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Top Stories From 05/25/2013
Bridge collapse calls into question other bridges' safety
A bridge collapse in Washington State is putting new focus on the condition of bridges throughout the country.
Parts of Saw Mill Parkway remain closed due to flooding
The heavy rain that drenched the area sparked flash floods that covered some areas with as much as 4 inches of water.
Jersey shore reopens for 1st post-Hurricane Sandy summer
Guinness World Records confirms that a ribbon-cutting to mark the reopening of the Jersey shore following Superstorm Sandy has set a new world record.
Long Island beaches reopen after Hurricane Sandy
It's like coming home again. Even though it wasn't the best weather out, it didn't stop people from coming to check on their beloved beaches.
Green Card con artist accused of new scams
New information on a story you saw only on Eyewitness News after we were the first to expose a woman accused of ripping off $18,000 from an immigrant.
Tree trouble in Dumont
A New Jersey man bought a house and chopped a tree down he thought was on his property, but turns out it wasn't, and when the town saw it gone, sent him a whopper of a bill in the thousands for robbing residents of shade and oxygen.
Camarones Mi Pueblo at Zapata in Palisades - Neighborhood Eats
Adolfo Godinez Jr. father opened Zapata Mexican Restaurant in Palisades a little more than 9 years ago.
Gridlock traffic for Memorial Day weekend getaway
Everywhere you turned it was gridlock traffic in New York City Friday.
Police officer arrested for allegedly firebombing police captain's home
An Edison police officer was arrested and charged for allegedly setting fire to the home of the Edison police captain.
Terror recounted as funerals held for tornado victims
The principal recounted the terror when the tornado hitting their school in Oklahoma, as funerals for the victims got underway.
Toronto mayor denies smoking crack cocaine
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford denied Friday that he smokes crack cocaine and said he is not an addict.
Bike sharing program begins Monday
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the market will determine the success of the city's ambitious bike-sharing program.
Funeral held for Queens girl shot on city bus
A 14-year-old girl who was shot and killed while on board a New York City bus has been laid to rest.
Police shoot and kill suspect in Ridgefield, Connecticut
Police in Ridgefield, Connecticut shot and killed an armed man on Friday afternoon.
17-year-old brutally beaten with bat at gas station
Police released surveillance video of the suspects who were seen kicking and striking the boy repeatedly with the bat.
GMA's 2013 Summer Concert Series kicks off Friday
Good Morning America's sizzling 2013 Summer Concert Series, with an exciting and eclectic mix of all the hottest and biggest names in music, kicked off on Friday with the one and only Mariah Carey.
Kickoff to a Long Island Summer - Join us this Saturday
Join Eyewitness News for a special "Kickoff to a Long Island summer" Saturday at 7 p.m. from the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach.
Man fatally stabbed during dispute in Chelsea
Police say the 28-year-old victim got into a fight with his killer around 2 a.m. Friday on Eighth Avenue, near West 26th Street, in Chelsea.
Man beaten by subway performers on F train in Astoria
The 28-year-old victim was riding the F train around 7:20 p.m. on May 7 when he and the three "dance show" train entertainers got into a verbal dispute.
Brooklyn robber terrorizing teens with knife, box cutter
The suspect has robbed or tried to rob five teens and a 12-year-old in the Carroll Gardens section.
Police hunt for man targeting Queens change machines
Police are searching for the man believed to be behind at least 13 burglaries in Queens, and they're hoping surveillance photos will lead to an arrest.
Measles alert issed in Rockland County
A health alert has been issued after someone with measles visited a grocery store in Rockland County.
Education Department giving Newtown $1.3 million
Schools in Newtown, Connecticut, will receive $1.3 million in federal aid to recover after the shootings that left 26 students and educators dead last year.
