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Train vs. 'Trespasser' Paralyzes NJT Service on 2 Lines
Train vs. 'Trespasser' Paralyzes NJT Service on 2 Lines

A train struck a "trespasser" near Newark Broad Street early Friday, shutting down most New Jersey Transit service on the Morris & Essex and Montclair Boonton lines and leaving thousands of commuters at a...

Man Walking Woman Home Rapes Her in Central Park: NYPD
Man Walking Woman Home Rapes Her in Central Park: NYPD

A man who offered to walk a woman home earlier this week pulled out a knife and raped her as they made their way through Central Park, police said.

Girl Hit by Screamer at Yankee Stadium Gets Game's Attention
Girl Hit by Screamer at Yankee Stadium Gets Game's Attention

It might be the shot heard around the baseball world: the rocket-like foul ball that hit a young girl at a New York Yankees game.

Fungus Outbreak Shuts Down New Jersey School
Fungus Outbreak Shuts Down New Jersey School

A New Jersey elementary school closed on Thursday due to a fungus build-up in the building, school officials said.

As Puerto Rico Recovers, Maria Menaces Turks and Caicos
As Puerto Rico Recovers, Maria Menaces Turks and Caicos

The eye of Hurricane Maria was nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico was still reeling from the storm's devastation. As of 5 a.m. Friday, Maria was still a Category 3 storm with maximum...

Ex-Mafia Hit Man 'Sammy the Bull' Gravano Out of Prison
Ex-Mafia Hit Man 'Sammy the Bull' Gravano Out of Prison

Former Mafia hit man Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano has been released early from federal prison after serving most of a 20-year sentence for drug-related convictions in Arizona and New York, his attorney...