This morning, an explosion in Paterson New Jersey leveled a three-story home on Goshen Avenue and blew out windows as far as 7 blocks away. Authorities received a call this morning about a possible gas leak on Goshen Avenue and began to evacuate residents. Firefighters continued to douse the rubble and put out fires into the early afternoon. Luckily no one was injured in the explosion. (Source: NorthJersey)
Two Westchester County residents are facing assault charges after an altercation that took place at an Oakland Raiders and Baltimore Ravens game last Sunday. 30-year-old Scott Smith and 31-year-old Andrew Nappi, who are both Oakland fans, attacked Ravens’ fan Joseph Bauer after an argument at M&T Bank Stadium. Joseph Bauer is in critical condition at this time and is currently on life support, while the two Raiders fans were brought up on first and second degree assault charges. (Source: LoHud)
On Monday afternoon, Stony Point firefighters responded quickly to a boat fire near the Stony Point Marina. Firefighters arrived at the marina and discovered a raging fire in a trash bin. Authorities say scraps from a boat that was being demolished caused the trash bin to burst into flames. The fire is not considered to be suspicious at this time. (Source: LoHud)
In New York sports news, the New York Giants lost 24-10 on Monday Night Football to the Minnesota Vikings. Meanwhile, the New York Mets are gearing up for tomorrow night’s Wild Card game against the San Francisco Giants.