Rockland County

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

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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

A skunk. (Credit: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies In Rockland County

A skunk in Clarkstown has tested positive for rabies after coming into contact with a dog belonging to an area resident, Rockland County health officials said Wednesday.

01/28/2015

Snow is seen around a house in Yonkers on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Westchester, Rockland Officials Defend Travel Ban

But Rockland County Executive Ed Day said when he woke up to just 2 inches of snow at his house, he would have liked to have had the power to lift the travel ban locally.

01/27/2015

A snowy road off of 5th Street - Mount Vernon, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Conditions Go Downhill As Blizzard Swoops Into North Suburban Counties

Westchester and Rockland counties have their emergency operations centers up and running and are in touch with the state, utilities and mass transit.

01/26/2015

A shigella bacterium. (Credit: CBS2)

Rockland Officials: Shigella Has Sickened 66 Since Nov. 1

According to the Rockland County Health Department, there have been 66 cases since Nov. 1, centered in Ramapo.

01/20/2015

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