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  • Car hits female pedestrian in Ardsley

    Car hits female pedestrian in Ardsley

    Monday, May 22 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-05-22 18:48:12 GMT
    Police say the woman was struck around 8 a.m.by a car driven by a man in his late 70s.Police say the woman was struck around 8 a.m.by a car driven by a man in his late 70s.

    A car hit a pedestrian in Ardsley on busy Ashford Avenue this morning. 

    A car hit a pedestrian in Ardsley on busy Ashford Avenue this morning. 

  • Armed robberies, assault investigated in Mount Vernon

    Armed robberies, assault investigated in Mount Vernon

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:38 PM EDT2017-05-22 16:38:07 GMT
    The sources say during one of the incidents, two men jumped out of a yellow cab and pistol whipped a man in New Rochelle.The sources say during one of the incidents, two men jumped out of a yellow cab and pistol whipped a man in New Rochelle.

    Police are investigating a string of armed robberies and an assault that happened across lower Westchester County overnight, according to News 12 sources. 

    Police are investigating a string of armed robberies and an assault that happened across lower Westchester County overnight, according to News 12 sources. 

  • Police: Yonkers man kills wife, attempts suicide

    Police: Yonkers man kills wife, attempts suicide

    Monday, May 22 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-05-22 16:36:15 GMT
    Authorities say Joseph Abraham Sr.  stabbed his wife Amanda Trenck, 25, multiple times during a domestic dispute at their apartment at 59 Van Cortlandt Park Ave.Authorities say Joseph Abraham Sr. stabbed his wife Amanda Trenck, 25, multiple times during a domestic dispute at their apartment at 59 Van Cortlandt Park Ave.

    A man killed a woman and then apparently tried to commit suicide this weekend in Yonkers, according to police.

    Authorities say Joseph Abraham Sr. stabbed his wife Amanda Trenck, 25, multiple times during a domestic dispute at their apartment at 59 Van Cortlandt Park Ave.

  • Race, gender, fame all issues as Cosby jury selection starts

    Race, gender, fame all issues as Cosby jury selection starts

    Monday, May 22 2017 7:37 AM EDT2017-05-22 11:37:54 GMT
    Monday, May 22 2017 8:48 AM EDT2017-05-22 12:48:18 GMT
    Comedian Bill Cosby's sex assault trial starts today when jury selection gets underway in Pittsburgh.Comedian Bill Cosby's sex assault trial starts today when jury selection gets underway in Pittsburgh.

    Lawyers in Bill Cosby's sex assault case this week hope to find a dozen jurors and six alternates willing to be sequestered nearly 300 miles from home.

    Lawyers in Bill Cosby's sex assault case this week hope to find a dozen jurors and six alternates willing to be sequestered nearly 300 miles from home.

  • Spring Valley man arrested on weapons charges

    Spring Valley man arrested on weapons charges

    Sunday, May 21 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-05-21 21:01:01 GMT

    Orangetown police arrested a man Friday evening after they were called to the scene of what they described as a large fight. 

    Orangetown police arrested a man Friday evening after they were called to the scene of what they described as a large fight. 

  • Witnesses: Yonkers shooting may have been retaliatory

    Witnesses: Yonkers shooting may have been retaliatory

    Sunday, May 21 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-05-21 20:56:09 GMT

    Witnesses say the shooting of a man in Yonkers Saturday evening may have been in retaliation for another shooting that happened last August. 

    Witnesses say the shooting of a man in Yonkers Saturday evening may have been in retaliation for another shooting that happened last August. 

  • 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. 

  • Teen shot to death in Newburgh

    Teen shot to death in Newburgh

    Friday, May 19 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-05-19 16:51:12 GMT
    Authorities say James Stevens, 19, was discovered fatally shot inside a car outside 10 Bush Ave. around 4 a.m. today.Authorities say James Stevens, 19, was discovered fatally shot inside a car outside 10 Bush Ave. around 4 a.m. today.

    A teenager was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds in Newburgh overnight. 

    A teenager was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds in Newburgh overnight. 

  • Ramapo town supervisor found guilty of 20 counts in corruption case

    Ramapo town supervisor found guilty of 20 counts in corruption case

    Friday, May 19 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-05-19 22:19:13 GMT

    A jury has found Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence guilty of 20 counts in his federal corruption case.

