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Thursday, Nov 10, 2016

Man Who Pushed Straphanger in Front of Train Gets Prison

Man Who Pushed Straphanger in Front of  Train Gets Prison

A 36-year-old man accused of fatally pushing a stranger in front of a moving New York City subway train has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016

Sentencing Postponed in Deadly NYC Subway Push

Sentencing Postponed in Deadly NYC Subway Push

Sentencing has been postponed for the man who pleaded guilty to pushing a stranger in front of a moving Bronx subway train two years ago, killing him as his wife looked on in horror.

Monday, Jan 12, 2015

Man Indicted on Murder Charge in Subway Push

Man Indicted on Murder Charge in Subway Push

The 34-year-old man who allegedly pushed a stranger in front of a moving Bronx subway train two months ago, killing him as his wife looked on in horror, was indicted Monday on murder and manslaughter charges...

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

Grand Jury Indicts Man in Deadly Subway Push

Grand Jury Indicts Man in Deadly Subway Push

A grand jury has indicted a 34-year-old man on second-degree murder and manslaughter charges for pushing a stranger in front of a moving New York City subway train, killing him.

Thursday, Jan 3, 2013

Subway Push Suspect Accused in Officer Assault

Subway Push Suspect Accused in Officer Assault

The woman accused of pushing a man to his death in front of an oncoming subway train in Queens last week became violent at a hospital Wednesday after she saw herself on television and assaulted a correction...

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2013

Suspect in Queens Subway Death Arrested Before

Suspect in Queens Subway Death Arrested Before

The family of a woman accused of shoving a man to his death in front of a subway train called police several times in the past five years because she had not been taking prescribed medication and she was...

Friday, Dec 28, 2012

Cops Seek Woman in Queens Subway Push Death

Cops Seek Woman in Queens Subway Push Death

Police are looking for a woman who was seen mumbling to herself before she allegedly pushed an unsuspecting man to his death in front of an oncoming No. 7 train at a Queens subway station Thursday evening...

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