Closing Arguments Underway In East Village Gas Explosion TrialA landlord, general contractor and an unlicensed plumber are charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide. 
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.
Pommes Frites Reopens In New West Village Location 14 Months After Deadly ExplosionA popular eatery destroyed by a fatal gas explosion in the East Village 14 months ago is back in business.
Vigil Held For East Village Explosion Victims One Year After Deadly BlastA vigil was held in New York Saturday evening to remember the victims of the East Village explosion one year after 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.
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Seen At 11: Training With The FDNY’s Elite Rescue ParamedicsThe fire department sets up real life scenarios based on past events to give their firefighters and paramedics the best training possible.
Benefit Concert Raises $50,000 For East Village Explosion VictimsSmith performed with other mostly East Village musicians just a block from the blast site.
'Small Business Crawl' Hopes To Help East Village Recover From Building ExplosionIn an effort to combat the slump in sales, what's being called a "small business crawl" is taking place Saturday.
Residents, Business Impacted By East Village Explosion Getting Additional HelpThe Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, chaired by First Lady Chirlane McCray, announced $125,000 has been raised to help those impacted by the tragedy.
Loved Ones Say Goodbye To East Village Explosion Victim, Nicholas Figueroa“He was a good kid. He was a good man. Turned out to be an extraordinary man. It is tragic what happened to him,” Figueroa’s uncle Marcelo said.