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  • Old Tappan Zee Bridge to give ‘life’ to other communities around NY

    Old Tappan Zee Bridge to give ‘life’ to other communities around NY

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 6:41 PM EDT2017-08-23 22:41:25 GMT

    This week marks the beginning of the end for the old Tappan Zee Bridge, but when the again span is taken down next year, it won’t necessarily become a “thing of the past.”

    This week marks the beginning of the end for the old Tappan Zee Bridge, but when the again span is taken down next year, it won’t necessarily become a “thing of the past.”

  • Gov. Cuomo conducts boat tour of new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Gov. Cuomo conducts boat tour of new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 8:05 PM EDT2017-08-24 00:05:56 GMT

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo conducted a boat tour Wednesday on the Hudson River to survey the $3.9 billion bridge named after his father.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo conducted a boat tour Wednesday on the Hudson River to survey the $3.9 billion bridge named after his father.

  • Empty train derails in Penn Station

    Empty train derails in Penn Station

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 8:04 AM EDT2017-08-23 12:04:57 GMT
    Wednesday, August 23 2017 9:12 AM EDT2017-08-23 13:12:18 GMT

    Fire officials in New York City say an empty commuter train has derailed inside Penn Station.

    Fire officials in New York City say an empty commuter train has derailed inside Penn Station.

  • Neighbor recalls progress of new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Neighbor recalls progress of new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-08-22 21:49:40 GMT

    Catherine McCue has been watching the progress on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge every day from her South Nyack apartment building right on the Hudson River. 

    Catherine McCue has been watching the progress on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge every day from her South Nyack apartment building right on the Hudson River. 

  • Officials tout forthcoming mass transit system

    Officials tout forthcoming mass transit system

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-08-22 20:35:28 GMT
    The Tappan Zee Express will give way to a new high-tech rapid transit bus in October 2018, and officials say it will lead to economic and job growth in the area.The Tappan Zee Express will give way to a new high-tech rapid transit bus in October 2018, and officials say it will lead to economic and job growth in the area.

    The Tappan Zee Express will give way to a new high-tech rapid transit bus in October 2018, and officials say it will lead to economic and job growth in the area. 

    The Tappan Zee Express will give way to a new high-tech rapid transit bus in October 2018, and officials say it will lead to economic and job growth in the area. 

  • Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in Pennsylvania

    Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in Pennsylvania

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-08-22 13:51:00 GMT
    Tuesday, August 22 2017 9:51 AM EDT2017-08-22 13:51:31 GMT

    Federal investigators say crews encountered air brake problems before a freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing residents from their homes.

    Federal investigators say crews encountered air brake problems before a freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing residents from their homes.

  • News 12 speaks with local leaders ahead of new TZB opening

    News 12 speaks with local leaders ahead of new TZB opening

    Monday, August 21 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-08-21 23:24:23 GMT

    The governor is expected at the new Tappan Zee Bridge Thursday for a special opening ceremony, so 'Turn to Tara' tracked down politicians who were influential in seeing the new span through.

    The governor is expected at the new Tappan Zee Bridge Thursday for a special opening ceremony, so 'Turn to Tara' tracked down politicians who were influential in seeing the new span through.

  • News 12 looks at the history of the Tappan Zee Bridge

    News 12 looks at the history of the Tappan Zee Bridge

    Monday, August 21 2017 12:10 PM EDT2017-08-21 16:10:59 GMT

    An historic Hudson Valley icon that has seen better days is making way for a 21st century replacement. 

    An historic Hudson Valley icon that has seen better days is making way for a 21st century replacement. 

  • New Tappan Zee Bridge set to partially open this week

    New Tappan Zee Bridge set to partially open this week

    Monday, August 21 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-08-21 13:14:49 GMT

    The new Tappan Zee Bridge will partially open this Friday for Rockland-bound traffic, officials say. 

    The new Tappan Zee Bridge will partially open this Friday for Rockland-bound traffic, officials say. 

  • Tractor-trailer crashes in I-87 woods

    Tractor-trailer crashes in I-87 woods

    Friday, August 18 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-08-18 20:08:21 GMT

    A tractor-trailer crashed into the woods just south of Newburgh this morning.

    A tractor-trailer crashed into the woods just south of Newburgh this morning.

  • Truck ripped open on Hutchinson River Parkway

    Truck ripped open on Hutchinson River Parkway

    Friday, August 18 2017 12:09 PM EDT2017-08-18 16:09:52 GMT

    A truck had the top of its trailer ripped open after hitting an overpass on the Hutchinson River Parkway overnight. 

