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'Miracle on the Hudson’ survivor to speak; homeless donation meters ready | Journal Entries
“Miracle on the Hudson” survivor to speak at North Bergen. Dave Sanderson, a survivor of US Airways Flight 1549, known as The Miracle on the Hudson, will be coming back to the Hudson River waterfront to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the event.
VIDEO: Mom takes down man trying to steal her car in Bronx
MELROSE, The Bronx (WABC) -- A Bronx mom taking her son to school found a man attempting to steal her car, yanked him out of the driver's seat and detained him until police arrived.
Seven Cases Of Whooping Cough Confirmed In Rockland County
Rockland County, NY — Another dangerous childhood disease has been confirmed in Rockland County. Pertussis, once commonly known as whooping cough, is especially dangerous for infants and young children and, at any age, can lead to death from bacterial pneumonia.
Woman charged in Bronx MTA bus slashing after fellow passenger tried to pet dog
MELROSE, Bronx (WABC) -- A woman suspected of slashing two fellow passengers on an MTA bus in the Bronx after one of them tried to pet her dog is under arrest. The incident was reported on an MTA bus near East 149th Street and Morris Avenue in the Melrose section around 2:30 p.m. Monday.
Man, woman arrested after remains of Virginia man found in duffel bag in Yonkers
NEW YORK (WABC) -- Two suspects have been arrested in connection to the discovery of a Virginia man found fatally stabbed in Yonkers earlier this year. The remains of Deshawn Cortez-Seaborn, 24, were found in a duffel bag outside a bank on Nov. 19.
Three Rockland County Playwrights Commissioned Short Plays On The Subject Of Greed
Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, a nonprofit theatre company based in New York City and recently expanded to Nyack, NY, is now in its 15th season and announces a unique-and unpredictable--evening of readings of new commissioned short plays on the subject of greed by three noted Rockland County playwrights,
Death of woman from butt injection in the Bronx ruled a homicide
CASTLE HILL, Bronx (WABC) -- The death of a woman in the Bronx in June was the result of a cosmetic butt injection, the city Medical Examiner said Tuesday, and the case has been ruled a homicide.
NYPD: Sex offender charged in Queens attempted abduction may have more victims
RIDGEWOOD, Queens (WABC) -- Police are searching for possible additional victims of a man they saychased an 11-year-old girl and attempted to force her into his car in Queens over the weekend.
'Sexually Violent' Offender Convicted Of Abusing 10-Year-Old Reports Move To Mount Vernon
A registered "sexually violent" offender convicted of kidnapping and sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl 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 37-year-old Jamal
Westchester Man Found Asleep In Running Car In Greenwich Charged With DWI
A report of a possible drunk driver led to the arrest of a man who police found asleep in his running vehicle. Laudilei Elias, 44, of Mount Vernon, was arrested on Sunday after Greenwich Police received a call about a possible intoxicated driver in the parking lot at 510 East Putnam Ave., said the G
Woman Wounded In Police-Involved Shooting To Sue NYPD, City For $10 Million
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman accidentally wounded during a police-involved shootout with a suspect in the Bronx plans to sue. On Monday, she filed a $10 million notice of claim against the NYPD and city as she continues to recover in the hospital. Her family is also speaking out about her injurie
Mount Vernon Firefighter Entered New Rochelle Woman's Home, Impersonated Officer, Police Say
A Mount Vernon firefighter was charged with entering a New Rochelle woman's home by impersonating a police officer, ABC7 reported Monday . Michael Figueroa, 26, told the woman he was a detective when he entered her Clinton Avenue home around midnight Sunday, authorities said.
Two Charged With DWI In Rockland Sheriff Stops
Two area residents were nabbed for aggravated DWI after being stopped for a traffic violation by the Rockland County Sheriff's Office. Jean Eddyson, 35, of Spring Valley was busted for DWI around 3:53 a.m. Monday after being stopped for a traffic violation on Route 45. During the stop, he was found
Man Charged With Violating Protection Order In Rockland
A Westchester man was nabbed for violating a protective order after getting pulled over and officers found the protected person in the vehicle. Samuel Espinet, 35, of Yonkers, was arrested around 3:17 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, when Rockland County Sheriff's deputies pulled over his vehicle on Orangebu
6 Hospitalized In Ramsey Route 17 Crash
A Route 17 crash involving a mini-van and a sedan Monday morning in Ramsey sent six people to various hospitals. Ambulances from Ramsey, Upper Saddle River and the Valley Hospital responded to the crash near Spring Street a little after 10 a.m.
Rockland County: Whooping cough and measles update
In a follow-up on the measles outbreak in Rockland County, New York, health officials report that as of Friday, 95 confirmed measles cases have been reported. In addition to measles, county health officials are now reporting another vaccine preventable disease, pertussis, or whooping cough.
Support Pours In For Family Of Westchester Mom With Five Children Found Dead In Midwest
Friends and family of a woman found dead in an out-of-state motel room have started a GoFundMe effort to help pay for her funeral and to care for her five children. Janaya Michelle Jones-Boone, 38, of Yonkers, was found dead in a Fort Wayne, Indiana, motel room after police received a 911 call about
Police: Woman found dead in Indiana motel, husband in custody
YONKERS - Police have a suspect in custody in connection to the death of a former Yonkers resident who was found dead inside an Indiana motel. Janaya Boone was found stabbed to death on Wednesday.
Yonkers Man Caught Fishing Checks, More From Mailbox, Police Say
A Yonkers man had an accomplice stand lookout as he fished mail from postal boxes overnight, said police who are becoming more aggressive about the skyrocketing number of mailbox thefts plaguing the Northeast.
Pearl River Crash Results In DWI Charge For 24-Year-Old
A Pearl River man was busted for alleged drunk driving following a traffic crash, police said. Cesar Ruballos, 24, was arrested around 3:55 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, after Orangetown Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Crooked Hill Road in Pearl River, Sgt. Kirk Vega said.