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3 hrs ago | Chattanooga Times Free Press
YONKERS, N.Y. - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like "daze" and nodded at the controls before suddenly realizing something was wrong and hitting the brakes, a lawyer said.
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There is a spot in Yonkers near a curve on Palmer Road, just up from the intersection of Mile Square Road, high on the hill above the Dunwoodie Golf Course, where on a relatively clear day you can peer from the red Chevrolet station wagon and glimpse the towers of midtown Manhattan about 16 miles to the south.
A federal judge in New Orleans said he expected to seat a jury on Tuesday to hear the retrial of a former New Orleans police officer who shot and killed a man outside a strip mall after Hurricane Katrina.
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Three masked gunmen broke into a Central Park Avenue home Monday night, pistol-whipped two men and robbed them and four others of cash and electronic equipment, police say.
Metro-North Railroad officials greet passengers using buses to shuttle from the Yonkers station to the New York subway system on Monday after the Hudson Line was shut down indefinitely.
YONKERS, N.Y. - A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday.
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In this Dec 1, 2013 photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, NTSB investigator George Haralampopoulous hands a data recorder down to Mike Hiller from the derailed Metro-North train in the Bronx borough of New York.
New York State Police conducted a DWI Detail throughout Westchester County over the holiday weekend that resulted in three arrests, including a Port Chester woman and Yonkers woman, police officials said.
A 30-year-old Yonkers man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated in Greenburgh on Saturday, Nov. 30. New York State Police reportedly arrested Nabucodonosor Ramirez of Yonkers following a vehicle traffic stop on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the Town of Greenburgh.
The engineer of a commuter train that derailed Sunday, Dec. 1 in New York City-killing four and injuring more than 60 others-didn't apply brakes as usual when approaching a tight curve where the speed limit drops abruptly.
Police on Sunday night publicly identified the four who died in the morning's Metro-North derailment , as Mayor Michael Bloomberg made his first appearance of the day, visiting those who had been injured.
Workers have righted the locomotive of the Metro-North commuter train that derailed in the Bronx on Sunday.
The city is scrapping a massive downtown redevelopment deal and returning to the drawing board for parts of it.
Hundreds of Metro North rail commuters trying to get to and from NYC on Sunday had to take the bus to to get to their destination.