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  • Man flees after robbing bank in Nanuet

    Man flees after robbing bank in Nanuet

    Thursday, November 15 2018 11:22 AM EST2018-11-15 16:22:47 GMT
    They say a black male wearing a black leather jacket, blue jeans, and a black hat came into the branch and handed a note to the teller demanding cash.They say a black male wearing a black leather jacket, blue jeans, and a black hat came into the branch and handed a note to the teller demanding cash.

    They say a black male wearing a black leather jacket, blue jeans, and a black hat came into the branch and handed a note to the teller demanding cash.

    They say a black male wearing a black leather jacket, blue jeans, and a black hat came into the branch and handed a note to the teller demanding cash.

  • Orange County fights the increase in hate crime

    Orange County fights the increase in hate crime

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:22 PM EST2018-11-15 02:22:59 GMT
    A  seminar is being held today that will help law enforcement identify, investigate and prosecute hate crimes as well as help educators prevent and identify these types of bias incidents in schools.A  seminar is being held today that will help law enforcement identify, investigate and prosecute hate crimes as well as help educators prevent and identify these types of bias incidents in schools.

    A  seminar is being held today that will help law enforcement identify, investigate and prosecute hate crimes as well as help educators prevent and identify these types of bias incidents in schools.

    A  seminar is being held today that will help law enforcement identify, investigate and prosecute hate crimes as well as help educators prevent and identify these types of bias incidents in schools.

  • New lawyers for Mount Vernon mayor may have conflict of interest

    New lawyers for Mount Vernon mayor may have conflict of interest

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 9:21 PM EST2018-11-15 02:21:27 GMT
    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas is expected to be in court today and will be fighting to add two new criminal defense attorneys from Florida to his legal team.Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas is expected to be in court today and will be fighting to add two new criminal defense attorneys from Florida to his legal team.

    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas is expected to be in court today and will be fighting to add two new criminal defense attorneys from Florida to his legal team.

    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas is expected to be in court today and will be fighting to add two new criminal defense attorneys from Florida to his legal team.

  • Police: Dutchess County man arrested for bank robbery

    Police: Dutchess County man arrested for bank robbery

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-11-14 16:45:58 GMT
    Police say Nicholas Salfelder entered the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Poughkeepsie and told a teller he had a gun and demanded money.Police say Nicholas Salfelder entered the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Poughkeepsie and told a teller he had a gun and demanded money.
    Police say Nicholas Salfelder entered the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Poughkeepsie and told a teller he had a gun and demanded money.Police say Nicholas Salfelder entered the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Poughkeepsie and told a teller he had a gun and demanded money.

    Police say Nicholas Salfelder entered the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Poughkeepsie and told a teller he had a gun and demanded money.

    Police say Nicholas Salfelder entered the Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union in Poughkeepsie and told a teller he had a gun and demanded money.

  • FBI: Hate crimes increased by 17 percent

    FBI: Hate crimes increased by 17 percent

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 6:46 AM EST2018-11-14 11:46:36 GMT

    Hate crimes are on the rise nationwide and in the Hudson Valley.

    Hate crimes are on the rise nationwide and in the Hudson Valley.

  • Sentencing in fatal Taconic road-rage incident delayed

    Sentencing in fatal Taconic road-rage incident delayed

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 12:12 PM EST2018-11-14 17:12:49 GMT
    Authorities say Christian Walczyk, 22, of LaGrangeville, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in September.Authorities say Christian Walczyk, 22, of LaGrangeville, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in September.

    Authorities say Christian Walczyk, 22, of LaGrangeville, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in September.

    Authorities say Christian Walczyk, 22, of LaGrangeville, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in September.

  • Bedford Hills prison employee admits to sexual activity with inmate

    Bedford Hills prison employee admits to sexual activity with inmate

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 10:16 PM EST2018-11-14 03:16:36 GMT

    The former head cook at Taconic Correctional Facility admitted to performing sexual activities in the kitchen area with an inmate.

    The former head cook at Taconic Correctional Facility admitted to performing sexual activities in the kitchen area with an inmate.

  • Yonkers neighborhood rejects white supremacist flyers

    Yonkers neighborhood rejects white supremacist flyers

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 5:36 AM EST2018-11-13 10:36:11 GMT
    Merchants and locals are teaming up to promote diversity and tolerance along McLean Avenue in Yonkers.Merchants and locals are teaming up to promote diversity and tolerance along McLean Avenue in Yonkers.
    Merchants and locals are teaming up to promote diversity and tolerance along McLean Avenue in Yonkers.Merchants and locals are teaming up to promote diversity and tolerance along McLean Avenue in Yonkers.

