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Crane Fatally Crushes Construction Company Owner at Midtown Site: Officials

Trevor Loftus, owner of a masonry construction company was killed about 11:44 a.m., officials said. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

PHOTOS: Developer Ready to Build Towers on New Land Over Train Tracks

Brookfield Properties completed a 120,000-square-foot concrete platform on the West Side.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

PHOTOS: Developer Builds Land Over Train Tracks on Manhattan's West Side

Brookfield is using a huge "horizontal crane" to build a platform over Hudson Yards' rail tracks. 

Midtown »

Second Crane Accident Left 7-Ton Block Dangling Over 57th Street

James Lomma, who was cleared in a fatal 2008 East Side crane collapse, owned the rig, officials said.

Midtown »

Tasty Gingerbread 'Hurricane Sandy Crane' Dangles at Midtown Hotel

Chefs at Le Parker Meridien hotel built a gingerbread model of the crane knocked down by Hurricane Sandy.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Crane Collapses at Hell's Kitchen Worksite

A crane collapsed on West 38th Street on Monday morning, officials and witnesses said.

Midtown »

Dangling 57th Street Crane Should be Secured by Monday, Mayor Says

Bloomberg said the block should be reopened to residents and businesses by Monday night.

East Harlem »

City Issues Stop Work Order at East Harlem Construction Site After Fire

The city issued a stop work order after a fire caused a crane in East Harlem to stop working.

Financial District »

Crane Carrying Beam Crashes Into 4 World Trade Center, Shattering Windows

A crane crash at the World Trade Center site is the second accident in two days.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Upper East Side Crane Boss Not Guilty in 2008 Collapse

James Lomma was acquitted of six charges, including manslaughter, in fatal 2008 UES crane collapse

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Cables of Collapsed Crane on 34th Street Not Examined in January Inspection

Cable section of inspection form crossed out by Department of Buildings employee, a report says.

Manhattan »

High Winds Could Stop Boat Traffic Under Damaged Brooklyn Bridge

The Coast Guard will restrict all travel beneath the Brooklyn Bridge if winds reach 27 miles per hour.

Manhattan »

Brooklyn Bridge Crane Crash Under Investigation by Coast Guard

The cause of a crane crashing into scaffolding on the Brooklyn Bridge is under investigation.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Brooklyn Bridge Reopened After Crane Crashed into Scaffolding

The Brooklyn Bridge was expected to be fully open for rush hour Wednesday following a crane accident.

Manhattan »

Brooklyn Bridge Scaffolding Struck by Boat Carrying Crane

A boat carrying a crane smashed into scaffolding underneath the Brooklyn Bridge Tuesday, officials said.