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A derailed New Jersey Transit train is seen under a collapsed roof after it derailed and crashed into the station in Hoboken, New JerseyOfficials said train operator New Jersey Transit has not installed the positive train control (PTC) system in Hoboken or anywhere else on its network. Freight trains can take up to 2 miles to stop. By law, NJ Transit is required to have a system in place by the end of 2018.


Onlookers view a New Jersey Transit train that derailed and crashed through the station in HobokenBy David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investigators found the black box recorder as they sifted through the twisted wreckage of a commuter train that failed to stop before plowing into a Hoboken, New Jersey, station, killing a woman on the platform and injuring scores of people. The event recorder was removed late on Thursday from the locomotive at the rear of the NJ Transit train that slammed through an end barrier and into the terminal building during the morning rush hour, a spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday. Train No. 1614, originating in Spring Valley, New York, was at the end of its hour-long southward journey when it crashed, toppling support columns in the early 20th century building.


A general view of the U.S. Supreme Court in WashingtonThe U.S. Supreme Court opens its new term on Monday in uncharted territory, with an vacancy on the bench on a presidential Election Day now certain for the first time since Abraham Lincoln won re-election in 1864 at the height of the Civil War. While the eight justices will start to hear oral arguments on a range of issues including religious rights, insider trading and intellectual property, attention will be focused on the Nov. 8 presidential election that will determine who will get to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, who died on Feb. 13. In Lincoln's time, Chief Justice Roger Taney, author of the notorious pro-slavery Dred Scott decision, died in October 1864, just weeks before the election.


DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are closing an investigation into the Jeep Grand Cherokee's automatic braking system without seeking a recall.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A top North Carolina legislator is warning that a judge likely will force Charlotte's mayor to release all videos chronicling an officer's fatal shooting of a black man last week unless she makes them public before a new law takes effect Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by the German artist Gerhard Richter owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton is slated for auction.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Metairie doctor has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of illegally prescribing oxycodone and threatening to kill federal agents.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — Police have searched the home of a Connecticut woman who is presumed dead after going missing at sea during a fishing trip with her son.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flooding has closed schools and blocked roads after heavy rains pummeled parts of Maryland, Virginia and Delaware.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's iconic Carnegie Deli is closing at the end of the year.

Fire Chief Billy McAdams, center, speaks with reporters about a school shooting during a news conference in Townville, S.C., on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. McAdams was among the first two officials to arrive on the scene of the shooting, which injured two students and a teacher at a rural elementary school. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a school shooting in South Carolina (all times local):


10am LIVE UPDATE- Firefighter funerals; Hoboken investigation; AccuWeatherWatch a Live Update from Action News.


This Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 photo provided by a passenger who was on the train when it crashed shows wreckage at the Hoboken, N.J. rail station. The commuter train barreled into the station during the morning rush hour, coming to a halt in a covered area between the station's indoor waiting area and the platform. (AP Photo)HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Federal investigators are trying to determine what happened before a commuter train barreled through a station and crashed into a barrier, causing a young mother to be killed by falling debris and injuring more than 100 other people.


U.S. President Barack Obama touches the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli President Shimon Peres during his funeral at the Mount Herzel national cemetery in Jerusalem, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


GARLAND, Texas (AP) — An 8-year-old girl whose passionate speech about wanting to attend the University of North Texas when she grows up has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — State researchers are using radio collars to track the movement of 16 female black bears living in or near a state forest in the Florida Panhandle.

Workers examine a section of the roof at the Hoboken station where a train crashed into the building, Thursday Sept. 29, 2016 in Hoboken, N.J. A rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a tangle of broken concrete, twisted metal and dangling wires. (AP Photo/Joe Epstein)HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The world seemed to stop when Fabiola Bittar de Kroon's former co-worker learned she'd been killed after a New Jersey commuter train crashed through a barrier and into a suburban station, sending debris falling onto her.


