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  • ‘I Was Just Doing my Job’: Subway Manager Beaten by Customer Over Extra Meat on Sandwich

    05/12/2024 2:18:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    WIFR ^ | May. 8, 2024 | Sophia Lesseos
    A manager of a Subway in California is recovering from her injuries after being attacked by a customer. Monique Larios said she was hit in the face multiple times by a man she was just making a sandwich for last Thursday. “I did not expect it. He came around the corner and I said, ‘What are you going to do, hit me over ham?’ And he hit me,” Larios said. “He punched me and all I could remember is just black.” According to Larios, the customer, later identified as George Sandoval, escalated the situation because he wanted more ham on...
  • Dramatic moment Good Samaritan tackles customer who 'battered and spat at Indiana Subway worker over a sandwich' - as hero is rewarded with free food for life

    04/06/2024 1:56:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | April 6, 2024 | Dolores Chang
    A Good Samaritan intervened and tackled a brazen attacker who had allegedly battered and spat at an employee at an Indiana Subway restaurant. Gabriel Pitzulo, 23, managed to keep the alleged assailant pinned on the ground for eight minutes until law enforcement authorities were called to the Subway store in Indianapolis. The incredible moment was captured on the store's surveillance camera, showing the brave former high school wrestler charging at the attacker and successfully taking him down. The belligerent customer, later identified as Daniel Saunders, 31, was charged with one count of battery resulting in bodily injury, as reported by...
  • Gavin Newsom caught with hand in cookie jar again, exempts more 'friends' from $20/hour fast-food wage law

    03/28/2024 10:23:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/28/2024 | Monica Showalter
    Not too long ago, Gavin Newsom got caught with his hand in the cookie jar of political cronyism. In response to a draconian law passed raising fast-food worker wages to $20 an hour, known as A.B. 1228, Newsom carved out a little exemption for his friends at Panera Bread on the laughable grounds that these establishments bake bread on the premises. In reality, the owner of several Panera establishments was a high school buddy who was a really good donor to his campaigns. Once caught, Newsom backed off, but right when he thought no one was looking, he went right...
  • Attacks in NYC transit jump a massive 50% as subway murders surge: stats

    03/24/2024 2:27:20 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 35 replies
    Nypost ^ | 03/24/2024 | Nolan Hicks and Joe Marino
    Crime on the subways has become significantly more violent since the pandemic with the number of felony assaults soaring when compared to pre-pandemic levels, an analysis by The Post revealed. The number of attacks on trains that left victims injured jumped 53% from 2023’s 570 felony assaults to the 373 reported in 2019, according to stats. Those 200 extra felony assaults meant that attacks resulting in substantial injury accounted for 25% of 2,285 major crimes reported on trains and in stations in 2023, compared to just 15% of the 2,499 major crimes in 2019, the data
  • Daniel Penny set for October trial in NYC subway chokehold death

    03/20/2024 11:00:21 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/20/2024 | NICK ROBERTSON
    The man who choked a homeless person to death in a New York City subway last year is set to go to trial in October, a New York judge determined Wednesday. Daniel Penny pleaded not guilty to second-degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in the May 1 death of Jordan Neely, who was reportedly had a mental illness. Penny put Neely, a subway performer, in a fatal chokehold after he had been reportedly shouting at passengers and behaving erratically. The case attracted attention in political circles, sparking racial justice protests. An online fundraiser raised more than $3 million for his...
  • Gov. Kathy Hochul claims National Guard subway plan ‘working as expected,’ even after man shot with own gun on train

    03/16/2024 5:22:56 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Nypost ^ | 03/16/2024 | Georgia Worrell and Rich Calde
    Gov. Kathy Hochul defended her controversial initiative to flood the city’s public transit system with National Guardsmen, saying it’s going as planned — even as terrified straphangers vowed to avoid the rails after this week’s shooting on a packed A-train. “My objective was to make sure [the National Guard is] in our main transit hubs – you see them at Grand Central [Station] and other places, so they can free up [NYPD cops],” Hochul told reporters at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Midtown Saturday. “So the plan is working as we had expected.”
  • NYC subway rider who shot ‘aggressive’ straphanger during rush-hour commute won’t be charged: ‘Self defense’

