According to Metro-North police, the suspect assaulted the sleeping woman aboard the 7:35 a.m. train to New Haven. The assault occurred within view of other passengers, according to police.
Monday’s commute for Long Island Rail Road passengers will finally be back to normal, more than a month after superstorm Sandy forced service to be limited.
Commuters have been waiting six weeks for the LIRR to return to its full schedule. LIRR spokesman Aaron Donovan told WCBS 880′s Jim Smith, that riders can look forward to less crowding and an end to cancelled and combined trains.
New Yorkers may soon pay a little more for taking a cab: The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission held a public hearing on Monday to discuss a proposal that includes a possible increase in taxi fares.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory until 9 a.m. Wednesday for interior sections of northeast New Jersey, the lower Hudson Valley and southern Connecticut.
The Long Island Rail Road has resumed service to and from Penn Station through Jamaica Friday morning.
Police say two cars were shot, their windshields shattered. One man is under arrest and faces numerous charges.