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Rockland declaring state of emergency over measles outbreak, will bar unvaccinated from public places

ROCKLAND COUNTY, New York (WABC) -- Rockland County is declaring of state of emergency Tuesday over the ongoing measles outbreak and barring unvaccinated people from public places.


Racist attack on black female student prompts outrage at elite New York City high school

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- A racist attack on a female African American student prompted emergency meetings with families, students and administrators at a prestigious Manhattan high school Tuesday.


Cuomo heads back to Long Island to push for a property tax cap

The governor said he won’t sign a budget bill without the cap. Gov. Andrew Cuomo headed to Long Island to once more make his case for a permanent cap on property taxes. The governor spoke to state lawmakers in New Hyde Park, accompanied by state and local lawmakers including Nassau and Suffolk execu


Wendy Williams Rushed to Hospital After Staff Found Her Drunk and Unresponsive in Bed

Wendy Williams was rushed to a Queens, NY hospital after staff at a sober house found her in drunk and unresponsive in bed on Monday afternoon. The daytime talk star checked herself out of the hospital late Monday, sources tell DailyMail.com.


AIM Program Could Be Cut From NY State Budget

STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WENY) – With the upcoming New York State Budget deadline fast approaching, the AIM program is facing a $60 million cut. If cuts are approved for the program, residents in Steuben County could see a tax increase.


Nassau County Police Seeking Suspect in East Meadow Bank Robbery

East Meadow, NY - March 26, 2019 - The Major Case Bureau is investigating a Robbery that occurred on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 4:22 pm in East Meadow. According to Robbery Squad Detectives, an unknown male white entered the Peoples United Bank located at 2425 Hempstead Turnpike within the Stop & S


Queens Man Arrested For Fatal Midtown Hit-And-Run, Police Say

MIDTOWN MANHATTAN, NY — A Queens man is facing charges for hitting and killing cyclist Chaim Joseph in Midtown Manhattan and leaving the scene, police said. Queens resident Kenneth Jackson was arrested Tuesday and charged with failure to yield to a bicyclist and failure to use due care, police said.


Nassau County Ranked Among Healthiest Counties In NYS

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The latest health report card is in and two counties in our area, Rockland and Nassau, top the list. Suffolk, however, is ranked way back. Drinking fruit juice, Inger Solvey walked to her train station on Monday.


NYPD Says A Notorious Gang Leader Is A Cooperating Witness In The Probe Of The Murder Of Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman

As authorities continue their efforts to determine who is ultimately responsible for the death of Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz, the New York Police Department revealed the ringleader of the infamous Trinitarios gang is now operating as a witness in the probe.


Westchester Man Faces Felony DWI Charge: NYSP

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — A Westchester man was accused of felony drunken driving after a traffic stop on I-287 in Harrison. State police said Johncarlos Valencia, 28, of New Rochelle, was stoped around 3:45 a.m. March 24.


Perv NYC dentist with meth addiction sentenced to 10 years in prison for child porn

A dirty Manhattan dentist with a predilection for child porn and crystal meth was sentenced to 10 years and one month in prison Tuesday. John Wolf, 63, had over 600 images and 200 depraved videos depicting children in the most disturbing scenarios imaginable. Some depicted bestiality, others showed


Police: Loaded Handgun Found In 10-Year-Old’s Lunch Bag Inside Long Island Elementary School

BALDWIN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A quick-thinking lunch monitor made a shocking discovery at a Long Island school earlier this week. The employee at Meadow Elementary School in Baldwin found a loaded handgun inside a 10-year-old’s boy’s lunch bag on Monday.


Doctor Accused Of Plot To Kidnap Pregnant Mistress, Kill Her Baby

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A New York City doctor appeared in court Tuesday morning to face manslaughter charges. He’s accused of masterminding a plot to have two people kill his mistress’s unborn baby.


Queens teacher accused of tossing school book at 9-year-old student’s face released without bail

A science teacher at a Queens elementary school accused of hurling a book at a young boy’s face was released from jail Tuesday with no bail. Loretta Myers, 48, who taught at Public School 253 on Central Ave. near Wheatley Ave. in Far Rockaway, allegedly threw the book at a 9-year-old student at 9 a.


NYC Woman Who Lost Eye After Brutal Arrest Still Faces Charges

THE BRONX, NY — A lawyer for a Bronx woman who says an NYPD cop gouged her eye out last June is demanding prosecutors drop the charges she still faces months after the brutal arrest.


Nine Queens men cuffed in major cocaine and marijuana distribution ring: DA

After a 14-month probe, law enforcement agents busted up a large-scale cocaine and marijuana peddling ring in Queens, leading to the arrest of 10 individuals on related charges, prosecutors announced on Tuesday.


Yankees season preview: So much turns on which Gary Sanchez shows up

One hundred victories a year ago weren’t nearly enough to finish ahead of the Red Sox in the AL East. A wild-card win over the A’s sent them to the ALDS where they were flattened by their blood rivals, who used that as a springboard to another World Series title.


FBI arrests sixth Paterson police officer in corruption investigation

The FBI arrested a sixth Paterson police officer on Tuesday morning as part of its corruption investigation, announced U.S. attorney Craig Carpenito. Daniel Pent, 32, of Paterson, is charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law. He is accused of unlawfully stoppi


Husband Wakes Up, Finds Wife Dead in NYC Bed After Night of Drinking: Sources

Authorities are investigating the death of a 39-year-old woman who was found unconscious in her bedroom after a night of drinking with her husband, sources familiar with the investigation tell News 4.


Queens Pol Wants To Replace Parking Removed For Bus Lanes

ELMHURST, QUEENS — A Queens official is trying to require the city to replace any parking spots it eliminates for bus lanes. State Sen. Joseph Addabbo, who represents parts of central Queens, re-introduced a bill that would require the city to add a nearby parking spot for each one it eliminates. Th