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  • Al Qaeda Targeted Walmart, Long Island Rail Road

    Al Qaeda Targeted Walmart, Long Island Rail Road
    A Long Island-raised former truck driver--who quit the U.S. Army and later joined Al Qaeda--gave shocking testimony Monday that he suggested bombing Long Island Railroad commuter trains and Walmart locations during discussions with a senior member of Al...
  • Timeline: Deadly Mass Killings

    A gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killed 26 people, including 20 children, on Friday. It is among the world's worst mass shootings. Here is a look at some others: The...
  • Larson, Blumenthal, Among Others, Renew Call For Federal Ban On Assault Weapons

    Searching for a way to prevent future shootings like the one in Newtown, some of Connecticut's congressional representives on Sunday called for a national discussion that could lead to a resumed federal ban on assault weapons and other gun control...
  • Penn Station reopens after big power failure

    Penn Station reopens after big power failure
    On the biggest travel day of the year, Penn Station came to a grinding halt for about an hour, with massive crowds desperate to get home on the eve of Thanksgiving. Service has begun to be restored on LIRR, New Jersey Transit and Amtrak after a power...
  • PATH, LIRR Back On Track For Monday Morning Rush

    PATH, LIRR Back On Track For Monday Morning Rush
    PATH Train service between Lower Manhattan and New Jersey resumes Monday, as will service on the Long Island Rail Road's Long Beach branch. As of 5 a.m. Monday, PATH trains will be making stops at the following stations: Newark, Harrison, Journal Square,...
  • Improvements Promised for LIRR Commuters

    Improvements Promised for LIRR Commuters
    Problems have cleared up for most Subway and bus riders in New York City. But commuting on the Long Island Rail Road continues to be a nightmare since the storm. The reason is that train travel through the East River tunnels has been cut back this month...
  • How To Navigate Through Holiday Gridlock Traffic

    How To Navigate Through Holiday Gridlock Traffic
    A per tradition, the famous Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place tonight. Also per tradition is the traffic that follows. 'Gridlock Sam' spoke with PIX11's Lisa Mateo about how to navigate through the worst of the standstills. In...
  • Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Partially Open; LIRR Restored To Long Beach

    Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Partially Open; LIRR Restored To Long Beach
    Closed since it filled with water during superstorm Sandy, The Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel finally opened to general traffic Tuesday afternoon. The tunnel, which allows an average of 49,500 cars to drive from the southern tip of Manhattan to...
  • Islanders, Devils to play first hockey game at new Brooklyn arena

     
    They've been talking about a new arena in Brooklyn for so long that you began to doubt it was ever going to get built. But it is, and the first sporting event for the Barclays Center has been announced. It's a preseason NHL hockey game between the New...
  • Hurricane Irene: Broadway, cultural institutions threatened

     
    Hurricane Irene menaces Broadway, other cultural institutions...
  • Mocker Asks Questions During MTA Tour

    Mocker Asks Questions During MTA Tour
    Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, which is a major subway and Long Island Rail Road hub, was the showcase for new, high-tech signs today. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority temporarily installed help centers and giant television screens which...
  • Columbus Day Parade Street, Business Closures

    Columbus Day Parade Street, Business Closures
    The New York City Department of Transportation has closed several streets in Manhattan for the City's annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday. Several government agencies and businesses are also closed for the holiday. The 66th Annual Columbus Day Parade...