A man died Tuesday afternoon after a northbound N train hit him at the Broadway station in Queens, the MTA and police said.
The apparent suicide occurred around 4:15 p.m. and caused a service shutdown for several hours on the N and Q trains between Ditmars Boulevard and Queensboro Plaza. Police said there was no criminality suspected. There was no information on the man's identity... » more
The man arrested in South Carolina for allegedly murdering 14-year-old D'aja Robinson on a Queens bus was brought back to New York Wednesday to be arraigned.
Kevin McClinton, 21, was charged with second-degree murder, first-degree reckless endangerment and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Last month, McClinton, in an attempt to kill another person, shot up a Queens bus idling... » more
The man suspected of fatally shooting a 14-year-old girl while she was on a Queens bus was arrested in South Carolina Tuesday, the NYPD said.
Kevin McClinton, 21, who was named a suspect in D'aja Robinson's death on Friday, was picked up in a city outside Columbia, S.C., without incident, according to law enforcement officials.
Officials with the U.S. Marshals Service in South Carolina... » more
The MTA's Fastrack repair program will limit service on the E, F, M and R lines in Queens over four nights this week.
From 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., from tonight to Friday morning, there will be no E service between Roosevelt Avenue in Queens and the World Trade Center, while F trains will stop running between Roosevelt Avenue and 21st Street-Queensbridge. M and R service ends early each night.
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A vintage IND subway train rolled through the Rockaways Thursday to celebrate the A train's return to the peninsula seven months after Superstorm Sandy struck.
By noon, straphangers had an A train with regular service, which cost more than $75 million to restore. More than 30,000 people rely on A train service in the Rockaways daily.
"Today, we get the people of the Rockaways all... » more
UPDATED 5/30/13 4:28 p.m.: Seven months after Superstorm Sandy robbed Rockaways residents of their main transit route to the rest of the city, the A train is set to return to the area at noon Thursday.
The above-ground A line in the Rockaways was among the most damaged parts of the transit system after Sandy, and the MTA estimates it costs more than $75 million to repair the line's mangled... » more
The A train is coming back to the Rockaways Thursday, and residents throughout the summer will still be able to take the ferry that replaced the train service after superstorm Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday.
The roughly 45-minute, $2 ferry ride from Beach 108th Street and Beach Channel Drive to Pier 11 in lower Manhattan will continue to shuttle Rockaways residents for the... » more
Queens lawmakers and business groups are betting that casino table games at the borough's racino will bring riches to the local economy.
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushes his proposal for new non-Indian casinos to attract jobs and visitors to upstate New York, southern Queens elected officials Tuesday said their borough should get a piece of the action. They joined with the Queens Chamber of Commerce... » more
A tow-truck driver was charged Monday for drunken driving and reckless endagerment for allegedly crashing his SUV into a van full of teens while he was driving the wrong way on the Van Wyck Expressway.
Early Sunday morning, Jose Chimbo's Nissan Murano collided head on with a van that had 13 teenagers who were returning from a party, the DA said. The teens and their driver were taken to local... » more