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Seven people were injured when a car slammed into an MTA bus in Red Hook, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

8 Injured When Car Slams Into MTA Bus In Red Hook, Brooklyn

Eight people were injured Wednesday evening when a car slammed into a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus in Red Hook, Brooklyn — sending the bus plowing into several parked cars and a building.

10/22/2014

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Protest Held In Support Of Subway Musician Arrested In Williamsburg

Fellow musicians are rallying around a subway performer whose arrest in a busy station was captured on video as straphangers jeered the officer. The New York Police Department says it’s looking into the arrest.

10/21/2014

William Ronan (Credit: MTA/CBS 2)

MTA’s First Chairman, William Ronan, Dies At Age 101

Ronan was appointed chairman of the MTA — then known as the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation Agency — in 1965 by Gov. Nelson Rockefeller.

10/18/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (L) speaks at a meeting with city representatives on New York's planned response to an Ebola case on October 16, 2014 in New York City.   (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

8 Hospitals Designated To Treat Any Ebola Cases In New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that all 200 hospitals across the state are prepared, but said the eight hospitals are especially prepared with go-to teams who’ve been drilled in anti-Ebola protocols.

10/17/2014

A man checks his cell phone on a subway platform in the Union Square station of the L line/file. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Cell Phone, Wi-Fi Service Expanding To 40 Additional Underground Subway Stations

Straphangers will be able to use their smartphones and other devices in 40 more underground stations in midtown Manhattan and Queens.

10/16/2014

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New York City’s Best Secret Places To Visit

New York has a number of fascinating secret places, some that even a New Yorker may not be aware of.

10/15/2014

A man found himself stabbed on the L Train at Livonia Avenue in East New York, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Oct. 8. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Stabbed Following Quarrel On Subway In Brooklyn

A man was in serious condition Wednesday night, after he was stabbed following a quarrel on the subway in Brooklyn.

10/08/2014

An MTA bus after crashing into a tree on Fifth Avenue & 76th Street on Oct. 8, 2014. (credit: Hicham Taleb)

3 Injured When MTA Bus Crashes On Upper East Side

The incident took place at around 9 a.m. at 76th Street and Fifth Avenue.

10/08/2014

Thomas Prendergast (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast Seeks Support For $32B Capital Plan

The head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority asked business leaders Tuesday to support the agency’s $32 billion capital plan despite a $15 billion funding shortfall and a state board’s veto.

10/07/2014

Two people were hospitalized on Friday, Oct. 3 after a car and a bus collided in Jamaica, Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Hurt When Car, Bus Collide In Jamaica, Queens

Two people were hospitalized Friday afternoon after a car and a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus were involved in a crash in Hillside Avenue and Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens.

10/03/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Straphangers Sound Off On Comptroller’s Subway Report

The report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said only 51 of the city’s 468 stations were found to be free of defects.

10/03/2014

Police say a man was killed after being hit by a bus in the Bronx on Oct. 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Struck, Killed By MTA Bus In The Bronx

It happened just after 1:30 a.m. Friday on East 147th Street at Willis Avenue.

10/03/2014

A subway pulls into the Lexington Ave. 86th Street station (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Comptroller’s Office: Most Subway Stations Are In Need Of Repairs

The New York State Comptroller’s office said Thursday that too many of the city’s subway stations are in disrepair, and efforts to upgrade the stations are dragging along too slowly.

10/02/2014

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Report: MTA Bus Driver Accused Of Punching Gas Station Manager Over Lottery Ticket

A Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver was arrested on assault charges Thursday, reportedly for allegedly slugging a gas station manager in the nose over a lottery ticket in Flushing, Queens.

10/02/2014

Anti-Islamic ads that will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances. (credit: CBS 2)

Group Sues After MTA Rejects Anti-Islamic Ad

A pro-Israel group sued the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday, asking a court to force it to accept a bus advertisement including the phrase “Hamas Killing Jews” after it was rejected on the grounds its display could incite violence.

10/01/2014

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