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55th Street Construction Accident

Construction Worker Killed In Fall From Scaffolding At Midtown Hotel

A construction worker fell to his death from scaffolding at a construction site in Midtown Wednesday afternoon.

04/02/2014

Pulaski Skyway - File Photo

Construction Worker In Stable Condition Following Fall From Pulaski Skyway

Authorities say the worker fell about 20 feet and landed on a ramp leading to the skyway, which was closed at the time. It was not immediately clear what caused the accident, and the worker’s name was not released.

02/23/2014

A construction worker was seriously injured in Bridgewater, N.J., after he touched a live power line, police said. (credit: CBS 2)

Construction Worker Nearly Electrocuted In Bridgewater, N.J.

The man was outside trying to determine why the house had lost power when he touched a live grounding wire.

09/03/2013

Joseph Barone

Worker Recovering After Being Trapped For Hours Below Subway Site

The worker was pulled out shortly after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday and is being treated for various injuries including hypothermia.

03/20/2013

Trench Rescue

Firefighters Rescue Subway Construction Worker Trapped For 4 Hours In The Mud

There were some tense moments, but early Wednesday morning firefighters finally pulled a trapped Second Avenue Subway construction project worker out of the mud and to safety.

03/19/2013

NYPD Crime Scene Unit vehicle (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Officer Arrested, Reportedly For Pulling Gun In Quarrel

A New York City police officer was arrested early Monday, reportedly on charges that he pulled a gun on a construction worker.

01/14/2013

(credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Construction Worker Falls Several Stories At Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus

The incident happened shortly after 11 a.m. Monday on West 62nd Street at the site for the university’s new law school and residence hall, the school said in a statement.

07/16/2012

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

NJ Construction Worker Confronts, Escorts Burglary Suspect To Police Station

Jedrek Dennis was charged with burglary and possession of a controlled substance after a search revealed he was carrying a cigarette box with prescription muscle relaxants inside.

07/06/2011

Wall Collapse

1 Killed, 3 Injured In NYC Construction Accident

The accident occurred at 9:35 a.m. on Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst. Emergency crews arrived on the scene a minute later and transported all the victims to Elmhurst Hospital.

01/10/2011