Northern State Parkway

Dozens of drivers were left with flat tires during heavy rains on the Northern State Parkway on Long Island, on Saturday, Nov. 1. (Credit: CBS2)

Heavy Rains, Potholes On Northern State Parkway Leave Dozens Of Tires Flat

Dozens of frustrated drivers found themselves stranded on the side of the road with flat tires during this past weekend’s heavy rainfall.

11/03/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police Beef Up Patrols After Recent Rash Of Burglaries In Nassau County

Police have reported nearly 30 recent break-ins, mostly south of the Northern State Parkway from Manhasset Hills east to Roslyn Heights around Shelter Rock and Searingtown roads.

10/30/2014

Cars stranded on the Northern State Parkway in Jericho on August 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Storm Of Historic Proportions’ Dumps 13 Inches Of Rain In Some Spots Of LI

A storm that dumped nearly an entire summer’s worth of rain in parts of the Tri-State area caused major flooding in some spots, stranding motorists and snarling the morning commute.

08/13/2014

Dina Lohan appears with her attorney at Nassau County District Court in Hempstead on April 15, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Lindsay Lohan’s Mother Avoids Jail In Drunken Driving Case

A judge Tuesday ordered Dina Lohan to pay over $3,000 in fines and fees. She’ll also perform 100 hours of community service and participate in a drunken driving program.

06/03/2014

A pothole on Long Island (file/credit: Mike Xiriniachs/WCBS 880)

More Than $100-Million In Road Repairs Set To Begin On Long Island

Repairs will include removing the worn top layer of pavement from travel lanes and shoulders, repairing the base asphalt, improving drainage and installing new a new asphalt surface.

05/11/2014

Long Island Police Impersonator

Police Impersonator On The Loose On Long Island Roads

Authorities on Long Island said a police impersonator was on the loose Wednesday, trying to pull over drivers on major roads.

04/30/2014

Northern State Parkway Tree Fall

Tree Crashes Onto Northern State Parkway

A huge tree crashed onto the busy Northern State Parkway on Long Island Sunday, causing a major traffic nightmare.

09/01/2013

An overpass on the Northern State Parkway - April 25, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

New York State Considers New Ways To Keep Trucks Off Parkways

A state DOT task force will consider solutions to the problem next month.

04/25/2013

State highway construction project in Melville, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Fed Up With Long-Term State Highway Project On Long Island

One woman said all the shaking and rattling from the ongoing construction project has cracked the foundation of her home.

09/13/2012

New signage on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 4, 2011 (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

New Long Island Expressway Signs Display Distance Times

Have you ever heard the calls of “Are we there yet?” from your children while you’re driving on the Long Island Expressway? Well, now you can give them an answer.

10/04/2011

Taylor Cavalieri (photo via Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

L.I. Couple Arrested Under Social Host Law Months After Teen’s Death

Police said the teen stumbled away from the Dix Hills house party with alcohol in her system and was struck and killed as she tried to walk across the nearby parkway.

09/22/2011

Sunrise Highway (Photo/Doug Kerr via Flickr)

Sayville Man Arrested In DWI Wrong-Way Crash

Suffolk County police said they arrested Scott Coutts, who was driving eastbound on the westbound lanes of the Sunrise Highway Service Road before striking an SUV.

01/16/2011

The Northern State Parkway Logo

L.I. Road Signs Being Checked After Wrong-Way Driving

New York transportation officials will inspect all 450 entrance and exit ramps on Long Island following a wave of wrong-way drunken driving arrests.

01/11/2011

Dix Hills Crash (credit: CBS 2)

Snow And Cold Lead To Treacherous Road Conditions

Police and emergency responders have been busy all night on Long Island. Slick, icy road conditions are to blame. The thin coating of wet snow and temperatures in the low 20s led to accidents.

12/14/2010

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Long Island Police Make 2 More Wrong-Way DWI Arrests

The arrests are the fourth and fifth incidents of wrong-way driving in a month. Unlike the other incidents, however, neither arrest early Thursday involved accidents or injuries.

12/09/2010

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