Long Island City
The crane that collapsed across a building in Long Island City, Queens on Wednesday afternoon was attempting to lift more than twice as much weight as was approved, according to a preliminary investigation from the city’s Buildings Department.
The neck of the 380-foot mobile crane crashed through the top of the wooden first floor of the site, officials said.
While getting around may be easier since Superstorm Sandy, paying a reasonable price for gas is not – at least at some locations CBS 2 found.
The NYPD was searching Wednesday evening for the suspect who robbed four different banks around Queens between July and just this past Saturday.
Six thousand volunteers turned out Saturday morning to paint, plant and sort books at schools in all five boroughs as part of New York Cares Day.
The NYPD has launched a search for a thief who has been snatching iPhones on the streets of Astoria, Queens, and in the busy Court Square subway station in Long Island City.
In a statement, the Department of Education said new fixtures will be ordered soon but cautioned that it could take up to two months before work begins to replace the light fixtures.
The Obama administration announced in June it would stop deporting many illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.
The heat couldn’t keep more than 1,000 people from setting up camp in the streets of Queens to get their hands on a piece of paper that could ultimately land them their dream job.
For Doris Nowillo-Suda and her husband, it has been a painful three-and-a-half years without her father, who was killed so senselessly.
If you’re driving around Midtown Manhattan, you may have recently noticed a litttle more go and a little less stop in your ride.
We are exploring New York’s new “it” neighborhood… its incredible waterfront parks, remnants of its industrial past, then we are chowing down on award winning burnt tips and foie gras, melt in your mouth macaroons.
At a time when gas prices typically rise, they are forecast to drop. “We saw the price of crude oil drop by $9 as of Monday, and that’s the highest one-week drop this year,” Robert Sinclair, Jr. of AAA said. “With it will come gasoline prices.”
Mayor Michael Bloomberg celebrated the opening Wednesday of the new headquarters of JetBlue Airways, located in the historic Brewster Building in Long Island City, Queens.
The NYPD is now looking for 31-year-old Peter Kim, who authorities say is the perpetrator of the Queens scam, which was advertised on Craigslist.