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  • Rainstorm Leaves Thousands Without Power

    Rainstorm Leaves Thousands Without Power
    Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power Sunday across the tri-state area, after a powerful storm swept through the northeast. The storm, which contained gusting winds as strong at 70 mph, knocked down tress and power lines, sparking...
  • NJ Transit Restores Service

    NJ Transit Restores Service
    New Jersey Transit reports that Midtown Direct trains on the Montclair-Boonton line have been restored as of 7:35 a.m. They had been canceled due to flooding. The Princeton shuttle, the Dinky, isn't running but there are replacement buses currently...
  • Parts of Long Island Severely Damaged By Storm

    Parts of Long Island Severely Damaged By Storm
    Thousands of people are without power on Long Island after this weekend's storm. Roughly 62,000 customers are still without power on Monday morning across Long Island. Authorities say that some residents won't have their power restored until as late as...
  • LIRR Engineer Who Let Passenger Drive Train Fired

    LIRR Engineer Who Let Passenger Drive Train Fired
    The Long Island Rail Road engineer accused of allowing a passenger to man the controls of a rush-hour train in July has been fired, LIRR officials announced Friday. Ronald Cabrera, 40, was terminated following a two-month internal disciplinary review...
  • Uncovered Body Found Near Cold Spring Harbor LIRR Station

    Uncovered Body Found Near Cold Spring Harbor LIRR Station
    Police are investigating a homicide on West Rougues Path in Huntington Station. A man's body was discovered in the middle of the street after what cops suspect to have been a hit-and-run. Witnesses say as of noon Sunday, the body remained in the street,...
  • Police Identify Body Left In Street For Hours

    Police Identify Body Left In Street For Hours
    Police on Long Island have identified the victim of a deadly stabbing in Huntington Station as a Roosevelt man. Luis Castro, 27, was found lying in the road on West Roges Path by a passing motorist, police said. His body had apparently been there...
  • Bulls On The Loose Terrorize Long Island Neighborhood

    Bulls On The Loose Terrorize Long Island Neighborhood
    Two bulls forced a Long Island Rail Road train to come to a grinding halt Friday afternoon. Kenny Leitch, who was driving alongside the tracks in East Patchogue at the time, saw the large animals on the tracks. "I was driving down the road going to a...
  • LIRR Estimates $52M in Further Cutbacks

    LIRR Estimates $52M in Further Cutbacks
    The president of the Long Island Rail Road says an estimated $52 million in cuts the LIRR must make could mean a reduction in the number of train cars and changes in certain work rules. LIRR President Helena Williams told the Long Island Regional...
  • Weekend Service Distruption On Long Island Railroad's Hempstead Branch

    Weekend Service Distruption On Long Island Railroad's Hempstead Branch
    Beginning Saturday the Long Island Rail Road's, Hempstead branch is suspended in both directions for a track work in the Queens Village area. Shuttle bus service will be provided for riders. This will also reduce service on the Port Jefferson and...
  • MTA To Hold Garage Sale

    MTA To Hold Garage Sale
    The cash-strapped MTA is getting rid of the stuff is doesn't need by throwing a garage sale. The agency will save money and help the environment by selling or recycling everything from old train signs to unearthed dirt. The MTA stripped its vintage buses...
  • Off-Duty NYPD Cop Accused Of Showing Gun On Train

    Off-Duty NYPD Cop Accused Of Showing Gun On Train
    Authorities say an off-duty New York City police officer who displayed a handgun while trying to quiet unruly passengers on a train has been arrested and suspended without pay. Metropolitan Transportation Authority police say Officer David Hendrick on...
  • Weekend Commuters To Expect Service Disruptions On Subway, LIRR

    Weekend Commuters To Expect Service Disruptions On Subway, LIRR
    Weekend commuters can expect several service changes on numerous subway lines and the Long Island Railroad as maintenance work continues. The MTA says the affected lines will be rerouted or replaced with shuttle buses for certain stretches. The only...