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Apr 22, 2019

MTA Conductor Stabbed in Broad Daylight; Suspect in Custody

MTA Conductor Stabbed in Broad Daylight; Suspect in Custody

A 33-year-old MTA conductor was stabbed following a dispute Sunday morning in the Bronx, police say.

Apr 5, 2019

Woman Gets Prison for Pushing Woman to Death in Times Square

Woman Gets Prison for Pushing Woman to Death in Times Square

A 33-year-old former home health aide was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison Friday for shoving another woman in front of an oncoming subway in Times Square two years ago, killing her as other straphangers...

Feb 26, 2019

Horrifying Details Revealed in Sex Attack on Subway Rider, 9

Horrifying Details Revealed in Sex Attack on Subway Rider, 9

A 40-year-old man was arrested Monday after he allegedly exposed himself to a 9-year-old girl and pressed his body against her on a subway in Queens on Valentine's Day.

Feb 22, 2019

2 More Men Arrested in Brazen Subway Platform Shooting Death

2 More Men Arrested in Brazen Subway Platform Shooting Death

Two more people have been arrested in the apparent gang-related shooting death of a man on a subway platform in Queens earlier this month.

Jan 8, 2019

Police Search for Suspect in Alleged Subway Station Ambush

Police Search for Suspect in Alleged Subway Station Ambush

Police are searching for the suspect in connection to an alleged ambush at a subway station in the Bronx on New Year's Day.

Dec 19, 2018

Canadian Man Sentenced to 40 Years for Plotting NYC Attacks

Canadian Man Sentenced to 40 Years for Plotting NYC Attacks

A New York judge has sentenced a Canadian citizen to 40 years in prison for plotting a Times Square subway attack that never occurred.

Jan 12, 2018

Failed Subway Bomber Pleads Not Guilty to Terror Charges

Failed Subway Bomber Pleads Not Guilty to Terror Charges

A Bangladeshi immigrant accused of trying to set off a pipe bomb in a subway corridor and only harming himself pleaded not guilty to terror charges on Thursday.

Jan 10, 2018

Subway Bombing Suspect Indicted on Terrorism Charges

Subway Bombing Suspect Indicted on Terrorism Charges

The Bangladeshi immigrant accused of setting off a pipe bomb in a Manhattan subway tunnel last month has been indicted on federal terrorism charges, prosecutors announced Wednesday.

Dec 20, 2017

Subway Bombing Suspect Moved to Jail From Hospital

Subway Bombing Suspect Moved to Jail From Hospital

The Bangladeshi immigrant accused of setting off a pipe bomb in the New York subway system has been moved out of the hospital where he was recovering from burns sustained in the blast to a jailhouse in...

Jul 3, 2017

Anti-LGBT Subway Attack Leaves Woman With 8 Stitches: DA

Anti-LGBT Subway Attack Leaves Woman With 8 Stitches: DA

A 27-year-old Brooklyn man has been indicted on charges of assault as a hate crime for allegedly punching a woman in the face and knocking her unconscious while shouting anti-gay slurs on a subway in May.

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