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Emergency workers removing debris from the site of a deadly explosion at two New York City apartment buildings were expected to reach the basement levels Saturday, clearing the way for investigators to search for clues that might reveal what caused the blast.
More than 100 people who lost their homes in the blast will be given both temporary and long-term housing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.
Firefighters go through debris and rubble at the site of the East Harlem building collapse at 1644-1646 Park Avenue An eighth body was found in the wreckage of two buildings destroyed in an explosion in East Harlem Wednesday morning.
New York Democrats are lashing out at House Speaker John Boehner after his tirade against five states for what he called food stamp 'fraud.'
A day after an explosion brought down two buildings in East Harlem, killing at least eight people, Mayor Bill de Blasio met with first responders and urged New Yorkers to call the city or Con Edison whenever they suspect a gas leak.
At least four people have died and 24 were injured when an apartment building collapsed in Manhattan on Wednesday.
Firefighters from the Fire Department of New York respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan March 12, 2014 in New York City.
A detailed report issued only a day before Wednesday's explosion in East Harlem estimates that $47 billion is needed for repairs and replacement over the next five years to spare New York from havoc.
In these days of camera phones and electronic tablets, just about anyone can capture video and photos of breaking news, and that was the case with Wednesday's East Harlem explosion and collapse.
Alecia Thomas, left, is comforted by her friend, Shivon Dollar, after she lost her home following an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014.
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Some thought it was a bomb. Others thought it was the commuter train that runs behind their buildings jumping the tracks.
This undated file image released by the O&M Co. shows k.d. lang, performing in the musical "After Midnight", at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York.
A federal judge has dismissed charges against an Indian diplomat whose New York arrest and strip search spurred an international flap.
A home invasion in which a man was severely beaten and his pregnant wife was repeatedly sexually assaulted may have been meant for a neighboring house, authorities in Wisconsin said.