Official: Brooklyn train derailment investigation could take days

It could take days before it is known why a Long Island Rail Road train crashed at the end of a platform as it pulled into a major transportation hub, injuring 100 people, federal transportation investigators said. … Full Article

Cuomo unveils $10 billion plan to improve Kennedy Airport

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has unveiled a $10 billion plan to transform the aging John F. Kennedy International Airport into a world-class hub with easy access. The Democrat told a gathering of the Association for a Better New York on Wednesday that JFK lags far behind modern overseas airports. … Full Article

More than 100 injured after LIRR train crashes at Atlantic Terminal

More than 100 people were injured on Tuesday around 8:20 a.m. when a Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train crashed into a bumping block as it was coming into Atlantic Terminal. … Full Article

Crime down across NYC, but NYPD warns Brooklyn Heights residents to keep eyes open

Statistics released on Wednesday show that 2016 was New York City’s safest year since the city began keeping records on crime. … Full Article

Over 100 suffer minor injuries after LIRR train derails at Atlantic Terminal

New York City authorities say more than 100 people suffered minor injuries when a Long Island Rail Road train hit a bumping block at a Brooklyn station. … Full Article

The Brooklyn Eagle’s top stories of 2016

Happy new year, Brooklyn! As we usher in 2017, the Brooklyn Eagle wanted to share with our readers the most widely read, viewed and shared articles, videos and photos of 2016. … Full Article

Coney Island marks New Year’s Eve, Brooklyn style

“We schlepped all the way from the Upper East Side on the D train,” writer Shira Dicker explained, while she, along with her husband Ari Goldman, a professor at Columbia University, waited in line for a turn on Coney Island’s venerable B & B Carousell. … Full Article

Polar Bears take their annual New Year’s plunge

Thousands braved the cool temperatures to participate in the annual New Year’s Day Coney Island Polar Bear Swim. … Full Article

Schneiderman leads states’ urges to Trump over Obama global warming plan

Two weeks after officials in two dozen states asked Republican President-elect Donald Trump to kill one of Democratic President Barack Obama's signature plans to curb global warming, another group of state officials is urging Trump to save it. … Full Article

Workers celebrate minimum wage increase, Cuomo assures compliance

Starting Jan. 1, all workers who make under $11 an hour in New York City began to earn a higher wage as part of the Fight for $15 victory earlier this year. … Full Article


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