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Long Island Expressway

Storm Cripples Hundreds Of Cars On Expressway

AP | Posted 04.11.2013 | New York

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. — Miles of a major highway on New York's Long Island will be closed Sunday as officials work to clear snow that left hundre...

Cops ID Woman Killed In Fiery 35-Vehicle Crash

Newsday | Matthew Chayes, Ellen Yan and John Valenti | Posted 02.19.2013 | New York

The 68-year-old woman killed in a fiery 35-vehicle chain-reaction crash that closed the Long Island Expressway in Yaphank for more than 15 hours has b...

Long Island Expressway Shut Down After Crash Causes Messy Pileup

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 02.18.2013 | New York

SHIRLEY, N.Y. — A tractor-trailer smashed into several vehicles on a major highway on Wednesday afternoon, setting off a chain reaction of fiery...

Police Officer Killed Responding To Crash

Posted 10.18.2012 | New York

A Nassau County police officer was killed while responding to a multi-car collision on the Long Island Expressway in North Hills early Thursday mornin...

My GPS Can Suck It

Jena Kingsley | Posted 05.19.2012 | Comedy
Jena Kingsley

Three miles on this road? But its going in a direction totally opposite of the city. I mean, my GPS is from England. Does she really know her way around here? But her voice... it's so... calming.

Traffic on the LIE? That's Because the Road to Marriage Equality Goes Through Long Island

Ted Hesson | Posted 08.24.2011 | New York
Ted Hesson

The New York state senators from Long Island have the power to make marriage equality a reality, but instead they're stalling. Why are state senators from Nassau and Suffolk so important to this vote?

Alligator Caught On Long Island Expressway

Posted 07.17.2011 | New York

A driver cruising along the Long Island Expressway spotted something peculiar. CBS New York reports that a two-and-a-half foot-long alligator was c...

Long Island Expressway Open After Fuel Truck Explosion

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Police say all lanes of New York's Long Island Expressway have reopened a day after a fuel truck flipped and exploded on the hi...

Tanker Explodes On Long Island Expressway

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MELVILLE, N.Y. — A fuel truck flipped and exploded on New York's Long Island Expressway on Saturday morning, killing the driver and creating a f...

NY Billboards Cause Fight: Free Speech Vs. Aesthetics

New York Times | DOMINICK TAO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Since the 1940s, at least on paper, the city has restricted, or banned outright, the placement of billboards along its highways. But because of haphaz...