1. Subway Horror

    NYPD Has Pushing Suspect in Custody

    NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 19:  People enter the subway at Union Square on December 19, 2012 in New York City. Following the recommendation of outgoing Chairman Joseph Lhota, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board approved fare and toll hikes Wednesday. The hikes, which will go into effect in March, include raising the base fare from $2.25 to $2.50, the 7-day MetroCard from $29 to $30 and the 30-day MetroCard from $104 to $112.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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    New York City Police said Saturday that they had in custody the woman suspected of fatally pushing a man in front of a subway train. The 31-year-old woman has been identified as Erica Menendez of the Bronx. Menendez reportedly made statements incriminating herself while being questioned by police, and is being charged with murder as a hate crime, after telling police she wanted to hurt Muslims. Meanwhile, transit officials are reportedly considering installing sliding doors between tracks and the platforms of major subway stations, reported the MTA's executive director on Friday.

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