The fire broke out just before 9 a.m. Friday on the third floor of a building on Gregory Avenue. When firefighters arrived, residents were screaming for help from the windows and fire escapes, officials said.
Part of Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport was evacuated Sunday afternoon, after authorities found a suspicious package that turned out to contain toothpaste.
The Port Authority Bus Terminal was evacuated Monday evening, after someone found a package of what looked like grenades.
A partial building collapse Tuesday afternoon forced more than a dozen people out onto the street in Harlem.
At around 9:30 a.m., a note was found in a bathroom at Seaford Middle School indicating some type of threat, police said.
Sunrise Mall in Nassau County was evacuated Monday evening, after a woman described as acting “incoherently” dumped two suitcases and a shopping bag in front of a jewelry store and walked away.
Morgan Gliedman, 27, is the daughter of a prominent real estate agent and a top-rated New York oncologist, CBS 2 reported. She was nine months pregnant at the time of her arrest and gave birth to a baby girl soon afterwards.
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Police Detective Martha Barrera reported that a plastic container containing a white powdery substance known as HMTD was found in the living room. The substance is highly explosive.
The city Buildings Department said Thursday that one wing of the L-shaped, seven-story building remains under an evacuation order as contractors work to reinforce it. People were allowed back into the other wing Wednesday.
All residents of the building have been evacuated and the MTA has a bus on scene to help shelter the few dozen evacuees, according to the FDNY.
A and D express trains were running on the local track Saturday, after a train reportedly lost a wheel on the Upper West Side.
Police have since given the all clear, but at least a dozen police officers dressed in camouflage SWAT gear and carrying guns searched the church and adjacent buildings for an hour before announcing it was safe.
A chemical mishap in a high school science lab Tuesday sent more than two dozen people to hospitals to be checked out, and forced the evacuation of the school for the rest of the day.
After nearly two weeks, some residents were just returning to Staten Island Saturday.
Bellevue Hospital was evacuating 500 patients Wednesday due to damage from Superstorm Sandy.