New York City Subway

New York City firefighters emerge from a hatch in the sidewalk at 60th Street and Broadway after evacuating passengers from a subway train that derailed in the Queens borough of New York, Friday, May 2, 2014.  The express F train was bound for Manhattan and Brooklyn when it derailed at 10:40 a.m. about 1,200 feet (365 meters) south of the 65th Street station, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Dozens of firefighters and paramedics with stretchers converged on Broadway and 60th Street, where passengers calmly left the tunnel through the sidewalk opening. A few were treated on stretchers. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

New York City subway derails, injuring 4 seriously

NEW YORK (AP) — A subway train carrying some 1,000 passengers shook and tilted before derailing in a Queens tunnel on Friday, injuring more than a dozen people. Four people suffered serious injuries and had […]

05/02/2014

Cecil Williams pets his guide dog Orlando in his hospital bed following a fall onto subway tracks from the platform, Dec. 17, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Blind man, guide dog struck by NYC subway

NEW YORK (AP) — A blind man and his guide dog were struck by a subway train in Manhattan on Tuesday after the man lost consciousness and they tumbled on to the tracks, but both […]

12/17/2013

Keith Alexander, US Army General, NSA Director, Central Security Service chief, and US Cyber Command Commander, testifying before US Senate Appropriations Committee hearing. (AP Photo)

NSA director says plot against Wall Street foiled

WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of the National Security Agency said Tuesday the government’s sweeping surveillance programs have foiled some 50 terrorist plots worldwide, including one directed at the New York Stock Exchange, in a […]

06/18/2013

Grand Central Terminal in New York City.

New York expanding nation’s biggest transit hub

NEW YORK (AP) — Sixteen stories below Grand Central Terminal, an army of workers is blasting through bedrock to create a new commuter rail concourse with more floor space than New Orleans’ Superdome.

02/07/2013

NYC Subway

After NYC subway deaths, barriers get new eye

NEW YORK (AP) — Every day, throngs of riders stand on the edge of danger in the nation’s busiest subway system, waiting on platforms with nothing between them and the tracks.

01/05/2013

Pushed to death

Psychiatric test for suspect in NYC subway death

NEW YORK (AP) – A woman accused of shoving a man to his death in front of a subway train because she believed he was Muslim laughed and smiled during a court hearing where she was ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

12/30/2012

Bloomberg conference

Suspect being questioned in deadly NYC subway push

NEW YORK (AP) – New York City police are questioning a suspect in the death of a subway rider who was shoved onto the tracks.

12/04/2012

Sandy's death toll climbs; millions without power

NEW YORK (AP) – Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas awoke Tuesday without electricity, and an eerily quiet New York City was all but closed off by car, train and air as superstorm […]

10/30/2012

Anti-jihad 'savage' ads going up in NYC subway

NEW YORK (AP) – Ads that call some radical Muslims “savage” are going to be posted in the New York City subway system next week. Blogger Pamela Geller won a court order that allowed her […]

09/20/2012

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