Empire State Building

  • Up, up & away: Racers climb Empire State Building February 7, 2013

    New York: It's a race to the top - well, to the 86th floor, anyway. People from around the world are taking part in a vertical race up the Empire State Building. That's a total of 1,576 steps, starting at the lobby and finishing at the observation deck. More than 600...
  • All 9 Empire State shooting victims hit by police August 25, 2012

    New York: All nine bystanders caught in the crossfire of a shooting outside New York City's iconic Empire State Building were wounded by two police officers who had never fired their weapons on duty, authorities confirmed Saturday. Officer Craig Matthews fired seven times and Officer Robert Sinishtaj fired nine times at...
  • Watch: Amateur video of Empire State Building shooting August 25, 2012

    A gunman opened fire outside the Empire State Building in Manhattan during morning rush-hour traffic killing two people and injuring nine others. ...
  • NY gunman described as quiet, friendly neighbour August 26, 2012

    New York: Neighbours of Jeffrey Johnson assumed the man who greeted them as he left home in a suit each morning was on his way to work - until Friday when police say he started a gunfight near the Empire State Building that left him and a former co-worker dead. It...
  • NY: Shooting outside Empire State Building leaves 2 dead, 9 injured August 25, 2012

    A gunman opened fire outside the Empire State Building in Manhattan during morning rush-hour traffic killing two people and injuring nine others. ...
  • Gunman, another killed in shooting outside NY Empire State Building August 24, 2012

    The gunman opened fire at 10 people outside the Empire State Building in New York. ...
  • Shooting at NY's Empire State Building kills 2 August 25, 2012

    New York: A recently laid-off store worker shot a former colleague to death on Friday morning outside New York's iconic Empire State Building before being killed by police, police said. Nine others were hit by gunfire in the confrontation, but police said all were expected to survive. The shooting set off...
  • New York shooting: 2 dead, at least 8 injured August 24, 2012

    At least two people were killed and 8 injured after a gunman opened fire outside the Empire State Building in New York. ...
  • World Trade Center now tallest in New York May 1, 2012

    New York: One World Trade Center, being built at the site of the fallen twin towers, surpassed the Empire State Building on Monday as the tallest building in New York. Construction crews set in place a steel horizontal beam at a height of about 1,270 feet (387 meters), topping by about...