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    New York : Fewer passengers, but crime does not drop Photo: Andrés Correa Guatarasma / Courtesy Luz Sánchez was arrested and charged with multiple charges, including attempted murder, for pushing a Hispanic woman “at random” onto the rails of the New York City Subway. Sánchez, 29, is suspected of having pushed Rosa Galeas (54), while the victim was waiting for the Metro at the station on Calle 174, in The Bronx, the morning of Tuesday, February 9. The arrest came more than two weeks after New York Police Department Commissioner Dermot Shea promised “full judicial imprisonment” to detain the alleged assailant. Surveillance footage obtained by the police identified the suspect getting on the Bx21 bus immediately after the attack. Galeas suffered bruises and scares from the incident, leaving her with pain all over her body. “I am always afraid that someone might hurt me, so...
    New York : Hundreds of people sleep and roam in the Metro Photo: ANDRÉS CORREA GUATARASMA Civilians are not the only ones targeted during the recent surge in violence in the New York City Subway. Serious crimes against cops in the subway are also on the rise, with 15 attacks on police officers in January, compared to just 5 during the same month in 2020, NYPD Traffic Chief Kathleen O’Reilly warned Thursday. Speaking during an MTA board meeting, O’Reilly said that figure was a large part of the total 43 serious assaults on the Metro last month. The release of the statistics comes amid growing concern over an increase in violence on NYC’s public transportation, with reports of passengers beaten, pushed, cut and up to two killed in recent weeks. New York Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said last week that he would reinforce the police...
    New York : The Metro has become very unsafe Photo: ANDRÉS CORREA GUATARASMA Two new random attacks were reported yesterday on the New York Subway, this time against older Asian women, in a possible hate crime. Very early, an attacker, described as a young man in his 20s, escaped after hitting a 58 year old woman on the North Platform of Line A, at the 125th Street Station in Harlem, at 6:50 am Later another man hit a 71-year-old lady in the face, in a moving E-line car in Midtown Manhattan, shortly before noon. Police had the MTA hold the train at the 7th Avenue station on the B / D / E lines to investigate, but they did not find the suspect, described as a man in his 40s. On twitter, Mayor Bill de Blasio called the attacks “unacceptable.” “We will NOT tolerate violence...
    New York : They demand greater security in the anarchic underground Photo: . / . Tens of thousands of high school students will return to NYC classrooms at the end of the month after the long lockdown, and many of them are expected to use public transportation, which is seeing an uptick in violence. When questioned about insecurity in the Metro for the second time in three days, yesterday the Mayor Bill de Blasio He did not offer any plan to combat it in the stations and trains. He only said that “if we need to transfer more NYPD personnel to the Subway, We absolutely will. “ At least seven attacks have been reported on the NYC subway and buses in the past week, a constant situation in recent months when the number of passengers fell by more than 70%, and which coincides with the...
    New York : Before him FBI alert about protests and possible acts of violence in the 50 states of the country before and during the day of the President elect Joe Biden on January 20, the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and elected officials of the City reiterate that there are no “credible threats” of violence in the Big Apple, but they claim to be “prepared and trained” for any incident. “From now until take possessionn, we will have a strong presence in the properties of the outgoing President, including Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. After the inauguration, we will reassess our security posture, “he told The newspaper a spokesperson for NYPD. The head of the Department Uniformed, Terrence Monahan, commented to local media that every day the officers are training in front of any scenario. “If we have information that someone is trying to create chaos, loot...
    New York : New York Capitol in Albany Photo: Daniel Barry / . Luis Sepúlveda, state legislator (D) in charge of the Senate Crime Victims Committee in Albany and a candidate for the presidency of The Bronx (NYC), was arrested yesterday for allegedly suffocating his wife. Police said the 56-year-old state senator faces a charge of criminal obstruction of breathing in connection with Saturday’s incident in his home in the Bronx. According NY1 News, Police responded to the couple’s residence on Daly Avenue in the West Farms section after his wife called 911 on Saturday shortly before 6 a.m. Sepúlveda surrendered to the police at precinct 48 yesterday around 11 am The senator issued a statement through his attorney, Marvin Ray Raskin. “Mr. Sepúlveda has been a victim of recurrent physical violence by his spouse from which he is separated for about nine years, situation...
