Tag: New Hyde Park

LIRR Derailment: Work Train Impeded Passenger’s Train Space, Officials Say

Although the crash is currently under investigation, officials were able to shed more clarity on the crash, which occurred just after 9 p.m. in New Hyde Park. Cuomo said the passenger train and a work train were running in the same direction when they sideswiped each other, causing three of the passenger train's cars to careen off the tracks. The passenger train "was where it was supposed to be," officials said, adding that the work train appeared to have intruded on the other train's path.

LIRR Hosting 6 Hearings on 3rd Track Proposal This Week

The Long Island Rail Road is hosting six public hearings this week to receive local feedback on the proposal to build a third set of train tracks between Floral Park and Hicksville. The estimated $1-billion plan to lay nearly 10 miles of new rails would ease congestion on the busy Main Line during the rush hour commute, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Some residents who live near the tracks have expressed concerns—although New York State officials dropped previous controversial plans to condemn homes near the tracks.

An Inside Look At How Skelos Trial Exposed Slimy Side Of...

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

Skelos Corruption Trial: Jury Convicts Senator And Son

The senator, who will be expelled from office, is scheduled to be sentenced in March, but will appeal the verdict.

Hempstead Boy, 15, Fatally Hit by Unlicenced Driver, Cops Say

A 15-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle in his hometown of Hempstead over the weekend died two days later. The driver involved...

New Hyde Park Woman Found Dead, Son Unconscious

A 67-year-old woman was found dead of a knife wound to the neck while her 44-year-old son was unconscious, possibly from an overdose, in...

New Hyde Park Gunman Admits Shooting Nassau Officer

A Brooklyn man has admitted to shooting a Nassau County police officer while the attacker fled a New Hyde Park home invasion two years...

Westbury Casino at Fortunoff Plan Nixed

The Nassau OTB said it will look for another site.

Jericho Murder and 2 Gas Station Robberies May Be Linked, Cops...

Nassau County police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating whether Wednesday’s fatal shooting of a Jericho gas station clerk is related to two armed robberies...

New Hyde Park Teen Charged With Fatal DWI

A teenager who was allegedly high on drugs has been accused of causing a crash that killed a 55-year-old man and injured the victim’s...
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