Hazmat crews were called in after 11 tanker cars went off the track just after 3 a.m. Saturday.
Josephine’s father Kevin was a 23 year veteran of the department. His Manhattan Hazmat company was called to the World trade Center on 9/11. Smith’s entire unit died that day.
Eight people were taken to the hospital due to fumes at a Moonachie printing company on Friday.
Crews arrived shortly before 1 p.m. after receiving reports that something in a stream along the hiking trail was making people and their pets sick.
A hazardous materials team was sent to the tow pound at Pier 76 on the Hudson River Monday afternoon, after a vehicle containing radioactive material was discovered.
The incident took place at around 10:15 a.m. at 10th Avenue and 16th Street, officials said.
Hazardous materials were on the scene Monday evening, after an unknown green liquid flooded the sidewalk in Lower Manhattan.
Jordan Gonzalez, 33, made a series of purchases through an online auction website of materials associated with the hallucinogen known as MDA, authorities said.
Police say 69-year-old Joseph Callahan was charged Monday with 11 counts of illegal possession of explosives, one count of manufacturing bombs and six counts of reckless endangerment.
Someone called 911 and directed law enforcement to a home on Newark Avenue, where they claimed a Kean University student was holding his brother and sister hostage with a pipe bomb.
Two floors of an apartment building in Hell’s Kitchen were evacuated Monday evening, after police discovered what might have been a drug lab.
The incident began at around 10:15 a.m., police said, when one child turned blue. A second child turned blue and a teacher passed out shortly afterward, police said.
Five of the envelopes were sent to Wells Fargo banks, one was sent to JP Morgan Chase headquarters and another was sent to the mayor’s office and ended up in a mailroom on Gold Street.
A father and his 2-year-old daughter are fighting for their lives after being found in respiratory distress inside their car. However, police say the heartbreak in this disturbing case may be that the father intentionally poisoned them both.
Hazmat crews were not taking any chances and suited up to investigate a mysterious white powdery substance found in a car, where a man and his daughter were discovered unconscious in Lawrence.