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Autopsy underway to find cause of death of music icon Prince

Chanhassen - Authorities began Friday examining the remains of U.S. music star Prince, who was found dead a day earlier at his home and recording studio complex just outside Minneapolis.

NY man, 25, dies in elevator crash

New York - A 25-year-old man is being called a hero in New York City after shoving a woman out of the way of a falling elevator. The young man himself, however, was killed moments later.

Op-Ed: Personal elevators now available for U.K residents

For those unwilling to walk up flights of stairs, one U.K company now offers the ability to install an elevator into the tightest homes for a surprisingly affordable price.

Ray Rice suspended indefinitely by NFL following video-release

Baltimore - Baltimore Ravens running back, Ray Rice, has been suspended definitely by the NFL following the release of a security video that clearly shows him assaulting his then-fiancee now wife, Janay Palmer, in Atlantic City.

Op-Ed: Elevator strike in Ontario raises questions of safety

Toronto - Elevators are a way of life in the big city but just how safe are they when the elevator mechanics are on strike? That is the situation in Ontario.

Watch 'Elevator Murder Experiment' prank

What would you do if you walked into a murder-in-progress in an elevator: A man choking another to death? The viral video captures the reactions of several people to a fake murder-in-progress.

Modern Family cast get stuck in an elevator for an hour (video)

Kansas City - Three cast members of ABC's popular sitcom, "Modern Family" got trapped in a crowded elevator on Friday night, on their way to a fundraiser in Kansas City, Mo., with much hilarity.

Watch 'Extremely scary ghost elevator prank in Brazil'

This terrifying TV prank was conceived by the Brazilian Silvio Santos Program. Alone in a dark lift with no power is unsettling experience for anyone. But things get creepier: a ghost girl appears from nowhere, frightening the elevator riders.

Video: 'So Real it's Scary,' falling elevator prank goes viral

Watch this remarkable viral ad for LG's new high-definition computer monitors that shows the terrifying moment an elevator floor crumbles under the feet of office workers. Real? Fake?

Video: Dog survives after leash gets stuck in elevator door

Chicago - A dog-walking disaster nearly turned deadly for a Chicago bulldog who found himself on the other side of a closing elevator door when his distracted owner failed to see he had not followed him inside.

Burned alive in a New York elevator

Brooklyn - Being burned to death is as horrible a thought as can be imagined by most of us. Being trapped by an assailant to have it happen is arguably, much worse.

PH President Aquino climbs 24 floors in Singapore state visit

Philippine President Noynoy Aquino had to climb 24 floors from the bottom of Changi Water Reclamation Plant in Singapore to the surface of the building after the elevator he took going down stalled underground.

Couple dies in home elevator

Sherwood and Caroline Wadsworth were stuck in an elevator with no way to call for help when temperatures rose into the 90s. Both subsequently died from heat exhaustion.

An Elevator to Space, a Reality

Arthur C. Clarke wrote about traveling into space on an elevator. The book was published nearly 30 years ago and was titled "2001." Now, the race is on to build the "fictional" creation.

Developing an Elevator to Space

British scientists competing for a NASA research prize have created the world’s strongest ribbon. Space scientists believe this technology could allow astronauts to travel into space via a cable thousands of miles long, creating a ‘space elevator’.

NYPD Detective helps nab an ex-convict for attacking 85-year-old woman

A mugger brutally attacked an 85-year-old woman in an elevator early this week and shocked everyone as it was captured on tape. Thanks to great detective work, the New York Police Department arrested the attacker.

Video Shows Mugger Beating 85-Year-Old Woman in Elevator

Video cameras installed in an elevator captured a mugger brutally beating an 85-year-old woman. A reward for the mugger's capture has been posted.

Eastern Michigan University elevators not made to hold 15 boys

Fifteen teen boys decided -- for an unknown reason -- to all pile into an elevator at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti. It wasn't a very wise decision on their part.

Caught On Tape: Man Trapped Alone In Elevator Over 41 Hours

Nicholas Whites' life changed in an instant. A cigarette break resulted in his being trapped in an elevator, alone, for over 41 hours. He entered car number 30 with one life, and exited to a life distinctly different. Was it a change for the better?

Griffin Elevator helps raise your laptop

Working with your laptop on your lap is fine, but for longer periods you should raise it to the correct level.

Dispute at BED Nightclub leads to death in an elevator shaft

Man falls four floors to his death after trying to stop a fight.

Freak Elevator Accident Decapitates Teen

A holiday job turned deadly for a South African teen when a goods lift stopped working. He stuck his head in to see what was wrong when it suddenly began moving and crushed the boys head, decapitating him.

Russia Studies Exotic Lunar Elevator - Cable System to the Moon

"Russia's Space Research Institute has been studying the idea of a space-elevator cluster to economically deliver payloads from the Earth to the Moon and back."

Elevator With No Floor? Go Ahead, Step Inside

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A worker was killed on Sunday after being crushed to death as he carried out maintenance on a luxury...
A worker was killed on Sunday after being crushed to death as he carried out maintenance on a luxury 855-foot cruise ship. The terrifying footage shows the exterior of an elevator on the Carnival Ecstasy after it apparently crushed an electrician to death.
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A worker was killed on Sunday after being crushed to death as he carried out maintenance on a luxury...
A worker was killed on Sunday after being crushed to death as he carried out maintenance on a luxury 855-foot cruise ship. The terrifying footage shows the exterior of an elevator on the Carnival Ecstasy after it apparently crushed an electrician to death.
Chandra
Julie Bowen  Eric Stonestreet  and Jesse Tyler Ferguson of  Modern Family  got stuck in an elevator ...
Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet, and Jesse Tyler Ferguson of "Modern Family" got stuck in an elevator with 15 other people on their way to a fundraiser.
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Two elevators in a hotel at Puerto Vallarta  Mexico
Two elevators in a hotel at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Elevator floor crumbles
Elevator floor crumbles
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Elevator murder experiment
Elevator murder experiment
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