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Health Warning: Measles Diagnosed In Rockland County Child

An infant in Spring Valley is recovering from measles and the Rockland County health department wants people to watch for symptoms over the next couple of weeks.

05/29/2013

Moishe Turner (credit: CBS 2)

Rockland County Man Spared Prison Time For Sexually Abusing Boy, 14

A 59-year-old Rockland County man got to go home without serving time in prison, after admitting to sex acts on seven different occasions with a 14-year-old boy.

03/19/2013

New York State Thruway - Yonkers, NY (file)

Woman Killed In Head-On Thruway Crash

New York State police said Alvin Lapides, 81, of Monsey was driving north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 87 in Rockland County Tuesday night when he struck a Volvo driven by a 17-year-old boy.

01/23/2013

Entrance to Grandview Elementary School in Monsey (file / credit: Google Maps)

Residents In Cash-Strapped Rockland County School District Enact ‘Parent Patrol’ Security

There was a clash Wednesday over school security, or what appears to be a complete lack of it in some Tri-State Area schools.

10/03/2012

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Police Investigating Death Of Monsey Infant

Just before 1 a.m. Tuesday, the unconscious and unresponsive infant was brought to Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn by private means, according to police.

09/18/2012

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Man in Brooklyn (file / credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Hasidic Jew Claims Religious Discrimination, Hires Lawyer After Being Cut By NYPD

A former NYPD recruit has hired a lawyer, claiming religious discrimination by the department over his beard after he was cut by the police academy.

06/09/2012

Fire officials said this home in Monsey was destroyed by a fire and a 4-year-old boy was left home alone.  He was eventually rescued thanks to some good Samaritans. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Chief: 4-Year-Old Left Home Alone As Blaze Destroys Rockland Co. Home

Flames were spreading at the Monsey home when neighbors saw the fire and screamed for anyone inside. They were able to pull a 4-year-old boy safely from the house.

04/27/2012

Stanley Joseph (L), Qwesi Williams (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Yeshiva Student Alleged Victim Of Hate Crime In Rockland

Four people are facing hate crime charges after allegedly targeting a man for a violent robbery in Rockland County because he was Jewish.

02/07/2012

United States Post Office - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Major Postal Cuts Will Mean Slower Mail, Job Cuts In Tri-State Area

There are over 1,000 workers at the processing and distribution center in Flushing, Queens and many don’t know what this means for them.

12/05/2011

New Hope Christian Church - Monsey, NY (file / credit: Google Maps)

Stories From Main Street: Rockland Boy Restoring Historic Monsey Cemetery As Part Of Eagle Scout Project

Brian Negrin’s Eagle Scout project shows respect for those who came long before he did.

07/11/2011

Generic Firefighter File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Monsey Firefighters: No Fire Siren A Safety Risk

The fire siren will remain silent in Monsey. The emergency signal was turned off last month for a three month trial after residents complained about the noise.

05/13/2011