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Newburgh Police Say Disappearance Prompting AMBER Alert ‘Did Not Occur’

An AMBER Alert was issued based on reports from several witnesses — children ages 5 to 11 — who said they saw the 5-year-old girl being abducted near South Junior High School around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

09/06/2012

Irene's damage on Seven Lakes Drive is seen from Chopper 880 - Sloatsburg, NY - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Sloatsburg Residents Proud Of Response To Irene, One Year Later

The Rockland County village of Sloatsburg, like most of the Tri-State Area, was not spared the damaging force of Tropical Storm Irene one year ago. But you won’t catch its residents complaining about it.

08/29/2012

Statement From Steven Ercolino's Brother (Credit: CBS 2)

As Family Grieves, Steven Ercolino’s Brother Speaks Out About Tragedy

Steven’s brother, Paul, told CBS 2 that even though the gunman is dead, that certainly doesn’t make the death of his brother any easier. “It’s not something that I get comfort in, because my brother is not here.”

08/25/2012

A man walks through the rain during an intense afternoon thunderstorm on June 22, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Midst Of Heat Wave, Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect For Tri-State Area Until 8:00 P.M.

In the midst of the second extreme heat wave of the summer, some relief could be on the way in the form of rain. But that rain could potentially be dangerous.

07/01/2012

Con Edison works on restoring power. (credit:  Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Thunderstorms, Thousands Left Without Power In Tri-State Area

As of Saturday afternoon, the Long Island Power Authority reported that 130 of its customers are without power, most of which reside in Hempstead, Oyster Bay and North Hempstead.

06/23/2012

Greenwood Lake

Lack Of Winter Snow, Dry Spring Create Depressing Times At Orange County Lake

A large lake on the New York-New Jersey border is not quite as big as it should be. A mild winter and dry spring have conspired to leave an entire tourist industry high and dry along Greenwood Lake.

04/17/2012

Pit Bull File Photo (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Officials Mull Mandatory Injury Insurance For Dog Owners In Middletown

The city of 30,000 residents has logged more than a hundred serious dog bites in the past three years.

03/20/2012

A snow plow stands ready - Ridgefield, CT - Feb 29, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Snowy Conditions Blamed For Death In Newburgh

AThe accident happened on Route 32 and occurred when ice forced a vehicle traveling northbound to spin out and strike a car in the southbound lane.

02/29/2012

Timothy Mulqueen (credit: Handout)

Authorities: Middletown Courthouse Gunman May Have Been Targeting Mayor Joseph DeStefano

The incident took place at around 9:09 a.m. Wednesday shortly after the courthouse opened. Police say a man drove up on a Honda dirt bike carrying a shotgun inside a hunting sling.

02/08/2012

Emma and Sophia Trapp and Anthony Trapp (credit: Handout)

Man Dead In Apparent Suicide After Allegedly Killing Ex-Wife, Abducting Daughters

Anthony Trapp, 39, was found dead from an apparent suicide after barricading himself inside the Bear Mountain Bridge motel in Fort Montgomery, authorities said.

12/16/2011

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Minor Injuries After Tour Bus Crash In Orange County

The bus was on Route 17 in Monroe when it ran off the road and crashed into trees Monday.

12/13/2011

Chris Pawelski with the onions (credit: eBay)

Orange County Farmer Selling Bag Of Onions For $150K To Save Farm

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Such is the case for a farmer in Orange County.

10/20/2011

Missing Autistic Boy Found

Missing Autistic Boy Found In Orange County

A missing 7-year-old autistic boy was found on Sunday morning after being reported missing in Orange County on Saturday night.

09/18/2011

Mahwah River (credit: CBS 2)

Orange, Rockland & Westchester County Residents Worried About More Flooding

Overnight rain water joined swollen waterways rushing to the sea. People who have just finished drying out businesses look at places like the brimming Saw Mill River with alarm.

09/07/2011

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Cornwall, NY To Receive Federal Help From Irene

Orange County is among nine New York counties added to the list that are eligible for federal disaster assistance. Others include Rockland, Suffolk and Sullivan.

09/03/2011

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