Powerful thunderstorms cause flooding in NY, NJ

A nearly stationary frontal boundary combined with a hot and humid air mass sparked some thunderstorms on Monday. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for northeast New Jersey, most of southeast New York, and a small portion of southern Connecticut until 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

Report: Fatal fire at adult home linked to cleaning ritual

A published report says a father and son charged in a deadly fire at a suburban New York assisted living facility had been performing a pre-Passover cleaning ritual that involves heating kitchen utensils to burn off traces of forbidden food.

Prosecutors drop Capitol riot charges against NY man

Federal prosecutors have dropped the criminal case against a Rockland County, N.Y., man who was accused of participating in the U.S. Capitol riot. This appears to be the first such move by the Justice Department in its sprawling Jan. 6 prosecution.