New York City Department of Buildings

Members of the media explore an outside terrace at the under-construction Whitney Museum on May 1, 2014. The Whitney site was not mentioned as one of the construction sites where alleged fraudulent inspections occurred. (Credit: Getty Images)

DA: Unqualified Workers Hired To Complete Safety Logs At NYC Construction Sites

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced that two companies and seven people have been indicted on charges that include grand larceny, fraud and forgery.


A construction crew works at the site of a future homeless shelter in the Flatlands sections of Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Residents Shaken Over Nearby Construction They Say Has Damaged Homes

Residents in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn say they’ve endured months of house-shaking construction related to the construction of a nearly 200-bed homeless shelter on East 45th Street.


Windy Weather (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Snow Held Off But Wind Advisory In Effect Across Region

Winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts between 45 and 50 mph are possible, according to the National Weather Service.


Damaged garage at 106 Fox Beach Avenue (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Staten Island Homes, Structures Badly Damaged By Sandy To Be Demolished

The homeowners have until Tuesday morning to issue any objections to the planned demolition.


A Queens family that had its house damaged by Hurricane Sandy says it received a "failure to maintain property" citation from the city. The problem is the tree that landed on their home was the city's property. (Photo: handout)

New York City Hits Sandy Victims With ‘Failure To Maintain’ Property Citation

Residents in one Queens neighborhood are crying foul after they were written up for failing to clean up the city’s own mess. It is yet another new complication in life after Superstorm Sandy.


FILE - A seriously damaged home is seen in the Midland Beach neighborhood of Staten Island on November 3, 2012. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Water Bills Suspended For Some NYC Hurricane Sandy Victims

New York City is temporarily suspending water bills for customers whose properties were severely damaged by the storm.


View from Nina Teicholz's 7th floor bedroom -- Redeemer Presbyterian Church Terrace and Reception Hall (credit: Al Jones)

Redeemer Presbyterian’s Expansion Causing Uproar On Upper West Side

Residents who live near the Redeemer Presbyterian Church at 150 W. 83rd Street aren’t counting their blessings when it comes to location.