Police are investigating a man's fatal fall down an elevator shaft in an Atlantic City high rise building.
Two separate elevator incidents left one man dead and two others injured in Queens and Manhattan yesterday. In the first incident, two workers transporting construction materials in a West Village elevator were injured when the elevator's cables snapped, causing it to fall half a floor and become wedged sideways in the shaft. [ more › ]
The body of the man, whose identity had not been released, was found on top of an elevator in an apartment building on Frame Place near Maple Ave. in Flushing, shortly after 1 p.m., police said.
A man fatally crushed by an elevator inside a Bronx public housing complex may have been riding the elevator like a "roller coaster," NYPD sources told the New York Post. Read more...
The young man who died after getting trapping in a Bronx building's elevator shaft yesterday morning was identified as 20-year-old Tino Morales. And police are now investigating whether he had been "surfing" on the elevator. [ more ...
Earlier this morning, a man in his 20s died after apparently getting trapped in a Bronx building's elevator shaft. [ more › ]
A 20-year-old man was found crushed to death in an elevator shaft at a Bronx public housing building early Monday, authorities said.
Wandering around Tribeca, you may stumble upon a decrepit elevator shaft that's full of curiosities. Welcome to the Mmuseumm, a very small space dedicated to very strange wonders.
I'm standing in a carpeted elevator shaft in Tribeca, staring at a row of plastic spoons. A disembodied voice with a British accent reminds me that they have "the hardest job at the table." I see the large, flat spoons given to you with your take out soup, the ones that never quite hold enough liquid and are pleasant to the bite. Show More Summary
Second Canadian rescue today, eh? Let’s summarize. Five lil’ goslings came online Wednesday and were stuck on top of an elevator shaft in Edmonton. Whoops. Fire rescue was summoned, and they helped get ‘em to safety. Quoting Global News: “‘Everything went off without a hitch,’ said Capt. Greg Holubowich with Edmonton Fire Rescue Services.” From […]
During a rain-drenched Red Sox-Tigers game at Boston's Fenway Park last night, a 22-year-old woman fell down an elevator shaft onto the roof of the elevator's second floor when the fourth floor shaft doors opened, according to the Boston Fire Department. Read more...
A woman reportedly fell down an elevator shaft at Fenway Park on Friday night following the Boston Red Sox's 1-0 loss to the Detroit Tigers. ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes reported that the unidentified female fell two stories, from the fourth level down to the second. Show More Summary
The woman fell down the shaft Friday night after the fourth floor doors opened and the woman fell on the roof of an elevator on the second floor. Her condition was not immediately available.
The Ford Mustang is new for 2015, and so far, it's rekindled its love affair with the 1964 New York World's Fair, and found itself chopped up and stuffed into the elevator shafts at the Empire State Building, all in an extravagant display of...heritage? While we stew and wait for our turn to hook a wheel in the new 'Stang, we've been wondering...
You've seen the power a 600-horespower engine can produce on a racetrack. You may have seen the results of what 600 horsepower looks like on a local highway. But have you seen what 600 horsepower can do in an elevator shaft? This might...Show More Summary
One of the most consistent themes in Disney films is that you can conquer your fears if you just believe enough. It's rare you get a big real-world example of this, but a four-year-old girl was trapped in an elevator shaft, and in order to get her out, firefighters had to serenade her with the one Disney song everyone's talking about these days. Yep. "Let It Go."
A New York girl survived a 35-foot fall down an elevator shaft at an apartment building. The girl, identified only as being between the age of 10 to 12, fell from the first floor of the building to the subbasement Friday, according to the Fire...
A young girl was hospitalized this afternoon after falling two stories down an elevator shaft in a SoHo building, according to police. [ more › ]
In the summer of 2011, the Twitter account @CondeElevator had a brief and wonderful run. Only 36 tweets went out to over 75,000 followers, ostensibly reporting from inside the hallowed hollows of Condé Nast's elevator shaft. @CondeElevator gave readers a sense of the out-of-touch attitudes at some of the most... More »
yWe’ve been hearing reports back from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from reporters saying their hotel rooms have been, well, less than finished or those that came with beers already under the bed. But it seems athletes aren’t immune from the shoddy shenanigans: over the weekend two different bobsledders had a bit of a close call with malfunctioning … [More]