Hard Rock Hotel News

Lawyer Says OSHA Looking into Arrest of Worker in New Orleans Hotel Collapse

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating allegations that the immigration arrest of a construction worker hurt in the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel construction site in New Orleans was retaliation for his reports about problems at the …

2 Unstable Cranes Felled at Site of Collapsed Hotel in New Orleans

Officials set off thundering explosions that toppled two cranes Sunday that had loomed precariously for days over a partially collapsed hotel in New Orleans, saying their controlled demolition went “exactly” as planned and efforts now would focus on retrieving two …

Possibility of Tropical Weather Adds to Worry at New Orleans Collapse Site

A tropical disturbance over Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is being eyed by New Orleans authorities, who fear it could become a tropical depression or storm that would topple a partially collapsed building and two huge construction cranes onto neighboring buildings at …

Unstable Building, Cranes Hamper Rescue After New Orleans Hotel Collapse

Rescue workers and search dogs moved gingerly through a dangerously unstable New Orleans hotel in a risky search for the only person still missing after the structure partially collapsed. Two people are known to have died in Saturday’s disaster and …

Collapse of Hotel in New Orleans Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Missing

A Hard Rock Hotel under construction at the edge of New Orleans’ historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday morning, leaving at least one person dead and three unaccounted for, authorities said. Nearby buildings were evacuated and officials said the building and …