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Seven Measles Cases Confirmed In Rockland
"Rockland County has seven total confirmed cases of measles from three different groups with travel to Israel," said County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert. "Of those cases, two are secondary, meaning they originated from exposure occurring in Rockland."
Westwood Teacher Who Sexually Assaulted Girl, 6, Won't Go To Jail
WESTWOOD, NJ — A former borough substitute teacher charged last year with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl willnot serve jail time and will not have to register as a sex offenderafter pleading guilty to child endangerment, according to a NorthJersey.com report.
Uber Driver Charged With Kidnapping New York Woman
An Uber driver in New York City kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, assaulted her and then left her on the side of a highway in Connecticut, federal authorities said Tuesday.
Cops Probe Armed Robbery Of Nyack Food Mart Wednesday Night
The 48-year-old told police that a man entered the store wearing a blue hoodie, black pants and gray sneakers and displayed a semi-automatic handgun. He pointed the gun at the clerk and the two customers in the store. The clerk and both customers were ordered to go to the rear of the store. One of t
Thugs who gang-raped, robbed prostitutes show little remorse at sentencing
Three thugs convicted of gang-raping and robbing prostitutes showed little remorse Wednesday as a Bronx judge hit them with prison terms.Joey Cruz, 29, insisted, “I ain’t no Mother Teresa but I’m no Charles Manson, either” before Justice Diane Kiesel sentenced him to 75 years to life.Fernando Sandel
Pearl River Man Found Asleep In Parked Car Charged With DWI, Police Say
A Rockland County man got his second strike from police when he was busted for his second DWI after being found asleep behind the wheel in Pearl River.Officers from the Orangetown Police Department arrested Pearl River resident John Power at approximately 7:40 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, when they were
Paterson man knocked out during street robbery
PATERSON – A 40-year-old city man was knocked out by street muggers on Tuesday night and found his wallet and $1,000 gold ring were missing when he regained consciousness, police said.
Tarrytown man facing felony drug charges
Charles Riley, 20, was arraigned in Tarrytown court on felony charges of third-degree criminal possession of marijuana, fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.
Mahwah Teacher Who Sexually Assaulted Girl, 6, Won't Go To Jail
MAHWAH, NJ — A former township substitute teacher charged last year with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl willnot serve jail time and will not have to register as a sex offenderafter pleading guilty to child endangerment, according to a NorthJersey.com report.
Two Westchester Men Admit To Roles In Fatal Armed Robbery
Two men have admitted to their roles in an armed robbery that left a man dead in Westchester last year.Yonkers residents Kentrell Hill, 20 has pleaded guilty to robbery and Charles Burks, 32, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for their December robbery of 30-year-old Dymere Graham in Yonkers.On Dec
Dead Toddler Found In Suitcase In NJ Had Cocaine In System: HCPO
The father, Travis Plummer, 37, has been charged with dumping the body of his daughter on train tracks and keeping the girl's body for months before bringing it from Virginia to New Jersey.
9 things to do in North Jersey this week
Listen to vinyl recordings focusing on New Jersey artists, including Les Paul, The Four Seasons, Frank Sinatra and Bruce Springsteen at the vinyl listening party at Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike on Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. All selections will be from carefully selected vinyl pressings. Guests wil
Uber driver charged with kidnapping, assaulting woman he picked up in Manhattan
Harbir Parmar, 24, picked the woman up in Manhattan and was supposed to drive her to White Plains, court documents show. Instead he changed her destination in Uber's mobile application to an address in Boston, pulled over on the side of the road and groped the sleeping passenger.
Court: Mount Vernon must review erotic club's appeal
Mount Vernon's zoning rules have a provision called an "abandonment period," which allows city officials to deem a non-conforming use expired if a business is closed for more than one year. The erotic club's court filings argued that city officials "unlawfully frustrated" the club's attempts to lega
The Woman in the Iron Coffin | Uncovering NYC: New York City's First Free Black Communities - Seneca Village | Secrets of the Dead | PBS
To learn more about Seneca Village and the rich cultural history of New York City, visit theSeneca Village Project,theNew York Preservation Archive Project, and theCentral Park Conservancy.
Nanuet High School in Rockland County resumes classes after police investigate bomb threat
Students at Nanuet High School, located on Church Street, were redirected to the middle school during the investigation, the Clarkson Police Department said in a statement.
VIDEOS/PHOTOS: Rt 59 in Monsey Shut After High-Speed 3-Car Crash; Several Arrested
4 people were hospitalized after a three-car crash on Route 59 in Monsey on Monday afternoon. One person was in serious condition, with a possible leg amputation.Hatzalah was on scene at around 3:00PM. Eastbound traffic is expected to remain closed between Grandview and Old Nyack Turnpike until 9:30
Deadly gang next door: MS-13 brings violence, drugs to your NJ suburb
Living a couple blocks from the Long Branch train station, Miguel Angel Corea Diaz – also known as “Reaper” – was accused of trafficking heroin and ordering a murder in his role as the MS-13 “regional director for the east coast,” according to a New York court document.
Serial Shoplifter Stole From Wyckoff Business 4 Times: Police
WYCKOFF, NJ — A serial shoplifter was arrested recently after he stole a large amount of frozen seafood from a township business, police said.
Seven Cases Of Measles Confirmed In Rockland County
NEW CITY, NY — Rockland County has seven total confirmed cases of measles in three different groups connected to travel to and from Israel, county health officials said. Of those cases, two are secondary, meaning they originated from exposure occurring locally in Rockland.