A man was stabbed in the chest in Times Square yesterday afternoon, and the perpetrator remains at large. An NYPD spokesman said that the victim was stabbed around 2 p.m. near the intersection of West 46th Street and Seventh Avenue. The victim was transported to Bellevue, and authorities say his injuries are not life-threatening. Police from the Midtown North Precinct are currently canvassing the area for the suspect, a male who is reportedly in his 40s.
The Post reports that the incident involved a folding chair and an “I Heart NY” t-shirt.
One man hit the other with a folding chair. The other man then stabbed the chair-wielding man, according to three witnesses.
“They started yelling. I don’t know what about. The dude picks up a folding chair and starts flailing on the other guy. He stabs him and jets,” said Mitch Harper, who works for a nearby jewelry store.
The assailant ran away when a man broke the fight up, witnesses said. The man then used a white “I heart NY” shirt to apply pressure to the wound.
The good Samaritan when and grabbed a t-shirt and ran back over and put it on the guy’s chest,” said Shawn Forbes.
Police fought running battles with protesters in central Paris last night after the French parliament approved legislation authorising same-sex couples to marry and to adopt children.
The vote, which made France the fourteenth country in the world to legalise gay marriage, was hailed by supporters as an epoch-defining commitment to equality. But it sparked fury among opponents.
As protest marches turned violent, stones, bottles and iron bars rained down on riot police units brought in to protect parliament.
"This is not a conspiracy theory. We have the documentation. You want to play ball with us, Washington? Come on, bring it on, play ball! We are not afraid. We know exactly who we are dealing with. We are dealing with, quite honestly, principalites and power beyond our imagination. But we know who we have on our side. Bring it on."
Canadian authorities announced Monday they have broken up an Al Qaeda-linked terror plot to attack a passenger train as it crossed over a bridge in the Toronto area. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said that two suspects have been arrested on terrorism charges. Chiheb Esseghaier and Raed Jaser, who live in greater Montreal and Toronto — were conspiring to carry out an Al Qaeda-supported attack against Via Rail, but posed no immediate threat to the public.”It was definitely in the planning stage but not imminent,” RCMP Chief Superintendent Jennifer Strachan told reporters at a news conference.
The deadly blasts at the Boston Marathon opened not-so-old wounds for the siblings of last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims. Their family members had VIP seats near the site where the first of the twin explosions occurred.
A statement posted on the group’s Facebook page informed that the members of the Newtown Strong team which ran in the marathon were safe, because “all runners completed the race before the explosions happened.”
The team featured the mother of a girl who survived the Sandy Hook shooting.
A series of explosions erupted near the finish line at the Boston Marathon on Monday. The Boston Police Department confirmed that they were looking into an explosion, but had no further comment.
The explosions at the Boston Marathon went off more than four hours after the start of the men’s race, which meant that there were still several thousand runners yet to finish the race.
The Associated Press reported that the authorities were helping injured runners leave the scene and bloody spectators were being carried to a medical tent that was being used for runners.
A Florida father says he was shocked to find a note in his fourth-grade son’s backpack suggesting that his teacher instructed students to write letters on their willingness to give up their constitutional rights.
What does the federal hate crimes law inspired by the murders of Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. have to do with an internal dispute among the Amish in which the beards of men and the hair of women were forcibly sheared?
“The scissors used to cut the hair were manufactured in one state and used in another,” explained Edward Bryan, defense lawyer for Amish bishop Samuel Mullet Sr., who was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison.
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, took in $26,400 in 2012 by renting a cottage on the property of their Delaware home to the Secret Service, tax records released by the White House revealed.
A man died on the tracks at the Times Square subway station Friday morning, causing delays.
Police say the man appears to have been electrocuted on the No. 2 line at the Times Square-42nd Street Station just before 7 a.m.The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Northbound No. 2 and 3 train service was running local 14the Street to 72nd Street due to the police investigation.The circumstances of the death are unknown at this time.
It was another bad weekend for subway fatalities. On Saturday, a man was hit by a D train at 72nd Street and Central Park West after trying to retrieve something he dropped on the tracks. Then on Sunday around 1:30 p.m., a woman was found lying on the southbound 1 line tracks at the Canal Street station. Its unclear if she was hit by a train or passed out on the platform and landed in the trough. The victim, whos believed to be in her thirties, was wearing leather pants and high heels. A police source tells the Post, “She looks like she was out clubbing.” She was pronounced dead at the scene and an autopsy is being conducted to determine her cause of death.
A man was struck and killed by a subway train on the upper West Side Saturday morning, authorities said.
The 58-year-old, identified as John Williams of Washington Heights, was trying to retrieve something he dropped on the tracks when he was struck by a downtown D train at the 72nd St. station on Central Park West. He was hit about 6:45 a.m.
Emergency medical services brought Williams to St. Luke’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.