Metro-North train driver William Rockefeller Jr. is loaded into an ambulance after a train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

The driver of a New York commuter train that derailed on Sunday, killing four people, told federal investigators he “zoned out” shortly before the cra(...)

Metro-North engineer William Rockefeller Jr. is loaded into an ambulance after a derailment in the Bronx borough of New York on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

The Metro-North Railroad train that hurtled off the rails on a sleepy holiday weekend morning was traveling more than 80 mph (128 km/h) as it approach(...)

A photograph of the dead smooth dogfish lying inder a seat on a Queens-bound subway. Photograph: Gothamist

The Mustelus canis shark, referred to as the smooth dogfish, is known to skulk from the edge of New England to the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Br(...)

Passengers wait to be picked up by bus after two commuter trains collided in Bridgeport, Connecticut, causing one to derail. Photograph: Michelle McLoughlin Reuters

Two commuter trains serving New York City collided in Connecticut during yesterday evening’s rush hour, injuring at least 60 people. Fiv(...)