Maksim Gelman

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Subway Hero to Sue Police

Joseph Lozito says they left him to fend for himself

(Newser) - Police were probably pretty pleased with Joseph Lozito when he helped them tackle alleged killer Maksim Gelman on a New York City subway last month, but he’s not happy with them. Lozito says he’s suing the city and the police, accusing officers of initially retreating to the conductor’... More »

Watching Cage Fighting Saved Me: NY Subway Hero

Joseph Lozito's leg sweep defeated crazed knifeman Maksim Gelman

(Newser) - The New York City subway rider who helped disarm a knifeman accused of murdering four people and wounding several others says watching mixed martial arts fights on TV for 20 years likely saved his life. As slasher Maksim Gelman lunged at Joseph Lozito with a huge knife, Lozito used his... More »

4 Dead After NYC Stabbing Spree, Carjacking

Suspect accused of killing stepdad, ex-girlfriend, her mother, and pedestrian

(Newser) - A 23-year-old Brooklyn man was in police custody today, suspected in a stabbing spree that took the lives of his stepfather, his ex-girlfriend, and her mother, and led to a nightlong manhunt across New York City. Authorities said Maksim Gelman also stabbed and wounded the driver of a car he... More »

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