The 12-inch main broke around 6 a.m. at the intersection of Varick Street and Spring Street.
Flames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.
Richard Pearson is notorious on Spring Street and the surrounding neighborhood for verbally and physically assaulting anyone in his path.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
A man was struck and killed by a train on Saturday night in the Lower East Side.
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.