Violent crime spikes in New York, Los Angeles
NEW YORK’S NEW MAYOR — CALLING FOR IMPROVEMENT TO THE CITY’S SUBWAY SYSTEM AFTER A RANDOM ATTACK.
OVER THE WEEKEND — A WOMAN DIED AFTER SHE WAS PUSHED IN FRONT OF A MOVING SUBWAY TRAIN.
THE MAN ACCUSED OF PUSHING HER HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH MURDER.
SPEAKING ABOUT THE TRAGEDY TUESDAY — MAYOR ERIC ADAMS SAID THE SUBWAY SYSTEM MUST BE SAFE FROM CRIME AND DISORDER.
Mayor Eric Adams // (D) New York: “We know we have a job to do. We’re going to do both. We’re going to drive down crime and we’re going to make sure New Yorkers feel safe in our subway system, and they don’t feel that way now. I don’t feel that way when I take the train every day or when I’m moving throughout our transportation system. That is our battle and that is what I’m going to do as the mayor of the City of New York.”
ON THE OTHER COAST — LOS ANGELES IS ALSO EXPERIENCING RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE.
LAST WEEK — A WOMAN WAS STABBED TO DEATH INSIDE THE FURNITURE STORE SHE WORKED AT IN A RANDOM ATTACK.
HER FATHER IS SLAMMING POLITICIANS FOR IGNORING THE RECENT SPIKE IN VIOLENT CRIME.
HOMICIDES IN L.A. WERE UP MORE THAN 50-PERCENT LAST YEAR FROM 2019
ACCORDING TO L.A.P.D. DATA.
THE SEARCH FOR THE SUSPECT IS ONGOING.