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A woman fell through this grate on Second Avenue and 60th Street on Jan. 11, 2013. She suffered only minor injuries. (Photo: CBS 2)

Passersby Shocked At Hole That Left Woman 6 Feet Under Sidewalk

A gaping hole remained in the sidewalk Saturday morning, after the concrete caved in and left a woman injured the day before.

01/12/2013

Workers at the scene of a blast on 72nd Avenue and 2nd Avenue following a blast gone awry on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Second Avenue Subway Blasting Resumes At 72nd Street Station

On Thursday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that all blasting for the project will now be subject to more scrutiny and protections.

09/14/2012

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Work Halted At 2nd Avenue Subway Site As Blast Investigation Under Way

Human error is being looked at as a possible cause of an underground explosion that rocked the Upper East Side Tuesday.

08/22/2012

Traffic in New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Not The Best Day To Drive In NYC As Street Fairs And Block Parties Cause Traffic

Tri-State area residents are encouraged to avoid driving in New York City on Saturday, if possible. It is widely advised to take mass transit, as numerous events will cause several street closures.

06/09/2012

Subway tracks are seen in New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Straphangers Campaign, Transportation Alternatives Denounce MTA Capital Plan

Albany leaders have agreed to fund the last three years of the MTA’s current five-year capital plan, but it could mean fare hikes down the line.

03/27/2012

FDNY (file / credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

FDNY To Hold Emergency Response Exercise On Wednesday

The FDNY will hold the exercise for the Second Avenue subway from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday.

10/18/2011

Manhattan Bike Lane (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC DOT Installs Controversial Bike Lanes On High-Traffic First And Second Avenues In Manhattan

There’s more bike bedlam in New York City, as the Department of Transportation starts installing new bike lanes in heavy traffic areas on First and Second Avenues in Manhattan.

07/07/2011

2nd Avenue subway construction (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Say Smell, Dust Coming From 2nd Avenue Subway Construction

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has written the MTA asking for air tests at the construction site.

06/26/2011

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Police Seek Black Sedan In Fatal East Harlem Hit-And-Run

Police say the driver of a black sedan struck a 58-year-old woman and sped off with her on the hood of the car.

02/04/2011

Elain Kaufman in 2004/Getty

Owner Of Famed Elaine’s Restaurant Wanted Ashes Scattered

The late owner of Manhattan’s famed Elaine’s restaurant was a strong-willed woman, but may not get her way when it comes to where she wished to be laid to rest.

01/08/2011

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Police Trying To Find Manhattan Wheelchair Bandit

Police are asking for help to find a man wanted in connection with the theft of a tourist’s motorized wheelchair.

08/17/2010

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