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NYC crane accident followed several others in recent years

NEW YORK— A construction crane collapse that killed one person and injured three others Friday in New York City followed a number of crane accidents in recent years in the nation's biggest city. —May 2008: Another tower crane snapped, fell apart and crashed into an apartment building on Manhattan's Upper East Side, killing the crane operator and a construction...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press
Canadians still love NYC real estate

Canadians accounted for almost a third of the $25.6 billion in foreign capital that poured into Manhattan commercial properties last year.
Source: Reuters
One dead in downtown NYC crane collapse

The crane had been working at the former Western Union building, a New York City landmark.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Everett Rosenfeld
New streetcar at heart of NYC mayor's State of City speech

He unveiled plans to build a 16- mile streetcar line that will connect the waterfronts of Brooklyn and Queens, formerly gritty industrial areas that have been transformed into bustling residential neighborhoods. "We're now seeing explosive growth on the waterfront in Brooklyn and Queens," he said. They noted the streetcar system was badly needed in the...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press
Apple honored for helping preserve NYC historic structures

NEW YORK— Apple is being recognized for its contribution to preserving historic structures in New York City. The New York Landmarks Conservancy has named Apple the recipient of its 2016 Chairman's Award. Apple has stores in four historic buildings: in Grand Central Terminal, in the Upper East Side and SoHo historic districts and in the historic Meatpacking...
Source: The Associated Press
NYC mayor wants to boost solar power capacity five-fold

NEW YORK— New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase the solar power capacity of city-owned buildings five-fold. The push comes as part of a commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the country's most populous city by 80 percent by 2050.. As part of the new initiative, panels will be placed on 88 additional buildings, including 66 schools, the Queens...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press
Shark Tank's Herjavec: The biggest cyber threats of 2016  

Shark Tank host and cyber security-expert Robert Herjavec discusses the cyber-security trends that businesses and individuals need to know in 2016. He speaks to CNBC from the Mr. Purple cocktail bar in NYC.
Source: CNBC.com
Investigative reporter David Caruso named AP NYC news editor

NEW YORK— David B. Caruso, a national investigative reporter with wide experience in government accountability and data journalism over nearly 15 years with The Associated Press, has been named New York City news editor. The appointment was announced Tuesday by James Martinez, the cooperative's state editor for New York, and Karen Testa, editor for the east...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By The Associated Press
Uber drivers in NYC protest company's fare cut

NEW YORK— Uber drivers in New York City called Monday for a strike to protest the company's decision to cut fares by 15 percent, as drivers rallied at the ride-sharing app's New York headquarters. The company has roughly 30,000 registered vehicles in New York City. Uber drivers aren't unionized in New York.
Source: The Associated Press
NYC jury hears details of modern masters forgery scandal

NEW YORK— In the latest chapter of a scandal that's jolted New York's art world, a federal jury is hearing about a Chinese immigrant who forged fakes of modern masters such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko in his garage, a once-reputable Manhattan gallery that sold them and the wealthy buyers who paid millions for the knockoffs. "I got a fake painting for $8.3...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By TOM HAYS, Associated Press