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Elderly Woman Struck, Killed By City Bus While Crossing Bronx Street

Police say Friday 74-year-old Gloria Mabry was struck at about 6:45 p.m. Friday. They say she was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

12/06/2013

Robert Cohan stands accused of bilking $200,000 from a 89-year-old twin brothers in Seaford, N.Y. (Photo: CBS 2)

Alleged Fake Contractor Accused Of Bilking The Elderly Out Of Thousands

It’s alleged a Long Island man engaged in a vicious scheme to bilk the elderly out of hundreds of thousands of dollars for never completed home repairs.

07/10/2013

Bronx Robbery Suspect Sketch (credit: NYPD)

Police Searching For Bronx Robbery Suspects Who Pose As Repairmen

Two men showed up at the Morris Park home of Vito and Elide D’Erasmo saying they were from the water company. Vito said he let the men in because a plumber had just the day before been unable to solve a drain problem at their home.

01/20/2013

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Suspect Charged In 3 Robberies, Including Elevator Assault On Elderly Woman

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the suspect, Freddy Keitt, was taken into custody Tuesday night after he was seen acting suspiciously in Stuyvesant Town.

12/12/2012

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NYPD: Suspect Attacked, Robbed 85-Year-Old Woman In Elevator

An elderly woman was brutally attacked in her Greenwich Village apartment building. The suspect was caught on tape waiting for the moment to strike.

12/10/2012

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5 Hurt After 86-Year-Old Man Drives Car Into Dunkin’ Donuts In Valley Stream

The man lost control of his 1996 Buick and crashed into the glass window of the restaurant’s entrance on Sunrise Highway around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, police said.

07/13/2012

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NJ Mother-Daughter Duo Charged For Purse Thefts

Police in Wall Township say they’ve arrested a mother-daughter duo and charged them in a series of purse snatchings.

07/12/2012

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Making Room for Mom In New York: How To Survive Parents Moving In

Take the stress out of an aging parent moving in with these helpful ideas.

02/15/2012

The neighborhood in Brooklyn where police say a pair of con artists has targeted the elderly. (Credit:Google)

Police: Con Artists Robbed Elderly Women In Brooklyn

Police say that criminals targeting the elderly have struck twice over the last week.

01/11/2012

NJ Transit Train (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Elderly Woman Dies In Collision Between Her Car, NJ Transit Train Sunday

NJ Transit said no one on the Bay Head-bound train was injured in the accident, though it wasn’t immediately known how many passengers were aboard.

11/13/2011

Brooklyn Elderly Robbery Suspect (credit: DCPI)

Police Release Surveillance Of Brooklyn Elderly Robbery Suspect

Police say the suspect followed his 70-year-old victim into her apartment building in the Kensington section of Brooklyn.

10/29/2011

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NYC Unveils New System To Help Visually Impaired, Seniors Get Around Town

The system combines sounds, voice, and tactile sensation and was unveiled Wednesday by Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.

09/28/2011

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Tri-State Area Seniors Coping With Hurricane Irene’s Aftermath

It’s hard enough for the able-bodied and young to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. Imagine being elderly.

09/02/2011

A student from Rome, Italy cools off in the Washington Square Park Fountain in  New York City on July 22, 2011. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Nearly A Dozen Deaths Attributed To NYC Heat Wave

The medical examiner said Friday that the latest victims were in Queens and Brooklyn.

08/12/2011

Grandmothers (credit: File/Photo by Ramona Dear/Getty Images)

Elderly New Jersey Couple Warns Seniors Of ‘The Grandparents Scam’

After 60,000 complaints nationwide – 1,600 victims in New Jersey – state and federal officials are rolling out a national campaign to talk about a booming scam targeting seniors.

03/23/2011

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