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  • Accusations against Village Hall janitor shock neighbors

    Accusations against Village Hall janitor shock neighbors

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-06-22 23:17:09 GMT

    Neighbors told News 12 they were shocked to hear about an Ossining janitor accused of spying on women inside a Village Hall bathroom. 

    Neighbors told News 12 they were shocked to hear about an Ossining janitor accused of spying on women inside a Village Hall bathroom. 

  • Dogs maul girl on way to bus stop in Yonkers

    Dogs maul girl on way to bus stop in Yonkers

    Thursday, June 22 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-06-22 21:10:05 GMT

    A Yonkers girl is recovering in the hospital after two dogs mauled her on the way to school. 

    A Yonkers girl is recovering in the hospital after two dogs mauled her on the way to school. 

  • Newburgh murder suspects plead not guilty

    Newburgh murder suspects plead not guilty

    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:15 PM EDT2017-06-22 19:15:49 GMT
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    Three Newburgh residents pleaded not guilty in connection with the shooting death of a 63-year-old man.

    Three Newburgh residents pleaded not guilty in connection with the shooting death of a 63-year-old man.

  • Fire department official sentenced on embezzlement, fraud charges

    Fire department official sentenced on embezzlement, fraud charges

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:40 PM EDT2017-06-22 00:40:12 GMT

    A former Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department official was sentenced Wednesday on a series of embezzlement and fraud charges.

    A former Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department official was sentenced Wednesday on a series of embezzlement and fraud charges.

  • Police: Janitor secretly recorded females in Village Hall bathroom

    Police: Janitor secretly recorded females in Village Hall bathroom

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 6:32 PM EDT2017-06-21 22:32:08 GMT

    Police say the head janitor for the village of Ossining was arrested for secretly recording female employees in the Village Hall bathroom. 

    Police say the head janitor for the village of Ossining was arrested for secretly recording female employees in the Village Hall bathroom. 

  • Spring Valley men charged in car theft

    Spring Valley men charged in car theft

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-06-21 17:21:12 GMT

    Two Spring Valley men are facing a series of charges after a car theft and brief chase.

    Two Spring Valley men are facing a series of charges after a car theft and brief chase.

  • London mosque attack 'clearly' aimed at Muslims

    The Latest: UK PM praises bravery of people outside mosque

    Monday, June 19 2017 7:57 AM EDT2017-06-19 11:57:07 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-06-20 13:09:26 GMT
    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has described an attack on a north London mosque attack as a "sickening" attempt to destroy liberties that unite Britain, such as freedom of worship.UK Prime Minister Theresa May has described an attack on a north London mosque attack as a "sickening" attempt to destroy liberties that unite Britain, such as freedom of worship.

    London police say they're investigating whether the death of a man outside a London mosque was the direct result of a van plowing into a crowd of Muslim worshippers.

    London police say they're investigating whether the death of a man outside a London mosque was the direct result of a van plowing into a crowd of Muslim worshippers.

  • UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

    UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-06-20 12:47:25 GMT
    Tuesday, June 20 2017 8:51 AM EDT2017-06-20 12:51:28 GMT
    British media have identified the suspect held in connection with the van attack outside a London mosque as Darren Osborne, from the Welsh city of Cardiff.British media have identified the suspect held in connection with the van attack outside a London mosque as Darren Osborne, from the Welsh city of Cardiff.

    British police have identified the suspect held in connection with the van attack outside a London mosque as Darren Osborne, of Cardiff. He is being held on suspicion of attempted murder and alleged terror offenses.

    British police have identified the suspect held in connection with the van attack outside a London mosque as Darren Osborne, of Cardiff. He is being held on suspicion of attempted murder and alleged terror offenses.

  • Prosecutors seek to try movie theater stabbing suspect as adult

    Prosecutors seek to try movie theater stabbing suspect as adult

    Monday, June 19 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-06-19 23:24:40 GMT
    Michael Pettiford pleaded not guilty to all the charges, including second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter, plus two counts of first-degree robbery.Michael Pettiford pleaded not guilty to all the charges, including second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter, plus two counts of first-degree robbery.

    The teenager accused in the deadly stabbing at a mall in Yonkers faced a judge today. 

    The teenager accused in the deadly stabbing at a mall in Yonkers faced a judge today. 

