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New York City Subway

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

Lawyer Of Subway Slashing Suspect: It Was Self-Defense

Defense attorney Alan Abramson said DeLeon “had to fight for his life” while being “viciously beaten by a group of men.”

08/18/2014

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 -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio, Volunteers Promote New Sick Leave Law To Straphangers

Under the new law, any business employing five or more workers must offer five days of paid sick leave each year.

07/16/2014

FILE -- Union Square subway station (Credit: Getty Images)

Woman Hit By Train, Killed After Falling On Subway Tracks

Authorities were continuing Sunday to investigate details of the death Saturday afternoon. It happened at the Union Square station in Manhattan.

07/13/2014

Anthony Coward is wanted by police in connection with three hammer attacks and robberies. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In 2 Brooklyn Hammer Attacks

Police believe Anthony Coward, 28, is the person who attacked 32-year-old Richianand Brijanand of Ozone Park with a hammer and robbed him as he tried to buy a Metro Card at the Fulton Street and Rockaway Avenue station in Bedford-Stuyvesant last Wednesday.

05/12/2014

Police say this man struck another man in the head with a hammer while robbing him on a Brooklyn subway platform. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops Name Suspect In Subway Hammer Attacks

Police have released the name of the man they believe has attacked at least three people with a hammer in New York City subway stations.

05/11/2014

FILE -- A man performs acrobatic tricks on the subway while passengers watch (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Crack Down On Illegal Subway Dancing

Police say the performers are endangering riders, and they have launched on a crackdown on the illegal behavior, CBS 2’s Kathryn Brown reported.

05/09/2014

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

A YouTube video shows two men trying to pull a man off the subway tracks at 175th Street in Washington Heights. (credit: YouTube)

Video Shows Good Samaritans Trying To Rescue Man From NYC Subway Tracks

A sense of impending doom dominates the five-minute video, which shows the man refusing to get up from the train tracks at the 175th Street station in Washington Heights.

04/17/2014

An MTA subway conductor (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Brokers Tentative Deal Between MTA, Transit Workers Union

Transit officials and the union representing an estimated 34,000 New York City subway and bus workers have reached a tentative contract deal.

04/17/2014

(credit: MTA)

Gov. Cuomo’s Office Takes Aim At Racy Subway Ads

New York transit officials are agreeing to reconsider their advertising standards after a top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo objected to a cleavage-baring ad for breast enhancement.

04/09/2014

Subway Brushes With Death

Seen At 11: Straphangers Learn To Move On After Brushes With Death

When a straphanger has a brush with death it can be terrifying and life-changing not only for the victim, but also everyone around.

02/25/2014

FILE -- Customers wait at an MTA subway booth in Union Square. (credit: Getty Images)

Straphangers Cast Blame On MTA For Sleeping Workers

48 Transit Employees Suspended Over Last 4 Years For Snoozing On Job

02/16/2014

Police are looking for this man in connection with the theft of a cellphone and wallet from a subway passenger on Dec. 8, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Cops: App Snapped Photo Of Man After Phone Stolen On Subway Train

A straphanger who fell on the subway awoke to find that someone had cut open his pockets and stolen his wallet and cellphone, police said.

01/05/2014

No Pants Subway Ride (Photo/Sonia Rincon)

No Pants Subway Ride Coming This Sunday

If you see a throng of people on the New York City subway wearing only winter coats and underwear this coming Sunday, do not be alarmed.

01/07/2013