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Person of interest saw in relation to Fulton Street station devices
NYPD
Andrew Weber
August 16, 2019 - 7:53 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are searching for a man who was seen on security footage putting two rice cookers in the Fulton Street subway station Friday morning. According to WNBC , the suspect has been identified as Larry Griffin, from West Virginia. NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan...
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Keith Powers Twitter @KeithPowersNYC
Kimberly Dole
August 15, 2019 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Subways riders were bugged by a giant praying mantis that joined them during their commute on the 6 train. Among them was City Councilman Keith Powers who posted a photo of the insect hanging out near one of the windows inside the train. "Like most New Yorkers, I’m...
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Subway station
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David Caplan
August 09, 2019 - 5:13 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- You probably don't need a state-released study to tell you the following if you're a regular straphanger: A whopping 65 percent of subway platforms are either worn or damaged, according to a report based on MTA inspection data released Friday by state comptroller Tom...
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Fulton Center subway station
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Andrew Weber
August 09, 2019 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is out with a report card on the MTA’s subway station maintenance. He says the overall number of repairs has increased, leaving fewer stations in good condition as the system has deteriorated faster than the pace of repairs. MTA’s growing...
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MTA bus mischief
NYPD
Andrew Weber
August 09, 2019 - 12:25 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are searching for two women who were responsible for throwing a chair, rocks, and bricks at an MTA bus in surveillance footage released Friday. The incident took place on June 25 at about 6:15 p.m on East 170th Street in the Bronx. The women were involved in a dispute...
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MTA bus
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Andrew Weber
August 09, 2019 - 10:56 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A man is under arrest for threatening a bus driver with a gun Friday morning. Police say it was around 8 a.m. that the two got into an argument over where the passenger could be dropped off. The incident occurred at 83rd Street and Central Park West. No word yet on charges...
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MTA bus on fire
Citizen App
Andrew Weber
August 07, 2019 - 8:24 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — An MTA bus caught fire in the Fordham Manor section of the Bronx Wednesday morning. The incident happened near the intersection of Grand Concourse and East Kingsbridge Road around 7:30 a.m. Bus on Fire https://t.co/fwUhErXjak — uffy (@UffyButterz) August 7, 2019 No injuries...
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Subway spitter
u/ventriiloquist/Reddit
August 03, 2019 - 11:49 am
A spit-soaked straphanger taught another man a very hard lesson in manners after he hocked two loogies at him.
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NYPD
August 03, 2019 - 10:51 am
A man who authorities say caused dozens of New York City subway delays by pulling emergency brakes has been arrested again for allegedly "surfing'' on the outside of a train.
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Man hit by A train
Citizen App
Andrew Weber
July 26, 2019 - 7:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A suspicious package found in the backpack of a man hit by a train in Queens Friday morning has been deemed safe, police confirmed. The man seems to have jumped out in front of an A train at 80th Street in Woodhaven. The suspicious package @MTA 80th Street/Hudson Station in...
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