| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Firefighters in Suffolk County have contained a massive and ugly wildfire in Suffolk County that has destroyed over one thousand acres of land. For nearly twenty-four hours, hundreds of firefighters from all one hundred and nine towns of Suffolk responded...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 12:18 PM
U.S. prosecutors on Thursday charged 11 people in connection with an alleged $1 billion fraud involving hundreds of railroad workers filing false disability claims.
In some cases workers claimed they were unable to work even while they played golf,...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 3:30 PM
At a time when pension payments are straining government budgets nationwide, forcing layoffs of teachers, police and other municipal workers, investigators arrest nearly a dozen people in connection with what prosecutors call a pension scam that has...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 2:39 PM
Track work will lead to some big changes on the Long Island Rail Road this weekend.
One of the Main Line tracks will be out of service for upgrades between New Hyde Park and Hicksville, according to the LIRR. There will be schedule changes and...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:46 PM
The Long Island Rail Road pension scandal has hit its last stop, Federal Court.
On Tuesday, 10 more arrests were made in the alleged $1 billion pension scandal.
The arrests are a continuation of the first wave of indictments that resulted in 11 people...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:35 PM
Con Ed experienced peak usage at five o’ clock in the afternoon on both Wednesday and Thursday and at one 1pm on Friday. There are several explanations for why the utility’s system peaked so early today -- but Friday afternoon’s rough...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 2:59 PM
One Queens mother says she is never opening up her windows again, after her baby's room was broken into, by a burglar, a squirrel.
"It spread its wings like a flying squirrel and it was holding onto the blinds. Before it left it urinated," said a new...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 2:02 PM
LIRR riders say they only have to go to their neighborhood station to catch a train and also catch a glimpse of a real life coyote.
Signs posted by Antionette Jorge, arider who says she came face to face with several coyotes the other night, warn...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 7:31 AM
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...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:39 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 9:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Among the slick, million-dollar ads for the likes of Pepsi and Honda during the Super Bowl this Sunday, viewers in Washington will see a far more modest spot. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will be...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:37 PM
The LIRR announced that service is being restored after Monday's suspensions, but riders should expect delays.
According to the LIRR website "limited LIRR service has been restored on the Port Jefferson, Ronkonkoma, Oyster Bay, and Hempstead Branches...