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Source: www.kbtx.com --- Wednesday, December 04, 2013A rail Union official says a commuter Train engineer caught himself nodding at the controls before the Train started to veer off its tracks and derailed in New York City, killing four people.
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Associated Press 12/4/13 YONKERS, N.Y. - The head of the Federal Railroad Administration is blasting a New York railroad following a derailment that killed four people and injured more than 60. Joseph Szabo says in a letter that his administration and the U.S. Transportation Department "have serious concerns" following by Sunday's Bronx train ... (more)
YONKERS, N.Y. - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like "daze" and nodded at the controls before suddenly realizing something was wrong and hitting the brakes, a lawyer said.
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Three masked gunmen broke into a Central Park Avenue home Monday night, pistol-whipped two men and robbed them and four others of cash and electronic equipment, police say.
Metro-North Railroad officials greet passengers using buses to shuttle from the Yonkers station to the New York subway system on Monday after the Hudson Line was shut down indefinitely.
YONKERS, N.Y. - A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday.
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In this Dec 1, 2013 photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, NTSB investigator George Haralampopoulous hands a data recorder down to Mike Hiller from the derailed Metro-North train in the Bronx borough of New York.
New York State Police conducted a DWI Detail throughout Westchester County over the holiday weekend that resulted in three arrests, including a Port Chester woman and Yonkers woman, police officials said.
A 30-year-old Yonkers man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated in Greenburgh on Saturday, Nov. 30. New York State Police reportedly arrested Nabucodonosor Ramirez of Yonkers following a vehicle traffic stop on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the Town of Greenburgh.
The engineer of a commuter train that derailed Sunday, Dec. 1 in New York City-killing four and injuring more than 60 others-didn't apply brakes as usual when approaching a tight curve where the speed limit drops abruptly.