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Search Continues For 2 Missing Men In Rubble From East Village Explosion

The search was under way Saturday for two missing people in the ruins of the explosion that leveled three buildings in the East Village earlier this week.

03/28/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

19 Injured In Apparent Gas Explosion, Collapse At East Village Buildings

A gas explosion ripped through four buildings and ended up leveling three of them, leaving a total of 19 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

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CBS2 Exclusive: Man Steps In To Rescue Woman On Fire Escape In East Village Blast

Some passersby who were in the East Village at the time of the devastating explosion and fire Thursday afternoon said they were lucky to be alive – and one woman even said her shirt caught fire.

03/26/2015

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Baby’s Leg Grazed By Bullet, Man Killed In Separate Shootings In Brooklyn

A baby was shot in the leg in the Kensington section of Brooklyn Saturday, authorities told 1010 WINS.

03/21/2015

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Child Musicians Celebrate Birth Of Bach With Subway Platform Concerts

The 330th anniversary of the birth of German composed Johann Sebastian Bach was celebrated on subway platforms throughout New York City Friday with free concerts.

03/21/2015

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Four Teens Arrested, Fifth In Custody For McDonald’s Brawl

Four teenagers have been arrested, a fifth is in custody and a sixth is still on the run in the case of a vicious beating of another teen at a Brooklyn McDonald’s.

03/14/2015

Superstorm Sandy Slams Tri-State Area

South St. Seaport Resident: Neighborhood Is Still Struggling To Rebuild Following Sandy

Following Superstorm Sandy, those in Lower Manhattan’s South Street Seaport and Battery Park City know how bad the flooding can be.

03/14/2015

St. Francis College. (Credit: CBS2)

St. Francis Takes The Court With Eyes On First Ever NCAA Tournament Berth

St. Francis, a tiny school with five buildings on a half a block in Brooklyn Heights, has only 2,700 students and a chance to do something special.

03/10/2015

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Parks Advocates: Not Enough Officers To Patrol 30K Acres Of Parks

For it’s beautiful parks, it’s no surprise 14 percent of New York City’s landmass is devoted to city parks.

03/07/2015

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Mother, 2 Children Attacked By Rottweiler In Queens

A mother and her two children were attacked and mauled by a stray Rottweiler Saturday morning in Queens.

03/07/2015

Tenant of 85 Strong Street uses hot plate to cook since cooking gas has been cut from the building for over a month. (Credit: Gary Baymgarten/1010 WINS)

Bronx Building Residents Form Tenants’ Association To Highlight Poor Conditions

Some Bronx residents say they are dealing with deplorable living conditions and want action.

02/28/2015

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More Snow, Freezing Rain Hit Tri-State Area

Alternate-side parking rules have been suspended for Saturday, though parking meters remain in effect throughout the city.

02/21/2015

CBS2's Don Champion speaks with Malcolm X's daughter, Malaak Shabazz, on the 50th anniversary of his assassination (Credit: CBS2)

Hundreds Gather To Mark 50 Years Since Malcolm X’s Assassination

Shortly after Malcolm X broke off from the group and turned his back on what it stood for, members of the Nation of Islam gunned him down in the Audubon Ballroom in 1965.

02/21/2015

A 56-year-old man was found dead in a basement in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens on Saturday, Feb. 14. (Credit: CBS2)

Death Of Man Found In Queens Could Break City’s Homicide-Free Stretch

The death of a man in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens on Saturday may have broken a record-setting 12-day period of no murders in New York City.

02/14/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD: Increase In Shootings So Far This Year May Be Linked To Parole Releases

Shootings in New York City were up 23 percent for the year as of the beginning of February, and the NYPD on Monday pointed to one possible reason for the spike.

02/02/2015

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