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[UPDATE] Man Killed By L Train At Union Square, Service Partially Suspended

[UPDATE] Man Killed By L Train At Union Square, Service Partially Suspended

(The L train platform at Third Avenue this morning, courtesy Benjamin Brunning.) We're getting a flood of reports about problems on the L train this morning, and it turns out the cause of the delays is...

MTA Chief Wants 7 Train Extended To Chelsea

MTA Chief Wants 7 Train Extended To Chelsea

Sadly, this bit of the 7 train extension will likely never end up in the Garden State. But maybe Chelsea? (Jake Dobkin / Gothamist). So the 7 train to New Jersey is probably (definitely) not going...

NYPD Arrest Latest L Train Perv But Other Subway Pervs Still Lurk

NYPD Arrest Latest L Train Perv But Other Subway Pervs Still Lurk

Earlier this week, the NYPD asked the public for help in identifying and locating a man who allegedly masturbated on an L train while staring at a female passenger. The passenger took a picture of the...

NYPD: Help Us Find This L Train Perv

NYPD: Help Us Find This L Train Perv

After asking for the public's help in locating an alleged upskirt pervert who was on a 4 train, the NYPD is now asking for help in identifying another subway pervert—this time on the L train—who is...

NYPD Seek Man Who Raped Woman On DeKalb L Train Station Steps

NYPD Seek Man Who Raped Woman On DeKalb L Train Station Steps

The police have released a sketch of a man suspected of raping a woman on the steps of the DeKalb L train station. According to the NYPD, the incident occurred last Friday, April 6, at 3:50...

[Update] Two Occupy Wall Street Activists Arrested For L Train "Priority Seating" Stickers

[Update] Two Occupy Wall Street Activists Arrested For L Train

(Via @OccupyWallStNYC) [Update Below] This week, a pair of Occupy Wall Street activists went around the city affixing "Priority Seating For The 1%" stickers to various subways as a protest to the MTA being underwritten by...

L Train Finally Gets

L Train Finally Gets "Priority Seating" For Its More Refined Riders

(Via @OccupyWallStNYC) Earlier this year, populist everyman Newt Gingrich brought the hammer down on those out of touch "elites" who live in high rises and "ride the subway" like Olympian gods zooming about on gilded subterranean...

L Train Murder Suspect Likely NOT An Occupy Wall Street Protester

L Train Murder Suspect Likely NOT An Occupy Wall Street Protester

Photograph of suspect Ryan Beauchamp on the left; at right, the NYPD sketch of the suspect Yesterday, police arrested a suspect in the death of Joshua Basin, who was fatally hit by an L Train after...

L-Train Murder Suspect Reportedly Arrested

L-Train Murder Suspect Reportedly Arrested

Photograph of suspect Ryan Beauchamp on the left; at right, the NYPD sketch of the suspect The suspect in the death of Joshua Basin at the Bedford Avenue L train stop on Friday night has been...

Police Identify L Train Murder Suspect, Release Photo

Police Identify L Train Murder Suspect, Release Photo

Photograph of suspect Ryan Beauchamp on the left; at right, the NYPD sketch of the suspect Last night, the police released a photograph of the suspect in Friday's L train murder and identified him as Ryan...

L Train Murder Suspect Reportedly Said "It's Showtime" Before Fatal Fight

L Train Murder Suspect Reportedly Said

The scene at Bedford Avenue on Friday night (Brooklyn Hilary's flickr) Late Friday night, a 20-year-old Queens college student was fatally hit by an L Train after a verbal and physical altercation with a fellow straphanger...

Police Release Sketch Of L Train Murder Suspect

Police Release Sketch Of L Train Murder Suspect

The police released a sketch of the man suspected of starting a fight at the Bedford Avenue L train station that left another man dead on Friday night. Police say that the suspect and the victim,...

L Train Murder: Fatal Fight At Bedford Station As Man Is Killed By Train

L Train Murder: Fatal Fight At Bedford Station As Man Is Killed By Train

Photograph of the Bedford stop by johnnieutah on Flickr Last night, a fight between two men spilled from the L train, onto the Bedford Avenue platform, and then onto the subway tracks. What started as a...

Man Killed By L Train As He Attempted To Cross Tracksgallery

Man Killed By L Train As He Attempted To Cross Tracks

A man was struck and killed by a Rockaway Park bound L train at the Morgan Avenue stop last night as he attempted to cross the tracks. According to the NYPD, an MTA motorman said Brooklyn resident...

Reminder: There Is No L Service <em>Again</em> This Weekend

Reminder: There Is No L Service Again This Weekend

Gonna be awhile (specialkrb's flickr). It's Friday morning, so it's time to start making plans for the blessed, blessed weekend. But if you live in, or want to travel to, Northern Brooklyn we probably should warn...

