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Metro6@7: Lion victim local, subways boss retires, horse carriage ban

... subway pusher on loose, more FIFA scandal -- and karaoke!

Lion park maul fatality is Katherine Chappell, of Rye, NY in Westchester.

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Good morning, @metronewyork. Here is today's Metro6@7.

LION VICTIM A LOCAL

The woman killed Monday by a lion in a wildlife park in South Africa is reportedly a local, Katherine Chappell, 29, who grew up in Rye, and was visual effects artist on “Game of Thrones.”

HORSING AROUND

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Metro takes a look at the coming ban on horse-drawn carriages promised by Mayor de Blasio, what’s holding it up, and finds it is getting closer.

SUBWAY, BUS BOSS EXITS.

With less than two years on the job, Carmen Bianco, the MTA executive responsible for your subway or bus commute today, isgone by August after a bumpy ride.

SUBWAY PUSHER

Cops are looking for a man who pushed a woman on to the southbound 6 tracks Monday morning at the Bleecker Street subway station in NoHo. She was treated at Bellevue but the perp is still at large. Metro has the video.

FIFA SCANDAL

Metro has the world soccer scandal covered on multiple fronts today for New Yorkers who choose futbol, not football. First: Interpol is looking to arrest more FIFA executives.Second: We take a funny look at the reactions to Sepp Blatter resigning. And finally: Metro gives thefour top reasonswhy Blatter is leaving.

KARAOKE
Check out Metro’s review of “Funky NYC karaoke bars with rock star cred.”

 
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