NEW YORK (AP) — Even while the exact cause remains unknown, a deadly blast that leveled two buildings served by a 127-year-old gas main has provided a jarring reminder of just how old much of the infrastructure is in New York and other cities.
NEW YORK (AP) — The pioneers of hip-hop are hoping to create a museum in the Bronx dedicated to the genre.
Organizers say it would be called the Universal Hip Hop Museum.
Afrika Bambaataa says the museum would look at the historical and cultural roots of hip-hop and the contributions made by break dancers and disc jockeys.
SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York woman who put $882 in cash into a mailbox by mistake has gotten the money back, thanks to the U.S. Postal Service.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City fire officials confirm 7th person dead in gas explosion; body pulled from rubble.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City fire department says it has received a report of an explosion and building collapse in East Harlem.
There were no immediate reports of injuries. TV news footage shows smoke billowing from the area.