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  • Spring Valley man charged in taxi shooting

    Spring Valley man charged in taxi shooting

    Friday, July 21 2017 9:02 AM EDT2017-07-21 13:02:45 GMT
    Police say Hakeem Gentles, 22, opened fire on a taxi on West Eckerson Road in the Hillcrest section of Ramapo on Monday.Police say Hakeem Gentles, 22, opened fire on a taxi on West Eckerson Road in the Hillcrest section of Ramapo on Monday.

    A Spring Valley man is behind bars after police say he shot a taxi driver. 

    A Spring Valley man is behind bars after police say he shot a taxi driver. 

  • Bike rider stabbed in back in Yonkers

    Bike rider stabbed in back in Yonkers

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:45 AM EDT2017-07-21 12:45:10 GMT
    Police say the victim was attacked around 11:30 p.m. on Pier Street.Police say the victim was attacked around 11:30 p.m. on Pier Street.

    A young man riding a bike in Yonkers was rushed to the hospital Thursday evening after someone attacked him with a knife. 

    A young man riding a bike in Yonkers was rushed to the hospital Thursday evening after someone attacked him with a knife. 

  • Man indicted in Monsey crash that led to infant death

    Man indicted in Monsey crash that led to infant death

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-07-21 00:07:12 GMT

    A Spring Valley man was indicted today in connection with a Monsey crash that led to the death of an infant.

    A Spring Valley man was indicted today in connection with a Monsey crash that led to the death of an infant.

  • Officials: Police ID remains of man killed outside Yonkers apartment

    Officials: Police ID remains of man killed outside Yonkers apartment

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:19:58 GMT

    Authorities have identified the remains of the individual found dead near a Yonkers apartment complex just over a month ago.

    Authorities have identified the remains of the individual found dead near a Yonkers apartment complex just over a month ago.

  • Police: Man fled drug deal, gunshots before I-95 jam

    Police: Man fled drug deal, gunshots before I-95 jam

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:16:47 GMT
    A Bronx man, riddled with bullet wounds, escaped a swerving white van on the I-95 in Mamaroneck Tuesday only to be struck by another car during the evening rush.A Bronx man, riddled with bullet wounds, escaped a swerving white van on the I-95 in Mamaroneck Tuesday only to be struck by another car during the evening rush.

    A Bronx man, riddled with bullet wounds, escaped a swerving white van on the I-95 in Mamaroneck Tuesday only to be struck by another car during the evening rush. 

    A Bronx man, riddled with bullet wounds, escaped a swerving white van on the I-95 in Mamaroneck Tuesday only to be struck by another car during the evening rush. 

  • Middletown man charged after tense standoff

    Middletown man charged after tense standoff

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:57:53 GMT
    Authorities say John Hicks barricaded himself inside his house for hours in a standoff with police and federal officers on Tuesday.Authorities say John Hicks barricaded himself inside his house for hours in a standoff with police and federal officers on Tuesday.

    A Middletown man was arrested after an intense standoff with police and federal officers on Tuesday.      

    A Middletown man was arrested after an intense standoff with police and federal officers on Tuesday.      

  • Child advocates celebrate "Raise the Age" passage

    Child advocates celebrate "Raise the Age" passage

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:52 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:52:43 GMT
    Child advocates celebrated in White Plains Tuesday as the state prepares to raise the age of responsibility when it comes to crimes.Child advocates celebrated in White Plains Tuesday as the state prepares to raise the age of responsibility when it comes to crimes.

    Child advocates celebrated in White Plains Tuesday as the state prepares to raise the age of responsibility when it comes to crimes. 

    Child advocates celebrated in White Plains Tuesday as the state prepares to raise the age of responsibility when it comes to crimes. 

  • Police search for U-Haul van after man found shot on I-95

    Police search for U-Haul van after man found shot on I-95

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:30 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:30:04 GMT

    Police are searching for a U-Haul van after a man was found with gunshot wounds on the side of I-95. 

    Police are searching for a U-Haul van after a man was found with gunshot wounds on the side of I-95. 

  • Police ID cab driver shot in Spring Valley

    Police ID cab driver shot in Spring Valley

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-07-18 21:58:19 GMT

    Police say family members have confirmed that the taxi driver was 23-year-old Rem Louis.

    Police say family members have confirmed that the taxi driver was 23-year-old Rem Louis.

  • Carmel man found guilty of sexually abusing teen

    Carmel man found guilty of sexually abusing teen

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 2:54 PM EDT2017-07-18 18:54:07 GMT
    Authorities say Daniel Moloney Jr. was sentenced to six months in jail for sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl.Authorities say Daniel Moloney Jr. was sentenced to six months in jail for sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl.

    A Carmel man has been convicted of sexually abusing a minor. 

    A Carmel man has been convicted of sexually abusing a minor. 

  • Oscar-nominated actor released from OC jail

    Oscar-nominated actor released from OC jail

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:35:15 GMT
    James Cromwell and two other  members of the "Wawayanda Six" went behind bars on Friday after refusiJames Cromwell and two other  members of the "Wawayanda Six" went behind bars on Friday after refusi

    Three members of the "Wawayanda Six," including an Oscar-nominated actor have been released from jail. 

    Three members of the "Wawayanda Six," including an Oscar-nominated actor have been released from jail. 

  • Clarkstown to pay $300K in racial profiling suit

    Clarkstown to pay $300K in racial profiling suit

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-07-18 12:47:22 GMT
    A group called "We the People" claims that law enforcement was involved in racial profiling and illegal surveillance after its members reportedly put on a play about a police officer being shot.A group called "We the People" claims that law enforcement was involved in racial profiling and illegal surveillance after its members reportedly put on a play about a police officer being shot.

    A lawsuit against the Town of Clarkstown and its police department has been settled for $300,000. 

    A lawsuit against the Town of Clarkstown and its police department has been settled for $300,000. 

  • Police probe Peekskill robbery as hate crime

    Police probe Peekskill robbery as hate crime

    Monday, July 17 2017 8:08 PM EDT2017-07-18 00:08:13 GMT

    Police are investigating whether a robbery over the weekend in Peekskill was a hate crime. Akeem Joseph, Essa McGougain and Ishmail McGougain were arrested after the robbery on the 92 block of South Street.

    Police are investigating whether a robbery over the weekend in Peekskill was a hate crime. Akeem Joseph, Essa McGougain and Ishmail McGougain were arrested after the robbery on the 92 block of South Street.

  • Police: 27-year-old fatally shot in Mount Vernon

    Police: 27-year-old fatally shot in Mount Vernon

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 9:32 AM EDT2017-07-18 13:32:02 GMT

    Officials say a 27-year-old man was gunned down Sunday night at the intersection of Sargent Place and South Columbus Avenue in Mount Vernon. 

    Officials say a 27-year-old man was gunned down Sunday night at the intersection of Sargent Place and South Columbus Avenue in Mount Vernon. 

  • Murder suspects appear in court

    Murder suspects appear in court

    Monday, July 17 2017 1:12 PM EDT2017-07-17 17:12:00 GMT
    Authorities say four men went on a crime spree that included shooting Trevon Boswell, 24, of Mount Vernon.Authorities say four men went on a crime spree that included shooting Trevon Boswell, 24, of Mount Vernon.

