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New York State Thruway Cops Cracking Down On Drivers Using Cell Phones

Operation Hang Up, which resulted in a thousand tickets during last year’s blitz, is back.

09/26/2011

Bronx River Parkway in Greenburgh, NY (credit: Debra Brookes)

NY Suburbs Of Dutchess, Rockland, Westchester Counties Not Spared From Irene’s Wrath

Tropical Storm Irene dumped barrels of water on Dutchess, Rockland and Westchester counties, knocking out power, flooding roads and even causing injuries and one fatality.

08/28/2011

Workers evaluate the scene where a tractor-trailer crashed into a tour bus carrying about 50 people on the New York State Thruway in Waterloo, N.Y., Friday, July 22, 2011. (credit: David Duprey/AP)

At Least One Dead, 30 Injured When New York City-Bound Tour Bus Crashes In Waterloo

The tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer, and both vehicles erupted in flame. The driver of the truck was killed. Some of the injured were airlifted to area hospitals.

07/22/2011

Saddle River flooding (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Thunderstorms Pose Flood Threat For Tri-State Area

The flood waters from Thursday’s storms have finally started receding, but as residents assess the damage, another round of storms could bring even more flooding to the region.

06/24/2011

Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

New Bridge Could Bring South Nyack Back Together With ‘Lid’ Park

South Nyack was separated by the New York State Thruway when the Tappan Zee Bridge was built in the 1950s.

05/27/2011

A New York State Thruway toll plaza - Buffalo, NY - File / Photo: AP

State Troopers To Watch For Motorists Using Cell Phones On NY Thruway

The New York State Thruway Authority said a year ago in their crackdown on phones and gadgets at the wheel, troopers handed out nearly 900 tickets just on the Thruway in a few days.

04/07/2011

Volunteer firefighters help stranded motorists on the Thruway. (credit: CBS 2)

Snow Storm On NYS Thruway Leaves Many Stranded

Even though the area is used to heavy winter weather, some motorists were stuck for nearly 24 hours.

12/03/2010

Hundreds of motorists were stranded on a snowy NYS Thruway in Buffalo (file/credit: NYS Thruway Authority)

Hundreds Of Motorists Stranded On Snowy Thruway Upstate

Authorities say a section of the New York State Thruway near Buffalo remains closed after a lake-effect snow storm strands hundreds of motorists who spent the night in their vehicles.

CBS New York–12/02/2010

Bronx Van Crash Victims (Photo/CBS 2)

Church Mourns Members Killed in Bronx Van Crash

A rousing service of prayer was held in Baychester to celebrate the lives of the six people killed in Saturday’s church van crash on the New York State Thruway.

09/21/2010

Church members turn to prayer after the fatal van crash. (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Church To Hold Vigil For Crash Victims

Bishop Simon White, his wife and four other church leaders were killed when the van they were riding in blew a tire and rolled over on the New York State Thruway.

09/20/2010

Church members turn to prayer after the fatal van crash. (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Church Members Remember Those Lost In Crash

There were prayers and tears on Sunday night at the Bronx Church that lost its bishop, his wife and four others members in a tragic crash on the New York State Thruway.

09/19/2010

A passenger van carrying members of a church flipped over on the New York State Thruway on Saturday, killing at least six people and injuring eight others, authorities said. (Photo Credit: Patrick F. Conan Schneider to 1010WINS)

Authorities: 6 Dead In Church Van Crash In NY

At least six people have died and more were injured when a minivan carrying members from a church crashed on the New York State Thruway, about five miles north of the Woodbury Common shopping mall.

09/18/2010

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