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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

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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

Hempstead Turnpike (Credit: Google Maps)

Police: Uniondale Man Was Driving The Wrong Way On The Hempstead Turnpike

A Uniondale man was arrested in the wee hours of Saturday morning for driving the wrong way on the Hempstead Turnpike, Nassau County’s Highway Patrol Bureau said.

04/21/2012

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Police: Suspects Fire Shots Into Elmont Home Injuring 20-Year-Old Woman

Police said a group of men fire shots into an Elmont home after a woman yelled at them to stop hitting her boyfriend’s car.

04/09/2012

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

16-Year-Old Struck, Killed By Minivan On Hempstead Turnpike In Levittown

A 16-year-old man was struck and killed on Wednesday in Levittown when he was hit by a minivan, according to the Nassau County Police Department.

04/05/2012

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

New Report Details Most Dangerous Roads In The Tri-State

Topping the list is the Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County, where there have been 15 deadly accidents involving pedestrians from 2008 to 2010.

03/08/2012

The suspect was identified as Duane Oxley (credit: CBS 2 | inset: Facebook)

Nassau Cop Shot, Suspect Dead, After Early Morning Incident In East Meadow

Police say for some reason a struggle broke out, the suspect — identified as 41-year-old Duane Oxley — fought for the officers gun and the officer was shot in the leg. The suspect was shot and killed by a second police officer.

12/30/2011

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Police Looking For Nassau County Rape Suspect

It happened back on Aug. 18 in East Meadow. Police say around 5 a.m., the knife-wielding suspect raped a victim near the Hempstead Turnpike.

10/26/2011

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All-Clear After Liquid Oxygen Leak At Nassau Hospital

Everything is back to normal at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, Long Island after an 11,000-gallon liquid oxygen tank leaked.

08/23/2011

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Nassau County Cab Driver Charged With Killing Coworker On Hempstead Turnpike

Police say two cab drivers got into fight over picking up a passenger early Friday morning in Franklin Square.

08/13/2011

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