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Cops: Man Slammed Woman's Head Against Moving Train

Homeless man Kamal Semrade charged with attempted murder in NYC subway attack

(Newser) - A homeless man in New York City is facing a charge of attempted murder after allegedly shoving a woman's head against a moving subway train in a seemingly random, unprovoked attack. Kamal Semrade, 39, was arrested at a homeless shelter in Queens late Monday. He was charged Tuesday and...

Fox Meteorologist Says Teens Beat Him Up on NYC Subway

'Where's the city?' asks Adam Klotz

(Newser) - Fox News meteorologist Adam Klotz says he is doing OK after being beaten up by teenagers on the New York City subway over the weekend. But he has some questions, including, "Why is the weather guy on the train trying to stop crime in the middle of the night?"...

'Prophet of Doom' Pleads Guilty in NYC Subway Attack

Frank James could face decades in prison on federal terrorism charges

(Newser) - A man who opened fire on a Brooklyn subway train last year, wounding 10 passengers in a rush-hour attack that shocked New York City, pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal terrorism charges. Frank James, who had posted online that he was the "Prophet of Doom," appeared in a Brooklyn...

NYC's Plan: Up Involuntary Hospitalizations for Mental Illness

New directive relies on expanded enforcement of existing law

(Newser) - Citing a "moral obligation" to address a mental health crisis that is visible on his city's streets, NYC Mayor Eric Adams announced Tuesday that first responders have been directed to hospitalize more people who are mentally ill involuntarily. The New York Times reports the announcement represents a change...

Cops Seek Man in Connection With NYC Subway Murder
Suspect in NYC Subway
Killing Gives Himself Up

Suspect in NYC Subway Killing Gives Himself Up

Andrew Abdullah, 25, surrendered on Tuesday

(Newser) - Updated: The man wanted in a seemingly unprovoked fatal shooting on a New York City subway turned himself in to police on Tuesday. WABC reports Andrew Abdullah, 25, surrendered to police at a Manhattan precinct after his Brooklyn-based pastor first went to the Fifth Precinct and "worked out the...

$50K Subway-Attack Reward Being Doled Out to 5 People
Subway Shooting Suspect
Indicted on 2 Counts

Subway Shooting Suspect Indicted on 2 Counts

Each could bring a sentence of life in prison for Frank James

(Newser) - Update: The man being held in the shooting attack on a New York City subway train last month that wounded 10 people has been indicted. A federal grand jury charged Frank James on Friday with committing a terrorist attack or other violence against a mass transportation system and discharging a...

Attorney for Subway Suspect: Avoid 'Rush to Judgment'

Frank James was ordered held without bail

(Newser) - Update: New York City subway shooting suspect Frank James was ordered held without bail on Thursday. The 62-year-old had a "subdued demeanor" in a court appearance as he quietly answered questions and acknowledged that he understood the charges against him, per the AP . Later, defense attorney Mia Eisner-Grynberg cautioned...

NYPD Names 'Person of Interest' in Subway Attack

Frank James allegedly rented U-Haul truck linked to attack

(Newser) - This story has been updated with new developments. Police have named Frank James as a person of interest in Tuesday morning's New York City subway attack . The 62-year-old, who is still at large, allegedly rented a U-Haul truck linked to the attack, NBC New York reports. Police say James...

Woman Killed In Unprovoked Shove In Front of Subway

NYC attack took place in Times Square on Saturday

(Newser) - A woman catching the subway at New York City's Times Square on Saturday was pushed in front of an oncoming train and killed, per NBC News . Authorities called the attack random and said the suspect initially fled before turning himself into police a short time later. The 40-year-old victim,...

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