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4 More Detainees Released From JFK Airport As Fight Over Muslim Ban Continues: Gothamist

One of the detainees released was a 68-year-old woman from Yemen coming to live with her son in the U.S. Source: 4 More Detainees Released From JFK Airport As Fight Over Muslim Ban Continues: Gothamist

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Man Pushed Onto Subway Tracks in Bronx, Narrowly Avoids Oncoming Train, Electrocution: FDNY | NBC New York

Source: Man Pushed Onto Subway Tracks in Bronx, Narrowly Avoids Oncoming Train, Electrocution: FDNY | NBC New York

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Port Authority police promote key leaders ‹ Cliffview Pilot

SHOUT OUTS: Two veteran Port Authority Police Department commanders were promoted to key leadership positions this week. The authority also named Assistant Chief Steven Rotolo (above, left) of Bergen County as the department’s first assistant chief of counterterrorism. Inspector Raymond … Continue reading

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Subway crime is up!

Crime soars on the MTA’s subways, NYPD adjusting patrols in response! Daily News

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Was woman pushed on train tracks because she is transgender? – NY Daily News

A straphanger who survived being pushed onto a set of subway tracks is the latest victim of a disturbing spike in serious crime along the rails — prompting the NYPD to deploy more officers and to extend patrols. Source: Was … Continue reading

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Plan to Build Tower at Grand Central in Exchange for Transit Upgrades Is Approved – NYTimes.com

The New York City Council voted on Wednesday to approve plans for a developer to build a 63-story office tower just west of Grand Central Terminal in exchange for $220 million in transit upgrades.Plans for the skyscraper, called One Vanderbilt, … Continue reading

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MTA, NYPD defend fare beating enforcement – am New York

MTA board members and transit police defended the enforcement of fare beating amid a debate in the City Council about easing up on low-level offenses.City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is looking at decriminalizing fare beating, but has proposed summonses and … Continue reading

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Port Authority security costs have risen 40 percent in five years – News – NorthJersey.com

Few agencies know the horrors of terrorism  as does the Port Authority. But more than 13 years after the 9/11 attacks toppled the Twin Towers, the cost of its police and security apparatus continues to mushroom at a rate some … Continue reading

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MTA Launches a web form to report sexual contact!

If you feel you’ve been the victim of improper sexual conduct in our transportation system, please report it using the form below. Your report will be forwarded to law enforcement for investigation. If you provide e-mail information or a phone … Continue reading

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New York City Transit Agencies Ban Alcohol Ahead of Boozy ‘SantaCon’ – Metropolis – WSJ

Attention, drunk Santas: No boozing allowed on trains this weekend.The agencies that run commuter railroads bringing passengers into New York City are banning alcohol during SantaCon, the annual bar crawl slated for this weekend. The annual event features revelers dressed … Continue reading

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