Top Stories From 05/24/2013
New Eyewitness News app for your iPhone or Android
Eyewitness News has a new way for you to get more news than ever before in the palm of your hand! Keep on top of breaking news, AccuWeather and traffic, and watch Eyewitness News LIVE on the go with our new News app for your iPhone or Android.
Oklahoma Tornado: How You Can Help, Get Help
With the deadly tornadoes in the Oklahoma region, we've got information about how you can get and give assistance.
Suspected robbery ends with car chase
Police say three suspects robbed a car wash on McLean Avenue in Yonkers.
Jersey shore prepares for first post-Sandy summer
The boardwalks are back, and so are most of the beaches, even if some are a little thinner this year.
Light fixtures with PCB's set to be replaced
New York City Schools will get rid of old light fixtures with toxic PCB's much sooner than expected.
NJ Transit, PATH problems caused delays for commuters
Commuters heading to New Jersey faced slow going Tuesday evening due to problems with NJ Transit and PATH service.
Rangers lose 2-1 to Bruins, now 0-3 in series
The New York Rangers lost 2-1 to the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night, and are 0-3 in the series.
Accident involving fire truck at accident-prone corner
A homeowner on Staten Island is ticked off about the number of accidents at his corner.
Orioles beat Yankees 3-2
The Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
Mets blanked by Reds, 4-0
The Cincinnati Reds parlayed David Wright's early error Tuesday night into a 4-0 victory over the New York Mets.
Two more possible bias attacks investigated in New York City
Police are investigating two attacks as possible bias crimes, just a day after dozens marched against other recent attacks.
10 deadliest tornadoes in the United States
A list of the 10 deadliest tornadoes in the United States since 1900.
Ex-priest arrested after working with kids in New Jersey
Michael Fugee will appear in court in Hackensack Tuesday after his arrest on charges of contempt of a judicial order.
$2 million in drugs seized from Queens house
Authorities have arrested three alleged drug dealers and seized more than $2 million worth of drugs from a Queens house.
Judge to rule on dismissal of Kerry Kennedy case
Kennedy was arrested in July after her Lexus swerved into a tractor-trailer near her home north of New York City.
New Jersey couple arraigned on animal cruelty charges
Keith and Shauna Morgan were arraigned on animal cruelty charges in a Brick Township courtroom.
Suffolk County parents getting free alcohol test kits
The sheriff is providing the test kit as part of the "Test, Don't Guess" initiative, to help keep students safe during prom season.
Long Island newlyweds forced to live apart offered apartment
According to court papers, Paul Forziano and Hava Samuels have been offered an apartment in a group home for the mentally disabled in Riverhead.
Forklift, worker swallowed in East Rutherfored sinkhole
Officials are trying to determine what caused the floor of a northern New Jersey warehouse to open up, swallowing a forklift and the man who was running it.
Top Stories From 05/18/2013
U.S. Air plane makes belly landing at Newark Airport
Dozens of people walked away unhurt after a U.S. Airways plane touched down without landing gear early Saturday.
Official: Broken rail eyed in Metro North crash
The commuter train derailment and collision that left dozens injured outside New York City was not the result of foul play, officials said Saturday, but a fractured section of rail is being studied to determine if it is connected to the accident.
Police say fatal Greenwich Village shooting a hate crime
Police say a gunman used anti-gay slurs before fatally shooting a 32-year-old man in Greenwich Village.
Powerball winning numbers drawn
Lottery officials say the winning numbers in a near-historic Powerball jackpot have been drawn.
Body found in Connecticut woods ID'd as missing student Alyssiah Wiley
Connecticut state police say DNA testing has shown that human remains founds in the woods near the Bridgeport-Trumbull line are those of a missing Eastern Connecticut State University student.
Ramarley Graham's parents to join rally in Harlem
The judge said the assistant district attorney made an accidental mistake to grand jury, which voted to indict Officer Richard Haste on manslaughter charges in the death of Ramarley Graham.
