Listen Up: A Closer Look at Top Stories for Monday, Oct. 8

What to Know A limousine carrying four sisters, other relatives and friends to a birthday party blew a stop sign and crashed, killing 20 people Another brawl broke out at a Bronx juvenile detention facility, this time injuring 16 correction officers and two captains, sources say Thousands of people are expected to gather along Fifth …

Family of FBI Informant Owns Limousine Company Involved in NY Crash That

The supersized limousine that crashed and killed 20 people outside a country store failed a safety inspection last month and shouldn’t have been on the road, and the driver wasn’t properly licensed, New York’s governor said Monday. The state moved to shut down the owner, Prestige Limousine, as state and federal authorities investigated the cause …

NJ Transit Suspends Service To, From Penn Station After 'Minor' Train Derailment

A minor train derailment near Penn Station is causing a commuter mess for NJ Transit riders Thursday evening as all train service to and from the terminal was suspended.  NJ Transit says a minor “slow-speed” derailment near Penn Station has suspended service in both directions. Midtown Direct Line trains will be diverted to Hoboken Terminal, …

Salmonella Fears Prompt Recall of 6.5M Pounds of Beef

About 6.5 million pounds of raw beef products are being recalled nationwide over salmonella contamination fears linked to nearly 60 people being sickened in 16 states. The recalled products, including ground beef, may be in consumers’ freezers, according to the U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service, which announced the recall Thursday. The brand names included …

National Weather Service to Survey Storm Damage in Parts of NY, CT for

What to Know The National Weather Service will survey storm damage in parts of the tri-state for possible tornado evidence a day after widespread storms Tornado warnings were issued in Dutchess, Rockland and Westchester counties, in Sussex and Morris counties in NJ and Fairfield County in CT The unseasonable heat for October will linger around …

Frustrated NJ Transit Riders Demand Answers As They Sit on Stuck Train

What to Know NJ Transit trains on the Morris & Essex line were delayed nearly two hours Tuesday evening after someone was struck and killed on the tracks Frustrated riders trapped on the trains demanded to know why trains were allowed to leave at all or why other arrangements weren’t made The beleaguered agency is …

1 in Custody, 1 Released, After 12-Year-Old Abducted in NY, Girl Still Missing

What to Know An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for a 12-year-old girl who was abducted in Hudson Falls, New York, on Wednesday Officials have two people in custody in connection with the missing girl, Malaya Johnson, last seen wearing red jeans and a white tank top The NYPD found the red Ford Mustang they …