    Merchants and locals are teaming up to promote diversity and tolerance along McLean Avenue in Yonkers.

    Merchants and locals are teaming up to promote diversity and tolerance along McLean Avenue in Yonkers.

  • Police: Thieves already stealing holiday packages

    Police: Thieves already stealing holiday packages

    Tuesday, November 13 2018 11:32 AM EST2018-11-13 16:32:13 GMT
    Police: Thieves already stealing holiday packagesPolice: Thieves already stealing holiday packages

    Greenburgh police say they've already had four different thefts from people's homes in just the past few weeks.

    Greenburgh police say they've already had four different thefts from people's homes in just the past few weeks.

  • Police: Report of Wallkill hostage incident unfounded

    Police: Report of Wallkill hostage incident unfounded

    Monday, November 12 2018 6:36 PM EST2018-11-12 23:36:21 GMT
    Wallkill police say that a report of a possible hostage situation Sunday turned out to be unfounded.Wallkill police say that a report of a possible hostage situation Sunday turned out to be unfounded.

    Wallkill police say that a report of a possible hostage situation Sunday turned out to be unfounded.

    Wallkill police say that a report of a possible hostage situation Sunday turned out to be unfounded.

  • Walden woman faked pregnancy, received thousands of dollars from PA couple

    Walden woman faked pregnancy, received thousands of dollars from PA couple

    Sunday, November 11 2018 7:41 AM EST2018-11-11 12:41:27 GMT
    A Walden woman allegedly faked a pregnancy to receive money from a Pennsylvania couple.A Walden woman allegedly faked a pregnancy to receive money from a Pennsylvania couple.

    A Walden woman allegedly faked a pregnancy to receive money from a Pennsylvania couple. 

    A Walden woman allegedly faked a pregnancy to receive money from a Pennsylvania couple. 

  • California gunman was volatile but passed mental assessment

    California gunman was volatile but passed mental assessment

    Friday, November 9 2018 11:20 AM EST2018-11-09 16:20:00 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-11-09 16:28:34 GMT
    Neighbors of Ian David Long have described the man who shot and killed 12 people at a country music bar as distant in public but combative with his mother inside the suburban Los Angeles home the two shared.Neighbors of Ian David Long have described the man who shot and killed 12 people at a country music bar as distant in public but combative with his mother inside the suburban Los Angeles home the two shared.

    Neighbors of Ian David Long have described the man who shot and killed 12 people at a country music bar as distant in public but combative with his mother inside the suburban Los Angeles home the two shared.

    Neighbors of Ian David Long have described the man who shot and killed 12 people at a country music bar as distant in public but combative with his mother inside the suburban Los Angeles home the two shared.

  • Police: Stony Point man fails to face animal abuse charges

    Police: Stony Point man fails to face animal abuse charges

    Friday, November 9 2018 6:28 AM EST2018-11-09 11:28:24 GMT
    Police say 76-year-old Jerome Louis Alder failed to appear in court on animal abuse charges.Police say 76-year-old Jerome Louis Alder failed to appear in court on animal abuse charges.
    Police say 76-year-old Jerome Louis Alder failed to appear in court on animal abuse charges.Police say 76-year-old Jerome Louis Alder failed to appear in court on animal abuse charges.

    Police say 76-year-old Jerome Louis Alder failed to appear in court on animal abuse charges.

    Police say 76-year-old Jerome Louis Alder failed to appear in court on animal abuse charges.

  • Southern California city mourns in wake of bar massacre

    Southern California city mourns in wake of bar massacre

    Friday, November 9 2018 5:51 AM EST2018-11-09 10:51:51 GMT
    Friday, November 9 2018 7:29 AM EST2018-11-09 12:29:36 GMT
    One of the safest cities in America is struggling to cope with the trauma of a mass shooting while authorities are trying to figure out what sent a Marine veteran on a bloody rampage in Southern California.One of the safest cities in America is struggling to cope with the trauma of a mass shooting while authorities are trying to figure out what sent a Marine veteran on a bloody rampage in Southern California.

    One of the safest cities in America is struggling to cope with the trauma of a mass shooting while authorities are trying to figure out what sent a Marine veteran on a bloody rampage in Southern California.

    One of the safest cities in America is struggling to cope with the trauma of a mass shooting while authorities are trying to figure out what sent a Marine veteran on a bloody rampage in Southern California.

