Matt Flegenheimer and Patrick Mcgeehan To any engineer on the Metro-North Railroad’s Hudson line, the stretch where a train derailed on Sunday was well known: It includes one of the sharpest curves in the system
The Metro-North Railroad commuter train that derailed just north of Manhattan, killing four people, was traveling almost three times the posted speed limit, federal investigators said.
J. David Goodman and Joseph Goldstein At least four people were killed after a Metro-North Railroad train derailed on Sunday morning in the Bronx along the Hudson River.
Corey Kilgannon It was well after nightfall. The pack of dogs was split into two groups and was led to opposite ends of a desolate alley in downtown Manhattan.
Julie Creswell Australian investor Alan Dixon is making a killing buying up property in New York. In just two years, the investment fund he runs has bought more than 500 homes.
Dan Barry Nearly 30 years ago, a seventh-grader at the East Midwood Hebrew Day School in Brooklyn needed to complete a social studies assignment, something along the lines of what was it like in the olden days.
The one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy in the Brooklyn borough of New York, October 29, 2013. Victims of Superstorm Sandy returned the waterfront where their neighbors and loved ones were killed...
Ellen Connolly Julia Gillard appears to have found her public voice again - on certain subjects - speaking up at the annual general meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative in New York Wednesday to call on...
Ellen Connolly Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd cut a lonely figure on the streets of New York on Friday – while just a few blocks away his old rival Julie Bishop stood confidently, addressing world...
Nick O'Malley Anthony Weiner's mayoralty campaign ended with him dead last in the count and being chased by Sydney Leathers through a McDonald's to find a back entrance to his election night party.
Two customs inspectors at New York's John F. Kennedy airport have fallen ill after handling a parcel in a mail centre that apparently contained a toxic chemical, local media reports say.
Piermont, New York: Members of a wedding party drowned in the Hudson River north of New York City after a speedboat carrying the group crashed into a barge on the weekend.
A 35-year-old woman on a first date plunged to her death on Thursday after the railing on her 17th-floor New York City balcony gave way, police said.
Andrew Jacobs Dissidents inside China have long been accustomed to a lack of privacy. Phone conversations are monitored, emails are read and public security agents trail human rights activists when they venture...
A pair of gunrunners smuggled firearms into New York City by hiding them in luggage they carried on discount buses that offered cheap fares and lesser odds of getting caught, authorities said Monday.
Erik Larson News Corp's New York Post was sued by a high school student and a 24-year-old man who claim a front-page photograph of them at the Boston Marathon finish line before it was bombed falsely implied...
Joshua Brustein A hacking attack by the Syrian Electronic Army may have targeted the New York Times and other US media companies, but the weak link was Melbourne IT Ltd.
Two letters addressed to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his gun control group contained material believed to be the deadly poison ricin, and referenced the debate on gun laws, police said...
Australian financial analyst Trent Martin has been extradited to New York after languishing in a crowded Hong Kong jail cell since just before Christmas.
New York's so-called "cannibal cop" has been found guilty of plotting to kidnap the young women he had fantasised about eating, after four days of jury deliberations in a US federal court.