Sunday's Metro-North train derailment - the third on the railroad's tracks this year and the fifth involving a Metropolitan Transportation Authority train - is raising concerns about MTA rail safety, including on the Long Island Rail Road.
The deadly derailment occurred in the same area of the Bronx where a CSX freight train came off the tracks in July. And in May, a Metro-North train derailed...Read more »
UPDATED 6:40 P.M.: Investigators are trying to determine what caused a Metro-North passenger train to jump off the rails on Sunday morning, killing four people, while on an area of track that New York’s governor called “dangerous.”
The National Transportation Safety Board began its investigation Sunday at the scene of the derailment, about 100 feet north of the Spuyten Duyvil station on the...Read more »
The MTA will be making overnight repairs to the F line this week, rerouting the trains in Manhattan and Brooklyn on four nights.
From Monday to Friday, beginning each night at 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., the F train will run on the A line in both directions between West Fourth Street and Jay Street-Metrotech. That means F train service will be suspended at stations at Broadway-Lafayette Street, Second...Read more »
UPDATED 4:40 P.M.: The Los Angeles coroner has requested the dental records of "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, Roger Rodas, who died in a fiery crash involving Rodas's red Porsche Carrera GT Saturday afternoon in Valencia, Santa Clarita.
The two bodies recovered from the wreckage "are not visually identifiable," explained Los Angeles County Coroner...Read more »
Songs that caught the ear of Big Boi from Outkast, that ended up in commercials and on the “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” soundtrack and that made up set lists at Coachella, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza were produced not in a multimillion-dollar studio, but in a barn in Saratoga Springs.
Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel, known to a growing fan base as the moody electro-pop duo Phantogram, sound...Read more »
Tree-Lighting Show at Bank of America’s Winter Village at Bryant Park It’s officially the holiday season, and what better way to embrace the festive spirit than by going to a tree-lighting ceremony? Head to midtown’s Bryant Park Tuesday for the eighth annual tree-lighting show at Bank of America Winter Village. Hosted by 106.7 Lite FM’s Bob Bronson and Christine Nagy, the show will feature live...Read more »
Kim Kardashian's racy role in fiance Kanye West's new music video has made her mama Kris Jenner oh-so-proud.
Despite a recent report to the contrary, the Kardashian family matriarch said that she is not outraged that her daughter appears topless in West's sexually charged new video for his tune "Bound 2."
"I am extremely proud of my daughter Kim,...Read more »
When the Rangers take the ice Monday against the Winnipeg Jets, the team will have some big assists from children associated with MSG's non-profit charity Garden of Dreams Foundation.
Thirty children from city organizations including the Children's Aid Society, Make-A-Wish Foundation and more will be taking on duties at the Garden Monday night, ranging from singing the national anthem to dropping...Read more »
For Marissa Vicario, working in public relations didn’t satisfy her interest in nutrition and her desire to inspire others to be healthy. So, even after getting a master’s degree in a related field, she left her PR job at a Fortune 500 company to start a career as a holistic health coach. Vicario, 35, went back to school to study nutrition and holistic health, and founded Marissa’s Well-Being and...Read more »
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" continued to light up the box office through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, collecting a record $110.2 million over five days to surpass a hefty opening for Disney's new animated film "Frozen," and bringing its 10-day total to nearly $300 million.
Moviegoers flooded theaters in record-setting numbers, dropping $294 million at box offices,...Read more »