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Penn Station (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Service Resumes After Overhead Wire Troubles Slow NJ TRANSIT, LIRR Trains

Trains are back on schedule after commuters faced delays into and out of New York City for about three hours Thursday morning due to downed overhead wires at Penn Station.

04/24/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

LIRR Union, MTA Hold Final Contract Talks Before Possible July Strike

The Presidential Emergency Board will once again try to bring the MTA and railroad employees to a contract agreement. If no deal is reached, a strike deadline is set for mid-July

04/21/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

LIRR Union Official Blasts Tentative MTA Deal With NYC Transit Workers; Talks Resume Monday

Contract talks between the railroad workers and the MTA resume Monday with the presidential mediation board. The two sides have been far apart on pay raises and union givebacks.

04/18/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Man Struck, Killed By LIRR Train In Queens

A man was struck and killed by a Long Island Rail Road train in Flushing, Queens Wednesday evening.

04/16/2014

LIRR ticket machine. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

MTA: Skimming Devices Spotted On LIRR Ticket Machines In Baldwin

Metropolitan Transportation Authority police on Monday were reminding Long Island Rail Road customers to watch out while buying tickets at vending machines.

04/07/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Report: 3 LIRR Workers Accused Of Stealing Thousands Of Pounds Of Copper Wire

Three Long Island Rail Road workers have been charged with stealing thousands of pounds of copper wire from the railroad and selling it for scrap.

03/22/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Another Presidential Emergency Board Called To Help Avert LIRR Strike

President Barack Obama has appointed a second Presidential Emergency Board to help resolve a labor dispute between the Long Island Rail Road and some of its employees.

03/20/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

MTA To Install Cameras, Audio Recorders On Metro-North, LIRR Trains

The move is in response to safety recommendations put forward by the National Transportation Safety Board following a December derailment that killed four people in the Bronx.

03/19/2014

LIRR Ticket Machine With Camera, Skimming Device (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Two Accused In LIRR Ticket Skimming Scheme Plead Guilty

Niculae Petre, 45, and Dorin Husa, 37, both of Queens, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of possessing forgery devices.

03/14/2014

Alyssa Marie Fox (CBS 2)

L.I. Woman Meets With ‘Guardian Angels’ Who Saved Her From Burning Car

A woman who was injured in a fiery car crash on Long Island met with her two rescuers Tuesday, they are forever united after the harrowing experience.

03/11/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Neighbors Worry About Risks From Old, Contaminated LIRR Yard

Residents have demanded a full cleanup of a shuttered and contaminated Long Island Rail Road yard in East Yaphank.

03/10/2014

Shirley Findel (credit: Handout)

LIRR Pension Mistake Could Cost Widow Nearly $27,000

MTA officials told Shirley Findel, who now lives in Port Richey, Fla., that she and her husband received extra money every month for nearly two decades because of a “processing error’.”

03/06/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

3 Years, 4 Months In Prison For Former LIRR Foreman In Disability Fraud Scheme

A former Long Island Rail Road train maintenance foreman was sentenced to more than three years in prison Wednesday for his role in a disability claims scheme at the railroad.

03/05/2014

FILE - A commuter in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Wintry Weather Impacting Some Traffic, Transit Across Tri-State

Snow is again slowing the morning commute across the area.

03/03/2014

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Getting Into NYC Is More Than Just A Commute

Commuting into New York City is more than just a commute –it’s a lifestyle. But with all the congestion and traffic, we sometimes forget the beautiful scenic views we come across as we head into NYC.

02/24/2014

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