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Traveling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, Dennis Johnson and his fiancee, Lian Robinson, were trying to be sensible about … Full Article

Lawyer: Engineer in 'daze' before NYC train crash

YONKERS— An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like "daze" and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said. … Full Article

NTSB: No anomalies found in NYC train brake system

Investigators looking into a deadly New York City train derailment say no anomalies have been found with the train's brake system. … Full Article

Jeffries to hold town hall on Sandy relief efforts

More than a year after Superstorm Sandy hit New York City, residents in shorefront communities are still struggling to recover. … Full Article

Young Brooklyn Bridge climber talked down by NYPD Tuesday morning

Detectives from NYPD’s crack Emergency Services Unit talked a despondent young man down from one of the giant cables supporting the Brooklyn Bridge at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning.  … Full Article

Can technology prevent train derailments like the Bronx tragedy?

YONKERS— The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling around a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit is fueling questions about whether automated crash-avoidance technology could have prevented the carnage. … Full Article

Push on to replace stolen statue in changing Bed-Stuy

Thirteen years ago, a robbery in Bed-Stuy's Saratoga Park was big news.  … Full Article

Brooklyn also suffered tragic train accidents

People throughout the United States on Monday were shocked at the news of Sunday’s fatal train derailment on Metro-North’s Hudson line near Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx.  … Full Article

Precinct council president warns: Don’t let criminals ruin holidays

Now that the Christmas shopping season is in full swing, Brooklyn residents are running to malls, department stores and mom-and-pop shops to buy gifts for friends and relatives. … Full Article

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