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  • Police investigate bank robbery in Monticello

    Police investigate bank robbery in Monticello

    Sunday, November 19 2017 7:30 AM EST2017-11-19 12:30:53 GMT

    Police in Monticello are investigating a bank robbery this morning.

    Police in Monticello are investigating a bank robbery this morning.

  • Yonkers woman pleads guilty to throwing newborn out window

    Yonkers woman pleads guilty to throwing newborn out window

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:08 PM EST2017-11-18 00:08:18 GMT
    A Yonkers woman has pleaded guilty in the death of her infant daughter.A Yonkers woman has pleaded guilty in the death of her infant daughter.

    Police say Jennifer Berry threw the infant out of a seventh floor window after she gave birth in her boyfriend's Bronx apartment.

    Police say Jennifer Berry threw the infant out of a seventh floor window after she gave birth in her boyfriend's Bronx apartment.

  • Middletown man sentenced for killing newborn son

    Middletown man sentenced for killing newborn son

    Thursday, November 16 2017 12:56 PM EST2017-11-16 17:56:25 GMT
    A jury found Michael Heil guilty of murder and manslaughter after a three-week trial.A jury found Michael Heil guilty of murder and manslaughter after a three-week trial.

    A jury found Michael Heil guilty of murder and manslaughter after a three-week trial.

    A jury found Michael Heil guilty of murder and manslaughter after a three-week trial.

  • Columbus statue in Yonkers vandalized again

    Columbus statue in Yonkers vandalized again

    Thursday, November 16 2017 8:39 AM EST2017-11-16 13:39:15 GMT
    Police say 33-year-old Paul Martin scribbled the phrase "The cause of indigenous slavery" on the statue while making deliveries in the area.Police say 33-year-old Paul Martin scribbled the phrase "The cause of indigenous slavery" on the statue while making deliveries in the area.

    Police say 33-year-old Paul Martin scribbled the phrase "The cause of indigenous slavery" on the statue while making deliveries in the area.

    Police say 33-year-old Paul Martin scribbled the phrase "The cause of indigenous slavery" on the statue while making deliveries in the area.

  • Fight erupts in Pleasantville school

    Fight erupts in Pleasantville school

    Thursday, November 16 2017 10:30 AM EST2017-11-16 15:30:26 GMT
    Officials from Pleasantville Cottage School say three girls were arrested for fighting Tuesday night at the school.Officials from Pleasantville Cottage School say three girls were arrested for fighting Tuesday night at the school.

    Officials from Pleasantville Cottage School say three girls were arrested for fighting Tuesday night at the school.

    Officials from Pleasantville Cottage School say three girls were arrested for fighting Tuesday night at the school.

  • Mount Vernon man guilty of murder

    Mount Vernon man guilty of murder

    Thursday, November 16 2017 8:31 AM EST2017-11-16 13:31:19 GMT
    Prosecutors say Jason Myers killed Ashley McDuffie in August 2016.Prosecutors say Jason Myers killed Ashley McDuffie in August 2016.

    Prosecutors say Jason Myers killed Ashley McDuffie in August 2016.

    Prosecutors say Jason Myers killed Ashley McDuffie in August 2016.

  • Closing arguments wrap up in Spring Valley trustee's corruption trial

    Closing arguments wrap up in Spring Valley trustee's corruption trial

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 7:28 PM EST2017-11-16 00:28:25 GMT

    Closing arguments wrapped up Wednesday in a Spring Valley trustee's corruption trial. Villair Fonvil is accused of pocketing thousands of dollars that was supposed to go to a summer camp.

    Closing arguments wrapped up Wednesday in a Spring Valley trustee's corruption trial. Villair Fonvil is accused of pocketing thousands of dollars that was supposed to go to a summer camp.

  • Man charged in White Plains sexual assault

    Man charged in White Plains sexual assault

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 3:01 PM EST2017-11-15 20:01:18 GMT
    Carlos Paute is now facing rape charges and is being held for arraignment for sexually assaulting a woman near the White Plains train station.Carlos Paute is now facing rape charges and is being held for arraignment for sexually assaulting a woman near the White Plains train station.

    Carlos Paute is now facing rape charges and is being held for arraignment for sexually assaulting a woman near the White Plains train station.

    Carlos Paute is now facing rape charges and is being held for arraignment for sexually assaulting a woman near the White Plains train station.

