Long Island Expressway

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

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$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

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Cops: Two Dead Following Wreck On LIE In Queens

Two people were dead following a car crash in Queens. The accident happened shortly after midnight, near Exit 22 on the Long Island Expressway.

08/02/2014

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L.I. College Student Decries His Arrest Over Protest Calling For Obama’s Impeachment

A college student from Long Island alleged Tuesday that he was wrongfully arrested for protesting on a Long Island Expressway overpass.

07/01/2014

Canada Geese and goslings (file/credit: Phil Inglis/Getty Images)

Rush Hour Goes To The Birds: Stretch Of LIE Temporarily Shut To Move Goslings

An HOV lane in Plainview near exit 48 was closed for about 15 minutes Monday as police herded several baby geese to safety.

05/12/2014

A pothole on Long Island (file/credit: Mike Xiriniachs/WCBS 880)

More Than $100-Million In Road Repairs Set To Begin On Long Island

Repairs will include removing the worn top layer of pavement from travel lanes and shoulders, repairing the base asphalt, improving drainage and installing new a new asphalt surface.

05/11/2014

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