    Authorities say four men went on a crime spree that included shooting Trevon Boswell, 24, of Mount Vernon.non. 

    Authorities say four men went on a crime spree that included shooting Trevon Boswell, 24, of Mount Vernon.

  • Mount Vernon man convicted of robbery is acquitted of murder

    Mount Vernon man convicted of robbery is acquitted of murder

    Saturday, July 15 2017 9:57 AM EDT2017-07-15 13:57:40 GMT
    Alvin Smothers robbed an undercover NYPD officer during a botched 2015 gun purchase in Mount Vernon.Alvin Smothers robbed an undercover NYPD officer during a botched 2015 gun purchase in Mount Vernon.

    A Mount Vernon man has been convicted of robbing an undercover NYPD officer but was acquitted of murder. 

    A Mount Vernon man has been convicted of robbing an undercover NYPD officer but was acquitted of murder. 

  • WC Social Services Dept. fends off accusations it missed warnings

    WC Social Services Dept. fends off accusations it missed warnings

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:45:47 GMT
    The Westchester Department of Social Services defended itself Friday after the family of a slain toddler blamed authorities for missing warning signs of abuse.The Westchester Department of Social Services defended itself Friday after the family of a slain toddler blamed authorities for missing warning signs of abuse.

    The Westchester Department of Social Services defended itself Friday after the family of a slain toddler blamed authorities for missing warning signs of abuse. 

    The Westchester Department of Social Services defended itself Friday after the family of a slain toddler blamed authorities for missing warning signs of abuse. 

  • New app keeps police dogs cool

    New app keeps police dogs cool

    Thursday, July 13 2017 1:25 PM EDT2017-07-13 17:25:19 GMT
    The Clarkstown Police Department now has an app that monitors all of their police dogs when they're left in the car.The Clarkstown Police Department now has an app that monitors all of their police dogs when they're left in the car.

    There's a new way for some police dogs in Rockland to keep cool. 

    There's a new way for some police dogs in Rockland to keep cool. 

  • Robber pulls gun on victim in Valhalla

    Robber pulls gun on victim in Valhalla

    Thursday, July 13 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-07-13 13:00:12 GMT
    Authorities say the armed robbery took place on Grasslands Road, right near Westchester Community College, around midnight.Authorities say the armed robbery took place on Grasslands Road, right near Westchester Community College, around midnight.

    A man armed with a gun robbed a man in Valhalla overnight, according to police. 

    A man armed with a gun robbed a man in Valhalla overnight, according to police. 

  • Man accused of killing 2-year-old appears in court

    Man accused of killing 2-year-old appears in court

    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-07-13 20:55:45 GMT

    A Mount Vernon man accused of beating his girlfriend's twin daughters, one of them fatally, appeared in court Thursday.

    A Mount Vernon man accused of beating his girlfriend's twin daughters, one of them fatally, appeared in court Thursday.

  • Yonkers man gets 20 years to life for deadly shooting

    Yonkers man gets 20 years to life for deadly shooting

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:15 PM EDT2017-07-12 19:15:32 GMT
    A judge sentenced Robert Daniels to 20 years to life in state prison for the death of Joseph Huguet.A judge sentenced Robert Daniels to 20 years to life in state prison for the death of Joseph Huguet.

    A Yonkers man will be spending many years behind bars after pleading guilty to murder. 

    A Yonkers man will be spending many years behind bars after pleading guilty to murder. 

  • 2 sentenced in deadly shooting

    2 sentenced in deadly shooting

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:34:33 GMT

    Two young men have been sentenced to prison in the 2016 deadly shooting of Dominique Hospie in White Plains.  

    Two young men have been sentenced to prison in the 2016 deadly shooting of Dominique Hospie in White Plains.  

  • Slain New York City police officer laid to rest

    Slain New York City police officer laid to rest

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-07-11 11:53:28 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-07-11 17:09:44 GMT

    A New York City police officer who was shot and killed while sitting inside her police vehicle last week was laid to rest Tuesday morning.

    A New York City police officer who was shot and killed while sitting inside her police vehicle last week was laid to rest Tuesday morning.

  • 2 charged after leaving infant at pool

    2 charged after leaving infant at pool

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-07-12 13:03:42 GMT
    Authorities say it happened after an infant was left alone on a pool deck.Authorities say it happened after an infant was left alone on a pool deck.

    Yonkers police have arrested two people on child endangerment charges at Tibbetts Brook Park. 

    Yonkers police have arrested two people on child endangerment charges at Tibbetts Brook Park. 

  • Valhalla man sentenced to 20 years to life in rape cases

    Valhalla man sentenced to 20 years to life in rape cases

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-07-11 20:45:21 GMT
    In January, Akhim Blount, 38, of Valhalla, pleaded guilty to numerous charges of rape, sexual abuse, and robbery stemming from attacks on three women in 2015.In January, Akhim Blount, 38, of Valhalla, pleaded guilty to numerous charges of rape, sexual abuse, and robbery stemming from attacks on three women in 2015.

    A homeless man responsible for a string of violent sex assaults and robberies in Yonkers will be sentenced today. 

    A homeless man responsible for a string of violent sex assaults and robberies in Yonkers will be sentenced today. 

  • Wake services held for NYPD officer fatally shot in the Bronx

    Wake services held for NYPD officer fatally shot in the Bronx

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-07-11 13:25:28 GMT

    Wake services began Monday for an NYPD officer killed in a shooting in the Bronx last week.

    Wake services began Monday for an NYPD officer killed in a shooting in the Bronx last week.

  • Inmate convicted of weapon and drugs charges inside jail

    Inmate convicted of weapon and drugs charges inside jail

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-07-11 13:09:53 GMT
    Corrections officers say that Jacques Harvey was found carrying an X-ACTO knife, and bundles of marijuana and tobacco.Corrections officers say that Jacques Harvey was found carrying an X-ACTO knife, and bundles of marijuana and tobacco.

    An inmate has been convicted of having a weapon and drugs inside the Orange County Jail. 

    An inmate has been convicted of having a weapon and drugs inside the Orange County Jail. 

  • 6 injured in Pearl River drunken head-on crash

    6 injured in Pearl River drunken head-on crash

    Monday, July 10 2017 9:18 AM EDT2017-07-10 13:18:21 GMT
    Orangetown police say Kevin Thompson was driving on West Washington Avenue Sunday night when he crossed into oncoming traffic and slammed into another vehicle.Orangetown police say Kevin Thompson was driving on West Washington Avenue Sunday night when he crossed into oncoming traffic and slammed into another vehicle.

    A New Jersey man is accused of driving drunk and causing a head-on crash in Pearl River that left six people hurt this weekend.  

    A New Jersey man is accused of driving drunk and causing a head-on crash in Pearl River that left six people hurt this weekend.  

  • Police: No injuries reported after shooting in Yonkers

    Police: No injuries reported after shooting in Yonkers

    Sunday, July 9 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-07-09 15:07:15 GMT
    Police are investigating after reports of gunfire outside of an apartment complex in Yonkers.Police are investigating after reports of gunfire outside of an apartment complex in Yonkers.

