping water on the blaze to get it under control.