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.
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.
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.
Starting next month, the end of the the line for the 1 train will again be South Ferry.
Police on Wednesday were asking for assistance from the public in finding a man who flashed a woman on a subway near Times Square.
The subways were back up and running in the Flatiron District Saturday, after a large water main break flooded a station and disrupted service.
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer predicts that if things keep going the way they are, 100 people will have been killed in the New York City Subway system this year.
If you use New York City Transit late at night or in the early morning hours, you may need to adjust your travel route this week.
A man lost his leg Sunday morning, after it was hit by a train as he drunkenly lay on the tracks in Woodside, Queens.
Subway service resumed Friday for parts of the New York City Subway system knocked out by superstorm Sandy.
Police were searching Wednesday for a suspect who stole cell smart phones and iPads from subway passengers in Brooklyn and Queens between mid-November and last week.
The service would come two months after Superstorm Sandy flooded a tunnel that runs under the East River and connects Brooklyn Heights and the Financial District.
Initial reports say the man was hit by a southbound Q train after he was pushed onto the tracks by another person during an argument.
They almost got him. NYPD surveillance video shows that straphangers got extremely close to nabbing an iPhone thief last month.