    Police are investigating after reports of gunfire outside of an apartment complex in Yonkers.

    Police are investigating after reports of gunfire outside of an apartment complex in Yonkers.

  • Police: Mount Vernon dad beat 2-year-old daughter to death

    Police: Mount Vernon dad beat 2-year-old daughter to death

    Friday, July 7 2017 10:10 PM EDT2017-07-08 02:10:39 GMT

    A 23-year-old Mount Vernon father is accused of beating his 2-year-old daughter to death.

    A 23-year-old Mount Vernon father is accused of beating his 2-year-old daughter to death.

  • New Rochelle house fire investigated as arson

    New Rochelle house fire investigated as arson

    Thursday, July 6 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-07-07 02:36:02 GMT

    Authorities are investigating a house fire Thursday on Park Avenue in New Rochelle as a case of arson.

    Authorities are investigating a house fire Thursday on Park Avenue in New Rochelle as a case of arson.

  • Man faces DUI charges after driving SUV into Pound Ridge pond

    Man faces DUI charges after driving SUV into Pound Ridge pond

    Thursday, July 6 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-07-06 20:48:26 GMT

    A White Plains man is facing DUI charges after losing control and driving his vehicle into a backyard pond in Pound Ridge. 

    A White Plains man is facing DUI charges after losing control and driving his vehicle into a backyard pond in Pound Ridge. 

  • NYPD officer shot to death in ‘clear assassination’

    NYPD officer shot to death in ‘clear assassination’

    Thursday, July 6 2017 9:08 AM EDT2017-07-06 13:08:51 GMT
    Miosotis Familia, 48, had been on the force for 12 years and was a mother of three.Miosotis Familia, 48, had been on the force for 12 years and was a mother of three.

    New York City police say a gunman ambushed and killed an officer in what the police commissioner called a "clear assassination" before backup arrived and shot the attacker dead.

    New York City police say a gunman ambushed and killed an officer in what the police commissioner called a "clear assassination" before backup arrived and shot the attacker dead.

  • Officer's killer had ranted about police killing and abusing

    Officer's killer had ranted about police killing and abusing

    Thursday, July 6 2017 7:36 AM EDT2017-07-06 11:36:28 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 8:52 AM EDT2017-07-06 12:52:02 GMT
    Police are trying to establish a motive for the deadly ambush of an officer who was shot in a New York Police Department command post vehicle.Police are trying to establish a motive for the deadly ambush of an officer who was shot in a New York Police Department command post vehicle.

    Authorities say a New York police officer has been shot and is in extremely critical condition.

    Authorities say a New York police officer has been shot and is in extremely critical condition.

  • Monsey baby dies from car crash injuries

    Monsey baby dies from car crash injuries

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-07-05 21:14:40 GMT

    Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday to mourn the loss of a 3-month-old boy who died after being hit by a car in Monsey last week.

    Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday to mourn the loss of a 3-month-old boy who died after being hit by a car in Monsey last week.

  • Lawyer: Suspect was drunk during Yorktown standoff

    Lawyer: Suspect was drunk during Yorktown standoff

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-07-05 20:36:21 GMT

    A man who was taken into custody after a standoff at his Yorktown home on Tuesday evening was drunk at the time of the incident, according to his lawyer. 

    A man who was taken into custody after a standoff at his Yorktown home on Tuesday evening was drunk at the time of the incident, according to his lawyer.

  • 2 injured in Yonkers drive-by shooting

    2 injured in Yonkers drive-by shooting

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-07-05 20:32:54 GMT

    Two men were hospitalized after a drive-by shooting Tuesday evening on Van Cortlandt Avenue in Nyack.

    Two men were hospitalized after a drive-by shooting Tuesday evening on Van Cortlandt Avenue in Nyack.

  • Nyack fireworks end in brawl

    Nyack fireworks end in brawl

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 8:41 AM EDT2017-07-05 12:41:30 GMT
    Several people were arrested Tuesday night after a massive fight on the streets of Nyack.Several people were arrested Tuesday night after a massive fight on the streets of Nyack.

    Several people were arrested Tuesday night after a massive fight on the streets of Nyack. 

    Several people were arrested Tuesday night after a massive fight on the streets of Nyack. 

  • Staff praised for actions during Bronx hospital shooting

    Staff praised for actions during Bronx hospital shooting

    Monday, July 3 2017 12:37 PM EDT2017-07-03 16:37:57 GMT
    Monday, July 3 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-07-03 20:49:13 GMT

    Stories of bravery in the face of chaos are emerging from those who survived Friday's deadly mass shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital.

    Stories of bravery in the face of chaos are emerging from those who survived Friday's deadly mass shooting at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital.

  • Nyack brothers arrested in connection with LI murder

    Nyack brothers arrested in connection with LI murder

    Monday, July 3 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-07-03 12:47:40 GMT
    Police say Mickey and Christopher Corley have been charged in the shooting death of a Hempstead man in March.Police say Mickey and Christopher Corley have been charged in the shooting death of a Hempstead man in March.

    A Nyack man and his younger brother are facing charges in connection with a murder on Long Island. 

    A Nyack man and his younger brother are facing charges in connection with a murder on Long Island. 

  • Wallkill man charged in stabbings

    Wallkill man charged in stabbings

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 1:30 PM EDT2017-06-06 17:30:14 GMT
    Detectives say they arrested Claudis Wilson, 23, after he attacked two people in the parking lot of JD's Sports Bar early Sunday morning.Detectives say they arrested Claudis Wilson, 23, after he attacked two people in the parking lot of JD's Sports Bar early Sunday morning.

    A Wallkill man is facing assault charges in connection with a double stabbing. 

    A Wallkill man is facing assault charges in connection with a double stabbing. 

  • Police: Man used phone to take pictures of woman in changing room

    Police: Man used phone to take pictures of woman in changing room

    Saturday, June 3 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-06-03 15:25:28 GMT
    Investigators say 22-year-old Jesus Miranda used his cellphone to take the pictures in a department store in Monroe.Investigators say 22-year-old Jesus Miranda used his cellphone to take the pictures in a department store in Monroe.

    Police say a Highlands man is behind bars after being accused of taking pictures of a woman in a changing room.

    Police say a Highlands man is behind bars after being accused of taking pictures of a woman in a changing room.

  • Road rage murder suspect appears in court

    Road rage murder suspect appears in court

    Thursday, June 1 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-06-01 19:01:39 GMT
    State police say Christian Walczyk stabbed Daniel Siino during an apparent fight outside of their cars on the Taconic Parkway Saturday night.State police say Christian Walczyk stabbed Daniel Siino during an apparent fight outside of their cars on the Taconic Parkway Saturday night.

    State police say Christian Walczyk stabbed Daniel Siino during an apparent fight outside of their cars on the Taconic Parkway Saturday night.

    State police say Christian Walczyk stabbed Daniel Siino during an apparent fight outside of their cars on the Taconic Parkway Saturday night.

