The explosion was heard as far as 40 blocks away from the scene. Thick black smoke has been billowing out of the explosion site for hours.
Jimmy Failla, a comedian who used to drive yellow cabs, rented a taxi, put a snake in it and then recorded the reactions of horrified passengers
An explosion Wednesday morning leveled the structures, killing two people and injuring dozens more. Officials said a number of people are still missing.
South Nassau Communities Hospital is sending out over 4,000 letters to patients who may have been exposed to dangerous viruses, including hepatitis and HIV, through insulin shots.
Forecasters say a narrow band of strong to possibly severe thunderstorms is expected to move through Wednesday before it turns sharply colder overnight.
It turns out, the recent rescue involving more than 20 cats left abandoned in an Upper West Side apartment is not yet over.
The South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.
With the help of the app Yik Yak, nameless users across the country are making shooting and bomb threats, causing school lockdowns and even evacuations.
Musical superstars performed at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night, in support of Filipinos who are still working to piece their lives back together in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan.
Officials now say that they have seen 19 cases of measles in an outbreak that took place across parts of Manhattan and the Bronx.
Representatives of a children’s community garden on the Lower East Side have filed a lawsuit, attempting to stop a developer from doing away with part of it for a new building.
Some Westchester homeowners have called a proposed 32 acre, for-profit, sports complex, being proposed by local leaders unsportsmanlike.
New York City’s finances have been helped by strong revenue growth, but ongoing structural deficits and labor contracts that still have to be renewed are a concern, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said in a report issued Tuesday.
The jackpot is now up to $309 million, making it the ninth-largest prize in the game’s history.
Obama made a trip to an outpost of the Gap in Midtown East, and made a political point in doing so. He came to buy some sweaters for his daughters, athletic wear for his wife and to make a pitch for the minimum wage.