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Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Data Shows More Traffic Delays In NYC, Fairfield County

The company behind the INRIX smartphone traffic app for years has reported that New York and Bridgeport are in the top ten among all U.S. cities when it comes to traffic congestion.

03/06/2014

Person sought by police in connection with robbery at La Quinta Hotel in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Police Seek 2 In Connection With Armed Hotel Robbery

Police are asking for help in identifying two men in connection with an armed robbery at the La Quinta Hotel on the Van Wyck Expressway.

12/02/2013

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Man Charged In Hit-And-Run Accident That Killed Woman In Queens

A suspect has been arrested and charged in a hit-and-run accident that left a woman dead on the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens.

07/28/2013

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Truck Strikes, Kills Woman In Hit-And-Run On Van Wyck Expressway

Police on Saturday morning were searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a woman on the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens.

07/27/2013

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Woman Found Dead Near JFK Remains Unidentified

Police on Monday were asking for help from the public in identifying a woman who was found dead at an expressway junction near John F. Kennedy International Airport.

06/24/2013

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Body Found At Expressway Junction Near JFK

The decomposed body of an unidentified woman was found late Friday at the junction of the Van Wyck Expressway and the Belt Parkway near John F. Kennedy International Airport.

06/22/2013

Vehicles on the George Washington Bridge on May 27, 2013, Memorial Day (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Port Authority Reports Decline In Car Crashes

The agency says the decrease reflects a program that was established in 1998 to reduce motor vehicle accidents.

06/11/2013

Cars in traffic on the ramp to the Henry Hudson Parkway at the George Washington Bridge (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: New Yorkers Lost 50 Hours In Traffic In 2012

New York is among the most congested cities in America and one of its highways the worst road for traffic in the country, according to a new study.

04/25/2013

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Prosecutors: Wrong-Way Driver Was Drunk When He Hit Van Full Of Teens

A tow truck driver from Baltimore has been hit with serious charges, after he allegedly drove drunk and caused a wrong-way crash into a van full of teenagers on the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens.

03/25/2013

JFK Hotel Robbers

Police Seek Robbers Who Held Up 3 Hotels Near JFK

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding two suspects wanted for holding up three hotels near John F. Kennedy International Airport since December.

02/06/2013

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Family Of Queens Man Alexander Martinez, Begs For Hit And Run Driver To Come Forward

The family of a Queens man who was killed in a hit and run on his birthday is making a desperate plea for his killer to come forward.

09/26/2012

Traffic heading into New York City (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Your Future Commute – Thursday Is The New Friday For Traffic

What is the worst day of the week for traffic in the Tri-State area? The answer might surprise you.

09/13/2012

Scene Of Car Accident In Jamaica, Queens (Credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Early-Morning Car Accident In Queens Leaves Five People, Including Two Children, Dead

When the SUV finally stopped rolling over, the bodies of four people laid outside on the street, and the fifth person died inside the car. Two of the deceased victims were an eight-year-old girl and a nine-year-old boy.

07/22/2012

Zackary Nazario was found more than a mile away from his home on Thursday, June 21, 2012 after disappearing seven hours earlier in Queens (credit: CBS 2)

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy From Queens Found Safe More Than A Mile From Home

Zackary Nazario was last seen inside his family’s Rockaway Boulevard home just before 1 a.m. Thursday. He wasn’t wearing a shirt and had on only underwear when he went missing, police said.

06/21/2012

Traffic on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Study: New York City Ranks Fourth For Worst Traffic; Congestion Down Across USA

Do you think you have it bad stuck in traffic in New York City? Well, it could be worse. You could be in Honolulu.

05/22/2012

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