Sean Adams

Yonkers Bear

Wildlife Officials Tranquilize Black Bear In Yonkers

A 200-pound black bear caused quite a stir in Yonkers.

05/20/2015

FILE -- U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for The Elton John AIDS Foundation)

Ashford Avenue Bridge Project Could Suffer If Federal Highway Trust Fund Expires

Without the trust fund, the project could be delayed or local taxpayers could end up footing the bill.

05/19/2015

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Report: New Jersey Self-Service Gas Bill Gaining Momentum

For 66 years, New Jersey gas stations by law have been exclusively full service.

05/18/2015

FILE -- Barber scissors (credit: ClipArt)

Stories From Main Street: Master Barber Gives Back To Westchester Community

Barton entered that program when he was 17 and never looked back. Now he’s giving back with free barber classes. Students give free barber classes at the center.

05/18/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Bergen County Church Grows Food For The Needy

The Church of the Presentation is digging deep to help feed the less fortunate.

05/11/2015

Police in New Jersey are trying to tackle a disturbing trend: parents using their children to help them shoplift. (credit: CBS2)

Wayne Police Responding To Troubling Trend Of Parents Using Kids To Shoplift

Police in New Jersey are trying to tackle a disturbing trend: parents using their children to help them shoplift.

05/08/2015

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

Environmentalists, Officials In Rockland Voice Concerns After North Dakota Oil Train Derailment

Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., wants to ban all Bakken crude shipments by rail unless volatile gases are first removed.

05/07/2015

FILE -- Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

School Bus Driver Ticketed After Close Call At Metro-North Railroad Crossing In Chappaqua

Police say it happened at the Roaring Brook Road crossing in Chappaqua. Two students and a bus monitor were on board.

05/05/2015

NYPD Officer Brian Moore (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Officer Dies 2 Days After Being Shot In Queens

He was removed from life support at 11:15 a.m. Monday, sources said.

05/04/2015

Eight rental garden apartments were built in Tappan, N.Y., for homeless and disabled veterans. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Veterans In Rockland County Team Up To Provide Housing For Their Brethren

Rockland County Legislator John Murphy, a former Marine, and several other veterans scraped together the money to build eight rental garden apartments.

05/04/2015

A fire apparently started by a candle set off some old munitions at a Westchester County home, authorities said. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Old Munitions Explode During Rye Brook House Fire

A fire apparently started by a candle set off some old munitions at a Westchester County home, authorities said.

05/01/2015

Rockland County Executive Ed Day (credit: electday.com)

Rockland County Looks To Crack Down On Illegally Divided Homes

The county is trying a new tactic by having the county Health Department target violations.

04/30/2015

World AIDS Day

Gov. Cuomo Unveils Blueprint Aimed To Reduce Spread Of AIDS

Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited the LGBT center on W. 13th Street Wednesday to unveil a blueprint that is intended to end the AIDS epidemic.

04/29/2015

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2 Dead, Four Others Injured After Shooting Outside Funeral In East Flatbush

Police are searching for multiple gunmen who opened fire outside a Brooklyn church Monday night, shooting six people, two of which are dead.

04/28/2015

Jawonio will host its fundraising dinner April 30, 2015, in New City. Brandon Kline, 17, will be the guest of honor. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Early Intervention Programs For Kids With Disabilities Face Financial Obstacles

Jawonio’s Jerry Staller said that over the years funding for early intervention programs has not kept pace. Some therapists have even called it quits.

04/27/2015

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