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15-year-old subway surfer severely injured after falling off train in Queens

CORONA, Queens (WABC) — A dangerous stunt in Queens has left a teenager in the hospital in critical condition Thursday night. Police say a 15-year-old was subway surfing when he fell and hit his head at the 111 Street Station along the 7 line in Corona. The MTA released a statement calling subway surfing reckless […]

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Hidden cameras to be installed on 100 New York City subway trains in pilot program

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — Hidden surveillance cameras are the latest initiative being rolled out on New York City subway trains to combat crime and add another layer of safety for commuters. A pilot program calls for the cameras to be installed in 100 train cars. So far, 65 cars have been equipped with the […]

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Woman lit on fire at Toronto subway station, man in custody, police say | CBC News

A woman is in hospital after she was lit on fire at a subway station in Toronto’s west end.  The Toronto Transit Commission’s chief executive officer Rick Leary says the agency is “shocked by today’s attack at Kipling Station.” “Our thoughts are with the victim for a full recovery,” Leary said in a statement.  Toronto police […]

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Subway rider dragged to death after falling into gap at Brooklyn station

NEW YORK — A subway rider in Brooklyn was dragged to his death in a freak accident on the tracks. The man died after he got caught in the gap between the train and platform and was hit by an oncoming train.  While transit officials are still piecing together exactly what happened at the station in Midwood, they […]

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Exclusive: 19-year-old woman describes frightening attack, stabbing at Lower East Side subway station

NEW YORK — The search is on for a man who assaulted and stabbed a 19-year-old woman as she walked into a subway station on the Lower East Side on Friday. She spoke exclusively to CBS2’s Ali Bauman about the random attack. The 19-year-old victim was heading down into the subway with a girlfriend when she noticed […]

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A woman who was shot in the Brooklyn subway mass shooting is suing gunmaker Glock for damages

The lawsuit, filed by Ilene Steur and her attorneys, is an early test of a 2021 New York state law that enables victims of gun violence to sue firearms manufacturers or dealers for their injuries. The gun industry challenged the law as unconstitutional. Last week, a federal district judge upheld it. Steur was one of […]

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NYPD officers reunited with blind man they rescued from subway tracks, honored with commendation

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) — Two NYPD officers were reunited with a blind man they pulled to safety after he stumbled off a subway platform in Brooklyn last week. The officers leaped into action after the 61-year-old man fell from the platform at the Grant Avenue station in East New York. Detective Henry Greco […]

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Suspect in fatal NYC subway shooting of Goldman Sachs employee is in custody

Andrew Abdullah is escorted into the 5th Precinct on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Manhattan, New York. Barry Williams | New York Daily News | Tribune News Service | Getty Images A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Goldman Sachs employee in what police say was an unprovoked attack on a New York City subway […]

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Suspect in fatal NYC subway shooting of Goldman Sachs employee still at large

A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Goldman Sachs employee in what police say was an unprovoked attack on a New York City subway train remains at large on Tuesday, despite reports he had surrendered to authorities. Andrew Abdullah, 25, was supposed to surrender to police after being wanted on a murder charge, NBC New York reported on […]

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Police searching for gunman in fatal shooting on NYC subway

The shooting was unprovoked, according to police. May 22, 2022, 8:32 PM • 6 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article New York City Police officers are searching for a gunman after a subway passenger was shot and killed in what investigators describe as an unprovoked attack. The suspect was pacing back and […]