Cops say the suspect brutally beat his 43-year-old victim before dragging her in between two parked cars and undressing her in an attempt to rape her.
Police say the incident happened Tuesday on a 5 train.
The bill also prohibits the city from seizing a journalist's press credential until after a hearing.
NYPD press passes allow reporters to cross police lines and attend official press conferences. But some journalists say the police shouldn't be gatekeepers of the press.
In this opinion piece, freelance journalist JB Nicholas argues that controversial new proposed rules for press credentials are actually an improvement.
Police are searching for a man who repeatedly punched an MTA bus driver after he refused to let him ride for free.
Authorities are searching for a grinning manspreader who allegedly punched a straphanger in the face this week for daring to confront him over the subway etiquette violation.
"K2 is a dangerous, deadly drug, but this strain is especially threatening," NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan said in a statement.
Police have arrested a Brooklyn man who allegedly raped a woman at the Standard Hotel in the Meatpacking District early Sunday morning.
The 16-year-old victim was wearing his Rolex, police said, when he was approached by a woman who asked if she could take a photo of herself wearing the watch.
The NYPD has released surveillance footage of an unidentified man who vandalized several religious statues at a Greenwich Village church earlier this week.
They found him guilty of three misdemeanors and four felonies, carrying maximum sentences that total 11 years in prison.
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