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LIRR Massacre

FILE - Colin Ferguson arrives in court surrounded by court officers and wearing a bullet proof vest Dec. 10, 1993 for his initial hearing. (Photo POOL/AFP/Getty Images)

Court: LIRR Gunman Who Killed Six, Wounded 19 Tried To Incite Prison Riot

The Appellate Division justices say videotape, testimony and a prison misbehavior report provide substantial evidence that Colin Ferguson threatened violence and conspired to riot.

04/24/2014

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: carolynmccarthy.house.gov)

Rep. McCarthy Announces Plan To Retire From Congress At End Of Term

McCarthy, a lifelong resident of Mineola, was first elected to Congress in 1996. She has been a staunch gun control advocate since her husband was killed and her son was seriously wounded in the Dec. 7, 1993 Long Island Rail Road massacre.

01/08/2014

FILE - Colin Ferguson arrives in court surrounded by court officers and wearing a bullet proof vest Dec. 10, 1993 for his initial hearing. (Photo POOL/AFP/Getty Images)

Victims Honored On 20th Anniversary Of LIRR Massacre

Saturday marked 20 years since the Long Island Rail Road massacre, which left 16 people dead and more than a dozen wounded when a gunman opened fire inside a train full of passengers.

12/07/2013