Rockland County

A skunk. (Credit: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Skunk Tests Positive For Rabies In Rockland County

A skunk in Clarkstown has tested positive for rabies after coming into contact with a dog belonging to an area resident, Rockland County health officials said Wednesday.

01/28/2015

Snow is seen around a house in Yonkers on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Westchester, Rockland Officials Defend Travel Ban

But Rockland County Executive Ed Day said when he woke up to just 2 inches of snow at his house, he would have liked to have had the power to lift the travel ban locally.

01/27/2015

A snowy road off of 5th Street - Mount Vernon, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Conditions Go Downhill As Blizzard Swoops Into North Suburban Counties

Westchester and Rockland counties have their emergency operations centers up and running and are in touch with the state, utilities and mass transit.

01/26/2015

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

An outbreak of shigella infections in Brooklyn has now spread to Rockland County. (Credit: CBS2)

New Yorkers On High Alert After Shigella Outbreak Spreads To Rockland County

The shigella bacterium outbreak started in Brooklyn, but now parents are on high alert in Rockland County.

01/17/2015

A shigella bacterium. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Shigella Infection Outbreak Spreads To Rockland County

An infectious outbreak of the shigella bacterium has already been seen in Brooklyn, and now, the outbreak has spread to the suburbs.

01/16/2015

Surveillance video of the robbery of a gas station in Valley Cottage, Rockland County. (Credit: CBS2)

Rockland County Gas Station Clerk Fights Off Armed Robbers

A Rockland county gas station clerk refused to become a victim when two robbers stormed in and demanded cash.

01/12/2015

NYPD Officers Andrew Dossi (left) and Aliro Pellerano were shot and wounded in the Bronx on Monday, Jan. 5. (Credit: CBS2)

Families, Neighbors Hope For Recovery For 2 Officers Shot In The Bronx

The officers who were shot and wounded in the Bronx on Monday night both came from Rockland County, and their friends and families were heartbroken over the shootings.

01/06/2015

A NY Waterways ferry maneuvers through the icy Hudson River on Jan. 24, 2014. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Nyack Revisits Idea Of Implementing Ferry Service

Ferry service might be the solution to an ongoing transportation problem in Rockland County, the mayor of Nyack said.

12/27/2014

Judith Clark was convicted as a getaway driver in the 1981 Brinks armored car robbery in Rockland County. (Credit: CBS2)

1981 Brinks Armored Car Robbery Defendant May Soon Be Released

One of the defendants convicted in the infamous Brinks robbery in Rockland County some 33 years ago could soon be released from prison.

12/01/2014

The seal of Rockland County

Proposal To Trim Rockland County Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies Comes Under Fire

Police and their supporters have fired back against the Rockland County Executive Ed Day’s proposal to trim 37 sheriff’s patrol deputies.

11/07/2014

Center For Safety and Change (credit: http://www.centerforsafetyandchange.org/

Rockland County-Based Domestic Violence Center Marking Milestone With Fundraiser

A group dedicated to assisting victims of domestic violence in New York and New Jersey is celebrating a milestone.

10/17/2014

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

Lisa Thomas was murdered on Oct. 7, 1974, at the age of 15 in Nanuet. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nanuet Mother Hopes For Justice 40 Years After Teenage Daughter’s Murder

A Rockland County mother still maintains faith her daughter’s killer will someday be brought to justice – four decades after the crime.

09/30/2014

Two dogs could be euthanized for their alleged role in an attack on goats in Rockland County. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dogs’ Fate Lies In Judge’s Hands Following Alleged Attack On Pet Goats

The animals, Nigerian dwarf goats, named Sunny and Puppy, where mauled by an unlikely duo a pair of Labrador retrievers named Pink and Ty.

09/25/2014

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