About 700 people were on board the trains when one heading east from New York City’s Grand Central Station to New Haven derailed about 6:10 p.m. just outside Bridgeport, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said.
The jackpot soared to more than half a billion dollars after none of the tickets sold matched all the winning numbers in Wednesday night’s drawing.
A Queens man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly firing a lifelike weapon and handing it over to his toddler-age son. The man’s family, however, called it all an overreaction to toy guns.
The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office said Thursday that Paul Kraft pleaded guilty to five counts of forcible touching in a creepy crime wave that had women from the Upper East Side to Lower Manhattan on edge.
Sen. Charles Schumer, who is often a staunch supporter of federal agencies, said there are serious questions now about what the FBI knew about the Tsarnaev brothers before the deadly Boston Marathon bombings and ensuing reign of terror.
Police said Saturday that detectives had been in contact with officials at Chicago-based Boeing Co. who confirmed the wreckage was from a Boeing 767. Police have said the landing gear had a clearly visible Boeing identification number.
At the beginning of the school year Nicole was diagnosed with leukemia and suffered several near fatal medical setbacks including a run in with sepsis, two strokes, organ failure, and paralysis.
A 16-year-old is celebrating her stunning recovery from cancer, chemotherapy, two strokes and that’s not all.
The lock on your gym or school locker may not be as secure as you think. Thieves are getting past everyday locks and they don’t need your combination or key.
Academy Award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow appeared to be suffering from a split public personality Wednesday night.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was conscious Sunday night, and was responding in writing to authorities, CBS News has confirmed with law enforcement officials.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg ripped the U.S. Senate for failing to pass a bipartisan effort to expand background checks. The measure was defeated on Wednesday, failing to garner the 60 votes necessary to block a Republican-led filibuster.
A 5-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl drowned Sunday afternoon in a backyard pool in Suffolk County.
Bottles were smashed and a couch burned in the middle of the street as police in riot gear attempted to break up the crowd of young party goers, many of whom are students at Rutgers.
For the first time since the Rutgers scandal broke, the school’s basketball players are talking about that shocking video that got their coach fired and who they want to replace him.
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