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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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Metro-North: Regular Service Expected Thursday With Minor Delays Possible

Full Metro-North Railroad service in and out of Grand Central Terminal resumed around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, about seven hours after service was disrupted.

03/12/2014

Billowing smoke, cranes are seen near the scene of the East Harlem explosion at 116th Street and Park Avenue, March 12, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

East Harlem Neighborhood Gripped With Fear Following Explosion, Collapse Of 2 Buildings

An explosion that caused the collapse of two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday morning has shocked the neighborhood.

03/12/2014

Firefighters respond to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Frantic Families Look For Loved Ones After East Harlem Blast

An explosion Wednesday morning leveled the structures, killing two people and injuring dozens more. Officials said a number of people are still missing.

03/12/2014

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L.I. Woman Meets With ‘Guardian Angels’ Who Saved Her From Burning Car

A woman who was injured in a fiery car crash on Long Island met with her two rescuers Tuesday, they are forever united after the harrowing experience.

03/11/2014

Crews on the scene of an explosion at a town house complex in Ewing, NJ on March 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Chief: Department Left In The Dark About Gas Leak At Ewing Town House Complex

The chief of the West Trenton Volunteer Fire Company claims that his department had not been alerted to a gas leak that played a role in a fatal explosion.

03/08/2014

Crews on the scene of an explosion at a town house complex in Ewing, NJ on March 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead, At Least 7 Injured In Explosion At NJ Condo Complex

A powerful gas explosion at a Ewing town house complex has left at least seven people injured.

03/04/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a gas leak and explosion on Staten Island on Jan. 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Three Recovering After Gas Leak, Explosion On Staten Island

Around 5 p.m., the FDNY responded to call of a gas odor at a home on Delaware Street.

01/30/2014

Emergency responders on the scene after a possible explosion at a building on Lexington Avenue on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Popped Tire Causes Explosion Scare In Manhattan

Police, firefighters and other first responders were called on reports of a possible explosion at an apartment building on Lexington Avenue in Kips Bay.

01/27/2014

Queens Apartment Explosion

Bug Bomb Blamed For Queens Explosion That Leaves Man Injured

A Queens man was recovering Monday from a major scare, from a wall that collapsed on him following an explosion in the apartment next door.

01/20/2014

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