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Several People Rescued From University Heights Apartment Elevator

The Department of Buildings told 1010 WINS the elevator sheave malfunctioned causing the hoist ropes to snap.

05/15/2014

A sketch of a suspect in a rape in the University Heights section of the Bronx (credti: NYPD)/A sketch of a suspect wanted in a rape in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Women On Edge As Cops Hunt Suspects Sought In Separate Bronx Attacks

Police are looking for two suspects who they say are wanted for unrelated rapes in the Bronx.

04/03/2014

University Heights, Bronx Rape Suspect

Search On For Suspect In Rape In Bronx Stairwell

Police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect they say raped a woman in the stairwell of a Bronx building.

04/02/2014

Police are looking for a man who has been groping women in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Sought In Connection With String Of Bronx Touching Incidents

The NYPD has asked the public for help in tracking down a man wanted in connection with a series of forcible touching incidents in the Bronx.

03/22/2014

Bronx Forcible Touching Suspect

Search On For Forcible Touching Suspect In The Bronx

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a man who forcibly touched a woman in a Bronx apartment building lobby this past weekend.

03/10/2014

Bronx Truck Into Building

Cement Truck Crashes Into Bronx Building; Driver Killed

A cement truck crashed into a three-story residential building in the Bronx on Monday evening, leaving the driver dead and at least four people with injuries, authorities said.

01/20/2014

Bronx Bodies Found

3 Bodies Found In Burned Out Home In The Bronx

A demolition crew found three bodies in a vacant home that had been on fire a week earlier in the Bronx.

09/16/2013

Bronx Sex Assault Suspect (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Smelled Woman’s Feet During Sex Assault In The Bronx

Around 1:10 a.m. Friday, police said the suspect came up behind an 18-year-old woman on Sedgwick Avenue in University Heights and choked her to the ground. The suspect then took off the woman’s shoes and smelled her feet before fleeing the scene, police said.

09/05/2013

University Heights, Bronx Fire

Teenage Girl Charged With Setting Extra-Alarm Fire In The Bronx

A teenage girl from the Bronx was charged Sunday with setting her building on fire after an argument with her mother – leaving six firefighters injured and several people homeless.

04/07/2013

FILE - NYPD cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Man Shot By Police After Hitting Officer With Car In The Bronx

Charges were pending Tuesday night for a suspect shot by police in the Bronx, after he allegedly used his car as a weapon.

01/01/2013

Residents of 2400 Webb Avenue were ordered to vacate after the building's management company removed fire escapes as part of renovations. (credit: CBS 2)

Some Bronx Tenants Evacuated After Fire Escape Fiasco Allowed To Return Home

More than 70 families were forced to evacuate the building earlier this month after a contractor, who filed improper permits for renovations at the building, removed the fire escapes illegally.

06/27/2012

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Tenants Of Bronx Building Evacuated After Fire Escape Fiasco Demand Answers

Hundreds of people also demanded answers at a meeting Tuesday night after a week of living in hotels or staying with family. However, the property owner, Goldfarb Properties, was not present.

06/12/2012

Residents of 2400 Webb Avenue were ordered to vacate after the building's management company removed fire escapes as part of renovations. (credit: CBS 2)

Answers Still Few As Goldfarb Properties Avoids Discussing Bronx Fire Escapes Fiasco

The owners of an evacuated Bronx apartment building hunkered down Wednesday as residents and reporters demanded answers as to why they would remove fire escapes and render the entire structure unsafe.

06/06/2012

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Investigation: 2400 Webb Avenue Engineer, Owners Involved In Past Shady Dealings

The hunt was on Wednesday for the licensed engineer, Roland Draper, who filed improper permits for renovations at 2400 Webb Ave., in the Bronx, and as a result the fire escapes were removed illegally.

06/06/2012

Residents of 2400 Webb Avenue were ordered to vacate after the building's management company removed fire escapes as part of renovations. (credit: CBS 2)

Developing: University Heights Fire Escapes Fiasco Caused By Paperwork Foul-Up

Every apartment door was closed off and sealed with, of all things, orange towing signs. In the end, having no fire escapes throughout the building forced more than 200 residents to move.

06/05/2012

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