Stubborn Fire At Recycling Plant Near LIRR Tracks Snarls Evening ServiceThe fire broke out around 1:30 p.m. near a paper recycling plant on Jamaica and Hollis Avenues and quickly grew to five alarms.
Congressman King Urges President Trump, Feds To Help Fund Gateway ProjectKing used Thursday’s St. Patrick’s Day luncheon at the Capitol to lobby the president. Trump has signaled he will veto a government spending bill if it includes money for the project, which would build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River.
Opening Statements Made In Trial Of Man Charged In Brutal East New York Elevator StabbingTwo children were brutally stabbed in a Brooklyn elevator in 2014. One of them was killed, and after years of delays the man accused is finally on trial.
‘National Day Of Unplugging’ Challenges People To Put Down Their CellphonesWould you be able to go 24 hours without your cellphone? National Day of Unplugging started at sundown Friday, with the goal of helping people be more present in the moment.
Stock Market Soars As U.S. Posts Stronger Than Expected Jobs ReportOn Friday morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the U.S. economy added 313,000 jobs in February. That far exceeded the 200,000 many analysts predicted. It’s also the biggest gain since July 2016.
President Trump Agrees To Meet With North Korean Leader Kim Jong UnSouth Korea's national security adviser Chung Eui-yong says President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the North is "committed" to denuclearization.
Frantic Dispatch, 911 Calls Released In Florida School ShootingThe calls reveal the chilling 78-minute search for the shooter, which started out as a possible call about kids and fireworks.
Snow Causes Power Lines To Sag, Lights To Flicker In QueensBy nightfall, snow-covered power lines hung precariously in parts of Queens, causing flickering street lights in St. Albans.
Nor'easter Blamed For 11-Year-Old's Death As Winds Take Down Trees & Power LinesA powerful Nor’easter that knocked down trees and power lines across the Tri-State Area is now blamed for at least one death in New York.
Woman, 32, Accused Of Squatting Inside Hunter College DormitoryPalmer hasn’t been enrolled at Hunter College in Manhattan in about two years, but she refuses to move out of the dorm on East 25th Street.
Librarians Learn How To Save Those Overdosing On OpioidsThe library, of all places, is fast becoming a place to save lives. Librarians and other staff members are being trained on how to revive someone who’s overdosing.
Long Island Hockey Player Will Honor Late Brother’s Legacy At 2018 Winter GamesThe Long Island native and former New York Ranger hopes to not only honor his country but his family, as well.