Speaker Silver receives resignation letter from Vito Lopez
Assemblyman Vito Lopez, who is accused of sexually harassing young women staffers for years says he will resign before he's expelled from the Legislature.
Stunning video catches Oregon pot robbery
Police in Portland, Oregon, are searching for a man caught on camera robbing a medical marijuana dispensary at gunpoint.
Video: Aimee Copeland gets prosthetic hands
A woman who lost both hands, her left leg and right foot after contracting a flesh-eating disease was on her way back from Ohio Friday after being fitted with prosthetic hands.
Video: Marine, dog reunited in surprise ceremony
A Marine made good on that vow, with help from some sentimental state officials in Iowa who know how to pull off a surprise.
Birth of anteater has Connecticut zoo staff puzzled
Zoo officials removed the only male anteater from the enclosure in August, long before the six-month gestation period for baby Archie would have begun.
Third assault on gay man in Manhattan
There have been a series of attacks against gay men in Manhattan. There have been three of them in a week.
Sleepy Hollow firefighter pleads guilty to arson
A former New York volunteer firefighter has pleaded guilty to setting two blazes, including one in March, 2011.
Restaurants fight for noise control
New York marches to the beat of its own drum. If you talk to the experts on hearing, that is part of the problem.
Father of 4-year-old who shot neighbor arrested
The father of the 4-year-old boy accused of shooting his 6-year-old neighbor to death in Toms River has been arrested.
Barbara Walters announces 2014 retirement
ABC News anchor and "The View" host Barbara Walters officially announced her retirement from TV journalism Monday.
6 people, including 4 kids, dead in Pottsville house fire
Four children and two adults were found dead in a house fire in eastern Pennsylvania early Monday morning and authorities were searching for the cause.
Deadly BQE accident causes backups at Williamsburg Bridge
The crash closed the westbound BQE ramp to the westbound Williamsburg Bridge, causing huge delays for the morning commute.
EXCLUSIVE: Stray bullet victim talks to Eyewitness News
There were some frightening moments outside a mayoral campaign event Saturday evening in New Jersey, where a woman was hit by a stray bullet.
President Barack Obama fundraises in New York City
President Obama bemoaned the partisan forces that have stymied compromise in Washington as he raised campaign cash.
NYPD murder cases to be reviewed after conviction overturned
Two months after a high-profile 1990 murder case he investigated was thrown out, dozens more convictions associated with a retired New York City police detective are under review.
Amtrak unveils locomotives to replace aging fleet
When Amtrak unveils the first of 70 new locomotives Monday at a plant in California, it will mark what the national passenger railroad service hopes will be a new era of better reliability, streamlined maintenance and better energy efficiency.
Morning-after pill appeal filed by government
The Obama administration on Monday filed a last-minute appeal to delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription.
NYPD receiving award for Haiti assistance after quake
The law enforcement agency will receive the first State Department Excellence in Overseas Criminal Justice Assistance Award on Monday.
Group to raise $40 million for Central Park playgrounds
Construction to upgrade the playgrounds will happen over the next five years. Renovation on a playground on East 110th Street has already begun and the playground will open next month.
Newtown panel: Tear down Sandy Hook Elementary
Officials in Newtown, officials say the district should tear down the elementary school that was the site of the mass shooting.
Second worker charged with abuse at day care
There is some disturbing new information about child abuse allegations at a day care center in Jersey City.
2 dead, 2 injured in Deer Park car accident
A car crash on Long Island has killed two people and injured two others.
Rutgers basketball coach Jordan doesn't have degree
New Rutgers basketball coach Eddie Jordan is not a graduate of the university as the school had claimed, another embarrassment for an athletic program still smarting from the firing of previous coach Mike Rice.
Child shoots child in Camden, New Jersey
Authorities say an 11-year-old shot a 12-year-old boy in the face in Camden.
Armed man barricaded in Trenton home
Trenton Police Lt. Mark Kieffer says police were called to the home in South Trenton around 2:30 p.m. Friday.