  • Singas: Former AG Schneiderman won't face abuse charges

    Singas: Former AG Schneiderman won't face abuse charges

    Thursday, November 8 2018 11:11 AM EST2018-11-08 16:11:05 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:33 PM EST2018-11-08 22:33:50 GMT
    The prosecutor appointed to investigate allegations that former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman physically abused women says she has closed the case without bringing criminal charges.The prosecutor appointed to investigate allegations that former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman physically abused women says she has closed the case without bringing criminal charges.

    Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will not face criminal charges for allegations of physical abuse against women, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced Thursday.

    Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will not face criminal charges for allegations of physical abuse against women, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced Thursday.

  • Professor accused of touching a child

    Professor accused of touching a child

    Thursday, November 8 2018 7:24 AM EST2018-11-08 12:24:50 GMT
    Police say Abul Hasanat Alamgir was arrested last week after he touched a child in Texas.Police say Abul Hasanat Alamgir was arrested last week after he touched a child in Texas.
    Police say Abul Hasanat Alamgir was arrested last week after he touched a child in Texas.Police say Abul Hasanat Alamgir was arrested last week after he touched a child in Texas.

    Police say Abul Hasanat Alamgir was arrested last week after he touched a child in Texas.

    Police say Abul Hasanat Alamgir was arrested last week after he touched a child in Texas.

  • Swastika found at New Rochelle High School

    Swastika found at New Rochelle High School

    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:37 PM EST2018-11-08 22:37:08 GMT
    Officials say a swastika was drawn on the wall in the boys locker room at New Rochelle High School.Officials say a swastika was drawn on the wall in the boys locker room at New Rochelle High School.

    Officials say a swastika was drawn on the wall in the boys locker room at New Rochelle High School.

    Officials say a swastika was drawn on the wall in the boys locker room at New Rochelle High School.

  • Marine combat veteran kills 12 in rampage at California bar

    Marine combat veteran kills 12 in rampage at California bar

    Thursday, November 8 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-08 09:55:52 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2018 5:31 PM EST2018-11-08 22:31:30 GMT
    Using a smoke bomb and a handgun, a hooded Marine combat veteran dressed all in black opened fire during college night at a country music bar in Southern California.Using a smoke bomb and a handgun, a hooded Marine combat veteran dressed all in black opened fire during college night at a country music bar in Southern California.

    Using a smoke bomb and a handgun, a hooded Marine combat veteran dressed all in black opened fire during college night at a country music bar in Southern California.

    Using a smoke bomb and a handgun, a hooded Marine combat veteran dressed all in black opened fire during college night at a country music bar in Southern California.

  • Plea deal struck in shocking family murder

    Plea deal struck in shocking family murder

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 7:21 AM EST2018-11-07 12:21:36 GMT
    Chris Watts pleaded guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young childrenChris Watts pleaded guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young children
    Chris Watts pleaded guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young childrenChris Watts pleaded guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young children

    Chris Watts pleaded guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young children

    Chris Watts pleaded guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young children

  • Police: Newburgh man caught with 53 grams of heroin

    Police: Newburgh man caught with 53 grams of heroin

    Wednesday, November 7 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-11-08 00:52:34 GMT
    State police say they arrested James Hayes, 48, on Saturday after a traffic stop on I-84 in Fishkill.State police say they arrested James Hayes, 48, on Saturday after a traffic stop on I-84 in Fishkill.

    State police say they arrested James Hayes, 48, on Saturday after a traffic stop on I-84 in Fishkill.

    State police say they arrested James Hayes, 48, on Saturday after a traffic stop on I-84 in Fishkill.

  • Razor blade found in Halloween candy in Stony Point

    Razor blade found in Halloween candy in Stony Point

    Tuesday, November 6 2018 6:46 AM EST2018-11-06 11:46:35 GMT
    Stony Point police are asking residents to inspect their Halloween candy after a report of a mini Twix bar containing a razor blade inside.Stony Point police are asking residents to inspect their Halloween candy after a report of a mini Twix bar containing a razor blade inside.

    Stony Point police are asking residents to inspect their Halloween candy after a report of a mini Twix bar containing a razor blade inside.

    Stony Point police are asking residents to inspect their Halloween candy after a report of a mini Twix bar containing a razor blade inside.