  • Congers man stabbed at teen’s birthday party

    Congers man stabbed at teen’s birthday party

    Monday, June 19 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-06-19 23:20:51 GMT

    A Rockland County man remained in critical condition Monday after a stabbing over the weekend at a teenager's birthday party. 

    A Rockland County man remained in critical condition Monday after a stabbing over the weekend at a teenager's birthday party. 

  • Jurors recall millionaire hotel heir murder 5 years later

    Jurors recall millionaire hotel heir murder 5 years later

    Monday, June 19 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-06-19 23:16:19 GMT

    Monday marked five years since the end of the most explosive trial in Westchester history, involving the murder-for-hire of a millionaire hotel heir and the conviction of his former stripper wife. 

    Monday marked five years since the end of the most explosive trial in Westchester history, involving the murder-for-hire of a millionaire hotel heir and the conviction of his former stripper wife. 

  • Drug overdoses suspected in Yonkers deaths

    Drug overdoses suspected in Yonkers deaths

    Monday, June 19 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-06-19 21:46:32 GMT
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    Drug overdoses are suspected in the death of two men found at a convenience store in Yonkers this weekend.

    Drug overdoses are suspected in the death of two men found at a convenience store in Yonkers this weekend.

  • Hearing rescheduled for secretary accused of stealing

    Hearing rescheduled for secretary accused of stealing

    Monday, June 19 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-06-19 21:09:20 GMT

    A secretary accused of stealing more than $10,000 from the Sleepy Hollow Middle School will have to wait a month for her next court appearance.

    A secretary accused of stealing more than $10,000 from the Sleepy Hollow Middle School will have to wait a month for her next court appearance.

  • Man accused of using bottle and chair in bar fight

    Man accused of using bottle and chair in bar fight

    Monday, June 19 2017 11:19 AM EDT2017-06-19 15:19:10 GMT

    A Nyack man is facing charges after a violent bar fight. 

    A Nyack man is facing charges after a violent bar fight. 

  • Protesters demand release of detained Ossining H.S. student

    Protesters demand release of detained Ossining H.S. student

    Friday, June 16 2017 10:19 PM EDT2017-06-17 02:19:13 GMT
    Dozens gathered outside Ossining High School today to protest the detention and potential deportation of a teenager from Ecuador.Dozens gathered outside Ossining High School today to protest the detention and potential deportation of a teenager from Ecuador.

    Dozens of people at Ossining High School are spending the day before graduation to protest the detention and potential deportation of a teenager from Ecuador. 

    Dozens of people at Ossining High School are spending the day before graduation to protest the detention and potential deportation of a teenager from Ecuador. 

  • 20 charged in Newburgh gang crackdown

    20 charged in Newburgh gang crackdown

    Thursday, June 15 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-06-15 21:46:18 GMT

    Nearly two dozen people have been charged after a gang crackdown in the Hudson Valley. 

    Nearly two dozen people have been charged after a gang crackdown in the Hudson Valley. 

  • Child murder suspect appears in court

    Child murder suspect appears in court

    Thursday, June 15 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-06-15 16:41:31 GMT
    Neil White, 47, is charged with one count of murder in the second degree in the suffocation death of his 7-year-old daughter Gabrielle White.Neil White, 47, is charged with one count of murder in the second degree in the suffocation death of his 7-year-old daughter Gabrielle White.

    A New Rochelle man accused of killing his 7-year-old daughter is set to face a judge this morning. 

    A New Rochelle man accused of killing his 7-year-old daughter is set to face a judge this morning. 

  • Man charged with luring attempt in Blauvelt

    Man charged with luring attempt in Blauvelt

    Thursday, June 15 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-06-15 13:09:07 GMT
    Orangetown police say Joseph Guccione, 31, allegedly followed a girl in his car in Blauvelt on May 31.Orangetown police say Joseph Guccione, 31, allegedly followed a girl in his car in Blauvelt on May 31.

    A New Jersey man is facing attempted child luring charges in Rockland County.  

    A New Jersey man is facing attempted child luring charges in Rockland County.  

  • Funerals held for 3 victims of Orange County quadruple homicide

    Funerals held for 3 victims of Orange County quadruple homicide

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-06-14 23:09:16 GMT

    Funerals were held Wednesday for three victims of a quadruple murder in Orange County more than a year ago. 

