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Lost dog 'Applesauce' caused a Thruway interchange to be shutdown but was eventually returned to its owner. (Credit CBS 2)

Thruway Traffic Comes To A Halt For Wandering Dog

Traffic was at a standstill on the New York State Thruway interchange in Elmsford on Monday morning when motorists tried to save a wandering dog from itself.

10/14/2013

Crash on I-287 in Mahwah, N.J. on Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Big Apple Circus Performers Escape Injury After Camper Dangles Off I-287

I-287 was shut down south of Route 17 as authorities worked to safely remove the vehicle. The driver was able to escape without serious injury.

09/18/2013

New York State Thruway in South Nyack, just beyond Exit 10 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Could Change Where Tolls Are Collected

South Nyack Mayor Bonnie Christian told WCBS 880 reporter Paul Murnane that the current scheme to throw a system of E-ZPass gear in a steel gantry over the Westchester bound lanes at Exit 10 on I-287 is unacceptable.

04/11/2013

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It’s County Vs. State Over Fallen Highway Sign In Harrison

A large road sign came down like a guillotine on Tuesday in Harrison and it’s amazing that it didn’t slice into a car and hurt someone.

04/10/2013

Rendering of the new Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: New York State Thruway Authority)

Tappan Zee Bridge Mass Transit Task Force Holds First Hearing

The day the bridge opens for traffic, which is hoped for in 2018, bus commuters should notice faster rides.

02/22/2013

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Snow, Sleet And Rain Cause Slick Roads, Delays Across Tri-State Area

A winter weather advisory is in effect for parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut until 4 p.m.

01/16/2013

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – Looking To The Past

It’s commuter crunch time, and not just because people are back from vacation. This morning, we begin a week-long look at Your Future Commute. But to look ahead, we have to look back.

09/10/2012

Mourners attend service for Jeffrey Buckalew and family (credit: CBS 2)

Hundreds Attend Memorial For Victims Of Plane Crash On I-287 In N.J.

“There was no way we could not do something here. There’s too many people that need to grieve, need to mourn need to celebrate this family,” said co-worker Leanne Pantoliano.

01/12/2012

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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report In Deadly NJ Plane Crash Near I-287

Since the crash, officials have raised the question of icing and what, if any, impact it had on the tragedy.

12/28/2011

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Feds To Release Preliminary Report On Fatal I-287 Plane Crash

A factual report is expected to be released by the National Transportation Safety Board, but a full report on the crash could take a year or more to complete.

12/27/2011

Wreckage from a plane that crashed on I-287 near Morris Township, NJ - Dec 20, 2011 (credit: Wayne Cabot / WCBS 880)

Pilot In Fatal I-287 Plane Crash Apparently Tried To Declare Emergency

The pilot of a small plane that crashed on the interstate in New Jersey, killing all five people on board, appeared to be calling for help just before the plane went down.

12/24/2011

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Federal Investigators Say Icing Factors Unknown In Fatal I-287 Plane Crash

The question of icing was raised on Tuesday as a possible factor in the accident. However, officials said they are unable to pinpoint how big a factor it really was.

12/21/2011

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Family Among 5 Killed In Small Plane Crash On I-287 In Harding, N.J.

Pilot Jeffrey Buckalew, his wife Corinne and their two children were killed along with Buckalew’s business partner Rakesh Chawla, 1010 WINS’ Steve Sanderg reported. Both Buckalew and Chawla were managing directors of a New York investment firm.

12/20/2011

Hutchinson River Parkway - Rye Brook, NY - Sep 9, 2009 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Officials Look To Prevent Parkway Truck Snags In New York

Tractor-trailers aren’t allowed on the Hutchinson River Parkway for good reason — they can’t fit under the overpasses. But that hasn’t stopped them from wandering onto the parkway and slamming into the structures.

12/14/2011

Roberto Mones (credit: CBS 2/handout)

Father Arrested For Allegedly Abducting 2-Year-Old Son From Conn.

An Amber Alert was issued when authorities say 29-year-old Roberto Mones took his son, 2-year-old Christopher Joac, after assaulting the boy’s mother in Bridgeport overnight.

10/06/2011

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