A 53-year-old woman received quite a jolt on a Queens subway train last week when a fellow rider threw coffee in her face before punching her, according to police.
Starting Monday night, there will be service disruptions on the E, F, M and R lines between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. in Queens and Manhattan for four consecutive weeknights, as part of the MTA’s Fastrack maintenance program.
A subway ride following Gay Pride festivities last month turned from celebration to hate when two men got into an altercation with a group of LGBTQ youth. Police are looking for those two men for allegedly assaulting a woman as she videotaped the incident on her phone. The victim has had her own alert out [...]
Police are looking for a trio of subway dancers who allegedly assaulted a passenger aboard a train in Queens. The 28-year-old victim was on a Manhattan bound F train around 7:20 p.m. on May 7 when he got into a verbal argument with three men police describe as “dance show train performers.” As the train [...]
A woman was killed in Queens this morning when she jumped in front of an F train, said the FDNY. The incident happened around 6:30 a.m. She was struck at the Sutphin Boulevard and Hillside Avenue station in Jamaica, according to the MTA. RECOMMENDED STORIES Train fatally strikes MTA worker at Astoria subway station [...]
Within a 24-hour period, two men jumped in front of “F” trains at Queens subway stations, said police. Around 11:45 a.m. Wednesday an unidentified man leapt onto the subway tracks as a Brooklyn-bound train entered the Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue stop. Only a day later, another apparent suicide took place around 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the [...]
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 [...]
Today Senator Chuck Schumer sent a letter to the MTA asking them to create a “Nerd Bus” route that connects the future Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island with tech hubs in Queens and Brooklyn. Last month the transit agency proposed two Brooklyn Tech Triangle routes that connects DUMBO with Downtown Brooklyn and the Navy [...]
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: [...]
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. [...]