| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:02 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Commuters streaming into New York City on Monday endured long waits and crowded trains, giving the recovering transit system a stress test a week after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the New Jersey and New York coast lines.
Trains were so...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Cops are on the hunt for a pistol packing thug who's been targeting subway riders in Queens and they're asking for the public's help. The gunman has struck at least three times on the A train.
At about 8:17 a.m. Sunday, he pointed a gun at a 19-year-...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Blasts occur daily in the tunnel being drilled below 2nd Avenue, but what happened just after noon Tuesday was clearly a daily practice gone wrong.
While setting off what was to be a small controlled blast to pave way for an escalator entrance, MTA...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 4:15 PM
BOSTON -- A mother carrying 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 before a train came through the...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 6:13 AM
BOSTON (KTLA) -- A mother who took a frightening fall off a subway platform is now explaining what led up to the accident.
The incident was captured on video, as Meera Thakrar, carrying her 4-year-old son, stepped right off the platform and landed the...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:53 AM
Construction will start again on the Second Avenue subway line today.
Last Tuesday, workers placed explosives at the wrong angle, according to MTA officials, and when it exploded, it blew through street plates, reached the street level and caused...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 6:23 PM
The MTA is extending their plan to get rid of rodents by removing trash cans from subway stations.
The transit authority says in eight more stations - two each in the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens will become trash can free on Sept. 2.
| Aug 31, 2012
| 7:15 PM
The Subway Game of the Week this Friday night is Colfax at El Camino. The Eagles won 49-0 over Union Mine last week, while the Falcons are coming from a close 28-21 loss against Argonaut.
This game ran away with the vote, winning with a 90% vote share....
| Sep 5, 2012
| 12:05 AM
Why, if I live in Imperial, pay Imperial city taxes and vote for Imperial school officials, is my child not allowed to attend the Imperial school district? I live in the Victoria Ranch establishment in Imperial and we are considered El Centro school...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 11:32 PM
Just in time for International Library Week on Friday comes the news that the next temporary site of the El Centro Public Library is expected to open within a few weeks.
The historic downtown building that housed the El Centro library for decades was...
| Sep 9, 2012
Frequent-flier trip delivered
Not all frequent-flier airline experiences ("Frequent Flier, Here's How to Take Your Seat," On the Spot, Sept. 2, by Catharine Hamm) are negative: After I jokingly offered my rabbi miles in exchange for a personally guided...