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Woman killed, 108 injured after train crashes into Hoboken, NJ station More

One person was killed and 108 were hurt after a crowded train slammed into a busy station in Hoboken, NJ, during the Thursday morning commute, officials said, vowing a full investigation into what may ... More

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Transportation

Mother killed in New Jersey train crash had recently arrived from Brazil

Fabiola Bittar de Kroon was in a rush to catch the train.

A train packed with commuters failed to stop as it crashed into the station; Rick Leventhal with the details for 'Special Report' A train packed with commuters failed to stop as it crashed into the station; Rick Leventhal with the details for 'Special Report'

Transportation

Veteran NJ Transit engineer in deadly crash 'loves his work,' neighbor says

The engineer at the controls of a speeding commuter train that crashed into a station on Thursday, killing one person, has been in the railroad business for nearly three decades, and neighbors said he ...

VIDEO

Donald Trump looks to religious liberty issues

Will spirituality play a role in election 2016? 'The O'Reilly Factor' investigates

Arcan Cetin is escorted into Skagit County District Court by Skagit County's Sheriff's Deputies on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Cetin is being held under a magistrate's warrant which will give Skagit County prosecutors 30 days to file charges in relation to the Cascade Mall shooting that took place on Friday evening. Five people were killed in the shooting, and Cetin is being held on a $2 million bail. (Brandy Shreve/Skagit Valley Herald via AP) Arcan Cetin is escorted into Skagit County District Court by Skagit County's Sheriff's Deputies on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Cetin is being held under a magistrate's warrant which will give Skagit County prosecutors 30 days to file charges in relation to the Cascade Mall shooting that took place on Friday evening. Five people were killed in the shooting, and Cetin is being held on a $2 million bail. (Brandy Shreve/Skagit Valley Herald via AP)

Washington

Police reviewing gun store video in mall shooting case

Detectives are investigating a tip that the suspect in a deadly mall shooting north of Seattle may have tried unsuccessfully to purchase a handgun just hours before the slayings occurred.

Homicide

Milwaukee man convicted in shooting of 5-year-old

A jury convicted a Milwaukee man Thursday of first-degree reckless homicide in the death of a 5-year-old girl who was fatally shot in the head as she sat on her grandfather's lap.

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Marines

Former Marine details alleged abuse at Parris Island

The Marine Corps punitively discharged a private who alerted officials to abusive hazing practices at its Parris Island boot camp, an action that came months before a recruit assigned to the same ...

Pennsylvania

Cops release ID of dead suspect in Philly stabbings

Philadelphia police have identified a man who was shot and killed by officers after he allegedly stabbed two children, including his own son, and attacked three other people.

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Tulsa Oklahoma Police Department shows officer Betty Shelby. Police say Tulsa officer Shelby fired the fatal shot that killed Terence Crutcher on Sept. 16, 2016. Shelby's attorney Scott Wood said Thursday, Sept. 29 that she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive on the scene or even the deadly gunshot she fired from her handgun. Officer Shelby is expected to enter a not-guilty plea at her arraignment on Friday. (Tulsa Police Department via AP, File) FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Tulsa Oklahoma Police Department shows officer Betty Shelby. Police say Tulsa officer Shelby fired the fatal shot that killed Terence Crutcher on Sept. 16, 2016. Shelby's attorney Scott Wood said Thursday, Sept. 29 that she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive on the scene or even the deadly gunshot she fired from her handgun. Officer Shelby is expected to enter a not-guilty plea at her arraignment on Friday. (Tulsa Police Department via AP, File)

Homicide

Officer's lawyer: Jury should hear about auditory exclusion

A lawyer for a white Oklahoma police officer accused of manslaughter in an unarmed black man's death says she was so hyper-focused on the situation that she didn't hear other officers arrive on the ...

Utah

New signage stolen on trailhead named after black cowboy

New trailhead signs with a less controversial name for eastern Utah's Negro Bill Canyon have been stolen.

VIDEO

1 dead, over 100 injured in New Jersey train crash

A train packed with commuters failed to stop as it crashed into the station; Rick Leventhal with the details for 'Special Report'

In this Jan. 22, 2009, file photo, the shadow of an anti-abortion activist holding a cross can be seen near a Planned Parenthood in Dubuque, Iowa. In this Jan. 22, 2009, file photo, the shadow of an anti-abortion activist holding a cross can be seen near a Planned Parenthood in Dubuque, Iowa.

Abortion

Federal judge blocks Arkansas Planned Parenthood defunding

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily prohibited Arkansas from blocking Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood, expanding her order requiring the state to continue paying for services for three ...

Ohio

Ex-officer facing 2nd trial agrees to deal in wife's death

A former Ohio policeman who spent over a decade behind bars for his wife's death before his conviction was overturned pleaded guilty Thursday to charges alleging he hired her killers, under a deal ...

Sex Crimes

Orlando police: Lyft driver charged with sexual assault

Orlando police have arrested a Lyft driver on charges of sexually assaulting a customer.

CRIME

Prison officials: 2 supervisors, 2 officers hurt in attack

Authorities in North Carolina say two supervisors were stabbed and two correctional officers sustained other injuries after being attacked at a state prison.

RELIGION

The Latest: Haley asks state to pray for shooting victims

The Latest on a teenager who is accused of killing his father before shooting three people at a school in South Carolina (all times local): 5:15 p.m.

VIDEO

Gov. Cuomo: No doubt train came into station too fast

On 'Your World,' New York governor discusses the New Jersey train crash, coordinating with Gov. Chris Christie

Homicide

Woman who shot husband, torched the bed gets 22 years

A woman who told police that she killed her husband and set his bed on fire the day after Christmas in 2014 has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

VIDEO

Expert: Train engineer is first focus of crash investigation

Insight from Augustine Ubaldi, railroad and aviation engineering expert

US

Navy to modernize by dropping job titles, many end in 'man'

The U.S. Navy says it's modernizing by dropping all 89 of its enlisted sailors' job titles, many of which end in "man." The Navy announced Thursday sailors will no longer be addressed by ...

VIDEO

Witness describes the aftermath of the NJ train crash

Monica Nolasco details a 'pretty traumatic' scene

ECONOMY

October oil spill milestone: $520 million in seafood claims

The administrator of economic loss claims resulting from the 2010 BP oil spill says he expects about $520 million in seafood industry claims to be paid in the Gulf of Mexico states as early as next ...

North Carolina

4 correctional officers stabbed at North Carolina prison

Four correctional officers at a North Carolina prison were hospitalized Thursday after they were stabbed by several inmates, officials said.

Northeast

New Hampshire hotel is home to supersized cat

Guests at a hotel in New Hampshire can be forgiven for thinking a raccoon is lounging out front.

ELECTIONS

Eboni K. Williams: Good news, Mr. Trump, stop-and-frisk is still in place

After weeks of campaigning as the “law and order” candidate, Donald Trump has promised to bring back stop-and-frisk.

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