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L.I. Woman Meets With ‘Guardian Angels’ Who Saved Her From Burning Car

A woman who was injured in a fiery car crash on Long Island met with her two rescuers Tuesday, they are forever united after the harrowing experience.

03/11/2014

FILE -- Passengers board LIRR train in Hicksville, Long Island. (file/credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fatal Accident Causes Service Disruptions On 3 LIRR Lines

Service was suspended for about two hours Tuesday morning between Huntington and Hicksville after the LIRR said an unauthorized person was struck by a train.

03/11/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Neighbors Worry About Risks From Old, Contaminated LIRR Yard

Residents have demanded a full cleanup of a shuttered and contaminated Long Island Rail Road yard in East Yaphank.

03/10/2014

Shirley Findel (credit: Handout)

LIRR Pension Mistake Could Cost Widow Nearly $27,000

MTA officials told Shirley Findel, who now lives in Port Richey, Fla., that she and her husband received extra money every month for nearly two decades because of a “processing error’.”

03/06/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

3 Years, 4 Months In Prison For Former LIRR Foreman In Disability Fraud Scheme

A former Long Island Rail Road train maintenance foreman was sentenced to more than three years in prison Wednesday for his role in a disability claims scheme at the railroad.

03/05/2014

FILE -- Passengers board LIRR train in Hicksville, Long Island. (file/credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

8 Years In Prison For Doctor In LIRR Fraud Scheme

An orthopedist was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday for scheming to help Long Island Rail Road employees receive disability payments by exaggerating or making up ailments.

02/21/2014

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

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

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