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Five people were injured when a ferry struck the wrong pier in Jersey City, N.J. on Nov. 29, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Crewmembers In Jersey City Ferry Mishap Pass Alcohol Tests

The three crewmembers of a ferry boat that hit a pier in Jersey City passed alcohol tests shortly afterward, officials said.

11/30/2013

The spire on top of One World Trade Center was test lit for the first time on Friday night. (Credit CBS 2)

Spire On Top Of One World Trade Center Test Lit For The First Time

The spire and beacon stand 408 feet tall. The spire can be seen from up to 50 miles away when it is lit on a clear night.

11/08/2013

Financial District Stroller Alley

Battle Heats Up Over Probation Office Proposed For Financial District

There was outrage Wednesday in a downtown neighborhood known as “stroller alley.” Residents are fighting to stop probation offices from moving onto the same street as daycare centers and preschools.

11/06/2013

Zuccotti Park on November 4, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Judge: OWS Protesters Can’t Sue Zuccotti Park Owners Over Police Sweep

A federal judge said this week that people upset over the police crackdown on the Occupy Wall Street encampment in 2011 cannot sue the company that owns the Financial District plaza where the raid took place.

09/28/2013

Firefighters battle a blaze in lower Manhattan on Monday, March 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Building That Caught Fire Twice Being Demolished

A building on Fulton Street in the Financial District was being demolished Tuesday, after two fires broke out on consecutive days, according to a published report.

03/26/2013

Generic fire (credit: Clip Art)

4-Alarm Fire Sweeps Through Financial District Building

An extra-alarm fire ripped through a building in the Financial District Sunday morning, according to published reports.

03/17/2013

Manhattan Robberies

Cops: Man Holds Up 4 Manhattan Businesses In One Day

Police on Monday said a man used the tactics of a bank robber to hold up not only an actual bank, but also stores and restaurants, from Midtown to the Financial District during one day last week.

03/11/2013

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Officials: Flooding Likely Sparked Electrical Fire In Financial District Building

Fire officials were investigating Saturday morning after a blaze broke out at a storm-damaged skyscraper in Lower Manhattan.

11/24/2012

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Fire Breaks Out At Financial District Building Damaged By Sandy

A fire broke out Friday morning at an office skyscraper in Lower Manhattan that was badly damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

11/23/2012

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Two Weeks After Sandy Small Businesses Continue To Suffer

When Sandy hit, dozens of downtown buildings went dark and thousands of employees were relocated. For small businesses like restaurants and salons those relocated employees make up a large portion of the customer base.

11/12/2012

Scene of the crash at 45 Broad Street (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Man Killed After Pickup Truck Plows Into Pedestrians In Financial District

A pickup truck plowed into a group of people Thursday afternoon, pinning a man to a building at 45 Broad Street in the Financial District around 1:30 p.m.

08/23/2012

New York Stock Exchange NYSE

After Irene, New York Stock Exchange Will Open Monday

Operators of the historic Big Board and other major U.S. exchanges said they plan to open for trading as usual. Their announcements came after city officials said damage from Tropical Storm Irene wasn’t as severe as feared in New York’s financial district.

08/28/2011

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Police Seek Suspect Wanted In 10 Manhattan Muggings

Police said in each incident the suspect indicates that he has a gun while usually demanding money or cell phones before fleeing on foot.

06/24/2011

Financial District sex attack

Sex Attack Stuns Residents In Financial District

The search for a sexual predator that attacked a woman near the Financial District in lower Manhattan intensified on Thursday. Police not only have the suspect’s description, they have his picture.

06/09/2011

MTA Logo  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Plans To Sell Headquarters, 2 Other Buildings

The agency hopes to reap more than $150 million from the deal. The three 20-story buildings are located next to Grand Central Terminal.

04/21/2011

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