Subway push

Kevin Darden (NYPD)

Was Tragedy Preventable? Subway Push Suspect’s Mom Says He Has Mental Issues

Questions are being raised about subway push suspect Kevin Darden’s mental health and whether or not treatment could have prevented tragedy.


Maricela Mera (L) spoke exclusively with CBS 2 about her daughter Erika Menendez, who is accused in a fatal subway push. (credit: CBS 2)

Mother Of Suspect In Fatal Queens Subway Push Says Daughter Wasn’t Taking Her Medication

Maricela Mera, the mother of accused killer Erika Menendez, offered her condolences Friday to the family of the victim, 46-year-old Sunando Sen.


Picture Of Victim Ki-Suck Han, Held By His Widow Dec. 5, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Family Of Subway Push Victim Sues MTA For Negligence

The lawsuit filed Friday by the family of Ki-Suck Han seeks unspecified damages stemming from his December 3 death.


Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Defense Contesting Ruling That Alleged Subway Pusher Is Mentally Unfit For Trial

Defense attorneys will have its own psychiatrist examine 31-year-old Erika Menendez.


The No. 1 train. (credit: Jesse Zanger/

Transit Union Urging Subway Operators To Slow Down

Fliers were distributed last week by the Transport Workers Union Local 100 asking train operators to “enter every station as if there is a pair of yellow lanterns at the entrance.”


Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Judge: Woman Charged With Murder For Deadly Subway Push Fit To Stand Trial

At a hearing on Monday, the judge ruled that Menendez is fit to stand trial. Menendez was not in court for the hearing. A lawyer hired by the woman’s family said she remains hospitalized.


Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Subway Push Suspect Has Lengthy Arrest Record; Family Reported Issues With Medication

Police say Menendez’s family members called authorities several times in the past five years because they were having difficulty dealing with her. Police did not say what the medication was.


Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Subway Push Suspect Ordered To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation As She’s Held Without Bail

Judge Gia Morris ordered Erika Menendez, 31, held without bail and be given a mental health exam. Menendez was arraigned Saturday night on a charge of second degree murder as a hate crime.


Sketch of alleged 7 Train subway push suspect. (credit: DCPI)

Sketch Released Of Woman Suspected Of Shoving Man In Front Of 7 Train

The incident happened around 8 p.m. Thursday on the elevated tracks at the 40th Street station on Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside, which remains closed.


Police presence outside the 40th Street – Lowery Street Station. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

Police: Man Struck And Killed By 7 Train After Being Pushed Off Platform

Investigators were looking for a woman who is believed to have pushed the victim, who was struck by a Queens-bound “7” train at the 40th Street-Lowery Street station.


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EXCLUSIVE: In Wake Of Subway Push Tragedy, NYC Woman Recalls Her Own Brush With Death

It has been 33 years since the fateful day that Renee Katz made headlines for all of the wrong reasons. Katz, 17 at the time, was a talented flute player getting ready for college.