NY subway pole dancers

It’s a minor inconvenience that many New York City subway riders have grown accustomed to. Athletic pole dancers turning tricks on subway trains for a little pocket change. In response to complaints from commuters who are not impressed with the pole skills, the New York Police Department is cracking down on the public annoyance.

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Mariah Carey rides the subway

Singer Mariah Carey is just like you. The Diva took public transportation to the 2014 Fresh Air Fund Spring Gala held at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on Thursday, May 29, in New York City. Mariah wore a sequined floor length ball gown and fingerless gloves. She posted two of the photos on her social media pages with the caption “Glimpses of our joyride on the 1 train #subwayincouture.” Her album, Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse, is in stores now.

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Cecil Williams and Orlando

Cecil Williams will get to keep his faithful seeing eye dog, Orlando, after public donations poured in to pay for the dog’s food and vet bills for the rest of his life.

Williams, 61, was hospitalized after he lost consciousness and fell onto the tracks of an upcoming subway train at the 125th Street station in New York City on Tuesday. Orlando jumped onto the tracks and licked his master’s face, according to eye witnesses. The conductor of the oncoming train applied his brakes at the last minute but the train rolled over Williams and his dog.

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Sunando Sen

The NYPD are asking the public for help identifying a deranged woman who shoved a man into the path of an oncoming train Thursday.

Witnesses say the overweight Hispanic woman sat on a bench mumbling to herself and pacing the platform just moments before she crept up behind Sunando Sen and shoved him to his death under the wheels of the 7-train.

Sen, 46, a hard working native of Calcutta, India, apparently wasn’t aware that the woman was behind him. Witnesses say there was no altercation before the woman pushed Sen onto the tracks.

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