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East Harlem Explosion

What Happens After A Collapse?

Colorlines | Posted 03.24.2014 | Black Voices

On March 12, 2014, my father forwarded a New York Times article with the headline “At Least 2 Killed in East Harlem Building Collapse.” A brief no...

6 Ways To Help The Victims Of The Harlem Explosion

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.20.2014 | Impact

An apparent gas leak explosion in Harlem last week killed eight people, injured more than 60, and left dozens suddenly homeless. While investi...

Pastor Stunned By What Was Found In The Spanish Christian Church Wreckage

Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion

As recovery efforts continue in the wake of the devastating blast that killed eight people and left many more homeless, an unexpected symbol of hope e...

Security Guard, Dental Hygienist Among Victims In Harlem Explosion

Posted 03.18.2014 | Crime

Three people have been identified as victims of the powerful explosion that toppled two 5-story buildings on Wednesday in New York City's East Harlem ...

Death Toll Rises In Harlem Gas Explosion

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE and VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 03.13.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Rescue workers using dogs and thermal-detection gear to search rubble for more victims of a gas explosion found an eighth body on Th...

Politicians React To Harlem Explosion

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

Two buildings in Manhattan's East Harlem neighborhood collapsed around 9:30 a.m on Wednesday following a massive explosion that left at least two peop...

Harlem Explosion Devastates Spanish Christian Church Community

The Huffington Post | Chris Kirkham | Posted 03.12.2014 | Religion

Carmen Vargas-Rosa, a lifelong member of the Christian evangelical church at the center of the Harlem building collapse, said church members are still...

Christopher Mathias

'It's A Tragedy Of The Worst Kind'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.12.2014 | Crime

Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke near the scene of a deadly Harlem explosion Wednesday that destroyed two buildings. The mayor called the explosion, which k...

Multiple Deaths Reported After Harlem Building Collapse

Posted 03.13.2014 | Crime

Two buildings collapsed in East Harlem on Wednesday morning after a massive explosion, leaving at least six people dead. The buildings, which colla...

Death Toll Rises In Harlem Gas Explosion

AP | JAKE PEARSON and KEN SWEET | Posted 03.14.2014 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Using sound devices to probe for voices and telescopic cameras to peer into small spaces, workers searching a pile of rubble from a ...