  • Janitor convicted of sex crimes worked at school after arrest

    Janitor convicted of sex crimes worked at school after arrest

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-06-01 02:01:33 GMT

    Parents are asking administrators at Brookside Elementary how a janitor could work at the school for months after his arrest on sex charges.

    Parents are asking administrators at Brookside Elementary how a janitor could work at the school for months after his arrest on sex charges.

  • Ex-New Rochelle employee charged with corruption

    Ex-New Rochelle employee charged with corruption

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-05-24 19:46:46 GMT
    Authorities say John Gallagher received more than $150,000 in bribes and kickbacks between 2009 and 2013.Authorities say John Gallagher received more than $150,000 in bribes and kickbacks between 2009 and 2013.

    A former New Rochelle city employee has been arrested and indicted on federal corruption charges. 

    A former New Rochelle city employee has been arrested and indicted on federal corruption charges. 

  • Ramapo officials make changes after St. Lawrence departure

    Ramapo officials make changes after St. Lawrence departure

    Monday, May 22 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-05-22 22:52:12 GMT

    Town officials are making changes just days after a jury found Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence guilty on federal fraud charges, disqualifying him from office.

    Town officials are making changes just days after a jury found Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence guilty on federal fraud charges, disqualifying him from office.

  • Christopher St. Lawrence sentencing expected in September

    Christopher St. Lawrence sentencing expected in September

    Saturday, May 20 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-05-20 19:58:58 GMT

    The former supervisor for the town of Ramapo has been found guilty on 20 of 22 counts of federal securities and wire fraud. 

    The former supervisor for the town of Ramapo has been found guilty on 20 of 22 counts of federal securities and wire fraud. 

  • Authorities: Man who shot police chief turned gun on himself

    Authorities: Man who shot police chief turned gun on himself

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-05-17 21:33:08 GMT
    According to a St. Luke’s hospital spokesman, Maybrook Police Chief Arnold Amthor has improved since being was shot in the shoulder on Tuesday.According to a St. Luke’s hospital spokesman, Maybrook Police Chief Arnold Amthor has improved since being was shot in the shoulder on Tuesday.

    Authorities have confirmed that a man who shot a police chief during a standoff in Orange County fatally shot himself.

    Authorities have confirmed that a man who shot a police chief during a standoff in Orange County fatally shot himself.

  • Corruption case against Ramapo town supervisor in final stretch

    Corruption case against Ramapo town supervisor in final stretch

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-05-16 23:23:39 GMT

    Prosecutors in the corruption trial of Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence plan to call a few witnesses before resting their case today.

    Prosecutors in the corruption trial of Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence plan to call a few witnesses before resting their case today.

  • Police: Police chief shot, suspect dead after standoff

    Police: Police chief shot, suspect dead after standoff

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 6:50 PM EDT2017-05-16 22:50:07 GMT

    A domestic incident in Orange County ended Tuesday with a police chief in the hospital and a suspect dead from a gunshot wound.

    A domestic incident in Orange County ended Tuesday with a police chief in the hospital and a suspect dead from a gunshot wound.

  • Ardsley man charge with car break-ins

    Ardsley man charge with car break-ins

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 12:50 PM EDT2017-05-16 16:50:27 GMT
    Police say Shane Oglesby, 20, broke into and damaged at least four cars in Peekskill.Police say Shane Oglesby, 20, broke into and damaged at least four cars in Peekskill.

    An Ardsley man is accused of breaking into several vehicles in Peekskill. 

    An Ardsley man is accused of breaking into several vehicles in Peekskill. 

  • Threat puts Edgemont High School in lockdown

    Threat puts Edgemont High School in lockdown

    Monday, May 15 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-05-15 20:46:52 GMT
    Police shut down the campus around 10 a.m. due to a threat that was discovered in one of the bathrooms.Police shut down the campus around 10 a.m. due to a threat that was discovered in one of the bathrooms.

    Edgemont High School in Scarsdale was placed in lockdown mode Monday morning.

    Edgemont High School in Scarsdale was placed in lockdown mode Monday morning.

  • New York eyes 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

    New York eyes 'textalyzer' to combat distracted driving

    Monday, May 15 2017 10:16 AM EDT2017-05-15 14:16:22 GMT
    Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.

    Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.   

    Legislation would allow police to use a so-called "textalyzer" to determine if a driver had been clicking, tapping or swiping a mobile device in the moments before an injury-involved accident.   

  • Testimony continues for suspended Clarkstown police chief

    Testimony continues for suspended Clarkstown police chief

    Friday, May 12 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-05-12 21:17:22 GMT
    Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan resumed his testimony Friday in Rockland County.Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan resumed his testimony Friday in Rockland County.

    Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan resumed his testimony Friday in Rockland County.

    Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan resumed his testimony Friday in Rockland County.

  • Secret recordings played at Ramapo supervisor’s corruption trial

    Secret recordings played at Ramapo supervisor’s corruption trial

    Thursday, May 11 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-05-11 22:19:04 GMT

    Potentially explosive secret recordings were played for jurors Thursday in the Ramapo town supervisor's federal corruption trial. 

    Potentially explosive secret recordings were played for jurors Thursday in the Ramapo town supervisor's federal corruption trial. 

  • $10,000 reward offered in swastika vandalism case

    $10,000 reward offered in swastika vandalism case

    Monday, May 8 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-05-08 14:20:49 GMT
    Monday, May 8 2017 10:20 AM EDT2017-05-08 14:20:49 GMT
    The Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County is offering the reward after swastikas and the words  "HEIL HITLER" were spray painted on the walls of the Beth Shalom Cemetery.The Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County is offering the reward after swastikas and the words  "HEIL HITLER" were spray painted on the walls of the Beth Shalom Cemetery.

    A $10,000 reward is now being offered to find whoever left messages of hate at a Jewish cemetery in Warwick. 

    A $10,000 reward is now being offered to find whoever left messages of hate at a Jewish cemetery in Warwick. 

  • Brinks robbery driver speaks about being denied parole

    Brinks robbery driver speaks about being denied parole

    Thursday, May 4 2017 10:26 AM EDT2017-05-04 14:26:38 GMT
    Thursday, May 4 2017 10:26 AM EDT2017-05-04 14:26:38 GMT
    Judith Clark, who was denied parole after New York's governor granted her clemency, says the decision was "communally painful" for fellow prisoners who had "connected their sense of hope" to her.Judith Clark, who was denied parole after New York's governor granted her clemency, says the decision was "communally painful" for fellow prisoners who had "connected their sense of hope" to her.

    The convicted getaway driver in the infamous 1981 Brinks robbery, which left two Nyack police officers and a security guard dead, is speaking out about being denied parole Friday. 

    The convicted getaway driver in the infamous 1981 Brinks robbery, which left two Nyack police officers and a security guard dead, is speaking out about being denied parole Friday. 

  • New Rochelle man gets 25 years to life for Iona College murder

    New Rochelle man gets 25 years to life for Iona College murder

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-05-03 17:54:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:40:55 GMT
    Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced today that Stivenson Desir was sentenced to 25 years to life for the murder of Brandon LawrenceWestchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced today that Stivenson Desir was sentenced to 25 years to life for the murder of Brandon Lawrence

    A New Rochelle man found guilty in the shooting death of an Iona College student has been sentenced to 25 years to life. 

