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Possible Gas-Line Tampering Eyed in Blast: Sources

Possible Gas-Line Tampering Eyed in Blast: Sources

Authorities are investigating whether the gas line in a basement below a sushi restaurant was rigged in a possible gas-theft scheme, causing the leak that may have set off Thursday's fiery explosion in the East Village. Two dozen people were injured and two still are missing after... Watch »

19 minutes ago
2 Unaccounted for Following NYC Blast: Officials

2 Unaccounted for Following NYC Blast: Officials

City officials say that two people are still unaccounted for following the explosion that sparked a massive fire and... Read »

4 hours ago
Hero Firefighter in Explosion Video Speaks

Hero Firefighter in Explosion Video Speaks

Off-duty FDNY firefighter Mike Shepherd didn't need to be in uniform to be a hero in the aftermath of the East... Watch »

25 minutes ago
Springtime Snow Flurries in Store for Tri-State

Springtime Snow Flurries in Store for Tri-State

The weather system that brought thunderstorms and warm temperatures is on its way out, Storm Team 4 says, leaving... Watch »

4 hours ago
Veteran's Prosthetic Eye Stolen From His Car Upstate

Veteran's Prosthetic Eye Stolen From His Car Upstate

Police say a veteran's prosthetic eye has been stolen from his car in New York. Read »

4 hours ago
Teacher Sexually Abused Students at Music School: Police

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... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
No Charges in NJ Festival Accident That Killed Tot

No Charges in NJ Festival Accident That Killed Tot

No criminal charges will be filed in a motor vehicle accident at a harvest festival that killed a two-year-old child... Read »

4 hours ago
5 Firefighters Injured in Upper East Side Blaze: FDNY

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... Read »

6 hours ago
Woman Dies After Being Stabbed in Long Island Parking Lot

Woman Dies After Being Stabbed in Long Island Parking Lot

Police on Long Island are investigating after a woman was stabbed in a parking lot and later died from her wounds. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
13 Charged in New York City Heroin Distribution Ring: Attorney General

13 Charged in New York City Heroin Distribution Ring: Attorney General

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says 13 men and women have been charged with distributing heroin from New York... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Surveillance Video Captures East Village Blast

Surveillance Video Captures East Village Blast

Surveillance video captures the explosion at 121 Second Ave. in the East Village Thursday. Courtesy Gem Spa. Watch »

3 hours ago
Jason Alexander To Replace Larry David in “Fish in the Dark”

Jason Alexander To Replace Larry David in “Fish in the Dark”

"Seinfeld” star Jason Alexander will return to Broadway after a 25 year absence -- and it’s thanks to the... Read »

6 hours ago
Harry Reid Backs Chuck Schumer for Senate Minority Leader

Harry Reid Backs Chuck Schumer for Senate Minority Leader

Outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is backing New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as Democratic... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Autistic Boy Forced to Remove His Letter Jacket

Autistic Boy Forced to Remove His Letter Jacket

A mother is outraged after her son's school forces him to remove a varsity letter jacket because special-needs... Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Service Back to Normal at Port Authority After Fatal Bus Accident

Service Back to Normal at Port Authority After Fatal Bus Accident

Service is back to normal the day after a fatal rush-hour accident inside the Port Authority bus terminal in midtown... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Fire Island Landmark Destroyed in Blaze: Officials

Fire Island Landmark Destroyed in Blaze: Officials

Several buildings, including a well-known boardwalk landmark, were destroyed in a blaze on Fire Island early... Read »

4 hours ago
Storm Team 4

Storm Team 4

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Feb 11, 2015
Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst brings you the latest information and exclusive stories about crime... Read »

Sep 10, 2012
Six Flags Great Adventure to Cut 18K Trees to Go Solar

Six Flags Great Adventure to Cut 18K Trees to Go Solar

A theme park plans to cut down more than 18,000 trees for the construction of what it says will be the largest solar... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Police Search for Missing East Harlem Boy, 11

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. Read »

Mar 27, 2015

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