Glenn Corbett

One World Trade Center (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

City Planning Commission Approves Plan For Evacuation Elevators In High-Rise Buildings

A unanimous vote on Wednesday by the City Planning Commission has paved the way for high-rise office buildings to add evacuation elevators.

03/18/2015

The Funtown Amusement Pier collapses during the massive fire that destroyed part of the boardwalk and surrounding businesses in Seaside Park, N.J. (Photo: CBS 2)

Experts: Wind, Wooden Structure Created Worst-Case Scenario In Seaside Park

Winds were raging and fire experts said that conditions along the boardwalk created the perfect storm that resulted in a worst case scenario.

09/13/2013

A firefighter speaks to passengers trapped in an elevator at 181st Street on April 8, 2011. (credit: YouTube)

YouTube Video Shows People Trapped In Elevator At 181st St. Subway Station

A group of 28 straphangers got the scare of their lives in Washington Heights.

04/11/2011