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.
The neck of the 380-foot mobile crane crashed through the top of the wooden first floor of the site, officials said.
Hundreds of volunteers led by the Virginia-based “Operation Blessing International” rebuilt the Bert and Jeanne Metz’s home.
The parents of a young brother and sister who were murdered – allegedly by their beloved nanny in their Upper West Side apartment – are reaching out.
CBS 2′s Dr Max Gomez takes a look at how men and women can win the battle of the bulge, and CBS 2′s Marcia Kramer speaks with Congressman Peter King of Long Island, all in this edition of Eye On New York.
“Late Night” host David Letterman has kept audiences laughing for 30 years. But there’s more to the man than stand-up.
Last Friday began as a normal day for Luke Santana and his third-grade classmates, but things got scary quickly.
Police said the 27-year-old tried to distract gunman Adam Lanza. But when half of her class tried to run, that’s when police said Lanza opened fire.
The National Transportation Safety Board said it was sending a team to help investigate the crash, and the board said Mexican authorities had informed them that Rivera had died in the accident.
In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, enormous mountains of debris were finally being removed from the South Shore of Long Island Wednesday.
For Marine Corps Sgt. Ryan Donnelly and his fiance, Army veteran Tina McGory, Thursday meant independence and the American dream.
Life has slowly, but surely, begun to return to normal on hard-hit Fire Island. Dozens of kids finally returned to their school Monday, and they seemed happy about it.
WLNY TV 10-55 joined CBS 2 and six CBS radio stations in a team effort with the Red Cross, celebrities and generous viewers for a special day of fundraising on Thursday.
Officials estimate as many as eight in ten ocean-front homes on the island were left badly damaged.
A man who says he was a paid informant working for the NYPD claimed Tuesday that he was ordered to spy on the innocent, and make them issue incriminating statements.
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