Sen. Charles Schumer
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.
The legislation would ensure every service member, including “Active,” “Guard” and “Reserve,” receive a quality mental health assessment every year, regardless of deployment status.
A California man has been arrested for starting a spinoff version of the shuttered Silk Road website, enabling more than 100,000 people to buy and sell illegal drugs in the last year, authorities announced Thursday.
New York City is getting at least $1.6 billion in federal money to help public hospitals install floodwalls, flood proof elevators and otherwise become more storm-resilient.
The money will be spent on projects such as sand barriers on Long Island, a sewer system for Suffolk County and flood protection at NYU Langone Medical Center.
A bill crafted by Sens. Charles Schumer of New York and Bob Casey of Pennsylvania will be offered in mid-November, when Congress returns to session following the midterm elections.