New York City

Woman Charged With "Murder as a Hate Crime" for NYC Subway Push Death

Pushed a Muslim onto the tracks because she blames Muslims and Hindus for 9/11


A 31-year-old Bronx woman has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime in the death of a man shoved in front of a subway train, Queens prosecutors said Saturday.

District Attorney Richard A. Brown identified the woman as Erika Menendez. She was awaiting arraignment.