    A jury has found Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence guilty of 20 counts in his federal corruption case.

  • Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

    Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

    Friday, May 19 2017 11:07 AM EDT2017-05-19 15:07:44 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 11:29 AM EDT2017-05-19 15:29:08 GMT
    Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has pleaded guilty to transmitting sexual material to a minor and could get years in prison.Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has pleaded guilty to transmitting sexual material to a minor and could get years in prison.

    Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has pleaded guilty to transmitting sexual material to a minor and could get years in prison.

    Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has pleaded guilty to transmitting sexual material to a minor and could get years in prison.

  • Suspect in deadly Times Square mayhem charged with murder

    Suspect in deadly Times Square mayhem charged with murder

    Friday, May 19 2017 7:55 AM EDT2017-05-19 11:55:00 GMT
    Friday, May 19 2017 10:19 AM EDT2017-05-19 14:19:49 GMT
    A Times Square motorist accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S. and mowing down pedestrians has been charged with murder and 20 counts of attempted murder, police say.A Times Square motorist accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S. and mowing down pedestrians has been charged with murder and 20 counts of attempted murder, police say.

    Law enforcement officials say a man accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S. and mowing down pedestrians for three blocks told police he was 'hearing voices'.

    Law enforcement officials say a man accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S. and mowing down pedestrians for three blocks told police he was 'hearing voices'.

  • Body cam captures deadly police shootout

    Body cam captures deadly police shootout

    Friday, May 19 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-05-19 13:14:56 GMT
    The video showing the intense final two minutes and 30 seconds of Tuesday's confrontation between 28-year-old Anthony Bostick and Maybrook police.The video showing the intense final two minutes and 30 seconds of Tuesday's confrontation between 28-year-old Anthony Bostick and Maybrook police.

    Police have released body cam footage that captures the terrifying moments the Maybrook Police chief was shot during a deadly altercation with a man barricaded in an apartment.

    Police have released body cam footage that captures the terrifying moments the Maybrook Police chief was shot during a deadly altercation with a man barricaded in an apartment.

  • Authorities: Fugitive murder suspect Eugene Palmer may be alive

    Authorities: Fugitive murder suspect Eugene Palmer may be alive

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:29:35 GMT

    Authorities say they may have zeroed in on the whereabouts of a wanted Rockland fugitive who disappeared after allegedly murdering his daughter-in-law four years ago. 

    Authorities say they may have zeroed in on the whereabouts of a wanted Rockland fugitive who disappeared after allegedly murdering his daughter-in-law four years ago. 

  • Wrong-way crash driver identified, charged with DUI

    Wrong-way crash driver identified, charged with DUI

    Thursday, May 18 2017 11:14 AM EDT2017-05-18 15:14:17 GMT
    Westchester County Police say Joanna Logan, 42, is charged with reckless endangerment and driving while intoxicated.Westchester County Police say Joanna Logan, 42, is charged with reckless endangerment and driving while intoxicated.

    Police have released the name of a Pelham woman accused in a drunken wrong-way crash on the Hutchinson River Parkway. 

    Police have released the name of a Pelham woman accused in a drunken wrong-way crash on the Hutchinson River Parkway. 

  • Police Week paying tribute to men and women in blue

    Police Week paying tribute to men and women in blue

    Thursday, May 18 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-05-18 15:13:44 GMT
    New Rochelle officials held their annual memorial ceremony at Greentree Country Club on Wednesday.New Rochelle officials held their annual memorial ceremony at Greentree Country Club on Wednesday.

    It's National Police Week, and the city of New Rochelle is just one of dozens of communities paying tribute to its men and women in blue. 

    It's National Police Week, and the city of New Rochelle is just one of dozens of communities paying tribute to its men and women in blue. 

  • Police: Driver drove wrong way on 3 parkways

    Police: Driver drove wrong way on 3 parkways

    Thursday, May 18 2017 11:11 AM EDT2017-05-18 15:11:57 GMT
    Police say they got calls for a wrong-way driver around 2:20 a.m. today on the Hutchinson River Parkway.Police say they got calls for a wrong-way driver around 2:20 a.m. today on the Hutchinson River Parkway.

    A man is under arrest for driving the wrong way on the Cross County Parkway in Yonkers overnight. 

    A man is under arrest for driving the wrong way on the Cross County Parkway in Yonkers overnight. 

