Residents Say Illegal Fireworks Remain Major Problem In New York City; 'It's Gonna Go On The Whole Summer!'Following the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, New Yorkers were kept up by illegal fireworks in the sky.
NYPD: $54K In Illegal Fireworks Confiscated In Weeks Leading Up To Fourth Of JulyPolice say they have arrested some 22 people caught trying to get the fireworks on the streets and confiscated several weapons as well.
Fourth Of July: Nassau County Police Warn Of Dangers And Penalties That Come From Using Illegal FireworksThe Fourth of July holiday weekend is just about here, and this year officials say they are seeing an explosion of illegal fireworks.
Over 600 Illegal Fireworks Confiscated By Police In QueensLast week, the city announced a multi-agency task force to address illegal fireworks leading up to the Fourth of July.
FDNY: 4 Arrested After Being Caught With Over $8,000 In Illegal FireworksAuthorities said they were able to stop them before they could be sold or used in New York City.
NYC Cracking Down On Illegal Fireworks In Effort To Avoid Repeat Of Last SummerThere was a disturbing rise in the use of fireworks last summer.
Brooklyn Mother: Daughter's Request To Stop Shooting Off Illegal Fireworks Led To Her Senseless KillingCandles sit in the courtyard of East New York's Pink Houses, where 33-year-old Shatavia Walls was shot on July 7. Sadly, she died 10 days later.
Caught On Video: Fireworks Set Off Brooklyn House Fire; Suspect Faces Arson ChargesDozens of firefighters responded to the June 24 incident, that was captured on security cameras, at the home on East 51st Street.
NYPD Identifies Person Of Interest In Illegal Fireworks Incident That Injured Bronx ToddlerInvestigators believe the suspect is among a group of men wanted for setting off the fireworks.
2 Men Caught With About $4,500 Worth Of Illegal Fireworks In ManhattanAnthony Quezada, 28, and Hugo Figueroa, 30, were busted during a surveillance operation.
3-Year-Old Boy Burned By Firework That Flew Through Window In The BronxIllegal fireworks have been an ongoing issue in New York City in recent weeks. There have been some 13,000 reports this year, compared to just over 1,000 in 2019.
$2,500 Reward Offered After Shocking Video Shows Sleeping Homeless Man Attacked With FireworksA shocking video circulating on Twitter shows the city's fireworks problem taking a dangerous and cruel twist.
Yonkers Police Seize About $3,500 Worth Of Illegal Fireworks In 2 InvestigationsThe number of complaints of illegal firework activity have gone up in Yonkers, and police are cracking down.
CBS2 Heads To Pennsylvania, Where Fireworks Sales Are Legal And Business Is BoomingAfter waiting in a long line at Phantom Fireworks right off Route 80 in Stroudsburg, Shay Atkinson was set to head back to Brooklyn.
Reports Of Illegal Fireworks Explode Across NYC; Shocking Video Shows One Thrown At Homeless ManThere has been a dramatic spike in illegal fireworks. The number of 911 calls is 10 times higher than last year.