The 14-year-old was arrested on Wednesday after crashing a pickup truck into a fence around Townville Elementary School and shooting two students and a teacher. The boy, who has not been identified, will appear before an Anderson County judge for an initial detention hearing at 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT), prosecutor Chrissy Adams said in a statement. "While I realize there are many unanswered questions, the investigation into this tragedy is in a critical stage, and is ongoing," Adams said.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A prosecutor in Pensacola, Florida, says he anticipates a 15-year-old boy will be charged as an adult for fatally stabbing his older brother with a butcher knife.

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2015, file photo, French President Francois Hollande, right, French Foreign Minister and president of the COP21 Laurent Fabius, second right, United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres, left, and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon hold their hands up in celebration after the final conference at the COP21, the United Nations conference on climate change, in Le Bourget, north of Paris. A team of top scientists are telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves for a Paris agreement to fight climate change because if more isn’t done the world will likely hit the agreed-upon dangerous warming level in about 35 years. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's environment ministers on Friday approved the ratification of the landmark Paris climate change pact, paving the way for the agreement to take effect in November.


In this Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, photo, a customer buys lunch at Smolak Farms, in North Andover, Mass. On Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, the Commerce Department issues its August report on consumer spending, which accounts for roughly 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending in August turned in the weakest performance in five months, reflecting a drop in spending on autos. Income growth also slowed as wages and salary gains slowed following four strong months.


Pamela Benge, center, spoke of her son, Alfred Olango, at a press conference on Thursday Sept. 29, 2016, in San Diego, Calif., to address the killing of Olango, a Ugandan refugee shot by an El Cajon police officer on Tuesday. In an emotional appearance before reporters, Benge said her son Alfred was joyful and loving and was not mentally ill. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — The anguished mother of a man killed by police in a San Diego suburb said she could not believe her family left violence-wracked Uganda only to have her son shot to death in the United States.


SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities expect to release more information next week after finding the body of a North Carolina teenager last seen in 2011.
READING, Pa. (AP) — Albright College in eastern Pennsylvania is condemning an online video posted by two white students, including one in blackface who lampoons the "Black Lives Matter" movement.

Fire Chief Billy McAdams, center, speaks with reporters about a school shooting during a news conference in Townville, S.C., on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. McAdams was among the first two officials to arrive on the scene of the shooting, which injured two students and a teacher at a rural elementary school. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A judge will decide whether authorities can continue holding a teenager arrested after a school shooting that left two students and a teacher wounded and a tiny South Carolina community coping with the aftermath.


In a photo provided by William Sun, people examine the wreckage of a New Jersey Transit commuter train that crashed into the train station during the morning rush hour in Hoboken,, N.J., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. The crash caused an unknown number of injuries and witnesses reported seeing one woman trapped under concrete and many people bleeding. (William Sun via AP)HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others (all times local):


POLKTON, N.C. (AP) — Two supervisors at a North Carolina prison were stabbed and two correctional officers hurt after they were attacked by inmates.

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2008, file photo, one day past New, an early Waxing Crescent Moon is seen just after sunset from Tyler, Texas. A rare "black moon" rises over the Western Hemisphere on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. A black moon is the second new moon in a calendar month. (AP Photo/Dr. Scott M. Lieberman, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A rare "black moon" rises Friday night over the Western Hemisphere, but don't expect to see it.


2 wanted in armed robbery at Popeyes in WynnefieldTwo men are wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a Popeyes restaurant in Wynnefield.


FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2015 file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs at the 9th Annual Stand Up For Heroes event in New York. A Philadelphia fifth-grader ditched school for the chance to meet the rock legend at his book signing Thursday, Sept. 30, 2016, and The Philadelphia Inquirer reports “The Boss” gladly played along by signing the boy’s absence excuse note. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia fifth-grader ditched school for the chance to meet rock legend Bruce Springsteen and "The Boss" gladly played along by signing the boy's absence excuse note.


ATLANTA (AP) — A death investigator says a prominent Atlanta businesswoman died from a gunshot wound to the back as she rode in a car near Piedmont Park.

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