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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

The 2012 Macy's 4th of July fireworks on the Hudson River (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Tighter Security, Road Closures For NYC’s July Fourth Fireworks Show

The NYPD will use seven helicopters, 16 harbor unit boats and dozens of new mobile cameras and bomb-sniffing dogs for Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks 2013 show.

07/04/2013

Fireworks police said were seized from a home in Queens on Wednesday, June 3, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 50 Boxes Of Fireworks Seized From Home Of Queens Man

Undercover officers purchased $500 worth of fireworks from 26-year George Liakas Tuesday night, police said.

07/04/2013

The 2012 Macy's 4th of July fireworks on the Hudson River (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Macy’s To Show Off New Tricks At July 4th Fireworks Show

The show will feature 40,000 shells and blinking smiley faces, according to executive producer Amy Kule.

07/03/2013

Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner in front of an expanded Hudson-Bergen Light Rail car in Hoboken, N.J. - July 3, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Adding Longer Cars To Hudson-Bergen Light Rail

Starting Thursday, with Hudson River fireworks viewing in mind, NJ TRANSIT will be adding cars that are 37 feet longer to some trains.

07/03/2013

WEST NEW YORK, NJ - JULY 04:  Fireworks are displayed during the 2012 Macy's Fireworks Spectacular over the Hudson River from Port Imperial on July 4, 2012 in West New York,  New Jersey.   (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Grand Spectacle Coming For 4th Of July Fireworks On Hudson River

Plans are set for the 37th Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, and organizers said quite a spectacle is in order.

06/29/2013

Watching Fireworks

Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

Officials remove boxes of fireworks from Mount Pleasant home (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Discover Basement Filled With Fireworks In Mount Pleasant Home

Stephen Surace, 53, was taken into custody Monday night and faces charges of criminal possession of a weapon, reckless endangerment and unlawfully dealing fireworks.

06/11/2013

FILE - Fireworks (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Report: Dolans Cancel July 4 Fireworks Outside L.I. Mansion

The announcement reported Thursday by Newsday comes a year after a fatal boat accident involving spectators at the annual
celebration.

05/30/2013

Fireworks (file/credit: CBS 2)

Police: LI Man Arrested For Shooting Off Fireworks

Nassau County police say plainclothes officers saw fireworks erupting from the backyard of Craig Paulich’s home shortly before midnight Saturday.

05/26/2013

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Fireworks Show Prompts Some In Manhattan To Fear A Terrorist Attack

As revelers aboard the Intrepid enjoyed fireworks lighting up the sky above the Hudson River on Thursday night, blasts echoed through West Side neighborhoods, leaving many residents fearing the worst.

04/26/2013

Phantom Fireworks in Seabrook, NH said Tamerlan Tsarnaev bought two "Lock and Load'' reloadable mortar kits containing 24 shells each on the evening of Feb. 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2).

Boston Bombing Suspect Bought Fireworks From Same Company As Failed Times Square Bomber

Tamerlan Tsarnaev bought two “Lock and Load” reloadable mortar kits containing 24 shells each on the evening of Feb. 6, said April Walton, the manager of Phantom Fireworks in Seabrook.

04/24/2013

Charlie The Dog rescued on the George Washington Bridge on July 4, 2012. (credit: Port Authority Police)

Panicked Pooch From Leonia Storms George Washington Bridge After Fourth Of July Fireworks

For “Charlie,” it was an 11-hour ordeal that ended on the catwalk of the GWB, a three-mile walk from his Leonia, N.J., home

07/06/2012

Spectators watch the 2012 Macy's Fireworks Spectacular over the Hudson River from Port Imperial on July 4, 2012. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Mishap Causes San Diego July 4th Fireworks Show To Be Over In Seconds

The fireworks show in the Port of San Diego was finished seconds after it started. Really, blink and you probably missed it.

07/05/2012

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

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