Three People Slashed With Box Cutter During Subway Rush Hour in Queens

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Commuters wait on a platform as a train arrives at a subway station in New York, November 21, 2008. The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authorithy (MTA) said that to plug a 1.2 billion USD budget gap next year, it must increase fare and toll revenues by 23 percent, which would raise an additional 670 USD million if the increase goes into effect in early June.
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As if the gun violence lately weren't bad enough, three people were sliced with a box cutter at the Sutphin Boulevard–Archer Avenue subway station in Queens this morning, CBS reports, but the injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. A 22-year-old woman is in police custody, and her motive remains unclear, although NBC reports that "the attack does not appear to be random and may have followed a dispute between two groups of people."