Jericho Turnpike

Police: Woman Accused Of DWI After Driving With Kids On L.I., Hitting Pole

Police on Long Island arrested a woman on DWI charges Saturday, after she allegedly crashed into a telephone pole with three children in her car and took them along as she ran off.

05/11/2014

FILE -- Rep. Steve Israel (credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Steve Israel Drives Bill To Create Safer Roads For Pedestrians, Byclists

The Long Island Democrat’s bill would require bicycle and pedestrian lanes be factored in when building roadways.

02/18/2014

A sign stands at a crosswalk in New York (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Suffolk County’s Route 25 Most Dangerous Road For Pedestrians In Tri-State Area

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign found that 1,236 pedestrians were killed on roads in Connecticut, New Jersey and downstate New York between 2010 and 2012.

02/06/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Long Island Man Accused Of Pulling Box Cutter On Clerk After Lottery Mistake

A man who had losing lottery tickets due to a store clerk’s error stood accused this weekend of threatening the clerk with a box cutter on Long Island.

10/26/2013

Jericho Turnpike runs through the heart of downtown New Hyde Park, N.Y. (Photo: CBS 2)

Plan In Place To Turn Downtown New Hyde Park Into Shopping Destination

It’s a historic Long Island village of 10,000, and like many suburban communities, many of its businesses are struggling and forgotten.

06/05/2013

Power Lines (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Manhole Fire Cuts Power In Eastern Queens

A manhole fire cut power to customers Tuesday afternoon in eastern Queens.

04/09/2013

Huntington Station Lotto Machine Smasher

Police Seek Man Who Smashed Lotto Machine At Suffolk County 7-Eleven

Police Sunday night were searching for a man who walked into a 7-Eleven store in Suffolk County and smashed a Lotto machine with his bare fist.

04/07/2013

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

Gas Pump (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Big Difference Between Cash And Credit At Long Island Gas Stations

You know what they say about things that are too good to be true. Driving along Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown last week, a Mobil gas station was spotted with a sign for $3.88 a gallon, a good ten cents cheaper than all the other stations around.

03/12/2012

Gaetano Corteo with pizzas in special insulated bags (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

New Hyde Park Pizzeria Delivering Pies To Giants In Indianapolis

General Manager Gaetano Corteo, of Umberto’s Pizzeria on Jericho Turnpike, hopped on a plane Friday morning at LaGuardia Airport to personally deliver 15 pies to the team just in time for lunch.

02/03/2012

The site that was to be a Lowe's store - Huntington, NY - Nov 3, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Plans Nixed For Lowe’s In Huntington

A Lowe’s home improvement store planned for Huntington, Long Island will no longer go forward, and neither will the jobs it would have created.

11/03/2011

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

Pair Of Suspected Police Impersonators Arrested On Long Island

Nassau County police said Marylynn De Joseph of Bellerose and Twayne Dash of Queens have been charged with criminal impersonation, robbery and conspiracy.

05/16/2011

Sean Durham

Police Charge Long Island Man For DWI With Kid In Car

Police have charged a 52-year-old man for driving while intoxicated with a child in the car on Thursday night on Long Island.

03/04/2011

Ten college students on Long Island did not let the freezing cold weather stop them from doing a good deed for charity. (Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Students Brave Frigid L.I. Temps To Support Cancer Charity

WOODBURY, N.Y. (WCBS 880) — Ten college students on Long Island did not let the freezing cold weather stop them from doing a good deed for charity. While the thermometer read 23 degrees Saturday in […]

01/22/2011

Generic Ambulance File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: LI Man Arrested After Returning To Accident Site

Police say a man who left the scene of a Long Island traffic accident where a woman was run over twice has been arrested after going back there.

12/23/2010

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