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Evacuation Order Remains In Effect For Some At Chelsea Building After Facade Collapse

The city Buildings Department said Thursday that one wing of the L-shaped, seven-story building remains under an evacuation order as contractors work to reinforce it. People were allowed back into the other wing Wednesday.

12/27/2012

Entrance To 655 6th Ave., Where Facade Collapsed (credit: Google Maps)

Residents Of Chelsea Apartment Building Evacuated After Facade Collapses

All residents of the building have been evacuated and the MTA has a bus on scene to help shelter the few dozen evacuees, according to the FDNY.

12/25/2012

Subway Train

A, D Subway Lines Rerouted After Wheel Reportedly Falls Off Train

A and D express trains were running on the local track Saturday, after a train reportedly lost a wheel on the Upper West Side.

12/22/2012

SWAT team leaves church after threat (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

All Clear Given After Newtown Church Was Evacuated Due To Threat

Police have since given the all clear, but at least a dozen police officers dressed in camouflage SWAT gear and carrying guns searched the church and adjacent buildings for an hour before announcing it was safe.

12/16/2012

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Science Lab Mishap Sickens 17 People At Hudson Valley High School

A chemical mishap in a high school science lab Tuesday sent more than two dozen people to hospitals to be checked out, and forced the evacuation of the school for the rest of the day.

12/04/2012

Sandy damage on Staten Island (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Staten Island Residents Return To Find Devastation

After nearly two weeks, some residents were just returning to Staten Island Saturday.

11/10/2012

Bellevue Hospital was evacuated on Oct. 31, 2012 due to damage by megastorm Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

Storm Damage Forces Evacuation Of Bellevue Hospital

Bellevue Hospital was evacuating 500 patients Wednesday due to damage from Superstorm Sandy.

10/31/2012

Ambulances line up to evacuate patients from NYU Hospital after Sandy knocked out power on Oct. 29, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Of Patients Safely Evacuated From NYU Medical Center; Research Reportedly Destroyed

EMTs from as far away as Florida and Texas are in New York helping out.

10/30/2012

NYU prepares to evacuate due to power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

NYU Hospital Evacuated After Backup Generator Goes Down

New York University Langone Medical Center was evacuated Monday night, after power went out and generators subsequently began to go down.

CBS New York–10/29/2012

Fire Island

Crowds Board Ferries Out Of Fire Island As Hurricane Nears

The resort community of Fire Island was one of the first areas to go under a mandatory evacuation order for Hurricane Sandy Sunday afternoon.

CBS New York–10/29/2012

Nassau County

Nassau County Residents Clear Out As Storm Moves In

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano said Sunday evening that police will be on the scene to protect the areas subjected to evacuation, and those that try to enter “will be arrested and put away immediately.”

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Rockaway Beach

Floodwaters Crash Onto Rockaway Beach As Sandy Rages

Rockaway Beach was on the list for areas of New York City deemed Zone A for evacuation purposes, and by Sunday night, Hurricane Sandy had sent the floodwaters rising.

10/28/2012

Battery Park City

Zone A Ordered Evacuated, Public Schools Closed Monday

Bloomberg warned residents who live in Zone A that all elevators in the zone will be shut down at 7 p.m. and urged residents to get to higher ground quickly, before subways and bus service is shut down.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Jersey City, NJ (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

Evacuation Order Issued For Low-Lying Areas Of Jersey City

A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for low-lying areas in Jersey City.

10/28/2012

Belmar, N.J.

All Residents Of Belmar, N.J. Ordered To Evacuate

All 5,900 residents of the town of Belmar, N.J. have been ordered to evacuate immediately.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

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