  • Doctor, girlfriend sentenced in murder plot

    Doctor, girlfriend sentenced in murder plot

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-05-17 21:07:02 GMT
    Ira Bernstein and Kelly Gribeluk have been sentenced to prison after admitting they conspired to have Bernstein's estranged wife killed.Ira Bernstein and Kelly Gribeluk have been sentenced to prison after admitting they conspired to have Bernstein's estranged wife killed.

    Ira Bernstein and Kelly Gribeluk have been sentenced to prison after admitting they conspired to have Bernstein's estranged wife killed. 

    Ira Bernstein and Kelly Gribeluk have been sentenced to prison after admitting they conspired to have Bernstein's estranged wife killed. 

  • 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.

  • Spring Valley man sentenced in child sex abuse case

    Spring Valley man sentenced in child sex abuse case

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 9:05 AM EDT2017-05-17 13:05:51 GMT
    Authorities say Luiz Acevedo-Lopez, 19, was sentenced to 36-years to life in prison for raping a 5-year-old girl.Authorities say Luiz Acevedo-Lopez, 19, was sentenced to 36-years to life in prison for raping a 5-year-old girl.

    A Spring Valley man convicted of sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl will spend decades behind bars.\

    A Spring Valley man convicted of sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl will spend decades behind bars.\

  • 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.

  • Family, friends face alleged killer of tow truck driver in Harrison

    Family, friends face alleged killer of tow truck driver in Harrison

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-05-16 22:03:07 GMT

    The family and friends of a New Rochelle tow truck driver killed in a December hit-and-run faced the alleged killer for the first time Tuesday in court. 

    The family and friends of a New Rochelle tow truck driver killed in a December hit-and-run faced the alleged killer for the first time Tuesday in court. 

  • Man charged in Pleasantville burglaries

    Man charged in Pleasantville burglaries

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 1:06 PM EDT2017-05-16 17:06:46 GMT
    Man charged in Pleasantville burglariesMan charged in Pleasantville burglaries

    A Pleasantville man has been arrested and charged with breaking into an apartment in the village. 

    A Pleasantville man has been arrested and charged with breaking into an apartment in the village. 

  • 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. 

  • Yonkers police tout decrease in crime rate

    Yonkers police tout decrease in crime rate

    Monday, May 15 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-05-15 23:40:52 GMT
    The Yonkers Police Department kicked off National Police Week Monday by touting a significant decrease in crime across the city.The Yonkers Police Department kicked off National Police Week Monday by touting a significant decrease in crime across the city.

    The Yonkers Police Department kicked off National Police Week Monday by touting a significant decrease in crime across the city.

    The Yonkers Police Department kicked off National Police Week Monday by touting a significant decrease in crime across the city.

  • Spring Valley man sentenced in New Year’s fatal stabbing

    Spring Valley man sentenced in New Year’s fatal stabbing

    Monday, May 15 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-05-15 20:59:06 GMT
    Prosecutors say Jauntae Brown, 20, was sentenced to five-15 years behind bars for fatally stabbing Silver Lake firefighter, Justin Speights.Prosecutors say Jauntae Brown, 20, was sentenced to five-15 years behind bars for fatally stabbing Silver Lake firefighter, Justin Speights.

    A Spring Valley man who fatally stabbed a Silver Lake volunteer firefighter at a New Year's party in 2016 was sentenced to five to 15 years behind bars Monday.

    A Spring Valley man who fatally stabbed a Silver Lake volunteer firefighter at a New Year's party in 2016 was sentenced to five to 15 years behind bars Monday.

  • 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.

  • Police: 10-year-old sickened after eating pot candy

    Police: 10-year-old sickened after eating pot candy

    Monday, May 15 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-05-15 20:42:16 GMT
    A Spring Valley father was arrested after police say his 10-year-old son fell sick from eating medical marijuana candy.A Spring Valley father was arrested after police say his 10-year-old son fell sick from eating medical marijuana candy.

    A Spring Valley father was arrested after police say his 10-year-old son fell sick from eating medical marijuana candy.

    A Spring Valley father was arrested after police say his 10-year-old son fell sick from eating medical marijuana candy.

  • 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.

