More than 100 migrants rescued from overloaded vessel before it hits sandbar in Florida Keys, Coast Guard says

More than 100 migrants rescued from overloaded vessel before it hits sandbar in Florida Keys, Coast Guard says

CNN — More than 100 people were rescued from an overloaded boat Monday before it hit a sandbar in the Florida Keys, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The ship hit a sandbar off Whale Harbor, Coast Guard Southeast said in a tweet. “There are reports of people in the water and our land partners … Read more

Major railway union rejects labor agreement, increasing risk of a crippling strike

Major railway union rejects labor agreement, increasing risk of a crippling strike

New York CNN Business — America faces a growing risk of a crippling national rail strike in two weeks after rank-and-file members of the nation’s largest railroad union, which represents the industry’s conductors, rejected a tentative labor agreement with freight railroads, the union said Monday. The nation’s second-largest railroad union, which represents engineers, ratified its … Read more

Snowfall eases in Western New York after historic storm

Snowfall eases in Western New York after historic storm

CNN — Western New York is digging itself out of snow piles at the start of the holiday week after a historic blizzard hit the area over the weekend and earned a place in the record books for Buffalo and surrounding areas. Only traces of snowfall — 1 to 3 inches — are expected in … Read more

Brandeis University bus crash: One person killed in rollover near Massachusetts campus

Brandeis University bus crash: One person killed in rollover near Massachusetts campus

CNN — One person was killed in a bus rollover accident late Saturday, according to Brandeis University. The accident involved Brandeis’ Boston-Cambridge shuttle and happened on South Street near the Brandeis campus in Waltham, Mass., the school said. “We understand that local EMS transported 27 people, most of whom are Brandeis students, to area hospitals,” … Read more

Snow continues to pound western New York as metro Buffalo digs out from up to 6 feet of accumulation

Snow continues to pound western New York as metro Buffalo digs out from up to 6 feet of accumulation

CNN — Heavy snow is expected to continue piling up in western New York through Sunday after a historic storm saw the Buffalo area with record snowfall totals of more than 6 feet in some areas. Just after 23 Saturday, the National Weather Service (NWS) in Buffalo issued a special weather statement warning that a … Read more

2 men arrested, 1 with Nazi armband, accused of threatening to attack New York synagogue, NYPD says

2 men arrested, 1 with Nazi armband, accused of threatening to attack New York synagogue, NYPD says

CNN — Two men have been arrested and charged in connection with online threats to attack a New York City synagogue, multiple law enforcement sources told CNN. New York Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell announced the arrests in a statement Saturday. Investigators from the FBI/NYPD Joint Terrorism Task Force and the NYPD Counterterrorism and Intelligence Bureau, … Read more

Photos: Blizzard in Buffalo | CNN

Photos: Blizzard in Buffalo |  CNN

Heather Ahmed shovels snow on Saturday, November 19. She is among many residents of the Buffalo, New York, area who have to dig out thanks to a historic storm. John Normile/Getty Images Updated 1746 GMT (0146 HKT) 19 November 2022 Heavy snowfall hits parts of western New York state. A historic storm that has already … Read more

Buffalo snow: Historic storm hits western New York with nearly 6 feet of snow

Buffalo snow: Historic storm hits western New York with nearly 6 feet of snow

CNN — A historic blizzard hit western New York on Saturday, dumping more than 6 feet of snow in some places, closing roads, triggering driving bans and canceling flights the weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday. Extreme snowfall “will produce near zero visibility, very difficult to impossible travel, damage to infrastructure and may cripple the hardest … Read more

Kentucky school bus crash: More than a dozen students injured, officials say

Kentucky school bus crash: More than a dozen students injured, officials say

CNN — More than a dozen students and a driver have “various degrees of injuries” after their bus crashed in Kentucky early Monday, a school official said. No fatalities have been reported, Magoffin County School District Superintendent Chris Meadows said in a statement. Meadows said officials estimated 18 students and the driver were on board. … Read more

TSA to conduct additional training after passengers are allowed on a flight with two boxcutters, the agency says

TSA to conduct additional training after passengers are allowed on a flight with two boxcutters, the agency says

CNN — The Transportation Security Administration is admitting multiple mistakes and issuing alerts to security officers at airports across the country after a man got through a checkpoint with two box cutters. The move comes as passengers are expected to flood airports ahead of Thanksgiving. TSA security checkpoint agents at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport failed … Read more