Music teacher accused of spanking child
60-year-old Frank Dilberto is charged with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
Police ID suspect in cash theft from toddler
The NYPD says they are looking for 44-year-old Warren Hayes in the robbery.
Poodle-mix thrown from moving vehicle
"Anarchy Animal Rescue" has named the pup "Charlie" and will put him up for adoption.
Huge bee hive in Brooklyn
There was quite a buzz in one neighborhood in Brooklyn Friday evening all caused by a swarm of bees.
Weekend work on 14 subway lines
Many commuters need alternate ways to get around this weekend due to repairs on subway lines.
Woman, 2 men wanted in string of robberies
Police say they've gotten away with this con three times in eight months, but there could be more victims out there.
Arrest made in East Harlem sex trafficking
They were held in an apartment on Madison Avenue in East Harlem, although cops say the women had the ability to leave.
Welders install spire at 1 World Trade Center
Welders installed the spire at One World Trade Center Friday, officially making it the tallest building in the western hemisphere.
Bomb squad detonates suspicious device in Clifton
Authorities did not take any chances before destroying the device, which they say turned out to be a movie prop.
Mount Sinai doctor removes wrong kidney from patient
A surgeon at Mount Sinai Medical Center has been relieved from his clinical and administrative duties after removing the wrong kidney from a patient.
Missing Brooklyn woman found in Washington, D.C.
A 27-year-old Brooklyn woman who went missing after making an ATM withdrawal last Saturday has been found alive in Washington, D.C.
DNA confirms Ohio Ariel Castro father of young child of Amanda Berry
Meanwhile, tests have confirmed that Castro is the father of a 6-year-old girl rescued from the house.
Suspect in 2012 Brooklyn rape arrested
Damien Hollis, 21, is the man police say was behind the gunpoint rape and robbery of a 26-year-old woman in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, last May.
Malcolm X grandson Malcolm Shabazz killed in Mexico
Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X, was beaten to death during a robbery in Mexico Thursday.
Whole Foods mixes up chicken, vegan salads
Whole Foods said that labels on a chicken salad and those on a vegan version were reversed at some of its cold food bars in the Northeast.
Glen Cove superintendent resigns amid cheating scandal
The superintendent of a Long Island school district under investigation for cheating has resigned.
Crash spills hundreds of Mountain Dew cans on Pennsylvania highway
A crash involving a tractor trailer and a car caused a lot of trouble for drivers on Interstate 70 in Washington County, Pennsylvania, Thursday.
Gas prices up 3 cents along New Jersey toll roads
The price of a gallon went up from $3.31 to $3.34 along the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike Friday morning.
Suspect in custody in string of Queens carjackings
After a large scale manhunt, a suspect is in custody for the apparently random carjackings of two luxury vehicles in Queens.
Ariel Castro arraigned on rape, kidnap charges in Ohio abductions
Prosecutors said Thursday they may seek the death penalty against Ariel Castro.
8 charged in $45 million New York City ATM fraud scheme
Eight members of a New York cell are charged in a massive 21st century bank heist that reached across the Internet and stretched around the globe, inflicting $45 million in losses on the financial system in a matter of hours.
Sentencing day for Shirley Huntley in New York City fraud case
A 74-year-old former New York State lawmaker who secretly recorded other politicians in a bid for leniency for her role in a corruption scandal faces up to two years in prison after she pleaded guilty to embezzling money.
'Scandal' heats up Thursdays with steamy scenes
ABC's "Scandal" is creating its own scandals with it's steamy Thursday night sex scenes.
Arrests in revenge plot to get back stolen cell phones
A teenager allegedly stole several cell phones and then was trying to sell them.
Hasidic affordable housing called into question
The issue: Are Hasidic Jews getting affordable housing at the expense of blacks and Latinos?
