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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

Police said the tanker truck's driver was cut off prior to the crash. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Relieved Tanker Crash On I-95 Wasn’t Worse

The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Police said he lost control when another car cut him off.

02/08/2011

Generic Firefighter File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Overturned Truck Spills Diesel Fuel In East Harlem

Most of it flowed right into a storm drain and the FDNY sent a HazMat crew as a precaution.

11/10/2010

A member of the specially trained hazmat unit - Babylon, NY - Oct 27, 2010 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Long Island Town Boasts New Hazmat Unit & Building

There are 100 specially training men and women inside the new hazmat building in Babylon.

10/27/2010

A Garbage Truck - File / Photo: Tim Boyle/Getty Images

Westchester Garbage Workers Sickened By Fumes

The two workers were overcome by the fumes in the middle of their routine residential garbage pickup.

10/13/2010

Freak Accident Leaves Ramapo Man Dead

Fumes from bleach are being blamed for a man’s death.

09/21/2010

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