    A New Rochelle man found guilty in the shooting death of an Iona College student has been sentenced to 25 years to life. 

  • Man rushed to hospital after Mount Vernon shooting

    Man rushed to hospital after Mount Vernon shooting

    Monday, May 1 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-05-01 16:41:43 GMT
    Monday, May 1 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-05-01 16:41:43 GMT

    A man was rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Mount Vernon. Police responded to the area of East 3rd Street and Franklin Avenue just before 1:30 a.m. after reports of shots fired. 

    A man was rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Mount Vernon. Police responded to the area of East 3rd Street and Franklin Avenue just before 1:30 a.m. after reports of shots fired. 

  • Police: Newburgh man sexually abused child

    Police: Newburgh man sexually abused child

    State police arrested a man who allegedly sexually abused a child. Police say 47-year-old Timothy Antonucci, of Newburgh, abused a child under the age of 13 in Newburgh and Plattekill. 

    State police arrested a man who allegedly sexually abused a child. Police say 47-year-old Timothy Antonucci, of Newburgh, abused a child under the age of 13 in Newburgh and Plattekill. 

  • Mayor’s brother sentenced for gun trafficking

    Mayor’s brother sentenced for gun trafficking

    The half-brother of the Mount Vernon mayor has been sentenced to four years probation and time served for federal gun trafficking charges.The half-brother of the Mount Vernon mayor has been sentenced to four years probation and time served for federal gun trafficking charges.

    The half-brother of the Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas has been sentenced for federal gun trafficking charges. 

    The half-brother of the Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas has been sentenced for federal gun trafficking charges. 

  • Suspect charged in Yonkers armed robbery

    Suspect charged in Yonkers armed robbery

    Investigators say the 29-year-old suspect was one of three men who held up two people while they sitting in a car on Summit Street on Monday night.Investigators say the 29-year-old suspect was one of three men who held up two people while they sitting in a car on Summit Street on Monday night.

    Police have arrested a Yonkers man in connection to an armed robbery. 

    Police have arrested a Yonkers man in connection to an armed robbery. 

  • Clarkstown official accused of spying for boss at disciplinary hearing

    Clarkstown official accused of spying for boss at disciplinary hearing

    The chief of staff for Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann is accused of spying for his boss at a disciplinary hearing for suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan.  

    The chief of staff for Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann is accused of spying for his boss at a disciplinary hearing for suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan.  

  • Assemblywoman Paulin targets human trafficking

    Assemblywoman Paulin targets human trafficking

    Assemblywoman Paulin targets human trafficking

    State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin introduced legislation that would require lodging facilities to train employees to recognize human trafficking from inside their workplace.State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin introduced legislation that would require lodging facilities to train employees to recognize human trafficking from inside their workplace.

    A state assemblywoman is working to curtail human trafficking in New York by making sure hotel employees receive proper training to recognize human trafficking from inside their workplace. 

    A state assemblywoman is working to curtail human trafficking in New York by making sure hotel employees receive proper training to recognize human trafficking from inside their workplace. 

  • Police: Hartsdale man busted for pot grow house

    Police: Hartsdale man busted for pot grow house

    Police say Layton McTavish operated a marijuana grow house at his home on Ridge Road.Police say Layton McTavish operated a marijuana grow house at his home on Ridge Road.

    A Hartsdale man has been busted for growing and selling marijuana, according to authorities. 

    A Hartsdale man has been busted for growing and selling marijuana, according to authorities. 

  • Marijuana farm busted in Warwick

    Marijuana farm busted in Warwick

    Warwick Police say this is a case of 'hiding in plain sight'  as a marijuana grow house was uncovered inside a half-million dollar rental home on Horizon Farms Drive.Warwick Police say this is a case of 'hiding in plain sight'  as a marijuana grow house was uncovered inside a half-million dollar rental home on Horizon Farms Drive.

    The smoke is clear in one Orange County neighborhood after police say a neighbor blew the whistle on an in-home marijuana farm. 

    The smoke is clear in one Orange County neighborhood after police say a neighbor blew the whistle on an in-home marijuana farm. 

  • Westchester County Board of Legislators postpones vote on stricter synthetic marijuana laws

    Westchester legislators postpone synthetic pot vote

    The Westchester County Board of Legislators is set to vote Monday evening on whether to increase penalties for buying and using synthetic marijuana from just a fine under current state law to potential prison time.

    The Westchester County Board of Legislators is set to vote Monday evening on whether to increase penalties for buying and using synthetic marijuana from just a fine under current state law to potential prison time.

  • Key witness takes stand in Ramapo town supervisor’s corruption trial

    Key witness takes stand in Ramapo town supervisor’s corruption trial

    A key witness took the stand Monday in the federal corruption trial of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence. The federal government claims St. Lawrence lied to investors and taxpayers and cooked the books in order to get favorable bond rates to build a baseball stadium. Ned Flynn, the managing director of the underwriting firm that helped finance the stadium, testified that he would have killed the deal if he had known St. Lawrence had fabricated documents. Under cr...
    A key witness took the stand Monday in the federal corruption trial of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence. The federal government claims St. Lawrence lied to investors and taxpayers and cooked the books in order to get favorable bond rates to build a baseball stadium. Ned Flynn, the managing director of the underwriting firm that helped finance the stadium, testified that he would have killed the deal if he had known St. Lawrence had fabricated documents. Under cr...
  • Elementary school teacher accused of drug possession

    Elementary school teacher accused of drug possession

    Police say Gjon Krasnici, a teacher at the Virginia Road Elementary School, has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.Police say Gjon Krasnici, a teacher at the Virginia Road Elementary School, has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

    Police say Gjon Krasnici, a teacher at the Virginia Road Elementary School, has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

    Police say Gjon Krasnici, a teacher at the Virginia Road Elementary School, has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

  • Valhalla Central SD teacher arrested on drug charges

    Valhalla Central SD teacher arrested on drug charges

    A teacher in the Valhalla Central School District teacher has been arrested on drug charges.

    A teacher in the Valhalla Central School District teacher has been arrested on drug charges.

  • Valhalla Central SD teacher arrested on drug charges

    Valhalla Central SD teacher arrested on drug charges

    Sunday, April 23 2017 8:11 AM EDT2017-04-23 12:11:39 GMT

    A teacher in the Valhalla Central School District teacher has been arrested on drug charges.

    A teacher in the Valhalla Central School District teacher has been arrested on drug charges.

  • Police: Home care aide from Bardonia arrested on child endangerment charges

    Police: Home care aide from Bardonia arrested on child endangerment charges

    They say 21-year-old Kathleen Anne Keffner, of Bardonia, is accused of abusing a child in a Pearl River home.They say 21-year-old Kathleen Anne Keffner, of Bardonia, is accused of abusing a child in a Pearl River home.

    Police say a home health care aide is facing child endangerment charges in Rockland County. 

    Police say a home health care aide is facing child endangerment charges in Rockland County. 