Killer on the loose in New Jersey after woman strangled
A suspected killer is on the loose in New Jersey after police say he strangled one woman and attacked another in Elizabeth.
Woman goes missing after ATM withdrawal in Brooklyn
The search is on for a woman in Brooklyn who has been missing for days, and her family says it's not like her to just disappear.
Photo released of suspect in 2012 Brooklyn rape
Damien Hollis, 21, is the man police say was behind the gunpoint rape and robbery of a 26-year-old woman in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, last May.
Video released in attack on gay couple near Madison Square Garden
Police have released new video in the search for a group of men who attacked a gay couple outside Madison Square Garden over the weekend.
Misty the bull terrier meets New York City students who helped save her
Misty was rescued by city students after suffering serious injuries while being used as a bait dog to train pit bulls to fight.
Texas House passes 'Merry Christmas' bill
The Texas House on Wednesday approved a bipartisan bill that aims to remove legal risks of saying "Merry Christmas" in Texas public schools.
Hoboken, New York area brace for more flooding
With more rain expected Thursday, people across the Tri-State are hoping it is not a repeat of Wednesday, when heavy flooding caused a hectic morning commute for motorists.
Woman, parents admit roles in ex-husband's murder in New Jersey
A former third-grade teacher and her parents have pleaded guilty in New Jersey to their roles in the murder of her ex-husband because they were angry about the divorce decree.
Police: Deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect buried
Worcester police say Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body has been buried after an exhaustive search to find a suitable location.
Vernon Wells, Brennan Boesch lift Yankees over Rockies
The New York Yankees snapped a five-game skid at Coors Field with a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday.
Peavy returns, pitches White Sox past Mets
The Chicago White Sox beat the New York Mets 6-3 on Wednesday night to split their two-game interleague series.
Day care center vandalized in Elizabeth
Swastikas and satanic markings were found spray painted on a day care center in New Jersey.
One of NYPD's most wanted, Sean Lopes, arrested in England
A 47-year-old fugitive wanted for attacking and kidnapping his ex-girlfriend on the Upper East Side in 2004 has been arrested by authorities in Kent, England.
Crime down in Cobble Hill after warnings from police
Police in the Cobble Hill section of Brooklyn are armed with cameras and taking pictures of valuables left in parked cars.
Flu shots and bipolar disorder
There's another reason to get that shot when flu season rolls around.
Rangers beat Capitals 4-3, tie series 2-2
The New York Rangers held on to get even in the best-of-seven playoff series with a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals.
Boy only able to eat 9 foods
4-year-old Landon Schultz loves potato chips; it is one of the few foods he can enjoy. Most of his young life has been about what he can't eat.
Man killed in barbershop brawl
An argument over a pair of hair clippers turned into a deadly barbershop brawl.
Man steals $500 from 3-year-old in Bronx liquor store
The suspect witnessed the child take the money from his 43-year-old mother's jacket pocket inside the store.
Suspect arrested in Queens child sex assaults
Police say 25-year-old Lee Samuel, who is homeless, was the man caught on numerous surveillance cameras near where two 7-year-old girls were groped just hours apart in South Ozone Park.
Vicious Bronx beating, robbery caught on camera
Police are searching for six men who carried out a terrifying mugging in the Bronx, and the entire thing was caught on camera.
Charges filed against Ariel Castro in Ohio kidnapping case of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight
Castro is charged with four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape.
East Coast braces for invasion by billions of cicadas
Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging red eyes will crawl out of the earth after 17 years underground and overrun the East Coast.
Suspect in Queens rape arrested
Authorities say the suspect attacked the victim just after 5 a.m. on May 5 in Ozone Park, moments after he offered her a ride.
Columbia football player charged with hate crime
A Columbia University football player has been arrested and charged with a hate crime for allegedly threatening an Asian student at the Morningside Heights campus on Sunday.
Fort Lee dad accused of exposing himself to girl
A New Jersey father of five is facing charges of exposing himself to a child, and it's not the first time he's been arrested.
