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Fire crews on the scene of an apparent house explosion in Hampton, N.J. on Aug. 28, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead After Apparent Explosion Levels Home In Hunterdon County

The body of a woman was recovered from the ruins of a home destroyed apparently by an early Wednesday morning blast in New Jersey.

08/28/2013

Crews on the scene of an apparent explosion in Midtown on Thursday, July 18, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

1 Hurt After Tool Box Explodes At Midtown Hotel

Fire crews rushed into the Viceroy Hotel on 57th Street just before 7 a.m. Thursday.

07/18/2013

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Explosive Device Detonates, Rocks Nutley, N.J.

Authorities on Sunday were investigating an explosion that shattered windows in Nutley, N.J. the night before.

07/14/2013

Fire crews respond to the scene of an apparent gas explosion in Chinatown, July 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Expert: Chinatown Building Explosion Shows Danger Of Bug Bombs

Fire officials said Saturday that a resident of the Chinatown building that partially collapsed from an explosion this week had set off two rounds of bug bombs – and also neglected to turn off a pilot light.

07/13/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a partial building collapse and fire in Lower Manhattan on Thursday, July 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Explosion Leads To Partial Collapse Of Building In Chinatown

Of the injuries, three were listed in critical condition, suffering from burns and smoke inhalation, EMS told WCBS 880. The firefighters’ injuries were listed as minor.

07/11/2013

Nyack College explosion  (CBS 2)

Contract Worker Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Nyack College Explosion

A contract worker pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in connection with an explosion at Nyack College in Rockland County.

07/08/2013

Cars covered in debris following an explosion at Nyack College on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Contract Worker Charged In Blast At Nyack College

Douglas Walker, 44, of South Nyack was charged with misdemeanor reckless endangerment and assault on Tuesday in connection with the June 4 explosion at Nyack College.

07/03/2013

Jersey City car explosion (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

‘Tremendous Explosion’ Injures 2, Blasts Back Off Car In Jersey City

A fire department spokeswoman said a man was working on a refrigeration unit at the corner liquor store. As the man was loading a tank possibly containing propane into his car, the tank suddenly blew, sending the worker flying.

07/02/2013

Cars are covered in debris following an explosion at Nyack College on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

O&R Looking Into Damaged Gas Pipe In Wake Of Explosion At Nyack College

Seven people were hurt when the blast happened shortly before noon at a building known as the Sky Island Lodge on South Highland Avenue.

06/05/2013

Cars are covered in debris following an explosion at Nyack College on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Gas Leak Eyed After 7 Hurt In Explosion At Nyack College

The explosion happened just before noon at a building known as the Sky Island Lodge on South Highland Avenue.

06/04/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a house fire in Queens on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. (credit: FDNY)

Authorities Investigating Cause Of Apparent House Explosion In Queens

A house that caught fire and partially collapsed Wednesday in an area of Queens damaged by Superstorm Sandy had been approved for work under the city’s Rapid Repairs program.

05/30/2013

An apartment building in Bayonne where an explosion occurred on Saturday, April 20, 2013 (credit: CBS )

2 New Jersey Men Accused Of Causing Explosion In Bayonne

They were allegedly in a third-floor apartment on West 33rd Street in Bayonne, when they allegedly dropped their makeshift bomb on the fire escape and onto the ground.

04/22/2013

A New York Police Department officer inspects a man's bag in Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan on April 15, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Increasing Security At Prominent Locations Following Boston Marathon Blasts

NYPD Deputy Police Commissioner Paul Browne said the city is stepping up security at hotels and other prominent locations through deployment of the NYPD’s critical response vehicles.

04/15/2013

Long Island Boston Marathon Runners

Nearly 50 Long Island Runners Survive Boston Marathon, But Are Left Horrified

Nearly 50 local runners from Long Island survived the Boston Marathon without injury Monday, but they were still left in horror as the bombs went off.

04/15/2013

Final Blasting of East Side Access (credit: MTA)

WATCH: Earth Under Manhattan Goes Kaboom For Final Blast Of East Side Access

The MTA says over 857,000 cubic yards of rock have been removed to create the new caverns and tunnels under Manhattan.

04/09/2013

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