    03/15/2024 12:21:37 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 54 replies
    nypost.com ^ | March 15, 2024 | Joe Marino and Kyle Schnitzer
    The Brooklyn straphanger who shot a berserk rider attacking him on a rush-hour train Thursday will not be charged, prosecutors said Friday. “Yesterday’s shooting inside a crowded subway car was shocking and deeply upsetting,’’ Oren Yaniv, a spokesman for the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, said in an an e-mailed statement. “The investigation into this tragic incident is ongoing but, at this stage, evidence of self-defense precludes us from filing any criminal charges against the shooter.” The shot man, Dajuan Robinson, 36, had bought the gun on the train and whipped it out during his attack on a stranger, who shot...
  • Adams: ‘Severe mental health’ problems to blame for Brooklyn subway shooting

    03/15/2024 10:39:35 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    NY Post ^ | 03/15/2024 | Social Links forMelissa Koenig
    Mayor Eric Adams on Friday blamed the shocking rush-hour shooting onboard a Brooklyn subway car on an agitator suffering from “severe mental health” issues, as he pushed for legislation that would allow police to institutionalize mentally unstable people. Adams claimed a 36-year-old aggressor was not “in the proper frame of mind” when he was filmed brawling with another man and was shot by his own gun onboard an A train as it pulled into the Hoyt-Schermerhorn Street station Thursday night. “When I looked at this tape and broke it down piece by piece and frame by frame, it is clear...
  • Man Shot in Head During NYC Rush Hour Subway Traffic One Week After Gov. Hochul Deployed National Guard

    03/15/2024 7:35:49 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/15/2024 | Simon Kent
    A man was left critically injured after being shot multiple times Thursday afternoon while waiting on the platform of a Brooklyn subway station. The attack came a week after Gov. Kathy Hochul deployed hundreds of National Guard members and state troopers to check riders’ bags in an effort to deter crime so commuters could “feel safe.” “Teams of mental health workers” were also promised by Hochul to calm riders. CBS News New York reports the incident happened just before 5 p.m. on the northbound platform of the A/C line at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn station.
  • Harrowing video shows moments leading up to NYC subway shooting, as aggressor gets into HEATED argument with 'migrant' passenger he accuses of 'beating up cops', before he's stabbed and shot in the head with his own gun

    03/15/2024 12:39:30 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | March 15, 2024 | Dolores Chang
    A harrowing video reveals the moments leading up to the New York City subway shooting, as the agitator accuses the other man of being a 'migrant beating up cops' in a heated argument. The 36-year-old man, who appeared to initiate the argument, was shot in the head with his own gun after the other man, 32, wrestled the weapon away from him and opened fire. In the video shot by a commuter on a northbound A train in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon, the aggressor, wearing a black hoodie and a yellow baseball cap, can be heard hurling threats at the other...
  • NYC straphanger shoots ‘aggressive’ rider in head after wrestling gun away from him during fight: cops

    03/14/2024 4:30:17 PM PDT · by T.B. Yoits · 38 replies
    New York Post ^ | 3/14/2024 | Tina Moore
    A man was shot in the head at a Brooklyn subway station on Thursday afternoon, police said. Police said the shooting took place at around 4:50 p.m. at the A/C Hoyt–Schermerhorn Streets station — which houses the NYPD’s 30th transit precinct. A person of interest was taken into custody, the NYPD said, adding a gun was recovered at the scene. The victim was brought to Brooklyn Methodist Hospital in critical condition, cops said. A subway car at the station was “covered with blood and ballistics” when police arrived, a source said. It wasn’t immediately clear what sparked the violence, which...
  • Police: NYC Man Arrested After Subway Push That Cut Off Woman’s Feet

    03/10/2024 5:48:23 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/10/2024 | Amy Furr
    Police on Saturday arrested the man accused of shoving his girlfriend onto the tracks of a New York City subway, which caused the victim to lose her feet. The suspect, identified as Christian Valdez, was taken into custody about 10 hours after the incident happened at the Fulton Street station, NBC New York reported Sunday. He is accused of pushing the 29-year-old woman onto the tracks as a train approached the platform after the pair argued.
  • Gov. Hochul rolls back big guns in National Guard NYC subway bag searches

    03/10/2024 12:23:31 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 83 replies
    MSN ^ | 03/09/2024 | Evan Simko-Bednarski
    NEW YORK — Gov. Kathy Hochul has pulled back the big guns in her subway safety surge, ordering the National Guard not to carry military-grade assault rifles when they check riders’ bags for weapons. Many of the 750 troops Hochul deployed Wednesday to check riders’ backpacks hauling laptops or school books or bags carrying groceries carried M4 carbines, military assault rifles whose 5.56mm rounds can defeat some body armor.
  • Delays, violent crime: Report card on NYC subway reveals a system in crisis