    Funerals were held Wednesday for three victims of a quadruple murder in Orange County more than a year ago. 

  • Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

    Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-06-14 16:47:12 GMT
    Wednesday, June 14 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-06-14 21:27:00 GMT

    The gunman who shot a top GOP congressman and several other people Wednesday at a baseball practice outside the nation's capital had a long history of lashing out at Republicans and recently frightened a neighbor by firing a rifle into a field behind his Illinois house.

    The gunman who shot a top GOP congressman and several other people Wednesday at a baseball practice outside the nation's capital had a long history of lashing out at Republicans and recently frightened a neighbor by firing a rifle into a field behind his Illinois house.

  • Tuckahoe man found guilty in Chappaqua shooting

    Tuckahoe man found guilty in Chappaqua shooting

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-06-13 20:45:22 GMT
    Hengjung Chao has been found guilty of all counts in the shooting his former boss outside a Chappaqua deli last summer.Hengjung Chao has been found guilty of all counts in the shooting his former boss outside a Chappaqua deli last summer.

    The 50-year-old Tuckahoe man, accused of shooting his former boss outside a Chappaqua deli last summer, has been found guilty. 

    The 50-year-old Tuckahoe man, accused of shooting his former boss outside a Chappaqua deli last summer, has been found guilty. 

  • Corrections officer caught in underage sex sting

    Corrections officer caught in underage sex sting

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 1:03 PM EDT2017-06-13 17:03:07 GMT
    Authorities arrested Thomas Abrams as part of a coordinated effort between sheriffs and the FBI called "Operation Spider Byte."Authorities arrested Thomas Abrams as part of a coordinated effort between sheriffs and the FBI called "Operation Spider Byte."

    A Westchester County Corrections Department captain has been taken into police custody in a recent underage sex sting. 

    A Westchester County Corrections Department captain has been taken into police custody in a recent underage sex sting. 

  • Ex-Brewster man convicted of murder

    Ex-Brewster man convicted of murder

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 9:02 AM EDT2017-06-13 13:02:16 GMT
    Police say Robert Honsch, 73, has been found guilty of murdering Marcia Honsch in Massachusetts in 1995.Police say Robert Honsch, 73, has been found guilty of murdering Marcia Honsch in Massachusetts in 1995.

    A man who once lived in Brewster has been convicted of killing his wife more than 20 years ago.

    A man who once lived in Brewster has been convicted of killing his wife more than 20 years ago.

  • Dozens protest detention of Ossining student

    Dozens protest detention of Ossining student

    Monday, June 12 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-06-12 22:08:12 GMT

    Organizers of a protest planned in New York City this afternoon are calling for the release of Ossining High School student who was detained by immigration officials.

    Organizers of a protest planned in New York City this afternoon are calling for the release of Ossining High School student who was detained by immigration officials.

  • Closing arguments underway in deli shooting trial

    Closing arguments underway in deli shooting trial

    Monday, June 12 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-06-12 21:51:42 GMT

    Closing arguments are underway in the trial of the man accused of attempting to kill his former boss in Chappaqua.

    Closing arguments are underway in the trial of the man accused of attempting to kill his former boss in Chappaqua.

  • Police: 8 Johns arrested in undercover prostitution ring

    Police: 8 Johns arrested in undercover prostitution ring

    Monday, June 12 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-06-12 21:40:24 GMT

    Police say an undercover prostitution sting in Orange County resulted in the arrest of eight alleged Johns. 

    Police say an undercover prostitution sting in Orange County resulted in the arrest of eight alleged Johns. 

  • Trucker charged in deadly hit-and-run

    Trucker charged in deadly hit-and-run

    Monday, June 12 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-06-12 18:56:05 GMT
    State police say Scott Spooner fatally struck Paul Peacock as he was walking near the Ramapo rest area around 4 a.m. Sunday.State police say Scott Spooner fatally struck Paul Peacock as he was walking near the Ramapo rest area around 4 a.m. Sunday.

    State police have arrested a man who they say is responsible for Sunday's deadly hit-and-run in Rockland County. 

    State police have arrested a man who they say is responsible for Sunday's deadly hit-and-run in Rockland County. 

