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SoHo Manhole Fires

Outages, Evacuations After Manhole Fires Erupt In SoHo

Flames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.

11/04/2013

Richard Pearson with lawyer in court (CBS 2)

‘SoHo Wild Man’ Facing Jail Time On Drug Offense

Richard Pearson is notorious on Spring Street and the surrounding neighborhood for verbally and physically assaulting anyone in his path.

10/30/2013

Richard Pearson with lawyer in court (CBS 2)

Residents Beg Judge To Keep So-Called ‘SoHo Wild Man’ Behind Bars

Residents who live near Lafayette and Spring Street refused to back down. They flooded the judge with dozens of letters begging him to keep Pearson off of the street.

09/04/2013

Sources told CBS that the man in yellow is 6-foot-5, 240-pound Richard Pearson, a man SoHo residents say is terrorizing a block on Spring Street. (Photo: Handout)

SoHo Residents Say They Are Terrified Of A Wild Man On Spring Street

Some people compared accused Richard Pearson to a modern day Larry Hogue, a mentally ill wild man who terrorized Manhattan’s Upper West Side in the 1990s.

06/07/2013

MTA police officers keep watch during the morning commute in Grand Central Terminal on April 16, 2013. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Security Remains Tight In Wake Of Boston Marathon Bombings

There is once again a high terror alert in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Tuesday they are taking no chances that an attack similar to the Boston Marathon bombings could happen here.

04/16/2013

Wei Chu Hu (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Indicted For Murder, Arson In Deadly SoHo Blaze

Police said Wei Chu Hu set the fire in his kitchen after getting into an argument with his wife and then tried to keep first responders from going inside.

02/05/2013

Elizabeth, N.J., Fatal Accident

Pedestrian Killed In Hit-And-Run In Elizabeth, N.J.; Suspect Held

A man was being held on $150,000 bail Saturday in connection with an early-morning hit-and-run that left another man dead in Elizabeth, N.J.

12/08/2012

Petrosino Square Petition

Petitioners: Jail Cell Artwork In SoHo Park Is Insult To Italian-Americans

Some opponents have launched a petition demanding that Mayor Michael Bloomberg stop a replica of a Rikers Island jail cell from being mounted in Petrosino Square in SoHo, calling the exhibition an insult to Italian-Americans.

CBS New York–10/10/2012

New York City Fire Museum (via Jane Tillman Irving / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Special Series On Hudson Square: The NYC Fire Museum

Hudson Square is within walking distance of the World Trade Center site and the 9/11 Memorial. At one institution that fact is never forgotten

07/12/2012

Subway riders stand on a number 4 train (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Man Struck And Killed By Train In Lower Manhattan

A man was struck and killed by a train on Saturday night in the Lower East Side.

04/03/2011

A participant is dressed as The Claw arcade vending machine. (Mario Tama/Getty Images, FILE)

Witches, Goblins March In Village Halloween Parade

Participants in the 38th annual Village Halloween Parade marched and danced their way up 6th Avenue on a Sunday night filled with fright and fun.

10/31/2010