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Commuters step off the subway (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

MTA Sees Drop In Crime After Police Presence Increased On City Subways

This past month, 108 new Transit Bureau officers have made 170 arrests, the MTA said.

07/24/2012

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NYPD Seeking Suspect Wanted In 5 Robberies On No. 3, C Subway Trains

Since May, two men have been targeting straphangers on the No. 3 and C subway trains, demanding their valuables and threatening to shoot them, police said.

07/17/2012

MTA's "Stay Alert" PSA (credit: MTA via CBS 2)

MTA Tells Riders To ‘Stay Alert’ In New Public Service Announcement

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is getting the word out to straphangers to stay alert and keep their cell phones and other electronic devices out of sight when riding the subway.

02/02/2012

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Police: Brazen Teenage Gang Robbing Straphangers During Rush Hour

A team of baby-faced bandits, young enough to still be in high school, is making life quite stressful in Gotham’s underworld. The teenaged gang members have been pulling off daring robberies during rush hour.

10/06/2011