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.
Retired EMS assistant chief John McFarland was revered within the FDNY, and today he is being laid to rest after dying from a brain tumor linked to his service after the attacks of 9/11.
Firefighters frantically searched through the pile of concrete, pulling five workers out. Investigators said concrete being poured between the metal pillars buckled the building.
Four people were treated after more than 100 people were evacuated from 330 West 42nd Street.
They said a red, 2001 Yamaha motorcycle went over the guide rail and fell nearly 20 feet to the lower roadway.
A gruesome accident at a public school in Jamaica left a young boy with a horrible injury. What happened next – or, actually, what didn’t happen next – may be even worse, the boy’s mother said.
Police say a Manhattan man has been arrested on assault charges in the death of his 63-year-old mother.
Police said a woman was stabbed multiple times in the back early Saturday morning in Manhattan.
Authorities want to speak to 30-year-old Rashawn Blakes about the killing of a 23-year-old Brooklyn man, found with gunshot wounds to his torso last Friday.
Friday’s storm was nothing like the blizzard that paralyzed the city, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg was determined to show people he can learn from his mistakes and that he can’t be “snowed” twice in two weeks.
A winter storm that dumped nearly 2 feet of snow on New York City is also whipping up criticism about how the city handled the job.
A 29-year-old man is recovering from serious burns after being attacked with acid on the Upper East Side.
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