FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says a total of 60 people have been taken to hospitals with injuries from a collision between two New York-area commuter trains. The governor says most people were not seriously hurt but five were critically injured, including one very critically injured. The trains on the Metro-North Railroad commuter line, which serves New York City, collided shortly after 6 p.m. when one train derailed and smashed into the other.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo says Democratic Assemblyman Vito Lopez must be expelled from the Legislature over claims of sexual harassment. Cuomo dismissed Lopez's announcement today that he'll leave the Assembly at the end of session on June 20 to run for New York City Council. That was likely Lopez's plan anyway, because he intended to run for the council seat representing Brooklyn.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Police are investigating after a New York college student was killed in an off-campus house during an early morning break-in, casting a pall over the campus and commencement ceremonies. Police say Hofstra University junior Andrea Rebello was shot and killed early yesterday during the home invasion. A masked gunman was also killed. Authorities have described it as a police-involved shooting, but it is unclear who fired the fatal shots or how many rounds were fired.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A 22-year-old Brown University student from New York has been charged with disorderly conduct following an incident in which a Brown basketball player was assaulted and suffered severe head injuries. Providence police say 22-year-old Dillon James Ingham of Fulton, New York, was charged yesterday and is held until he can be arraigned. A police spokeswoman wouldn't provide details on his alleged involvement.
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