Rockland County

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Rockland County Reports First West Nile Mosquitoes Of Season

Rockland County officials have found the first group of mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus this year.

06/26/2015

A black bear found running around Upper Nyack in Rockland County. (Credit: Clarkstown police)

Upper Nyack Elementary School Field Day Canceled After Bear Sighting

A bear has left neighbors on edge in Rockland County, after being spotted roaming near an elementary school.

06/12/2015

Video posted online by the Clarkstown Police Department shows a black bear walking through a residential area near Woodland and Little Tor Road in New City. (credit: Clarkstown Police Dept./CBS2)

Video Shows Black Bear In Residential Area In New City

Police in Rockland County are warning residents after a bear was spotted walking through a neighborhood.

05/30/2015

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Drivers Asked To Watch For Turtles Crossing Road During Egg Laying Season

Clarkstown, N.Y. police are urging Rockland County drivers to be on the lookout for the slow-moving creatures crossing the road, especially during the next three weeks.

05/27/2015

A family of bears were spotted in a tree in a Monsey, NY park on Sunday. (Credit: TOTPINYC via CBS2)

Monsey Park Closed Following Sunday Afternoon Bear Sighting

Ramapo Police said some kids chased the bears, prompting them to re-treat up into a tree. Officers decided to close the park for the rest of the day.

04/26/2015

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DA: Alleged Serial Bride Got Married 10 Times Without Ever Divorcing

A local bride allegedly walked down the aisle 10 times in different counties – without ever once getting a divorce.

04/09/2015

FILE -- Clarkstown police Chief Michael Sullivan (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Grand Jury Won’t Indict Clarkstown Officer Who Fatally Shot Man During Domestic Violence Incident

A grand jury has decided it will not indict a police officer who fired a fatal shot at a man during a domestic violence case in Rockland County in February.

04/09/2015

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Police In Rockland County Warn Residents Of Possible ‘Russian Hackers’ Phone Scam

Police in Rockland County are warning residents about a possible scam after a woman reported getting a call from a man who told her that her computer had been attacked by Russian hackers.

04/07/2015

A drone prototype is tested in Saint-Martin d'Hères, France. (credit: Getty Images)

Rockland County Considers Tighter Restrictions For Drones

Legislator Jay Hood, Jr. is proposing a law that would limit drones to public parks and private property with permission.

04/03/2015

Police at Spring Valley High School following the stabbing of a student on March 10, 2015. (credit: Dave Carlin/CBS2)

Student Seriously Injured In Stabbing At Spring Valley High School

A student stabbed multiple times and seriously injured Tuesday morning inside a high school in Rockland County.

03/10/2015

Former U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Maureen Morgan (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland County Honors Navy Veteran

Last week, the county presented its annual Freedom Award to Maureen Morgan, of Pomona, who served in the U.S. Navy from 1979-83.

03/02/2015

FILE -- A train carries oil.(credit: Getty Images)

West Virginia Oil Train Derailment Sparks Fears Along Rail Lines In Bergen, Rockland Counties

The accident is raising concerns in Rockland and Bergen counties, where the same cars rumble past homes and businesses just about every day.

02/18/2015

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Rockland County Officials Hoping They Have Enough Salt To Last Through Winter

Skip Vezzetti, Rockland’s superintendent of highways, said this winter seem to be falling in line with recent years, when the county has spent $300,000 to $400,000 for salt and other melting supplies.

02/11/2015

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Rockland County Eyes Vehicle-Detection System, 4-Arm Gates At Railroad Crossings

The county is looking to install crossing gates with four arms — which make it difficult for drivers to navigate around.

02/10/2015

Slick conditions on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Chappaqua on Feb. 9, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Wintry Mix Creates Slick Roadways Across Tri-State Area

A winter weather advisory is in effect for New York City, Long Island, Rockland and Westchester counties and for parts of New Jersey and Connecticut until midnight Tuesday morning.

02/09/2015

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