Van Wyck Expressway

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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

Imam Al-Khoei Foundation Building (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Investigate Possible Fire Attack At Queens Islamic Center

The FDNY says a blaze outside the Imam Al-Khoei Foundation building in Queens was brought under control quickly Sunday night.

01/01/2012

Hutchinson River Parkway near Scarsdale, NY - Dec 2, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Tri-State Area Has Some Of America’s Most Unreliable Roads

The Cross Bronx Expressway and the Van Wyck Expressway are reliably awful, but some of the New York City area roadways are, according to the Texas Transportation Institute, reliably unreliable when it comes to traffic jams.

12/02/2011

In this Friday, July 4, 2008 file photograph, lifeguards in Wildwood, N.J., watch people playing in the Atlantic Ocean. (credit: Mel Evans,file/AP)

Hitting The Beach This Memorial Day, Gridlock Sam Offers Travel Tips

Ready! Set! Travel! (Right now, if possible.)

05/26/2011

Boy Reunited With Family

Boy Reunited With Family After Car Thief Takes Him Along For The Ride

A young boy was reunited with his family after a terrifying ride in Queens on Friday.

04/02/2011

NYPD: Transit Impostor Took Bus On Joyride To JFK

A Manhattan man with a reputation for impersonating transit workers and stealing subway trains is apparently up to his old tricks.

09/01/2010

3 Killed In Motorcycle Crashes In Manhattan, Queens

Three people riding motorcycles have died in two separate accidents in New York City.

08/23/2010

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