  • Sentencing delayed in former teacher sex abuse case

    Sentencing delayed in former teacher sex abuse case

    Friday, May 12 2017 9:22 AM EDT2017-05-12 13:22:10 GMT
    A judge has delayed the sex abuse sentencing for former Chappaqua drama teacher Christopher Schraufnagel until May 30.A judge has delayed the sex abuse sentencing for former Chappaqua drama teacher Christopher Schraufnagel until May 30.

    A judge has delayed the sex abuse sentencing for former Chappaqua drama teacher Christopher Schraufnagel until May 30.?

    A judge has delayed the sex abuse sentencing for former Chappaqua drama teacher Christopher Schraufnagel until May 30.

  • Orange County mom breaks silence about loss of son to drunken driver

    Orange County mom breaks silence about loss of son to drunken driver

    Thursday, May 11 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-05-11 22:20:56 GMT
    Michael Rule will serve from nearly three years to seven years behind bars for driving drunk and hitting Luis DeJesus.Michael Rule will serve from nearly three years to seven years behind bars for driving drunk and hitting Luis DeJesus.

    Michael Rule will serve from nearly three years to seven years behind bars for driving drunk and hitting Luis DeJesus. 

    Michael Rule will serve from nearly three years to seven years behind bars for driving drunk and hitting Luis DeJesus. 

  • 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. 

  • New Rochelle officer pleads not guilty to vehicular manslaughter

    New Rochelle officer pleads not guilty to vehicular manslaughter

    Thursday, May 11 2017 6:15 PM EDT2017-05-11 22:15:30 GMT
    Harry Kyreakedes pleaded not guilty to all charges, including first-degree vehicular manslaughter.Harry Kyreakedes pleaded not guilty to all charges, including first-degree vehicular manslaughter.

    A New Rochelle police officer appeared in court today to face charges that he killed his friend while driving drunk. 

    A New Rochelle police officer appeared in court today to face charges that he killed his friend while driving drunk. 

  • West Point cadet sentenced to 30 months on drug charges

    West Point cadet sentenced to 30 months on drug charges

    Thursday, May 11 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-05-11 14:42:43 GMT
    The U.S. Military Academy said 22-year-old Christopher Monge of Allentown, Pennsylvania was convicted by a judge Wednesday during court-martial proceedings.The U.S. Military Academy said 22-year-old Christopher Monge of Allentown, Pennsylvania was convicted by a judge Wednesday during court-martial proceedings.

    A second West Point cadet in two months has been convicted on drug-related charges.

    A second West Point cadet in two months has been convicted on drug-related charges.

  • Whistleblower back on stand at St. Lawrence corruption trial

    Whistleblower back on stand at St. Lawrence corruption trial

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-05-10 21:19:03 GMT

    The prosecution's star witness was back on the stand Wednesday in Day 14 of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence’s corruption trial. 

    The prosecution's star witness was back on the stand Wednesday in Day 14 of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence’s corruption trial. 

  • Police: Man pulls gun in road rage incident

    Police: Man pulls gun in road rage incident

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 9:39 AM EDT2017-05-10 13:39:19 GMT

    A Connecticut man is  under arrest after pulling a gun during a road rage incident on Interstate 684 in the Town of North Salem.  

    A Connecticut man is  under arrest after pulling a gun during a road rage incident on Interstate 684 in the Town of North Salem.  

  • Mount Pleasant settles with family of student fatally shot by officer

    Mount Pleasant settles with family of student fatally shot by officer

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-05-09 21:00:02 GMT

    The town of Mount Pleasant has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the family of a Pace University student who was shot and killed by a police officer. 

    The town of Mount Pleasant has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the family of a Pace University student who was shot and killed by a police officer. 

  • Tow truck driver charged with drunken driving and texting

    Tow truck driver charged with drunken driving and texting

    Tuesday, May 9 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-05-09 15:04:04 GMT
    Authorities say the tow truck driver, William Castaldi, crossed the double yellow lines and hit a Chevy Suburban on Route 17 around 4 a.m. Monday.Authorities say the tow truck driver, William Castaldi, crossed the double yellow lines and hit a Chevy Suburban on Route 17 around 4 a.m. Monday.

    A  tow truck driver was allegedly driving drunk and texting before a crash in Sloatsburg that sent a pregnant woman to the hospital, according to police. 

    A  tow truck driver was allegedly driving drunk and texting before a crash in Sloatsburg that sent a pregnant woman to the hospital, according to police. 

  • $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. 