Last day of bone marrow drive for 9/11 hero
Retired NYPD Officer Stephen Bonano has a rare form of blood cancer that may be related to his work at Ground Zero.
New York City approves paid sick days plan
In a significant victory amid a push for paid sick time laws around the country, city lawmakers voted Wednesday to make businesses provide the benefit to an estimated 1 million workers who don't have it now.
3 Long Island men indicted in lottery scam
Three Long Island men have been indicted on charges of swindling a lottery winner of nearly $75,000.
Rain delays demolition of Hurricane Sandy-wrecked homes
Rain has led workers to postpone the demolition of storm-damaged homes in the Jersey shore town that was hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy.
New app brings massage therapist to your home
The idea of getting a massage is appealing, and not having to travel to get it is quite convenient.
Lauren Spierer parents hold onto hope
Lauren Spierer from Westchester County vanished after she left a bar near Indiana University.
Garbage truck slams into house in New Jersey
A garbage truck making its normal rounds Tuesday morning jumped a curb and slammed into a house in East Hanover, New Jersey. Crews later demolished the house because the damage was so bad.
Statue celebrates singer Ellie Greenwich
Filling the air with song, Ellie Greenwich has come back to the roots of her music.
Guns marketed to children?
Children cannot drive until their 16, cannot drink until their 21, but they can shoot firearms long before then.
Gov. Christie undergoes lap-band surgery
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who has both joked about his weight and said that it's a real concern, secretly underwent a weight-loss surgery in February that experts say could help him if he gets exercise and watches what he eats.
White powder discovered at Brooklyn courthouse
The clerk's office was briefly sealed off Tuesday afternoon after an envelope with white powder was discovered.
Knicks beat Pacers 105-79
The Knicks beat the Indiana Pacers 105-79 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game.
Two kids on bicycle struck by car
It happened at the intersection of Marcy Avenue and Walton Street in Williamsburg around 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday.
Islanders tie series with 6-4 win over Penguins
The New York Islanders tied their first-round series with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night with a wild 6-4 victory.
Search for hit and run driver that struck 2-year-old
2-year-old Corey Gordon remains in critical condition after being hit last Tuesday in Bridgeport.
Punk fashion celebrated at the Met
While punk may have been anti-fashion, a new exhibition shows that punk actually has had a huge impact on clothes.
Missing women found alive in Ohio
Three women who vanished a decade ago were found captive Monday at a run-down house in Cleveland.
Limo driver, survivor views differ on fatal fire
Survivor Nelia Arellano believes the driver, Oliver Brown, could have done more to help during the California limo fire that killed five women.
Wrong body arrives to family on Delta Air Lines
A father was hit and killed and when it came time for his burial, his family discovered it wasn't his body in the coffin.
Murdered girl's family furious about release of convicted man
The family of a murdered girl is speaking out about the release of the man convicted of killing her.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie 'saves' children from spider
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie wasn't in a pardoning mood when an itsy, bitsy spider crawled on his desk while the governor spoke to a group of school children.
State Senator John Sampson surrenders to face corruptions charges
Senator John Sampson is identified in court papers as asking ex-Senator Shirley Huntley to wield her influence on behalf of a businessman who held a Kennedy Airport lease in March 2012.
Senate passes online sales tax bill
The Senate has passed a bill that could end tax-free shopping on the Internet for many shoppers.
Newtown educators honored by Medal of Honor Society
The six educators killed in the December massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School were honored Monday by an organization comprised of Medal of Honor recipients.
FDA proposes cancer warnings on tanning beds
Indoor tanning beds would come with new warnings about the risk of cancer under a proposal unveiled Monday by the FDA.
Securing your smart phone
If you store sensitive information on your smart phone, losing track of it could spell disaster. A just-released survey by Consumer Reports projects more than 7 million smart-phone owners had a phone that was lost, stolen, or ruined in the last year.
