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12.29.14 Prachi Gupta

Hundreds of people are expected to sue New York City following March’s devastating East Harlem explosion, which destroyed two buildings, killed eight people, and wounded at least 70 others. DNAinfo reports that the city could “face up to $1 billion in payouts,” ranging from wrongful death to property damage lawsuits. First responders injured by the […]

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11.30.12 Andy Cush

As if their bungled handling of Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath wasn’t enough, Con Ed is now going after murder victims over unpaid bills. Bay Ridge shopkeeper Mohammed Gebli was killed by serial killer Salvatore Perrone in July, and after that, his store became an active crime scene, during which time his family was unable to get […]

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11.02.12 Andy Cush

A traffic light springs to life as downtown Manhattan finally regains power; a New Yorker rejoices. (Photos: Wen-Ting Yang/Flickr, newyorkcity/Instagram) […]

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Andy Cush

Though as of 5 a.m. today, there were still 226,000 Con Ed customers without power in Manhattan–along with 84,000 in Queens, 35,000 in Brooklyn, 54,000 in Staten Island, and 31,000 in the Bronx–a spokesman from the company said it hoped to restore electricity to all of the island by today. Speaking on Bloomberg Radio this […]

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04.14.11 Bucky Turco

The nuclear power plant at Indian Point is a mere 35 miles from NYC and that’s considered dangerously close should anything go wrong, now imagine one just two miles from Times Square as proposed by Con Ed in 1962. The New York Times dug up the decades old proposal that called for building a reactor […]

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