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Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Crews Nearly Finished Clearing Debris From Basements At East Harlem Explosion Site

Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano said Saturday crews were nearly finished removing debris from the basements of both of the buildings.

03/15/2014

East Harlem Explosion

Reports Of Gas Leaks On The Rise In Wake Of Fatal East Harlem Blast

Residents living near a pair of East Harlem buildings claim that they smelled gas in the area the night before a deadly explosion.

03/15/2014

Surveillance video obtained exclusively by CBS 2 shows before, during, and after the blast (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Video Shows East Harlem Blast In Progress

An exclusive video obtained by CBS 2 showed the deadly blast that took down two buildings in East Harlem as it happened.

03/14/2014

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

NTSB: Abnormal Concentration Of Natural Gas Found Near East Harlem Blast Scene

Con Edison crews discovered an alarming natural gas concentration near the scene of the deadly East Harlem building explosion this week, a National Transportation Safety Board member said Friday.

03/14/2014

iremen watch as work crews remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

8 Confirmed Dead In East Harlem Gas Explosion; Active Scene Remains

Eight people are now confirmed dead in the blast that also injured more than 60 others. Others are still believed to be missing.

03/13/2014

Firefighters respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Rob Bennett/Office of Mayor of New York/Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘Every Energy Is Going To Be Expended’ To Determine Cause Of Harlem Explosion

City officials were refuting reports Thursday that complaints about gas leaks at the site of Thursday’s massive explosion in East Harlem were ignored by police, fire and Con Edison.

03/13/2014

Firefighters respond to a five-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in Harlem   (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Investigations Into East Harlem Explosion Under Way

Investigations into the East Harlem explosion have been launched by the Fire Department of New York, Con Edison, as well as the National Transportation Safety Board.

03/12/2014

Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Riders Air Complaints In Conn.

Riders complained about service delays caused by electrical problems, crowded trains and heating and cooling problems.

02/19/2014

A Metro-North train derails near the Spuyten Duyvil station in the Bronx on Dec. 1, 2013. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Feds Make Recommendations To Metro-North In Wake Of Fatal Derailment

Regulators investigating the fatal Metro-North Railroad train derailment recommended Tuesday that the railroad install recorders on its vehicles and new speed-limit signs along its tracks.

02/18/2014

Rescue workers are seen at the wreckage of a commuter train that derailed on Dec 1, 2013 in the Bronx. (Photo TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Report Says Metro-North Derailment Caused $9 Million In Damage

Officials said Tuesday that the Metro-North derailment in the Bronx caused more than $9 million in damage.

01/15/2014

Metro-North engineer William Rockefeller is loaded into an ambulance after a train derailment in the Bronx, Dec. 1, 2013. (credit: REUTERS via CBS 2)

Union: MNR Engineer Suspended Without Pay After Deadly Train Wreck

The engineer who was at the controls when a train derailed and left four people dead this past weekend has been suspended without pay.

12/04/2013

MTA Derailment Video

Attorney: Engineer Was In ‘Daze’ At Controls Before Metro-North Derailment

The focus has pointed increasingly to human error in the investigation into the deadly Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx, after a union officials said the engineer “nodded off” at the controls and “zoned out” before the accident.

12/03/2013

A Metro-North commuter train lies in the brush near the Hudson River after it derailed just north of the Spuyten Duyvil station December 1, 2013 in the Bronx. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

Union Cut From Derailment Investigation Over Remarks About Engineer

The National Transportation Safety Board has removed the union representing Metro-North Railroad operators from the investigation into the deadly derailment in the Bronx this past weekend.

12/03/2013

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Metro-North Train Derailment Raises Questions About Technology

Safety officials have championed what’s known as positive train control technology for decades, but the railroad industry has sought to postpone having to install it because of the high cost and technological issues.

12/03/2013

Trains following a collision on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line - May 17, 2013 (credit: Fairfield PD)

Railroad Official: Metro-North Far Behind On Maintenance

Chief Engineer Robert Puciloski, who appeared at the National Transportation Safety Board hearing in Washington, D.C., said the railroad is “behind in several areas,” including a five-year schedule of cyclical maintenance that had not been conducted in the area of the Bridgeport derailment since 2005.

11/07/2013

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