  • Teen accused of killing 2 people at a Halloween party sentenced

    Teen accused of killing 2 people at a Halloween party sentenced

    Teen accused of killing 2 people at a Halloween party sentencedTeen accused of killing 2 people at a Halloween party sentenced

    The teen responsible for killing two young women at a Halloween party last year was sentenced Thursday morning.

    The teen responsible for killing two young women at a Halloween party last year was sentenced Thursday morning.

  • Orange County teen faces multiple drug, weapon charges

    Orange County teen faces multiple drug, weapon charges

    A teenager in Orange County is police custody, facing multiple drug and weapon charges. Syed Abdul-Khabir, 17, was picked up Tuesday morning at a home on Parmenter Street in Newburgh by members of a newly-formed "Non-fatal Shooting Task Force." A felony warrant was issued back in November for the teen's arrest who, according to authorities, had previously been found with drugs. Officials conducted a search of that home, and News 12 has learned that told they found more th...

    A teenager in Orange County is police custody, facing multiple drug and weapon charges. Syed Abdul-Khabir, 17, was picked up Tuesday morning at a home on Parmenter Street in Newburgh by members of a newly-formed "Non-fatal Shooting Task Force." A felony warrant was issued back in November for the teen's arrest who, according to authorities, had previously been found with drugs. Officials conducted a search of that home, and News 12 has learned that told they found more th...

  • Opening statements heard in corruption trial of Ramapo town supervisor

    Opening statements heard in corruption trial of Ramapo town supervisor

    Jurors heard opening statements in the corruption trial of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence Thursday. If St. Lawrence loses, he will be forced out of office and could spend dozens of years behind bars. St. Lawrence has been under investigation for years, but it wasn't until 2016 that he was formally indicted by the federal government for 22 counts of securities and wire fraud. In court on Thursday, federal prosecutors repeatedly called St. Lawrence a liar, and tol...

    Jurors heard opening statements in the corruption trial of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence Thursday. If St. Lawrence loses, he will be forced out of office and could spend dozens of years behind bars. St. Lawrence has been under investigation for years, but it wasn't until 2016 that he was formally indicted by the federal government for 22 counts of securities and wire fraud. In court on Thursday, federal prosecutors repeatedly called St. Lawrence a liar, and tol...

  • Westchester DA warns residents to lock cars after rash of break-ins

    Westchester DA warns residents to lock cars after rash of break-ins

    The Westchester County district attorney is warning residents to lock their vehicles after a rash of car break-ins. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino says there have been a large number of burglaries and thefts all over the county so far this year. At Westchester Auto Repair in Yonkers, managers say they see a lot of customers who have had their cars broken into near the Greystone train station. Scarpino says the best advice is to lock your car, no matter wher...

    The Westchester County district attorney is warning residents to lock their vehicles after a rash of car break-ins. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino says there have been a large number of burglaries and thefts all over the county so far this year. At Westchester Auto Repair in Yonkers, managers say they see a lot of customers who have had their cars broken into near the Greystone train station. Scarpino says the best advice is to lock your car, no matter wher...

  • Rockland man charged with sexually assaulting child

    Rockland man charged with sexually assaulting child

    Rockland man charged with sexually assaulting childRockland man charged with sexually assaulting child

    Police say Marc Melter, 25, of Tomkins Cove, is charged with assaulting a child under the age of seven. A Rockland County man is behind bars today after police say he sexually assaulted a young child. 

    Police say Marc Melter, 25, of Tomkins Cove, is charged with assaulting a child under the age of seven. A Rockland County man is behind bars today after police say he sexually assaulted a young child. 

  • Drug kingpin sentenced to 10 years in prison

    Drug kingpin sentenced to 10 years in prison

    Brandon Masker admitted to having four people distribute cocaine in the county and surrounding areas.Brandon Masker admitted to having four people distribute cocaine in the county and surrounding areas.

    A drug kingpin in Orange County will spend the next 10 years in prison. Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler says Brandon Masker, 34, of Warwick, admitted to having four people distribute cocaine in the county and surrounding areas. 

    A drug kingpin in Orange County will spend the next 10 years in prison. Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler says Brandon Masker, 34, of Warwick, admitted to having four people distribute cocaine in the county and surrounding areas. 

  • Photo released of Newburgh animal abuse suspects

    Photo released of Newburgh animal abuse suspects

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-04-19 22:08:59 GMT
    Orange County authorities have released a photo of two suspects wanted in connection with an animal abuse case out of Newburgh.Orange County authorities have released a photo of two suspects wanted in connection with an animal abuse case out of Newburgh.

    Orange County authorities have released a photo of two suspects wanted in connection with an animal abuse case out of Newburgh.

    Orange County authorities have released a photo of two suspects wanted in connection with an animal abuse case out of Newburgh.

  • Scarsdale couple awoken by home invaders

    Scarsdale couple awoken by home invaders

    Investigators say a husband and wife woke up around 2 a.m. and heard the men running through their home on Berwick Road.Investigators say a husband and wife woke up around 2 a.m. and heard the men running through their home on Berwick Road.

    A Scarsdale couple were awoken to masked men invading their home early Wednesday morning, according to police.

    A Scarsdale couple were awoken to masked men invading their home early Wednesday morning, according to police.

  • Bedford Hills man charged with felony assault, could face deportation

    Bedford Hills man charged with felony assault, could face deportation

    A Bedford Hills man could be deported because of an altercation with his girlfriend. Adelso Cruz, 32, allegedly beat his girlfriend with a boot inside their home. He was arrested Friday night and was charged with felony assault. Police say immigration officials have asked them to detain Cruz, who is from Guatemala.

    A Bedford Hills man could be deported because of an altercation with his girlfriend. Adelso Cruz, 32, allegedly beat his girlfriend with a boot inside their home. He was arrested Friday night and was charged with felony assault. Police say immigration officials have asked them to detain Cruz, who is from Guatemala.

  • State 911 call centers experience brief irregularities

    State 911 call centers experience brief irregularities

    State police say residents should call dispatch at 914-742-6116 if an attempted call to 911 is not completed.State police say residents should call dispatch at 914-742-6116 if an attempted call to 911 is not completed.

    Authorities have sent out an alert about state police 911 call centers experiencing irregular phone line issues.

    Authorities have sent out an alert about state police 911 call centers experiencing irregular phone line issues.

  • Jury selection to begin in Ramapo town supervisor case

    Jury selection to begin in Ramapo town supervisor case

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-04-18 17:37:22 GMT
    Jury selection in the trial of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence is expected to start tomorrow.Jury selection in the trial of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence is expected to start tomorrow.

    Jury selection in the trial of controversial Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence is expected to start tomorrow. 

    Jury selection in the trial of controversial Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence is expected to start tomorrow. 

  • Plea deal reached for man who made terroristic threats in Monroe

    Plea deal reached for man who made terroristic threats in Monroe

    The man accused of making a terroristic threat and triggering a bomb scare in Monroe last year reached a plea deal Tuesday.

    The man accused of making a terroristic threat and triggering a bomb scare in Monroe last year reached a plea deal Tuesday. 

