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Long Island Expressway

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  • LI Expressway Reopened After Tanker Explodes

    LI Expressway Reopened  After Tanker Explodes
    Police say all lanes of New York's Long Island Expressway have reopened a day after a fuel truck flipped and exploded on the highway, killing the driver. The eastbound lanes of the highway that connects the suburbs to New York City remained closed...
  • Suffolk Sheriffs Take Over Patrol; Less People Ticketed

    Suffolk Sheriffs Take Over Patrol; Less People Ticketed
    If you've noticed less flashing lights on the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway in Suffolk County you may not be alone. Since the Sheriff's Department took over patrols of the two roadways, the amount of tickets written has plummeted 63%....
  • Car Goes Airborne, Crashes Into 2 Homes, Bursts Into Flames

    Car Goes Airborne, Crashes Into 2 Homes, Bursts Into Flames
    A car went airborne, crashed into two houses and bursted into flames early Thursday morning in Flushing, Queens. At approximately 12:40 a.m., the driver of a 2009 Toyota Camry was traveling at a high speed eastbound on Horace Harding Expressway when he...
  • Naked Man Nabbed on the Long Island Expressway

    Naked Man Nabbed on the Long Island Expressway
    Suffolk officials nabbed a man who apparently liked to stand on the side of the Long Island Expressway wearing nothing but a smile. Authorities on Thursday arrested Joseph Gagliano of Yaphank, after receiving multiple phone calls over the past week and a...
  • LI Man Convicted In DWI Crash That Paralyzed Cop

    LI Man Convicted In DWI Crash That Paralyzed Cop
    A Long Island man accused of getting behind the wheel while intoxicated and then slamming his Mercedes-Benz into the back of a parked police car - causing severe injuries to the officer inside - has been convicted of driving while intoxicated, assault and...
  • "Miracle Baby" Survives 50 Feet Toss Across Long Island Expressway

    "Miracle Baby" Survives 50 Feet Toss Across Long Island Expressway
    A man carrying his 2-year-old son was struck by a minivan while attempting to cross the Long Island Expressway Tuesday night, sending the toddler flying nearly 50 feet across the roadway, PIX News has learned. According to the Suffolk County Sheriffs...
  • 17 TV's Stolen from LI Hotel at Gunpoint

    17 TV's Stolen from LI Hotel at Gunpoint
    A security guard was held at gunpoint while robbers wearing bandannas stole 17 plasma televisions from a Jericho hotel under construction, Nassau police said. Around 12:05 a.m. Saturday, the 52-year-old security guard was patrolling the west exterior...
  • Early Three-Alarm Building Fire In Queens

    Early Three-Alarm Building Fire In Queens
    An early morning three-alarm fire broke out in Queens Tuesday morning. At 6am, firefighters arrived at a two-story brick commercial building at 50-10 27 Street in Long Island City. Fire officials declared the blaze three-alarms by 6:23am. Billowing...
  • Suffolk Cop Car Struck By Alleged Drunk Driver

    Suffolk Cop Car Struck By Alleged Drunk Driver
    A Suffolk County Highway Patrol Officer is lucky to be alive after being hit by a suspected drunk driver. The man who hit him remains in critical condition and will most likely face criminal charges. The rear of the Suffolk Highway police cruiser was...
  • Flooding Spurs Emergency Calls On Long Island

    Flooding Spurs Emergency Calls On Long Island
    Police say severe flooding that had stranded some motorists on a number of suburban New York roadways has receded. Nassau County police say that as of 4 a.m. Monday, no motorists were stuck in their vehicles. Police had received at least a dozen...
  • LI Cops: Murder Suspect Committed Suicide During Police Chase

    A man is accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death before fatally shooting a friend and leading police on a chase which ultimately ended in his death, according to Suffolk County police. The incident unfolded around 2:30 a.m. when someone on Atlantic...