Trial Begins For Building Owner, 2 Others In Deadly East Village ExplosionBuilding owner Maria Hrynenko, general contractor Dilber Kukic and their unlicensed plumber Athanasios "Jerry" Ioannidis face manslaughter charges and more in the deadly blast.
DA: Building Owner, 4 Others Face Manslaughter, Other Charges In Deadly East Village ExplosionFive people, including the building owner, face manslaughter and other charges in connection with the blast that killed two people and left more than a dozen injured.
De Blasio: Someone May Have 'Inappropriately' Tapped Gas Line Before East Village ExplosionTwenty-two people were injured, four critically, after the powerful blast and fire sent flames soaring and debris flying Thursday afternoon. Six members of the FDNY were hurt in the operation.
2 Unaccounted For After East Village Explosion, FireTwo people remain unaccounted for after an apparent gas explosion in the East Village that leveled three five-story buildings.