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New York Crane Collapse

Sandy Coverage: A Manhattan Perspective (VIDEO)

Michael Kay | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Michael Kay

I wanted to capture the city in the lead-up to, during and after Hurricane Sandy; the following reports give a resident's account over the two days of chaos. Incidentally, the building whose façade collapsed was half a block away and across the road from my apartment.

WTC Accident Sparks Move For Lighter Cranes Throughout City

| Posted 03.13.2012 | New York

By Julie Shapiro LOWER MANHATTAN — The city is ordering contractors to lighten the weight carried by cranes across the five boroughs in the wake...

William Rapetti, Crane Rig Contractor, Faces Trial For Deadly Crane Collapse

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — It was one of the nation's deadliest construction crane accidents: A 200-foot-tall rig crashed down on a dense city block, killing se...

New York Crane COLLAPSE: Strikes 25-Story Building Near Wall Street

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A listing crane has struck a 25-story building near Wall Street, crumbling its facade and leading to evacuations at five buildings. T...

James Lomma, Owner Of Crane Company, Indicted For Deadly 2008 Collapse

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A construction crane owner got a bargain-basement repair job on a giant rig, which fell apart and killed two workers when the fix fai...

James Delayo, Senior NYC Crane Inspector, Accused Of Corruption

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — A senior city buildings official signed off on crane inspections he didn't perform and helped crane operators cheat on licensing exam...

NYC crane collapses into street, kills 2 workers

AP | AMY WESTFELDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — A construction crane snapped and smashed into an apartment building with a thunderous roar Friday, killing two workers in the city's ...

Falling Cranes and New York's Growing Pains

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Events like this morning's disaster will happen again and again because in Bloomberg's New York a crane hangs dangerously over the world below every few blocks.

New York City Crane Collapse - Updated News and Information

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Update, Thursday 4:30 p.m.: A city building inspectgor has been charged with falsifying an inspection report regarding the crane which collapsed last...

Eyewitness: NYC Crane Collapse

Michelle Kung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michelle Kung

Hi, my name's Michelle, and a gigantic white crane crashed into my apartment building Saturday afternoon. How was your weekend?