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As surveillance photo of a man wanted in an attack on a 70-year-old woman in a Park Slope, Brooklyn subway station. (Credit: NYPD)

Man Charged With Punching Woman, 70, At Brooklyn Subway Station

A man was charged Tuesday with punching a 70-year-old woman in the face in a Brooklyn subway station.

04/15/2014

As surveillance photo of a man wanted in an attack on a 70-year-old woman in a Park Slope, Brooklyn subway station. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Assailant In Attack On Woman, 70, In Park Slope Subway Stop

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in an attack on a 70-year-old woman in a Brooklyn subway station this past weekend.

04/03/2014

Subway (credit: CBS 2)

Verizon Wires Up 35 Subway Stations For Wi-Fi Use

Verizon Wireless customers can now use their cellphones in 35 of New York City’s underground subway stations.

01/28/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer And Other Officials Make Announcement About Montague Tunnel (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Schumer: Montague Tunnel Repairs Are Well Under Way

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Saturday that the reconstruction of the Montague Tunnel that sends the R Train under the East River is well under way, with federal funding in place to get the job done.

10/26/2013

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Maintenance To Snag Overnight Service On E, F, M, R Subway Lines

Overnight train service between Queens and Manhattan on the E, F, M and R subway lines will be disrupted this week for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s FASTRACK repair program.

10/14/2013

Rego Park Rape Scene

Rego Park Victim Speaks About Rape; Suspect Sought

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, standing about 5-foot-7 with a mustache, police said. The suspect told the victim his name was “Junior,” according to police.

08/26/2013

Queens Rape Suspect

Police: Suspect Followed, Harassed, Raped Woman In Rego Park, Queens

Police Saturday evening were on the hunt for a suspect who allegedly followed and raped a woman in the Rego Park section of Queens.

08/24/2013

Finishing touches are being made on the work to restore R train service through the Montague Street tubes between Whitehall St. in Manhattan and Court St. in Brooklyn. (credit: MTA New York City Transit / Marc A. Hermann)

R Train Service Won’t Be Back To Normal For Over A Year

The 14-month shutdown of the R train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan has begun.

08/03/2013

R Train Montague Tube (credit: MTA)

MTA Halting R Train Service Between Brooklyn, Manhattan For 14-Month Sandy Repair Project

Starting Friday night, there will be no R trains running between Court Street in Brooklyn and Whitehall Street in Manhattan.

08/02/2013

A subway train. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Subway Work Affecting 14 Lines This Weekend

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.

07/06/2013

Mobile Couch: Train Trouble (credit: WLNY)

Mobile Couch: Painful Post-Sandy Subway Changes

Getting around some parts of Brooklyn will be a lot harder starting this weekend and it’s only going to get worse.

07/05/2013

"Apple Picking" suspect (credit: NYPD)

Police Searching For Subway ‘Apple Picker’

According to police, the suspect snatched a woman’s iPhone out of her hand around 8:30 p.m. on June 19 on an uptown R train.

06/23/2013

MTA New York City Transit senior staff including Senior Vice President of Subways Carmen Bianco, Vice President of Maintenance Joe Leader, Chief Electrical Officer Wynton Habersham, and Chief Transportation Officer Herbert Lambert visited the Montague Tubes on Mon., April 15, 2013. (credit: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit via Flickr)

Sandy-Damaged Subway Tunnel Closing For Repairs; Disruptions For R, G Riders

The closure will affect the R train, which carries tens of thousands of riders between Manhattan and southern Brooklyn. The work will likely begin in August and is expected to last 12 to 14 months.

06/05/2013

People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Another Weekend, Another Mess Of Subway Service Disruptions

In what has been a familiar refrain lately, yet another weekend is chock full of service disruptions on the subway system.

04/27/2013

Subway station (file/credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Commuters Frustrated By Citywide Subway Mess This Weekend

If you’re planning to take the subway this weekend, expect a monkey wrench to be thrown into your plans.

04/13/2013

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