Violations, Partial Vacate Order Issued At Bronx Building After Deadly Railing CollapseOn Aug. 2, police say an 8-year-old girl was trying to squeeze between two granite columns when a 10-foot-long section of railing gave way.
8-Year-Old Bronx Girl Dies After Decorative Railing Collapses On HerIt happened Monday night at a building on Zerega Avenue near Tratman Avenue.
NYC Lawmakers Pushing To Overturn 1948 Law, Allow Drones To Do Building InspectionsCity officials are backing a plan to allow drones to inspect buildings. The move comes after an architect was tragically killed last week by falling facade from a building in Midtown.
Parents Of Man Killed In Manhattan Elevator Accident Still In Shock 3 Months LaterBefore the accident, the building had been fined for an elevator safety violation.
Brooklyn Homeowners Take Issue With City, Say Subway Line Retaining Wall Fixes Are MTA's ResponsibilityA war over an aging retaining wall in Brooklyn has neighbors fuming.
Family Of Manhattan Man Killed In Elevator Accident Plans To Sue Building's OwnersSamuel Charles Waisbren was crushed to death when he tried to exit the elevator inside his Kips Bay apartment building, but the elevator car suddenly dropped.
Still Shaken By Fatal Accident, Residents In Manhattan Building Now Worried About Lone Working ElevatorJust one week after a man died in a Midtown building, tenants say their only working elevator still has issues. They want more than just a fix. They want new elevators.
Shocking Elevator Death Drawing Renewed Attention To Safety And Legislation Awaiting Cuomo's PenAs the city investigates what caused last week's deadly elevator incident in Kips Bay, there's a renewed push for Cuomo to sign legislation that would make elevators safer statewide.
City Council Approves Moratorium On Fines For Awnings And Signs At Small BusinessesThe move follows a spike in complaints that left many store owners facing hefty $6,000 fines.
Small Business Owners Screaming Foul After Being Hit With Large Fines For Building SignsCould it be a sign of the times? Small business owners are being fined for the messaging above their stores. But why?
Willets Point Business Owners: We Are Being Evicted By NYC For No ReasonA lot of workers are about to lose their jobs. They got kicked out of their auto body shops by the landlord. The landlord … is New York City.
Sandy Victims' Latest Reason For Concern? Red-Tagged HomesIt's not just storm damage that's keeping one Staten Island woman out of her house. Her neighbor's home was hit even harder by Superstorm Sandy and is stalling efforts to make repairs.