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Emergency exercise held at LaGuardia Airport on June 21, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Crews Test Emergency Plan, Procedures With Drill At LaGuardia Airport

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey conducted an exercise Saturday to better prepare the city’s emergency responders in case tragedy strikes.

06/21/2014

Crews remove a derailed freight car from the Metro-North tracks near Spuyten Duyvil. (credit: MTA)

MTA: Hudson Line Service To Be Back For Morning Commute

Service is expected to resume on Metro-North’s Hudson line in time for the Monday morning commute, following a suspension triggered by a freight train derailment Thursday night. The transit agency said delays were possible for the morning rush hour.

07/21/2013

The emergency preparedness staff at North Shore-LIJ Health System are looking, listening, and learning from the Japan crisis about what to do should something similar happen in the Tri-State. (Credit: CBS 2)

Local Rescue Workers Hope To Learn From Japan Disaster

Local rescue workers are keeping a close eye on the crisis in Japan, watching and learning in case of a similar disaster in the Tri-State.

03/16/2011