New York will deploy National Guard to subways after a string of violent crimes

Members of the armed forces, including the National Guard, wait in the lobby of the New York City Mass Transit Authority Rail Control Center before the start of a news conference with Governor Hochul, Wednesday, March 6, 2024, in New York. Hochul deploys the National Guard to the New York City subway system to help police search passengers’ bags for weapons, following a series of high-profile crimes on city trains. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)