  • Attorney: 2016 video shows Stepinac HS coach hitting student

    Attorney: 2016 video shows Stepinac HS coach hitting student

    Friday, November 2 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-11-03 00:28:11 GMT

    Resurfaced video from 2016 led to the arrest of a former gym teacher and assistant football coach at Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains.

    Resurfaced video from 2016 led to the arrest of a former gym teacher and assistant football coach at Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains.

  • Cigarette smoking lands New Square man in court

    Cigarette smoking lands New Square man in court

    Friday, November 2 2018 10:47 PM EDT2018-11-03 02:47:18 GMT

    A New Square man was ordered to appear in court for being caught smoking a cigarette with kids in the car.

    A New Square man was ordered to appear in court for being caught smoking a cigarette with kids in the car.

  • Police: Man dressed in ‘Jason’ costume tried to snatch 3-year-old

    Police: Man dressed in ‘Jason’ costume tried to snatch 3-year-old

    Thursday, November 1 2018 10:31 PM EDT2018-11-02 02:31:04 GMT

    Police in White Plains say a Yonkers man tried snatching a child while wearing a "Friday The 13th" Jason mask on Halloween.

    Police in White Plains say a Yonkers man tried snatching a child while wearing a "Friday The 13th" Jason mask on Halloween.

  • Parents facing drug charges after Ramapo crash with kids

    Parents facing drug charges after Ramapo crash with kids

    Thursday, November 1 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-11-01 15:41:42 GMT
    Police say the couple had their children and drugs in the car during a three-car crash Wednesday night in Ramapo.Police say the couple had their children and drugs in the car during a three-car crash Wednesday night in Ramapo.
    Police say the couple had their children and drugs in the car during a three-car crash Wednesday night in Ramapo.Police say the couple had their children and drugs in the car during a three-car crash Wednesday night in Ramapo.

    Police say the couple had their children and drugs in the car during a three-car crash Wednesday night in Ramapo.

    Police say the couple had their children and drugs in the car during a three-car crash Wednesday night in Ramapo.

  • Pittsburgh synagogue suspect pleads not guilty

    Pittsburgh synagogue suspect pleads not guilty

    Thursday, November 1 2018 6:07 AM EDT2018-11-01 10:07:07 GMT
    Thursday, November 1 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-11-01 15:38:53 GMT
    Robert Bowers has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that could put him on death row.Robert Bowers has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that could put him on death row.

    Robert Bowers has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that could put him on death row.

    Robert Bowers has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that could put him on death row.

  • Suspect breaks into home in Ardsley

    Suspect breaks into home in Ardsley

    Thursday, November 1 2018 6:06 AM EDT2018-11-01 10:06:01 GMT
    Westchester County police say someone broke into a house on Bonaventure Avenue just after 7:30 p.m.Westchester County police say someone broke into a house on Bonaventure Avenue just after 7:30 p.m.
    Westchester County police say someone broke into a house on Bonaventure Avenue just after 7:30 p.m.Westchester County police say someone broke into a house on Bonaventure Avenue just after 7:30 p.m.

    Westchester County police say someone broke into a house on Bonaventure Avenue just after 7:30 p.m.

    Westchester County police say someone broke into a house on Bonaventure Avenue just after 7:30 p.m.

  • Yonkers man sentenced for trying to run over officers

    Yonkers man sentenced for trying to run over officers

    Wednesday, October 31 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-10-31 16:45:58 GMT
    Officials say Kim Carl tried to mow down two Yonkers officers in a parking lot on Water Grant Street back in 2016.Officials say Kim Carl tried to mow down two Yonkers officers in a parking lot on Water Grant Street back in 2016.
    Officials say Kim Carl tried to mow down two Yonkers officers in a parking lot on Water Grant Street back in 2016.Officials say Kim Carl tried to mow down two Yonkers officers in a parking lot on Water Grant Street back in 2016.

    Officials say Kim Carl tried to mow down two Yonkers officers in a parking lot on Water Grant Street back in 2016.

    Officials say Kim Carl tried to mow down two Yonkers officers in a parking lot on Water Grant Street back in 2016.

  • Rockland woman gets probation in welfare fraud case

    Rockland woman gets probation in welfare fraud case

    Tuesday, October 30 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-10-30 22:46:04 GMT
    Spring Valley's Jermika Depas was found guilty of stealing more than $4,600 from the Rockland County Department of Social Services.Spring Valley's Jermika Depas was found guilty of stealing more than $4,600 from the Rockland County Department of Social Services.

