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Angelie Paredes

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Police In N.J. Begin Distracted Driving Crackdown

Police departments are tapping into a special federal grant that will allow them to dedicate overtime officers specifically to distracted drivers.

04/01/2014

Idowu Daramola in court on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Indicts Jitney Bus Driver In N.J. Crash That Killed Infant

A grand jury has indicted the jitney bus driver accused in a crash that killed an infant in West New York, N.J.

03/22/2014

FILE -- Memorial for 8-month-old Angelie Paredes, killed in West New York, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

N.J. Pols Introduce ‘Angelie’s Law’ Targeting Distracted Commuter Van Drivers

A new law in New Jersey aims to crack down on distracted driving and prevent another tragedy like the one that took the life of a baby girl in her stroller.

01/30/2014

FILE -- Memorial for 8-month-old Angelie Paredes, killed in West New York, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Officials Lobby For ‘Angie’s Law’ To Oversee Jitney Buses

Transit workers and local politicians lobbied Friday on Boulevard East in West New York near where the 8-month-old Angelie Paredes was killed.

11/15/2013

Bus involved in fatal West New York crash, July 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Holds Hearing On Jitney Buses Following Deadly July Crash

Lawmakers in New Jersey have begun taking a closer look at jitney buses, in the wake of a July accident that claimed the life of a baby in a stroller.

09/23/2013

Bus involved in fatal West New York crash, July 30, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NJ Lawmakers Push For Stricter Bus Rules In Wake Of Fatal Crash

The crash last Tuesday killed 8-month-old Angelie Paredes, who was being pushed in a stroller on a sidewalk in West New York.

08/06/2013

A makeshift memorial  in West New York where an 8-month-old girl was killed. (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Baby Killed In West New York Bus Crash

The service for 8-month-old Angelie Paredes was held Monday morning at the Vainieri Funeral Home in North Bergen.

08/05/2013

Vigil for Angelie Paredes, the 8-month-old killed in what police have called a distracted driving incident last week in West New York. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Prayer Vigil Held For 8-Month-Old Killed In Distracted Driving Incident

Angelie Paredes’ father issued a plea on Facebook for drivers to put down the cellphone.

08/04/2013

Bus involved in fatal West New York crash, July 30, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Emergency Response Questioned In Fatal West New York Bus Crash

Bystanders who called 911 after a commuter bus hit a pole that fell onto a stroller in West New York, killing an 8-month-old, wondered why the emergency response took so long.

08/02/2013

Idowu Daramola in court on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Bail Stays At $250K For Bus Driver Charged In Fatal West New York Crash

Idowu Daramola is charged with death by auto, reckless driving and using a cell phone while operating a vehicle.

08/01/2013

A makeshift memorial  in West New York where an 8-month-old girl was killed. (credit: CBS 2)

Family Devastated After Death Of Infant In West New York Bus Crash

Eight-month-old Angela Paredes died Tuesday after police said a bus driver was using his cell phone when he lost control and triggered a chain reaction crash.

07/31/2013

A picture of the scene where a bus accident resulted in a baby's death in West New York on July 30, 2013. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Bus Driver Charged In Crash That Killed 8-Month-Old Baby In West New York

The baby was killed after the bus smashed into a lamppost, which crashed into the baby’s carriage.

07/30/2013