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Salvatore Cambria (left) and Eric Onyango said they bought a $1 million winning Powerball ticket in New Jersey, and threw it in the garbage when they read the wrong winning numbers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pair Claiming To Have Thrown Away $1 Million Lotto Ticket Suing N.J. Lottery

Erick Onyango and Salvatore Cambria, both of Suffern, N.Y., claim they had a million-dollar lottery ticket in their hands, but they threw it away.

06/26/2014

Gary Crockett, Nickie Hunt mug shots. The couple jumped to their deaths off the George Washington Bridge and were suspects in the murder of her uncle. (credit: Suffern Police Department)

Police: Couple Who Jumped From GWB Were Suspects In Suffern Homicide

Suffern police were investigating the death of William Valenti, 70, Monday when they heard media reports about the double suicide of Nickie Hunt and and Gary Crockett, authorities said.

04/30/2014

Newborn Baby Feet

Rockland Cop Helps Woman Revive Baby Son Who Stopped Breathing

Suffern Officer Tim Dunn says the woman was scared and nervous when she called 911 Monday afternoon. He continued to give her directions, telling her to turn him on his side and try clearing his airway with her finger or a tissue.

02/13/2014

A skeleton is spotted on 87th Street in Manhattan. (credit: CBS 2)

The Spookiest Area Halloween Displays

CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock’s showcased some of spookiest decoration displays in the Tri-State area.

10/30/2013

Authorities raid Yeshiva Shaarei Torah in Suffern, NY. (credit: CBS 2)

FBI: Men Plotted To Kidnap, Use Cattle Prods To Force Orthodox Jewish Men To Divorce Wives

Three rabbis and seven other men were charged after the FBI raided several locations overnight.

10/10/2013

Brush Fire (file / credit: clipart.com)

Warm Weather Sparks Brush Fire Worry

Most people probably welcome the warm weather, except, maybe, for some local fire officials worried about the potential for more brush fires.

04/09/2013

Tomas Marin-Martinez (Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Mahwah Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Friend’s 7-Year-Old Daughter

A New Jersey man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a 7-year-old girl.

04/04/2013

Tappan Zee Bridge employment forum at Rockland Community College - March 6, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Employment Forums Being Held For Tappan Zee Bridge Work

The nearly $4 billion project is on schedule, but under the design-build approach, they’re still at work on the specifics, which was a letdown for some.

03/07/2013

New York State Thruway - Yonkers, NY (file)

Woman Killed In Head-On Thruway Crash

New York State police said Alvin Lapides, 81, of Monsey was driving north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 87 in Rockland County Tuesday night when he struck a Volvo driven by a 17-year-old boy.

01/23/2013

Items destroyed by Irene - Suffern, NY - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Suffern Still Suffers From Irene, One Year Later

It was one year ago today that Tropical Storm Irene slammed into the Tri-State Area with incredibly destructive rain and many communities are still not back to normal.

08/28/2012

Paul Kramer (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Man Gets 15 Years For Stabbing Ex-Boyfriend’s Brother

Paul Kramer’s lawyer says his client “snapped” when his ex-boyfriend called Kramer’s mother and told her he was gay. The two men were going through an acrimonious split.

01/07/2012

Repairs on the Port Jervis Line - Tuxedo, NY - Sep 15, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Port Jervis Line To Resume Service On Monday

“We will return to providing a full schedule of 26 daily trains and 14 trains each weekend day,” Metro-North announced.

11/27/2011

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Sleepy Hollow, NY - Aug 31, 2008 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

President Obama Greenlights Speeding Up New Tappan Zee Bridge Project

The White House says New York desperately needs a new bridge. President Barack Obama issued an executive order Tuesday clearing the way for a long-awaited Tappan Zee Bridge replacement.

10/11/2011

Paul Kramer (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Suspect On The Loose in Bergen County After Cutting Off Monitoring Bracelet

Kramer, who was staying at his parents’ home in Mahwah, had pleaded guilty to stabbing an acquaintance several times in the neck in May 2009. He pleaded guilty last month, and was to be sentenced next month.

09/23/2011

Warehouse Lane in Elmsford on Sept. 8, 2011 (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Flood Warnings Through Early Friday For Orange, Rockland Counties

Sandbags are in place in Suffern where the Mahwah River is rising again, inching closer to basements where sump pumps are still warm from last week’s flood.

09/08/2011

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