  • 9 arrested in narcotics bust; 4 from Haverstraw

    9 arrested in narcotics bust; 4 from Haverstraw

    Friday, June 9 2017 7:20 PM EDT2017-06-09 23:20:53 GMT
    Four alleged Haverstraw drug dealers could face life in prison after a Rockland County drug bust. Five other suspects from outside the area were also arrested.Four alleged Haverstraw drug dealers could face life in prison after a Rockland County drug bust. Five other suspects from outside the area were also arrested.

    Four alleged Haverstraw drug dealers could face life in prison after a Rockland County drug bust. Five other suspects from outside the area were also arrested.

    Four alleged Haverstraw drug dealers could face life in prison after a Rockland County drug bust. Five other suspects from outside the area were also arrested.

  • Students vandalize Spring Valley High School

    Students vandalize Spring Valley High School

    Friday, June 9 2017 12:34 PM EDT2017-06-09 16:34:53 GMT

    Rockland County administrators are investigating after the outside of Spring Valley High School was defaced.

    Rockland County administrators are investigating after the outside of Spring Valley High School was defaced.

  • Police: Man used screwdriver to steal register at Galleria Mall

    Police: Man used screwdriver to steal register at Galleria Mall

    Friday, June 9 2017 7:38 AM EDT2017-06-09 11:38:15 GMT

    Police are investigating an armed robbery at a mall in Orange County.

    Police are investigating an armed robbery at a mall in Orange County.

  • Yonkers man pleads guilty to shooting 4-year-old girl

    Friday, June 9 2017 7:26 AM EDT2017-06-09 11:26:38 GMT

    A Yonkers man faces prison time after he admitted he accidentally shot a 4-year-old girl.

    A Yonkers man faces prison time after he admitted he accidentally shot a 4-year-old girl.

  • Yonkers woman sentenced for shooting husband in head

    Yonkers woman sentenced for shooting husband in head

    Thursday, June 8 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-06-08 20:40:43 GMT
    Emily Dearden was sentenced today to 3 and 1/2 years in prison for shooting her husband Kenneth Dearden in 2013.Emily Dearden was sentenced today to 3 and 1/2 years in prison for shooting her husband Kenneth Dearden in 2013.

    A Yonkers woman is heading to prison for shooting her husband in the head. 

    A Yonkers woman is heading to prison for shooting her husband in the head. 

  • Actor among those guilty in “Wawayanda 6” trial

    Actor among those guilty in “Wawayanda 6” trial

    Thursday, June 8 2017 1:54 PM EDT2017-06-08 17:54:19 GMT
    Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner James Cromwell is among a group of activists in Orange County who has been found guilty of obstructing justice.Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner James Cromwell is among a group of activists in Orange County who has been found guilty of obstructing justice.

    A famous actor is among a group of activists in Orange County who has been found guilty of obstructing justice. 

    A famous actor is among a group of activists in Orange County who has been found guilty of obstructing justice. 

  • Father charged in 7-year-old’s death

    Father charged in 7-year-old’s death

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-06-08 02:14:14 GMT

    Police say a New Rochelle man suffocated his 7-year-old daughter to death Tuesday.

    Police say a New Rochelle man suffocated his 7-year-old daughter to death Tuesday.

  • Monroe town justice accused of forging documents to keep her job

    Monroe town justice accused of forging documents to keep her job

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 9:08 PM EDT2017-06-08 01:08:30 GMT

    A town justice in Orange County has been arrested for allegedly forging documents in an effort to keep her job. 

    A town justice in Orange County has been arrested for allegedly forging documents in an effort to keep her job. 

  • Quadruple murder suspects appear in federal court

    Quadruple murder suspects appear in federal court

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-06-07 23:08:14 GMT

    Two suspects in an Orange County quadruple murder case faced a federal judge Wednesday afternoon in White Plains. 

    Two suspects in an Orange County quadruple murder case faced a federal judge Wednesday afternoon in White Plains. 

  • Doctor comes face to face with ex-employee who shot him

    Doctor comes face to face with ex-employee who shot him

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 7:03 PM EDT2017-06-07 23:03:07 GMT

    A doctor who was shot by a former worker outside a Chappaqua deli came face to face with his attacker for the first time since the incident when he testified in court Wednesday. 

    A doctor who was shot by a former worker outside a Chappaqua deli came face to face with his attacker for the first time since the incident when he testified in court Wednesday. 

  • Swastikas found on Hastings church

    Swastikas found on Hastings church

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-06-07 22:54:34 GMT

    Several swastikas were found on a church in the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson. 

