And They're Off! Holiday Travelers Take To The Roads And SkiesA record number of travelers are hitting the roads and taking to the skies Wednesday for what's expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the holiday season.
NYPD Detective, Suffolk County Staff Sgt. Remembered After Being Killed In AfghanistanThe NYPD is mourning the death of a Bronx detective who was one of six American troops killed in a suicide attack near Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.
Bratton, FBI Director Meet To Talk Counterterrorism; Homeland Security Announces Changes To Alert SystemMeanwhile, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson also announced modifications to the National Terrorism Advisory System.
MTA Chairman 'Confident' In Meeting Phase Two Deadline For Second Avenue Subway ProjectTimeline questions were recently raised by an independent MTA engineer, warning that installation of track, communications and a power system could slow the pace of construction.
Indian Point Plant Owner To Determine 'Precise' Cause Of Latest Unit ShutdownAn electrical disturbance prompted the shut down of a generator and reactor at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester County.
Officials Call For Safety Upgrades After Queens Teen Killed In Hit-And-RunState Sen. Jose Peralta, who spoke at the scene of the deadly crash Thursday, is proposing legislation for a distracted pedestrian awareness campaign.
2 Suspects Sought In Armed Robbery On Central Park WestThe victim was not hurt, but police said the suspects made off with cash and even his shoes.
Greenwich High School Students Weigh In On Pushing Back Start TimeSome Greenwich High School students like an early start time, but they also like the idea of a "recharge" day with a 9 a.m. start once a week, according to a report in The Greenwich Time.
Consumer Alert: Holiday 'Laser Light' Shows Can Pose Dangers To PilotsMany residents are taking an extra steps this holiday season, by turning their lawns into a front yard laser light show -- but there can be dangers if not installed properly.
Trump Rejects Criticism Of His Proposal To Ban MuslimsDonald Trump is rejecting criticism that his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. is un-American and has critics comparing him to Adolf Hitler.
Port Authority Increasing Tolls At Bridges And Tunnels This WeekendIt's going to cost a bit more to get over Port Authority crossings starting this weekend as the last of five recent toll hikes takes effect.
Holiday Travelers Face Tighter Security In Wake Of Paris AttacksThe Port Authority has stationed more officers at its airports, bus terminals, train stations and Hudson River crossings while the NYPD has extra uniformed police officers and other security measures in place.

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