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Man charged with murder after pregnant woman, family struck at 7-Eleven in Rockland County

HAVERSTRAW, Rockland County (WABC) -- A man has been charged with murder after police say he intentionally drove his vehicle into a family of eight standing outside a 7-Eleven in Rockland County Wednesday.


Pop band Why Don’t We to perform at Chevy Court during NY State Fair

SYRACUSE, NY — Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.


Healthy Life Series Continues In March

All events are free and take place on the Phelps campus, 701 N. Broadway in Sleepy Hollow unless otherwise noted. The Phelps Healthy Life Calendar for March is as follows:. Saturday, March 2 - Totsaver Program This 3-hour class includes the pediatric component of the American Heart Association CPR f


Babysitter of 5 kids in Bronx left to get cooking ingredients when fire started

CLAREMONT VILLAGE, Bronx (WABC) -- A 15-year-old babysitter got a juvenile report following a kitchen fire in the Bronx apartment where she was watching over five small children.


Police: Driver plows into family of 8 in Garnerville, killing mother

GARNERVILLE - Six children are without a mother after a man intentionally smashed his car into a family in Rockland County on Wednesday. Police say Jason Mendez, 35, of Washingtonville is facing second degree murder charges and seven counts of attempted murder after they say he deliberately drove hi


Man stabbed to death in Rockland County home; Suspect arrested in Boston

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Police: Syracuse Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim Hits, Kills Man Walking On I-690

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man walking on an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man’s disabled vehicle, police said.


Driver Accused of Running Over Family in Rockland County

A driver allegedly ran over and killed a mother in Rockland County, while also injuring her husband and their six children. The incident happened Wednesday afternoon at a 7-Eleven store in Garnerville. There was apparently an argument over smoking that resulted in 35-year-old Jason Mendez getting in


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,



A commercial business park may seem to be an unlikely place to find man’s best friend coming to work—but seven bomb-detecting dogs (accompanied by their handlers) greeted company owners and media to a new training facility on Ramland Road.


Mom dead after car rams into family of 8, then backs up and does it again

Haverstraw, N.Y. -- A 32-year-old mother was killed and the rest of her family was rushed to the hospital Wednesday after a driver deliberately plowed into them outside a convenience store in a northern New York City suburb, CBS New York reports. Investigators said 35-year-old Jason Mendez, of nearb


Westwood Gas Station Attendant Charged With Fondling Customer, Soliciting Sex

A Westwood gas station attendant fondled a customer, then offered the victim money for sex, said police who arrested him. Now police are searching for any other potential victims.


Cops investigate homicide at Rockland County home

RAMAPO, N.Y. — Authorities are investigating a homicide at a Rockland County home, police said Wednesday. The Ramapo Police Department arrived at a residence in the vicinity of Northbrook and East Eckerson roads in the Hillcrest section of Ramapo, the police said in a Facebook post.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Spring Valley Man Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Child Numerous Times, Police Say

A man from Spring Valley has been arrested following a series of alleged sexual assaults of a child, police say. Spring Valley Police say they received a report on Wednesday, Feb. 20 of numerous sexual assaults against a child that allegedly occurred between August 2018 and February 2019 from a sing


Two Injured In Crash On Spook Rock Road In Suffern

Two people received minor injuries during a crash in Suffern due to slippery roads. The crash took place around 8:10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at 185 Spook Rock Road, said the Ramapo Police.


Shoelace, Glue Traps: Fort Lee Detective, Officer Nab Postal Box Fishing Thieves

Fighting the growing trend of check thefts from postal boxes, Fort Lee police nabbed a Teaneck man and a companion who they said had collected a bundle of envelopes with a shoelace and glue traps.


'Sexually Violent' Offender Convicted Of Sodomizing Boy Reports Move In Mount Vernon

A registered "sexually violent" offender convicted of sodomizing a 9-year-old boy has reported a move in Westchester County. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Westchester residents regarding the residency of 51-year-old Pedro Velez, who has moved t


Orangeburg Man Who Beat Fellow Patient To Death Found Guilty Of Manslaughter

A man who beat to death another patient at a psychiatric center has been convicted of manslaughter by a jury. Alias Stone, aka "Billy Pugh," 54, of Orangeburg, was found guilty of one count of manslaughter in connection with the 2017 death of a fellow patient at the Rockland Psychiatric Center, said


MIRACLE IN MONSEY: School Bus Slams Into Tree, Destroying Bus; Minor Injuries Reported [VIDEO & PHOTOS]

A school bus with children on board slid out-of-control, and slammed into a tree in Monsey on Wednesday afternoon. Rockland Hatzolah, along with other emergency personnel, were at the scene on Carlton Road at around 3:30PM, and found the bus from Lizensk Cheder with extensive front-end damage.