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    A man was pushed onto the subway tracks by a stranger in Columbus Circle Thursday morning — but got back onto the platform with the help of a good Samaritan, police said. Raphael Mejias, 25, told cops he was standing on the south bound D train platform at the 59th Street station around 5:40...
    Rikien Wilder, the Good Samaritan whose heroic actions led to the arrest of the man charged with causing the derailment of a New York City subway train on Sunday, has been awared a year of free, unlimited subway rides. MTA Chairman & CEO Patrick J. Foye and Interim New York City Transit President Sarah Feinberg hail...
    A man was pushed onto the subway tracks by a stranger in Columbus Circle Thursday morning — but got back onto the platform with the help of a good Samaritan, police said. Raphael Mejias, 25, told cops he was standing on the south bound D train platform at the 59th Street station around 5:40 a.m....
    COLUMBUS CIRCLE (WABC) -- A man was pushed onto the subway tracks at the Columbus Circle station Thursday morning.The 25 year old got into a dispute with another man on the D line around 5:40 a.m.The other man pushed him onto the subway tracks and fled the scene.The victim got himself off the tracks and...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a man was shoved onto the subway tracks early Thursday morning in Manhattan. It happened around 5:40 a.m. at the Columbus Circle station. Police said the 25-year-old victim was pushed onto the southbound D line track. He was taken to the hospital after complaining of rib pain. The victim...
    (CNN)After chasing down and capturing a suspect allegedly responsible for derailing a subway train, one man gets a year of free rides, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said Wednesday."Rikien Wilder's actions to ensure this suspect could not repeat the heinous crime somewhere else likely saved the lives of fellow New Yorkers, something you cannot put a...
    It’ll go great with his giant wallet and keys. A Manhattan straphanger who risked his life in an attempt to stop a subway derailment and nab the saboteur responsible was honored Wednesday by the MTA — with a giant novelty MetroCard and a year of free swipes. In a guest appearance at the agency’s monthly...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A good Samaritan was hailed as a hero at Wednesday’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority board meeting. He caught the suspect allegedly responsible for derailing a subway train over the weekend and held him until police arrived. Rikien Wilder was praised and awarded by MTA brass for not only saving lives, but catching...
    It’s so bad that the MTA board felt obliged to formally ban public defecation in the subway and bus system. Rules already stated that riders who “create a nuisance, hazard or unsanitary condition (including, but not limited to, spitting or urinating)” are subject to a $100 fine. But the agency felt it had to “enhance...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The MTA is enacting new rules that will make it harder for homeless individuals to take refuge in the subway system, but transit officials say it’s to minimize public health risks. Riders have the right to a clean, safe trip on the subway, so the MTA formally adopted a ban on...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Although cleaning of subway cars and platforms have increased during the pandemic, passengers still feel there are lingering issues.And the issues aren't just rubbish, but soiled seats and platforms."It's like someone peed on the seat," rider Ashley Rodriguez said.It's always been against the rules to defecate in subway cars, but the...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City The man of the hour is Rikien Wilder, a New Jersey native who risked life and limb to stop the madman who allegedly threw construction debris on the tracks in the 14th Street station of the...
    New York City's government officials are reportedly ready to finally issue a formal ban on defecating in the city's subways, buses, and transit facilities this week, the New York Post reported. Currently, the poop ban is just a temporary rule implemented in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Wait. There wasn't already an...
    MTA board members voted unanimously Wednesday to make official emergency rules enacted in April that make it easier for cops to remove homeless from the subways. The new rules include a ban on “any wheeled cart greater than 30 inches in either length or width,” and a requirement that riders spend no more than one...
    It’ll go great with his giant wallet and keys. A Manhattan straphanger who risked his life in an attempt to stop a subway derailment and nab the saboteur responsible was honored Wednesday by the MTA — with a a giant novelty MetroCard and a year of free swipes. In a guest appearance at the agency’s...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Cops are looking for a suspect who assaulted a woman after she thwarted his robbery attempt on a Brooklyn subway. According to police, at 5:30 a.m. on Sept. 20 a 53-year-old woman was riding a southbound...
