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Moises Locon, Nicholas Figueroa (Family photo/Facebook)

2 Unaccounted For After East Village Explosion, Fire

Two people remain unaccounted for after an apparent gas explosion in the East Village that leveled three five-story buildings.

03/27/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

19 Injured In Apparent Gas Explosion, Collapse At East Village Buildings

A gas explosion ripped through four buildings and ended up leveling three of them, leaving a total of 19 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces the indictments of 13 people in an alleged heroin ring on March 26, 2015. (credit: Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's Office)

Authorities: Heroin Ring Used Metro-North Trains, Greyhound Bus

The group’s purported kingpin, Brian Bacon, 52, had his son, Tamar Dillard, 37, use trains to transport heroin from Harlem to Newburgh, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.

03/26/2015

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Transit Advocate: Cuomo Must Step Up, Help MTA Financially

Without that money, MTA chief Tom Prendergast says the agency needs to better manage overcrowding.

03/25/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie: Candidates Need To Be Blunt To Win

Gov. Chris Christie has traveled to Morris County to sell his budget plans for the upcoming year.

03/24/2015

Crews begin installing glass at the World Trade Center transportation hub on March 16, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Crews Install Glass Plates At WTC Transportation Hub, Moving Project Closer To Completion

The $4 billion project is expected to be completed sometime in 2016.

03/21/2015

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Tri-State Area Gets Another Blast Of Winter On 1st Day Of Spring

Snow fell across the Tri-State Area all day Friday, causing travel delays and leaving people fit to be tied on the first day of spring.

03/20/2015

Sgt. Francis "Buddy" Murnane (Family photo)

NYPD Sgt. Who Never Took Sick Day In 42 Years Dies Of Heart Attack Weeks Before Retiring

Sgt. Francis “Buddy” Murnane was weeks away from his 63rd birthday when he died Sunday after an apparent heart attack at his home.

03/18/2015

The rubble of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: ALEX FUCHS/AFP/Getty Images)

9/11 Rescue Workers At Heightened Risk For Autoimmune Diseases, Study Claims

The longer rescue workers were at Ground Zero, the more likely they are to have an autoimmune disease, according to a new study.

03/18/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio shakes hand in front of the first pew after arriving 15 minutes late to mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on March 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Oops, He Did It Again: De Blasio Arrives Late For St. Patrick’s Day Mass At Cathedral

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s late streak continued on St. Patrick’s Day.

03/17/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio reads to children in a prekindergarten class at P.S. 130 in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor’s Office: Nearly 22,000 Pre-K Applicants Recorded On First Day

Nearly 22,000 families applied for seats in the expanded New York City pre-kindergarten program in the first day of the new registration period Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced.

03/17/2015

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Getty Images)

Schneiderman: Ban Outside Income For State Lawmakers

Cuomo has proposed strengthening outside income reporting but no outright ban.

03/17/2015

Robert Durst (Credit: CBS2)

Robert Durst Charged With Murder In Calif., Also Hit With Weapons Charges In Louisiana

Robert Durst, heir to a New York real estate fortune, is waiving extradition and will return to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the 2000 death of a writer and friend who acted as his spokeswoman.

03/16/2015

Crews begin installing glass at the World Trade Center transportation hub on March 16, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Crews Begin To Install Glass At World Trade Center Transportation Hub

Steven Plate, the head of World Trade Center construction for the Port Authority, said more than 700 5-feet-by-10 feet panels are being installed over the next several months.

03/16/2015

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New Jersey DOT Tries To Tackle 300,000 Potholes

Department of Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox said the harsh winter is to blame for the uptick in potholes.

03/14/2015

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