  • Yonkers man gets max sentence in deadly stabbing

    Yonkers man gets max sentence in deadly stabbing

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 12:57 PM EST2017-11-15 17:57:08 GMT
    Frank Keogh pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the killing of 50-year-old Eric Leopold in 2016.Frank Keogh pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the killing of 50-year-old Eric Leopold in 2016.

    Frank Keogh pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the killing of 50-year-old Eric Leopold in 2016.

    Frank Keogh pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the killing of 50-year-old Eric Leopold in 2016.

  • Woman stabbed with screwdriver in Yonkers

    Woman stabbed with screwdriver in Yonkers

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:32 AM EST2017-11-15 13:32:44 GMT

    A woman is recovering this morning after being stabbed with a screwdriver in Hastings. 

    A woman is recovering this morning after being stabbed with a screwdriver in Hastings. 

  • Manhunt underway for armed bank robber in Tarrytown

    Manhunt underway for armed bank robber in Tarrytown

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 10:59 AM EST2017-11-14 15:59:55 GMT
    Investigators say the brazen robbery happened around 5:45 p.m. at the Chase Bank on South Broadway.Investigators say the brazen robbery happened around 5:45 p.m. at the Chase Bank on South Broadway.

    Investigators say the brazen robbery happened around 5:45 p.m. at the Chase Bank on South Broadway.

    Investigators say the brazen robbery happened around 5:45 p.m. at the Chase Bank on South Broadway.

  • Officials announce arrest of suspect wanted in 2015 socialite slaying

    Officials announce arrest of suspect wanted in 2015 socialite slaying

    Monday, November 13 2017 7:08 PM EST2017-11-14 00:08:45 GMT

    Authorities have announced the arrest of a suspect wanted in the 2015 killing of a socialite in North Salem. 

    Authorities have announced the arrest of a suspect wanted in the 2015 killing of a socialite in North Salem. 

  • Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Crawford

    Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Crawford

    Sunday, November 12 2017 7:14 AM EST2017-11-12 12:14:09 GMT

    Crawford Police have arrested three people after a month long investigation.

    Crawford Police have arrested three people after a month long investigation.

  • Chicago man indicted in Newburgh strangulation

    Chicago man indicted in Newburgh strangulation

    Thursday, November 9 2017 12:19 PM EST2017-11-09 17:19:39 GMT
    Authorities say Kevin Cook, 59, strangled 47-year old Tanya Smith in October in his brother's Newburgh home.Authorities say Kevin Cook, 59, strangled 47-year old Tanya Smith in October in his brother's Newburgh home.

    Authorities say Kevin Cook, 59, strangled 47-year old Tanya Smith in October in his brother's Newburgh home.

    Authorities say Kevin Cook, 59, strangled 47-year old Tanya Smith in October in his brother's Newburgh home.

  • Yonkers cold case murder from 2005 may be solved

    Yonkers cold case murder from 2005 may be solved

    Thursday, November 9 2017 7:02 PM EST2017-11-10 00:02:55 GMT
    Police say Christopher Gonzalez, 39, who is being held in Naples, Florida, is accused of two cold case murders.Police say Christopher Gonzalez, 39, who is being held in Naples, Florida, is accused of two cold case murders.

    Police say Christopher Gonzalez, 39, who is being held in Naples, Florida, is accused of two cold case murders.

    Police say Christopher Gonzalez, 39, who is being held in Naples, Florida, is accused of two cold case murders.

  • Goshen woman pleads not guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty

    Goshen woman pleads not guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:26 PM EST2017-11-09 00:26:00 GMT

    An Orange County woman pleaded not guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty. Jeanie Ryan was charged in connection with the death of nine horses and the mistreatment of a 10th horse, which survived.

    An Orange County woman pleaded not guilty to 10 counts of animal cruelty. Jeanie Ryan was charged in connection with the death of nine horses and the mistreatment of a 10th horse, which survived.

  • Poughkeepsie woman sentenced in fiance's kayak death

    Poughkeepsie woman sentenced in fiance's kayak death

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:21 PM EST2017-11-09 00:21:09 GMT
    Angelika Graswald, dubbed the Kayak Killer, was sentenced today to between  1 1/3 years to four years for criminally negligent homicide.Angelika Graswald, dubbed the Kayak Killer, was sentenced today to between  1 1/3 years to four years for criminally negligent homicide.

