AAA Survey Says New Jersey Drivers' Commutes Got WorseA new AAA survey shows New Jersey drivers have a worsening view of the state's road and bridge conditions, and Democratic legislative leaders say the report highlights the need to shore up a key transportation fund.
Stories From Main Street: Benefit Concert To Be Held For Family Of NYPD Detective Killed In AfghanistanOn the street in the Bronx, the 6-foot-5 detective was known as "Superman" because of his big size and big heart.
Cuomo Calls For Investigation After Radioactive Material Found In Groundwater Below Indian PointGov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that water contaminated by tritium leaked into the groundwater at the facility in Buchanan.
Officials Warning NY Residents About Scammers Posing As Treasury DepartmentSometimes the caller ID number even appears to come from the IRS.
One Year After Deadly Metro-North Crash, Review Of Grade Crossings ContinuesOn Feb. 3, 2015, a Harlem line train collided with Ellen Brody‘s Mercedes Benz SUV, which was sitting on the tracks in the Commerce Street grade crossing. Brody and five passengers in the lead train car were killed.
Zika Virus Declared A Global Health Emergency; NY Offers Free TestingThe World Health Organization has announced that the explosive spread of the Zika virus in the Americas is an "extraordinary event" that merits being declared an international emergency.
Nyack Schools May Require Students Who Appear Intoxicated To Take Breath TestStudents suspected of being drunk may soon have to take a breath test in one Rockland County community.
Stories From Main Street: Westchester Police Academy, Crime Lab Changes With The TimesAt the county's revamped police academy and crime lab in Valhalla, all police cadets now train for an active shooter.
Authorities Search Indiana Home In Connection With Disappearance Of Lauren SpiererPolice and FBI agents in Indiana have raided the home of a jailed sex offender in connection with the disappearance of an Indiana University student from Westchester County who has been missing for more than four years.
3 Newtown High School Students Accused Of Selling Nude Images Of ClassmatesNewtown High School principal Laurie Rodriguez is seizing the moment to educate students about the dangers of sexting.
NY Lawmaker: Drivers With Snow On Their Cars Should Be TicketedState Senator Tony Avella, of Queens, is pushing for legislation to give law enforcement the power to ticket drivers who don't clean snow and ice off their vehicles.
Yonkers DPW Chief Pleads For Patience As Snowplows Work To Clear Side StreetsThere's improvement but work still needs to be done in Yonkers, where main roads are down to blacktop, secondary streets are slushy and some of the narrow, winding dead ends are still snowbound.