Tracee Carrasco

FDNY personnel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on Second Avenue in the East Village on March 26, 2015. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Someone May Have ‘Inappropriately’ Tapped Gas Line Before East Village Explosion

Twenty-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.

03/27/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

19 Injured In Apparent Gas Explosion, Collapse At East Village Buildings

A gas explosion ripped through four buildings and ended up leveling three of them, leaving a total of 19 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Watch: CBS2’s Coverage Of East Village Explosion, Building Collapse

A gas explosion ripped through two buildings, leaving at least 13 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

In this handout image supplied by the Ministere de l'Interieur (French Interior Ministry), search and rescue teams attend to the crash site of the Germanwings Airbus in the French Alps on March 25, 2015 near Seyne, France.  Germanwings flight 4U9525 from Barcelona to Duesseldorf  has crashed in Southern French Alps. All 150 passengers and crew are thought to have died.  (Photo by F. Balsamo - Gendarmerie nationale / Ministere de l'Interieur via Getty Images)

New York Times Report: Pilot Was Locked Out Of Cockpit Before French Alps Plane Crash

The New York Times on Wednesday issued a bombshell report about the crash of a Germanwings plane in the French Alps.

03/25/2015

A man believes he was the victim of a credit card skimmer in this allegedly fake cab. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Believes Fake Taxi Driver Scammed Him With Credit Card Skimmer

A cabbie apparently without credentials is suspected of stealing credit card information with a special device.

03/21/2015

Brooklyn residents say newly installed LED lights are keeping them awake at night. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Blinded By The Light? Brooklyn Residents Say LED Street Lights Are A Nuisance

Brooklyn residents say the city has cast their neighborhood in a harsh new light.

03/20/2015

A rash of car break-ins have struck the Bathgate section of the Bronx. (Credit: CBS2)

Rash Of Car Break-Ins Plagues Bathgate Section Of The Bronx

Cars have been getting broken into left and right in one Bronx neighborhood, and the problem is so pervasive that the streets are littered with glass.

03/18/2015

Whipping winds caused this tree to come crashing down on a lawn in Staten Island. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Strong Winds Send Trees Crashing In Neighborhoods Around North Jersey, Staten Island

Whipping winds took down trees, power lines, and street signs on Tuesday, and it is just the beginning of a big shift in the weather in the Tri-State Area.

03/17/2015

An exterior view of Yankee Stadium (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Turf War Brews In The Bronx As Soccer Team Moves Into Yankee Stadium

There is a turf war brewing at Yankee Stadium, because a new team in town is moving in on their territory.

03/13/2015

A driver allegedly on heroin slammed into this nail salon in Deer Park on Wednesday, March 4. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Driver High On Drugs Crashes Car Into Long Island Nail Salon

Police say a driver high on drugs crossed a busy highway, struck another car and then drove right into a nail salon in a busy strip mall.

03/04/2015

Capt. Gregory Barnas (credit: CBS 2)

Tribute To Fallen Jersey City Firefighter Goes Viral

For the one year anniversary of his death, family friend Erica Gardella came up with a unique way to honor Greg Barnas and his generosity.

03/01/2015

(Credit: Ody Ramirez-Muñoz, Flushing Queens)

Parts Of Tri-State Area Hit With Several Inches Of Snow

It was a snowy start to March after a freezing February.

03/01/2015

An ATM machine on West 36th Street and Ninth Avenue propped back up after burglars ripped it out of the wall and stole the cash inside (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Recent ATM Ripoffs Believed To Be Connected To Dozens Of Others In Citywide Pattern

In some cases police said the thieves attached chains to their car and pulled the units out of the wall.

02/23/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in a robbery at the Community Bank of Bergen County in Rochelle Park, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Quick-Thinking Bank Customer Snaps Pic Of Suspect During Rochelle Park Robbery

A quick thinking customer may hold the key to catching a man who robbed a bank in Rochelle Park on Thursday.

02/20/2015

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New York Man Surprised To Find That Stolen iPhone Made Its Way To China

Like so many other iPhones a Manhattan man’s phone ended up overseas after it was taken.

02/19/2015

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