A man was struck by a train in Penn Station Wednesday morning causing delays on the Eighth Avenue lines, cops said.
The victim was breathing and awake following the 11:09 a.m. incident where he was struck by a northbound C train at the Penn Station stop, according to police.
Witnesses claimed the unidentified victim jumped in front of the train as it approached the station, cops said.... » more
A woman Monday survived a jump from a moving No. 6 train in Harlem, disrupting service for more than two hours, officials said.
The unidentified woman hopped off the northbound train while standing between cars north of 125th Street shortly before 12:20 p.m.
"It looked like an apparent suicide attempt," said a police spokesman.
She was taken to Harlem Hospital Center with injuries... » more
A suspicious package that turned out to be a toy caused the Times Square train station to be shut down for more than an hour Monday, according to the NYPD and the MTA.
People were prevented from entering the Times Square station during an NYPD bomb squad investigation that ensued after a 1:30 p.m. call about the package near the A, C and E lines.
Trains on that line skipped the station... » more
An owner of a stolen smartphone that was equipped with an anti-theft app is getting help from the NYPD to track down the suspected thief.
The NYPD Sunday released the stealth selfie of the suspect taken by a Samsung Galaxy phone equipped with an app that takes a photo of a person trying to access a lost or stolen phone. The owner told police he realized his phone was missing after boarding... » more
The 17-year-old girl found carrying a dead fetus at a midtown Victoria's Secret could face more than shoplifting charges depending on the results of an autopsy.
The teen mother of the dead baby boy, Tiana Rodriguez of Brooklyn, and a friend, 17-year-old Francis Estevez of Glendale, pleaded not guilty during their arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court Saturday afternoon on charges of petit... » more
A teenage girl was found with a dead baby in her shopping bag when she was stopped by a security guard Thursday at the Herald Square Victoria's Secret, police said.
Cops were called into the store at 34th Street and Sixth Avenue around 1 p.m. and questioned the 17-year-old girl, who allegedly was believed to be shoplifting with her friend, police said.
The medical examiner arrived shortly... » more
A body was found hanging from a park fence behind a Staten Island middle school Thursday morning, the NYPD said.
A custodian at I.S. 51 reported the body to police around 7:18 a.m., according to an NYPD spokeswoman. The body, which was not identified, was that of a man between 40 and 50 years old and was hung with rope on a fence in Markham Playground, which is behind the school. There was... » more
The NYPD is on the hunt for the SUV a creep used to sexually assault a 12-year-old girl in Ozone Park on Sunday.
New video footage of the silver four-door SUV was released Wednesday in an effort to identify the alleged sexual assaulter, who lured the girl into his car with claims he worked with rapper Nicki Minaj and talk of modeling opportunities.
Police said the suspect chatted with... » more
A 45-year-old man wounded by gunfire early Tuesday morning was able to hail a cab to a hospital, where he is in critical but stable condition.
The man, whose identity has not been released, was shot three times shortly before 1:30 a.m. on West 88th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. He was struck twice in the torso and once in the left thigh. He then grabbed a cab to St. Luke's Hospital.
An... » more
The search for a missing autistic Queens boy has expanded outside the city to parts of New Jersey and Long Island, the NYPD said yesterday.
Avonte Oquendo, 14, ran away from his classes at Center Boulevard School in Long Island City on Oct. 4 and into the subways, police said.
The MTA made announcements on loudspeakers and digital time clocks throughout the weekend about Oquendo's disappearance.... » more