  • Theater stabbing prompts security questions

    Theater stabbing prompts security questions

    Residents are questioning whether there should be extra security at theaters following the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old employee at a movie theater. 

    Residents are questioning whether there should be extra security at theaters following the fatal stabbing of a 19-year-old employee at a movie theater. 

  • Orange County mom vows to put son’s alleged killer behind bars

    Mom vows to put son’s alleged killer behind bars

    Fabian Corley is accused of shooting 31-year-old Hubert Hines in the back during a botched robbery last month in Newburgh. 

    Fabian Corley is accused of shooting 31-year-old Hubert Hines in the back during a botched robbery last month in Newburgh. 

  • Humane society sued for seizing animals

    Humane society sued for seizing animals

    Monday, April 17 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-04-17 17:16:34 GMT
    An accused animal hoarder in Garnerville is suing the Hudson Valley Humane Society.An accused animal hoarder in Garnerville is suing the Hudson Valley Humane Society.

    An accused animal hoarder is suing the Hudson Valley Humane Society. Humane Society officials rescued about 70 animals, including dogs, geese, ducks, chickens and a swan, from Dohyun Lee's home in Garnerville in October 2016. Lee is now suing the organization and wants her animals back. Officials say the animals were living in a filthy house that had no power or heat. Authorities are expected to charge the 56-year-old Lee in the next few weeks. Humane Society officials will be in R...

    An accused animal hoarder is suing the Hudson Valley Humane Society. Humane Society officials rescued about 70 animals, including dogs, geese, ducks, chickens and a swan, from Dohyun Lee's home in Garnerville in October 2016. Lee is now suing the organization and wants her animals back. Officials say the animals were living in a filthy house that had no power or heat. Authorities are expected to charge the 56-year-old Lee in the next few weeks. Humane Society officials will be in R...

  • High-speed chase leads police through Rye, into the Bronx

    High-speed chase leads police through Rye, into the Bronx

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 1:26 PM EDT2017-03-28 17:26:06 GMT

    A Maryland man is facing numerous charges after leading police on a high-speed chase Friday night.

    A Maryland man is facing numerous charges after leading police on a high-speed chase Friday night.

  • Aunt comes to forgive nephew who abused his cousin

    Aunt comes to forgive nephew who abused his cousin

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-03-28 17:21:42 GMT

    An aunt says she is torn between loving her nephew dearly, but despising what he did. “Jose” was 14 when he abused his 6-year-old cousin.

    An aunt says she is torn between loving her nephew dearly, but despising what he did. “Jose” was 14 when he abused his 6-year-old cousin.

  • County worker accused of stealing $3K

    County worker accused of stealing $3K

    Thursday, March 23 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-03-23 17:22:25 GMT

    Michael Taylor, 44, of Dutchess County, has been charged with grand larceny. Officials say he stole cash, checks and money orders from the benefits section of the County Finance Department where he worked for the past nine years He is now suspended without pay. 

    Michael Taylor, 44, of Dutchess County, has been charged with grand larceny. Officials say he stole cash, checks and money orders from the benefits section of the County Finance Department where he worked for the past nine years He is now suspended without pay. 

  • Police arrest man accused of attacking woman in Monticello

    Police arrest man accused of attacking woman in Monticello

    Mar 19, 2017 09:24 PM2017-03-20 01:24:00 GMT
    Officers say Daniel Burgos, 32, punched a woman repeatedly, leaving her with a serious eye injury and bleeding heavily from her face.Officers say Daniel Burgos, 32, punched a woman repeatedly, leaving her with a serious eye injury and bleeding heavily from her face.
    Police arrested a man accused of violently attacking a woman in Monticello on Sunday. Officers say Daniel Burgos, 32, punched a woman repeatedly, leaving her with a serious eye injury and bleeding heavily from her face. Police were able to review nearby surveillance video that showed Burgos repeatedly hitting the woman and then dragging her into the road. Burgos is currently on parole for a separate crime. He was arrested and charged with felony assault.
    Police arrested a man accused of violently attacking a woman in Monticello on Sunday. Officers say Daniel Burgos, 32, punched a woman repeatedly, leaving her with a serious eye injury and bleeding heavily from her face. Police were able to review nearby surveillance video that showed Burgos repeatedly hitting the woman and then dragging her into the road. Burgos is currently on parole for a separate crime. He was arrested and charged with felony assault.
  • Meeting between officials, business owners held to keep people safe

    Meeting between officials, business owners held to keep people safe

    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:35:29 GMT
    Sponsored by the Business Council of Westchester, the gathering was dubbed the "Law Enforcement Business Community Partnership Forum" and featured six panelists with both local and national law enforcement expertise.Sponsored by the Business Council of Westchester, the gathering was dubbed the "Law Enforcement Business Community Partnership Forum" and featured six panelists with both local and national law enforcement expertise.

    Sponsored by the Business Council of Westchester, the gathering was dubbed the "Law Enforcement Business Community Partnership Forum" and featured six panelists with both local and national law enforcement expertise. 

    Sponsored by the Business Council of Westchester, the gathering was dubbed the "Law Enforcement Business Community Partnership Forum" and featured six panelists with both local and national law enforcement expertise. 

  • Sparrowbush man gets five years for killing rape suspect

    Sparrowbush man gets five years for killing rape suspect

    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:32 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:32:07 GMT
    David Carlson was given five years in prison after being found guilty of first-degree manslaughterDavid Carlson was given five years in prison after being found guilty of first-degree manslaughter

    David Carlson was given five years in prison after being found guilty of first-degree manslaughter.

    David Carlson was given five years in prison after being found guilty of first-degree manslaughter.

  • Days Inn to remain open despite officials’ attempt to close it

    Days Inn to remain open despite officials’ attempt to close it

    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:07:35 GMT

    A Rockland County hotel that has been the site of numerous drug and prostitution arrests will remain open for now. 

    A Rockland County hotel that has been the site of numerous drug and prostitution arrests will remain open for now. 

  • Ex-Chamber of Commerce CEO accused of using chamber money

    Ex-Chamber of Commerce CEO accused of using chamber money

    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:01 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:01:20 GMT

    The former CEO of the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce has been charged with stealing from the organization. 

    The former CEO of the Greater Mahopac-Carmel Chamber of Commerce has been charged with stealing from the organization. 

  • Orange County man pleads guilty to torching restaurant

    Orange County man pleads guilty to torching restaurant

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 3:11 PM EDT2017-03-22 19:11:13 GMT

    A restaurant owner in Orange County has pleaded guilty to torching his business for over $60,000 in insurance money.

    A restaurant owner in Orange County has pleaded guilty to torching his business for over $60,000 in insurance money.

