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Copper wire (Credit: ClipArt.com)

Police: Thieves Steal Copper Wires From Dozens Of Rockland County Utility Poles

Scrap metal thieves have jeopardized the safety of Orange & Rockland utility workers, authorities say.

06/25/2015

Video posted online by the Clarkstown Police Department shows a black bear walking through a residential area near Woodland and Little Tor Road in New City. (credit: Clarkstown Police Dept./CBS2)

Video Shows Black Bear In Residential Area In New City

Police in Rockland County are warning residents after a bear was spotted walking through a neighborhood.

05/30/2015

FILE -- A train carries oil.(credit: Getty Images)

NTSB Calls For Safety Upgrades To Oil Trains

Oil trains are rumbling down the tracks in big numbers thanks to fracking out west and the NTSB says the tanker cars are an accident waiting to happen.

04/07/2015

Eddy Bethancourth (credit: Clarkstown Police)

Police: Spring Valley Man Bites Off Piece Of Another Man’s Ear During Fight

The victim told officers 34-year-old Eddy Bethancourth bit off a piece of his right ear during a fight before fleeing the scene, police said.

04/03/2015

Joseph Amorese of Pennsylvania received a get well card from his father containing a scratch-off lottery ticket. It turned out to be a winner worth $7 million. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Wins $7 Million On Scratch-Off Ticket In Get Well Card From Rockland County Dad

The “$7,000,000 Golden Ticket” scratch-off was purchased at Just A Dollar at 20 North Main St. in New City.

03/25/2015

Vincent Cordaro (credit: Clarkstown Police Department)

Police: Cop Shot, Killed Gunman In New City Standoff

Cops responded after relatives arrived at the police station to report that the man, identified by police as Vincent Cordaro, 57, had threatened to kill them.

02/09/2015

911 operator (file/credit: CBS 2)

Clarkstown 911 Dispatcher Guides Woman As Sister-In-Law Gives Birth

A Clarkstown police dispatcher was being hailed as a hero Saturday, after guiding over the phone a woman as her sister-in-law birth.

11/15/2014

Home where a fire in New City left a man dead and his wife injured. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Man Killed, Wife Injured In New City Fire

The fire broke out in the garage of the three-story wooden-frame house on Hansen Avenue around midnight Tuesday.

10/28/2014

Pictured from left to right: Victor Apolinar, Andrew Flores, Roger Mann. (Credit: Clarkstown Police Department)

3 Arrested On Drug Charges After Police Search New City Home

According to police, the search warrant was issued because of an investigation into complaints of drugs being sold at the home, on West Clarkstown Road in New City.

09/25/2014

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

Complaint: Money Motivated Slaying Of Rockland County Grandmother

A court document Thursday said money was the motive in the slaying of a popular Rockland County widow and grandmother whose daughter has been charged with her murder.

05/22/2014

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

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

Rockland Snow

Snowstorm Makes Mess Of Roads, Causes Power Woes In Westchester, Rockland

Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.

02/13/2014

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Toxicology Results In For Boater In Crash That Left Bride-To-Be, Best Man Dead

Authorities said the toxicology report, which hasn’t been made public, supports their investigation and should lead to an indictment in the summer’s fatal Hudson River barge collision.

10/09/2013

Saint Augustine School in New City, N.Y. (file / credit: Saint Augustine School)

It’s Last Week For 26 Schools In New York Archdiocese

As the Archdiocese looks to consolidate and streamline for long-term viability, 45 percent of the some 4,000 displaced students will reportedly not return to Catholic schools.

06/19/2013

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