Little Charlotte Bacon and Jessica Rekos were just two of the 20 young children and six faculty members murdered nearly one year ago, December 14, 2012, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.Five days before the somber anniversary, Charlotte's mom, Joann, is asking the public for just one small thing."We act that you consider performing an act of kindness," Joann Bacon said. More>>
An accident involving a truck carrying a modular home snarled traffic in New Jersey Monday evening. The model home tipped over on Route 9 in Old Bridge.
The remains of an Air Force aviator from Connecticut who went missing during the Vietnam War have been identified and will be buried with full military honors, the Pentagon announced. Col. Francis J. McGouldrick Jr., of New Haven, was on a strike missing over Laos on December 13, 1968, when his B-57E collided with another plane and he was never seen from again, the military said.
A federal railroad inspector accompanied by a Metro-North inspector measured track widths north of the Spuyten-Duyvil station in the Bronx Monday. On Friday, the Federal Railroad Administration issued an emergency order to Metro-North to modify existing signal systems to ensure speed limits are obeyed and two railroad employees operate trains on dangerous curves until the signal system is updated. More>>
The tristate region dealt with light snow accumulation in some locations and freezing rain in others on Monday. Travel problems were expected to linger into the afternoon, with icy conditions sticking around. More snow is in the forecast for Tuesday. More>>
Officials from the New York area's public transportation agencies are discussing their plans for the first Super Bowl to be played outdoors in a cold-weather locale. Representatives from the MTA, New Jersey Transit, PATH and Amtrak held a news conference Monday at the Secaucus Junction rail station where they announced there will be a limited edition MetroCard. More>>
Authorities say a New Jersey man awoke after a long night's sleep to discover a knife stuck in his back. Police in Trenton say the 42-year-old man didn't know why his back was hurting when he got up Sunday so he had his brother take a look. The brother saw a knife protruding from the middle of his back. More>>
A cockroach that can withstand harsh winter cold and never seen before in the has been discovered along Manhattan's High Line.
Princeton University has started its mass vaccination of students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention meningitis expert Thomas Clark says that shortly after vaccinations began at noon Monday, scores of students were in line and some had received the dose.
Princeton University has started its mass vaccination of students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention meningitis expert Thomas Clark says that shortly after vaccinations began at noon Monday, scores of students were in line and some had received the dose.More>>