    Spring Valley's Jermika Depas was found guilty of stealing more than $4,600 from the Rockland County Department of Social Services.

    Spring Valley's Jermika Depas was found guilty of stealing more than $4,600 from the Rockland County Department of Social Services.

  • Convicted felon found guilty of attempted rape

    Convicted felon found guilty of attempted rape

    Tuesday, October 30 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-10-30 10:47:19 GMT
    A jury convicted Thomas Jessamy, 58, on four charges including first-degree attempted rape.A jury convicted Thomas Jessamy, 58, on four charges including first-degree attempted rape.
    A jury convicted Thomas Jessamy, 58, on four charges including first-degree attempted rape.A jury convicted Thomas Jessamy, 58, on four charges including first-degree attempted rape.

    A jury convicted Thomas Jessamy, 58, on four charges including first-degree attempted rape.

    A jury convicted Thomas Jessamy, 58, on four charges including first-degree attempted rape.

  • Hit-and-run driver speeds away from Yonkers crash

    Hit-and-run driver speeds away from Yonkers crash

    Tuesday, October 30 2018 6:22 AM EDT2018-10-30 10:22:35 GMT
    A manhunt is underway for a hit-and-run driver after a crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers on Monday.A manhunt is underway for a hit-and-run driver after a crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers on Monday.

    A manhunt is underway for a hit-and-run driver after a crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers on Monday.

    A manhunt is underway for a hit-and-run driver after a crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers on Monday.

  • Official: Pipe-bomb suspect had hit list of targets

    Official: Pipe-bomb suspect had hit list of targets

    Monday, October 29 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-10-29 09:13:52 GMT
    Monday, October 29 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-10-29 20:42:51 GMT
    The Florida man accused of sending packages containing explosive material to prominent Democrats and other opponents of President Donald Trump is due to make his first court appearance.The Florida man accused of sending packages containing explosive material to prominent Democrats and other opponents of President Donald Trump is due to make his first court appearance.

    The man suspected of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and other opponents of President Donald Trump kept a list of elected officials and others who investigators believe were intended targets, an official told The Associated Press on Monday.

    The man suspected of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and other opponents of President Donald Trump kept a list of elected officials and others who investigators believe were intended targets, an official told The Associated Press on Monday.

  • Synagogue massacre defendant appears in court in wheelchair

    Synagogue massacre defendant appears in court in wheelchair

    Monday, October 29 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-10-29 09:13:00 GMT
    Monday, October 29 2018 7:06 PM EDT2018-10-29 23:06:00 GMT

    The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre appeared briefly in federal court in a wheelchair and handcuffs Monday to face charges he killed 11 people in what is believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history.

    The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre appeared briefly in federal court in a wheelchair and handcuffs Monday to face charges he killed 11 people in what is believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history.

  • Pizzeria owner pleads guilty in tax case

    Pizzeria owner pleads guilty in tax case

    Sunday, October 28 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-10-28 20:31:49 GMT

    The owner of several Westchester and Connecticut pizzerias has pleaded guilty to a tax scheme.

    The owner of several Westchester and Connecticut pizzerias has pleaded guilty to a tax scheme.

  • Mail worker arrested after allegedly dumping mail in the woods in Somers

    Mail worker arrested after allegedly dumping mail in the woods in Somers

    Sunday, October 28 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-10-28 11:54:02 GMT

    Officials have released the name of the man arrested in connection to the mail that was found dumped in the woods in Westchester.

    Officials have released the name of the man arrested in connection to the mail that was found dumped in the woods in Westchester.

  • Saugerties man arrested on harassment charges

    Saugerties man arrested on harassment charges

    Sunday, October 7 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-10-07 11:30:06 GMT

    Saugerties police arrested a man on harassment charges.

    Saugerties police arrested a man on harassment charges.

  • Police: 3 men arraigned in connection to Peekskill murder

    Police: 3 men arraigned in connection to Peekskill murder

    Friday, October 5 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-10-05 12:33:07 GMT

    Three men have been arraigned in connection to the murder of a Bronx man in Peekskill.

    Three men have been arraigned in connection to the murder of a Bronx man in Peekskill.

  • Police: Long Island man threatened to shoot child following Fortnite loss

    Police: Long Island man threatened to shoot child following Fortnite loss

    Tuesday, September 18 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-09-18 19:12:16 GMT
    Police: Long Island man threatened to shoot child following Fortnite lossPolice: Long Island man threatened to shoot child following Fortnite loss
    Police: Long Island man threatened to shoot child following Fortnite lossPolice: Long Island man threatened to shoot child following Fortnite loss

    A Long Island man is accused of threatening to shoot a child following his loss to the boy during a video game.

