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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

The Town of Ramapo has filed suit demanding that this path between two houses be removed. (Credit: CBS2)

Town Of Ramapo Demands Removal Of Path Linking Two Homes

The asphalt path winds through the woods, traversing a stretch of parkland that is supposed to remain wild.

01/22/2015

A shigella bacterium. (Credit: CBS2)

Rockland Officials: Shigella Has Sickened 66 Since Nov. 1

According to the Rockland County Health Department, there have been 66 cases since Nov. 1, centered in Ramapo.

01/20/2015

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Ramapo Police Investigate Series Of Car Thefts

Three vehicles were stolen from the driveways of homes in the Monsey section of Ramapo in the early morning hours of Nov. 5, police said.

11/07/2014

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Police: Student Caught Ramapo School Bus Driver In Act Of Public Lewdness

A school bus driver in Rockland County has been arrested and charged, after a student allegedly caught him masturbating while driving the bus.

10/30/2014

Workers unload voting machines from a truck in Rockland County, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Ramapo Town Attorney To Seek Stay Of Judge’s Order To Throw Out Town Vote

The ballots for Ramapo’s recent municipal election have yet to be counted, and the Town Board wants them preserved.

10/08/2014

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Judge Tosses Controversial Vote On Makeup Of Ramapo Town Board

A judge on Tuesday threw out a pair of referenda that set up a ward system and added two new town board members in Ramapo.

10/07/2014

Workers unload voting machines from a truck in Rockland County, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Ramapo Voting Machines Locked Up After Reports Of Suspicious Campaign Phone Calls

Some residents reported receiving calls on election day from someone claiming to be the with the county Board of Elections and advising them to vote against the measure.

10/02/2014

FILE -- A man uses a crosswalk. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ramapo Crackdown Aims To Cut Pedestrian Deaths, Injuries

Three people have been struck and killed by cars this year in the Rockland County town, and five pedestrians were struck in the span of a week.

10/02/2014

The seal of Rockland County

Ramapo Official Calls For Federal Investigation Into Town Vote

A vote next Tuesday in the diverse Rockland County town of Ramapo is turning into a debate over race, class and political power.

09/25/2014

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Authorities: Recluse Found Dead In Rockland County Home Was Worth $3 Million

Authorities say a man found dead outside his rural New York home was a recluse who had $3 million in the bank.

07/02/2014

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Police Across NY Enforce School Bus Safety Law With Ramped Up Patrols

Law enforcement officers across New York state participated in a crackdown on motorists who illegally pass school buses when they’re picking up or dropping off students.

04/03/2014

Ramapo Brush Fire

Brush Fire Leaves Acre After Acre Charred In Rockland County

Helicopters dumped water Tuesday evening on a brush fire that spread to a wooded area in Rockland County.

10/29/2013

Welts from Ramapo paintball attack (credit: Joseph Gestetner/handout)

Police: 3 Charged With Hate Crimes In Ramapo Paintball Attack

Police say Shashi Ramsaroop, Lindsey Peaks and Demetrius Latrell Torain were arrested on assault, aggravated harassment, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal tampering charges.

08/08/2013

Classroom (file / credit: clipart.com)

East Ramapo Parents To Rally For School Board Lawyer’s Firing

A rally will be held Monday evening ahead of a special school board meeting where parents will call for East Ramapo Central School District lawyer Chris Kirby to be fired.

07/08/2013

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