| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:08 PM
NEW YORK — On his first full day in office Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a headache that has bedeviled many a mayor before him virtually every year: a major snowstorm.
At a news briefing shortly after swearing in his new police...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:03 AM
NEW YORK -- Flights into and out of John F. Kennedy International Airport were suspended for hours Friday, at least two deaths were reported in the region and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio gave more than 1 million pupils a day off as a winter storm dumped...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:14 PM
When I first heard the term "green parking," I assumed it was greenwash, pretend environmentalism. I was certain it was an oxymoron; I filed it with "urban renewal project," "Long Island Expressway," "halftime entertainment," "Rell administration," and...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 9:53 AM
A tragic accident on the Long Island Expressway has left a teen dead after he was mowed down by a Suffolk County sheriff's deputy.
According to officials, the incident happened Wednesday at about 6 p.m. in a westbound HOV lane of the LIE in Ronkonkoma....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 5:20 AM
Friends and family will come together for the funeral service of officer Joseph Olivieri at St. Joseph Church in Ronkonkoma.
Over the weekend, a wake was held for Olivieri, who was killed last week on the Long Island Expressway after getting struck by an...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:54 PM
Heavy wind, rain, snow and sleet are bringing more misery to people on Long Island and throughout our area. Driving is not only hazardous, but treacherous. Snow is accumulating on roadways faster than plows can clear them. While still trying to recover...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Not all is blissful in the Blissville section of Sunnyside, Queens.
Video shot by a resident shows cars and trucks going the wrong way, some even backing up the wrong way on 39th Street, a one-way street off of 51st Avenue, which is the Long Island...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 5:37 PM
A taxi ride from John F. Kennedy International Airport ended in death for a Utah woman on holiday -- and her driver, who lost control of his cab during that early Saturday morning rainstorm.
Authorities have identified them as Suzanne Nicholson, 60,...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:21 PM
The grieving family of a New York City cab driver who was killed in a rainy night accident on the Long Island Expressway reached out to the Utah relatives of the grandmother who died in the same crash, trying to shield her 11 year old grandson in the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:03 AM
Rapper 50 Cent suffered neck and back injuries early Tuesday after his vehicle was rear ended by a truck on the Long Island Expressway in Queens.
The accident, which was first reported by his own website Thisis50.com, unraveled when a Mack truck...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:06 AM
NEW YORK (KTLA) -- Rapper and actor 50 Cent is out of the hospital after being hurt in a car accident early Tuesday, his rep said.
The 36-year-old's SUV was rear-ended by a big rig on the Long Island Expressway, according to a website associated with...
| Jul 7, 2012
WANTAGH, N.Y. — It's hard to say what it is exactly that makes one beach nicer than another. Is it the sand? The water? The size of the waves? Nearby attractions, such as a boardwalk or gift shops?
Whatever it is, Jones Beach on Long Island's south...