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Long Island Expressway

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  • Husband Admits to Strangling Wife, Covering Up His Tracks

    Husband Admits to Strangling Wife, Covering Up His Tracks
    A Long Island man -- who staged an elaborate scam to make it seem as though his wife had been carjacked -- pleaded guilty Thursday to strangling her to death inside their Bethpage apartment before dumping her body in a wooded area off the Long Island...
  • Man Arrested For Murder Of Missing Woman, Whose Body Was Dumped Near LIE

    Man Arrested For Murder Of Missing Woman, Whose Body Was Dumped Near LIE
    Suffolk County Police have arrested a man in the murder of a Long Island woman who suspiciously vanished in March, and whose body was discovered just off the Long Island Expressway. Chad Johnson was charged with the second-degree murder for the death...
  • Maserati Clocked at 110+ mph with Drunk Driver at the Wheel

    Maserati Clocked at 110+ mph… with Drunk Driver at the Wheel
    A Long Island man was busted driving drunk early Wednesday after police spotted him rocketing along the Long Island Expressway in a 2005 Maserati – at more than 110 mph. The coupe was clocked rocketing westbound on the LIE at 113 mph Wednesday morning,...
  • LI Man Gets 18 Years To Life For Wife's Murder

    LI Man Gets 18 Years To Life For Wife's Murder
    They may never have closure, but Leah Walsh's family got their day in court as her killer husband was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison. Leah's father Howard Hirschel described William Walsh as a monster. "His whole purpose was to save his own...
  • Car Driving Against Traffic On LIE Slams Into Super Shuttle

    Car Driving Against Traffic On LIE Slams Into Super Shuttle
    A man driving his Mercedes-Benz against traffic on the Long Island Expressway slammed into an airport shuttle van just after 6 a.m. Monday. Dave Richards, 30, of Hempstead, was drunk and speeding when he crashed near the Kissena Boulevard exit while...
  • 'Wrong Way' Crash Victim Loses Leg

    'Wrong Way' Crash Victim Loses Leg
    The airport shuttle driver who was hit on the Long Island Expressway, by a drunk driver heading the wrong way on July 5, had his right leg amputated today at New York Hospital- Queens. PIX 11 News has learned 65 year old John Rey has been battling...
  • 'Wrong Way' Crash Victim Dies

    'Wrong Way' Crash Victim Dies
    The airport shuttle driver who was hit by a "wrong way" drunk driver on the Long Island Expressway on July 5 has died from his injuries, PIX 11 News has learned. John Rey, 65, of Greenlawn died in the Intensive Care unit at New York Hospital-Queens at...
  • Increase In Truck Traffic May Spell Trouble For LIE's Future

    Increase In Truck Traffic May Spell Trouble For LIE's Future
    As the 'Smokey And The Bandit' theme song goes, "eastbound and down, loaded up and truckin," so goes the crowded Long Island Expressway. According to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, some 20,000 trucks rock and roll through the jammed...
  • Officials Looking to Reduce Traffic on the LIE

    Officials Looking to Reduce Traffic on the LIE
    For those who battle traffic on the Long Island Expressway you know just how frustrating it can be. However, good news is on the horizon and apparently it's coming fast. Federal stimulus dollars are being used right now, that could reduce traffic on...
  • Tractor Trailer Overturns On LIE, Bursts Into Flames

    Tractor Trailer Overturns On LIE, Bursts Into Flames
    Rush hour commuters may find their travel to and from Long Island extremely delayed Thursday morning. At about 5:15 a.m., a tractor trailer travelling eastbound overturned and burst into flames on Long Island Expressway near South Oyster Bay in Syosset....
  • LI lawmakers question highway patrol deal

     
    While Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy wants state troopers to take over patrolling the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway, a bipartisan letter signed by 20 Long Island Assembly members raises a half-dozen questions about the move. The letter,....