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Lehman Brothers

Expert Issues Gloomy Report On Anniversary Of Lehman Brothers Collapse

Sunday marked the fifth anniversary of the collapse of the Lehman Brothers investment bank collapse, and one expert said the situation has not really improved.

09/15/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn speaks out against Vito Lopez, May 16, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Report: Quinn Assists Teenage Supporter Who Passes Out At Campaign Event

City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn was quick to come to the aid of a girl who passed out during a campaign event outside City Hall Sunday, according to a published report.

08/25/2013

Scaffold Collapse At Hearst Tower (CBS 2)

FDNY: Scaffold Collapse At Hearst Building May Be Linked To Failed Motor

Two maintenance workers were stuck in wind gusts outside the 45th floor of the 600-foot-tall Hearst building when the scaffold they were working on collapsed at about 2:40 p.m.

06/13/2013

Woodhaven, Queens Building Collapse

Officials To Decide Fate Of Building That Collapsed In Woodhaven, Queens

Crews on Saturday were expected to decide whether to save or demolish a Queens building after a dangerous collapse.

04/13/2013

Jim Murphy Jr. (CBS 2)

Man Who Collapsed On Basketball Court Gives Thanks For His Life

A family in Yonkers was giving thanks Tuesday for what they are calling an Easter Miracle.

04/09/2013

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Caved In Selden Home Had Stood For More Than Four Decades

It wasn’t only the roads on Long Island that were affected by the blizzard, the snow also proved to be too much for some buildings including a Selden home that had been standing for more than four decades.

02/10/2013

John Y. Smith House

Report: Wall Collapses At Nearly 200-Year-Old Building In TriBeCa

A wall collapsed Wednesday afternoon at a nearly 200-year-old building on Canal Street in TriBeCa, according to a published report.

01/16/2013

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3 Workers Injured When Scaffold Collapses In Kips Bay

Three construction workers were hurt Tuesday after a ceiling collapse at a building in Kips Bay brought down their scaffolding.

01/08/2013

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Scaffold Collapses Over Out-Of-Control Car In Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

A car spun out of control and took down a light pole before becoming buried under a falling sidewalk scaffold in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Monday afternoon.

01/07/2013

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Evacuation Order Remains In Effect For Some At Chelsea Building After Facade Collapse

The city Buildings Department said Thursday that one wing of the L-shaped, seven-story building remains under an evacuation order as contractors work to reinforce it. People were allowed back into the other wing Wednesday.

12/27/2012

The facade of the building that collapsed on Carlton Avenue, killing one worker on Sept. 10, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Stunned Onlookers Describe Frightening Brooklyn Building Collapse

The incident took place at around 9 a.m. at 214 Carlton Ave., in the Clinton Hill, where a new four-story building was being built.

09/10/2012

Carroll Street Collapse (credit: CBS 2)

Carroll Gardens Brownstone To Be Demolished After Walls Collapse

The side of the brownstone at 24 Carroll St., came crumbling down around 1:30 a.m. Monday with a family of six sleeping on the top floor, including three children, ages 8, 6 and an infant.

07/02/2012

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Security Gate Collapse In Brooklyn Raises Awareness About Potential Dangers

Meanwhile, the woman and child crushed when the gate collapsed onto the Park Slope sidewalk Thursday are out of the hospital.

06/08/2012

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Firefighters Injured, Families Left Homeless After Bronx Blaze

“We had fire in four buildings throughout this operation,” said FDNY Chief Ron Spadafora.

04/14/2012

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Several Hurt After Deck Collapses At New Jersey Home

The incident happened around 4 p.m. at a home on the corner of Emerson Road and Palisade Avenue in Westwood as a family gathered for Easter dinner.

04/09/2012

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