| 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 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...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:25 PM
I know we have become a nation of such short attention spans and long-term addiction to instant gratification that asking viewers to spend even an hour with a documentary that could change the way they see the world is probably a fool's errand.
| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:39 AM
It's not the news any commuter wanted to hear, but for some Long Island Railroad customers: it will take more time to get home.
The MTA said they notified their affected customers for months through pamphlets, newsletters and announcements regarding...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:25 PM
An accident between a school bus and a cement truck in Nassau County has killed one person and left multiple people injured, according to police.
The collision occurred around 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon at the intersection of Oyster Bay Rd. and...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:08 PM
A four-year-old boy shot and killed in the Bronx, a massacre in Colorado. High profile debacles re-ignited a debate over gun control both locally and federally. After countless decades of debate, lawmakers have yet to design a gun policy that doesn't...