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First responders work at the site of the March 26, 2015, East Village explosion and fire. (credit: CBS2)

Police: 2nd Body Found At Site Of East Village Explosion

The body has not been identified or moved, police said. Two men went missing Thursday when an explosion and fire leveled three apartment buildings on Second Avenue at East Seventh Street.

03/29/2015

FDNY personnel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on Second Avenue in the East Village on March 26, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Someone May Have ‘Inappropriately’ Tapped Gas Line Before East Village Explosion

Twenty-two people were injured, four critically, after the powerful blast and fire sent flames soaring and debris flying Thursday afternoon. Six members of the FDNY were hurt in the operation.

03/27/2015

Moises Locon and Nicholas Figueroa (Family photo/Facebook)

2 Unaccounted For After East Village Explosion, Fire

Two people remain unaccounted for after an apparent gas explosion in the East Village that leveled three five-story buildings.

03/27/2015

(Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

CBS2 Exclusive: Con Ed Says No Leak At East Village Building During Inspection Before Blast

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the evidence pointed to a gas explosion in the blast that destroyed several buildings in the East Village – even though there were no reports of odors or leaks.

03/27/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

19 Injured In Apparent Gas Explosion, Collapse At East Village Buildings

A gas explosion ripped through four buildings and ended up leveling three of them, leaving a total of 19 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Service In East Harlem Marks Anniversary Of Deadly Gas Blast

A memorial service Thursday is commemorating the one-year anniversary of a gas explosion in East Harlem that leveled two buildings and killed eight people.

03/12/2015

Since last week's snowstorm, crews have responded to at least 300 manhole fires in New York City, including two Thursday morning on West 71st Street near Central Park West. (credit: CBS2)

New York City Manhole Explosions Epidemic Puts Pressure On Con Edison

There is a demand for an investigation into what has become a plague in New York City this winter — exploding manholes that have put the public in danger, even sending some people to the hospital.

03/06/2015

Con Edison crews work to restore power to buildings on 30th Street between 8th and 9th avenues in Chelsea on Feb. 20, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Power Outage Strikes Part Of Chelsea

Con Edison spokesman Sidney Alvarez says several crews are responding to the affected buildings on 30th Street between 8th and 9th avenues.

02/20/2015

Some students were forced to sleep on cots in the gym at the Pace University Pleasantville campus, after a gas shutdown closed the dorms. (Credit: @JayFxcks)

Con Ed Restoring Gas To Buildings On Pace Campus In Pleasantville

Con Edison said it is restoring gas to buildings on the Pace University campus after a gas leak forced students to evacuate on Wednesday.

02/19/2015

Since last week's snowstorm, crews have responded to at least 300 manhole fires in New York City, including two Thursday morning on West 71st Street near Central Park West. (credit: CBS2)

Winter Weather To Blame For Many NYC Manhole Fires

Since last week’s snowstorm, crews have responded to at least 300 manhole fires in New York City, including two Thursday morning on West 71st Street near Central Park West.

02/05/2015

Firefighters respond to a manhole fire on Prospect Park West on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Jenna Stern)

Manhole Fire Injures 1, Blows Out Windows Near Prospect Park

The fire began around 11:30 a.m. on Prospect Park West between Fifth and Sixth streets.

02/02/2015

Queens manhole fire (credit: CBS2)

Con Edison: Queens Manhole Fire Likely Caused By Winter Weather Conditions

A manhole cover popped right off as thick black smoke burst out of the manhole in Long Island City Sunday morning.

01/25/2015

A power outage hit New Rochelle Aug. 27, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Temporary Blackout Hits Parts Of New Rochelle

Sections of south and east New Rochelle went dark just before 11 a.m.

08/27/2014

Firefighters respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Rob Bennett/Office of Mayor of New York/Getty Images)

Report: East Harlem Probe Reveals Improper Training For Con Ed Workers

A state probe into the deadly East Harlem building explosion last March has revealed flaws in the training of Con Edison workers who handle underground natural gas pipes, according to a published report.

07/31/2014

Broadcast copper at the 103rd floor of the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Con Edison Launches Program To Combat Copper Theft

Con Edison has launched a program aimed at deterring copper wire thefts and protecting its equipment.

07/30/2014

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