By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - An investigation into a commuter ferry crash that injured dozens of people during a morning commute this week is focusing on the ferry's engines and why they may have failed, federal officials said Friday.
The Seastreak Wall Street ferry from Atlantic
By DAVID PORTERAssociated Press
OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) - A New York City-bound commuter bus hit a mini school bus from behind, knocking it onto its side, and then slammed into a tree, injuring at least 17 people, two critically, authorities said.
No students were on the Old Bridge school bus, which
By COLLEEN LONG and DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A high-speed commuter ferry that crashed into a lower Manhattan dock, injuring dozens of people, had recently undergone a major overhaul that gave it new engines and a new propulsion system, and officials were looking into whether
By DEEPTI HAJELAAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - With the popping of cables and the snapping of metal, a 200-foot crane collapsed onto a building under construction near the East River waterfront Wednesday, injuring seven people, three of whom needed to be extricated from underneath the fallen
NEW YORK (AP) - Police and fire officials say 30 to 50 people were injured when a ferry from New Jersey struck a dock during rush hour in lower Manhattan. News reports say the Seastreak Wall Street catamaran ferry from Atlantic Highlands, N.J., banged into the mooring as it
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A high-speed ferry loaded with hundreds of commuters from New Jersey crashed into a dock in lower Manhattan on Wednesday during the morning rush hour, injuring at least 50 people, two of them critically.
Passengers aboard the Seastreak Wall Street
By EMERY P. DALESIOAssociated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - About four hours after the fishing charter boat Citation left dock on the Outer Banks to compete in one of the country's richest deep-sea fishing tournaments, crewmembers were in the fight of their lives. Something huge was hooked, but it
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The West Coast this winter is bracing for more sightings of debris washed away by the Japan tsunami.
Last year's disaster swept about 5 million tons of debris into the Pacific. Most of that sank. No one knows how much tsunami debris is still adrift.
Flotsam has already washed