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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
The death of a baby boy in the East Harlem last week has been ruled a homicide, police said Tuesday.
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.
The suspect hit several apartments in the East Village by climbing up fire escapes and entering residences through open windows.
Police were searching for a suspect Thursday night in a string of robberies around Manhattan.
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.
The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating an alleged attack on a Jewish couple on the Upper East Side.
Demonstrators on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict gathered to make their voices heard at the Israeli Consulate on the East Side Wednesday.
A pedestrian was left seriously injured Monday afternoon, after falling into open cellar doors on a sidewalk in East Harlem.
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.
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.