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Washington Heights »

Illegal Gas Hookups in Uptown Buildings Were 'Time Bomb,' Councilman Says

Con Ed recently shut off gas at eight buildings owned by Alma Realty due to illegal hookups. 

Park Slope »

Man Injured in Manhole Blast is Suing Con Edison, His Dog is Suing Too

Salvatore Grillo was hit in the head by a manhole cover while he was walking his dog on Feb. 2, 2015.

East Village »

Here's What Investigators Are Looking For Under East Village Blast Rubble

Investigators sifting for gas stove hose used to "improperly" siphon gas from restaurant to apartments.

East Village »

East Village Building That Caused Blast Had Prior Fire Due to Faulty Wires

A commercial tenant sued the landlord in 2000 after his variety store was destroyed in a fire.

East Village »

Contractor Who Survived East Village Blast Being Eyed by Investigators

Dilber Kukic was at the epicenter of the explosion, but survived and saved the building owner's son.

Midtown »

Woman Maimed in Steam Blast Will Get $12.2M in Damages, Jury Rules

Margo Kane almost lost her lower leg in a massive explosion in Midtown Manhattan in 2007.

Chelsea »

750 Customers Lose Power in Chelsea Outage, Con Ed Says

The outage affected buildings on West 30th Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues, Con Ed said.

Woodside »

Manhole Fire Shuts Down Part of 39th Avenue

The first fire was reported at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the FDNY.

Breezy Point »

Marine Parkway Bridge Gets Additional Generator After Getting Stuck

The RFK Bridge also received another generator to power the lift span over the Harlem River.

Union Square »

6 Con Ed Inspectors Caught Taking Bribes in Ongoing Probe, Officials Say

Inspectors in Manhattan and The Bronx were busted during an investigation that began two years ago.

Union Square »

Con Ed Workers Arrested for Taking Bribes For Service Inspections: Police

Three Con Ed workers were arrested for taking $200 bribes before doing service inspections, police said.

Washington Heights »

Massive Sinkhole Opens on Washington Heights Street

A sanitation truck was stuck in the large hole on Monday morning, officials and witnesses said.

Lincoln Square »

Lincoln Center Water and Steam Systems Temporarily Shut Down After Leak

The water and steam systems were shut down in several Lincoln Center facilities this morning.

Rochdale Village »

Residents Trapped in Elevators During Rochdale Village Outage, FDNY Says

Power outage in Rochdale Village stranded 52 people in elevators and on scaffolding, authorities say.

Parkchester »

Parkchester Macy's Evacuated After Manhole Fire, FDNY Says

The blaze sent smoke into the department store Monday morning, workers said.