"Dead Baby" On L Train Actually A Cabbage Patch Doll

Original image via (Idle Type) You may have read a "terrifying account" on the internet about a woman being arrested for carrying a dead baby on the L train last night. BuzzFeed lifts Redditor hollyholidayz's tale,...

No L Train This Weekend, But At Least There Is An L Train?

No L Train This Weekend, But At Least There Is An L Train?

How the L train will look this weekend (Dsade's flickr). The Brooklyn businesses who say that periodic shut downs of the L train are hurting their business hopefully already know this, but in case you were...

L Hell Is Driving Williamsburg Businesses Batty

L Hell Is Driving Williamsburg Businesses Batty

So rare to see so few people on an L train (bitchcakesNY's flickr). For years now residents of North Brooklyn have been dealing with L Hell, in which L train service is either cut entirely or...

Video: Subway Shaman Performs Ritual L Train Dancevideo

Video: Subway Shaman Performs Ritual L Train Dance

Stroller fights, pole dances, six-course meals—if a lot of strange stuff wasn't happening on and around the L Train, we'd be worried. So the video below of a bearded bra-wearing, wand-twirling entertainer performing a shamanistic dance...

Scared Of Cold, Snow MTA Cancels Non-L Train Subway Work

Scared Of Cold, Snow MTA Cancels Non-L Train Subway Work

Gothamist Originally there was going to be quite a bit of subway work this weekend. But then the weather forecast came in predicting actual cold (and snow!) and whatdayaknow, the MTA went and canceled most of...

Yesterday's 4 Subway Station Deaths: 3 Killed By Trains, 1 Found Dead On Staircase

Yesterday's 4 Subway Station Deaths: 3 Killed By Trains, 1 Found Dead On Staircase

Photograph of the tracks at the 42nd Street station by Gary Burke on Flickr While we mentioned two subway-related fatalities yesterday, it turns out two other men also died in the subway system—one of them was...

UPDATE: Man Fatally Struck By L Train At Third Avenue

UPDATE: Man Fatally Struck By L Train At Third Avenue

Photograph by evgrieve A man was struck by a L train at Third Avenue this morning, and initial reports say he is dead. The MTA has suspended L service in both directions between Bedford Avenue and...

Architect's Dream: To Extend L Train To United Nations

Architect's Dream: To Extend L Train To United Nations

"It seems weird at first," architect David Wright told DNAInfo. "It would work really well for NYC subway riders by connecting virtually all subway lines and adding connections only makes travel easier."

Williamsburg Merchants Hurt By L Train Disruptions Wonder Why Work Can't Be Done At Night

Williamsburg Merchants Hurt By L Train Disruptions Wonder Why Work Can't Be Done At Night

The MTA doesn't care about Williamburg's artisanal ice cream vendors. (Flickr user Krzysztof Poluchowicz) Weekend service disruptions on the L train have been very bad for business in Williamsburg, according to several merchants interviewed by the...

Monday Morning Mess: The L Train Is Still On Holiday

Monday Morning Mess: The L Train Is Still On Holiday

Photo by Leah Linder If you take the L train then you probably already know that it's not really working so well this morning. Since at least 6:30 a.m., the line has been experiencing extensive delays....

Happy Holidays From The MTA: 13 Subway Service Changes This Weekend

Happy Holidays From The MTA: 13 Subway Service Changes This Weekend

The actual wait this weekend will be longer (DiscoContinental's flickr). Brooklynites looking to take the train this weekend might want to reconsider their options—it is going to be one of those weekends. The MTA has lots...

19-Year-Old Arrested For L Train Subway Beating Caught On Videovideo

19-Year-Old Arrested For L Train Subway Beating Caught On Video

Victim Daniel Endara (in red) being confronted on the L Train by one of the attackers Last week, we watched in horror as three men viciously beat up a man who scolded them for spitting on...

L Train Rider Speaks Out About Subway Beating Caught On Videovideo

L Train Rider Speaks Out About Subway Beating Caught On Video

Yesterday, we watched in horror as three men viciously beat up a man who scolded them for spitting on the L train. The Post was able to locate the victim, 25-year-old Daniel Endara, who spoke out about the incident, and why he stood up to the men on the same evening as his own birthday celebration: “I feel we’re in a generation that laughs at people getting beat up. That isn’t entertainment. They should have at least called the cops.”

Police Seek 3 Men For Beating L Train Rider Who Scolded Them For Spittingvideo

Police Seek 3 Men For Beating L Train Rider Who Scolded Them For Spitting

The NYPD is looking for three men seen in a video beating up a man who scolded them for spitting on the L train. The video, below, was originally posted on World Star Hiphop, an Internet...

Artists Bring Free Pirate Wi-Fi

Artists Bring Free Pirate Wi-Fi "Notwork" To The L Train This Week

Via 1441lit While you've been busy yapping away on your cell phone along the 14th Street corridor, a group of techno wizards have been working to set up a free wifi network on the L train,...

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