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NYC Subways to Get More Touchscreen Travel Kiosks

NYC Subways to Get More Touchscreen Travel Kiosks

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In a continued effort to improve public transportation through technology, the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced plans to roll out at least 77 new On the Go! touchscreen travel kiosks …

Man Accused of Dragging Woman onto Philadelphia Subway Tracks

Man Accused of Dragging Woman onto Philadelphia Subway Tracks

ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) — Philadelphia police said they have arrested the suspect caught on surveillance video attacking and dragging a woman across a train station platform before throwing her onto the tracks.The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportati…

Man Accused of Dragging Woman onto Philadelphia Subway Tracks

Man Accused of Dragging Woman onto Philadelphia Subway Tracks

ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) — Philadelphia police said they have arrested the suspect caught on surveillance video attacking and dragging a woman across a train station platform before throwing her onto the tracks.The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportati…

NYC Subway Push Killing: Woman Charged With Murder

NYC Subway Push Killing: Woman Charged With Murder

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A woman who allegedly told New York City police she pushed a man onto the subway tracks because she hated Hindus and Muslims has been charged with murder as a hate crime. Erica Menendez, 31, allegedly told police that she “pushed …

NYC Subway Push Killing: Suspect in Custody

NYC Subway Push Killing: Suspect in Custody

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — After a two-day search, New York City police say they have apprehended a suspect in Thursday night’s subway-platform death.”Detectives have in custody a woman who has made statements implicating herself in …

Man Killed After Being Pushed in Front of NYC Subway Train

Man Killed After Being Pushed in Front of NYC Subway Train

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Detectives in New York are searching for a female suspect who fled a subway station after a man was fatally pushed in front of a train on an elevated platform in Queens, N.Y.At 8:04 p.m. on Thursday, an unn…

Subway Riders Should Run, Hide from Trains if Stuck on Tracks

Subway Riders Should Run, Hide from Trains if Stuck on Tracks

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When a 58-year-old subway rider was pushed on the tracks and killed by an oncoming train in New York City on Monday, rail commuters around the country were forced to think about how they would act if they got stuck o…

Subway Riders Should Run, Hide from Trains if Stuck on Tracks

Subway Riders Should Run, Hide from Trains if Stuck on Tracks

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — When a 58-year-old subway rider was pushed on the tracks and killed by an oncoming train in New York City on Monday, rail commuters around the country were forced to think about how they would act if they got stuck o…

Suspected NYC Subway Pusher Arraigned on Murder Charges

Suspected NYC Subway Pusher Arraigned on Murder Charges

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A Manhattan, N.Y., judge denied bail late Wednesday to a man charged with shoving a Korean immigrant onto subway tracks where he was killed by an oncoming train.Assistant District Attorney James Lin told the court that defendant N…

Subway Push Murder Suspect Implicated Himself, Police Say

Subway Push Murder Suspect Implicated Himself, Police Say

iStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A suspect believed to be responsible for throwing a man into the path of an oncoming New York City subway train, and who was taken into custody Tuesday, has made statements implicating himself, police said.According…

NY Commuters Can No Longer Use Subway as Tardy Excuse

NY Commuters Can No Longer Use Subway as Tardy Excuse

iStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New York City commuters no longer can lie to say they were late because of subway delays.That’s because the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which manages the city’s public transportation, has rele…

Boston Woman Carrying Young Son Tumbles Onto Subway Tracks

Boston Woman Carrying Young Son Tumbles Onto Subway Tracks

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — A Boston mother holding her 4-year-old son in her arms walked right off a subway platform during rush hour and fell face-first onto the tracks.Two Good Samaritans quickly jumped to the tracks to save her and her son be…

Subway Tests New Vegan Sandwiches

Subway Tests New Vegan Sandwiches

Courtesy Compassion Over Killing(NEW YORK) — Subway has expanded its menu beyond the world of carnivores and vegetarians.  The company announced this week that it will begin offering three vegan sandwiches at locations in Maryland, Washington D.C…

Japan Intensifies Search for Man Allegedly Involved in ’95 Subway Attack

Japan Intensifies Search for Man Allegedly Involved in ’95 Subway Attack

YOSHIKATSU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images(TOKYO) — Japanese police have launched a nationwide manhunt for the member of a doomsday cult that masterminded deadly attacks on Tokyo subways 17 years ago.Police say Katsuya Takahashi drove a car for fellow cult mem…

Pizza Hut Tries to Bite into Subway’s Sales

Pizza Hut Tries to Bite into Subway’s Sales

Image credit: Pizza Hut(NEW YORK) — It’s a battle of sandwich versus sandwich.  Pizza Hut is taking on Subway in its marketing campaign promoting the launch of the new P’zolo sandwich.With advertising that says “See ya subs&rdqu…

Dad Saves Woman on NYC Subway Tracks

Dad Saves Woman on NYC Subway Tracks

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A father of three young children leaped on the tracks of the New York City subway, rescuing a woman as his children looked on in disbelief.Greg Wetzel, 40, Saturday rescued an unconscious woman who had fallen on the …

New York Subway Bomb Plotter Breaks Down on Witness Stand

New York Subway Bomb Plotter Breaks Down on Witness Stand

iStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Najibullah Zazi, the admitted ringleader of a 2009 plot to bomb the New York City subway, broke down in tears Thursday, during his third day of testimony against his alleged co-conspirator.When asked by the prosecut…

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous Jury

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous Jury

iStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In an unusual legal move, when a New York City man goes on trial this spring for allegedly plotting to detonate explosives in the subway, it will be an anonymous jury that determines his fate. U.S. District Court Ju…

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous Jury

Accused NYC Subway Terrorist to Face Anonymous Jury

iStockphotos/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In an unusual legal move, when a New York City man goes on trial this spring for allegedly plotting to detonate explosives in the subway, it will be an anonymous jury that determines his fate. U.S. District Court Ju…

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