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Building Collapses In New York City, 12 Injured
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says preliminary evidence indicates that the blast and building collapse in the East Village is due to a gas-related explosion.
Firefighters are still trying to tackle a seven-alarm blaze triggered by the blast...
Two Police Officers Killed In New York
A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two ‘‘pigs’’ in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station…
Doctor In New York City Diagnosed With Ebola
New York City has its first diagnosed case of Ebola. The doctor who was hospitalized today with Ebola-like symptoms has tested positive for the virus.
The patient has been identified as Craig Spencer, a physician who works for Doctors Without Borders...
Overheated Jail Cells Can Be Deadly
The death of a New York City inmate in a 100-degree cell in February shows the dangers of overheated conditions in jails and prisons, an issue facing corrections officials nationwide.
As summer approaches, corrections officials throughout the country must deal with prisoners' potentially fatal e…
Gas Explosion Levels Two Buildings In NYC
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says people are still missing after an explosion leveled two apartment buildings, killing two people and injuring 18 others.
 
    De Blasio says: ``There are a number of missing individuals.'' He suggests some may have fled to safety an…
Winter Storm Turns Deadly
One Pennsylvania man says he didn't see this much snow when he lived in Colorado.
 
    The latest in a series of winter storms to hit the region has residents of the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast shoveling again today. Philadelphia received nearly nine inches of snow...

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