Politics & Elections

Up Close: Second Avenue subway explosion

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Nerves were rattled, as a planned underground explosion for the Second Avenue subway sent debris and smoke shooting above ground.

Residents already fed up with all the construction noise from the Second Avenue subway found themselves fearing for their lives.

What was supposed to be a controlled blast did not go as planned.

We'll look at went wrong and what happens now to the long-awaited subway line.

Plus: He's been called 'Nanny Bloomberg', and now the mayor's latest health initiative literally involves looking out for newborns.

The mayor wants more moms to breastfeed with a campaign called 'Latch on NYC'. But will it catch on with new moms?

And we'll talk about the upcoming Republican and Democratic conventions.

Watch Up Close with Diana Williams every Sunday morning at 11:00 on Channel 7.

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