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A Long Island Rail Road train (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

MTA, LIRR Union Contract Talks Stall As Potential Strike Date Nears

MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast will travel to Washington on Wednesday to ask Congress what its intentions are if an agreement is not reached by the July 20 deadline.

07/08/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

With Potential LIRR Strike Looming, Cuomo Says He Can’t Get Involved

Contract talks are expected to resume Tuesday afternoon between the MTA and LIRR union workers.

07/07/2014

Police investigate a shooting near the Verrazano Bridge toll plaza on July 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Carjacking Suspect Sought After Shooting Near Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

It happened around 1:15 a.m. on the Staten Island-bound side of the toll plaza.

07/07/2014

Metro-North Railroad Train (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Train Hits Tree On Tracks In Bethel, Conn.

It was a rough ride Thursday night from some Metro-North New Haven Line passengers, when a northbound train slammed into a tree that had fallen onto the tracks.

07/03/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

MTA, LIRR Contract Talks Set Resume Next Week As L.I. Lawmakers Call On Cuomo To Intervene

The latest round of talks last week ended with no compromise in sight and both sides have blamed the other for the stalemate.

07/02/2014

FILE -- New York City traffic. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Roads, Rails Expected To Be Packed For July Fourth Weekend Getaway

About 41 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles or more.

07/02/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Brookhaven Town Officials To Sue Over Contaminated LIRR Yard

Town of Brookhaven officials announced Tuesday that they will take legal action against the Long Island Rail Road to clean up a shuttered yard full of toxic chemicals in East Yaphank.

07/01/2014

FILE -- A man performs acrobatic tricks on the subway while passengers watch (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD To Subway Acrobats: Sit Down

So far this year, police have arrested more than 240 people on misdemeanor charges related to acrobatics. This time last year, police had made fewer than 40 such arrests.

07/01/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

Contract Talks Between MTA, LIRR Unions End With No Compromise

Commuters are bracing for the worst after the latest round of contract talks between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Long Island Rail Road union workers ended with no compromise in sight.

06/27/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

LIRR Workers Turn Up The Pressure On The MTA At Massapequa Labor Rally

LIRR unions tried to ramp up the pressure on the MTA at a labor rally in Massapequa on Saturday.

06/21/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

MTA Releases Strike Contingency Plan For LIRR Commuters

In the event of a walkout, shuttle bus service will be provided from six LIRR stations to subway stations in New York City.

06/20/2014

Police said a suspicious package (pictured) found near the Fairfield station and caused up to two hour delays on Metro-North's New Haven Line turned out to be a school project. (credit: Fairfield Police Department)

Package That Affected Metro-North Trains In Fairfield Was School Project

Fairfield police say the suspicious package that caused delays of up to two hours on Metro-North’s New Haven Line turned out to be a school project.

06/20/2014

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Travel Guide To New York City

This handy guide to New York City can help you plan out your trip and serve as a reference to the city’s top attractions along with food and lodging recommendations.

06/19/2014

FILE - People ride the subway into Manhattan during the morning commute. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Service Briefly Disrupted Across Entire NYC Subway System Due To Power Dip

At around 9:45 a.m., Con Ed said it experienced a “system voltage dip,” similar to a brownout.

06/18/2014

MTA Logo  (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MTA Warns Customers Of Possible Lost And Found Scam

The agency warned not to provide credit card information to third-party websites that solicit unofficial lost property reports.

06/12/2014

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