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Hazmat teams were sent to the tow pound at Twelfth Avenue and 38th Street after a car with radioactive materials was found. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hazmat Team Sent After Radioactive Material Is Found In Impounded Car

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.

08/25/2014

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Black Powder Prompts Hazmat Response On Manhattan’s West Side

The incident took place at around 10:15 a.m. at 10th Avenue and 16th Street, officials said.

08/21/2014

A green fluid flooded a sidewalk at Broad and South streets on Monday, June 23. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hazmat Crews Sent To Lower Manhattan For Flood Of Coolant Fluid

Hazardous materials were on the scene Monday evening, after an unknown green liquid flooded the sidewalk in Lower Manhattan.

06/23/2014

Authorities at the scene of a possible hazardous materials investigation in Jersey City on Nov. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: NYC Pharmacist Accused In NJ Of Assembling Illegal Drug Lab

Jordan Gonzalez, 33, made a series of purchases through an online auction website of materials associated with the hallucinogen known as MDA, authorities said.

11/14/2013

Joseph Callahan was manufacturing bombs in his Fairfield, Conn., home, police say. (credit: CBS 2)

Fairfield Man Charged With Making Bombs In Home

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.

10/07/2013

Authorities in Kenilworth, New Jersey are trying to figure out who called in a false report of a hostage situation near Kean University. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Apparent Prank Call Sparked ‘Hostage Situation’ Near Kean University

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.

07/21/2013

Drug Lab Investigation

Police Find Suspected Drug Lab In Hell’s Kitchen

Two floors of an apartment building in Hell’s Kitchen were evacuated Monday evening, after police discovered what might have been a drug lab.

01/21/2013

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Several Students Treated After Passing Out At South Brunswick School

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.

05/03/2012

Threatening letters containing a white powder that turned out to be cornstarch were sent to multiple Wells Fargo locations around the city. (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Threatening Letters Containing White Powder Sent To Manhattan Banks

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.

04/30/2012

Hazmat team investigates car in Lawrence. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Father May Have Tried To Kill Self, 2-Year-Old Daughter In Car In Lawrence

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.

10/04/2011

Hazmat team investigates car in Lawrence. (credit: CBS 2)

Father, 2-Year-Old Daughter Found Unconscious In Lawrence Parking Lot

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.

10/03/2011

Threatening letters

Threatening Letters, Suspicious Powder Sent To Staten Island Neighborhood

The street is called Tone Lane. It features attached townhouses of many immigrants. But anonymous mailings are frightening the people here, calling one neighbor, for example, a “deadbeat, child molester and degenerate.”

09/29/2011

Police and Hazmat crews responded to the Taco Bell on Merrick Road after a child, and a police officer, fell ill. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hazmat Crews Respond After Poisoning Scare At Long Island Taco Bell

It was a scary afternoon at a Long Island Taco Bell, as Hazmat crews had to be called in after a customer, and a police officer, complained of falling ill.

07/01/2011

Yonkers house of horrors

Elderly Man’s Remains Found In Yonkers Home As Many As 8 Years After His Death

It is a real house of horrors. Police have confirmed the discovery of human remains inside — from an elderly person who passed away years ago.

05/13/2011

Middlesex County Tanker Crash

N.J. Roadway Reopens After Tanker Crashes, Spills Fuel

Emergency crews are still on the scene where a tanker crashed in Middlesex County on Saturday evening.

04/10/2011

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