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Crane Collapse in Long Island City, Queens - Jan. 9, 2013 (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Crane Operator Cited In Long Island City Collapse

A 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.

01/30/2013

A Buildings Department inspection sticker on the outside of Noah Rosenblum's home in the South Beach section of Staten Island - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

After Sandy, Color Means Everything For Staten Island Homes

In damaged neighborhoods in the city, there’s something of a pecking order based on color in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.

11/20/2012

The facade of the building that collapsed on Carlton Avenue, killing one worker on Sept. 10, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Stunned Onlookers Describe Frightening Brooklyn Building Collapse

The 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.

09/10/2012

North Haledon, NJ (credit: Maggie Magee Molino)

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.

07/26/2012

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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.

06/12/2012