  • Attempted luring incident reported outside Cornwall-on-Hudson school

    Attempted luring incident reported outside Cornwall-on-Hudson school

    Saturday, May 6 2017 1:19 PM EDT2017-05-06 17:19:06 GMT
    Saturday, May 6 2017 1:19 PM EDT2017-05-06 17:19:06 GMT

    A Cornwall-on-Hudson Elementary School student took off running after he was approached by a man outside of his school this week. Police say the suspect was standing next to a light blue pickup at the corner of Hudson and Church streets on Thursday.

    A Cornwall-on-Hudson Elementary School student took off running after he was approached by a man outside of his school this week. Police say the suspect was standing next to a light blue pickup at the corner of Hudson and Church streets on Thursday.

  • Police: Accused heroin dealer Willie James Edwards used White Plains library for drug deals out of convenience

    Police: WC heroin dealer met customers at White Plains library

    Friday, May 5 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-05-05 23:50:16 GMT
    Friday, May 5 2017 7:50 PM EDT2017-05-05 23:50:16 GMT

    Students say they were shocked to learn that an accused heroin dealer in Westchester County was using the White Plains Public Library to move his product. 

    Students say they were shocked to learn that an accused heroin dealer in Westchester County was using the White Plains Public Library to move his product. 

  • Pelham Village trustee arrested on child porn charges

    Pelham Village trustee arrested on child porn charges

    Friday, May 5 2017 7:44 PM EDT2017-05-05 23:44:55 GMT
    Friday, May 5 2017 7:44 PM EDT2017-05-05 23:44:55 GMT

    A Pelham Village trustee is facing child porn charges. Christopher Riem, 49, was arraigned in Pelham Town Court Friday afternoon.

    A Pelham Village trustee is facing child porn charges. Christopher Riem, 49, was arraigned in Pelham Town Court Friday afternoon.

  • Mamaroneck man extradited in sex abuse case

    Mamaroneck man extradited in sex abuse case

    Friday, May 5 2017 10:27 AM EDT2017-05-05 14:27:57 GMT
    Friday, May 5 2017 10:27 AM EDT2017-05-05 14:27:57 GMT
    A former Mamaroneck man charged with sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl has been extradited from Guatemala.A former Mamaroneck man charged with sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl has been extradited from Guatemala.

    A former Mamaroneck man charged with sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl has been extradited from Guatemala. 

    A former Mamaroneck man charged with sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl has been extradited from Guatemala. 

  • Officials: 18 rounded up in heroin bust

    Officials: 18 rounded up in heroin bust

    Thursday, May 4 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-05-04 21:10:02 GMT
    Thursday, May 4 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-05-04 21:10:02 GMT

    Eighteen suspected heroin dealers were rounded up following a yearlong heroin investigation in Westchester County. 

    Eighteen suspected heroin dealers were rounded up following a yearlong heroin investigation in Westchester County. 

  • Police arrest man who allegedly killed tow truck driver in Harrison

    Police arrest man who allegedly killed tow truck driver in Harrison

    Thursday, May 4 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-05-04 21:06:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 4 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-05-04 21:06:12 GMT

    State police say they arrested a man who allegedly killed a tow truck driver in Harrison back in December. 

    State police say they arrested a man who allegedly killed a tow truck driver in Harrison back in December. 

  • 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. 

  • Police lace up running shoes for Torch Run

    Police lace up running shoes for Torch Run

    Thursday, May 4 2017 10:24 AM EDT2017-05-04 14:24:01 GMT
    Thursday, May 4 2017 10:24 AM EDT2017-05-04 14:24:01 GMT
    The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics kicks off today from the Yonkers Police Third Precinct.The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics kicks off today from the Yonkers Police Third Precinct.

    Police officers across Westchester County are lacing up their running shoes as they get ready to pound the pavement for this year's Torch Run. 

    Police officers across Westchester County are lacing up their running shoes as they get ready to pound the pavement for this year's Torch Run. 

  • Westchester robbery suspect caught on West Coast

    Westchester robbery suspect caught on West Coast

    Thursday, May 4 2017 10:14 AM EDT2017-05-04 14:14:41 GMT
    Thursday, May 4 2017 10:14 AM EDT2017-05-04 14:14:41 GMT
    David Byers, 34, who police say stole a car in Port Chester and committed a series of robberies in Greenwich last week, was arrested Wednesday in the San Diego area.David Byers, 34, who police say stole a car in Port Chester and committed a series of robberies in Greenwich last week, was arrested Wednesday in the San Diego area.

