Long Island Expressway

A wooden figure wearing a sweatshirt that police said a man had in his vehicle in the HOV lane on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills on Feb. 27, 2015. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Man Caught Driving In Long Island Expressway HOV Lane With Fake Passenger

A Long Island man was caught Friday morning driving in the HOV lane with a fake passenger in his vehicle, Suffolk County police said.

02/27/2015

George Gibbons Jr. Way

Family Of Man Killed In 2011 Queens Hit-And-Run Fights To Keep Driver Locked Up

The family of a man who was killed in a Queens hit-and-run is fighting to keep his killer behind bars.

02/26/2015

A wrecked car (credit: ClipArt.com)

Police: Man Seriously Hurt After Icy Long Island Expressway Causes 3-Car Crash

Suffolk County Police said a Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Neil Wade was headed eastbound on the LIE between exits 48 and 49 around 3 a.m. when his vehicle hit a patch of ice and struck the center divider.

02/22/2015

LIE billboard rendering by Allvision (Credit: Allvision/CBS2)

North Hempstead Town Supervisor: Long Island Expressway Billboards Would Be ‘Visual Pollution’

The county is looking to replace some $30 million in projected revenue that was lost from the failed school zone speed camera program.

02/12/2015

Snow in Plainview, Long Island ahead of the expected blizzard on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long Island

Long Island is right in the bull’s-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.

01/26/2015

$20 bills (credit: ClipArt.com)

$178K Falls Out Of Armored Vehicle On Long Island Expressway; Drivers Brake To Chase Cash

Around 2:45 a.m., the back door of an armored car traveling east on the LIE near Yellowstone Boulevard in Forest Hills popped open, and a bag full of money fell out.

01/13/2015

A car carrier flipped on the Long Island Expressway near Kissena Boulevard in Queens on Dec. 30, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Overturned Tractor-Trailer Snarls Morning Commute In Queens

It happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday on the Long Island Expressway between Main Street and Kissena Boulevard in Flushing.

12/30/2014

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Nassau County Executive Proposes Higher 911 Fees, Highway Billboards To Increase Revenue

Those despised school speed cameras on Long Island may soon be replaced with other things taxpayers may not like: higher 911 fees and highway billboards.

12/22/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police: Woman Killed In DWI Crash On Long Island

According to authorities, 25-year-old Ismelda Rodriguez, of Brentwood, was a passenger in a car driven by 27-year-old Daniel Moreira when it struck the back of another vehicle near Exit 49 in Melville at around 3:45 a.m.

11/09/2014

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Seen At 11: Drivers Question Motive Of Speed Camera Program

New York City is using cameras to catch speeding drivers now more than ever. They’re supposed to help keep pedestrians safe, but some drivers say the city is motivated by something entirely different.

10/07/2014

An overturned cement truck on the Long Island Expressway on Sept. 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Overturned Cement Truck Creates Sticky Situation On Long Island Expressway

The crash sent cement spilling across the westbound lanes, forcing their closure.

09/15/2014

Suffolk County Police Cruiser

Police Make Two DWI Arrests In Suffolk County

Police in Suffolk County arrested two people in separate DWI incidents Sunday morning.

08/31/2014

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Police: Driver Killed In Weather-Related LIE Crash

According to Suffolk County Police, a man driving a Jeep Liberty westbound on the Long Island Expressway near exit 49 lost control of his vehicle at around 5 a.m.

08/13/2014

Nassau County Police Officer Tom Greer (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Highway Cops In Hot Pursuit Of Distracted Drivers

With police departments across the Tri-State Area cracking down on distracted driving, WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman recently joined Greer for a ride-along on the LIE.

08/04/2014

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