A suspect was being held Saturday for allegedly pushing a 72-year-old man onto the subway tracks at a stop in Harlem.
The 42nd Street-Port Authority Bus Terminal subway station was briefly closed Monday, as police investigated a suspicious-looking item that turned out to be a toy lantern.
Leon Sims, 25, of Brooklyn, has been charged with two counts of felony assault in connection with the Sept. 22 attack.
Police on Monday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who beat a man with a pipe at a Brooklyn subway station and sent him crashing down onto the tracks.
In each case, he approaches a male straphanger and asks for the time, police said. That’s when he assaults his victim and robs him, police said.
C line subway service was completely shut down in both directions Monday evening, due to a broken rail in Brooklyn.
You might find relief in a nice, cool air-conditioned subway car Saturday, or you might not – given that construction work is altering service for 14 lines than not this weekend.
In what has been a familiar refrain lately, yet another weekend is chock full of service disruptions on the subway system.
If you’re planning to take the subway this weekend, expect a monkey wrench to be thrown into your plans.
A man was struck and killed by a subway train early Saturday at the 72nd Street and Central Park West station.
Police on Tuesday were asking for help form from the public in finding a man who impersonated a police officer as he robbed another man near Madison Square Garden and Penn Station.
Since May, two men have been targeting straphangers on the No. 3 and C subway trains, demanding their valuables and threatening to shoot them, police said.
Starting on Monday night, service will be suspended on the A, C and E lines from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. from Columbus Circle to Jay Street.
There’s a new winner and a familiar loser in this year’s NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign report of the best and worst subway lines in the city.