Hazardous materials were on the scene Monday evening, after an unknown green liquid flooded the sidewalk in Lower Manhattan.
Torrential rain left roads flooded and impassable, caused major traffic and transit delays, and even caused a mudslide Wednesday – and the rain was expected to persist to affect the Thursday morning commute.
A man has been arrested and charged, after allegedly holding his girlfriend’s toddler-age son hostage as he threatened suicide in Newark, N.J.
Authorities in Newark issued a warrant Tuesday for a suspect a New Year’s Eve shooting that left a man dead and a woman injured.
An underwater survey of the vessel revealed damage to the port propeller and a more complete hull survey will be conducted when the vessel is hauled from the water for repairs, the NTSB said.
“Right now we’re just trying to collect, gather the factual information and the perishable evidence that can go away with the passage of time,” NTSB’s Robert L. Sumwalt said. “We will be going over that boat with a fine tooth comb.”
Investigators believed Wednesday evening that mechanical failure caused the crash involving the Seastreak Wall Street catamaran.
At least six people were shot – and one of them was killed – between Thursday and Friday afternoon in Newark, N.J., according to a published report.
Small business owners in Lower Manhattan have been trying to get going again after Superstorm Sandy, and the federal government has been trying to help them.