    The Season 6 cinematic for Call Of Duty Modern Warfare and Warzone is here. To say that it is intense would be an understatement because as always, it packs a serious punch. Take a look at the cinematic trailer below. The teaser finally confirms the rumors of a subway system for Call Of Duty...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Good Samaritan was assaulted for speaking up and stopping a robbery on the subway, police say. The incident happened around 5:30 a.m. Sunday on a southbound D train from Columbus Circle. Police said the 53-year-old victim saw a man trying to steal a book bag from a sleeping passenger. When...
    Richardson to unveil signs for subway stations Assemblymember Diana Richardson (D-Crown Heights-Prospect-Lefferts Gardens-Wingate-Flatbush) will be unveiling some new signage for the Franklin Avenue and President Street Subway Stations in honor of Medgar Evers College. “Following an outpouring of community concerns about the naming of two subway stations in our district, I introduced legislation that called...
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone’s latest season is almost here, Infinity Ward gave players a few hints about what the update will include in the first trailer. It seems that when the new season begins on Sept. 29, a new subway system will open up underneath Verdasnk. The trailer starts with radio...
    BROOKLYN, New York (WABC) -- A woman speaks exclusively with Eyewitness News about a harrowing attack on a subway train last week."I couldn't see. My face was on fire. I thought it was acid to be honest," said the victim named Anna.This 28-year-old victim still has nightmares from the assault she suffered on the R...
    Stand clear of the open door! New video shows a door on a Brooklyn-bound Q train wide open as the train traveled over the Manhattan Bridge above the East River on Sunday night — while a straphanger leans out to record on their phone. The clip from inside the train, posted on Reddit, shows...
    BROOKLYN, New York (WABC) -- A woman speaks exclusively with Eyewitness News about a harrowing attack on a subway train last week."I couldn't see. My face was on fire. I thought it was acid to be honest," said the victim named Anna.This 28-year-old victim still has nightmares from the assault she suffered on the R...
    The only No. 2 allowed on the MTA is the train line. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board is slated to formally ban defecating on its subways, buses and transit facilities during its meeting on Wednesday. The dirty deed is already barred under current rules, which subject any rider to a $100 fine for “create[ing]...
    After getting kudos for its early response to the coronavirus, Subway Restaurants is now being blasted by store operators for demanding that they return to business as usual despite still-sagging sales in the midst of the pandemic. Subway this month told its roughly 23,000 US restaurants to resume operating 84 hours a week, or...
    UNION SQUARE, Manhattan (WABC) -- At a time when most are still avoiding the subway because of COVID-19, Artist Devon Rodriguez is drawn to the rails."I had to capture this, put in my art because this is a moment in history we've never seen before," Rodriguez said.Having on a mask in New York City is...
    NEW YORK CITY -- A spike in crime rates on the New York City subway system combined with the coronavirus pandemic decimating ridership has the MTA worried on top of the financial crisis the agency is already facing.Many straphangers say a notable NYPD presence in the subway system has been lacking, and at the height...
    The repair bill for damage caused by Sunday’s saboteur-inflicted subway train derailment is “approaching $1 million,” the MTA said. The tab includes around $100,000 for repairs to the West 14th Street station plus “several hundred thousand dollars” to reconstruct the derailed train, a transit official told The Post. Demetrius Harvard, 30, was apprehended shortly...
    The repair bill for damage caused by Sunday’s saboteur-inflected subway train derailment is “approaching $1 million,” the MTA said. The tab includes around $100,000 for repairs to West 14th Street station plus “several hundred thousand dollars” to reconstruct the derailed train, a transit official told The Post. Demetrius Harvard, 30, was apprehended shortly after the...
