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Hicksville Robbery Suspect

Hicksville Store Clerk Foils Robber Despite Serious Injury

A Hicksville store clerk was attacked in a brazen slashing and robbery at a mini-mart across from a Long Island Rail Road station, but what happened next had people calling the victim a hero.

02/21/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Track Problems Snag LIRR Trains During Evening Rush

A track condition at Penn Station caused major delays on the Long Island Rail Road during the Friday evening rush.

02/21/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

LIRR Workers Delay Possible Strike, Fresh Negotiations Coming

The March 21 strike threat is on hold until July 20 as union members and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority agree to more talks with a federal arbitrator in Washington.

02/21/2014

Mug shots of the suspects arrested in an alleged LIRR copper theft scheme (credit: Handout/Nassau County District Attorney’s Office)

Final Ex-LIRR Worker Sentenced In Copper Theft Scheme

The prosecutor had sought 90 days in jail. But the judge said Michael Carsten, 27, should get on with his life and sentenced him Tuesday to a one-year conditional discharge, plus a fine and restitution.

02/18/2014

Metro-North train at the Noroton Heights station on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Metro-North, LIRR Commuters Face Rough Trips To Work And Back

The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.

02/14/2014

People board MTA bus after on the Lower East Side after snowstorm Feb. 5 (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Traffic And Transit Info On Cancellations, Delays Due To Nor’easter

Heavy snow, wind and rain wreaked havoc on area roads and mass transit Thursday.

02/14/2014

A doorman removes snow from a sidewalk on February 13, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Winter Storm To Dump More Snow As It Enters Day 2

Another winter storm has battered the Tri-State, and could dump another 6 inches of heavy, wet snow by the time it’s all over.

02/13/2014

(Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Tri-State Guide To Planes, Trains & Automobiles: Winter Storm Edition

The first major winter storm of 2014 is making a mess of the roads and is already causing major travel delays.

CBS New York–02/13/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Cedarhurst Yeshiva Student Accused Of Scrawling Anti-Semitic Graffiti On LIRR

A teenager from Queens was charged Thursday with scrawling anti-Semitic graffiti on a Long Island Rail Road station in Cedarhurst at least eight different times.

02/06/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

LIRR’s Largest Union Votes To Approve Strike

A labor stoppage could come on March 21 unless an agreement is reached on a new three-year contract or the Metropolitan Transportation Authority asks the White House to intervene with a second Presidential Emergency Board.

02/06/2014

Long Island Snow Fatigue

Falling Trees, Dangerous Roads Leave Long Island Residents In Despair

Snow, sleet and ice took down trees, left intersections flooded with slushy muck, and had residents fit to be tied on Long Island Wednesday.

02/05/2014

Snow And Ice Storm Preps

Snow, Ice Disrupts LIRR Service, Makes For Slick Driving

A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.

02/05/2014

A man swipes his MetroCard at the Union Square in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman Warns Of Possible 12 Percent Fare Hike Next Year

MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast said issues between the agency and labor unions could result in an almost 12 percent fare hike next year, three times more than planned.

01/31/2014

Third Rail Problem In East River Tunnel Causes LIRR Service Disruptions (CBS 2)

LIRR, NJ TRANSIT Service Restored Following Delays, Canceled Trains

The LIRR said customers should expect canceled trains and delays during the evening rush hour.

01/29/2014

Eric Albrecht, left, suffered serious injuries when he was struck by an LIRR train. (Photo: Handout)

Teen Wearing Headphones Struck By LIRR Train Doing Nearly 60 MPH

Some East End students continued to walk along railroad tracks listening to loud music just a day after a classmate, also wearing earphones, had a brush with death.

01/28/2014

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