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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

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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

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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

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