TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with a chance of rain in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 50. Windy. Winds from the West at 25 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Thursday night: Clear. Low of 28. Windy. Winds from the West at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. [...]
The woman accused of shoving a 46-year-old man to his death at a Sunnyside subway platform last month has been indicted by a grand jury for second-degree murder as a hate crime and ruled mentally fit to stand trial, announced Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. At the time of her arrest, Erika Menendez, 31, allegedly [...]
Street Talk: Would you be willing to pay more to ride the rails if the MTA made safety improvements?
-BY ROSA MICHAELS Yes, I believe glass doors on the platforms in front of the tracks will keep us all safer. Ray Turbin Yes, If they cleaned it up a little and more cameras were put around, it would be safer. Cary Aloise No, it’s too much money already and they always say there will [...]
After a second New Yorker was pushed to his death in a subway station last month, a pair of local pols are calling for the MTA to take measures to ensure the safety of city straphangers. Sunando Sen, 46, was killed Thursday, December 27 when he was shoved in front of an oncoming No. 7 [...]