    Criminals are creatures of habit. If they commit burglary and are released without punishment, they tend to return to break-ins. Well, likewise, if they have a penchant for sabotaging or damaging public transportation and they are released without bail, they tend to do it again. New York is now learning this basic lesson in criminology...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City By Jose Martinez, THE CITY This article was originally published on Sep 21 at 9:09 p.m. EDT by THE CITY Transit troublemakers are leaving a growing trail of destruction in the subway — even after...
    ON THIS DAY IN 1907, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “Under lowering clouds, but with the spirit of revelry still unsubdued, gay, blithesome, rollicking Coney Island last night tripped and danced and cavorted and capered out the season of 1907. Just as officially the carnival of Mardi Gras ended on Friday night, so the pleasure...
    The man suspected of derailing a Manhattan subway train was held in lieu of $50,000 cash bail at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court Monday night. Judge Paul Mcdonnell set the bail on Demetrius Harvard, 30, who is accused of tossing metal construction debris onto the tracks at West 14th Street and Eighth Avenue...
    The man accused of derailing a Manhattan subway train by tossing metal construction debris on to the tracks on Sunday was released without bail on a prior case, outraging one victim’s husband. “She is very scared and has a heart problem,” said Prymnauth Persaud, 66, whose wife Jasoda Ramchan-Persaud was treated for minor injuries after...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City A 40-year-old man was fatally struck by a Manhattan-bound Q train in Brooklyn during the evening rush hour on Monday, knocking out service for commuters for more than an hour, transit police said. Police officials say...
    (CNN)Several subway signs in New York City were temporarily altered to read "Ruth St" over the weekend to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The blue and white titled mosaic signs normally read "50th St," but vinyl stickers were placed over the "50" transforming it to "RU."Artists Adrian Wilson and Matt Duncan said they...
    The man accused of derailing a Manhattan subway train by tossing metal construction debris on to the tracks on Sunday was released without bail on a prior case, outraging one victim’s husband. “She is very scared and has a heart problem,” said Plymouth Persaud, 66, whose wife Jasoda Ramchan-Persaud was treated for minor injuries after...
    A Bronx man has been charged with criminal mischief after metal clamps were thrown on to New York subway tracks, causing a train to derail leaving injuring three people.   Demetrius Harvard, 30, from the Bronx, was arrested immediately after the uptown A train was forced from the tracks as it arrived at Manhattan's 14th St -...
    CHELSEA, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man has been arrested for allegedly tossing debris onto subway tracks in Manhattan Sunday morning in Chelsea, causing a train to derail and snarling service for much of the day.30-year-old Demetrius Harvard is charged with reckless endangerment, criminal mischief, assault and criminal trespass.Police said an investigation revealed Harvard was seen...
    The man suspected of causing a Manhattan subway derailment by tossing metal construction debris onto the tracks was hit with a number of charges for the vandalism on Sunday night, police said. Demetrius Harvard, 30, is accused of chucking the material onto the tracks at 14th Street and Eighth Avenue as an uptown A-train was...
    CHELSEA, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man has been arrested for allegedly tossing debris onto subway tracks in Manhattan Sunday morning in Chelsea, causing a train to derail and snarling service for much of the day but causing no serious injuries.The front of the northbound A train derailed on the express track at the 8th Avenue...
    Loading the player... A subway train in New York City derailed on Sunday after investigators say debris threw it off its track.  The incident happened at the 14 St./Eighth Ave. station in the West Village at 8:17 a.m.  NYC SUBWAY CRASH- VO SUN0091 & VO/SOT SUN0092-A northbound A train struck debris as it was...
    CHELSEA, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are questioning a man they say tossed debris onto subway tracks in Manhattan Sunday morning in Chelsea, causing a train to derail and snarling service for much if the day but causing no serious injuries.The front of the northbound A train derailed on the express track at the 8th Avenue...
    It’s the “supreme” tribute for a New York-born icon. A tile sign for Manhattan’s 50th Street station on the C/E line was doctored to read “Ruth St.” in memory of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at 87 from complications of pancreatic cancer. Twitter account Plannedalism blasted out a video of...