    A truck had the top of its trailer ripped open after hitting an overpass on the Hutchinson River Parkway overnight. 

  • Transit plan will connect parts of Westchester and Rockland counties

    Transit plan will connect parts of Westchester and Rockland counties

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:00:55 GMT

    More transportation options are on the way for people who commute in the lower Hudson Valley. 

    More transportation options are on the way for people who commute in the lower Hudson Valley. 

  • Man fatally stuck by train at Port Chester station

    Man fatally stuck by train at Port Chester station

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:27:32 GMT

    A man was fatally struck by a Metro-North train near the Port Chester Metro-North station Wednesday morning.

    A man was fatally struck by a Metro-North train near the Port Chester Metro-North station Wednesday morning.

  • Police: Teens arrested for trespassing on new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Police: Teens arrested for trespassing on new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-08-15 14:21:16 GMT

    Three teens, who sneaked onto the new Tappan Zee Bridge and posted video of themselves on YouTube, have been arrested.

    Three teens, who sneaked onto the new Tappan Zee Bridge and posted video of themselves on YouTube, have been arrested.

  • Video appears to show teens on new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Video appears to show teens on new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Monday, August 14 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-08-14 13:14:59 GMT

    A group of teenagers apparently made their way onto the new Tappan Zee Bridge and posted a video of themselves in the act on YouTube. 

    A group of teenagers apparently made their way onto the new Tappan Zee Bridge and posted a video of themselves in the act on YouTube. 

  • Critics throw shade at Cuomo's plan to light NYC bridges

    Critics throw shade at Cuomo's plan to light NYC bridges

    Sunday, August 13 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-08-13 20:18:16 GMT

    Critics are throwing shade at Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pricey plan to install high-tech, color-changing lights on New York City's bridges, questioning whether the investment is the best use of public money.

    Critics are throwing shade at Gov. Andrew Cuomo's pricey plan to install high-tech, color-changing lights on New York City's bridges, questioning whether the investment is the best use of public money.

  • Mount Vernon residents sick of road work

    Mount Vernon residents sick of road work

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-08-10 20:49:59 GMT

    Residents in one Mount Vernon neighborhood say they are fed up over ongoing work on their street that has been causing disruptions for months.

    Residents in one Mount Vernon neighborhood say they are fed up over ongoing work on their street that has been causing disruptions for months.

  • Power outage hits county airport

    Power outage hits county airport

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-08-09 18:52:44 GMT

    A power outage has forced the Westchester County airport in Harrison to run on back-up power today. 

    A power outage forced the Westchester County airport in Harrison to run on back-up power today. 

  • Water main break wreaks havoc for Dobbs Ferry businesses, drivers

    Water main break wreaks havoc for Dobbs Ferry businesses, drivers

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-08-09 20:47:37 GMT

    Officials say the break happened around 4 a.m. along Lawrence Street, which is the main entryway to the Rivertowns Square complex.

    A major water main break in Dobbs Ferry washed away the day for some businesses and drivers Wednesday. .

  • 1st phase of new Tappan Zee Bridge set to open to traffic

    1st phase of new Tappan Zee Bridge set to open to traffic

    Monday, August 7 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-08-07 21:02:31 GMT

    In a little more than two weeks, the first phase of the new Tappan Zee Bridge will be open to traffic. 

    In a little more than two weeks, the first phase of the new Tappan Zee Bridge will be open to traffic. 

  • NYC mayor pushes for tax on the 1 percent to fund subway fix

    NYC mayor pushes for tax on the 1 percent to fund subway fix

    Monday, August 7 2017 9:02 AM EDT2017-08-07 13:02:27 GMT
    New York City's mayor wants to tax the wealthiest 1 percent of city residents to fund repairs and improvements to the beleaguered subway system.New York City's mayor wants to tax the wealthiest 1 percent of city residents to fund repairs and improvements to the beleaguered subway system.

    New York City's mayor wants to tax the wealthiest 1 percent of city residents to fund repairs and improvements to the beleaguered subway system. 

    New York City's mayor wants to tax the wealthiest 1 percent of city residents to fund repairs and improvements to the beleaguered subway system. 

  • Legislators: State railroad crossing safety report overdue

    Legislators: State railroad crossing safety report overdue

    Sunday, August 20 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-08-20 20:42:03 GMT

    State leaders held a news conference Monday at the site of the deadliest crash in Metro-North history, blasting the state Department of Transportation and demanding it do something to make rail grade crossings in the Hudson Valley safer to drivers.

    State leaders held a news conference Monday at the site of the deadliest crash in Metro-North history, blasting the state Department of Transportation and demanding it do something to make rail grade crossings in the Hudson Valley safer to drivers.

