Subway safety will improve as riders return

Subway safety will improve as riders return

New York City’s subways will be safer once the subways hit 4 or 5 million daily riders, Interim Transit President Sarah Feinberg said Sunday — while reiterating her call for more police underground until that point comes. “We know that there’s safety in numbers. There’s a tipping point where, when we get ridership back to … Read more

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Eric Adams worried about wealthy New Yorkers fleeing city

Eric Adams worried about wealthy New Yorkers fleeing city

Mayoral hopeful Eric Adams is concerned about wealthy New Yorkers fleeing the city — and says a safer, cleaner city would help keep them here. “I don’t join the chorus that tells the 65,000 New Yorkers that are paying 51 percent of our income tax — and [are] only 2 percent of the income tax … Read more

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Two more anti-Asian bias incidents reported in NYC

Two more anti-Asian bias incidents reported in NYC

Enlarge Image Ida Chen, a physician assistant student, unfold a banner she carry at rallies protesting anti-Asian hate, Saturday April 24, 2021, in New York’s Chinatown. AP Two more anti-Asian attacks were reported in Queens and Brooklyn over the weekend — including one in which the attacker threatened to shoot the victim and police if … Read more

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Andrew Yang lays into ‘defund the police’ after NYC shooting

Andrew Yang lays into 'defund the police' after NYC shooting

Saturday’s Times Square shooting shows the the city can’t afford to “defund the police,” mayoral hopeful Andrew Yang said during a Sunday morning appearance at the Crossroads of the World. “The truth is that New York City cannot afford to defund the police,” Yang said near the site of Saturday’s wild shooting, which injured three … Read more

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NYC shootings in Manhattan and Bronx leave two dead, one hurt

NYC shootings in Manhattan and Bronx leave two dead, one hurt

Two men were killed and a third wounded in shootings in Manhattan and the Bronx overnight, cops said Sunday. Just before midnight, police responded to a 911 call of a wounded man inside of 110 East 99th Street in the Lexington Houses, police said. The unidentified man was lying face down in the stairwell unconscious … Read more

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Man stabbed to death at NYC hotel shelter: police

Man stabbed to death at NYC hotel shelter: police

A man was stabbed repeatedly at a Midtown, Manhattan, hotel and died early Sunday, cops said. The stabbing happened at the Midtown Suite hotel — which also serves as a shelter — at 38 West 31st Street just before midnight, police said. The man, who was unidentified but believed to be in his 30s, was … Read more

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Eight injured in Bronx bus fire

Eight injured in Bronx bus fire

Eight straphangers were injured when a MTA bus caught on fire in the Bronx Saturday night, officials said. One of the passengers required medical attention at the hospital, and the others refused treatment, according to the FDNY. Firefighters responded to the bus fire on the Bx35 at Jennings Street and Southern Boulevard in Crotona Park … Read more

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