New Facade Laws Take Effect Today Following Deadly CollapsesThe changes follow a series of collapses, including one near Times Square that killed 60-year-old architect Erica Tishman.
Queens Building Issued Another Violation After Falling Plywood Kills Woman On SidewalkA 67-year-old grandmother was walking on the sidewalk when the plywood knocked her to the ground yesterday in Flushing.
'They Don't Care About Pedestrians': Why Didn't NYC Act Sooner Before Building's Falling Facade Killed Erica Tishman?The DOB swept some 1,300 buildings since Tuesday that needed immediate facade work, but why did it take a tragedy for one building to act?
MTA Tells NYC To Back Off Brooklyn Homeowners, Residents Not Responsible For Fixing Subway Retaining WallOn Friday, MTA officials said they are legally responsible for maintaining the wall and not homeowners who live along the B and Q subway lines.
The Hidden Danger Growing In New York's Fire EscapesCBS2 is demanding answers after a shocking tour revealed just how dangerous the city’s emergency escape routes have become.
Tenants Left Without Gas For Months Finally Getting Building RepairedFrustrated tenants in an Elmhurst apartment are finally getting some help after they were left without gas to cook with for almost nine months.
City Warns Of High Winds, Orders Cranes, Sites To Be SecuredThe New York City Department of Buildings is warning property owners, contractors and crane operators about high winds that could create hazardous conditions Tuesday afternoon.
Exclusive: Families Out In The Cold Due To New RegulationsExperts say new regulations and fees put in place by the New York City Department of Buildings in the wake of the deadly explosion on Second Avenue in March of 2015 are to blame for keeping the gas at one Staten Island family's home off since a minor leak was repaired Tuesday.
DA: Unqualified Workers Hired To Complete Safety Logs At NYC Construction SitesManhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced that two companies and seven people have been indicted on charges that include grand larceny, fraud and forgery.
Brooklyn Residents Shaken Over Nearby Construction They Say Has Damaged HomesResidents in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn say they've endured months of house-shaking construction related to the construction of a nearly 200-bed homeless shelter on East 45th Street.
Snow Held Off But Wind Advisory In Effect Across RegionWinds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts between 45 and 50 mph are possible, according to the National Weather Service.