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NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Federal Hearing To Be Held For 2 Recent Conn. Metro-North Incidents

On May 17, an eastbound train derailed and was struck by a westbound train just outside of Bridgeport, injuring 73 passengers, two engineers and a conductor. On May 28, a track foreman was struck and killed by a train in West Haven.

07/31/2013

New York City Comptroller John Liu - File / Photo: Office of the Comptroller

NYC Comptroller Campaign Returns $20K In Donations

A spokesman for the campaign of New York City Comptroller John Liu says about $20,000 in contributions have been returned after federal authorities began investigating the politician’s fundraising.

11/24/2011

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) holds a news conference - Washington, DC - Aug 5, 2009 - Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Report: Sen. Menendez Cleared In Federal Probe

Five years after it started, federal prosecutors have ended their investigation into U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez’s relationship with a nonprofit agency in Hudson County.

10/23/2011

(source: High Gear Media)

Sen. Schumer Calling For FTC Investigation Of ‘Gray Market’ Drugs

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says in recent months, the “gray market” drug resellers are holding hospitals hostage by marking up prices of life-saving drugs as much as 4,000 percent.

10/09/2011