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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

Alicia Keys speaks at HIV community forum at Harlem Hospital, August 22, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Singer Alicia Keys Promotes HIV Awareness At Harlem Hospital

While the message remains the same – get tested and use protection to help fight the spread of HIV – Keys said it’s important to keep promoting that message.

08/22/2013

City Health commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx, July 23, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Announces Fruit And Veggie Prescription Program

Pediatricians at Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx and at Harlem Hospital are writing prescriptions for fruits and vegetables to at-risk youths.

07/23/2013

EMT Brendon Hernandez (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Kelly: EMT ‘Has What It Takes’ After Disarming Suspect Outside Harlem Hospital

EMT Brendon Hernandez, 25, said he was acting on instinct when he jumped on a suspect who police said had just shot Officer Fausto Gomez in the foot outside Harlem Hospital early Monday morning.

06/10/2013

Hospital Bed (file / credit: clipart.com)

Reports: Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing, Urinating On Fellow Hospital Patient

A man was charged late last week with sexually abusing and urinating on a fellow patient at Harlem Hospital, according to a published reports.

06/02/2013

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Unlicensed Driver Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run Accident

Boubacar Bathily, 53, turned himself in and was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, driving without a driver’s license and failure to exercise due care, police said.

04/07/2013

Amar Diarrassouba was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in East Harlem on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Boy Struck By Tractor-Trailer, Killed While Walking To School In East Harlem

The boy was crossing First Avenue in the crosswalk when he was hit by the truck as it turned from East 117th Street, police said.

02/28/2013

Lloyd Morgan, 4, was shot dead in the Bronx on July 22, 2012. (credit: Facebook)

WCBS 880 Audiofile: July – The Month In Sound

It’s been a violent month, both here in New York and across the country, and that’s how we begin our July Audiofile of the big stories these past 31 days.

07/31/2012

Ann Pettway (L), Carlina White (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Ann Pettway Gets 12 Years For Snatching Baby From Harlem Hospital In 1987

At Manhattan Federal Court, the judge said that what Pettway did was “not a crime of greed or vengeance, but was a crime of selfishness.”

07/30/2012

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NYPD: Woman Wanted For Impersonating Cop Is Actually A Man

Police say surveillance video shows the suspect dressed as a woman on March 13 with what appears to be a badge on his waist.

04/19/2012

Police-involved shooting in Harlem (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD: Suspect Involved In Harlem Shootout With Cops Charged

Officials say Franklyn Nunez was arrested for criminal use of firearm, assault against a police officer, reckless endangerment and other charges.

03/26/2012

Police-involved shooting in Harlem (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD: Officer Shoots Gunman Who Was Firing At Police

The suspect, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to Harlem Hospital in stable condition.

03/25/2012

Ann Pettway (L), Carlina White (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Ann Pettway Pleads Guilty In Decades-Old Harlem Kidnapping Case

Ann Pettway turned herself in to the FBI last January and was charged with felony kidnapping after admitting to abducting Carlina White in 1987.

02/10/2012

Ann Pettway (L), Carlina White (R) (credit: CBS 2)

U.S. Attorney Expects Guilty Plea From Ann Pettway, Charged With Kidnapping Baby 24 Years Ago

Ann Pettway faces up to 20 years in prison, but Carlina White’s family said she should serve the same amount of time their girl was missing.

02/09/2012

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Police Investigating Possible Midtown Hit-And-Run, Woman Critically Injured

The crash happened just before 4am Saturday on 46th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues. Witnesses say the woman was coming out of a bar when she was hit by a speeding SUV.

07/09/2011

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