Chuck Schumer
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March 05, 2019 - 6:56 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Senator Chuck Schumer says he plans to reintroduce federal legislation that would fund safety improvements at LIRR grade crossings. These measures would prevent accidents like the one that killed three people in Westbury last week. If given the proper funding, the senator...
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Crews work on tracks after deadly LIRR crash
Carol D'Auria
February 28, 2019 - 8:44 am
Two cars from the westbound LIRR train that derailed in Westbury have been removed from the tracks revealing the full extent of the damage from Tuesday's deadly crash.
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LIRR Westbury
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February 27, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Three people are dead after two Long Island Rail Road trains -- an eastbound train and a westbound trains -- struck their vehicle in Westbury Tuesday night, which led to a derailment, fire and ongoing service disruptions, officials said.
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January 14, 2019 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It might be hard to tell if you ride the LIRR, but the railroad claims its trains are cleaned an average of 4.5 times a day. RELATED: LIRR trains to be canceled, rerouted for months-long Amtrak repairs | Wet leaves could make weekend travel difficult on LIRR | LIRR says...
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LIRR Long Island Rail Road
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January 07, 2019 - 7:09 am
LIRR riders who survived the “summer of hell” are now facing a winter of discontent.
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A crowd of people dressed as Santa gather for a group photo during the annual SantaCon pub crawl
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December 04, 2018 - 12:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It's going to be a dry ride on Tri-State train lines this weekend when SantaCon sleighs into town. RELATED: Secret Santa pays off nearly $30K in Walmart layaways | Report: Substitute teacher told NJ first graders Santa isn't real | Protests to greet Dutch Santa and his black...
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November 29, 2018 - 1:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Rain is in the forecast this weekend, and that's bad news for LIRR riders. Wet leaves damage train wheels and take cars out of service causing delays. Weather issues have plagued the LIRR and there's snow and ice coming in the months ahead. RELATED: LIRR says customers are...
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A New Jersey Transit train arrives at Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour
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November 13, 2018 - 9:06 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Here we go again! LIVE UPDATES: Listen for the latest conditions on NJ Transit and the LIRR RELATED: More delays Friday after 'minor' NJ Transit derailment near Penn Station | Nightmare week continues for NYC commuters, LIRR, NJ Transit impacted | New NJ Transit schedule...
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A New Jersey Transit train arrives at Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour
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November 02, 2018 - 9:31 am
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Dani Cruz and Maxwell Martinez are charged in connection with a brutal attack in Queens.
October 16, 2018 - 2:54 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two alleged MS-13 members are behind bars. Police arrested Dani Cruz, 25, and Maxwell Martinez, 24, in the stabbing of a 17-year-old near the Jamaica LIRR Station back in August. Queens DA Richard Brown said the Jamaica residents pummeled the victim before stabbing him...
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