The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is working on a new automated signal system that will make the Flushing line more reliable, allowing trains to run faster and more often.
Police have stepped up the search for Avonte Oquendo, who has been missing for nearly a week. He was last seen Friday on surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City.
Avonte Oquendo, 14, has been missing since Friday. He was last seen on school surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City.
The non-profit group Samaritan Village wants to turn a vacant warehouse on Cooper Avenue in Glendale into a shelter for 125 homeless families.
Avonte Oquendo, 14, was last seen on school surveillance video leaving the Center Boulevard School in Long Island City around 12:30 p.m. Friday.
It all started around 11 p.m. when police responded to a domestic dispute on Fourth Street.
Nearly two weeks after a failed electrical circuit cut power to the New Haven line, service returned to a full schedule of trains for rush-hour Monday morning to Grand Central Terminal.
Authorities said Miriam Carey, of Stamford Conn., set off a high-speed car chase that put the Capitol on lockdown Thursday and caused a fresh panic in a city where a gunman killed 12 people two weeks ago.
The shutdown, the first since the winter of 1995-96, closed national parks, museums along the Washington Mall and the U.S. Capitol visitors center.
Gov. Dan Malloy said Metro-North commuters can expect a “very reduced schedule” on Monday compared with a normal peak period. Trains are expected to run at 50 percent capacity on the New Haven line.
Dozens of police officers, including state and federal authorities, have been scouring the woods in Cold Spring in an intense manhunt for 63-year-old Sang Ho Kim.
Tens of thousands of commuters traveling into and out of New York City are scrambling to devise alternative routes after a power failure on Metro-North’s New Haven line brought service to a creep.
Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Tuesday, explaining his support for the socialist government of Nicaragua and a honeymoon in Cuba that was so secret, he never told his kids.
The boy was walking with his mother who was pushing his 4-year-old sister in a stroller when three men walked up, held a gun to the boy’s back and demanded money, police said.
The 55-year-old’s body was discovered around 10:30 p.m. Sunday in Prospect Park, police said.