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Officials say Brooklyn explosion not likely set off by gas leak

Fire investigators are looking into whether fuel or accelerant was behind the explosion in Borough Park on Saturday despite previous statements that natural gas may have been involved.Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said Thursday that "there was no natural gas flowing to the second-floor apartment...

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 3:25pm

Cops make arrest after 96-year-old Inwood woman dies from broken hip

An elderly woman died a week after police said neighbor pushed her to the ground and broke her hip.Flomena Vargas, 96, died on Monday in NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital after a week of observation and care by doctors treating her injury.RELATED:Woman hit, killed by 1 trainInvestigators said...

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 10:16am

Local innovators aim for access to city contracts through new firm

Two years of relentless work laid in Varun Adibhatla's hand in the shape of a 3D-printed black box.Inside it lies all the hardware necessary that he and fellow recent grad Graham Henke hope can help local government to actually deal with the hundreds of thousands of potholes reported every year....

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 2:11am