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  • Man gets 18 months for Subway cash register hacks

    November 21, 2014 5:13 PM

    BOSTON - A man who hacked into computerized cash registers at Subway sandwich shops and stole more than $40,000 in gift cards has been sentenced in Boston to 18 months in prison. U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns also sentenced 46-year-old Lake Elsinore, California, resident Shahin Abdollahi to two years of... more »
  • Armed robbery at Subway restaurant

    July 18, 2014 8:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a man who pulled out a gun and robbed a Subway restaurant off of Airline Highway Friday afternoon. Police said the suspect held employees at gunpoint and demanded money a few hours after the lunch rush. Investigators said after taking money,... more »
  • NYPD: Mom of baby abandoned in subway in custody Play Video

    July 8, 2014 6:03 AM

    NEW YORK CITY - New York City police have found the mother suspected of abandoning a baby at a Manhattan subway station. Police say the 20-year-old woman is being questioned. She was found around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday near 72nd Street and Broadway. No charges were immediately filed. The investigation is... more »
  • 4 hospitalized after NYC subway derailment

    May 2, 2014 12:30 PM

    NEW YORK - A New York City subway train derailment has sent four people to the hospital. Firefighters say 15 others suffered minor injuries in Friday's derailment in a Queens tunnel and were treated at the scene. The express F train was bound for Manhattan and Brooklyn when it derailed... more »
  • Woman strangled by escalator

    January 30, 2014 7:38 PM

    MONTREAL, CANADA- A woman was strangled when her scarf then her hair got caught in the subway escalator as it moved down toward the train platform. Authorities found the woman at the bottom of the escalator during the morning rush. Montreal's ambulance service says a doctor declared her... more »
  • NYC good Samaritans risk it all to save strangers

    December 7, 2013 10:44 AM

    NEW YORK - At least a dozen good Samaritans in New York City have risked their own safety to save a stranger this year. Personal trainer Dennis Codrington is one of them. He jumped down onto the subway tracks to save an unconscious man as the train barreled down in... more »
  • Robbery suspect living with PTSD Play Video

    October 7, 2013 10:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother of a man who pulled a gun in a Subway store last week says he is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Gerri Hobdy says the veteran soldier has been formally diagnosed with PTSD, and his actions last week were a cry for help.... more »
  • BRPD: Man robbed restaurant for sandwich Play Video

    October 2, 2013 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is in jail after police said he forced a couple of "sandwich artists" to make a 12-inch roast beef sub at gunpoint. Investigators said Daniel Hobdy, 29, walked into the Subway restaurant on Burbank and demanded the employees make him a sandwich. After the... more »
  • Woman accused of fatal NY subway push due in court

    January 29, 2013 2:41 AM

    NEW YORK - A woman accused of shoving a man to his death from a New York City subway platform is expected in court. Erika Menendez is being held on a charge of murder as a hate crime in the Dec. 29 death of 46-year-old India native Sunando Sen. She... more »
  • Subway is sorry its 'Footlong' came up short

    January 25, 2013 1:21 PM

    NEW YORK - Subway is apologizing that its "Footlong" sandwiches fell short of expectations. The world's largest fast-food chain faced widespread criticism last week after a man posted a photo online showing a "Footlong" next to a tape measure that showed it to be just 11 inches. Subway said Friday... more »
  • Woman stumbles, falls on subway tracks, dies

    January 1, 2013 1:06 PM

    NEW YORK - New York City police say a young woman stumbling around on a Manhattan subway platform not far from Times Square fell onto the tracks and was killed by a train. The accident happened at around 5 a.m. on New Year's Day at the No. 2 line station... more »
  • Video released of NYC suspect in fatal subway push

    December 28, 2012 8:47 AM

    NEW YORK - The NYPD has released a surveillance video of the female suspect who pushed a man to his death in front of an oncoming subway train. It shows the woman running from the elevated platform in the Queens section of New York City Thursday night. Witnesses... more »
  • NYC police make arrest in fatal subway push

    December 5, 2012 12:35 PM

    NEW YORK - New York City police have arrested a man in the death of a subway rider who was shoved onto the tracks. Police say Naeem Davis was arrested on a charge of murder Wednesday. The 30-year-old Davis had been taken into custody for questioning Tuesday. Police say security... more »
  • Photog: Too far to rescue man from subway tracks

    December 5, 2012 7:18 AM

    NEW YORK - The photographer who took the picture of a New York City man who'd been pushed into the path of a subway train says he was too far down the platform to have saved him. Freelance photographer R. Umar Abbasi says he wasn't trying to take a... more »
  • NYC man sentenced to life in subway terror plot

    November 16, 2012 2:51 PM

    NEW YORK - A Bosnia-born U.S. citizen has been sentenced to life behind bars for his role in a foiled suicide-bomb plot on New York City subways in 2008. Adis Medunjanin received the sentence Friday in federal court in Brooklyn. Prosecutors had accused Medunjanin and two high school classmates of... more »
  • Sandy slams NYC, other areas Play Video

    October 29, 2012 10:18 PM

    NEW YORK- What was Hurricane Sandy is now Superstorm Sandy and has knocked-out power to a hospital and some 1.5 million people along the East Coast. New York Mayor Mayor Michael Bloomberg asked residents to only call 911 if "it was a matter of life or death," and implored... more »
  • Footlong Fight

    February 14, 2011 7:24 PM

    There's a fight brewing over the use of the word "footlong" by Subway Sandwiches. A convenience store chain in Iowa wants a federal court to rule the word belongs in the general English vocabulary and is not the special property of Subway and its 12-inch long sandwiches. Casey's General Stores... more »
  • Va man charged in fake bomb plot against DC subway

    October 27, 2010 1:24 PM

    A Virginia man has been arrested and indicted on charges he tried to help people he believed were al-Qaida operatives in planning to bomb subway stations in and around the nation's capital. The FBI says the public was never in danger because its agents were aware of the man's... more »
  • US officials: Al-Qaida operative tied to NY plot

    June 30, 2010 3:58 PM

    Counterterrorism officials have linked one of the nation's most wanted terrorists to last year's thwarted plot to bomb the New York subway system. Authorities believe that Adnan Shukrijumah met with one of the would-be suicide bombers in a plot that Attorney General Eric Holder called one of the most... more »
  • Hungry burglar left the money

    May 24, 2010 8:26 PM

    Police in Des Moines, Iowa are on the hunt for a hungry burglar who broke into a Subway sandwich shop and made off with loads of cold cuts and cookies after he made sandwiches for the journey home. Police say he didn't get any cash because it was hidden. They... more »
  • Double suicide bombings kill 36 on Moscow subway

    March 29, 2010 4:48 AM

    At least 36 people are dead and dozens injured after two female bombers blew themselves up on Moscow's subway system during this morning's rush-hour. The first explosion happened at a train station in central Moscow underneath the building that houses the main offices of the Federal Security Service - the... more »
  • Detectives looking for Donut Shop robber

    December 15, 2009 5:31 PM

    East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a man that robbed the Central Donut Shop around 10:30 a.m. today. Detectives say the man robbed the store on Sullivan Road at gunpoint. The robber demanded money and fled. Detectives believe the man went to a Subway restaurant shortly after the... more »

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