East Village

Police investigate after a police-involved shooting in the East Village on April 25, 2015. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NYPD: Suspect Fatally Shot By Police In East Village; 2 Detectives Injured

Two police detectives were also injured, suffering lacerations to the head.

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A surveillance image of a suspect in a string of robberies in the East Village and Gramercy Park. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest Man Suspected In String Of East Village, Gramercy Robberies

Police have arrested and charged a suspect believed to be responsible for a string of robberies in the East Village and Midtown.

04/11/2015

Surveillance images of a serial robbery suspect on the East Side of Manhattan. (Credit: NYPD)

Another Incident Linked To East Side Serial Robbery Suspect

Another incident has been linked to a serial robbery suspect on the East Side of Manhattan – this one in Midtown East.

04/08/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in a string of robberies in the East Village and Gramercy Park. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Serial Robber Has Been Targeting East Village, Gramercy Park Businesses

Police were on the hunt Tuesday for a serial robber who allegedly held up six East Village and Gramercy Park businesses – one of them twice.

04/07/2015

Nicholas Figueroa

Family, Friends Mourn Nicholas Figueroa, Man Killed In East Village Explosion, Fire

Nicholas Figueroa was on a lunch date when he was killed in an explosion and fire on 2nd Avenue in March. The blast claimed two lives.

04/06/2015

East Village Books

Best Used Bookstores In New York City

Heads up New York City! Drop Everything and Read Day is on April 12! What better way to celebrate than with the gift of reading. Check out these five used bookstores in the Big Apple.

04/06/2015

Kathleen Blomberg's cat, Kitty Cordelia, and the cat's brother, Sebastian, were found five days after going missing following the East Village explosion on Thursday, March 26. (Credit: ASPCA)

2 Missing Cats Found 5 Days After East Village Explosion

There was a bright spot this week during the search in the debris and evacuated apartments of the East Village explosion.

04/01/2015

The site of the March 26, 2015, East Village explosion and fire (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

7 Cats, 1 Dog Missing From East Village Explosion Site

At least seven cats and one dog were still missing Tuesday, five days after the explosion that leveled three buildings in the East Village.

03/31/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio said on March 27 that the debris from the East Village building collapse may not be removed for a week. (Photo: CBS2)

Report: Residents Of East Village Building Told Gas Was Being Turned Off Prior To Explosion

Tenants in an East Village building that exploded may have been told not to tell Consolidated Edison inspectors they had gas service.

03/31/2015

Moises Locon and Nicholas Figueroa (Family photo/Facebook)

Search Continues For 2 Missing Men In Rubble From East Village Explosion

The search was under way Saturday for two missing people in the ruins of the explosion that leveled three buildings in the East Village earlier this week.

03/28/2015

Civilians watch firefighters battle a blaze caused by an explosion that forced two buildings to collapse on Second Avenue in Manhattan's East Village on March 26, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Red Cross Reception Centers Offer Help To East Village Explosion Victims

The American Red Cross of Greater New York continued to offer a hand Saturday for those who were left homeless by the East Village explosion earlier this week.

03/28/2015

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

Mike Shepherd (Credit: CBS2)

Off-Duty Firefighter Springs Into Action Following East Village Explosion

An off-duty firefighter near the explosion in the East Village Thursday sprang into action, climbing into the smoking building as others were climbing out.

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

Woman rescued in East Village after building explosion/collapse

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Steps In To Rescue Woman On Fire Escape In East Village Blast

Some passersby who were in the East Village at the time of the devastating explosion and fire Thursday afternoon said they were lucky to be alive – and one woman even said her shirt caught fire.

03/26/2015

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