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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

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Dead After Explosion In Kew Gardens, Queens

A 70-year-old man died Monday in an explosion at a home in Kew Gardens, Queens.

01/06/2014

Officials investigate after fireworks explode in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx on Dec. 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Rattled After Fireworks Go Off In Bronx Park

The incident prompted the city to send out a notification to subscribers to its emergency alert system at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.

12/31/2013

Marijuana Wax Explosion Scene

2 Teens Burned, Hit With Serious Charges In Alleged Marijuana ‘Wax’ Production

A teenage boyfriend and girlfriend from Brooklyn ended up severely burned, and were facing serious criminal charges Wednesday, after they allegedly had an accident trying to make a potent form of marijuana known as “earwax.”

12/18/2013

Scene of a propane tank explosion in Marine Park, Brooklyn on Dec. 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Critically Hurt After Propane Tank Explosion In Brooklyn

The incident happened at a home on Marine Parkway in Marine Park around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

12/17/2013

A close-up of some of the debris following a house explosion in Stamford, Conn. on Sept. 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Cause Of Blast That Leveled Stamford Home Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating what caused a huge explosion Tuesday that leveled a six bedroom house in Stamford, scattering debris for hundreds of feet and setting three other homes on fire.

09/18/2013

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