    A suspected bank robber was busted in California after a wild police chase that started in Westchester County. 

    A suspected bank robber was busted in California after a wild police chase that started in Westchester County. 

  • Ex-Carmel officer sentenced to 1 1/2 years for fatal crash

    Ex-Carmel officer sentenced to 1 1/2 years for fatal crash

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:45:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:45:44 GMT

    A former Carmel police officer who pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a teaching assistant while speeding and driving drunk received a year and a half sentence on Wednesday. 

    A former Carmel police officer who pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a teaching assistant while speeding and driving drunk received a year and a half sentence on Wednesday. 

  • 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. 

  • Police: Suicide victim killed Mahopac woman

    Police: Suicide victim killed Mahopac woman

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 1:34 PM EDT2017-05-03 17:34:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:40:22 GMT
    Police are expected to hold a conference this morning and relay more information about the connection between the death of a Mahopac woman and a man found dead in West Harrison.Police are expected to hold a conference this morning and relay more information about the connection between the death of a Mahopac woman and a man found dead in West Harrison.

    A 69-year-old West Harrison man who was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound is responsible for the death of a Mahopac woman, according to police. 

    A 69-year-old West Harrison man who was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound is responsible for the death of a Mahopac woman, according to police. 

  • Newburgh man convicted of heroin possession

    Newburgh man convicted of heroin possession

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-05-03 17:51:34 GMT
    Wednesday, May 3 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-05-03 17:51:34 GMT
    Prosecutors say Davonte Hawkins, 28, was found guilty of possessing 491 “decks” of heroin on Aug. 2, 2016.Prosecutors say Davonte Hawkins, 28, was found guilty of possessing 491 “decks” of heroin on Aug. 2, 2016.

    A Newburgh man is expected to spend more than a dozen years behind bars after being found guilty in a drug case. 

    A Newburgh man is expected to spend more than a dozen years behind bars after being found guilty in a drug case. 

  • White Plains woman pleads guilty to deadly drunken driving crash

    White Plains woman pleads guilty to deadly drunken driving crash

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-05-03 17:43:27 GMT
    Wednesday, May 3 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-05-03 17:43:27 GMT
    Michelle Bonet, 43, pleaded guilty to killing an elderly couple after slamming head-on into their car last year in Greenburgh.Michelle Bonet, 43, pleaded guilty to killing an elderly couple after slamming head-on into their car last year in Greenburgh.

    A White Plains woman has admitted to causing a deadly crash while driving drunk and high. 

    A White Plains woman has admitted to causing a deadly crash while driving drunk and high. 

  • Sources: Man found dead in W. Harrison related to Mahopac homicide victim

    Sources: Man found dead in W. Harrison related to Mahopac homicide victim

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 11:18 AM EDT2017-05-02 15:18:46 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-05-03 03:02:41 GMT
    A man found dead by an apparent self-inflicted gunshot may be connected to the death of a 75-year-old Mahopac woman, according to News 12 sources.A man found dead by an apparent self-inflicted gunshot may be connected to the death of a 75-year-old Mahopac woman, according to News 12 sources.

    News 12 has learned that a man found dead in an apparent suicide in a West Harrison parking lot is the in-law of a 75-year-old Mahopac woman found slain in Mahopac last week.

    News 12 has learned that a man found dead in an apparent suicide in a West Harrison parking lot is the in-law of a 75-year-old Mahopac woman found slain in Mahopac last week.

  • Greenburgh woman pleads guilty in double fatal crash

    Greenburgh woman pleads guilty in double fatal crash

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-05-02 23:19:53 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-05-02 23:19:53 GMT

    A woman is facing prison time in connection to a double fatal crash in Greenburgh.  

    A woman is facing prison time in connection to a double fatal crash in Greenburgh.  

  • Police search Yorktown for Mahopac homicide weapon

    Police search Yorktown for Mahopac homicide weapon

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:33:07 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:33:07 GMT

    State and local police were in Yorktown Tuesday searching for evidence following the death of Mahopac resident Perla Gatchalian. 

    State and local police were in Yorktown Tuesday searching for evidence following the death of Mahopac resident Perla Gatchalian. 

