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Commuters at the Bedford Avenue subway station onboard a crowded L Train December 22, 2014. (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Petition: Weekend L Train Shutdowns Will Be Detrimental To Brooklyn Businesses

Some Brooklyn residents have launched a petition calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to cancel plans to shut down the L Train for five weekends in April and May.

03/24/2015

A surveillance image of two suspects in an attack on a conductor on an L Train in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Attacked Conductor On L Train In Brooklyn

Police on Tuesday were searching for two suspects in an attack on a subway conductor in East New York, Brooklyn.

03/24/2015

A suspect who police believe groped a woman's buttocks several times on the L Train near Union Square. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Groped Woman Multiple Times On L Train Near Union Square

Police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect who allegedly groped a woman’s buttocks several times on an L Train near Union Square last month.

01/28/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of a wallet, and the fraudulent use of a credit card, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Stole Wallet, Ran Up Big Bill On Credit Card In Williamsburg

A manhunt was under way Tuesday for a suspect who police said stole a man’s wallet in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and ran up $500 on his credit card.

01/06/2015

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

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NYPD Officer Saves Suicidal Man Who Tried To Jump In Front Of L Train At 14th Street

Officer Carlos Guzman was on a routine patrol of the L train subway station at 1st Avenue and 14th Street when he saw a man walk up to the edge of the platform.

10/03/2014

A guerrilla sculpture by Andrew Tider and Lisa Barnstone, referencing a dog shooting scandal surrounding artist Tom Otterness. (Credit: Jeff Greenspan)

Artist’s Dog Shooting Scandal Explored In Rogue Subway Sculpture

The cartoonlike bronze sculptures that adorn the 14th Street-Eighth Avenue subway station were joined by a rogue addition by a different creator Friday morning, alluding to an infamous scandal surrounding the original artist.

09/05/2014

Police say this man assaulted a woman on the L train in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Man Wanted In Alleged L Train Assault

Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down a man who assaulted a woman on the L train last month.

08/14/2014

FILE -- People wait for a train in Brooklyn. (credit: Getty Images)

Straphangers Campaign Report: Subway Delay Alerts Jumped 35% In 2 Years

The number of alerts issued about MTA subway delays has jumped 35 percent in the past two years, according to a report released Tuesday by a watchdog group.

05/06/2014

Police say this man grabbed a woman's buttocks on a Brooklyn bound L Train. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Man Repeatedly Groped Woman On Brooklyn Bound “L” Train

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with a forcible touching incident that occurred in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn.

04/15/2014

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L Line Service Back To Normal After Problems This Week

Service on the L Line subway was back to normal Saturday, after commuters were subjected to a harrowing experience earlier in the week.

12/07/2013

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MTA Releases App With Real-Time Subway Countdown Clocks

You can now find out when the next subway train will arrive simply by looking at your smartphone.

12/28/2012

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Riders Subdue Man Accused Of Groping Fellow Passenger On Brooklyn L Train

Riders on the L train subdued an accused groper on Friday night. Youtube footage shows a woman yelling and bringing the groper to the attention of two other riders.

07/15/2012

FASTRACK Disruption (Credit: CBS 2)

MTA Increases Frequency Of L Trains, But FASTRACK To Cause Disruptions This Week

Starting this weekend, the MTA has stepped up the frequency of L Trains by adding 98 more round trips a week. But it’s not all good news for mass-transit riders. The Lexington Avenue subway line will be hit with major service disruptions this week.

06/10/2012

Authorities say that Kyle Brown, 23, has been charged with public lewdness. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Who Performed Lewd Act On L Train Arrested

Kyle Brown, 23, was charged after authorities said he boarded a train on April 18 and masturbated while staring at a 34-year-old woman.

04/26/2012

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