Rockland County

Judith Clark was convicted as a getaway driver in the 1981 Brinks armored car robbery in Rockland County. (Credit: CBS2)

1981 Brinks Armored Car Robbery Defendant May Soon Be Released

One of the defendants convicted in the infamous Brinks robbery in Rockland County some 33 years ago could soon be released from prison.

12/01/2014

The seal of Rockland County

Proposal To Trim Rockland County Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies Comes Under Fire

Police and their supporters have fired back against the Rockland County Executive Ed Day’s proposal to trim 37 sheriff’s patrol deputies.

11/07/2014

Center For Safety and Change (credit: http://www.centerforsafetyandchange.org/

Rockland County-Based Domestic Violence Center Marking Milestone With Fundraiser

A group dedicated to assisting victims of domestic violence in New York and New Jersey is celebrating a milestone.

10/17/2014

Workers unload voting machines from a truck in Rockland County, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Ramapo Town Attorney To Seek Stay Of Judge’s Order To Throw Out Town Vote

The ballots for Ramapo’s recent municipal election have yet to be counted, and the Town Board wants them preserved.

10/08/2014

Lisa Thomas was murdered on Oct. 7, 1974, at the age of 15 in Nanuet. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nanuet Mother Hopes For Justice 40 Years After Teenage Daughter’s Murder

A Rockland County mother still maintains faith her daughter’s killer will someday be brought to justice – four decades after the crime.

09/30/2014

Two dogs could be euthanized for their alleged role in an attack on goats in Rockland County. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dogs’ Fate Lies In Judge’s Hands Following Alleged Attack On Pet Goats

The animals, Nigerian dwarf goats, named Sunny and Puppy, where mauled by an unlikely duo a pair of Labrador retrievers named Pink and Ty.

09/25/2014

The seal of Rockland County

Ramapo Official Calls For Federal Investigation Into Town Vote

A vote next Tuesday in the diverse Rockland County town of Ramapo is turning into a debate over race, class and political power.

09/25/2014

A toll plaza on the old Tappan Zee Bridge. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mystery Surrounds Tappan Zee Bridge Funding, Potential Toll Hike

The builders of the new Tappan Zee Bridge said Thursday that they are on schedule, and untroubled by a $500 million federal loan that just fell through this week.

09/18/2014

Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens addresses a news conference with his wife, Janay, at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Expert: Janay Rice’s Defense Of Husband Isn’t Uncommon Among Domestic Abuse Victims

Laura Plotkin, director at the Center for Safety and Change in Rockland County, says Janay Rice’s actions of defending her husband are not uncommon among victims of domestic abuse.

09/09/2014

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Rockland Man Accused Of Attacking Roommate With Metal Bar

Patrick Brady was arrested on charges of assault in the first degree and criminal possession of a weapon.

08/31/2014

Diana Nadell (Credit: Clarkstown Police Department)

Prosecutor: Rockland County Murder Suspect Wanted To Get Rid Of Witnesses

A woman accused of killing her 80-year-old mother-in-law tried to get rid of two prosecution witnesses by suggesting a murderous plot to a fellow jail inmate, the district attorney said Wednesday.

08/20/2014

A crash on the New York State Thruway in Rockland County on Aug. 12, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Killed After Driving Wrong Way On New York State Thruway

Richard Christopher, 32, of Suffern, was behind the wheel of a pickup truck when he drove the wrong way and crashed into a car driven by James DeVito, police said.

08/12/2014

Pearl River Swastika

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found At Farm And Garden Center In Pearl River

Police were investigating to determine if the vandalism was connected to a July 27 incident in which swastikas and racist epithets were spray-painted on vehicles whose tires also were slashed.

08/05/2014

Metro-North Railroad

Metro North To Cut Parking Fees At West-Of-Hudson Stations

Starting in the fall Metro-North riders will see reduced parking fees at west-of-Hudson stations.

07/29/2014

Pearl River Swastika

Pearl River Residents Discover Swastikas, Racial Slurs Scrawled On Cars And Driveways

Residents on North Lincoln Avenue in Pearl River woke up on Sunday morning to find swastikas, racial epithets, and profanity spray painted on three cars and on driveways.

07/28/2014

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