Headlines: Yonkers bar has liquor license suspended, fire destroys Pleasantville home, kills dog
Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
The New York State Liquor Authority has suspended the liquor license of a controversial Yonkers bar, effective immediately. Duo Tapas bar was the scene of a deadly shooting this past Sunday. The state Liquor Authority has charged the bar with multiple violations of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law, including operating a disorderly premises, becoming a focal point for police attention and failure to supervise. During the suspension, the agency will prosecute these violations - the maximum penalty is revocation of the license.
A raging fire destroyed a home and killed the family's dog on Wednesday. Fire officials say that flames broke out at a home on Bedford Road just after 1 a.m. Flames could be seen shooting through the roof of the home. The two people inside were able to safely escape. A police officer suffered smoke inhalation. The fire chief says the fire was sparked by a space heater too close to combustible materials.