Recordings of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers calmly responding to a janitor, a teacher and others and assuring them help is coming.
The focus has pointed increasingly to human error in the investigation into the deadly Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx, after a union officials said the engineer “nodded off” at the controls and “zoned out” before the accident.
The Metro-North train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve in the Bronx was traveling at 82 mph at the time, a federal official said Monday.
Passengers aboard the Metro-North train the derailed Sunday morning in the Bronx said they saw passengers tossed out windows and fellow riders die before their eyes as some cars tipped on their sides.
Sheila Mara, the daughter of late Giants owner Wellington Mara, missed a “do not enter” sign and collided head-on with a taxi cab, police said.
Forecasters say a storm system has the potential to bring 2 to 4 inches of rain from Tuesday night through Wednesday.
Yale University was locked down and under a “shelter in place” order for almost six hours Monday, following the investigation into an anonymous caller’s claim that his roommate was on his way to the campus to shoot people.
As conditions of the bail, the judge ordered that Skakel live in Connecticut and wear a GPS tracking device. His lawyer has not said where he’ll live.
Jojo John of Nyack pleaded not guilty at his arraigned Wednesday in Rockland County Court. The charges include vehicular manslaughter and operating a vessel under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
A high-tech crime-fighting tool once reserved for solving murders and rapes is now being used to bust petty criminals.
The gunpoint robbery took place in the Costco parking lot in New Rochelle on Saturday. Police said criminals are out in force this time of year.
New charges have been issued in an alleged scam by a roofing contractor, who has been arrested along with his son.
They charm with gifts, kind words and good estimates for needed repairs before vanishing with cash, according to authorities.
The wild animals have attacked twice in the past week along Little Brook Road, looking for food to bring back to their dens before winter.
A federal lawsuit filed by three local families in the Pine Bush community of Orange County claims the school district tolerates the harassment of Jewish students.