Riverdale

Misty the pit bull (credit: Misty’s Journey Facebook page)

Misty The Pit Bull Is Missing In New Jersey

New Jersey residents were on the lookout on Sunday for the ‘sweet natured’ dog who was last seen on Friday on East Wilson Ave in Riverdale.

05/19/2013

Metro-North Brush Fire

Brush Fire Causes Delays On Metro-North Hudson Line During Evening Rush

Service on the Hudson Line of the Metro-North Railroad was delayed by up to 40 minutes during the Wednesday evening rush due to a brush fire.

05/01/2013

Horace Mann School (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: No Charges Possible In Horace Mann Sex Abuse Claims

In a crushing blow to alleged sex abuse victims, prosecutors have said the statute of limitations has expired and they cannot charge anyone at the Horace Mann School in the Riverdale section of the Bronx.

04/27/2013

Police and federal agents say heroin dealers are moving into the Tri-State Area suburbs and hiding in plain sight as they build their drug empires. (Photo: CBS 2)

Dangerous Heroin Houses Cropping Up In Quiet And Affluent Tri-State Suburbs

You would have no way of knowing, but drug dealers have moved in and are running multi-million-dollar heroin operations in some of the area’s upscale neighborhoods.

02/20/2013

Hudson Pointe Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (Photo: CBS 2)

Janitor Charged In Stunning Case Of Sexual Abuse At Riverdale Nursing Home

They are investigating the unthinkable. The New York State Health Department has now joined the probe into the sexual assault of an elderly woman at a nursing home.

12/06/2012

Torah carried out of Congregation Beth Israel following Hurricane Katrina (credit: http://bethisraelnola.com)

Former Riverdale Rabbi Helps Rebuild New Orleans Congregation After Katrina

Seven years after Hurricane Katrina decimated much of New Orleans, a local rabbi dedicates a new synagogue he helped rebuild. Rabbi Topolosky said that natural disaster really affected him and left him compelled to act.

08/26/2012

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Pedestrian Killed After Being Hit By School Bus In The Bronx

Police say 57-year-old Milo Montavilla was in the crosswalk when he was hit and dragged several feet before being trapped underneath the bus.

12/06/2011

Tree branch down along Central Park South (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Of Trees Damaged By Storm In Central Park

Central Park, ordinarily a winter wonderland when covered in snow, looked more like a Halloween nightmare on Monday.

10/31/2011

CrashStat (credit: Transportation Alternatives)

Transportation Alternatives Maps NYC Pedestrian Crashes

The system – called CrashStat – is an interactive map. So, you can check out your own neighborhood.

10/17/2011

Riverdale apartment bias

Feds: Glitzy Riverdale Apartment Building Discriminated Against Black Renters

The suit is accusing a Riverdale landlord of exercising the kind of quiet housing bias that keeps some neighborhoods mostly white — even when people of color have the money and means to move there.

09/27/2011

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Elderly Woman Killed In Bronx Apartment Fire

Police say an 87-year-old woman was killed and a 91-year-old man injured in an afternoon fire in the Bronx.

09/23/2011

Police officers stand guard outside Riverdale Temple - Bronx, NY - May 21, 2009 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Laguerre Payen, Final Convict In Temple Bomb Plot, Sentenced

The last of four men convicted in an FBI sting operation was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in prison by a judge who said she was not proud of her government for creating the plot to bomb synagogues and shoot down military planes with missiles.

09/07/2011

Generic - Crime scene tape (credit: AP)

Mount Vernon Man Killed In Apparent Hit-And-Run In The Bronx

Police are looking for an apparent hit-and-run driver after Antonio Damiano Jr. was found dead in the road at West 234th Street and the Henry Hudson Parkway early Sunday morning.

09/05/2011

President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation from the East Room of the White House - Washington, DC - Jul 25, 2011 (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Among Those Frustrated By Debt Ceiling Stalemate

The standoff on Capitol Hill over deficit reduction and raising the debt ceiling shows no signs of breaking.

07/26/2011

June 29, 2011 courtroom sketch shows (L-R) James Cromite, Onta Williams and David Williams as they listen to Judge Colleen McMahon during sentencing in Federal Court in Manhattan. (credit: SHIRLEY SHEPARD/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Men Convicted In Riverdale Synagogues Plot Learn Their Fates

James Cromitie, David Williams and Onta Williams, the three men convicted of plotting to blow up local synagogues and shoot down military planes, have been sentenced to 25 years in prison in federal court in Manhattan.

06/29/2011

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