    New York Police Commissioner Dermot Shea says that the city is on pace to set a 14-year record for most incidents of gun violence in a single year The commissioner of the New York Police Department says that the city is on pace to end 2020 with the highest level of gun violence since 2006 and that the state’s new bail reform law is to blame. New York’s top cop, Dermot Shea, made the comments as official data from his department indicates that shootings have soared 96 per cent this year compared to 2019. At this time last year, there were 735 reported shootings. This year, that number has nearly doubled to 1,433 incidents of gun violence. The last time there were this many shootings in a single year was in 2006, when the NYPD reported 1,427 shootings.  'I wish I had better news on gun violence specifically… we’re...
    At least eleven New Yorkers were shot on Black Friday and three on Thanksgiving Day as gun violence continued to embroil the city over the holiday weekend.   The summer crime wave that hit New York City has transitioned into autumn as one Black Friday shooting took place at at 6.10pm in the Bronx. New York Post reports that argument broke out in the Bronx, where a 44-year-old man was shot in the chest and transported to Barnabas Hospital.  The shooting victim was expected to survive.  Two men, both aged 28, were shot 40 minutes later while standing in front of residential apartments at 25 Tennis Court.  At least 11 people across New York City were shot on Black Friday as gun violence continued from the summer RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Retired Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh dies aged 46 after suffering injuries in... Kentucky man livestreaming...
    Homelessness and Anarchy in the NYC Subway Photo: Andrés Correa Guatarasma / Courtesy Following the increase in random violent attacks on the New York Subway, police announced the deployment of 122 officers to stations. Originally that force had been sent to the streets in the summer by protests that raged across the city, many of them against racism and police abuse. The comeback comes after three terrifying passengers pushed to the rails and others hit in the last few days, most by homeless or mentally challenged stowaways. There have been 20 pushes so far this year, up from 17 in all of 2019, Pix11 noted. Faced with the rebound, last week Pat Lynch, leader of the Sergeants Benevolent Association (SBA), NYPD’s main union, warned that citizens travel “at their own discretion” on public transport, accused lawmakers of stopping cops from doing their...
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has rebuked President Donald Trump over his threat to pull federal funding from 'lawless' U.S. cities, and issued a chilling warning that the president would need 'an army' to set foot in New York City. 'He can't have enough bodyguards to walk through New York City,' Cuomo said at an emergency press conference on Wednesday night. 'Forget bodyguards, he better have an army if he thinks he's going to walk down the streets in New York.' 'He is persona non grata in New York City, and I think he knows that, and he'll never come back to New York, because New Yorkers will never forget how gratuitously mean he has been,' Cuomo said. It follows Trump's move on Wednesday to pull federal funding from New York City, Seattle, Washington DC, and Portland, Oregon, in a presidential memo saying 'My Administration will not allow Federal tax...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- The rise in gun violence in New York City, a conversation with New York's first black female district attorney.To say that gun violence in New York City is up would be something of an understatement.According to the NYPD's July crime stats, there has been a 177% increase year-over-year.Why, and how do we turn this around?Sandra Bookman explores the issue with Darcel Denise Clark, the first African American woman to be elected a District Attorney in New York State, and the first female District Attorney in the 13th district of the Bronx.Plus, this summer has proven to be one of the most dangerous and deadly in recent years.Through it all, the long-running anti-gun violence program Guns Down, Life Up, which has been expanded to city hospitals, continues its work of saving young lives.In this episode, Assistant Director of Community Affairs and Emergency Services of the GDLU program,...
