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Hempstead Turnpike

Nassau Inter-County Express Bus (file/credit: wikipedia.org)

Police: Man Punches Long Island Bus Driver In Face

The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. Sunday on a Nassau County Inter-Express Bus on the N6 line headed east on Hempstead Turnpike in Franklin Square.

03/24/2014

Ivey Dixon

L.I. Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Bus Driver Attack

Ivey Dixon, 27, was arraigned on a second-degree assault charge. Bond was set at $15,000.

02/27/2014

Nassau Inter-County Express Bus (file/credit: wikipedia.org)

Police: Woman Attacked, Beat Bus Driver On Long Island

Police on Monday were investigating an attack on a bus driver on Long Island, which allegedly happened after a woman got mad that the bus did not make an unscheduled stop.

02/24/2014

The scene of a hit and run in Levittown that left a 14-year-old girl hospitalized. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

14-Year-Old Girl Seriously Injured In Levittown Hit-And-Run

A 14-year-old girl is hospitalized in stable condition after she was mowed down by a hit-and-run driver and then accidentally struck by two other cars.

02/07/2014

James Howley (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Police: Homeless L.I. Man Stabs Victim After Getting Dollar

James Howley, 46, was arrested Sunday on assault, attempted robbery and other charges, Nassau County police said.

10/14/2013

Long Island Flooding

Heavy Rains, Flooding Soak Parts Of Tri-State

A flood watch is in effect until Tuesday morning for southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey and parts of New York, including New York City, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau and Rockland counties.

06/10/2013

Kashmire Dawson (credit: Nassau County Police)

L.I. Woman Arrested After Dispute Over Tip At Nightclub

The incident happened early Sunday morning at the Rumors Nightclub on Hempstead Turnpike in West Hempstead.

05/20/2013

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Authorities: LI Man Arrested, Charged With Impersonating An FBI Agent

Detectives responding to a 911 call found two New York State drivers’ licenses with the same name and different dates of birth, and a fake FBI identification card in Singh’s possession.

03/23/2013

Hempstead Turnpike - Feb. 26, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Group Releases List Of Tri-State’s Most Dangerous Roads For Walking

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign found that 1,200 pedestrians were killed on roads in Connecticut, New Jersey and downstate New York between 2009 and 2011.

02/26/2013

Hempstead Turnpike

Fence On Hempstead Turnpike Planned To Stop Dangerous Pedestrian Crossing

A 900-foot fence is set to be constructed in the middle of the busy Hempstead Turnpike, where crossing the busy roadway has put many people in danger.

01/12/2013

The Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont, N.Y. on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

State DOT Plans More Safety Changes For Hempstead Turnpike

Vision Long Island and other community groups have appealed to the state for help. Police accident reports reveal 500 pedestrians hit by cars or trucks along Hempstead Turnpike from 2005-’11.

09/17/2012

Lincoln Tunnel Helix (credit: Google Maps/Google Earth)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – No Pain, No Gain

Making your commute smoother down the road requires pain now.

09/11/2012

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Police: Suspect Used Fake Gun To Steal $14 From Woman In Elmont

The suspect, identified by police as 22-year-old Olvin Noe Ordonez-Cruz, walked up the woman’s car, pulled out what looked like a gun and demanded money, police said.

06/12/2012

Hempstead Turnpike Safety Initiative - Elmont, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Officials Announce New Safety Efforts For Hempstead Turnpike

Hempstead Turnpike on Long Island has been listed as the most dangerous roadway in the Tr-State Area and on Monday, federal, state and local officials announced a new push for safety..

05/07/2012

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

State Grant Allows Nassau County Cops To Crack Down On Drunk Drivers In May

Thanks to the help of a state grant, more police officers will be on patrol throughout the month of May. And they’ll be looking to arrest those driving drunk.

05/06/2012

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