| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:00 AM
***Governor Cuomo announced Wednesday night that MTA fares for rail, subway and buses will be waived both Thursday and Friday.***
**October monthly passes are valid through Monday, November 5**
Limited commuter rail service has been...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Hurricane Sandy may have left the area, but her effects are still being felt in the tri-state area. Here are some helpful resources and tips to keep in mind:
NEED TO KNOW
Gov. Cuomo announced Thursday that, starting Friday, New Yorkers whose homes or...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:16 AM
NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) - The giant storm Sandy wreaked havoc on the New York City subway system, flooding tunnels, garages and rail yards and threatening to paralyze the nation's largest mass-transit system for days.
"The New York City subway...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:28 PM
An anonymous jury--its members known only by numbers--started deliberating Monday the terror conspiracy case against 28 year old Adis Medunjanin of Flushing, Queens.
Medunjanin is charged in the plot to bomb New York City subway cars in September 2009....
| May 22, 2012
| 7:46 PM
The Long Island Rail Road pension scandal has hit its last stop, Federal Court.
On Tuesday, 10 more arrests were made in the alleged $1 billion pension scandal.
The arrests are a continuation of the first wave of indictments that resulted in 11 people...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:28 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Frustration — and in some cases fear — mounted in New York City on Thursday, three days after Superstorm Sandy. Traffic backed up for miles at bridges, large crowds waited impatiently for buses into Manhattan, and tempers...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:02 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Commuters streaming into New York City on Monday endured long waits and crowded trains, giving the recovering transit system a stress test a week after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the New Jersey and New York coast lines.
Trains were so...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:01 PM
A powerful nor'easter slammed the tri-state area with an unexpected jolt of heavy snow that dumped several inches of snow across parts of a region just starting to recover from Superstorm Sandy.
High wind warnings were in effect for the region, with...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 12:13 PM
A gunman was fatally shot by police after opening fire near the Empire State Building in midtown Manhattan. Nine people were hit in the crossfire, and one of the victims was declared dead at the scene.
The shooting occurred at 9:03 a.m., and began near...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Con Ed experienced peak usage at five o’ clock in the afternoon on both Wednesday and Thursday and at one 1pm on Friday. There are several explanations for why the utility’s system peaked so early today -- but Friday afternoon’s rough...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Police arrived to the LIRR station in Queens Wednesday to find that an MTA officer had been stabbed and the suspect was found shot dead at the scene, according to MTA officials and police.
The suspect, unprovoked, attacked Officer John Barnett by pulling...