Subway

Asian Straphanger Slashed Across the Face in Unprovoked Attack at Delancey Station

Posted March 8, 2022 at 5:03 am

An Asian straphanger was slashed across the face in an unprovoked attack on the subway on the Lower East Side Sunday morning. Cops said that the 41-year-old victim was traveling on a northbound J train as it entered the Delancey Street/Essex Street station at about 8:30am, when a stranger slashed his face with a razor […]

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Talk Smack: Straphanger at Delancey Station Bludgeoned After Asking Junkie Not to Shoot Up

Posted February 28, 2022 at 5:03 am

A straphanger riding the J train last week was bludgeoned with an iron pipe after telling a junkie not to shoot up in the car, several media outlets reported. The 31-year-old victim had been traveling on a northbound J train at around 5:20pm last Wednesday, cops said, when he spotted a man pulling out a […]

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Gunman Fires 4 Shots Inside East Broadway Subway Station

Posted December 28, 2021 at 5:01 am

Shots were fired inside the East Broadway subway station following a verbal dispute, police said. At approximately 9:15pm, an unidentified male gunman fired four rounds toward a group of people with whom he was involved in a verbal dispute in inside the station. He then fled the scene in an unknown direction. There were no […]

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MTA Worker Assaulted with Dustpan Inside Delancey Street Station

Last modified December 14, 2021 at 6:47 am

A transit worker inside the Delancey Street subway station was punched and beaten with his own dustpan during a nighttime feud Sunday evening. The 51-year-old MTA cleaner was assaulted during an exchange with a male straphanger at 9:15pm over a subway fare, according to police. The attacker reportedly punched the worker in the face, then […]

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Homeless Man Slashed in Bowery Subway Station

Posted November 22, 2021 at 5:03 am

A feud between two homeless men in a Lower East Side subway station turned bloody Friday afternoon, when one was slashed. The victim was cut during the purported argument on the J train platform at the Bowery Station at about 1:45pm, according to cops. Bleeding from a gash wound to his head, he stumbled to […]

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Rep. Maloney Tours Decaying East Broadway Station

Posted October 8, 2021 at 5:07 am

It’s no secret that East Broadway station is decaying before our eyes, and a chosen spot for crime. Local leaders elevated the plight of the 85-year-old station by highlighting the problems to U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney, who organized a walkthrough earlier this week. Goal of the tour was to provide a first-hand look at a […]

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Subway Surfer Died in Early-Morning J Train Session at Essex Station

Posted October 5, 2021 at 5:18 am

An early-morning subway surf sesh proved deadly as a 32-year-old man lost his footing while atop a Brooklyn-bound J train headed toward the Williamsburg Bridge. According to police, the incident happened at around 4:30am on Saturday, after the man stood on top of the roof of the subway car. As it left Essex Street station […]

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Teenager Attacked by Panhandler Asking for Dollar in East Broadway Station

Posted September 17, 2021 at 5:07 am

The East Broadway subway station bolsters its reputation as haven of crime this week with reports that a teenager was attacked by an aggressive panhandler. According to police, at 8:15am last Sunday (September 12), an unknown man approached a 16-year-old boy asking for a dollar. When the teenager refused, the suspect followed, and muttered racist […]

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Crowdfunding Push for Mom Yanked Down Stairs in Chinatown Subway Mugging

Posted July 21, 2021 at 5:02 am

In which an ordinary trip to Chinatown this past weekend turned into tragedy. On Saturday morning (July 17), a 58-year-old woman identified as Htwe Than Than and her son, Kyaw Zaw Hein, were exiting the Canal Street station of the N/Q line when an unidentified assailant attacked. Cops said the mugger grabbed the son’s backpack […]

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With Completion Date Delayed, Subway Ventilation Project Foments Chaos on Forsyth Street

Posted July 16, 2021 at 5:00 am

Already in play for nigh on four years years, the job to replace outdated subway ventilation apparatus fifteen beneath the roadbed at Forsyth and Delancey Streets is now full throttle. The criss-crossing network of fencing around construction creates havens for illicit activity – drug deals, shooting up, public sex, and attempted assaults are now par […]

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