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3 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk
A gas leak is being blamed for an explosion that destroyed two buildings in East Harlem on Wednesday, killing at least two people and injuring more than 20. There have been a number of other explosions in the city in past years: - July 12, 2013: An explosion and fire inside a Chinatown beauty salon apparently was caused by the deployment of two ... (more)
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7 hrs ago | Click2Houston
Some thought it was a bomb. Others thought it was the commuter train that runs behind their buildings jumping the tracks.
9 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
Firefighters continue to dig through the debris for bodies and survivors after a gas explosion leveled two buildings on Park Avenue in New York City.
13 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville
Two people are dead and 18 more are injured after a five-alarm fire occurred at two collapsed buildings in Manhattan.
15 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo
19 hrs ago | CBS Local
Police are investigating after a body was found inside a car that was discovered burning in an alley on Allerton Avenue in the Bronx.
The owners of a Bronx pharmacy bilked the federal government out of nearly $10 million in the past year by convincing Medicaid patients with HIV to sell them back their drugs, officials said Tuesday.
Kitty Genovese's screams for help couldn't save her on the night she was murdered outside her apartment building in 1964.
It was likely one of the best days of their lives. Appearing on Live with Kelly and Michael on Monday, American Authors, whose song "Best Day of My Life" is one of this year's first breakout hits, were surprised with a special plaque commemorating the fact that the song has been certified platinum for more than one million downloads.
Mohamed Hamwi, described by a police source as an investment banker, was struck once in the chest and once in the head at 173rd St. and 105th Ave. about 12:15 a.m. A 911 caller described hearing shots, then looked out the window and saw Hamwi lying on the sidewalk.
There are so many ways housing in New York can go wrong: a Craigslist scam, a crazed roommate, a radiator that screams like a jet engine without heating the apartment, or, best case scenario, just an enormous rat king that takes up residence beneath the stove.
Many homeowners hard hit by Hurricane Sandy are due to get walloped again, this time, by skyrocketing federal flood insurance premiums, but local lawmakers are pushing a bill to put the brakes on those increases that has rare bipartisan support.
Police and medics at the scene of a school bus accident in Brooklyn that hurt six students and three adults Monday.
Lorde Roseland Ballroom , 239 W. 52nd St., nr. Broadway; 212-247-0200; 3/10-3/12 at 7 p.m. When this teen popster with a-goth look last came through from her native New Zealand, it was right around the release of her stunning and moody debut, Pure Heroine .
Sbarro LLC, the 800-restaurant U.S. pizza chain, filed for bankruptcy protection for the second time in three years as customer traffic slowed in the shopping-mall food courts where many of its stores do business.
Civil rights activists By Any Means Necessary and Brooklyn street artist group gilf! teamed up to make a banner that was wrapped around the former 5Pointz graffiti site in Long Island City last night.