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Justin Timberlake (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

Justin Timberlake Searching For Couple Who Got Engaged On LIRR Train

The singer released a new video for his song, Not A Bad Thing, in hopes of locating the anonymous couple as part of a mini documentary about finding love.

03/21/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Another Presidential Emergency Board Called To Help Avert LIRR Strike

President Barack Obama has appointed a second Presidential Emergency Board to help resolve a labor dispute between the Long Island Rail Road and some of its employees.

03/20/2014

Aftermath of the fatal Metro-North Railroad derailment, as seen from Chopper 880 on Dec. 2, 2013. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

MTA To Install Cameras, Audio Recorders On Metro-North, LIRR Trains

The move is in response to safety recommendations put forward by the National Transportation Safety Board following a December derailment that killed four people in the Bronx.

03/19/2014

People board an Amtrak train at Penn Station (file/credit: Getty Images)

Amtrak Seeks To Reinvest Northeast Corridor Revenues Into Rail Line In New Budget

Amtrak has big plans to improve service on the Northeast Corridor, but said Congress has to get on board first.

03/19/2014

Alyssa Marie Fox (CBS 2)

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

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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

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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

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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

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