  • New Tappan Zee Bridge opening date announced

    New Tappan Zee Bridge opening date announced

    Thursday, July 27 2017 1:59 PM EDT2017-07-27 17:59:19 GMT
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that Rockland-bound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge will open Aug. 25.Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that Rockland-bound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge will open Aug. 25.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that Rockland-bound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge will open Aug. 25.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that the Rockland-bound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge will open Aug. 25.

  • Messy weather brings slick conditions on local roadways

    Messy weather brings slick conditions on local roadways

    Friday, July 7 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-07-07 15:50:05 GMT

    News 12’s Carolyn Rowe drove through torrential rain in Orange County, with drivers pulling over to the side of roads because they had no visibility through their windshields.

    News 12’s Carolyn Rowe drove through torrential rain in Orange County, with drivers pulling over to the side of roads because they had no visibility through their windshields.

  • Truck driver sought in fatal I-95 hit-and-run

    Truck driver sought in fatal I-95 hit-and-run

    Monday, June 5 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-06-05 23:13:23 GMT
    State police say a Queens man was hit around 1 a.m. today on the southbound side of I-95 near Exit 18B.State police say a Queens man was hit around 1 a.m. today on the southbound side of I-95 near Exit 18B.

    A driver changing a tire on I-95 in Mamaroneck was fatally struck by a hit-and-run truck driver overnight. 

    Authorities are looking for the driver of a tractor-trailer who hit and killed a man trying to change his tire on I-95.

  • New York eyes 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

    New York eyes 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

    Monday, May 15 2017 10:16 AM EDT2017-05-15 14:16:22 GMT
    Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.

    Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.   

    Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.   

  • Judge rules 'probable cause' to charge Amtrak derailment engineer

    Judge rules 'probable cause' to charge Amtrak derailment engineer

    Monday, May 15 2017 1:39 AM EDT2017-05-15 05:39:59 GMT
    A Philadelphia judge has ruled that there is "probable cause" to charge Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian in the deadly 2015 train derailment.A Philadelphia judge has ruled that there is "probable cause" to charge Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian in the deadly 2015 train derailment.

    A Philadelphia judge has ruled that there is "probable cause" to charge Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian in the deadly 2015 train derailment.

    A Philadelphia judge has ruled that there is "probable cause" to charge Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian in the deadly 2015 train derailment.

  • State to enforce 'Move Over' law

    State to enforce 'Move Over' law

    Thruway workers, state police and tow truck operators are handing out flyers today along interstate rest stops like the one in Ramapo to remind drivers of the "Move Over" law.Thruway workers, state police and tow truck operators are handing out flyers today along interstate rest stops like the one in Ramapo to remind drivers of the "Move Over" law.

    Drivers across the Hudson Valley are being reminded to clear the way for first responders. 

    Drivers across the Hudson Valley are being reminded to clear the way for first responders. 

  • Operation Safe Stop hopes to protect school kids

    Operation Safe Stop hopes to protect school kids

    Police say the goal is to reduce fatalities and injuries to school children while educating motorists about the laws regarding school buses and bus stops.Police say the goal is to reduce fatalities and injuries to school children while educating motorists about the laws regarding school buses and bus stops.

    Police across the state and in the Hudson Valley are cracking down on motorists who fail to stop for school buses. 

    Police across the state and in the Hudson Valley are cracking down on motorists who fail to stop for school buses. 

  • Uber upgrades user ratings

    Uber upgrades user ratings

    The ride-hailing app is now making it easier for you to see your user rating.The ride-hailing app is now making it easier for you to see your user rating.

    On-demand car service Uber wants you to respect your driver when you hop in the car. 

    On-demand car service Uber wants you to respect your driver when you hop in the car. 

  • Pedestrian struck by car in New Rochelle

    Pedestrian struck by car in New Rochelle

    A man was hit by a car and seriously injured in New Rochelle on Tuesday evening.A man was hit by a car and seriously injured in New Rochelle on Tuesday evening.

    A man was hit by a car and seriously injured in New Rochelle on Tuesday evening. Police say it happened on North Avenue around 10 p.m. 

    A man was hit by a car and seriously injured in New Rochelle on Tuesday evening. Police say it happened on North Avenue around 10 p.m. 

  • Newburgh debates banning fireworks

    Newburgh debates banning fireworks

    Monday, April 24 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-04-24 14:17:23 GMT
    From 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., three right lanes on the southbound/eastbound lanes of the Thruway will be closed.From 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., three right lanes on the southbound/eastbound lanes of the Thruway will be closed.

