CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

High-Rise

Michael Todd Cohen, Daniel McClung

Husband Of Man Killed In High-Rise Fire Remains In Burn Unit

The husband of a man killed in a Hell’s Kitchen high-rise fire remained hospitalized Tuesday night, and his family said he was beginning “the long road to physical and emotional recovery.”

01/07/2014

An extra-alarm fire broke out in the high-rise at 500 W. 43rd St. Sunday. (Credit: Keith Lowry /NYCFireWire)

FDNY: Cause Of Fatal Manhattan High-Rise Fire Was Electrical

It happened around 11 a.m. Sunday in an apartment on the 20th floor of a building at 43rd Street and 10th Avenue.

01/06/2014

Generic fire (credit: Clip Art)

Murray Hill High-Rise Fire Leaves 1 Person Injured

One person was injured early Saturday when a fire broke out in a 14-story building in Murray Hill.

11/30/2013

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Police Shoot Man After Standoff In Bronx High-Rise

A man has been charged with multiple counts, after police shot and wounded him following a standoff in a Bronx apartment building.

05/13/2013

Melrose, Bronx High-Rise Fire

37 Residents Injured In Bronx High-Rise Fire

At least 10 people were injured Saturday morning in a fire in the Melrose section of the Bronx.

04/13/2013

Upper East Side Fire

Upper East Side High-Rise Fire Leaves 19 Injured

Thirteen people were injured early Saturday in an extra-alarm fire that broke out in an Upper East Side high-rise.

03/09/2013

Lower East Side Fire

Fire Rips Through Floor Of Lower East Side High-Rise

A fire broke out Friday evening in a high-rise on the Lower East Side, and the raging flames were captured on camera.

03/02/2013

Credit CBS 2

Living Large: A Brand New 5th Ave High-Rise

In this edition of Living Large CBS 2′s Emily Smith takes you on a tour of a, $18-million apartment in a brand new high-rise on 5th Ave.

02/14/2013

A crane arm damaged by Sandy dangling over West 57th Street as seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Limited Police Escorts Available For Residents, Hotel Guests Evacuated Near Midtown Dangling Crane

The New York City Department of Emergency Management announced Thursday afternoon that residents and hotel guests who were forced to evacuate due to the crane collapse will be escorted into the buildings by the NYPD to retrieve ‘absolute necessities’ such as medication.

11/01/2012

Newt Gingrich speaks at a town hall meeting - Staten Island, NY - Dec 3, 2011 (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Gingrich Calls New Yorkers Who Live In High Rises, Ride The Subway ‘Elites’

Many New Yorkers aren’t happy with Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich after a comment he made about residents of the Big Apple earlier this week while stumping in Nevada.

02/04/2012

Heavy smoke pours from the roof of 11 Madison Ave. on September 10, 2011.

Heavy Smoke From NYC High-Rise Roof Causes Brief Scare On Eve Of 9/11 Anniversary

No injuries were reported in the blaze at 11 Madison Ave., near Madison Avenue Park Saturday afternoon. The cause has yet to be determined.

09/10/2011

Upper West Side Building Fire (credit: CBS 2)

Several People Injured In Early Morning Fire On Upper West Side

Residents of a high-rise that caught fire Friday said they were trapped inside the burning building because emergency doors were locked. They also claim smoke alarms and sprinklers weren’t working.

04/15/2011