| Dec 15, 2009
| 6:01 AM
A plan by the cash-strapped MTA to reduce bus and subway service is one step closer to becoming a reality.
The MTA finanance committee approved wide-ranging service reductions on Monday, which are said to include the elimination of the W and Z subway...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 2:14 PM
Several protests were staged around the city Tuesday in response to the possibility of sweeping service cuts to several subways and bus lines.
The Metropolitan Transportation Agency finance committee approved wide-ranging service reductions on Monday,...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 3:52 PM
The federal government gave preliminary approval Tuesday to recognize a small tribe of Indians based on Long Island - making the possibility for the tribe to open up a casino one step closer to reality.
"It has been a long time coming," Randy King...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 2:53 PM
The Long Island Rail Road is gearing up for the big snow storm that is expected to dump more than 12-inches of snow in both Nassau and Suffolk counties on Wednesday.
The LIRR is planning on adding extra trains from Penn Station and will also cancel...
| Feb 10, 2010
| 5:49 PM
Despite the nasty weather that continues to hit our area, the Long Island Rail Road experienced little to no problems during the morning and evening rush on Wednesday.
Although the transit agency experienced low ridership -- a decline of nearly 43% --...
| Feb 11, 2010
| 12:11 PM
A man was fatally struck by an eastbound Long Island Rail Road train in Copiague early Thursday morning.
According to MTA officials, the train involved in the accident left Penn Station at 11:36 p.m. and was due in Babylon at 12:53 a.m. The victim,...
| Feb 12, 2010
| 3:26 PM
With big cuts on the way for the Long Island Railroad, the United Transportation Union is fighting back, with help from some heavy hitters.
Come September, service will be cut on the Port Washington line. Instead of running trains every half hour, "off...
| Feb 24, 2010
| 1:35 PM
Another major winter storm is heading our way, and looks as though its ready to pack quite a wintry punch.
The National Weather service warns the Tri-State area could be in for significant snow, sleet, and ice accumulations. The storm has the potential...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 9:57 AM
As another major winter storm hits our area, officials are taking the proper precautions on the roads and rails.
The National Weather service warns the Tri-State area could be in for significant snow, sleet, and ice accumulations. The storm has the...
| Feb 26, 2010
| 4:06 AM
Today's snow storm is hindering commuter traffic of all sorts.
According to the New Jersey Transit website, bus service for all routes North of I-495 is suspended until further notice. All trains on the Port Jervis Line have been suspended.
| Oct 22, 2010
| 5:47 AM
The Long Island Rail Road is warning customers it will have very limited service the next two weekends because of construction work near the Jamaica terminal.
The railroad is upgrading a complex system of track switches. The project had already been...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 11:09 AM
A New York man is being held without bail in the shooting death of his girlfriend.
Joseph DeFelice was arraigned Friday in Suffolk County Court in Riverhead on charges of intentional murder, criminal facilitation and hindering prosecution. Prosecutors...