Accused NYC subway shooter can be forced to go to court
Suspect Frank James is led by police from 9th Precinct after being arrested for his connection to the mass shooting at the 36th Street subway station on April 13, 2022, in New York City. - Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images North America/TNS

NEW YORK — A Brooklyn federal court judge is ordering accused subway shooter Frank James to be hauled to court by force if necessary, after the terrorism suspect tried to dodge his last appearance. Judge William Kuntz is taking no chances with the 63-year-old James, who on Oct. 12 initially refused to come to court from the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn. James is accused of boarding a rush-hour train on April 12, setting off a smoke bomb and firing 33 bullets as it approached the 36th Street station in Sunset Park. Ten passengers were shot. All of them survived. “Upon the defendant...