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Jojo John (credit: handout)

Boat Driver Accused In Fatal Hudson River Crash Pleads Not Guilty

Jojo John of Nyack pleaded not guilty at his arraigned Wednesday in Rockland County Court. The charges include vehicular manslaughter and operating a vessel under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

11/20/2013

Jojo John (credit: handout)

Rockland DA: Boat Driver Involved In Fatal Hudson River Crash Was Drunk

The driver of a boat that crashed into a barge on the Hudson River, killing a bride-to-be and her groom’s best man, had a blood-alcohol level of .15, nearly twice the legal limit, authorities said Thursday.

11/07/2013

Lindsey Stewart (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Bride-To-Be Killed In Hudson River Boat Crash

A service for Lindsey Stewart of Piermont was held Thursday at the church in Pearl River where she would have been married Aug. 10.

08/01/2013

The boat police say was involved in a deadly crash on the Hudson River near the Tappan Zee Bridge. (credit: CBS 2)

Victims’ Families: Hudson River Crash May Not Have Been Due To Operator

Cell phone video shot by one of the survivors of a boat crash on the Hudson River shows the last few seconds before it slammed into a barge, prosecutors said Wednesday.

07/31/2013

Herve Gilles (credit: Handout via Sanford Rubenstein)

Spring Valley Police Officer Will Not Be Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Haitian Immigrant

An investigation found that Herve Gilles, who had a record of drunkenness and mental illness, was beating Spring Valley Officer John Roper with Roper’s nightstick when the officer fired, hitting Gilles in the neck and then in the head, Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe said.

05/08/2012

Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe announces dozens of drug arrests - Ramapo, NY - Oct 3, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Dozens Charged In Long-Running Rockland County Drug Operation

Dozens of suspects were arrested in pre-dawn raids Monday in the third largest drug bust in Rockland County this year.

10/03/2011

Marc Bernstein, the father of the alleged victim. (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters To Face Rockland Judge After Alleged Hazing Of Teen Volunteer

The boy said he was tied to a chair and forced to have sexual contact with two older teens and a 30-year-old man. All three of the accused have been charged only with misdemeanors.

06/22/2011

Marc Bernstein, the father of the alleged victim. (credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Marc Bernstein Speaks Out About Son’s Alleged Sex Assault In Rockland County Firehouse

“This has destroyed my son’s life – a serious sex crime has been committed and I want those responsible to be held accountable,” Bernstein said.

06/21/2011

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Rockland County Woman Indicted In Booze-Bashing Tantrum

District Attorney Thomas Zugibe said Friday it was Spring Valley resident Mahogany Morrow who was captured on surveillance video taken at Rite-Buy Wines & Liquors in Nyack.

03/25/2011

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Rockland Home Contractor Accused Of Swindling

52-year-old John DiGiacomo has been charged with grand larceny.

12/29/2010

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Lawyer: ‘No Offer On Table’ For Giants Great Taylor

Lawrence Taylor remains free on bail after appearing in a suburban court on charges of having sex with a 16-year-old prostitute. The ex-NFL MVP is accused of paying $300 for sex with the Bronx runaway in a suburban hotel room in May.

10/28/2010