May 1: 5 non-COVID-19 news items from across the tri-state area
Looking for some news that is not about COVID-19? Here's a selection of news items from across our regions for May 1.
IMPERSONATING AN OFFICER: A woman in Milford is accused of impersonating a police officer. Police say the 63-year-old woman got angry when a disabled car was blocking her entrance to Walnut Beach, so she told the other driver she was a police sergeant and even provided a fake badge number.
SUBWAY FIRE DEEMED A HOMICIDE: The NYPD has deemed a March 27 deadly subway fire a homicide. Police say a train operator died in a fire at the 2 train station on 110th Street and Lenox Avenue in Harlem. Authorities are looking to speak with a man seen on video exiting the station.
DRIVER IN A HURRY!: A driver on the Palisades Parkway in Ramapo was clocked by police going 142 mph! Police say the Spring Valley man driving the Audi S-8 was ticketed for speeding and improper passing.
NEW SCAM ALERT: Police in Bergen County, New Jersey are warning people about a new scam. According to police, someone is calling residents, pretending to be from the Sheriff's Office, and asking for money. Authorities say the caller threatens arrest if money isn't sent.
LET'S GET FIT!: NY Fit Fest is celebrating National Fitness Day Saturday, May 2 with virtual classes all day long. From dance and step to strength and kids classes, there's sure to be something for everyone. So get out there and move!