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Three girls between the ages of 9 and 13 were struck by this van in Flatlands, Brooklyn on Tuesday, July 2, police said. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Driver Strikes Mom, 2 Kids In Brooklyn; 1 Girl Dead

A driver of an allegedly stolen minivan lost control Wednesday and struck a mother and two children on a sidewalk in Flatlands, Brooklyn, killing one of the girls, police said.

07/02/2014

Staten Island Car Into Pedestrians

Driver Held After Allegedly Striking 2 Women, Killing 1, On Staten Island

A driver was in police custody late Monday afternoon, after he allegedly drove on the sidewalk and hit two women – leaving one dead – on Staten Island.

06/09/2014

Cellar Door Fall

Pedestrian Hurt After Falling Into Sidewalk Cellar Doors In East Harlem

A pedestrian was left seriously injured Monday afternoon, after falling into open cellar doors on a sidewalk in East Harlem.

06/02/2014

A Long Island homeowner says he has been ordered to fix a flaw in his sidewalk that is barely visible. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sidewalk Snafu Pits Homeowner Against The Town Of Oyster Bay

Is it a matter of sidewalk safety, or government going too far? A homeowner has been ordered to fix a flaw that is barely visible.

09/24/2013

Broken Brooklyn Sidewalk

Brooklyn Tire Shop Owner: City Is Making Me Pay For Sidewalk I Didn’t Break

A Brooklyn business owner has been forced by the city to cough up $30,000 to have his sidewalk repaired – but he says it is the city’s fault that the sidewalk is broken.

07/02/2013

Citi Bike racks at 99 Bank Street in the West Village - April 30, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

West Village Apartment Building Sues Over Bike Share Racks

There have been press conferences and angry flyers slapped on Citi Bike racks, but one West Village apartment building is apparently the first legal challenge to them.

04/30/2013

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

Residents in Queens want the DOT to fix their broken sidewalks and curbs. (credit: CBS 2)

Frustrating Waiting Game Continues For Queens Residents With Damaged Curbs

State Sen. Tony Avella is calling on the city to provide more funding for curb and sidewalk repair and reduce the enormous wait time that residents are experiencing.

12/30/2011

Macy's Herald Square (credit: Kristin&Joe via Flickr.com)

Report: Pedestrian Traffic On The Rise In NYC

One study found 350,000 pedestrians a day in Times Square. There were 97,000 on Main Street in Flushing, Queens, and 80,000 on East Fordham Road in the Bronx.

12/07/2011

Macy's Herald Square (credit: Kristin&Joe via Flickr.com)

Study: NYC Sidewalks Getting More Crowded

The DOT sends teams to 50 locations around the city twice a year to gauge pedestrian volume, and they said the city’s sidewalks have become more crowded this year than at any time in the part five years.

08/06/2011

Great Kills sidewalk

Staten Island Residents Furious Over Bill NYC Sent For Sidewalk Repair

They were stuck with the bill. There was and frustration Friday for some Staten Island homeowners who say the city damaged their sidewalks, then made them pay to fix it.

07/29/2011

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Falling Bricks From Manhattan Building Force Street Closure

No injuries have been reported after the bricks fell from 40 West 38th Street Monday afternoon.

02/28/2011

The Deer Park Long Island Rail Road Station - Deer Park, NY - File / Photo: MTA

Long Island Woman Fights For More Sidewalks

Trucks, cars, and minivans rush by you at high speeds on Long Island Avenue in Deer Park.

10/21/2010

Queens residents say they called 311 to get their crumbling curbs fixed, and instead of agreeing to do that work, the city slapped them with demands to fix cracked sidewalks.

Queens Residents’ Call To 311 Could Cost Them Thousands

Homeowners in Queens say they turned to the city for help and ended up with an expensive headache, as a call to 311 could end up costing them $5,000 or more.

10/16/2010