  • Report: Man exposes himself to woman on footpath

    Report: Man exposes himself to woman on footpath

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 9:20 AM EDT2017-05-02 13:20:52 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 9:20 AM EDT2017-05-02 13:20:52 GMT
    A woman was walking her dog along the path between Meadow and Bradford roads when she saw a man halfway down the path touching himself, according to a published report.A woman was walking her dog along the path between Meadow and Bradford roads when she saw a man halfway down the path touching himself, according to a published report.

    A man exposed himself to a woman on a footpath in Scarsdale, according to a published report. The Scarsdale Daily Voice is reporting that a woman was walking her dog along the path between Meadow and Bradford roads around 4 p.m. on April 24. when she saw a man, halfway down the path, touching himself. Police say the woman described the suspect as a white male in his teens or early 20s, wearing gray shorts, which were pulled down, a gray T-shirt and a fluorescent green baseball hat. ...

    A man exposed himself to a woman on a footpath in Scarsdale, according to a published report. 

  • Police seek leads in West Harrison after Mahopac woman’s death

    Police seek leads in West Harrison after Mahopac woman’s death

    Monday, May 1 2017 3:18 PM EDT2017-05-01 19:18:29 GMT
    Monday, May 1 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:54:21 GMT

    State and local police are following up on leads in connection to the death of an elderly woman in Putnum County. Detectives were back on the scene on Park Avenue in West Harrison Monday afternoon, knocking on doors and talking to neighbors. 

    State and local police are following up on leads in connection to the death of an elderly woman in Putnum County. Detectives were back on the scene on Park Avenue in West Harrison Monday afternoon, knocking on doors and talking to neighbors. 

  • Police release mug shot of alleged White Plains slasher

    Police release mug shot of alleged White Plains slasher

    Monday, May 1 2017 3:04 PM EDT2017-05-01 19:04:41 GMT
    Monday, May 1 2017 3:04 PM EDT2017-05-01 19:04:41 GMT

    Police released the mug shot of the man they say slashed someone near a White Plains restaurant early Sunday morning. According to police, 46-year-old Lamont Austin slashed the victim with a box cutter near the Wild Fusion Asian Sushi Bar and Grill. 

    Police released the mug shot of the man they say slashed someone near a White Plains restaurant early Sunday morning. According to police, 46-year-old Lamont Austin slashed the victim with a box cutter near the Wild Fusion Asian Sushi Bar and Grill. 

  • 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. 

  • Westchester County Jail could house ICE detainees

    Westchester County Jail could house ICE detainees

    The Westchester County Jail could house immigrants detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

    The Westchester County Jail could house immigrants detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

  • Youth Shelter of Westchester gives teens a second chance

    Youth Shelter of Westchester gives teens a second chance

    A 17-year-old from Yonkers says he was given a second chance, thanks to a youth program in Westchester. 

    A 17-year-old from Yonkers says he was given a second chance, thanks to a youth program in Westchester. 

  • Closing arguments presented in Spring Valley mayor impeachment trial

    Closing arguments presented in Spring Valley mayor impeachment trial

    Attorneys presented closing arguments Wednesday in the impeachment trial of Spring Valley Mayor Demeza Delhomme. 

    Attorneys presented closing arguments Wednesday in the impeachment trial of Spring Valley Mayor Demeza Delhomme. 

  • 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. 

  • Armed robbers hold up Verizon retailer store in Thornwood

    Armed robbers hold up Verizon retailer store in Thornwood

    Two armed men held up a Verizon retailer store in Thornwood Wednesday morning, according to officials. Police say two men wearing masks robbed the store at Rose Hill Shopping Center at 660 Columbus Ave. around 10:30 a.m. 

    Two armed men held up a Verizon retailer store in Thornwood Wednesday morning, according to officials. 

  • Spring Valley village trustee arrested on corruption charges

    Spring Valley village trustee arrested on corruption charges

    Police say they arrested Spring Valley Village Trustee Vilair Fonvil Tuesday on corruption charges.Police say they arrested Spring Valley Village Trustee Vilair Fonvil Tuesday on corruption charges.

    Police say they arrested Spring Valley Village Trustee Vilair Fonvil Tuesday on corruption charges.

    Police say they arrested Spring Valley Village Trustee Vilair Fonvil Tuesday on corruption charges.

  • 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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