The fire broke out at around 1 p.m. at the Mountain View Drive home that also serves as an animal sitting service.
Yaroslav Kolchin, a 24-year-old Russian tourist visiting the city from Moscow, is charged with reckless endangerment, criminal trespass and other charges.
An investigation is underway after a 911 dispatcher allegedly bungled an emergency call that ended with the death of an infant in the Bronx.
Talent was on display Wednesday night, as hundreds of local kids cut a rug in hopes of joining the Brooklyn Nets as part of the dance team.
The FDNY says the fire that took the life of a 15-year-old girl in Hamilton Heights on Monday was caused by a common household mistake, an overloaded power strip.
A New Jersey woman who was seriously injured during a tornado while vacationing in Virginia was back at home on Monday night.
Fans were blown away by a rock concert at a Lower East Side venue Thursday night that was reserved for women only.
Conjoined twins Clarence and Carl Aguirre stole the hearts of the Tri-State Area a decade ago, and CBS 2 revisited them Monday as they reached the age of 12.
The deaths of a woman and a young girl who were found inside their central New Jersey apartment have been ruled a homicide.
A security guard was supposed to be protecting a high-profile spot in Lower Manhattan, but a CBS 2 viewer caught him asleep on the job.
Around 4 p.m., two jumpers believed to be involved in a tandem jump at Skydive Long Island in Calverton somehow ended in a free fall, police said.
Muslim residents in a Brooklyn apartment complex are on edge after anti-Islamic fliers were posted there.
The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a passionate speech Wednesday evening, as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who who died while in police custody after a struggle.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ensured that a full investigation and new training for officers will be launched following the death of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold by an officer during an arrest on Staten Island last week.
A Dix Hills man has been arrested after his father told police he returned home to find his wife unconscious with severe head injuries and his teenage son dead.