NYC subway driver killed in fire being investigated as crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say a New York City subway driver was killed and several other people were injured early Friday in a train fire that is being investigated as a crime. Police said fires were reported at three other stations nearby at the same time. The fire killed a 36-year-old motorman who was helping passengers to safety. The train had just pulled into a station near Central Park around 3 a.m. when a transit worker saw smoke and fire on one of the subway cars. Nine other people were injured.