Long Island Expressway

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

Scene of the Long Island Expressway crash. (credit: Kyle Reitan, WCBS 880)

All Lanes Reopened After Multi-Vehicle Crash On Long Island Expressway

The wreck happened Wednesday in the eastbound lanes where the L.I.E. meets the William Floyd Parkway at exit 68.

12/20/2012

Scene of the Long Island Expressway crash. (credit: Kyle Reitan, WCBS 880)

1 Dead, 33 Hurt In Multi-Vehicle Crash On Long Island Expressway

Part of the Long Island Expressway remained closed in both directions late Wednesday night, several hours after a fiery multi-vehicle crash left a woman dead and nearly three dozen others injured.

12/19/2012

Commuters wait for trains under sign on dispay in Grand Central Station in New York  October 28, 2012 (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman: Service To Be Restored For Straphangers, Half Of Metro-North Customers

Limited commuter rail service on Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road has resumed with limited subway service set to resume Thursday.

10/31/2012

Officer Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Silver Shield Foundation To Give $40K To Kids Of Officer Joseph Olivieri

The foundation says $20,000 each will be given to the 18-year-old son and 21-year-old daughter of Officer Joseph Olivieri, a Nassau County police officer who was struck and killed by a vehicle on the Long Island Expressway.

10/25/2012

Officer Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Thousands Attend Funeral For Nassau County Cop Killed On L.I.E.

It was an emotional goodbye at the funeral for Officer Joseph Olivieri at St. Joseph Church in Ronkonkoma Monday.

10/22/2012

Officer Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Nassau Officer Killed In Action To Be Laid To Rest Monday; Suffolk Police Issue Traffic Advisory

A sea of blue is expected to dominate Ronkonkoma, as a police officer killed on the Long Island Expressway is laid to rest.

10/21/2012

James Ryan is accused of vehicular manslaughter, reckless endangerment and other charges in the crash that resulted in the death of Officer Joseph Olivieri. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver In L.I.E. Crash That Killed Nassau County Cop Released On Bail

Bail was set at $120,000 for 25-year-old James Ryan. He was arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on vehicular manslaughter, reckless endangerment, criminal possession of a control substance, driving while intoxicated and other charges.

10/19/2012

Officer Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Nassau County Police Officer Killed Responding To L.I.E. Wreck In North Hills

Officer Joseph Olivieri was apparently struck after he got out of his patrol car to investigate the accident that closed the eastbound lanes of the expressway.

10/18/2012

2011 Run Against Hunger 10k (credit: John Spring)

Stories From Main Street: Croton-On-Hudson Hosting Harry Chapin Run Against Hunger

More than 30 years after singer-songwriter Harry Chapin died in a car crash on the Long Island Expressway, his music still resonates. His legacy of giving lives on, too.

10/15/2012

Street signs for L.I.E. upgrade (credit: CBS 2)

Upgrade Project Along L.I.E. Will Replace Lighted Signs With Reflective Signs

The sign replacement project will begin at the city line heading east-bound. There will be lane closures as crews work on the upgrades one mile at a time, from 10:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. five nights a week.

09/13/2012

Traffic heading into New York City (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – Thursday Is The New Friday For Traffic

What is the worst day of the week for traffic in the Tri-State area? The answer might surprise you.

09/13/2012

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