The NYPD has arrested a third teen and charged him with murder after a violent gang attack on New Year's Day led to the death of a good Samaritan who tried to rescue the victim from being stuck by a subway train.
Just a week after a woman was shoved to her death, a man was pushed off of a subway platform in Manhattan, but this time the victim is expected to survive.
Many straphangers are experiencing anxiety about traveling on the subway after a series of violent incidents over the last few months.
A homeless man now faces second-degree murder charges in the subway pushing death of Michelle Alyssa Go.
New York City's new mayor, who happens to be a retired police captain, says he feels unsafe when he rides the subway.
Michelle Alyssa Go, the woman killed Saturday in a New York City subway attack, was remembered in vigils on Tuesday evening in both New York and San Francisco.
Nearly all people committing crimes in the New York City subway system did not pay their fare, said MTA board member Andrew Albert.
Despite the shoving death of Michelle Alyssa Go, 40, by a homeless man in Times Square over the weekend, Mayor Eric Adams said the transit system remains safe.
Police say that Simon Martial, 61, a reportedly homeless man with an extensive criminal history, randomly shoved Michelle Alyssa Go, 40, onto the tracks, where she was struck and killed by an oncoming train.
The NYPD released the name of the man killed while trying to save another man who was attacked by a gang inside a Bronx subway station. Cops also arrested two teens in connection with the vicious assault.
Police in New York were looking for six people involved in a violent attack on a Manhattan subway train.
The proposed Interborough Express would operate along existing freight train tracks that run through several underserved neighborhoods between Bay Ridge in Brooklyn and Jackson Heights in Queens.
The B, W and Z subway lines were temporarily suspended, again, due to a COVID-19 staffing-related shortage.
COVID testing sites will open at four more subway stations, bringing the number of station testing sites to 11.
A man with scissors came up to a 17-year-old boy on the northbound platform of the A/C/E line just before 4 a.m. Friday and without saying a word attacked him, the NYPD said. The attacker slashed the teen in his forehead and then ran away.
A new initiative will see hundreds of additional NYPD officers sent into the city's subways, while outreach units will be deployed to deal with the growing homelessness crisis.
The MTA has suspended multiple subway lines through Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, because COVID-19 is hitting the workforce hard.
The B, W, and Z lines remained canceled Friday and were running on a Saturday schedule, according to the MTA. A day earlier, the agency canceled the lines due to staffing shortages related to the COVID surge hitting the city.
Police released video of a suspect who stabbed a woman multiple times aboard a subway train in Lower Manhattan on Christmas morning.
As the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge, the impact is being felt at the MTA which is running fewer trains and using some stations as COVID testing sites.