    Several swastikas were found on a church in the Village of Hastings-on-Hudson. 

  • Charges upgraded in Yonkers battalion chief death

    Charges upgraded in Yonkers battalion chief death

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 9:21 AM EDT2017-06-07 13:21:41 GMT
    Two men have been indicted on manslaughter charges in connection with an explosion at a marijuana grow house in the Bronx that killed a fire battalion chief from YonkersTwo men have been indicted on manslaughter charges in connection with an explosion at a marijuana grow house in the Bronx that killed a fire battalion chief from Yonkers

    Two men have been indicted on manslaughter charges in connection with an explosion at a marijuana grow house in the Bronx that killed a fire battalion chief from Yonkers.      

    Two men have been indicted on manslaughter charges in connection with an explosion at a marijuana grow house in the Bronx that killed a fire battalion chief from Yonkers.      

  • Spring Valley man guilty of attempted murder

    Spring Valley man guilty of attempted murder

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 9:05 AM EDT2017-06-07 13:05:01 GMT
    A Rockland County jury found Jonathan McNeil, 23, guilty of attempted murder, assault and other charges.A Rockland County jury found Jonathan McNeil, 23, guilty of attempted murder, assault and other charges.

    A Spring Valley man has been convicted of trying to murder his ex-girlfriend. 

    A Spring Valley man has been convicted of trying to murder his ex-girlfriend. 

  • Man attacks Paris police with tool at Notre Dame 'for Syria'

    Man attacks Paris police with tool at Notre Dame 'for Syria'

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-06-06 15:58:08 GMT
    Tuesday, June 6 2017 1:29 PM EDT2017-06-06 17:29:28 GMT

    An assailant wielding a hammer attacked Paris police guarding Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday, crying "This is for Syria!" before being shot and wounded by officers outside one of France's most popular tourist sites.

    An assailant wielding a hammer attacked Paris police guarding Notre Dame Cathedral on Tuesday, crying "This is for Syria!" before being shot and wounded by officers outside one of France's most popular tourist sites.

  • Human remains found in Yonkers

    Human remains found in Yonkers

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 8:53 PM EDT2017-06-07 00:53:49 GMT

    Detectives are trying to determine the identity of the person whose skeletal remains were found covered in maggots and wrapped up in a carpet in Yonkers.s. 

    Detectives are trying to determine the identity of the person whose skeletal remains were found covered in maggots and wrapped up in a carpet in Yonkers.

  • Hearing for suspended Clarkstown chief continues

    Hearing for suspended Clarkstown chief continues

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-06-06 21:28:52 GMT

    Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan is once again the topic of disciplinary hearings, just a day after a court officer recommended that he should be found guilty of four counts of misconduct. 

    Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan is once again the topic of disciplinary hearings, just a day after a court officer recommended that he should be found guilty of four counts of misconduct. 

  • 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. 

  • Mother who pleaded guilty in daughter’s death found dead

    Mother who pleaded guilty in daughter’s death found dead

    Monday, June 5 2017 10:14 PM EDT2017-06-06 02:14:14 GMT
    Sources tell News 12 that Kathleen Dymes, 53, was found dead in an Ardsley motel.Sources tell News 12 that Kathleen Dymes, 53, was found dead in an Ardsley motel.

    The woman who pleaded guilty in the death of her 6-year-old daughter has been found dead. 

    The woman who pleaded guilty in the death of her 6-year-old daughter has been found dead. 

  • Truck driver sought in fatal I-95 hit-and-run

    Truck driver sought in fatal I-95 hit-and-run

    Monday, June 5 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-06-05 23:13:23 GMT
    State police say a Queens man was hit around 1 a.m. today on the southbound side of I-95 near Exit 18B.State police say a Queens man was hit around 1 a.m. today on the southbound side of I-95 near Exit 18B.

    A driver changing a tire on I-95 in Mamaroneck was fatally struck by a hit-and-run truck driver overnight. 

    Authorities are looking for the driver of a tractor-trailer who hit and killed a man trying to change his tire on I-95.

  • Arraignment postponed for Nanuet man accused of double fatal crash

    Arraignment postponed for Nanuet man accused of double fatal crash

    Monday, June 5 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-06-05 21:02:44 GMT

    The driver accused of causing a double fatal crash in New City while high on drugs had his arraignment postponed today.

