Officials said the fire broke out around 4 a.m. and took firefighters about an hour to bring it under control. More than 100 firefighters were on the scene helping to extinguish the blaze.
The accident happened around 4:45 a.m. when the driver of a Nissan Murano traveling northbound lost control of her car, crossing into the southbound lanes of traffic, police said.
Robbie Parker’s daughter Emilie was among the 20 children who died in the one of the worst attacks on schoolchildren in U.S. history. He was one of the first parents to speak publicly about their loss.
The governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are putting out a strong message to Congress: don’t leave for the holidays until you decide on aid for states battered by Superstorm Sandy.
The ruins of the Rockaways are piled high in Jacob Riis Park, a mountainous symbol of Sandy’s legacy. The damage is still piled everywhere and some residents said it’s time Washington stepped up.
A thick layer of sand still covers much of the boardwalk at Coney Island, but it is what lies beneath that was sparking the debate nearly five weeks after Superstorm Sandy.
The gas crisis was brought about in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, which left many gas stations reeling because of a lack of power and problems getting deliveries.
With the Waldorf buttoned down under presidential-level security, the two candidates ascended to the grand dais packed with millionaires, billionaires, bishops, pundits, politicians and the occasional TV star.
The iPhone app Wyst, touted by its creators as a “new kind of message in a bottle,” lets users make geo-tagged notes and photos wherever they go.
Jerome Nadler was last seen on Labor Day when he had gone fly fishing. He was discovered in a thick area of woods by a Suffolk County police K-9 unit.
What do Miss Piggy, Cindy Lauper, and Michael Kors have in common? They were special guests for one of the biggest nights of fashion. But celebrity sightings are just half of the fun.
Father Benedict Groeschel, 78, has always gone his own way, but this time the host of Sunday Night Prime on EWTN may have gone too far with a nuanced defense of pedophilia.
Neighbors said Jeffrey Johnson, 58, followed a routine and was always seen wearing a suit. He lived on the third-floor of a six-story walk-up on East 86nd off 3rd Avenue in Manhattan for about year and a half.
It is the first case of vandalism at the cemetery, which was founded in 1838, in 30 years. The oldest memorial that was vandalized belongs to a general that dates back to the War of 1812.
A pickup truck plowed into a group of people Thursday afternoon, pinning a man to a building at 45 Broad Street in the Financial District around 1:30 p.m.
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