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Carbon monoxide poisoning in Ozone Park (credit: CBS 2)

Father And Son Die Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Queens

Neighbors became aware of the tragedy as firefighters and other investigators went door to door, checking carbon monoxide levels on the block.


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Carbon Monoxide Leak Sends 18 To Hospital In The Bronx

Firefighters were called to the building on East 172nd Street when the first alarm went off at around 3 a.m. and turned off the boiler, but three hours later, carbon monoxide filled the building.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

New Legislation Seeks To Eradicate PCBs In NY Schools

Mayor Bloomberg signed legislation today relating to the notification and reporting of the possible presence of PCBs in city schools. The presence of toxic PCBs in schools has been a hot button issue for parents for a long time.


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Officials Looking Into Mysterious Jersey City ‘Building Of Death’

Residents on Baldwin Avenue in Jersey City are on edge after two people, and possibly a third, died on the same day they moved in.


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Woman, Baby, 3 Others Sickened By Fumes In NYC

Officials said three neighbors were also affected by the gas leak. All had nonlife-threatening injuries.


Two children were hospitalized, one in critical condition, after apparently being overcome by carbon monoxide gas as their mother dug out the car they were sitting in. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids Suffer CO Poisoning As Mom Digs Out Car

A Nissan Altima nearly became a death trap on Thursday afternoon. Two children were hospitalized, one in critical condition, after being overcome by carbon monoxide gas in the Bronx.


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Faulty Feeder Causes S.I. Boro Hall Evacuation

The fire department says a faulty feeder overheated in the subbasement Friday morning. That created a smoky condition that elevated levels of the gas.


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Inside BBQ Sends Six To Hospital

Six Sleepy Hollow residents ended up in the emergency room Sunday night after someone in a home brought a lit charcoal grill into the house to barbecue.