MTA Police

Bernard Jenkins, 58, is charged with stealing copper cable multiple times from the Long Island Rail Road system. (Credit: MTA Police)

Police: Man Stole Copper From LIRR Tracks, Snagged Thursday Morning Commute

A Hicksville man was charged Friday with stealing copper cable that belonged to the Long Island Rail Road eight different times this month.

10/31/2014

LIRR ticket machine. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

MTA: Skimming Devices Spotted On LIRR Ticket Machines In Baldwin

Metropolitan Transportation Authority police on Monday were reminding Long Island Rail Road customers to watch out while buying tickets at vending machines.

04/07/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau County & MTA Police Team Up To Combat Anti-Semitism In Five Towns

Authorities say the move comes following 11 separate incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti appearing on three LIRR station platforms in Five Towns over the last year.

01/29/2014

Long Island Rail Road ticket machine. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

LIRR Ticket Machine Scam Leaves Riders Shocked

Long Island Rail Road riders were shocked Saturday morning, following revelations that tiny video cameras were discovered hidden on ticket vending machines.

10/19/2013

A New York Police Department officer inspects a man's bag in Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan on April 15, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Increasing Security At Prominent Locations Following Boston Marathon Blasts

NYPD Deputy Police Commissioner Paul Browne said the city is stepping up security at hotels and other prominent locations through deployment of the NYPD’s critical response vehicles.

04/15/2013

Twitter User @NovusDeum posted this photo of the aftermath of a train striking a car on Long Island on Jan. 22, 2013. (credit: Twitter.com/NovusDeum)

2 Dead After LIRR Work Train Strikes Car At Crossing In Brentwood

The incident took place shortly after 10 a.m. The equipment train, which doesn’t carry passengers, was heading east when it hit the car at the Second Avenue crossing.

01/22/2013

(credit: MTA Police)

Police: Woman Dragged, Assaulted Near LIRR’s Ronkonkoma Station Is Safe

A woman caught on surveillance video apparently being beaten and abducted last week at the Ronkonkoma Long Island Rail Road station has come forward and is safe, police said.

03/12/2012

(credit: MTA Police)

Video Shows Woman Being Dragged, Assaulted Near LIRR’s Ronkonkoma Station

Witnesses told authorities that the suspect placed the victim over his shoulder and threw her into the back of a light silver 4-door Nissan Altima — either late 1990′s or early 2000′s model.

03/09/2012

Metro-North Railroad station - Westport, CT - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Electronics Thefts Up On Metro-North Railroad

While major crimes like robberies and assaults are down, Metro-North is reporting a jump in the theft of electronics.

10/18/2011

Train Hopping Dog (credit: Long Island Veterinary Specialists)

Long Island Veterinarians Look To Find Owner Of Train Hopping Dog

Passengers said the dog hopped on a train in Wyandanch on Tuesday night. The Long Island Veterinary Specialists say the canine had no ID chip and believe it may have just gotten lost.

04/13/2011