| Sep 21, 2012
| 6:02 PM
Truckdriver Manuel Velasco describes himself as a nice guy. "It's just my nature to just help people," he said on the front steps of his brick and wood bungalow with a white picket fence in Elmont, Long Island.
It was to this same home that Velasco...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:18 PM
A Yonkers mother is desperate to find her daughter.
"After the 3rd day, I really got worried and I started calling around, well where is she?" Vivian Bates told host Ricki Lake.
Police say, the last time anyone saw her daughter alive was April 27th. ...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 2:01 PM
'Alright now everybody, get in crash positions!'
Those are the last words anybody wants to hear on their flight, but that’s exactly what passengers aboard TAM Airlines flight 8078 were told to do.
The jumbo jet nicknamed 'The Magic Red Carpet',...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:48 PM
The Indiana Transportation Museum (ITM) will now determine if the train will run at this year’s Indiana State Fair after concerns about the gas line under the train tracks surfaced Wednesday.
The Hoosier Heritage Port Authority (HHPA) said in...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:16 PM
One afternoon in early June, Ken Mallette was in Jacksonville driving from a funeral when he got a text message about severe storms striking Maryland. One of the storms' 11 tornadoes had just ravaged nearby Fallston.
In his second week as executive...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Commuters driving into New York today will face up to 90 minute traffic delays on the inbound George Washington Bridge due to a tractor trailer that lost its load.
The mishap happened Tuesday afternoon under the Port Authority Bus Terminal, closing two...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 6:53 AM
The Port Authority is a "challenged and dysfunctional organization" that needs a "top-to-bottom overhaul," according to a new audit.
The audit said the Port Authority is "suffering from a lack of consistent leadership," among other problems.
| Feb 13, 2012
| 10:04 AM
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is secretly planning to deploy military-grade technology to keep the new World Trade Center safe from terrorism once it is completed, the New York Post learned.
The high-tech system of thousands of...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:41 PM
The 2010 floods took a dreadful toll, but many local artists were hit with a double whammy.
Not only were their homes in Laguna Canyon damaged, their studios and art were also swamped by the Dec. 22, 2010, deluge.
The Artists' Benevolence Fund, from the...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Today, New Yorkers celebrated the homecoming of newly-minted Cardinal, Timothy Dolan. And the man known for his down-to-earth delivery, didn't disappoint, delivering a morning prayer service, an afternoon service, and a couple of warm laughs to a packed...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Security officials at Newark-Liberty International Airport had Terminal C in a three-hour-plus lockdown, after a woman slipped through a checkpoint without being screened properly, that's according to the Newark Star Ledger.
Terminals A and B were not...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The fire reported Wednesday morning on the 88th floor of the still-under construction tower of One World Trade Center turned out to be a false alarm.
Calls about the fire came into the FDNY at about 7:45 a.m. and reports say about 90 firefighters...