The crash Tuesday evening involved a Harlem Line train and a SUV that was stopped on the tracks at a crossing on Commerce Street in Valhalla.
Officials say 15 people remain hospitalized after a Metro-North train smashed into an SUV stopped on the tracks in Valhalla, killing five train riders and the car’s driver.
Carl Heastie was elected speaker of the New York state Assembly on Tuesday, making him the first African-American to hold the powerful position.
A winter storm is dumping snow and ice across the Tri-State area Monday, causing some dangerous driving conditions.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that about 500 pieces of equipment, plows, dump trucks, front end loaders, are on their way to Suffolk County from New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.
Calls for more transparency have sounded in Congress, statehouses and editorial pages, mixed with notes of caution about forswearing secrecy that can safeguard witnesses and the accused.
Travel bans were lifted Tuesday morning, a day after officials barred drivers from streets throughout the Tri-State area.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said there will be a review of the city’s storm procedures to see if anything can be done better the next time around.
The Tri-State area is bracing for a “crippling and potentially historic” storm that could bury communities in up to 2 or more feet of snow.
LaGuardia is one of just a few airports in major American cities not served by some sort of rail service.
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is vowing to clear his name after his arrest Thursday on conspiracy and bribery charges.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will give his State of the State address Wednesday, but he has already previewed much of his 2015 agenda, including a minimum wage hike and small-business tax cut.
Winter weather made a mess of area roads and caused treacherous driving conditions Sunday morning, with hundreds of accidents reported, including several multi-car pileups.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday called for a 4 percent small-business tax cut and a student loan forgiveness program, the latest in a flurry of proposals as he unveils his 2015 agenda.
The governor outlined a proposal that has already been adopted by state universities in New York.