Michael Sebastian (credit: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

Police: Perth Amboy Man Sexually Assaulted Teen He Friended On Facebook

Police said Michael Sebastian was following the teen on Facebook when she updated her status saying she’d be at a nearby shopping center. That is where the accused man allegedly coaxed the victim into his car and assaulted her.


Tornado Damage - Springfield, MA - Jun 2, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Long Island Reaches Out To Help Massachusetts Tornado Victims

Volunteers were loading up a Red Cross truck in Mineola as they prepare to travel to Springfield, Massachusetts to help the victims of the tornado.


Amtrak's Acela Express (credit: Michael Smith/Newsmakers)

New York Gets $354.4 Million For High-Speed Rail Projects

The Big Apple has been granted a chunk of $2 billion that was rejected by the Sunshine State for three projects that will advance New York’s high-speed rail plans.


An Amtrak Acela train is seen at the 30th Street Station - Philadelphia, PA - May 8, 2010 - Photo: Lisa Lake/Getty Images for Amtrak

CT Gov. Dan Malloy In DC Pushing For High-Speed Rail Funding

Malloy is seeking funds rejected by Florida for a planned commuter rail line between New Haven and Springfield, Massachusetts.