    New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted the recent surge in gun violence in New York City and other state areas while also demanding that police address the lack of trust between police and local communities.  Cuomo began addressing the shootings during his Monday press conference by revealing that in New York City, murders are up 29 per cent, while shootings are up 79 per cent year to date.  He then broke down the percentage increases of shootings within each borough as compared to previous year data, noting that shootings are up 60 per cent in The Bronx, 102 per cent in Brooklyn, 54 per cent in Manhattan, 75 per cent in Queens and 108 per cent in Staten Island. New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted gun violence in NYC and upstate New York Monday, while noting that police and local communities needed to work together   There has been...
    Most of the shootings were in Brooklyn, but there were also deaths from shootings in Queens, The Bronx and Staten Island. In the midst of the second heat wave of summer, the New York City is facing another wave, that of armed violence that follows taking lives in all five boroughs, and that last weekend he left seven dead, including a 16-year-old teenager who was shot in a park in Brooklyn. The New York City Police Department (NYPD) reported that at least 15 shootings were recorded in 24 hours, including one on Sunday around 6:30 pm, when a group of youths played basketball in the Highland park, in the neighborhood of Cypress Hills, and an individual opened fire from a car hitting the teenager in the head, but also injuring another 18-year-old who also received shot in the head but survived, while another under 17 was wounded in...
    Former New York Gov. George Pataki slammed the surge in shootings breaking out in the Big Apple, saying the violence is a 'regression to those dark days when criminals ruled the streets.' The Republican said he’s shocked by the staggering rise in shootings, even amid the coronavirus pandemic. 'We’re going backwards. It’s tragic. We’ve got to change it,' he said. In New York there were 634 shootings through July 12, compared with only 396 in the same period last year, according to police data. Police have made arrests in 23 percent of shootings thus far in 2020, which is below the typical rate of 30 percent.     'When I took office, New York was the most dangerous state in America. People got used to safety over the last 20 years,' Pataki said during a radio interview with John Catsimatidis on 770 AM on Sunday. Former New York Gov. George Pataki...
    Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore and Milla Jovovich are among the actresses who signed the petition to support The Theses, who were denounced for “inciting violence” and for “threats” against the Chilean police. “Let’s sign this petition and show Chilean President Sebastián Piñera that the world is watching.” It is the forceful message of the more than 30 Hollywood actresses who have signed a letter in support of the collective Theses -authors of the successful feminist hymn “A rapist on your way”– in which they seek the Chilean government to withdraw the complaint that the Carabineros (the police force) filed against them in June before the Valparaíso Prosecutor’s Office. The Chilean police accuse the group of “threats to the institution”, of “an attack on authority” and of “” incitement to hatred and violence “for the lyrics of the feminist anthem of The Theses. Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore, Milla Jovovich, Eva...
    There's been an uptick in shootings in New York City this summer. Reuters Shootings in New York City claimed the lives of at least 11 people over the weekend, police say.  The weekend follows an especially violent June: 250 people were shot in the first 28 days of the month, according to NYPD stats.  On Monday morning, Mayor Bill De Blasio attributed the spike in violence to what might be the "single worst combination of crises New York City has ever faced," including the court closure and coronavirus.  Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer attributed the spike in violence to the coronavirus shutdown and the recession it's caused. NYPD Chief of Department Terry Monahan said bail reform, anti-police rhetoric, and the release of prisoners from Rikers Island play a role. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A surge in Independence Day weekend shootings, which follows an especially violent...
    The New York Police Deparment reported 503 shooting incidents between Jan. 1 and June 27 of this year, amid a recent surge in gun violence in New York City. Those shootings killed or injured 605 people, according to reports. Through June 21, shooting incidents in the city's five boroughs were up 36 percent, compared to the same period in 2019, NYPD data shows. NYPD SEARCHING FOR MAN SEEN THROWING GLASS BOTTLE AT COP CAR AFTER POLICE RESPOND TO SHOTS FIRED REPORTS WCBS-Radio reported Monday that the Big Apple recorded 25 shootings over the weekend. The 35 victims of those incidents included a 17-year-old athlete who was shot and killed in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx, according to the station. Police gather at the scene where two New York City police officers were shot in a confrontation in Brooklyn on June 3, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty...
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