Tag Archives: Manhattan

Pipe explosion fills Manhattan streets with steam (PHOTO, VIDEO)

More than a hundred firefighters have been called on site to respond to a huge steam pipe explosion in the Flatiron District in Manhattan, New York. The incident occurred at around 6:40 AM on the on Fifth Avenue between 22nd and 21st streets, the CBS reports. Just your average morning seeing a massive cloud of smoke on the way to ...

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Activists arrested at Chuck Schumer’s Manhattan office following Gaza protest

Eight Jewish activists have been arrested at US Senator Chuck Schumer’s New York City office, following a protest over Israel’s crackdown on Palestinians in Gaza. The protesters blocked the door to Schumer’s office for 90 minutes on Monday morning, demanding that the senator condemn Israel’s brutal crackdown on Palestinian protesters in Gaza, which saw at least 30 people killed and ...

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Helicopter crashes in east river off Manhattan, New York (VIDEO)

At least two people have been killed and several remain missing after a passenger helicopter crashed in New York City, according to officials and media reports. Emergency divers were seen in the water around the partially-submerged and upside-down wreck of the Eurocopter AS350. “NYPD and FDNY divers already on the scene and in the water,” New York Mayor Bill de ...

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3 injured in Manhattan shooting near Empire State Building

Published time: 21 Jan, 2018 22:43 Edited time: 21 Jan, 2018 22:58 Three people have been injured in midtown Manhattan following a shooting, police say. None of the injuries are life-threatening. The shooting happened at 4:40pm local time on West 31st Street near Penn Station. Police said three men were injured and rushed to Bellevue Hospital with none life-threatening injuries. ...

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Trump Tower in Manhattan, NY catches fire (VIDEOS)

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 12:39 Edited time: 8 Jan, 2018 12:55 A fire has broken out in New York City’s Trump Tower, the 58-story headquarters of sitting president Donald Trump’s business empire. LIVE Footage from the scene shows a column of smoking rising from the skyscraper as firefighters stand on its roof. It’s not yet clear what started the ...

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New York police respond to reports of explosion in Manhattan

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 12:53 Edited time: 11 Dec, 2017 12:59 New York Police Department says it’s responding to reports of an explosion in Midtown Manhattan. The NYPD is responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin at 42nd Street and 8th Ave, #Manhattan. The A, C and E line are being evacuated at this time. Info is ...

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New York City Marathon will be held as planned despite Manhattan terrorist attack

New York City Marathon officials say they have no plans to cancel or postpone the event – scheduled for Sunday – following the recent terrorist attack in lower Manhattan. On Tuesday, a rental truck rammed into pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center in New York City, killing at least eight and injuring least ...

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Manhattan attack: What we know so far

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 09:15 Edited time: 1 Nov, 2017 09:35 On Halloween night, a man driving a rented pickup truck mounted a cycle path in lower Manhattan, NYC, killing eight and injuring at least another 12. Here’s what we know so far about what authorities have called an act of terrorism. 1. Citing unnamed officials, multiple media outlets report that the ...

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Manhattan attack would not have happened if CIA ‘spent less time’ arming terrorists – Assange

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 06:21 Edited time: 1 Nov, 2017 06:22 WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange slammed the CIA, saying the deadly terrorist attack in New York might not have happened if the agency investigated terrorists instead of training and arming them. “If the CIA spent more time investigating terrorists and less time training and arming them we might not ...

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