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Operator Dead After Excavation Crane Slides Into Newark Bay

According to published reports, a witness claims to have seen the crane operator inside the machine at the time of the accident.

06/05/2014

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

Crews work to bring down a troublesome crane from a 57th Street high rise. (Credit Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Troublesome 57th Street Crane Being Taken Down

Work to lower the boom and all other parts continued on Saturday evening and was expected to go all night long and into the morning.

11/09/2013

Emerson Power Lines Down

Trees, Power Lines Torn Down, Flights And Transit Snagged By Powerful Storms

A round of storms ripped down trees and power lines, and brought delays and cancellations to Tri-State Area airports and train lines Monday afternoon.

10/07/2013

Crane malfunction on West 57th Street (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Crews Safely Lower Crane’s 13,000-Pound Load Stuck Above 57th Street

Officials closed West 57th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues for several hours after a tower crane hoisting a load got stuck Monday morning.

10/07/2013

One57 Crane Reinstallation

Crane Returns To Top Of Luxury Condo Project Over 6 Months After Sandy

A huge metal crane that was toppled by Superstorm Sandy and left hanging precariously over the road was finally going back up Saturday.

05/11/2013

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

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 dangling crane following a collapse at the One57 construction site at 57th Street and 6th Avenue as Hurricane Sandy blows into town on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Crane That Dangled Dangerously During Sandy Rebuilt In Gingerbread

The crane that collapsed and terrified Midtown residents and visitors as it dangled over the road during Superstorm Sandy has been rebuilt by an area hotel in gingerbread form, according to a published report.

12/02/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Construction Crane Topples Over In Midtown; Officials Probe Cause

The incident happened at 438 W. 38th Street at Dyer Avenue, near the entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel around 8:45 a.m. No injuries were reported.

11/26/2012

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

Midtown Streets Reopening, Evacuees Returning With Dangling Crane Secured

West 57th Street in Midtown has reopened to pedestrian traffic, with the crane that collapsed during Superstorm Sandy now secured.

11/04/2012

Mayor MIchael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Urges People To Seek Shelter, Slams LIPA Over Rockaways

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Saturday urged everyone who might need shelter to seek it out as the temperature drops, and slammed the Long Island Power Authority for not attending more promptly to outages in the Rockaways.

CBS New York–11/03/2012

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

Crews Work To Secure 57th Street Crane That Collapsed As Sandy Picked Up Speed

The crane had been blown over on Monday as winds from Sandy began picking up. The rig’s arm dangled precariously and forced evacuations in the thick of the storm.

11/03/2012

Midtown Crane Collapse (Photo by Errol Rappaport)

Top Of Crane Dangles From Luxury High Rise 75 Stories Above 57th Street

The top of the crane, about 75-stories up, could be seen dangling down from next to the luxury building.

10/29/2012

(credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Buildings Evacuated After Cracks Found In Foundation

Residents had filed complaints but didn’t realize how serious the situation was until they came home Tuesday to find that doors were no longer closing properly.

08/15/2012

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