Long Island Rail Road
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.
A track condition at Penn Station caused major delays on the Long Island Rail Road during the Friday evening rush.
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.
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.
The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.
Heavy snow, wind and rain wreaked havoc on area roads and mass transit Thursday.
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.
The first major winter storm of 2014 is making a mess of the roads and is already causing major travel delays.
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.
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.
Snow, sleet and ice took down trees, left intersections flooded with slushy muck, and had residents fit to be tied on Long Island Wednesday.
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.
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.
The LIRR said customers should expect canceled trains and delays during the evening rush hour.
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.