    Angelika Graswald, dubbed the Kayak Killer, was sentenced today to between 1 1/3 years to four years for criminally negligent homicide.

    Angelika Graswald, dubbed the Kayak Killer, was sentenced today to between 1 1/3 years to four years for criminally negligent homicide.

  • Trump: Texas mass shooting is about mental health, not guns

    Trump: Texas mass shooting is about mental health, not guns

    Monday, November 6 2017 12:08 PM EST2017-11-06 17:08:13 GMT
    Monday, November 6 2017 5:50 PM EST2017-11-06 22:50:06 GMT

    President Donald Trump says a Texas church shooting that left 26 dead was an "act of evil.".

    President Donald Trump says a Texas church shooting that left 26 dead was an "act of evil.".

  • Man accused of killing house guest, hiding body in planter

    Man accused of killing house guest, hiding body in planter

    Monday, November 6 2017 7:59 PM EST2017-11-07 00:59:15 GMT

    An Orange County man has been indicted for murder, accused of killing his houseguest and then hiding the body in a planter.

    An Orange County man has been indicted for murder, accused of killing his houseguest and then hiding the body in a planter.

  • Broom-wielding deli workers foil armed robbery in Newburgh

    Broom-wielding deli workers foil armed robbery in Newburgh

    Friday, November 3 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-11-03 21:50:06 GMT
    Two broom-wielding deli workers foiled an armed robbery in Newburgh in an incident that was caught on the store's security camera.Two broom-wielding deli workers foiled an armed robbery in Newburgh in an incident that was caught on the store's security camera.

    Two broom-wielding deli workers foiled an armed robbery in Newburgh in an incident that was caught on the store's security camera. 

    Two broom-wielding deli workers foiled an armed robbery in Newburgh in an incident that was caught on the store's security camera. 

  • Survey: Yonkers police treat people fairly

    Survey: Yonkers police treat people fairly

    Friday, November 3 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-11-03 18:56:12 GMT
    A public opinion survey says the Yonkers Police Department is doing a good job of interacting with the community.A public opinion survey says the Yonkers Police Department is doing a good job of interacting with the community.

    A public opinion survey says the Yonkers Police Department is doing a good job of interacting with the community.

    A public opinion survey says the Yonkers Police Department is doing a good job of interacting with the community.

  • Nurse pleads guilty to stealing nearly $400K

    Nurse pleads guilty to stealing nearly $400K

    Friday, November 3 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-11-03 12:58:36 GMT
    A registered nurse from Yonkers has pleaded guilty to fraudulently billing Medicaid for close to $400,000.A registered nurse from Yonkers has pleaded guilty to fraudulently billing Medicaid for close to $400,000.

    A registered nurse from Yonkers has pleaded guilty to fraudulently billing Medicaid for close to $400,000.

    A registered nurse from Yonkers has pleaded guilty to fraudulently billing Medicaid for close to $400,000.

  • Manafort attacks special counsel's case as 'embellished'

    Manafort attacks special counsel's case as 'embellished'

    Thursday, November 2 2017 7:52 AM EDT2017-11-02 11:52:46 GMT
    Thursday, November 2 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-11-02 21:28:26 GMT

    The former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump is due back in court along with his business associate.

    The former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump is due back in court along with his business associate.

  • NYC truck attack suspect believed to have NJ connections

    NYC truck attack suspect believed to have NJ connections

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 9:15 AM EDT2017-11-01 13:15:23 GMT
    A man accused of deliberately running down a group of people in a truck near the World Trade Center in Manhattan Tuesday is believed to have some New Jersey connections.A man accused of deliberately running down a group of people in a truck near the World Trade Center in Manhattan Tuesday is believed to have some New Jersey connections.

    A man accused of deliberately running down a group of people in a truck near the World Trade Center in Manhattan Tuesday is believed to have some New Jersey connections.

    A man accused of deliberately running down a group of people in a truck near the World Trade Center in Manhattan Tuesday is believed to have some New Jersey connections.

  • Police: 'Operation Trick or Treat' nets major drug bust

    Police: 'Operation Trick or Treat' nets major drug bust

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-11-01 02:12:41 GMT
    Yonkers Police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced that 25 suspects have been apprehended or taken into custody.Yonkers Police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced that 25 suspects have been apprehended or taken into custody.

