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Motorcyclist Jeffrey Divine was killed in a crash on the Taconic State Parkway on Aug. 30, 2015. (Credit: Handout)

After Fatal Putnam Crash, Assemblyman Wants Review Of Parkway Exit And Entrance Ramps

Just after 3:30 a.m. Sunday, an SUV driving south on the northbound side of the Taconic State Parkway in Carmel, in Putnam County, struck and killed a motorcyclist, Jeffrey Divine, 22, police said.

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An accident on the Taconic Parkway during snow on Nov. 26, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Thanksgiving Travelers Across Tri-State Fight Through Rain, Snow

One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year poses special challenges as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contend with a nor’easter packing rain and snow.


Diane Schuler (credit: Handout)

Settlements Reached In 4 Taconic Parkway Wrong-Way Crash Lawsuits

Settlements have been reached in four lawsuits stemming from a wrong-way minivan crash that killed eight people on a parkway, a lawyer said.


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Police: Wrong-Way Driver Killed In Taconic State Parkway Crash Was Drunk

A wrong-way driver had a blood alcohol level of four times the legal limit when she slammed into another vehicle and died on the Taconic State Parkway this past weekend, authorities said Wednesday.


Scenic road in Upstate New York (credit: Thinkstock)

Weekend Getaway: The Greatest Scenic Drives In N.Y. State

New York State’s highways and byways are chock full of scenic vistas and natural wonders. Explore them this summer.


Amanda Kloehr is using her own near-death experience with distracted driving to educated others of its dangers. (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Uses Near-Death Experience To Discourage Distracted Driving

Drivers on area highways and parkways are being forced to put down their phones and focus on the road. Amanda Kloehr is someone who knows the consequences of distracted driving all too well and is trying to do something about it.


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Former NYPD Officer Eddy Coello Convicted Of Strangling Wife

A former NYPD officer was convicted Monday of strangling his wife, whose body was found in the woods in Westchester County.

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A car navigates a snowy street. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Frustrated Motorists Stuck On Taconic Parkway For 12 Hours

Dimitra Richardson, 82, and her son are now back home safe and sound in Malverne, but believe authorities were caught completely off-guard by the weekend snowstorm.


Diane Schuler (credit: Handout)

Report: Daniel Schuler Sues State, Brother-In-Law, 2 Years After Taconic Crash

Two years ago, Diane Schuler was driving her family home when she went the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway, crashing into an SUV killing herself and seven others — including her daughter and three nieces.


Wreckage from the 2009 wrong-way crash on the Taconic State Parkway (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

New Book Looks At Tragic 2009 Taconic State Parkway Crash

The book “Taconic Tragedy: A Son’s Search for the Truth” by Michael Bastardi Jr., explores what happened that July day and what followed.


It's not quite the volume of snow dumped by the post-Christmas blizzard, but it was enough to make driving a challenge Friday in Westchester County. (credit: CBS 2)

Snow Slowing Drivers On Westchester, Putnam Roads

The plows were already out in Westchester trying to keep multiple lanes open, but in the northern reaches of the County Friday afternoon, they were losing the battle.