Sen. Charles Schumer
Sen. Charles Schumer is demanding that both of New York’s big commuter railroads — not just the one that suffered a fatal derailment — test their engineers for sleep apnea, the disorder blamed for the 2013 accident.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer plans to discuss a proposal for legislation that would extend health care coverage for the children of disabled military veterans.
More than 2,200 people gathered at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Prospect Heights to remember the life, legacy and message of Dr. King.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced a push Monday for a National “Avonte’s Law” to create a program where parents can always know where their children are.
Schumer is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration and the federal Office of Management and Budget to hurry and release the new rules for the use of the small, unmanned aircraft.
Officials said the Islamic State posted a video on Twitter calling for attacks on police officers and soldiers in the United States, Canada, Great Britain and France.
One of New York’s U.S. senators is calling for the federal government to reimburse hospitals around the state that spent millions preparing for Ebola _ even if they didn’t see a single case of the disease.
The Transportation Security Administration is implementing additional security measures for airport and airline employees, federal officials said Thursday.
Sen. Charles Schumer called Wednesday for daily federal screening of airport and airline workers for weapons following last month’s arrests of five men accused of smuggling guns through the New York and Atlanta airports.
New York said farewell to the state’s former three-term governor, Mario Cuomo, at his Manhattan wake on Monday.
Mario Cuomo’s son, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, directed Friday morning that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff in honor to remember his father.
The Air Force Thunderbirds flying team is returning to Jones Beach next Memorial Day.
On Sunday, Schumer said there were three near-misses reported at JFK between drones and aircraft just last week.
The NTSB approved all the conclusions and recommendations in a staff report that examined five Metro-North Railroad accidents in New York and Connecticut in 2013 and 2014.
“Dr. Salia was extremely critical when he arrived here, and unfortunately, despite our best efforts, we weren’t able to save him,” said Dr. Phil Smith, medical director of the biocontainment unit.