Rangers hold off Capitals 4-3
The New York Rangers beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 in Game 3 on Monday night.
Man charged with drunk boating after crash off Long Island
Suffolk County police say 52-year-old William Tabert, of Fort Salonga, was operating a 21-foot Malibu motorboat when he hit a 50-foot sailboat with a family of four people on board.
Newark crash injures 2 adults and 8 kids, 3 critically
Police are investigating a serious car accident in New Jersey that left eight children and two adults injured.
Carjacker on the run after pedestrian struck in Newark
Police say the suspect, driving what is believed to be a stolen vehicle, attempted to carjack the victim in his driveway.
Suspect arrested in East Village groping of young girl
The pictures were taken moments before a 9-year-old girl was groped near 10th Street and Avenue D around 4:45 p.m. on April 14.
Police officer injured in 2-car crash in Clifton
A New Jersey police officer is recovering after he was injured in a collision in Clifton Sunday evening.
Long Island man accused of stealing pocketbooks
Nassau County police say Michael Hammond of Massapequa Park was arrested on Sunday after allegedly removing a pocketbook from the cart of an 86-year-old woman in North Bellmore.
Suspects extradited to face charges in Bronx murder
Two suspects in the murder of a Bronx teen return to New York City Monday to face charges in a deadly case of mistaken identity.
MTA's FASTRACK program to affect N, R lines
The MTA's FASTRACK program will be affecting trains in Brooklyn through early Friday morning.
Syria calls Israel airstrikes declaration of war
Israel signaled a return to "business as usual" on Monday, a day after its aircraft struck targets in Syria for the second time in 48 hours.
Kara DioGuardi credits Stacey Sager for saving her life after Cancer special
DioGuardi got a genetic test for cancer after seeing a report by Stacey Sager in 2011.
Review: Iron Man 3
The third time is the charm in the Iron Man franchise and it's time to give him another chance if you are like me and left Iron Man 3 feeling less than satisfied.
Boston bombing suspect died from gunshots, blunt trauma
A death certificate says the Boston bombings suspect died from gunshot wounds and blunt trauma to his head and torso.
Exercise cuts kidney stone risk for women
Women have another reason to exercise: It may help prevent kidney stones.
Battling a landlord to get heat, water back on
A group of tenants was left shivering for more than a year without heat and hot water.
86-year-old woman robbed on Staten Island
Police are searching for a man who forced his way into a home and attacked and robbed an elderly woman.
Knicks beat Celtics 88-80 to advance
The New York Knicks held on after blowing most of a 26-point lead to beat the Boston Celtics 88-80 in Game 6.
Islanders rally past Penguins 4-3, even series
The New York Islanders beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Friday night, evening their playoffs series at one game each.
5 people, including young girl, shot outside Newark wake
Shots rang out while the girl and her family were attending a vigil for an accident victim killed in a crash Thursday morning.
Lindsay Lohan ditches rehab, then checks into Betty Ford clinic
Lohan surfaced Friday morning at another Southern California rehabilitation facility. Her father, Michael Lohan, said she's okay.
School bus with special needs kids, motorcycle collide in Brooklyn
The vehicles collided at Glenmore Avenue and Warwick Street in the East New York section just after 7:40 a.m.
Man tries to rape 13-year-old girl in Coney Island elevator
Police are looking for a man who attacked a 13- year-old girl in Brooklyn, and they are hoping a sketch will lead to an arrest.
Dashcam video, transcript released in Reese Witherspoon arrest
Reese Witherspoon recalled that she panicked, said some "crazy things" and even claimed to be pregnant the night she was arrested in Atlanta on a disorderly conduct charge.
Man allegedly runs down friend in Long Island parking lot
A Queens man is facing charges after police say he intentionally hit another man with his car following an altercation on Long Island.
