Authorities are not officially releasing their names, but several people have already stepped into the spotlight, claiming credit for their role in helping NYPD officers capture the alleged gunman.
Mayor Eric Adams issued a subway safety plan in February, and placed a strong emphasis on moving unhoused people from subway stations into housing.
About 9,000 New York city employees are on unpaid leave for failing to heed Mayor Bill de Blasio's Oct. 20 vaccine mandate.
Micah Beals has been charged with criminal mischief in connection with the Oct. 3 incident. Under a stage name, he's played minor roles in television shows like "Parks and Recreation" and "CSI: NY."
Some communities in the city have been experiencing a noticeable rise in shootings. They're also grappling with strained relations with the police.
Brandon Elliot, 38, was arrested Wednesday and faces charges including assault as a hate crime. Elliot is a lifetime parolee who was convicted of fatally stabbing his mother in 2002, when he was 19.
The state attorney general's office says it has received "more than 1,300 complaints and pieces of evidence" about the police response to the protests in New York City.
Anthony Bottom, 68, is at the center of a discussion over elderly inmates convicted of violent crimes in their youth. Reform advocates say after decades behind bars most should go home.
Online video shows men grabbing a woman during a demonstration and hauling her away in an unmarked van. Police said they arrested the woman on suspicion of damaging police cameras.
The New York City Council passed a new budget overnight. Advocates and the council's speaker say the cuts didn't go far enough, as President Trump says they will "further antagonize" the police.