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  • MTA Officer Stabbed In Eye; Shoots Suspect Dead

    MTA Officer Stabbed In Eye; Shoots Suspect Dead
    Police arrived to the LIRR station in Queens Wednesday to find that an MTA officer had been stabbed and the suspect was found shot dead at the scene, according to MTA officials and police. The suspect, unprovoked, attacked Officer John Barnett by pulling...
  • 'Lost on Long Island' - Baby boomers abandoned by so-called economic recovery

    'Lost on Long Island' - Baby boomers abandoned by so-called economic recovery
    I know we have become a nation of such short attention spans and long-term addiction to instant gratification that asking viewers to spend even an hour with a documentary that could change the way they see the world is probably a fool's errand. But...
  • East Side Access Project Causes LIRR Service Cancellations, Changes For Next Four Weeks

    East Side Access Project Causes LIRR Service Cancellations, Changes For Next Four Weeks
    It's not the news any commuter wanted to hear, but for some Long Island Railroad customers: it will take more time to get home. The MTA said they notified their affected customers for months through pamphlets, newsletters and announcements regarding...
  • Just What We Need! Nor'easter Brings Blast of Snow, Downing Power Lines

    Just What We Need! Nor'easter Brings Blast of Snow, Downing Power Lines
    A powerful nor'easter slammed the tri-state area with an unexpected jolt of heavy snow that dumped several inches of snow across parts of a region just starting to recover from Superstorm Sandy. High wind warnings were in effect for the region, with...
  • Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Partially Open; LIRR Restored To Long Beach

    Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Partially Open; LIRR Restored To Long Beach
    Closed since it filled with water during superstorm Sandy, The Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel finally opened to general traffic Tuesday afternoon. The tunnel, which allows an average of 49,500 cars to drive from the southern tip of Manhattan to...
  • Penn Station reopens after big power failure

    Penn Station reopens after big power failure
    On the biggest travel day of the year, Penn Station came to a grinding halt for about an hour, with massive crowds desperate to get home on the eve of Thanksgiving. Service has begun to be restored on LIRR, New Jersey Transit and Amtrak after a power...
  • PATH, LIRR Back On Track For Monday Morning Rush

    PATH, LIRR Back On Track For Monday Morning Rush
    PATH Train service between Lower Manhattan and New Jersey resumes Monday, as will service on the Long Island Rail Road's Long Beach branch. As of 5 a.m. Monday, PATH trains will be making stops at the following stations: Newark, Harrison, Journal Square,...
  • Improvements Promised for LIRR Commuters

    Improvements Promised for LIRR Commuters
    Problems have cleared up for most Subway and bus riders in New York City. But commuting on the Long Island Rail Road continues to be a nightmare since the storm. The reason is that train travel through the East River tunnels has been cut back this month...
  • How To Navigate Through Holiday Gridlock Traffic

    How To Navigate Through Holiday Gridlock Traffic
    A per tradition, the famous Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place tonight. Also per tradition is the traffic that follows. 'Gridlock Sam' spoke with PIX11's Lisa Mateo about how to navigate through the worst of the standstills. In...
  • Cement Truck Collides With School Bus Leaving One Dead, Several Injured

    Cement Truck Collides With School Bus Leaving One Dead, Several Injured
    An accident between a school bus and a cement truck in Nassau County has killed one person and left multiple people injured, according to police. The collision occurred around 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon at the intersection of Oyster Bay Rd. and...
  • Assault And Possible Abduction At LIRR Station [VIDEO]

    Assault And Possible Abduction At LIRR Station [VIDEO]
    Police are looking for a man caught by surveillance cameras brutally assaulting and possibly abducting a woman outside the LIRR Ronkonkoma station Sunday morning. The incident occurred just after 7:40 a.m. when the woman got off the train. The man can be...