2 sought in Bronx armed robbery at parking lot
The incident happened around 2 a.m. Sunday at a parking lot on Andrews Avenue in Morris Heights.
Newark priest with history of molestation resigns
The New Jersey priest who attended youth retreats and heard confessions from youngsters in defiance of a lifetime ban has resigned.
Small plane crashes, sinks in Hudson River
Police divers are expected to be in the Hudson River to search for a small, twin-engine plane that crashed and sank.
Raging fire destroys home in Pleasantville
Authorities are investigating the cause of a raging fire that destroyed a home in Westchester County Thursday.
Hurricane Sandy preparedness in New York City reviewed in new report
New York City officials say the city should take a roster of steps to handle natural disasters better after Superstorm Sandy. Suggestions include buying more police boats, developing a system to track patients after hospital evacuations and lining up more generators, boilers and electrical repair gear.
Jury convicts 2 associates of city comptroller
Two former associates of mayoral candidate John Liu were convicted Thursday in a scheme to illegally raise campaign funds.
Is antibacterial soap safe?
It's a chemical that's been in U.S. households for more than 40 years.
Behind the scenes of 'Scandal'
Take a behind the scenes look at the ABC hit series "Scandal" with Sandy Kenyon.
Principal accused of spanking students speaks out
With his job on the line, Hillside High School principal Lee McCaskill arrived at the school board meeting to defend himself.
Death of teen girl ruled homicide in Brooklyn
There is new information about the mysterious death of a teenage girl in Brooklyn.
New York City's bike share program puts limit on weight
When New York City rolls out its new bike share program later this month, anyone over 260 pounds will be turned away.
Investigation into plane collisions on taxiways
The FAA says taxiway incursions occur too infrequently to warrant the expense of cameras or warning systems.
Small plane lands on a highway in Babylon
A small plane made an emergency landing on a highway in Suffolk County early this afternoon.
Smoky 5-alarm fire brought under control in the Bronx
Ten firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation, and Nos. 2 and 5 subway trains are bypasssing the 225th Street station.
Cop hurt when New Jersey police chase ends in crash
A New Jersey police officer is in the hospital after after a pursuit ended in a multi-vehicle crash in Clifton early Thursday.
Sketch released of East Harlem sex assault suspect
Authorities say the man sexually assaulted a woman in an apartment building on East 106th Street in East Harlem around 2:30 a.m. Monday.
Chris Kelly, of rap duo Kriss Kross, dead at 34
Authorities in Georgia say Chris Kelly, a member of the 90s rap duo Kriss Kross, has died in Atlanta of an apparent overdose.
Cops: Long Island man punches woman, steals ice cream cone
Authorities say 59-year-old William Hotz tried to use an expired coupon at a Carvel store in Valley Stream around 11:30 a.m.
New York City taxi e-hail app halted after just 1 day
Hailing yellow cabs with smartphone apps is on hold in New York City a day after the experimental service began.
Images released of person of interest in East Village groping
The pictures were taken moments before a 9-year-old girl was groped near 10th Street and Avenue D around 4:45 p.m. on April 14.
New York cracks down on gas price gouging after Hurricane Sandy
Twenty-five gas stations have settled price-gouging claims made against them immediately after Superstorm Sandy hit New York, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday.
House swept into bay during Superstorm Sandy demolished
Demolition work began Thursday on a house swept nearly intact into Barnegat Bay in Mantoloking during Hurricane Sandy.
Army major, wife make bail in child abuse case
An Army major and his wife accused in New Jersey of abusing their three foster children are free on $250,000 bail each.
Con Ed workers rescue women from Mount Vernon fire
Richard Blanco, a 31 year-old company lineman, and colleagues Joshua Kruse, Charles Nunez and Matthew Mullins, rescued the pair from a burning apartment house in Mount Vernon.
Two planes clip each other at Newark Airport
The Port Authority says two planes clipped each other on the tarmac at Newark Liberty International Airport Wednesday evening.