| May 27, 2009
Investigators say New York subway riders may risk falling onto the tracks because yellow boards at the edge the platforms are deterioriating.
The strips - called rubbing boards - are made with wood or fiberglass. They're supported by bolts and metal....
| May 27, 2009
Prosecutors say they've nailed a band of identity thieves that ran a stunningly simple scheme to defraud businesses, banks and government agencies of more than a million dollars.
The check scam was effective and not very complex. The Manhattan District...
| Mar 9, 2010
| 8:24 AM
A New York City Transit supervisor was charged with stealing more the $150,000 from the financially struggling agency, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes announced Tuesday.
An indictment alleges that as head of a law department unit, Jacqueline...
| Sep 22, 2009
| 12:32 PM
In the wake of a continuing terrorism probe, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has stepped up patrols at "key locations" in the city, the agency announced Tuesday.
MTA officials said while there has been no conceivable threat to the city's subway...
| Oct 7, 2009
| 6:18 AM
Subway riders should prepared for a rough commute this weekend.
The MTA is planning more than two dozen service changes throughout the system because of necessary repairs.
Most subway lines will be rerouted during the weekend, with the exception of...
| Oct 19, 2009
In a new aggressive ad campaign, New Yorkers will be encouraged to "stop believing."
Ads promoting atheism hit a dozen Manhattan subway stations Monday. It features the slogan "A Million New Yorkers Are Good Without God. Are You?"
The $25,000 campaign,...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 1:55 PM
Predators lurking in New York City subways, hoping to sneak a grope or feel, appear to be a frightening growing trend, officials announced Thursday.
According to NYPD Transit Chief James Hall, complaints of sexual abuse have increased four percent from...
| Nov 24, 2009
| 12:50 PM
A missing 13-year-old boy with Asperger's syndrome spent 11 days in the subway system before being found.
Police found Francisco Hernandez Jr. in a Coney Island station on October 26 after the boy survived for almost two weeks on a diet consisting of...
| Nov 30, 2009
| 1:26 PM
Subway riders across the city often get frustrated with the strange amounts of cash left on their MetroCards after a few rides.
More than a year ago, the MTA reportedly changed its formula for getting bonuses on pay-per-ride cards. The switch from 20...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 6:35 PM
An MTA employee claims he was shoved off a Brooklyn platform after he exposed workers who were apparently sitting around idle for hours everyday.
Juan de los Santos, 43, told the New York Daily News he suffered a broken nose, broken teeth and a gash that...
| Dec 10, 2009
A man has been killed by a subway train in Brooklyn, resulting in some rush-hour delays.
Transit officials say the incident occurred at 8:32 a.m. Thursday at the Pennsylvania Avenue station.
The accident affected the 2, 3 and 4 lines. Power was shut...
| Jun 12, 2009
New York City Transit conductor Bretta Sykes says she went to catch a train and caught a baby instead.
Sykes was waiting for an incoming train in lower Manhattan on Thursday afternoon when a woman in a subway train at the station went into active labor....