    The driver accused of causing a double fatal crash in New City while high on drugs had his arraignment postponed today.

  • 2 stabbed in outside Orange County bar

    2 stabbed in outside Orange County bar

    Monday, June 5 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-06-05 17:38:04 GMT
    Police say the violence broke out Sunday morning in front of the J.D. Sports Bar on Route 211 in Middletown.Police say the violence broke out Sunday morning in front of the J.D. Sports Bar on Route 211 in Middletown.

    Two people were stabbed outside of an Orange County sports bar this weekend.

    Two people were stabbed outside of an Orange County sports bar this weekend.

  • 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.

  • New City parents find drugs, needles at school

    New City parents find drugs, needles at school

    Friday, June 2 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-06-02 19:49:44 GMT
    Some parents at Woodglen Elementary School in New City say they found hypodermic needles and drugs on the school's ballfield Thursday.Some parents at Woodglen Elementary School in New City say they found hypodermic needles and drugs on the school's ballfield Thursday.

    Some parents at Woodglen Elementary School in New City say they found hypodermic needles and drugs on the school's ballfield Thursday. 

    Some parents at Woodglen Elementary School in New City say they found hypodermic needles and drugs on the school's ballfield Thursday. 

  • Graham School security guard accused in 4 slayings

    Graham School security guard accused in 4 slayings

    Friday, June 2 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-06-02 19:43:03 GMT

    The Hastings-on-Hudson school security guard who faces a 17-count indictment in connection with the kidnapping and killing of four men in Chester last year worked at the Graham School on South Broadway, News 12 has learned.

    The Hastings-on-Hudson school security guard who faces a 17-count indictment in connection with the kidnapping and killing of four men in Chester last year worked at the Graham School on South Broadway, News 12 has learned.

  • Man faces charges in connection to heroin overdose deaths

    Man faces charges in connection to heroin overdose deaths

    Friday, June 2 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-06-02 12:19:50 GMT

    Officials say a 27-year-old man is facing charges for dealing drugs that killed two people in New Rochelle and the Bronx. 

    Officials say a 27-year-old man is facing charges for dealing drugs that killed two people in New Rochelle and the Bronx. 

  • Alleged Lucchese mafiosos appear in court

    Alleged Lucchese mafiosos appear in court

    Thursday, June 1 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-06-01 21:33:15 GMT
    A group of alleged Mafia members and associates appeared in court Thursday, a day after they were arrested in sweeping law enforcement raids.A group of alleged Mafia members and associates appeared in court Thursday, a day after they were arrested in sweeping law enforcement raids.

    A group of alleged Mafia members and associates appeared in court Thursday, a day after they were arrested in sweeping law enforcement raids. 

    A group of alleged Mafia members and associates appeared in court Thursday, a day after they were arrested in sweeping law enforcement raids. 

  • 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.

  • Authorities: Raids net arrests of 15 accused mobsters

    Authorities: Raids net arrests of 15 accused mobsters

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 10:13 PM EDT2017-06-01 02:13:42 GMT
    A sweeping raid early Wednesday morning led to the arrests of 15 alleged Mafia members and associates, six of them from Westchester, according to authorities.A sweeping raid early Wednesday morning led to the arrests of 15 alleged Mafia members and associates, six of them from Westchester, according to authorities.

    A sweeping raid early Wednesday morning led to the arrests of 15 alleged Mafia members and associates, six of them from Westchester, according to authorities.

    A sweeping raid early Wednesday morning led to the arrests of 15 alleged Mafia members and associates, six of them from Westchester, according to authorities.

  • 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.

  • Murder suspect set for fifth trial

    Murder suspect set for fifth trial

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-05-31 20:48:27 GMT
    Selwyn Days, 51, formerly of Mount Vernon, is accused of fatally stabbing Eastchester millionaire Archie Harris and his caretaker Betty Ramcharan over 20 years ago.Selwyn Days, 51, formerly of Mount Vernon, is accused of fatally stabbing Eastchester millionaire Archie Harris and his caretaker Betty Ramcharan over 20 years ago.

    A man who has served over 15 years in jail for murder will appear in court today as he prepares for his fifth trial in the case.

    A man who has served over 15 years in jail for murder will appear in court today as he prepares for his fifth trial in the case.

