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Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NTSB: Engineer’s Sleepiness Caused Deadly Bronx Metro-North Train Derailment

William Rockefeller’s sleepiness was due to a combination of an undiagnosed disorder — sleep apnea — and a drastic shift in his work schedule, the National Transportation Safety Board said.

10/28/2014

Bellevue Hospital, where a 5-year-old was brought after showing Ebola-like symptoms after recently returning from West Africa, is seen on October 27, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Health Department: Child Tests Negative For Ebola At Bellevue Hospital

Tests on a 5-year-old boy who showed possible symptoms of Ebola, have come back negative.

10/27/2014

Surveillance images of two suspects in a string of robberies on the F Train in Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Straphangers On Alert After String Of Robberies On F Train In Queens

Straphangers are on high alert after a series of robberies on the F train line in Queens.

10/21/2014

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Extra Ebola Screenings At JFK Set To Begin Saturday; Fight Against Virus Continues On Multiple Fronts

Airline passengers arriving from three West African countries will face temperature checks and other screening measures starting with John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday.

10/10/2014

A suspect in the robbery of four stores around Manhattan in September 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Suspect Who Robbed 4 Stores Around Manhattan

Police were searching for a suspect Thursday night in a string of robberies around Manhattan.

10/09/2014

Customs officers & passenger take precautions during an Ebola scare at Newark International Airport. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Mayor Bill De Blasio At Ebola Roundtable: NYC Is Ready

The mayor convened a meeting of city agencies at City Hall on Thursday as a display of readiness against the spread of the deadly virus.

10/09/2014

Airplane cabin cleaners set up pickets outside a LaGuardia Airport terminal over health and safety issues. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Plane Cabin Cleaners At LaGuardia Airport Strike Over Health, Safety Issues; Cite Ebola Concerns

About 200 Air Serv workers who support domestic flights at Terminal D began a 24-hour strike on Wednesday night.

10/09/2014

Bellevue Hospital Center has a room set aside to handle a potential Ebola patient. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Fake Ebola Patients Being Sent To NYC Emergency Rooms To Test Readiness

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital, a hospital spokesman said.

10/08/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New York City Speed Limit To Officially Drop To 25 MPH On Nov. 7

Get ready to slow down on city streets. For the first time in more than 50 years the City Council has voted to lower the speed limit.

10/07/2014

A piece of a metal frame that fell in midtown, injuring two people on Oct. 1, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Metal Piece Falls From Midtown Building, Strikes Two Pedestrians

At least two pedestrians have been hurt by falling debris in midtown Manhattan. The incident occurred at Seventh Avenue and 48th Street, just north of Times Square.

10/01/2014

Police investigate after a man was struck by two vehicles on White Plains Road in the Bronx on Sept. 28, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck By Two Cars In The Bronx

The accident happened around 1 a.m., as a 26-year-old man was trying to cross Pelham Parkway at White Plains Road in the Allerton section of the Bronx.

09/28/2014

Police investigate sex assault on Upper West Side on Sept. 27, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Seek Suspect In Upper West Side Sex Assault

Police are searching for a man who they said sexually assaulted a woman on the Upper West Side Friday night.

09/27/2014

A policeman keeps vigil inside a subway station in New York on September 25, 2014.  (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Increases Policing After Subway Plot Report

Bag inspections were being set up at some subway stations, more bomb-sniffing dogs and surveillance teams were deployed and officers were working overtime and doing extra checks of subway stations.

09/26/2014

Three retired firefighters -- (l-r) Firefighter Daniel Heglund, Lt. Robert Leaver, Firefighter Howard Bischoff -- all died Monday as a result of illnesses from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. (Credit: FDNY)

3 Retired Firefighters Die On Same Day From 9/11-Related Illnesses; Union Leaders Seek Renewal Of Zadroga Act

Lt. Howard Bischoff and firefighters Robert Leaver and Daniel Heglund all died Monday.

09/25/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the 69th United Nations General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters on September 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Obama Calls For Dismantling ISIS ‘Network Of Death’

President Barack Obama told the assembled leaders that the “only language understood by killers like this is the language of force.”

09/24/2014

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