Second Avenue

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CBS2 Exclusive: Con Ed Says No Leak At East Village Building During Inspection Before Blast

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the evidence pointed to a gas explosion in the blast that destroyed several buildings in the East Village – even though there were no reports of odors or leaks.

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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.

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Woman rescued in East Village after building explosion/collapse

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Steps In To Rescue Woman On Fire Escape In East Village Blast

Some passersby who were in the East Village at the time of the devastating explosion and fire Thursday afternoon said they were lucky to be alive – and one woman even said her shirt caught fire.

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East Village Buildings In Explosion Housed Popular Restaurants

The buildings that were damaged or destroyed in a massive explosion and fire in the East Village Thursday housed two popular restaurants, and one of them was once the home to a former star of “The Sopranos.”

16 hours ago

Second Avenue Subway

MTA Chairman Says 2nd Avenue Subway Expansion In Jeopardy Without Funding

Plans to extend the Second Avenue subway line south of Midtown could go off the rails unless the MTA’s funding crisis is solved, according to New York’s transit chief.

03/03/2015

Harlem building where infant was found bruised and unconscious (credit: CBS2)

Infant’s Death In East Harlem Housing Development Ruled A Homicide

The death of a baby boy in the East Harlem last week has been ruled a homicide, police said Tuesday.

01/06/2015

A surveillance image of two robbery suspects who allegedly took a woman's knapsack and sprayed her in the face on East 10th Street in the East Village. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Robbed Woman, Sprayed Her In Face In East Village

Police were searching for two suspects Tuesday, after a woman was robbed and sprayed her in the face in broad daylight in the East Village.

11/25/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in 10 burglaries in the East Village. (Credit: NYPD)

CBS2 Exclusive: Victim Talks About Experience With East Village Burglary Suspect

The suspect hit several apartments in the East Village by climbing up fire escapes and entering residences through open windows.

11/04/2014

A suspect in the robbery of four stores around Manhattan in September 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Suspect Who Robbed 4 Stores Around Manhattan

Police were searching for a suspect Thursday night in a string of robberies around Manhattan.

10/09/2014

East Village Bank Robbery Suspect

Search On For Suspect In Bank Robberies In East Village, Other Manhattan Districts

Police on Tuesday were in search of a suspect wanted in a string of bank robberies in some of the most fashionable sections of Manhattan.

10/07/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Investigate UES Attack On Jewish Couple As Possible Hate Crime

The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating an alleged attack on a Jewish couple on the Upper East Side.

08/26/2014

Dueling protests by supporters of Israel and Palestine were held near the Israeli Consulate at 800 Second Ave. on Wednesday, July 9. Both groups called for peace in the Middle East. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dueling Protest Groups Outside Israeli Consulate Call For Mideast Peace

Demonstrators on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict gathered to make their voices heard at the Israeli Consulate on the East Side Wednesday.

07/09/2014

Cellar Door Fall

Pedestrian Hurt After Falling Into Sidewalk Cellar Doors In East Harlem

A pedestrian was left seriously injured Monday afternoon, after falling into open cellar doors on a sidewalk in East Harlem.

06/02/2014

Ambulance Flips Over, Crashes In Lyndhurst, NJ (CBS 2)

5 Injured When Ambulance Tips Over In Lyndhurst, N.J. Crash

Five people were injured Monday afternoon, in a wild crash in Lyndhurst, New Jersey with a force so powerful that it left an ambulance toppled over on a parked car.

05/19/2014

Scene of police-involved shooting near 96th Street and the FDR Drive (Alice Gainer/CBS 2).

Police: Suspect Shot Dead On UES May Be Serial Pharmacy Robber

It all began with a gunpoint robbery at Health Source Pharmacy, located at 68th-69th Street and Second Avenue, at 1:40 p.m., sources said.

05/16/2014

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