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The owl rescued by Suffolk County police officer (credit: SCPD)

Suffolk County Police Officers Rescue Injured Owl

Emergency Service Police Officers Fred Sales and Carl Glaser responded after a 911 caller reported an injured owl on the side of the westbound LIE near Exit 65 at 8:25 a.m.

04/10/2013

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8 Injured In 3-Car Crash On L.I.E. In Queens

Eight people were injured Sunday afternoon in a multi-vehicle accident on the Long Island Expressway in eastern Queens.

03/31/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Killed In L.I.E. Crash

An off-duty NYPD officer was killed early Monday in a crash on the Long Island Expressway.

03/25/2013

John Kaley (Photo/Nassau Co. Police)

No Jail Time For Man Who Killed Nassau County Highway Patrolman On LIE

Three boys growing up without a father joined their widowed mother in a courtroom on Thursday. What they heard angered them and police officers — a plea deal for a drowsy driver who took an officer’s life.

02/21/2013

Carlos Gonzalez shot video of the crash's aftermath as police continue to look for the hit-and-run driver. (credit: CBS 2)

Hit-And-Run Dump Truck Driver Sought In LIE Crash That Injured 3

Carlos Gonzalez is sore and shaken up after being involved in the pile-up. He said it was a chain reaction started by an aggressive dump truck driver, bearing down on other cars before rear-ending one of them.

02/15/2013

Robert Stundis (credit: Suffolk County PD)

Long Island School Bus Driver Faces DWI Sentencing

Robert Stundis, 48, was arrested on Oct. 10 after police pulled him over on the Long Island Expressway after numerous 911 callers noticed a mini-bus swerving in and out of lanes with a blown front tire.

02/15/2013

Plows are seen on the Long Island Expressway on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Exec: We Will Evaluate What Happened On LIE During Blizzard

AAA of New York said more aggressive plowing used in past storms should have been employed over the weekend to keep the Long Island Expressway open and avoid stranding motorists.

02/11/2013

Believe it or not, this is actually a section of the Long Island Expressway, as seen by CBS 2's Chris Wragge on Feb. 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Crews Work To Clear Snow, Ice From L.I.E.

Heavy duty construction trucks have been deployed to try to break up the packed snow and ice that seems to be almost fused to the roadway.

02/10/2013

Suffolk County Cleanup

Neighbors Remain Snowbound Among Unplowed Roads In Suffolk County

The blizzard late Friday and early Saturday left an extensive trail of damage in Suffolk County, and residents were working hard to clean up ahead of the new work week.

02/10/2013

Long Island mother Priscilla Arena reading letters she wrote to her family when she was stranded along L.I.E. (credit: CBS 2)

Mother Trapped In Car On L.I.E During Blizzard Shares ‘Last Words’ To Family

Many drivers wound up spending the night in their cars, waiting for first responders to come to the rescue. Parts of Suffolk County were slammed with up to 30 inches of snow.

02/10/2013

Believe it or not, this is actually a section of the Long Island Expressway, as seen by CBS 2's Chris Wragge on Feb. 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Exits 57-73 Of LIE To Be Closed Sunday For Snow Removal

With the snow still coming down fast and heavy in parts of Long Island early Saturday, some motorists found themselves stranded all night in their cars with the Long Island Expressway shut down.

02/09/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Woman Gives Birth To Baby Girl On Long Island Expressway

A new mother didn’t make it to the hospital, or even an ambulance, early Sunday – instead giving birth to a baby girl in a car on the Long Island Expressway.

01/13/2013

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

Wider Emergency Pull-Off Areas Under Construction On L.I.E.

The $450,000 project was approved after the death of Nassau County highway patrolman Michael Califano. The 44-year-old father of three was killed in during a routine traffic stop in 2011 along a poorly lit stretch of highway when a passing truck smashed into his cruiser.

01/06/2013

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One Person Dead, 3 Injured In Crash On Long Island Expressway

The accident occurred near the 108th Street exit around 4 a.m. Wednesday when the 39-year-old driver of a 2003 Ford Explorer struck the median, police said.

01/02/2013

LIE Crash

Trucking Company That Owned Semi In L.I.E. Crash Has Bad Safety Record

The trucking company that owned the rig blamed for a deadly 35-vehicle pileup on the Long Island Expressway has a blemished safety record.

12/22/2012

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