Federal Hearing To Be Held For 2 Recent Conn. Metro-North IncidentsOn 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.
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.
Report: Sen. Menendez Cleared In Federal ProbeFive 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.
Sen. Schumer Calling For FTC Investigation Of 'Gray Market' DrugsU.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.