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Crane Collapse

A toppled crane in Mineola on Dec. 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Crane Topples Onto Its Side In Mineola

No injuries have been reported.

12/18/2013

Mike Ricanelli's house was literally cut in half when a tree removal crane blew over during a storm and landed on the roof. (Photo: CBS 2)

Crane Brought In To Limit Tree Damage Blows Over, Cuts Home In Half

A crane collapse in high winds has sent homeowner scrambling. When the dust cleared, he saw his house had been cut through as if by a giant knife.

07/11/2013

Crane Collapse in Long Island City, Queens - Jan. 9, 2013 (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Crane Operator Cited In Long Island City Collapse

A crane operator and a contractor didn’t inspect equipment, failed to take proper precautions and ran the rig unsafely before it collapsed while building a New York City apartment tower and injured seven construction workers, officials said Wednesday.

01/30/2013

A close-up look at the crane collapse in Long Island City on Jan. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Official: LIC Crane Collapse Possibly Triggered By Overweight Load

The crane that collapsed across a building in Long Island City, Queens on Wednesday afternoon was attempting to lift more than twice as much weight as was approved, according to a preliminary investigation from the city’s Buildings Department.

01/10/2013

This crane collapsed in Long Island City on Jan. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

7 Injured In Crane Collapse At Construction Site In Long Island City

The neck of the 380-foot mobile crane crashed through the top of the wooden first floor of the site, officials said.

01/09/2013

A crane arm damaged by Sandy dangling over West 57th Street as seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Limited Police Escorts Available For Residents, Hotel Guests Evacuated Near Midtown Dangling Crane

The New York City Department of Emergency Management announced Thursday afternoon that residents and hotel guests who were forced to evacuate due to the crane collapse will be escorted into the buildings by the NYPD to retrieve ‘absolute necessities’ such as medication.

11/01/2012

Debris is scattered on the ground at the scene of a crane collapse on Manhattan's Upper East Side at 91st Street and 1st Avenue May 30, 2008 in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Crane Mechanic Gets Community Service In Deadly Collapse

A mechanic has been sentenced to a year of community service for his role in a New York City construction crane collapse that killed two workers.

08/07/2012

James Lomma (middle) in court on Thursday, April 26, 2012 in New York City (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

James Lomma Acquitted On All Counts In NYC Deadly Crane Collapse

There was anger in a Manhattan courtroom Thursday after a construction company owner was acquitted in a crane collapse that killed two workers on the Upper East Side.

04/26/2012

Crane collapse at West 34th Street and 11th Avenue (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead, 4 Others Injured In Crane Collapse On West 34th Street

Investigators said the crane cable snapped, sending the boom plummeting. That massive arm of steel crushed one of the workers, while another worker suffered severe trauma to his leg after being hit by debris.

04/03/2012

Debris is scattered on the ground at the scene of a crane collapse on Manhattan's Upper East Side at 91st Street and 1st Avenue May 30, 2008 in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Painful Testimony Given In Crane Collapse Trial

Interspersed with testimony about the bad welding jobs, the crack in the turntable that supported the crane operator’s cab, and the accusations of negligence by the crane owner, there are the witnesses who bring home the human tragedy.

03/09/2012

Debris is scattered on the ground at the scene of a crane collapse on Manhattan's Upper East Side at 91st Street and 1st Avenue May 30, 2008 in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Tells Of Frightening Close Call In UES Crane Trial

Testimony continued today in the trial of James Lomma, charged in the deadly 2008 Upper East Side crane collapse. The latest witness told of his extremely close call that day.

02/24/2012

Debris is scattered on the ground at the scene of a crane collapse on Manhattan's Upper East Side at 91st Street and 1st Avenue May 30, 2008 in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Victim’s Father Testifies In UES Crane Collapse Trial

A devastated Don Leo, a crane operator himself who had actually worked on this very crane a week earlier, told of first getting the word that the crane was down on East 91st Street.

02/22/2012

Debris is scattered on the ground at the scene of a crane collapse on Manhattan's Upper East Side at 91st Street and 1st Avenue May 30, 2008 in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mechanic Pleads Guilty After NYC Crane Collapse

In pleading guilty, Tibor Varganyi will avoid a manslaughter charge that carries a possible 15-year sentence.

10/27/2011