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Carolina Leid
Carolina Leid joined the Eyewitness News Team in January 2008 as a general assignment reporter.

Carolina comes from Cleveland where she worked as a general assignment reporter and fill in anchor.
There, she broke the story of a homeowner's association management company pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars in association funds across northeast Ohio without homeowners being the wiser.

Prior to working in Cleveland, Carolina worked as a general assignment reporter in Orlando and fill in anchor in Spanish. She covered four hurricanes in a row and practically lived in a satellite truck for the 2004 hurricane season.

She got her break in television news in Gainesville Florida where she did double duty attending graduate school at the University of Florida and working as a reporter for the abc affiliate.

Carolina holds a bachelor's of science in broadcast journalist at Syracuse University's Newhouse School.

Carolina's mother is from the Dominican Republic and her father is from Grenada. She has fond memories of spending summers in both countries.

Carolina was born in the Bronx and lives in the borough.

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The incident happened back on March 19th as the motorist drove up West Van Houten Avenue. The driver's dash cam video shows the officer slamming on his brakes in front of the driver, "Omar B".
Family and friends say 17-year-old Rondell Rush had big plans and he was willing to put in the long and hard hours into his school work to reach his goals.
Authorities say 21-year-old Destiny Dawson was reported missing on Wednesday, April 21, by her boyfriend after leaving the apartment around 8:30 p.m. the day before and never returning home.
25-year-old Brandon Ballone of Queens told Eyewitness News exclusively that he was walking with a friend in Hell's Kitchen around 2 a.m. when without warning, he was attacked by a group of men.