Subway super hero Wesley Autrey is mourning the loss of his surrogate son.
Roy Huntley, 24, was found on a Manhattan street on Sunday with a gunshot wound to the head.  Police believe he may have gotten into a fight with his attackers.
Autrey told reporters he treated Huntley “like he was my own.”

Thanks though!
Wouldn’t you know it.  Just as the MTBA up north digs into their own issues with computer geeks hacking the CharlieCard, it turns out we have our own homegrown hackers right here in NYC.
I had written a post wishing the MIT students would come down here and beat up on the Metrocard system, but [...]

Who knew all we needed was some MIT kids to help us get around any future fare hikes.
Apparently, some students at MIT made it a class project to hack the Boston subway system (aka the T).  As a matter of fact, the title of the project is: “The Anatomy of a Subway Hack: Breaking Crypto [...]

In case you get stopped by an officer to search your bag on the subway (chances are extremely low), just keep in mind that letting them check is completely optional.  You don’t have to let NYPD officers go through your bag.  It’s totally up to you.  All the police can do is refuse to allow [...]

WOW. Gun Show on the Subway

Posted on April 24th, 2008 by The SUBWAYblogger in Crime

Holy hell, did you see all the guns on the subway today?  Apparently, it’s all part of “Operation TORCH,” a new federally funded security initiative.
The NYPD received a $30 million grant to increase subway security in a major way.  However, it seems like they are only focusing on major subway hubs. 
The police units, part of [...]

A small bomb was set off in Times Square around 3:45am today. The explosion occurred on the doorstep of the Army/Navy recruitment station on the island in the center of Times Square.
As a result, the police immediately suspended subway service in Times Square. Luckily, trains kept moving and simply bypassed Times Square. [...]

Thanks to SUBWAYblogger buddy Todd for alerting us to this.
Early reports indicate that there was a jumper at 77th Street on or near the 6 train that had suspended service in both directions for a period of time.
The NYPD DCPI reports that there does not appear to be any indication that the person was pushed, [...]

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