Roof

Zennebe Milton says crews were supposed to repair the roof of another house, but instead ripped open the roof of her home in Canarsie, Brooklyn and left it leaking. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets Results: Crews Repair Roof After Ripping Open Wrong House In Brooklyn

A homeowner in Brooklyn was getting some relief at last Friday, after her roof erupted in massive leaks when contractors came to the wrong house and ripped it open.

10/10/2014

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Woman, Two Teens Leap Off Of Roof To Escape Lodi House Fire

A woman and her two teenage children jumped about eight feet off a roof and over a fence after a balloon sparked a fire in their Lodi home.

08/14/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Found Dead On Roof Of Elevator In Flushing, Queens

A man was found dead Wednesday on the roof of an elevator in Flushing, Queens.

08/06/2014

A fire broke out on Tuesday, July 1, at a building at West 10th Street and Waverly Place in the West Village. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Roars On Roof Of West Village Apartment Building

Flames engulfed the roof of a West Village apartment building late Tuesday afternoon, but fire crews quickly extinguished the blaze.

07/01/2014

Police at the scene of a robbery at a deli in Queens on May 19, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Robbers Tear Hole In Roof Of Queens Deli

They then pried open the ATM and stole more than $3,400, according to police.

05/19/2014

A building collapse at the West Rock Indoor Sports and Entertainment Complex in Nanuet on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Heavy Snow Causing Roofs To Collapse Across Tri-State Area

Authorities say heavy, wet snow is putting a serious strain on many buildings around the area.

02/14/2014

Police are looking for a suspect who they said broke into a store in the Bronx by cutting a hole in the roof on May 16, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Cut Hole In Roof, Burglarized Bronx Store

The suspect cut a hole in the roof of Exclusive Beauty Supply on Jerome Avenue and stole the cash register and other property, police said.

05/29/2013

Salon de Ning

New York’s 13 Best Rooftop Bars & Lounges

With the warm weather finally rolling in, we know you’re looking to find the best outdoor watering holes around. Why not head to the roof?

CBS New York–05/02/2013

Police said a Ruger revolver was recovered from a shooting scene in Brooklyn on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Brooklyn Teen Shot By Cops Was Firing Blanks

Police were responding to a report of gunfire from a rooftop on Atlantic Avenue just after 9:35 p.m. Monday when they encountered two suspects.

02/13/2013

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NYPD: Suspect Cuts Holes In Rooftops, Burglarizes Stores In Queens

The suspect is wanted in connection with three commercial break-ins back in December, police said.

01/31/2013

Brooklyn construction accident (credit: CBS 2)

Man Killed, Four Injured In Gerritsen Beach Construction Accident

“There were five men working on the roofing project at this stage. We believe that three were carrying material or working on the roof at the time,” said Commissioner Robert LiMandri.

04/03/2012

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

Roof Repair - File / Photo: AP

New Jersey Residents Begin Roof Repairs After Harsh Winter

The harsh winter’s effects on homes and lawns has given way to a busy spring for contractors.

04/04/2011

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Firefighters Work To Bring Yonkers Blaze Under Control

Firefighters responded to the blaze at the five-story building at St. Andrews Place Thursday.

01/20/2011

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Witnesses: Teens Toss Rocks Off Roof In Harlem

Several cars were damaged, but nobody was hurt.

11/03/2010

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