NYPD Deputy Police Commissioner Paul Browne said the city is stepping up security at hotels and other prominent locations through deployment of the NYPD’s critical response vehicles.
The incident took place shortly after 10 a.m. The equipment train, which doesn’t carry passengers, was heading east when it hit the car at the Second Avenue crossing.
A woman caught on surveillance video apparently being beaten and abducted last week at the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road station has come forward and is safe, police said.
Witnesses told authorities that the suspect placed the victim over his shoulder and threw her into the back of a light silver 4-door Nissan Altima — either late 1990′s or early 2000′s model.
While major crimes like robberies and assaults are down, Metro-North is reporting a jump in the theft of electronics.
Passengers said the dog hopped on a train in Wyandanch on Tuesday night. The Long Island Veterinary Specialists say the canine had no ID chip and believe it may have just gotten lost.