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Grand Central Station Hit By Bomb Scare

Trains skip station during brief investigation
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 25, 2013 8:13 AM CST

(Newser) – Most New Yorkers were probably at home watching the Oscars, but those out and about might have noticed a hiccup in the MTA last night. Trains started skipping Grand Central Station last night, and the Times Square Shuttle was shut down over a bomb scare, DNAinfo reports. At 9:40, a spokesman confirmed that services were down for "an NYPD investigation" but wouldn't say more; at 10:15, another confirmed it had been a bomb scare of some kind.

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While the media largely missed the incident, reports of it did light up Twitter. "I literally can't believe no news outlet is covering this bomb threat at grand central #nyc," one user tweeted. (Read more New York City stories.)

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