TRAINS - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) New York City police to subway acrobats: Sit down <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">New York City police to subway acrobats: Sit down</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ and TOM HAYS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T08:24:02.941-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 08:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The underground acrobats who flip, somersault and pole-dance among New York City subway riders as trains roll are drawing a new audience — police officers. The New York Police Department is cracking down on the subway showmen who use the tight quarters of the nation’s busiest transit system as moving stages for impromptu — and illegal — pass-the-hat performances. More than 240 people have been arrested on misdemeanors related to acrobatics so far this year, compared with fewer than 40...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581371712014-07-01T08:24:02.941-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T08:24:02.941-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:24:02 MDT