12 Injured After Apparent Gas Explosion, Collapse At East Village Buildings - The collapse was reported at around 3:20 p.m. at 7th Street and Second Avenue Thursday afternoon.
Pedestrian Killed In Port Authority Bus Terminal Accident - A fatal bus accident at the Port Authority Bus Terminal led to major delays during the Thursday evening rush.
Watch: CBS2’s Coverage Of East Village Explosion, Building Collapse - A gas explosion ripped through two buildings, leaving at least 13 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.
Authorities: Heroin Ring Used Metro-North Trains, Greyhound Bus - The group's purported kingpin, Brian Bacon, 52, had his son, Tamar Dillard, 37, use trains to transport heroin from Harlem to Newburgh, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.
Bratton: NYPD On Pace For 1 Million Fewer Enforcement Stops In 2015 - Bratton expects the reduced number of stops to bolster NYPD relations with the minority community.
Mom: My 1st Grader Was Attacked By 8th Graders At Queens School For Refusing To Join Fight Club - A New York City mother claims a group of eighth graders assaulted her 6-year-old daughter, Taniya Jules, when she refused to join their public school fight club.
Former Informant: Convicted Pedophile Jose Ramos Admitted Molesting Etan Patz - Rothschild said Ramos recounted in horrifying detail how he molested Etan and other boys.
French Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Wanted To ‘Destroy’ Plane - The co-pilot of a Germanwings flight that slammed into an Alpine mountainside "intentionally'' sent the plane into its doomed descent, a French prosecutor said Thursday.
Forbes Names FDNY Top Government Employer In America - They say it's one of the best jobs in the world, and Forbes magazine seems to agree.
Police: Boy, 11, Brought Unloaded Handgun To Long Island School - The student was not identified. He was charged with juvenile delinquency for bringing a weapon on school grounds. He was released to his parents. Police said no student was threatened.
Funeral Held For Linden Police Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Staten Island Crash - Officers from multiple departments lined the streets as services were held for 28-year-old Officer Frank Viggiano in Linden. He'll be buried in Fairview.
MTA Sees 80 Percent Increase In Subway Trains Delayed By Unruly Passengers - In January, 2,300 trains were delayed due to unruly passengers starting fights, pulling the emergency brake and holding the doors, among other things, the MTA said.