Carolyn McCarthy

FILE -- Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Retiring Carolyn McCarthy Hopes To See Congress Pass Gun Control, Tax Cuts In Final Weeks

As Carolyn McCarthy gets set to retire from Congress, she has her wish list of legislation she would like to see passed this term.

12/04/2014

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (Mona RIvera/1010 WINS)

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy Talks To 1010 WINS About Leaving Congress, What Lies Ahead

“It’s coming to an end. I can’t believe it’s 18 years. Everytime I think about that … I said where’d the time go,” McCarthy told 1010 WINS’ reporter Mona Rivera in her first radio exit interview.

12/02/2014

FILE - Colin Ferguson arrives in court surrounded by court officers and wearing a bullet proof vest Dec. 10, 1993 for his initial hearing. (Photo POOL/AFP/Getty Images)

New Documentary Marks 20 Years Since LIRR Massacre

On Dec. 7, 1993, a gunman opened fire on a train car filled with commuters leaving New York City. By the time passengers tackled Colin Ferguson, his fusillade had left six people dead and 19 wounded.

12/06/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on proposals to reduce gun violence as Vice President Joe Biden watches on January 16, 2013. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Unveils Gun Violence Measures

The package includes a call on Congress to ban military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazine and it would close loopholes in the gun sale background check system.

01/16/2013

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy talks to high school students about guns - Mineola, NY - Feb 4, 2011 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Long Island H.S. Students Get Lesson On Guns

The seniors at Mineola High School were not even born in 1993 when Rep. Carolyn McCarthy’s husband was murdered on a Long Island Rail Road train.

02/04/2011

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House Passes Resolution Honoring Yankees’ Sheppard

New York congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy introduced the resolution in tribute to Sheppard’s lifetime achievement.

WFAN–11/17/2010