2 Dead When Amtrak Train From New York Hits Backhoe Near PhiladelphiaTwo people were killed and dozens more were injured Sunday, when an Amtrak train from New York struck a backhoe and partially derailed in southeast Pennsylvania.
Schumer: DHS Needs To Expedite Testing For Compounds Used By TerroristsU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Sunday the Department of Homeland Security must work faster to begin testing explosive detectors that can sense compounds used in recent terrorist attacks.
Schumer: All Phone Companies Should Block Robocalls For FreeU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday called upon phone carriers to make robocall blocking technology available to landline and cellphone customers.
Schumer: Lead Poisoning Is Major Problem In Westchester, Hudson ValleyA new effort was under way Monday night to combat the lead problem plaguing suburban areas north of New York City.
IRS Impersonators Scamming Seniors Out Of Tens Of MillionsIRS impersonators are taking aim at seniors in an effort to scam them out of their money.
Schumer Says US Should Appoint 'Zika Czar' To Fight VirusSen. Charles Schumer wants the White House to appoint a "zika czar'' to coordinate the U.S. response to the mosquito-borne virus that is being blamed for serious birth defects.
Lawmakers Call For Probe After Indian Point Groundwater ContaminationThe water is said to be contaminated with tritium, a radioactive isotope of hydrogen.
'Tell Ted Cruz We're New Yorkers,' Sen. Schumer Says Of City's Response To Blizzard“Tell Ted Cruz we’re New Yorkers,” U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said as he pointed out how he saw people making best of a monstrous blizzard in Brooklyn on Saturday.
Local Leaders Furious That They Weren't Consulted About Westchester Dam HackRevelations of a data breach at a dam in Westchester County have prompted officials to call for an investigation.
Broadway, Live Theater Gets Federal Tax BreakLive theater will now get the same federal tax benefits as the film and television industry.
FBI: San Bernardino Suspects Radicalized 2 Years Ago, May Have Planned Other AttacksFBI Director James Comey says the two San Bernardino shooters were radicalized at least two years ago and had discussed jihad and martyrdom as early as 2013.
Feds Award $10M For Bus Transit In Lower Hudson ValleyNew York state will receive $10 million in federal money for bus transit service between Rockland and Westchester counties.

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