Buildings Department Says Tribeca Falling Hammock Accident Was PreventableA large hammock fell from a Tribeca building and crashed onto a tourist on the sidewalk Tuesday, and a day later, questions were mounting about whether it all should have been prevented.
Staten Island Family Struggles To Keep Home Warm After National Grid Shuts Off GasA Staten Island family with a baby girl is running 11 space heaters to keep their home from freezing.
Stuck In An Elevator? Safety Campaign Reminding New Yorkers To Keep CalmA new safety campaign has been launched to educate the public on elevator safety and what to do in case you ever get stuck in one.
Brooklyn Woman: Buildings Department Ignored Complaints About Construction DamageA woman in Brooklyn said the Department of Buildings ignored her for a year, and she's concerned that her home isn't safe to live in.
NYC Dept. Of Buildings Warns Of High Winds, Orders Cranes, Sites To Be SecuredThe Department of Buildings is warning New York City builders, contractors and property owners that gusty winds could create hazardous conditions Wednesday morning.
Harlem Residents: Offline Elevator Has Forced Physically Challenged People To Stairs For WeeksThe consequences of a tragic elevator accident in Brooklyn earlier this month has made life miserable for some elderly and disabled residents of Manhattan.
CBS2 Demanding Answers: Mold-Infested Home In Queens May Force Neighbors To MoveA Department of Buildings inspector stopped by the house Thursday morning, slapping HSBC with another violation for failing to maintain the building.
Buildings Department Revokes License For Contractor With Over $600,000 In FinesThe buildings department said work could could be stopped at more than 400 jobs until a new general contractor can be found.
Residents Complain Of Neighbor Keeping Plane In Driveway Of Long Island HomeHarold Guretzky doesn't want to pay the $150 storage fee for the plane at Republic Airport.
Chunk Of Façade Plummets From Building Near Union SquareInspectors are trying to figure out how a piece of a facade fell off a building near Union Square.
Lawsuit: Contractor 'Bad Ass Inc.' Built Unlivable Homes In The Bronx; City Turned Blind EyeA group of Bronx homeowners filed a lawsuit Tuesday, claiming the city Department of Buildings did nothing to stop a contractor that goes by the name Bad Ass Inc. from building uninhabitable homes.
Manhattan DA: Arrests Made In Widespread Building Inspector Bribery SchemeProsecutors say landlords handed out cash to try to make housing violations go away as part of a sweeping bribery case involving property owners and building inspectors.

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