Michael Califano

John Kaley (Photo/Nassau Co. Police)

No Jail Time For Man Who Killed Nassau County Highway Patrolman On LIE

Three boys growing up without a father joined their widowed mother in a courtroom on Thursday. What they heard angered them and police officers — a plea deal for a drowsy driver who took an officer’s life.

02/21/2013

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

Police Officer Michael Califano (Photo/Nassau County Police)

10 Emergency Pull-Off Areas Coming To LIE In Wake Of Nassau Cop’s Death

The federal study of the 7.2 mile stretch was called for after the death of Officer Michael Califano, a highway patrolman from Wantagh who was killed by a truck during a routine stop at night in early February of 2011.

07/09/2012

CBS 2's Lou Young

Through A New York Eye: CBS 2’s Lou Young Looks Back On 2011

The eye remembers the strangest things; Like news itself, not always the most important or profound.

01/02/2012

Police Officer Michael Califano (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Feds Strongly Recommend Safety Upgrade For Stretch Of LIE After Cop’s Death

There is danger on one of the most heavily traveled roads in America. A federal study out Thursday recommends a 7.2-mile stretch of the Long Island Expressway undergo immediate safety changes.

10/06/2011

Police Officer Michael Califano (Photo/Nassau County Police)

LI Officers Mourn For Losing ‘One Of Our Best’

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Officers are still in shock after a Long Island police officer was struck and killed on the Long Island Expressway on Friday night. Officer Michael Califano pulled over on the […]

02/06/2011