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.
A hearse carried the body of 22-year-old Bobbi Kristina Brown to her final resting place in Westfield after leaving a funeral home in Newark late Monday morning followed by two SUVs carrying relatives, including cousin Dionne Warwick.
Toni Yates has the story.
It was a great beach day in Surf City, and there was not one sighting of theses unwelcome visitors, Portuguese Man of War, about two dozen washed ashore over the weekend.
Authorities have arrested a Paterson police officer after they say he left the scene of an accident that killed a pedestrian.
The incident happened on May 27 and was part of a trio of shootings in the same general area in just a three-hour span, and investigators are still trying to determine if they are related.