A Hicksville man was charged Friday with stealing copper cable that belonged to the Long Island Rail Road eight different times this month.
Police said 66-year-old Patricia Ward was killed by her son, 35-year-old Derek Ward, who then killed himself by stepping into the path of an oncoming Long Island Rail Road train.
Police Tuesday evening were investigating two deaths in Farmingdale, in a probe that shut down the Ronkonkoma Branch of the Long Island Rail Road.
Four rail tunnels that carry trains in and out of New York City may have to be closed one at a time for at least a year to repair damage from Superstorm Sandy.
Beautiful arena, decent commute. Now the bad news: Barclays Center holds 15,795 fans for hockey, and not all of those seats offer an ideal view of the ice.
The MTA is building tunnels and tracks under Manhattan so that the Long Island Rail Road can connect to Grand Central Terminal.
The Long Island Rail Road plans to spend $14 million to replace six escalators that were upgraded less than two years ago.
The two families are now bonding and all of the children have promised to learn CPR.
Bill Gerow learned CPR as a Boy Scout, yet somehow those long ago instincts kicked in aboard an LIRR train in a moment of crisis.
Members of the unions representing most Long Island Rail Road workers have approved the four-year contract that was negotiated last month.
Commuters call it a love-hate relationship, but after bracing for life without the railroad, riders say the busiest commuter rail line in the nation is still the best bet to get to and from the city.
There was handshaking and back-patting all around on Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo helped broker a deal between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Long Island Rail Road unions to avoid a potentially crippling strike.
Commuters let out a big sigh of relief Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement that has averted a crippling Long Island Rail Road strike.
Mayor Bill de Blasio took a ribbing from Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert Wednesday night about his planned trip to Italy while the threat of a possible Long Island Rail Road strike still loomed.
With a Long Island Rail Road strike potentially set to start on Sunday, the unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority returned to the bargaining table Wednesday and talked for several hours without reaching a deal.