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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.

Crown Heights »

Dean at Medgar Evers College Killed in Amtrak Train Derailment

Derrick Griffith, 42, served as the school's dean of student affairs, CUNY announced Thursday.

Midtown »

6 Dead After Metro-North Train Hits Jeep in Westchester

Federal investigators with the NTSB were reviewing the crash that also injured 15 people.

Midtown »

Sleep Disorder Testing Could have Prevented Metro-North Derailment: NTSB

The MTA said they will start a pilot program to test for sleep apnea after the NTSB recommendations. 

Midtown »

Metro-North Announces Safety Reforms After December Crash

The agency has developed new systems for training workers, inspecting tracks and reducing train speeds.

Astoria »

Cracked Rail Found on F Line in Wake of Derailment, Officials Say

The broken rail was found Tuesday along the F line during a routine inspection north of 36th Street.

Woodside »

19 Injured When F Train Derails in Queens, Officials Say

Four injured people were taken to hospitals while local service was restored for evening rush, MTA said.

Spuyten Duyvil »

Federal Agency Orders Metro-North to Add Two-Person Crews to Ensure Safety

Metro-North must formulate a plan by Dec. 31 for signal modifications to ensure safety.

Spuyten Duyvil »

Metro-North Resumes Service on Hudson Line for Wednesday Commute

The MTA planned to provide near full service on the Hudson Line, with scattered delays.