NYC Subway Scare / Larry Kenton Griffin II
NYPD via AP, File
August 17, 2019 - 11:29 am
By Michael R. Sisak and Jennifer Peltz NEW YORK (AP) — A man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station on Friday, causing an evacuation and snarling the morning commute, has been apprehended, police said. Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea...
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An investigator bags a suspicious package as evidence after it was thought to be an explosive device in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, in New York.
Kevin Hagen/AP Photo
August 16, 2019 - 12:56 pm
By Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Three abandoned devices that looked like pressure cookers prompted an evacuation of a major New York City subway station and closed off an intersection in another part of town Friday morning before police determined the objects were not explosives...
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Bach in the Subways
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
March 22, 2019 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Chloe Cooper from the Philadelphia High school for Creative and Performing Arts pulled out her flute at the 30th Street Station subway and for a half-hour, performing the iconic works of Bach. "This is the first time I've ever done it," she admitted. "Classical music...
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Brown rat
March 13, 2019 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — You might want to make sure you have exact change next time you go to fill up your MetroCard. A video posted to social media Tuesday showed a rat trapped inside the change dispenser of a MetroCard vending machine. How much money would have to be in the change return for you to...
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Anti-Israel graffiti was found at the Spring Garden SEPTA subway stop.
Dan Wing/KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
March 12, 2019 - 11:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are investigating anti-Israel graffiti that was found in SEPTA's Spring Garden station Tuesday morning. The graffiti was scrawled across five or six pillars and a maintenance door on one of the passenger waiting platforms. It included various...
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KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
February 13, 2019 - 12:16 pm
UPDATED: 12:50 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All Broad Street Line trains have resumed stops at the Lombard-South Station after someone reportedly fired a gun near the mezzanine level. BSL: Train service has resumed at Lombard-South Station. Expect some residual delays while full...
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Passengers wait in the cold at the Frankford Transportation Center.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
January 31, 2019 - 8:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA buses, trains and trolleys — and passengers of the regional transit service — had to prepare for the arctic blast today. SEPTA officials say they they kept Market-Frankford and Broad Street Line subway cars underground, in the tunnels instead of the railyards,...
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In this Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, Elon Musk, founder, CEO, and lead designer of SpaceX, speaks at a news conference from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.
John Raoux/AP Photo, File
December 18, 2018 - 10:56 am
By Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is set to unveil an underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday that could move people faster than subways. Musk also plans to show off the autonomous cars that will carry people through the test tunnel, which...
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A train on SEPTA's Broad Street Line
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
September 24, 2018 - 4:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating Sunday's accident on SEPTA's Broad Street Line, in which a 7-year-old boy was killed when he fell between train cars. Authorities say the incident took place as the subway train was traveling from Allegheny to...
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An arriving passenger to Union Station in Los Angeles is seen on the ThruVision technology that reveals suspicious objects on people during a Transportation Security Administration demonstration on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
AP Photo/Richard Vogel
August 14, 2018 - 9:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles' subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday. The deployment of the portable scanners, which project waves to do full-body screenings of passengers...
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