Toni Yates, Eyewitness News

Toni Yates

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New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Toni:

Totowa community steps in to help after family loses home and pets in fire

The response has been overwhelming and piles of donations have been building for days. → Read More

Rutherford community helps teen girls get prom dresses, shoes, jewelry for free

An act of kindness is making its return in New Jersey, where dresses, jewelry and formal shoes are being donated for girls to wear at prom. → Read More

Father shows thanks to sons, cops for life-saving CPR following sudden heart attack

James and Yetunede Hart will celebrate 20 years of marriage in May, a milestone he almost did not make. → Read More

Parents worried after more instances of bullying revealed at New Jersey high school

New instances of violent bullying among girls at a school in New Jersey has been revealed, a week after a 14-year-old girl took her own life after she was attacked by classmates. → Read More

Woman fatally stabbed in West New York

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office said that this is the fourth homicide in Hudson County in 2023. → Read More

Woman who lived in shelter as child now returns to help families in same situation

Jalisa Williams went from living in York Street Project's St. Joseph's Home in Jersey City to helping families in the same situation. → Read More

Jersey City councilwoman pleads guilty in hit-and-run case, avoids jail time

DeGise had been charged with failure to report an accident and leaving the scene of an accident involving injuries. → Read More

Veteran says Rep. George Santos took money donated to help his dying dog

The disabled veteran said he had to panhandle just to have the money to euthanize his beloved companion. → Read More

9-year-old lanternfly girl honored by Montclair Police months after frightening incident

A little girl got a hero's celebration Friday, several months after a frightening incident unfolded outside her New Jersey home. → Read More

EMT hailed a hero after saving the life of New Jersey pastor at a wedding

Valeria Franco stands about two feet shorter than Pastor Anthony Palmer and about a third his size but managed to save his life because she was in the right place, at the right time. → Read More

Man sought by police for allegedly shooting woman inside New Jersey home

Investigators say 61-year-old James Allandale may be armed and dangerous. → Read More

Shoppers pack malls for after-Christmas deals

It could even be called 'Black Monday' -- stores still have plenty of merchandise they would rather clear out and are slashing prices to make it happen. Analysts say people held on to their money for after-Christmas deals. → Read More

New Jersey town increasing police presence after violent liquor store attack

The suspect apparently did not have enough money to buy liquor and started hurling large bottles of wine at clerks. → Read More

New Jersey bear hunt returns despite efforts by animal rights groups to ban it

New Jersey's first bear hunt in two years returned Wednesday, despite a big effort to block its return. → Read More

Archdiocese of Newark opens Mercy House in Jersey City to provide for people in need

The Archdiocese of Newark is opening its second facility in an effort to provide food, clothes, and more to people in need. → Read More

Student with PTSD pleads for service dog to be allowed on campus at New Jersey school

Justin Forman says he can't tolerate a school day without Dreyfus, his personal service dog, who has been denied from coming on campus. → Read More

Arrest made after stolen car used in ATM robbery crashes on New Jersey highway

Police in New Jersey are hoping the arrest of a man in connection to a string of smash and grab robberies will help them crack the case. → Read More

More than 200 guests attend special Thanksgiving dinner at Salvation Army in New Jersey

Every year, the Salvation Army opens the doors to its dining hall, to not only the Thanksgiving meal but to the care of loving hearts. → Read More

Gay couple questions if Christmas lights were sabotaged by hate-filled vandal

A couple in Jersey City says someone sabotaged their outdoor Christmas lights display twice in one week. The couple is questioning whether they were targeted because they are gay. → Read More

Volunteer describes efforts to maintain abandoned New Jersey cemetery

Cedarwood Cemetery is one of several graveyards in New Jersey that are now considered abandoned. → Read More