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nyc officials abandon subway trash bin ban experiment


faced with too much trash in one of the world's biggest — and arguably dirtiest — subway systems, new york transit officials tried an unusual social experiment. they removed garbage bins from 39 out of the more than 400 stations, figuring that would deter people from bringing trash into the system.






nyc officials abandon subway trash bin ban experiment


new york (ap) — faced with too much trash in one of the world’s biggest — and arguably dirtiest — subway systems, new york transit officials tried an unusual social experiment. they removed garbage bins from 39 out of the more than 400 stations, figuring that would deter people from bringing trash into the system. […]






russian officials say st. petersburg subway blast killed at least 11 and injured


russian officials were trying to determine who was responsible for an explosion monday that killed at least 11 people in a subway train in st. petersburg, the country’s second-largest city and the hometown of president vladimir putin. there was no indication that putin, who was in st. petersburg...






person fatally struck by cta red line train downtown


a person who was struck by a red line train in the subway downtown tuesday afternoon has died, officials said. it happened about 2 p.m. at the grand avenue station, 521 n. state st., according to chicago fire department officials and the cta. red line subway trains were rerouted to the elevated...






police investigate subway station fight between teens


philadelphia (ap) — police in philadelphia are searching for a group of teenagers involved in a subway station fight. authorities say the brawl began after a street-level snowball fight around 3:45 p.m. thursday. officials say the teens eventually moved down to the subway station and fought within the group. video released by the southeastern pennsylvania […]






police investigate philly subway station fight between teens


philadelphia (ap) — police in philadelphia are searching for a group of teenagers involved in a subway station fight. authorities say the brawl began after a street-level snowball fight around 3:45 p.m. thursday. officials say the teens eventually moved down to the subway station and fought within the group. video released by the southeastern pennsylvania […]






deadly explosion rocks st. petersburg subway, russian officials say


at least 10 people were killed and 50 others injured monday when an explosion ripped through a subway train in st. petersburg, the spokesman for the city's governor told russian television.






subway crash in railyard injured 4 near philadelphia


an out-of-service subway train rear-ended a stopped train in a railyard tuesday, causing some cars to jump the track and hit a third train, officials said. four people were injured, including an operator hospitalized in critical condition.






officials: st. petersburg subway blast was suicide attack


a suicide bomber was behind a blast on the st. petersburg subway that killed 14 people, russian investigators said tuesday, while authorities in the central asian nation of kyrgyzstan identified a suspect as a kyrgyz-born russian citizen.






expeditions to send huge trash bags to help clean mt everest


mountaineering expedition organizers in nepal are sending huge trash bags with climbers on mount everest during the spring climbing season to collect trash that then can be winched by helicopters back to the base camp.






explosion on st. petersburg subway in russia injures several


st. petersburg, russia (ap) — the subway in the russian city of st. petersburg is reporting that several people have been injured in an explosion on a subway train. the subway’s administration says several stations in the northern russian city have been closed and that an evacuation is underway monday afternoon. social media users posted […]






subway: tests show only “trace” soy in chicken


subway says lab tests it commissioned show its chicken had only trace amounts of soy. that comes after a canadian broadcasting corp. show reported that tests showed only about half the dna from subway chicken samples was from chicken. the rest was mostly from soy. after calling the report “false and misleading,” subway followed up […]






officials: st. petersburg subway blast was suicide attack; suspect identified


a 22-year-old suicide bomber born in the former soviet republic of kyrgyzstan was behind a blast on the st. petersburg subway that killed 14 people, russian investigators said tuesday. there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the monday afternoon attack, which came while president vladimir...






explosion in st. petersburg subway reported, russian officials say


at least 10 people were killed monday in an explosion on the subway in st. petersburg, russian news agencies reported.






at least 10 dead, 50 hurt in russian subway explosion, russian officials say


an explosion ripped through a subway train in the russian city of st. petersburg on monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring 50 others, the city's governor told russian television. the blast came as russian president vladimir putin was visiting the city, his hometown.






lebron james strongly disapproves of trade rumors concerning carmelo anthony and


"it's trash, and the guy who wrote it is trash too."






deadly explosion rocks st. petersburg subway, russian officials say


an explosion ripped through a subway train in the russian city of st. petersburg on monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring 50 others, the city's governor told russian television. the blast came as russian president vladimir putin was visiting the city, his hometown.






