Full Metro-North Railroad service in and out of Grand Central Terminal resumed around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, about seven hours after service was disrupted.
Michael Maida, 44, turned himself into police Monday. He has been charged with sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor — both felonies.
In his most extensive comments, the father of Newtown gunman Adam Lanza said what his son did couldn’t “get any more evil” and he now wishes his son had never been born.
According to police transit statistics, there were 274 arrests between Jan. and March 2. During the same period last year, 90 panhandlers and peddlers were arrested.
The company behind the INRIX smartphone traffic app for years has reported that New York and Bridgeport are in the top ten among all U.S. cities when it comes to traffic congestion.
“I’m in! Let’s put New York in the winning column again,” Astorino tweeted Wednesday morning.
Metro-North President Joseph Giulietti told Commissioner James Redeker on Monday the first priority is to rebuild a culture of safety.
President Obama has already ordered the $10.10 an hour minimum for certain federal projects. The proposed rate translates to a little more than $21,000 annually.
The derailment of a freight train pulling empty oil cars in upstate New York has raised concerns with environmental groups voicing opposition to the hauling of shale oil along the Hudson River.
A fresh shipment of rock salt reached New Jersey just in time for another round of snow Wednesday morning.
The wealthy suburbs on Long Island and in Westchester County have been losing their young workforce at a dramatic rate, and advocates blamed a lack of affordable housing.
The move comes after Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and Sen. Richard Blumenthal met separately last week with Prendergast and the new Metro-North chief, Joseph Giulietti.
Walter Kozicky was born in Ukraine and calls the deaths of dozens of protesters shameful. A map of Ukraine hangs in Kozicky’s Yonkers office, showing a nation caught linguistically, culturally and politically between Russia and the west.
The school acknowledged sex abuse that occurred in the 1960s and has apologized to victims. It says the perpetrator was an unidentified, now-deceased former employee who “had a role in teaching.”
After installing a new signal system last November, Metro-North says a computer glitch is causing railroad crossing gates to operate incorrectly.