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Fire investigators believe the fire that damaged this Port Washington home may have been deliberately set. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Port Washington Explosion Victim Identified As Husband Who Had Been Unaccounted For

Police have confirmed that the man found dead in an explosion in a Port Washington, Long Island garage last week was a resident who had been unaccounted for.

08/13/2014

Backyard view of explosion in Port Washington. (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Fire Officials: Deadly Port Washington Explosion Appears To Be Deliberate

Authorities are investigating what caused a massive explosion at a single-family house in Nassau County that killed one person and injured five firefighters.

08/06/2014

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2 Workers Hurt In Explosion At N.J. Pharmaceutical Lab

Two workers were hurt in an explosion so powerful, it shook homes more than a mile away, CBS 2 reported

08/02/2014

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

Emergency responders on the scene of an electrical explosion at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on July 8, 2014. (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

3 Injured In Explosion At Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Two people got “some kind of shock” and were taken to Weill Cornell Medical Center, according to an FDNY spokesman.

07/08/2014

White Plains Gas Station Rescue

State Trooper Credited With Saving Man After White Plains Gas Station Explosion

Dramatic video released Friday shows a fiery crash and a daring rescue at a Westchester County gas station earlier this week.

06/07/2014

Stony Brook University

2 Suffer Minor Injuries In Explosion At Stony Brook University Lab

According to the university, the explosion occurred around 4:30 p.m. at the second-floor lab inside the Earth & Science building during a routine science experiment.

05/15/2014

Authorities on the scene of an apparent explosion in North Brunswick, NJ on March 21, 2014 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Authorities Have Few Answers After Explosion In North Brunswick

It happened around 4 a.m. outside a building in the area of Livingston Avenue.

03/21/2014

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

Autopsy Results Released For Victims In East Harlem Blast As Investigators Begin Tests At Site

The medical examiner said the seven victims died from either blunt trauma or smoke inhalation and classified their deaths as accidents. Results were still pending on the eighth victim.

03/17/2014

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

Crews Nearly Finished Clearing Debris From Basements At East Harlem Explosion Site

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano said Saturday crews were nearly finished removing debris from the basements of both of the buildings.

03/15/2014

East Harlem Explosion

Reports Of Gas Leaks On The Rise In Wake Of Fatal East Harlem Blast

Residents living near a pair of East Harlem buildings claim that they smelled gas in the area the night before a deadly explosion.

03/15/2014

East Harlem Blast Rescue

Woman Says She Was Abandoned, Then Rescued, During East Harlem Blast

During the East Harlem building explosion this week, cellphone video captured the daring rescue of a 79-year-old woman who said she had been abandoned in a medical van.

03/14/2014

Surveillance video obtained exclusively by CBS 2 shows before, during, and after the blast (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Video Shows East Harlem Blast In Progress

An exclusive video obtained by CBS 2 showed the deadly blast that took down two buildings in East Harlem as it happened.

03/14/2014

Gas Odor

Experts: If You Smell Gas, Report It Right Away

Experts have advice on how to deal with the smell of gas and the threat of a leak, whether you live in an apartment building or a private home.

03/13/2014

Firefighters respond to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

3 Dead, Several Missing After Explosion Levels Buildings In East Harlem

The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.

03/12/2014

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