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25 Hurt in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY

Construction workers inside a sushi restaurant in the East Village accidentally hit a gas line, causing an explosion that injured 25 people and left two people missing, sparked a massive fire and caused…

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 12:47 pm


2 Unaccounted for Following NYC Blast: Officials

The NYPD and FDNY say that two people are still unaccounted for following the explosion that sparked a massive fire and caused three buildings to collapse Thursday in the East Village.

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 12:31 pm


5 Firefighters Injured in Upper East Side Blaze: FDNY

Less than 24 hours after a massive fire injured 19 in the East Village, five firefighters were injured battling a large blaze at an Upper East Side apartment building.

Photo Credit: Tricia Culligan

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 10:23 am


Man Fatally Shot in Queens: Police

Police say a man is dead after being shot in the abdomen Thursday in Queens.

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 10:00 am


Police Search for Missing East Harlem Boy, 11

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 11-year-old East Harlem boy.

Photo Credit: NYPD

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:04 am


Witness Video Captures Moments After Explosion

Witness video captured the moments following an explosion at an East Village restaurant that caused a massive fire, injuring 19. Courtesy Troy Hinson.

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 8:40 am


2 Men Robbed Woman at Gunpoint, Stole Her Car: Police

Police are looking for two men who they say followed a 26-year-old woman into her Brooklyn apartment building and robbed her at gunpoint.

Photo Credit: NYPD

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 5:51 am


Man, 24, Fatally Shot in Head in East New York: Police

Police say a man has died after being found with a gunshot wound to the head Thursday in Brooklyn.

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 5:39 am


Teacher Sexually Abused Students at Music School: Police

A music teacher was arrested Thursday on Long Island for allegedly sexually abusing two female students during private lessons, police say.

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Posted on 27 March 2015 | 5:12 am


Investigation Begins in East Village Explosion

The investigation into the source of the East Village blast now centers on a contractor and a gas line. Chris Glorioso has more.

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 4:39 am


myfoxny.com – NYC News

Explosion rocks building in Manhattan

Several people remain missing after an explosion, likely gas-related, sparked a fire and building collapse the East Village Thursday afternoon. The fire and collapse affected at least four residential buildings: 119, 121, 123, and 125 2nd Avenue. The buildings also house retail stores on the ground floor.

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 12:51 pm

Police searching for several people after Manhattan explosion

One man remains missing after a gas explosion and fire that leveled one building and has left several others uninhabitable and police are trying to track down several other “unaccounted for” people.

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 12:24 pm

5 firefighters hurt in Upper East Side fire

5 firefighters were injured in a fire on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.It happened just after 1 a.m. in a mid-rise building at 66th St. and 1st. Ave.

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 11:41 am

Man killed by bus inside Port Authority terminal

A fatal accident inside the Port Authority Bus Terminal during the evening rush hour us causing severe service delays, according to officials. A bus struck a man inside the terminal near 8th Avenue, according to a Port Authority official. The man died at the site of the accident. 

Posted on 27 March 2015 | 9:32 am

Mom claims 1st grader was attacked by older students

A New York City mother claims a group of eight graders assaulted her 7-year-old daughter when she refused to join their public school fight club. Latoya Gore says two other first-graders and a boy were victimized by the four girls who were supposed to be tutoring them.

Posted on 26 March 2015 | 7:37 pm

NYC teen develops Alzheimer’s app, goes to White House

Kenneth Shinozuka, 16, of Horace Mann School in the Bronx, just might be one of the smartest teens in New York City. That’s because Shinozuka’s invention– a wearable sensor system that detects the wanderings of Alzheimer’s patients– caught the attention of the White House and deeply pocketed developers. “My grandfather has Alzheimer’s disease and his wandering out of bed at night has caused a lot of distress for my aunt who is his primary care giver,” said Shinozuka.

Posted on 26 March 2015 | 5:14 pm

Unruly riders causing major subway delays

The number of late trains in the New York City subway system has skyrocketed, according to an exclusive report.  The culprit: unruly passengers.

Posted on 26 March 2015 | 4:29 pm

Funeral held for NJ cop killed in wrong-way crash

A funeral has been held for an off-duty New Jersey policeman killed in a wrong-way crash on Staten Island that also left a friend dead and two fellow officers seriously injured.  A service for Officer Frank Viggiano, 28, took place Thursday in Linden, where he worked. He’ll be buried in Fairview. Officials say Viggiano and Joseph Rodriguez, 28, died when the car they were riding in crashed head-on into a truck March 20 in Staten Island after a night at a strip club.

Posted on 26 March 2015 | 4:16 pm

Brooklyn boy found safe

A nine-year old boy from Brooklyn who had disappeared from his apartment building’s lobby was found in good condition, said police. Morr Ceesay had vanished from the building on Saratoga Avenue in East New York at about 5:45 p.m. on March 25, 2015. It is not clear where he was found or why he had disappeared. The NYPD released a photo and description of Morr on Wednesday in the hope someone had seen him and would notify authorities.

Posted on 26 March 2015 | 3:10 pm

De Blasio says City helped dangerous school turn around

Mayor Bill de Blasio says one of New York City’s most dangerous schools has started to turn around thanks to his renewal program for struggling schools. De Blasio said that his administration is “laser-focused” on improving Automotive High School and the rest of the 94 so-called renewal schools. He visited the school and said suspensions are down 47 percent there compared with last year.

Posted on 26 March 2015 | 1:14 pm