Toni Yates
Toni Yates was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, where she graduated from Bishop Kenny High School. She is a proud Seminole, having graduated from Florida State University with a major in Communications.

Toni started her career in Savannah, Georgia, first as a reporter at WTOC, then with WSAV as weekend co-anchor. She has twice returned to her hometown where she was a reporter for WTLV, and during a second stint reporter weekend co-anchor for WJXT.

She also held two jobs in Norfolk Virginia, delivering morning news while working a second job as Communications Director for the March Of Dimes.

Toni moved farther up the east coast, landing a General Assignment reporter job at WGAL in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She came to WABC after spending several years at WB 17 in Philadelphia, where she was promoted from weekend anchor-medical reporter to weekday anchor.

Toni has three children, Austyn, Alexis, and Gabriel. She lives in New Jersey, and is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Through most of her career, Toni has been involved with the Girl Scouts.

She has bruises and scratches on her forehead and back, and on Tuesday, she filed a complaint against Passaic police.
Authorities say 30-year-old Stephanie Espana is being held for a mental health evaluation and will be back in court on Thursday.
Starting Tuesday, Weehawken police will not let non-residential drivers make a right turn onto Pleasant Avenue to get to 495.
Branchburg Central Elementary, Stony Brook and Whiton Elementary schools were all closed Monday.
A hair salon customer in New Jersey was injured when an out-of-control car slammed into the building, pinning her. The 60-year-old woman was leaving Hair Core Salon in Fairfield just before 10 a.m. Monday.