A commuter train plowed into a station in New Jersey at the height of Thursday’s morning rush hour, killing at least one person and injuring more than 100 others as it brought down part of the roof and scattered debris over the concourse.
Witnesses described terrifying scenes as the front of the train smashed through the track stop in Hoboken station at high speed and into the terminal, toppling support columns and creating chaos at one of the busiest transit hubs in the New York City area.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told a news conference in Hoboken that one person was killed on the platform by debris from the crash, and he said 108 people were injured.
Gov. Chris Christie, who chairs Donald Trump’s White House transition team, could face impeachment hearings in New Jersey over his involvement in the 2013 Bridgegate scandal.
U.S. authorities investigated on Wednesday whether anyone helped an Afghan-born American citizen charged with carrying out bombings in New York and New Jersey, while the city’s top federal public defender asked for access to the man.
Law enforcement officials had been alerted as early as 2014 that Ahmad Khan Rahami, the suspect in this weekend’s attempted bombings in New York and New Jersey, was becoming radicalized and could carry out terrorist attacks, the New York Times reported Tuesday.
A 32-year-old man was arrested in Fairfax, Virginia Sunday after he threw a sandwich at another man and fled, according to the Washington Post. The crime was perpetrated around 9 p.m. in the parking lot of a pizza restaurant. The victim, a 50-year-old man, said that the perpetrator threw a sandwich at him and then made a …