School Walkouts Take Place In NYC, Nation To Mark Columbine AnniversaryMore than 2,700 walkouts were planned in all 50 states, including one at Washington Square Park in New York City.
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Chopped Romaine Lettuce GrowsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says at least 53 people have been infected in 16 states, including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Police Investigating Death Of Disabled Former MTA Bus Driver In BushwickThe victim, who was 46, was found in his home on Central Avenue unconscious and bleeding.
U.S. Launches Military Strikes On Syria's Chemical Weapons CapabilitiesThe president said the U.S. is “prepared to sustain this response until the Syrian regime stops its use of prohibited chemical agents.”
Community Mourns 26-Year-Old Woman Found Dismembered In Canarsie ParkDozens of family members and community members released balloons in her memory, struggling to comprehend how this could happen or who could have done it.
Mother Of Woman Found Dismembered In Canarsie Park Searches For AnswersPolice have identified the human remains found in a Brooklyn park as 26-year-old Brandy Odom.
Jury Hears Closing Arguments In Trial Of Man Accused Of Stabbing 2 Kids In Brooklyn ElevatorThe defense attorney described his client as a “gentle summer’s breeze,” but the prosecution called him a cold-blooded child killer.
LIRR Train Hits Car On Tracks In Fiery Crash Near Mineola StationShortly before 8 p.m., a LIRR train struck a car that was stuck on the tracks at the rail crossing at Main Street and Willis Avenue near the Mineola station.
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.