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Woman Celebrating 21st Birthday Killed in Williamsburg Bridge Crash (Updated)

A woman celebrating her 21st birthday was killed in a horrible crash overnight on the Williamsburg Bridge. …

Grand Street near Columbia Street; March 7, 2017.

Pedestrian Struck on Grand Street Tonight (Updated)

A pedestrian was struck this evening on Grand Street and transported to Bellevue Hospital. The accident occurred between Columbia Street and East Broadway. It …

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Missing: 80-Year-Old Resident of Catherine Street

Police have put out an alert this morning for a missing man on the Lower East Side.

He’s 80-year-old Yulen Zeng, who was last …

Photo: Two Bridges Tower.

Taxi Catches Fire on Manhattan Bridge

A taxi burst into flames on the Manhattan Bridge earlier today. While the accident caused major traffic delays, no one was injured. …


Breaking: Pedestrian Killed On Williamsburg Bridge (Updated)

#BREAKING#Brooklyn bound #WilliamsburgBridge shut down after man killed. @News12BK

— Katie Lusso (@KatieLusso) November 1, 2016

Police shut down the Williamsburg Bridge …


MTA Bus Strikes and Kills 73-Year-Old Woman Near Columbia Street (Updated)

A woman… was struck and killed by an MTA bus on the Lower East Side

— New York Daily News …

Photo: Channel 2.

J Train Conductor Assaulted at Essex Street Station This Morning (Updated)

A subway conductor was assaulted this morning on a J Train at the Essex Street station. The incident caused a major rush hour backup. …

Allen Street and Division Street.

Hit-and-Run Truck Driver Strikes Pedestrian on Allen Street

Police officers are on the scene at the intersection of East Broadway and Division streets today, where a pedestrian was badly hurt by a hit-and-run driver. …

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Fire on Roof of 190 Bowery Extinguished Tonight

Explosion then fire on Bowery & Spring

— Anthony Via Corrado (@ViaCorrado) August 8, 2016

A fire broke out earlier this …

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Rivington House Investigation: No Corruption, But Plenty of Incompetence

The city’s Department of Investigation has found no corruption by the de Blasio administration in its handling of the Rivington House matter. …

Lowline rendering by James Ramsey.

Breaking: Lowline Underground Park Proposal Wins City Approval

New York City officials tonight are announcing the initial approval of the Lowline underground park proposal in an abandoned former trolley site below Delancey Street. …

East Broadway this morning. Photo by Julie Huang.

Emergency Units on the Scene of Manhole Fire at 138 East Broadway

Thanks to Lo-Down readers Paul Cackler and Julie Huang for sending along photos from the scene on East Broadway this morning, where the block between Rutgers and Pike Street has been closed off due to a manhole fire. …

Sheldon Silver leaves court May 3, 2016 after sentencing hearing.

Sheldon Silver Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison

Former Lower East Assemblyman Sheldon Silver was sentenced this afternoon to 12 years in prison for federal corruption crimes. …


Photos: Crane Crashed Into 133 Essex St.

There was some excitement on Essex Street this afternoon and evening. A crane tipped into a condo building, 133 Essex St., the “man lift” …

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Construction Crane Tipped on Essex Street

It looks like a crane has tipped onto a building at 133 Essex St., near Rivington. Emergency vehicles are on the scene where the …