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Joe Grimaldi with his parents and his Marine recruiter, Sgt. Gause (Credit: Danielle Kobryn/St. Thomas Aquinas College)

From Spring Training To Basic Training: Senior To Miss College World Series For Military Duty

St. Thomas Aquinas College senior and baseball player Joe Grimaldi is leaving his team just before the series playoffs to report for military duty after joining the U.S. Marine Corps.

05/21/2014

Police in Rockland County are investigating the murder of Peggy Nadell, 81. (Credit CBS 2)

Daughter-In-Law, 3 Others Arrested In Stabbing Death Of Rockland County Grandmother

Clarkstown Police announced the arrest of her 50-year-old daughter-in-law Diana Nadell, of Cutler Bay, Fla., Wednesday.

05/21/2014

The seal of Rockland County

Rockland Ad Campaign Hopes To Lure Businesses Into County

Rockland County is reaching across the border into New Jersey as part of its effort to lure businesses into the county.

05/19/2014

Gary Crockett, Nickie Hunt mug shots. The couple jumped to their deaths off the George Washington Bridge and were suspects in the murder of her uncle. (credit: Suffern Police Department)

Police: Couple Who Jumped From GWB Were Suspects In Suffern Homicide

Suffern police were investigating the death of William Valenti, 70, Monday when they heard media reports about the double suicide of Nickie Hunt and and Gary Crockett, authorities said.

04/30/2014

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Most Of New York City, Suburbs Receive Failing Grade In Air Quality Report

The American Lung Association released its 15th annual air quality report Wednesday, which found that half of Americans still live in areas where ozone or particle pollution levels make the air unhealthy to breathe.

04/30/2014

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Announces $20M To Help Launch New Rockland/Westchester Bus Service

The future Bus Rapid Transit system will have seven routes, new stations, dedicated bus lanes in some places and wireless Internet.

04/29/2014

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Rockland Group Working To Keep Tappan Zee Pedestrian Traffic Out Of South Nyack Neighborhood

The Tappan Zee Gateway Alliance said its main concern is the landing for the shared use path. The group does not want the path to start in a residential neighborhood in South Nyack.

04/28/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland Man Paralyzed In Surfing Accident Bolstered By Supporters

The New City husband and father was paralyzed following a surfing accident at the Jersey shore last fall.

04/28/2014

Gavel

Rockland County Attorney To Punish Landlords To Help Weed Out Prostitution

Clarkstown police have conducted multiple sting operations at three such spas, arresting women, typically Asian immigrants. But authorities said the illegal activity continues.

04/24/2014

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Boat Driver Charged In Last Summer’s Fatal Hudson River Crash Makes Court Appearance

Prosecutors say Jojo John was under the influence and at the controls of the 19-foot power boat as it slammed into a construction barge last July, killing Lindsey Stewart and Mark Lennon.

04/22/2014

La Fontana restaurant in Nyack (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Rockland Residents Rush To Get Hepatitis A Vaccine After Possible Exposure

The Rockland County Health Department is offering free vaccines following a Hepatitis A scare.

04/12/2014

La Fontana restaurant in Nyack (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Officials: Nyack Restaurant Patrons Possibly Exposed To Hepatitis A

Tony Triarsi, owner of the La Fontana restaurant at 95 S. Broadway, said a waiter was diagnosed with Hepatitis A after returning from a trip to El Salvador.

04/11/2014

Raccoon ( Sam Greenwood/
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Rockland County Woman Says Raccoon Broke Into Home, Bit Her Leg

A search was under way Thursday afternoon for a masked bandit in Rockland County who attacked a woman in her own house.

03/27/2014

Coyote (credit: David McNew/Getty Images, FILE)

Health Officials: Rockland Woman, Dog Attacked By Rabid Coyote

A Rockland County woman and her dog are undergoing anti-rabies treatment after it was determined the coyote that attacked them early Tuesday morning did have rabies.

03/26/2014

Mary Lou Gardner and her dog, Jasmine, following a coyote attack in the early morning hours of March 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Rockland County Woman Awaits Rabies Test Result After Protecting Dog From Coyote Attack

Shouts from neighbors drove the coyote back into the woods, where police officers found it and killed it a short time later.

03/25/2014

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