    Westchester County authorities announced the apprehension of over two dozen alleged drug dealers on Halloween as part of an operation named "Trick or Treat."

    Westchester County authorities announced the apprehension of over two dozen alleged drug dealers on Halloween as part of an operation named "Trick or Treat."

  • Trump: Aide at center of Russia probe 'proven to be a liar'

    Trump: Aide at center of Russia probe 'proven to be a liar'

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-10-31 16:38:17 GMT
    Tuesday, October 31 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-10-31 16:49:05 GMT

    The White House calls George Papadopoulos a former low-level aide, but he's now a major figure in the Mueller investigation.

    The White House calls George Papadopoulos a former low-level aide, but he's now a major figure in the Mueller investigation.

  • Brewster teacher to face rape charges

    Brewster teacher to face rape charges

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 9:01 AM EDT2017-10-31 13:01:19 GMT
    Police say Christopher Vlangas, 41, engaged in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female high school student.Police say Christopher Vlangas, 41, engaged in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female high school student.

    Police say Christopher Vlangas, 41, engaged in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female high school student.

    Police say Christopher Vlangas, 41, engaged in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old female high school student.

  • Mount Vernon man fatally shot outside Bronx restaurant

    Mount Vernon man fatally shot outside Bronx restaurant

    Saturday, September 30 2017 7:10 AM EDT2017-09-30 11:10:49 GMT

    A Mount Vernon man is dead after a fight at a Bronx restaurant, according to police. 

    A Mount Vernon man is dead after a fight at a Bronx restaurant, according to police. 

  • Peekskill man arrested for having 400 envelopes of heroin in home

    Peekskill man arrested for having 400 envelopes of heroin in home

    Saturday, September 30 2017 7:18 AM EDT2017-09-30 11:18:09 GMT

    Police in Peekskill say they have arrested a man who has a large amount of heroin in his apartment on Highland Avenue. 

    Police in Peekskill say they have arrested a man who has a large amount of heroin in his apartment on Highland Avenue. 

  • White Plains student attacked with acid in France

    White Plains student attacked with acid in France

    Sunday, October 8 2017 8:54 AM EDT2017-10-08 12:54:09 GMT

    Police say Michelle Krug was among four Boston College exchange students studying in France who were attacked with acid at a Marseilles train station.

    Police say Michelle Krug was among four Boston College exchange students studying in France who were attacked with acid at a Marseilles train station.

  • Equifax says data from 143 million Americans exposed in hack

    Equifax says data from 143 million Americans exposed in hack

    Thursday, September 7 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-09-07 22:01:28 GMT
    Thursday, September 7 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-09-07 22:07:54 GMT
    Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans.Credit monitoring company Equifax says a breach exposed social security numbers and other data from about 143 million Americans.

    Credit monitoring company Equifax says breach exposed social security numbers and other data from 143 million Americans.

    Credit monitoring company Equifax says breach exposed social security numbers and other data from 143 million Americans.

  • Ex-Yonkers councilwoman released from federal prison

    Ex-Yonkers councilwoman released from federal prison

    Friday, August 25 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-08-25 20:58:22 GMT

    Former Yonkers councilwoman Sandy Annabi has been released from prison after serving six years for federal corruption.

    Former Yonkers councilwoman Sandy Annabi has been released from prison after serving six years for federal corruption.

  • Police: Drunken driver hits Metro-North vehicle after wrong-way crash

    Police: Drunken driver hits Metro-North vehicle after wrong-way crash

    Friday, August 25 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-08-25 16:19:45 GMT

    Police are investigating a wrong-way crash that happened in Mount Kisco early Friday morning.

    Police are investigating a wrong-way crash that happened in Mount Kisco early Friday morning.

  • Police: Teens arrested for trespassing on new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Police: Teens arrested for trespassing on new Tappan Zee Bridge

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 10:21 AM EDT2017-08-15 14:21:16 GMT

    Three teens, who sneaked onto the new Tappan Zee Bridge and posted video of themselves on YouTube, have been arrested.

    Three teens, who sneaked onto the new Tappan Zee Bridge and posted video of themselves on YouTube, have been arrested.

  • 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. 

  • 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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