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Long Island City »

Operator and Contractor Cited in Long Island City Crane Collapse

The collapse occurred at the construction site of a luxury high-rise Jan. 9, injuring seven workers.

Long Island City »

Crane Collapse at Long Island City Construction Site Hurts 7

A crane collapsed at 46th Avenue and Center Boulevard Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

Midtown »

Collapsed Crane at West 57th Street Secured

The crane became disabled as Hurricane Sandy approached the city Monday.

Midtown »

NYPD Escorts Residents and Hotel Guests Back to West 57th Street Block

The area around ONE57 has been closed since a crane there partially collapsed during Hurricane Sandy.

Midtown »

Collapsed Midtown Crane is Stable, But Block Still Closed

The crane has been dangling over West 57th Street since Hurricane Sandy began battering the city Monday.

Midtown »

High Winds Prevent Crews from Securing 57th St. Crane

Gas and water were cut to the area amid fears the crane could fall, FDNY said.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Construction Resumes After Deadly Crane Collapse at MTA Site

MTA officials said work resumed on the 7 Train extension on Monday afternoon.

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.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

MTA Suspends Work at Site of Fatal Crane Collapse

The crane collapse killed Michael Simmermeyer, 30, and injured several others on Tuesday night.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Crane Collapse Kills Worker at MTA's 7 Train Construction Site

A crane collapsed at West 34th Street and 11th Avenue on Tuesday evening, fire officials said.

Downtown »

James Lomma Under Watch Before Crane Collapse, Former DOB Official Says

A former Department of Buildings executive testified that James Lomma was being investigated.  

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Dad of Crane Collapse Victim Calls Company Owner 'Coward'

Donald Leo Sr. took the witness stand Wednesday to describe what he saw the day his son died.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

UES Crane Collapse Company Owner Concerned About 'Bottom Line,' DA Says

James Lomma allegedly caused the deaths of crane operator Donald Leo and sewer worker Ramadan Kurtaj.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Stagehands Injured in Mini-Crane Accident at Jazz At Lincoln Center

Three people were injured when a Genie Lift that they were working on Jazz at Lincoln Center at the Time Warner Center at tipped over Friday afternoon.