William Bratton is being named to lead the NYPD as it tries to maintain a historic drop in crime and an extensive counterterrorism program, even as its tactics have come under increased scrutiny.
The engineer who was at the controls when a train derailed and left four people dead this past weekend has been suspended without pay.
Safety officials have championed what’s known as positive train control technology for decades, but the railroad industry has sought to postpone having to install it because of the high cost and technological issues.
The Metro-North train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve in the Bronx was traveling at 82 mph at the time, a federal official said Monday.
A 20-foot by 30-foot one-story structure collapsed shortly before 8 a.m. Wednesday at 2601 Westchester Avenue in Westchester Village.
Heavy rain and winds began sweeping through the area Tuesday night, causing holiday travel head aches for some early Wednesday.
Forecasters say a storm system has the potential to bring 2 to 4 inches of rain from Tuesday night through Wednesday.
A family of four, including two children, were displaced after a fire tore through a home in Yonkers overnight.
A Long Island school, one of the first in the nation to be named for President John F. Kennedy, spent Friday honoring his legacy on the 50th anniversary of his death.
As conditions of the bail, the judge ordered that Skakel live in Connecticut and wear a GPS tracking device. His lawyer has not said where he’ll live.
Jojo John of Nyack pleaded not guilty at his arraigned Wednesday in Rockland County Court. The charges include vehicular manslaughter and operating a vessel under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The entire incident was captured on surveillance video. It happened just after 8 p.m. on Nov. 16 on Laconia Avenue in the Edenwald section.
The blaze began around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Clausland Mountain in Orangeburg. With wind gusts of over 30 miles per hour, it quickly spread.
Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Robert Mandelbaum issued the verdict Thursday, finding Genevieve Sabourin guilty of stalking, attempted aggravated harassment, harassment and attempted contempt of court.
Genevieve Sabourin, a Canadian actress charged with stalking Baldwin, was expected to take the stand Wednesday. It’s unclear how the contempt ruling might impact her chance to testify.