Long Island Expressway

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

Late March snowfall on Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

Surprise L.I. Snow Angers Residents, Snarls Monday Morning Commute

March is not going out like a lamb. Drivers in Islandia were negotiating through three inches of slush around lunchtime.

03/31/2014

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Data Shows More Traffic Delays In NYC, Fairfield County

The company behind the INRIX smartphone traffic app for years has reported that New York and Bridgeport are in the top ten among all U.S. cities when it comes to traffic congestion.

03/06/2014

The scene of a deadly car crash on the Long Island Expressway on Feb. 18, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Killed In Overnight Crash On LIE In Fresh Meadows

The accident happened around 1 a.m. Tuesday between exits 25 and 24 in Fresh Meadows. Police said a 2010 Audi convertible was headed westbound when the driver lost control of the vehicle

02/18/2014

BQE At LIE Reopens After Vehicle Fire

All east- and westbound lanes had been closed early Monday in the area due to a vehicle fire.

01/06/2014

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