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Debris Crashes Through Top Of Elevator Car Inside Queens Apartment Building

It happened at a building on 83rd Avenue near Queens Boulevard in Kew Gardens. Residents say the outside housing collapsed in the elevator shaft and slammed into the top of one of the cars.

01/28/2012

New York Times Building (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Firefighters Breach Wall In NYC Elevator Rescue

The Fire Department says the process took about an hour, and the person wasn’t hurt.

12/30/2011

Deloris Gillespie (credit: Councilwoman Letitia James)

Family Of Deloris Gillespie, Brooklyn Woman Burned Alive In Elevator, Speaks Out

“For someone to sit there and set someone on fire…a 73-year old mother — set on fire that’s ridiculous. I mean what is this country coming to?” said Gillespie’s son Everett.

12/29/2011

Suzanne Hart (credit: Facebook)

After Fatal Elevator Accident, NYC Building To Reopen Next Month

Y&R, the advertising agency formerly known as Young & Rubicam, says many of its companies at the 26-story office tower near Grand Central Terminal will return to the building Jan. 3.

12/23/2011

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Elevator Company Involved In Deadly Accident Sued Over Previous Incident

As investigators look into the company that worked on the elevator that killed Suzanne Hart last week in Midtown, it’s now known there is a lawsuit against the same firm over an incident in which another woman says she was seriously hurt.

12/19/2011

Suzanne Hart (credit: Facebook)

Midtown Building Remains Closed Following Fatal Elevator Accident

Authorities said Suzanne Hart, 41, was stepping inside the elevator when it suddenly shot upward with its doors still open.

12/18/2011

Suzanne Hart (credit: Facebook)

Officials To Probe Transel Elevator Inc. In Deadly Midtown Accident

The Department of Buildings said technicians from the company were doing electrical maintenance on the elevator hours before 41-year-old Suzanne Hart was crushed and killed.

12/15/2011

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DA: Elevator Repairman Indicted In SUNY Downstate Medical Center Incident

An elevator repairman has been indicted by a grand jury on criminal charges after a woman was severely injured at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

12/15/2011

Elevator Accident (credit: CBS 2)

Young & Rubicam Exec Suzanne Hart Killed In Freak Elevator Accident

Officials said a 41-year-old woman, identified by police as Suzanne Hart, was trying to get on the elevator on the first floor when it suddenly jerked upward. She was crushed between the elevator and the shaft.

12/14/2011

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NYPD Looking For Suspect Who Attacked Bronx Woman In Elevator

Police are looking for a suspect who they say repeatedly punched a woman inside of an elevator before taking her jewelry, cell phone and cash.

11/03/2011

230 West 38th Street, where the incident took place. (credit: CBS 2)

Worker Dies In 10-Story Fall Down Elevator Shaft In Midtown Office Building

An unidentified man in his 50s fell 10 stories down an elevator shaft just after 10 a.m., while he was apparently working inside a 18-story building located at 230 West 38th St.

09/23/2011

Empire State Building (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Empire State Building To Get Modernized Elevators

The office and retail tower and Otis Elevator Co., the nation’s best-known elevator manufacturer, were set to announce Thursday a partnership to replace and modernize the building’s elevators to bring them into the computer age and reduce passenger wait time.

06/16/2011

The scene outside an elevator accident in Chelsea on May 18, 2011 (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

22 Workers Injured When Elevator Drops 3 Floors In Chelsea

Authorities say a freight elevator dropped three floors to the ground at the Bed, Bath and Beyond on 6th Avenue near 18th Street around 7 a.m.

05/18/2011

Ice Pick Bandit (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Make Arrest In Ice Pick Bandit Case

Investigators confirm a man matching the description of the suspect was arrested in Bergen County over the weekend.

12/06/2010

Ice Pick Bandit (credit: CBS 2)

Stuy Town On Alert For Ice Pick Attacker

Investigators said the suspect who stands about 6-feet tall and has a close-cut beard is responsible for a total of six robberies.

12/03/2010

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