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Douglaston »

Family Mourns Queens Real Estate Executive Killed in Amtrak Crash

Laura Finamore, 47, "had a smile that could light up a room," family said.

Crown Heights »

Medgar Evers College Dean Remembered and Celebrated at Candlelight Vigil

Dr. Derrick Griffith, 42, was killed in Tuesday's fatal train derailment in Philadelphia.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Joins Mayors' Call For Increased Federal Transportation Funding

The mayor met with other municipal leaders hours after an Amtrak derailment killed 7 people.

Midtown »

8 Dead as NYC-Bound Amtrak Train Derails in Philadelphia, Reports Say

About 65 of the 243 people who were on the train were also injured, reports said.

Sunnyside »

City Plans 11,000 Affordable Units at Sunnyside Yards Despite Gov Saying No

Mayor Bill de Blasio said they want to develop 11,250 affordable apartments at the 200-acre rail yard.

Midtown »

NJ Transit Commuters Face Delays After Maintenace Work Overruns

NJ Transit commuters faced delays of up to 30 minutes Wednesday morning.

Midtown »

Commuters Stuck in Tunnel During Power Outage, Officials Say

An Amtrak power outage stalled their own trains and New Jersey Transit lines, officials said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Tenants Want Manhattan West Developer to Soundproof Their Apartments

Noisy construction has turned the neighborhood into a "war zone," residents said.

Washington Heights »

Man Struck and Killed by Amtrak Train in WaHi, Officials Say

Service on the passenger railway was suspended both ways.

Midtown »

137 Amtrak Riders Temporarily Trapped in East River Train Tunnel, FDNY Says

A train stalled in the East River tunnel about 7:30 Wednesday night, stranding communters, Amtrak says.

Upper East Side »

Schools Open But Transit Slow After Storm Dumps Foot of Snow

More than a foot of snow fell on parts of the city, the National Weather Service said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Explosions Coming to Hudson Yards Tunnel Construction Project

Up to four blasts daily will help bore a tunnel between Penn Station and Newark.

Civic Center »

Arctic Freeze Brings Record Cold to New York City

New Yorkers were urged to wear layers and notify authorities of anyone they think needs help.

Midtown »

Amtrak Braces for Big Chill, Reduces Northeast Corridor Service

Service changes will also affect Empire Service between New York City and Albany.

Astoria »

Astoria Group Wants to Light Up Hell Gate Bridge

Antonio Meloni of New York Anti-Crime Agency called the unlit span the "unwanted stepchild" of bridges.