    A traffic alert has been issued for the Tappan Zee Bridge this week. Work on the tolls is expected to squeeze traffic down to one lane every night this week.

    A traffic alert has been issued for the Tappan Zee Bridge this week. Work on the tolls is expected to squeeze traffic down to one lane every night this week.

  • Schumer calls for CSX changes

    Schumer calls for CSX changes

    Monday, April 17 2017 6:49 PM EDT2017-04-17 22:49:23 GMT
    Sen. Chuck SchumerSen. Chuck Schumer
    Sen. Chuck Schumer was in Rockland County Monday to call for train safety changes after last week's truck-train crash in Haverstraw. Schumer joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day near the train tracks on New Main Street in Haverstraw, where last week a CSX train collided with a commercial truck carrying cars. Schumer says he is asking the Department of Transportation and the Department of Energy to finalize a review of the transportation of highly flammable oil shipments. Schumer ...
    Sen. Chuck Schumer was in Rockland County Monday to call for train safety changes after last week's truck-train crash in Haverstraw. Schumer joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day near the train tracks on New Main Street in Haverstraw, where last week a CSX train collided with a commercial truck carrying cars. Schumer says he is asking the Department of Transportation and the Department of Energy to finalize a review of the transportation of highly flammable oil shipments. Schumer ...
  • Schumer calls for CSX changes

    Schumer calls for CSX changes

    Monday, April 17 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-04-17 19:50:19 GMT
    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer was at the site of last week’s CSX train collision and says new requirements are needed to make freight trains more safeSenate Minority Leader Charles Schumer was at the site of last week’s CSX train collision and says new requirements are needed to make freight trains more safe

    Schumer joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day near the train tracks on New Main Street in Haverstraw, which was the site of last week’s CSX train collision with a commercial truck carrying cars.

    Schumer joined Rockland County Executive Ed Day near the train tracks on New Main Street in Haverstraw, which was the site of last week’s CSX train collision with a commercial truck carrying cars.

  • Construction slows Saw Mill River Parkway

    Construction slows Saw Mill River Parkway

    Thursday, March 30 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-03-30 19:40:49 GMT

    Major construction of two new bridges is causing a traffic alert along the Saw Mill River Parkway.

    Major construction of two new bridges is causing a traffic alert along the Saw Mill River Parkway.

  • Commuters opt for public transportation after storm

    Commuters opt for public transportation after storm

    Thursday, March 16 2017 11:50 AM EDT2017-03-16 15:50:13 GMT

    Many Hudson Valley commuters opted for public transportation Wednesday after Tuesday's nor'easter left mounds of snow on the ground.

    Many Hudson Valley commuters opted for public transportation Wednesday after Tuesday's nor'easter left mounds of snow on the ground.

  • Black ice causes treacherous driving conditions

    Black ice causes treacherous driving conditions

    Friday, March 10 2017 12:45 PM EST2017-03-10 17:45:02 GMT
    Rain and freezing temperatures combined to create treacherous driving conditions across the Hudson Valley for the past two days. Roads were still slippery this morning, but they were nowhere near what
    Rain and freezing temperatures combined to create treacherous driving conditions across the Hudson Valley for the past two days. Roads were still slippery this morning, but they were nowhere near what
  • News

    Milestone reached at new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Milestone reached at new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Construction crews reached another milestone in the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.Construction crews reached another milestone in the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

    Construction crews reached another milestone in the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. 

    Construction crews reached another milestone in the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. 

  • News

    Drivers warned against dangers of drowsy driving

    Drivers warned against dangers of drowsy driving

    As daylight saving time kicks off, the New York State Partnership Against Drowsy Driving is emphasizing the danger of being tired behind the wheel.As daylight saving time kicks off, the New York State Partnership Against Drowsy Driving is emphasizing the danger of being tired behind the wheel.

    As daylight saving time kicks off, the New York State Partnership Against Drowsy Driving is emphasizing the danger of being tired behind the wheel.

    As daylight saving time kicks off, the New York State Partnership Against Drowsy Driving is emphasizing the danger of being tired behind the wheel.

  • News

    Gov. Cuomo unveils plan to fast-track transportation hub

    Gov. Cuomo unveils plan to fast-track transportation hub

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in the Hudson Valley Sunday to announce a plan to fast-track a major, local infrastructure project.Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in the Hudson Valley Sunday to announce a plan to fast-track a major, local infrastructure project.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in the Hudson Valley Sunday to announce a plan to fast-track a major, local infrastructure project.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in the Hudson Valley Sunday to announce a plan to fast-track a major, local infrastructure project.

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