2 suspects sought in russian subway blast that kills 10, injures 40


a bomb blast tore through a subway train in russia's second-largest city monday, killing 10 people and injuring about 40 as president vladimir putin was visiting st. petersburg, authorities said. hours later, police found an unexploded device in one of the city's busiest subway stations, sending...






shortage of philadelphia transit cars expected to continue


philadelphia transit officials say they expect a shortage of cars to continue at peak hours on a subway line where cracks were found on a support beam on two subway cars.






dna test shows only about half of subway’s ‘chicken’ sandwich is chicken


a cbc news investigation took reporters to a dark place: the ingredients in subway sandwiches. and what they discovered might concern subway diners who think they’re making a healthier choice when they order the grilled chicken wrap or sandwich. as it turns out, only half of the alleged chicke...






officials: st. petersburg subway blast was suicide attack; suspect identified


a suicide bomber was behind a blast on the st. petersburg subway that killed 14 people, russian investigators said tuesday, while authorities in the central asian nation of kyrgyzstan identified a suspect as a kyrgyz-born russian citizen. there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the monday...






suspect in st. petersburg subway attack that killed 14 is identified; officials


st. petersburg residents on tuesday laid flowers outside the city's subway where a bomb blast a day earlier killed at least 14 people and wounded dozens. thousands of miles to the east, authorities in the former soviet republic of kyrgyzstan identified one suspect as a kyrgyz-born russian citizen....






officials identify st. petersburg bomber as an kyrgyz-born russian citizen


the intelligence agency in the former soviet republic of kyrgyzstan says the man behind monday's deadly bombing on the st. petersburg subway is a kyrgyz-born russian citizen. a bomb blast tore through a subway train under russia's second-largest city on monday, killing 11 people and wounding more...






subway attacker: 'you could have said excuse me'


police say a passenger on washington's subway was punched in the face after sitting down next to a younger man who had refused to scoot over.






officials identify st. petersburg bomber as an kyrgyz-born russian citizen


the intelligence agency in the former soviet republic of kyrgyzstan on tuesday identified a suspect behind monday's deadly bombing on the st. petersburg subway as a kyrgyz-born russian citizen. a bomb blast tore through a subway train under russia's second-largest city on monday, killing 11 people...






deadly attack on st. petersburg subway system


russia's top anti-terror agency says the death toll in the subway bombing has reached 11






policeman charged; his dog found in trash bag dumped in park


philadelphia (ap) — a philadelphia policeman has been accused of putting his adopted dog in a trash bag and dumping it at a park. the pennsylvania society for the prevention of cruelty to animals says officer michael long was arrested thursday on animal cruelty and related misdemeanor charges. a passer-by came upon the trash bag […]






another bomb found, deactivated after st. petersburg subway blast kills 10, inju


russia's national anti-terrorism committee says it has found and deactivated a bomb at another st. petersburg subway station. an explosion monday afternoon ripped through a subway train in st. petersburg, killing at least 10 people and injuring 50 others, the spokesman for the city's governor told...






10 dead in russian subway blast; 2nd bomb found, deactivated


a bomb blast tore through a subway train in russia's second-largest city monday, killing 10 people and injuring about 40 as president vladimir putin visited the city, authorities said. hours later, police found an unexploded device in one of st. petersburg's busiest subway stations, sending a wave...






'we turn hate into love': new yorkers unite to scrub swastikas from subway


on the subway in a train car beneath manhattan, the group of strangers stared at the windows and advertisements in silence.






mexico city subway, un use genitals in anti-harassment ads


mexico city (ap) — how do you bring home to men the discomfort and disgust caused by sexual harassment on the subway? u.n. women and the mexico city government decided to launch a series of video ads in which the issue comes up, literally. they replaced a seat in a mexico city subway car with […]






there's a garbage patch at the bottom of the ocean. is there no place we won't t


humans produce about 1.3 billion tons of trash a year, more of it in the united states (254 million tons a year) than anywhere else. like the global temperature, the human output of waste is expected to rise to 4 billion tons by the next century.   i sure am relieved i won’t be around to see this....






on trash collection and the pledge of allegiance


the feisty citizens of westminster recently made it clear that they are adamantly opposed to a city plan to contract with one company for the provision of centralized trash collection.






the latest: subway driver speaks after bomb attack


the latest on the deadly subway bombing in st. petersburg (all times local):






the latest: russians arrest 3 in subway blast, defuse device


the latest on the bombing of the st. petersburg subway in russia (all times local):