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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

New Rochelle Garbage Can Explosions

Bomb Squad Investigating After Explosions Rock New Rochelle

Investigators were searching for suspects Monday night, after a series of explosive devices detonated in New Rochelle.

03/04/2013

Newark Fire

Explosion Rocks Vacant Newark Building, Spreads To Nearby House

A New Jersey family was left homeless for the holidays, after their home went up in flames following an explosion nearby.

11/21/2012

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Man Killed, 2 Others Injured In New Milford House Explosion

A man trying to help a New Milford homeowner repair a propane leak was killed when the house exploded, leaving only a chimney, police said.

08/30/2012

Workers at the scene of a blast on 72nd Avenue and 2nd Avenue following a blast gone awry on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

MTA: Plates Covering Second Ave. Subway Blast Site Failed

Construction workers were blasting through rock to create an escalator for the Second Avenue subway when two 1,800-pound steel plates were lifted into the air, allowing debris to rain onto the street.

08/23/2012

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Work Halted At 2nd Avenue Subway Site As Blast Investigation Under Way

Human error is being looked at as a possible cause of an underground explosion that rocked the Upper East Side Tuesday.

08/22/2012

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Was Propane To Blame For Brentwood Blast? Investigators Searching For Source

Investigators continued probing the matchstick-like rubble that was a home, until it was blown to smithereens on Tuesday, killing a toddler and injuring six adults inside.

08/15/2012

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House Leveled, Baby Killed, Many Injured In Brentwood Explosion

A family of three, including an 18-month-old baby, were inside the home as well as a plumber, insurance inspector and real estate agent at the time of the explosion. The baby was confirmed dead by authorities.

08/14/2012

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