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1 Dead After Explosion at Possible Drug Lab
A firefighter died after being hit by debris from the explosion, the FDNY said.
Homeowners Warned to Look for Fake Utility Workers
Authorities across the United States are warning homeowners to be on the lookout for imposters who are disguising themselves as utility workers to talk their way through people’s front doors. ABC affiliate WPBF-TV in West Palm Beach, Florida, captured one such alleged encounter last month when a
5 Indicted in Deadly NYC Building Fire Caused by Alleged Illegal Gas Line
Five people have been indicted today in connection with a fatal March 2015 building explosion in Manhattan's East Village that left two people dead and more than 20 injured. Maria Hrynenko, 56, the building's owner; her son Michael Hyrnenkdo, 30; Athanasios Ioannidis, 59; and Dilber Kukic, 40, were
Possibility of Criminal Charges in New York City Building Collapse Growing
As searchers and cadaver dogs sift through the rubble looking for victims and evidence, New York City officials tell ABC News that the possibility is growing that criminal charges could be filed as a result of the blast and building collapse in the East Village. Investigators with the Manhattan
NYC Building Fire: Restaurant Owner Smelled Gas Before Massive Explosion, Officials Say
With the cause of a fire and explosion that destroyed several buildings in Manhattan's East Village on Thursday still under investigation, officials today began to stitch together details of events that preceded the blast. The explosion reportedly occurred after the building's owner and a
Two Unaccounted for in Manhattan Building Explosion
We turn to that massive explosion in New York City, at least 19 people injured when the blast ignited, a raging seven-alarm fire tearing through four buildings. One person still missing and ABC's Ron Claiborne on the scene right here in New York City. Ron, good morning. Reporter: Hey, good morning
NYC Building Fire: 4 Critical After Explosion Tears Through NYC Building
Four people were in critical condition and at least 15 others were injured after a building explosion led to a seven-alarm fire in Manhattan's East Village this afternoon. It was unclear how many people were inside the building when the fire occurred, according to the New York City Fire Department.
Gadgets to Help You Keep Your AC Use Under Control
ABC News’ Linzie Janis reports: With this summer expected to be a hot and sticky one across the United States, many like Becky Torres are planning to survive it by blasting the air conditioner and just suffering the hefty bills that will inevitably follow. Torres,...
Death Toll Rises to 7 in NYC Building Blast
We turn now to the latest on that explosion that took down two apartment buildings in Manhattan. They found more bodies overnight. The death toll, six, with more than 60 injured and ABC's Ryan smith is on the scene. Good morning, Ryan. Reporter: Good morning, George. As you can see over my shoulder
Death Toll Rises in New York City Building Explosion
The death toll in Wednesday's suspected gas explosion and building collapse in New York City has risen to six, with three additional victims found early this morning. Investigators found the bodies of two adult males and one adult female this morning, ABC News has confirmed. Several people are