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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

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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

A subway stop at Union Square is covered in snow in on Nov. 7, 2012. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Storm-Related Transit And Traffic Updates

A look at transit- and traffic-related changes related to the snowstorm.

01/02/2014

A sign on the Long Island Expressway warns drivers of icy conditions. (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Ice Shuts Down Stretch Of Long Island Expressway During Evening Rush

Icy conditions prompted police to shut down a stretch of the Long Island Expressway in Suffolk County Tuesday evening.

12/17/2013

Long Island Expressway - May 23, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand / WCBS 880)

Police: Man Struck, Killed After Running Out Of Gas On LIE

Ryan Marshall, of Coram, was trying to cross the eastbound lanes when he was struck by a minivan that was being driven by an employee of the Suffolk County Department of Social Services, police said.

12/11/2013

A sports utility vehicle that became fully engulfed in flames after a crash on the Long Island Expressway. (credit: CBS 2)

Trucker Talks About Efforts To Save Man From Burning SUV On L.I.E.

A trucker was talking this weekend about his split-second decision to help when a sport-utility vehicle was on fire after crashing into a tree along the expressway.

10/19/2013

A sports utility vehicle that became fully engulfed in flames after a crash on the Long Island Expressway. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: L.I. Man Rescued By Good Samaritan Just Before Car Bursts Into Flames

John Boisseau, 37, of Sound Beach was driving on the Long Island Expressway when he lost control of his vehicle, veered off the road and struck a tree near exit 55 in Brentwood around 2 a.m. Friday, police said.

10/18/2013

Ralph Angelo Jr. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Motorcyclists On The Defensive After High-Profile Incidents

Motorcyclists have been venting all over the Web about high-profile cases they said are giving them a bad name.

10/15/2013

Police officers gets ready to load seized motorcycles on a flatbed truck on Oct. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Seven Bikers On LIE Arrested Following Numerous Reckless Driving 911 Calls

The incident took place at around 12:45 p.m. in the eastbound lane of the LIE near exit 63.

10/14/2013

George Gibbons Jr. Way

Queens Bar Owner Killed In Hit-And-Run Honored With Street Name

A street in Maspeth, Queens was renamed Saturday for George Gibbons Jr., a local bar owner who was killed by a wrong-way driver on the Long Island Expressway two years ago.

09/28/2013

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