Crane Operator Cited In Long Island City CollapseA crane operator and a contractor didn't inspect equipment, failed to take proper precautions and ran the rig unsafely before it collapsed while building a New York City apartment tower and injured seven construction workers, officials said Wednesday.
After Sandy, Color Means Everything For Staten Island HomesIn damaged neighborhoods in the city, there's something of a pecking order based on color in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.
Stunned Onlookers Describe Frightening Brooklyn Building CollapseThe incident took place at around 9 a.m. at 214 Carlton Ave., in the Clinton Hill, where a new four-story building was being built.
Fast-Moving Storms Featuring Damaging Winds Leave Many Powerless In Tri-State While the storm was fast-moving, it did cause damage in the form of downed trees and power lines. In the aftermath of the weather, a number of roads are closed and area airports are still experiencing delays.
Tenants Of Bronx Building Evacuated After Fire Escape Fiasco Demand Answers Hundreds of people also demanded answers at a meeting Tuesday night after a week of living in hotels or staying with family. However, the property owner, Goldfarb Properties, was not present.

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