  • Woman robbed at knifepoint in Yorktown parking lot

    Woman robbed at knifepoint in Yorktown parking lot

    Friday, March 10 2017 12:45 PM EST2017-03-10 17:45:00 GMT
    Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a woman Thursday afternoon at knifepoint in a shopping center parking lot. Yorktown police say the victim had just left a Wells Fargo ATM down the street
    Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a woman Thursday afternoon at knifepoint in a shopping center parking lot. Yorktown police say the victim had just left a Wells Fargo ATM down the street
  • Credit card skimming device found on ATM in Nanuet

    Credit card skimming device found on ATM in Nanuet

    Friday, March 10 2017 12:44 PM EST2017-03-10 17:44:58 GMT
    Clarkstown police are warning the public to take extra precautions after a credit card skimming device was found on an ATM at a local convenience store. The device was installed on a Citibank ATM at
    Clarkstown police are warning the public to take extra precautions after a credit card skimming device was found on an ATM at a local convenience store. The device was installed on a Citibank ATM at
  • 2 plead not guilty to dealing heroin in Newburgh

    2 plead not guilty to dealing heroin in Newburgh

    Friday, March 10 2017 12:44 PM EST2017-03-10 17:44:56 GMT
    Two men accused of dealing heroin pleaded not guilty in Newburgh City Court today. Victor Rivas and Hector Davila, who are brothers-in-law, were among a dozen people nabbed in a narcotics sweep. The
    Two men accused of dealing heroin pleaded not guilty in Newburgh City Court today. Victor Rivas and Hector Davila, who are brothers-in-law, were among a dozen people nabbed in a narcotics sweep. The
  • Ex-treasurer of Mahopac FD admits to embezzling over $5.5M

    Ex-treasurer of Mahopac FD admits to embezzling over $5.5M

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 2:51 PM EST2017-03-08 19:51:57 GMT
    A former treasurer of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $5.5 million from the department.A former treasurer of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $5.5 million from the department.

    A former treasurer of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $5.5 million from the department. Officials say Michael Klein admitted to one count of wire fraud, six counts of subscribing to false tax returns, one count of obstructing a grand jury investigation and one count of making false statements. Klein, 48, told a federal judge that he spent the money on a yacht, a Florida home, antiques and jewelry. Klein faces 67 years in jail, and he...

    A former treasurer of the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $5.5 million from the department. Officials say Michael Klein admitted to one count of wire fraud, six counts of subscribing to false tax returns, one count of obstructing a grand jury investigation and one count of making false statements. Klein, 48, told a federal judge that he spent the money on a yacht, a Florida home, antiques and jewelry. Klein faces 67 years in jail, and he...

  • Police: 31-year old man slain during drug deal in Newburgh

    Police: 31-year old man slain during drug deal in Newburgh

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 2:06 PM EST2017-03-08 19:06:12 GMT
    APAP

    Police say they've charged a 24-year-old Hudson Valley man with fatally shooting another man during a drug deal. The city of Newburgh Police Department says officers responded Tuesday to reports of shots fired on Hasbrouck Street. 

    Police say they've charged a 24-year-old Hudson Valley man with fatally shooting another man during a drug deal. The city of Newburgh Police Department says officers responded Tuesday to reports of shots fired on Hasbrouck Street. 

  • Gun rumor sparks investigation at Monroe-Woodbury M.S.

    Gun rumor sparks investigation at Monroe-Woodbury M.S.

    Friday, March 3 2017 3:25 PM EST2017-03-03 20:25:59 GMT
    Friday, March 3 2017 3:30 PM EST2017-03-03 20:30:44 GMT
    Monroe-Woodbury police said their joint investigation with the district shows the threat is not credible.Monroe-Woodbury police said their joint investigation with the district shows the threat is not credible.

    Rumors of a student bringing a gun to Monroe-Woodbury Middle School triggered an investigation and additional police presence at the school Friday.

    Rumors of a student bringing a gun to Monroe-Woodbury Middle School triggered an investigation and additional police presence at the school Friday.

  • Jewish community centers remain on high alert

    Jewish community centers remain on high alert

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 2:18 PM EST2017-02-28 19:18:20 GMT
    Tuesday, February 28 2017 2:18 PM EST2017-02-28 19:18:20 GMT
    A suspicious fire closed Yonkers High SchoolA suspicious fire closed Yonkers High School

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has ordered state police to join the FBI and local police to investigate bomb threats at the JCC of Mid-Westchester in Scarsdale and the JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown on Monday.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has ordered state police to join the FBI and local police to investigate bomb threats at the JCC of Mid-Westchester in Scarsdale and the JCC on the Hudson in Tarrytown on Monday.

  • Suspicious fire closes Yonkers high school

    Suspicious fire closes Yonkers high school

    Monday, February 27 2017 5:02 PM EST2017-02-27 22:02:33 GMT
    Tuesday, February 28 2017 7:44 AM EST2017-02-28 12:44:19 GMT
    A suspicious fire closed Yonkers High SchoolA suspicious fire closed Yonkers High School

    Officials closed Saunders High School in Yonkers Monday for cleanup after a suspicious weekend fire. 

    Officials closed Saunders High School in Yonkers Monday for cleanup after a suspicious weekend fire. 

  • Fourteen busted at underage drinking party in Greenburgh

    Fourteen busted at underage drinking party in Greenburgh

    Friday, March 10 2017 1:10 PM EST2017-03-10 18:10:10 GMT
    Fourteen teenagers were busted with alcohol over the weekend at a vacant home for sale in Greenburgh. An anonymous tip brought the Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force to 1139 Dobbs Ferry Road Friday
    Fourteen teenagers were busted with alcohol over the weekend at a vacant home for sale in Greenburgh. An anonymous tip brought the Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force to 1139 Dobbs Ferry Road Friday
  • Teen accused of making threats to judges, prosecutors in Orange County

    Teen accused of making threats to judges, prosecutors in Orange County

    Friday, March 10 2017 1:10 PM EST2017-03-10 18:10:09 GMT
    An 18-year-old was arrested and charged with making threats against judges and assistant district attorneys at the Orange County Courthouse in Goshen Thursday. The courthouse was evacuated while police
    An 18-year-old was arrested and charged with making threats against judges and assistant district attorneys at the Orange County Courthouse in Goshen Thursday. The courthouse was evacuated while police
  • NJ man gets maximum sentence for crash that injured Chester cop

    NJ man gets maximum sentence for crash that injured Chester cop

    Friday, March 10 2017 1:10 PM EST2017-03-10 18:10:07 GMT
    The New Jersey man convicted of nearly killing a Chester cop last July was sentenced to 25 years in state prison Monday. Police say Officer Robert Ferrara?s life nearly ended when 21-year-old Daniel Mooney
    The New Jersey man convicted of nearly killing a Chester cop last July was sentenced to 25 years in state prison Monday. Police say Officer Robert Ferrara?s life nearly ended when 21-year-old Daniel Mooney
  • Trial begins for day laborer accused in murder of New City housewife

    Trial begins for day laborer accused in murder of New City housewife

    Friday, March 10 2017 1:10 PM EST2017-03-10 18:10:03 GMT
    The Rockland district attorney made opening arguments Thursday in the case against the day laborer accused of murder. Thirty-year-old Ronald Douglas Herrera-Castellanos, an illegal immigrant from Guatemala,
    The Rockland district attorney made opening arguments Thursday in the case against the day laborer accused of murder. Thirty-year-old Ronald Douglas Herrera-Castellanos, an illegal immigrant from Guatemala,
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