E Train

Man’s legs run over while sleeping on tracks of Woodside station
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/21/2013 at 11:59AM

A man sleeping on the tracks of the “E”/”M”/”R” station in Woodside lost his legs to a subway train Sunday. According to CBS New York, around 4:40 a.m.,  a 26-year-old man from Elizabeth, New Jersey, was laying on the tracks in an allegedly drunken state, when a northbound “E” train severed his legs. He was [...]

Police arrest Queens subway groper, still looking for “E” train flasher
Police arrest Queens subway groper, still looking for “E” train flasher
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/03/2013 at 11:57AM

A man wanted for forcibly touching a woman while she was waiting for the subway at the Queensboro Plaza station Wednesday morning has been arrested, said police. Around 10:40 a.m. yesterday, Andres Lara, 25, of East Elmhurst, allegedly grabbed the behind of a 27-year-old woman as she waited on the Manhattan bound No.7 train platform, [...]

Man wanted for series of subway cell phone thefts
Man wanted for series of subway cell phone thefts
News Billy Rennison 12/21/2012 at 10:30AM

Police are searching for a man wanted for snatching five electronic devices over the past month on trains in Queens and Brooklyn. Four cell phones and an iPad were stolen in the incidents that all occurred E, F, or R trains as they entered the station, according to police. The five victims were all women between the [...]

MTA Work Delays Manhattan-Bound E and F Trains from Queens
MTA Work Delays Manhattan-Bound E and F Trains from Queens
News Melissa Chan 4/07/2012 at 12:43PM

MTA Work Delays Manhattan-Bound E and F Trains from Queens Subway riders in Queens may need to give themselves extra time to make it into Manhattan, due to a big MTA project starting this weekend. Maintenance on the Queens Boulevard Line will take the Manhattan-bound E and F local track out of service. Read more: [...]

Funeral of Ramarley Graham, unarmed teen shot by cops, is held at Bronx church
Funeral of Ramarley Graham, unarmed teen shot by cops, is held at Bronx church
News Michael Pantelidis 2/19/2012 at 1:11PM

Funeral of Ramarley Graham, unarmed teen shot by cops, is held at Bronx church Hundreds gathered in a Bronx church Saturday to mourn the death of an unarmed teen shot and killed by police inside his home this month. The body of Ramarley Graham, 18, lay in an open casket as more than 400 relatives [...]

Jackson Heights pigeon poop a persistent problem
Jackson Heights pigeon poop a persistent problem
News Michael Pantelidis 12/07/2011 at 1:41PM

A Jackson Heights politician is fed-up with the foul fowl feces that shroud the face of the neighborhood’s premier subway station. Councilmember Daniel Dromm says he is perturbed by the pigeon poop problem casting a shadow over the 74th Street station on Roosevelt Avenue, which hosts the No. 7, “E,” “F,” “R” and “M” trains. [...]

This ride stinks!
This ride stinks!
News Michael Pantelidis 9/27/2011 at 2:06PM

The subway in Kew Gardens smells like anything but a bed of roses. Commuters waiting at the Union Turnpike “E” and “F” train station have complained recently of a revolting stench engulfing the platforms. “The smell is really bad, like something crawled down here and died,” said Jamie Skipper, a Kew Gardens resident who utilizes [...]