Afternoon News Update

I’m Patrick Flood with your WRCR News, It’s Wednesday July 27th.

Three people suspected of shooting and killing baseball prospect, Michael Nolan, have pleaded guilty today. 17-year-old Nashaun Hunter pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of first degree murder, while Tejmitra Singh and Darren Dawson pleaded guilty to first degree assault charges. The shooting occurred back in 2015.

Weehawken police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in the Lincoln Tunnel that brought morning traffic to a halt. Authorities say a 23-year-old female passenger from Brooklyn died in the accident, while the 35-year-old driver of the bike was injured in the crash. The cause of the accident has not yet been disclosed.

In Spring Valley on Tuesday, Fire Chief Ken Sohlman and other volunteers helped deliver a baby on the side of the street near 1 Union Road. Firefighters were cleaning a gasoline spill from a car’s ruptured tank, when a taxi cab pulled up and the driver told firefighters his passenger was in labor. The baby boy was born around 10:15 am and was taken, with his mother, to Nyack hospital.

The Rockland Boulders won 9-3 yesterday against the Sussex County Miners at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, New York. Mike Adams got the win for Rockland, while Francisco Rodriguez took the loss for Sussex. The Boulders played the Sussex County Miners again today at Palisades Credit union Park and lost 9-3. The Boulders will travel to Yogi Berra Stadium tomorrow to face the New Jersey Jackals; Game time is scheduled for 7:05 pm.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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