Three people were injured, two seriously, in a fire on the Upper East Side early Wednesday morning.
Calls from customers concerned about gas leaks have risen sharply since the deadly explosion last week in the East Village, and Con Edison inspectors have been working at a frantic pace.
There was a bright spot this week during the search in the debris and evacuated apartments of the East Village explosion.
At least seven cats and one dog were still missing Tuesday, five days after the explosion that leveled three buildings in the East Village.
The search was under way Saturday for two missing people in the ruins of the explosion that leveled three buildings in the East Village earlier this week.
The American Red Cross of Greater New York continued to offer a hand Saturday for those who were left homeless by the East Village explosion earlier this week.
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.