A contractor was killed Thursday morning after plunging five stories down an elevator shaft in Queens.
The Department of Buildings told 1010 WINS the elevator sheave malfunctioned causing the hoist ropes to snap.
Police on Friday were asking to help them find two suspects who robbed a woman at gunpoint in a Coney Island, Brooklyn elevator.
Police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect they say raped a woman in the stairwell of a Bronx building.
The incident occurred at 240 Madison Street within the LaGuardia Housing complex around 11:10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23.
Police on Monday were searching for two men and a woman who allegedly robbed a man in an elevator on the Lower East Side.
Oneil Borgella, 36, faces robbery, menacing and other charges, police said.
Police Tuesday evening were searching for a suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in a Queens public housing development.
Police on Sunday were searching for a man who groped a woman in the Roosevelt Avenue subway station in Jackson Heights, Queens.
A 69-year-old woman was attacked and robbed this week in elevator in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.
Touro College wants one of two elevators at its Upper West Side apartment building slowed down to help students comply with Sabbath rules against operating machinery.
The city said it has been receiving complaints about the elevator since 2012, and residents said they have been begging for help.
The incident occurred last Friday around 4 p.m. at a building on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Her mother said the elevators in their high-rise building on Surf Avenue and 24th Street have been out of order for months, leaving the 8-year-old a virtual prisoner in their third floor apartment.
A man was caught by police trying to rape a 74-year-old woman Tuesday in the James Weldon Johnson Houses public housing development in East Harlem.