  • Family of acquitted man files civil rights lawsuit

    Family of acquitted man files civil rights lawsuit

    Wednesday, May 31 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-05-31 20:45:31 GMT
    The family of a man acquitted of murder charges is filing a federal lawsuit against the city of Mount Vernon, its police department and Westchester County prosecutors, accusing the parties of violating his civil rights.The family of a man acquitted of murder charges is filing a federal lawsuit against the city of Mount Vernon, its police department and Westchester County prosecutors, accusing the parties of violating his civil rights.

    The family of a man acquitted of murder charges is filing a federal lawsuit against the city of Mount Vernon, its police department and Westchester County prosecutors, accusing the parties of violating his civil rights by prosecuting him despite being aware of his innocence. 

    The family of a man acquitted of murder charges is filing a federal lawsuit against the city of Mount Vernon, its police department and Westchester County prosecutors, accusing the parties of violating his civil rights by prosecuting him despite being aware of his innocence. 

  • Neighbors of road rage stabbing suspect unsettled

    Neighbors of road rage stabbing suspect unsettled

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-05-30 21:29:22 GMT

    A fatal road rage encounter on the Taconic State Parkway involving a young man from Dutchess County has left many neighbors unsettled. 

    A fatal road rage encounter on the Taconic State Parkway involving a young man from Dutchess County has left many neighbors unsettled. 

  • Cash stolen from Yonkers deli

    Cash stolen from Yonkers deli

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-05-30 20:51:15 GMT
    Police say someone broke in the Avitabile Latticini and Deli Italian Deli on Yonkers Avenue around 2:15 a.m. today.Police say someone broke in the Avitabile Latticini and Deli Italian Deli on Yonkers Avenue around 2:15 a.m. today.

    Police now say an unidentified amount of cash has been taken from a local deli after an overnight break-in. 

    Police now say an unidentified amount of cash has been taken from a local deli after an overnight break-in. 

  • Ex-teacher sentenced for student sex abuse

    Ex-teacher sentenced for student sex abuse

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-05-30 20:19:40 GMT
    Former Horace Greeley High School teacher Christopher Schraufnagel was sentenced to three years probation and must register as a sex offender.Former Horace Greeley High School teacher Christopher Schraufnagel was sentenced to three years probation and must register as a sex offender.

    A former drama teacher in Chappaqua received a sentence of three years of probation as part of a plea deal after he sexually abused three students.

    A former drama teacher in Chappaqua received a sentence of three years of probation as part of a plea deal after he sexually abused three students.

  • Driver charged with DWI in horse farm crash

    Driver charged with DWI in horse farm crash

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-05-30 15:02:22 GMT
    Police say Jake Schaevitz, 19, of Bedford, has been charged with driving while intoxicated after he crashed his Ferrari into a horse pasture at Sunnyfield Farm.Police say Jake Schaevitz, 19, of Bedford, has been charged with driving while intoxicated after he crashed his Ferrari into a horse pasture at Sunnyfield Farm.

    The teen driver of a Ferrari that crashed into a Bedford horse farm is facing drunken driving charges. 

    The teen driver of a Ferrari that crashed into a Bedford horse farm is facing drunken driving charges. 

  • Police: Man arrested for fatally stabbing man on Taconic Pkwy.

    Police: Man arrested for fatally stabbing man on Taconic Pkwy.

    Monday, May 29 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-05-29 20:07:38 GMT

    Authorities say that a man was arrested Sunday after he stabbed and killed a man on the Taconic State Parkway in Mount Pleasant. 

    Authorities say that a man was arrested Sunday after he stabbed and killed a man on the Taconic State Parkway in Mount Pleasant. 

  • Police arrest 14th man in Manchester bombing inquiry

    Police arrest 14th man in Manchester bombing inquiry

    Monday, May 29 2017 8:40 AM EDT2017-05-29 12:40:26 GMT
    Monday, May 29 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-05-29 15:07:30 GMT
    The arrest means 14 men are now in custody in Britain for suspected roles in the bombing of an Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people.The arrest means 14 men are now in custody in Britain for suspected roles in the bombing of an Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people.

    Police have made an arrest on the south coast of England in the widening inquiry into the deadly Manchester concert bombing.

    Police have made an arrest on the south coast of England in the widening inquiry into the deadly Manchester concert bombing.

  • 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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