The explosion was heard as far as 40 blocks away from the scene. Thick black smoke has been billowing out of the explosion site for hours.
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.
An explosion that caused the collapse of two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday morning has shocked the neighborhood.
The body of 48-year-old Mohamed Hamwi was discovered just after midnight Tuesday near the intersection of 105th Avenue and 173rd Street, police said.
Houshang Hakimi is charged with acting in a manner injuring a child less than 17 years old and failure to report a change of address as a sex offender.
Kareem Granton was found Monday morning at the Union Square subway station after someone spotted him in the subway and notified police.
The New York Police Department has released a sketch of the man who they say tried to lure a 12-year-old girl into his sport utility vehicle on 49th Street and Ditmars Boulevard on Wednesday.
Arguments were heard Thursday in a case brought by an atheist group. The case will need to be decided quickly, as the 9/11 museum is slated on open in May.
The robbery occurred at Aydin Coins & Jewelry on Route 17 in Ramsey around 11:20 a.m. Monday.
Kennedy, in an appearance on the “Today” show Monday, said Westchester County prosecutors “have a police of pursuing every case of driving under the influence.”
Two men who claimed to be FBI agents robbed a New Jersey jewelry store at gunpoint and left three people tied up in a back room as they looted the store, police said.
Flames broke out at the Al-Tawheed Islamic Center on West Side Avenue around 5:45 a.m.
A pair of signs posted on apartment doors sitting across from each other in a Brooklyn tenement offer a foreboding message.
Imagine the surprise and dismay of a disabled woman, confined to a wheelchair, when she was told that she would have to move to a smaller apartment to keep her housing subsidy.
Convicted swindler Bernie Madoff’s secretary took the stand nearly five years after her former boss went to prison.