    03/09/2024 12:46:53 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    Nypost ^ | 03/09/2024 | Nicole Gelinas
    If you slogged around during the first month of 2024 on the subways, you probably felt like there was a major delay every way you turned, and when you did get on the train, you were one wrong flicker of eye contact away from being a crime victim. With subway ridership hovering around 71% of pre-COVID normal, bus ridership at 60% of normal, and commuter rail at about three-quarters, we don’t want to lose any more riders to bad service or fear. But keeping straphangers riding the MTA will take work, just as the system has never felt more imperiled....
  • Stop and Frisk ramped up to 11: NY Gov Hochul says subway riders who refuse bag checks should 'go home'

    03/08/2024 5:08:00 AM PST · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/08/24 | Bethan Sexton
    New York Governor Kathy Hochul told subway riders who refuse to submit to bag checks to 'go home.' Her comments came as she defended stationing 750 national guard members at the Big Apple's busiest stations in a bid to clamp down on the rampant violence rocking the network. The guard members will be checking passengers' bags for weapons as they enter the system. Talking to Fox5, Hochul was asked what passengers who did not want their belonging searched should do. 'Go home,' she answered bluntly. 'We're not going to search you—you can say no. But you're not taking the subway.'...
  • The NYC Subway Just Got Worse...(YouTube Update)

    03/07/2024 8:38:36 AM PST · by EBH · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/7/24 | Cash Jordan
    Cash Jordan delivers are cold, hard evaluation of events happening "underground," on the NYC Subway system. The impact crime is having on people and the financial viability of the massive public transportation system. YouTube Video Update
  • Hochul deploys 1,000 National Guard and State Police to patrol New York City subways

    03/06/2024 8:42:33 AM PST · by Sam77 · 50 replies
    Just The News ^ | 6 March 2024 | Madeleine Hubbard
    New York Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced that she is deploying 1,000 National Guard soldiers and State Police officers to patrol the New York City subway and check bags following major crime spikes in the transportation system. Referring to multiple recent high-profile assaults as she made the announcement, Hochul said, "These brazen heinous attacks on our subway system will not be tolerated." Hochul said the program will focus on "repeat offenders, deterring crime and protecting the people in our subways."
  • NYC subway cellist attacker arrested again for allegedly stealing pricey baseball cap

    03/06/2024 6:36:24 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | 03/06/2024 | Tina Moore, Joe Marino, Oliva Land
    The 23-year-old woman busted last week in a brutal caught-on-video bottle attack on a New York City subway cellist was arrested again on Tuesday for allegedly stealing a pricey baseball cap. Amira Hunter was busted for petit larceny at the Nordstrom on West 57th Street at 3:40 p.m. for supposedly stealing a $235 Moncler baseball hat, police said. A witness called 911 to report the alleged theft, the authorities added. The latest arrest comes less than one week after Hunter was nabbed for allegedly bashing cellist Iain S. Forrest in the head while he was performing in the Herald Square...
  • Teen Girl Dies Train Surfing Near Silver Spring Metro Station

    03/03/2024 8:02:07 PM PST · by xxqqzz · 46 replies
    Patch ^ | March 2, 2024 | Megan Verheist
    SILVER SPRING, MD — A teenage girl died Friday while riding on the outside of a train car en route to a Silver Spring Metro station, the transit agency confirmed. "We are deeply saddened to learn that a teenage girl lost her life this morning while riding outside of a train car en route to the Silver Spring station. Our thoughts are with the victim’s family," Metro said in a statement. It's unclear what caused the girl to die or where authorities located her.
  • Subways delayed as MTA workers stay home after violent attack

    02/29/2024 9:08:54 AM PST · by xoxox · 11 replies
    Crain's Leftwing Business ^ | February 29, 2024 11:21 AM | CAROLINE SPIVACK
    Subway service on the A and C lines in both directions are running with severe delays due to a boycott by train crews following several violent attacks on transit workers, according to the Transit Workers Union Local 100. The service disruption left riders scrambling... The stalled service comes hours after a conductor on a Brooklyn A train was slashed in the neck — the latest in a string of high-profile attacks on MTA employees in the subway.