    A Long Island man is accused of threatening to shoot a child following his loss to the boy during a video game.

  • Police: Hudson Valley man admits to killing girlfriend

    Police: Hudson Valley man admits to killing girlfriend

    Friday, August 31 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-08-31 13:05:09 GMT

    Police say a Hudson Valley man admitted to killing his girlfriend in 2014.

    Police say a Hudson Valley man admitted to killing his girlfriend in 2014.

  • Police: Home health aide arrested for allegedly stealing $4,000

    Police: Home health aide arrested for allegedly stealing $4,000

    Friday, August 31 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-08-31 10:47:50 GMT

    A Middletown woman is accused of stealing nearly $4,000 while working as a home health care aide.

    A Middletown woman is accused of stealing nearly $4,000 while working as a home health care aide.

  • 2 men sentenced in 2016 explosion that killed Yonkers man

    2 men sentenced in 2016 explosion that killed Yonkers man

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 20:56:00 GMT

    FDNY Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, a Yonkers father of three, was killed after he was struck by debris while responding to the explosion.

    FDNY Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, a Yonkers father of three, was killed after he was struck by debris while responding to the explosion.

  • Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Silver gets 7 years in prison

    Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Silver gets 7 years in prison

    Friday, July 27 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-07-27 21:47:04 GMT

    Sheldon Silver, a former New York Assembly speaker who brokered legislative deals for two decades before criminal charges abruptly ended his career, was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison by a judge who said political corruption in the state "has to stop."

    Sheldon Silver, a former New York Assembly speaker who brokered legislative deals for two decades before criminal charges abruptly ended his career, was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison by a judge who said political corruption in the state "has to stop."

  • Rockland County man arrested on assault charges

    Rockland County man arrested on assault charges

    Thursday, July 19 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-07-19 18:39:56 GMT

    Police say they took a man into custody after his girlfriend went to the police station following a domestic dispute Thursday.

    Police say they took a man into custody after his girlfriend went to the police station following a domestic dispute Thursday.

  • Irvington voice coach under investigation for sexual abuse

    Irvington voice coach under investigation for sexual abuse

    Friday, February 9 2018 5:06 PM EST2018-02-09 22:06:58 GMT
    Irvington voice coach and author Peter Rofe is under investigation by the NYPD for sexual abuse.Irvington voice coach and author Peter Rofe is under investigation by the NYPD for sexual abuse.

    Irvington voice coach and author Peter Rofe is under investigation by the NYPD for sexual abuse.

    Irvington voice coach and author Peter Rofe is under investigation by the NYPD for sexual abuse.

  • Neighbors cheer closing of facility for troubled kids in Hawthorne

    Neighbors cheer closing of facility for troubled kids in Hawthorne

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:20 PM EST2018-02-20 22:20:06 GMT
    People who live in the Linda Avenue neighborhood have been calling for the closing of the Hawthorne Cedar Knolls for quite some time.People who live in the Linda Avenue neighborhood have been calling for the closing of the Hawthorne Cedar Knolls for quite some time.

    People who live in the Linda Avenue neighborhood have been calling for the closing of the Hawthorne Cedar Knolls for quite some time.

    People who live in the Linda Avenue neighborhood have been calling for the closing of the Hawthorne Cedar Knolls for quite some time.

  • New Rochelle schools mull safety measures after deadly stabbing

    New Rochelle schools mull safety measures after deadly stabbing

    Monday, February 19 2018 5:19 PM EST2018-02-19 22:19:02 GMT
    Surveillance video at a Subway restaurant on North Avenue captured some of the events prior to her stabbing down the street at a Dunkin' Donuts shop.Surveillance video at a Subway restaurant on North Avenue captured some of the events prior to her stabbing down the street at a Dunkin' Donuts shop.

    New Rochelle's school board is stepping up security measures as a 16-year-old student sits behind bars and classmates are suspended in connection with a fatal stabbing that took place near the high school.

    New Rochelle's school board is stepping up security measures as a 16-year-old student sits behind bars and classmates are suspended in connection with a fatal stabbing that took place near the high school.

  • Police: Student stabbed inside New Rochelle High School

    Police: Student stabbed inside New Rochelle High School

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 10:41 AM EST2018-02-07 15:41:03 GMT
    New Rochelle High School is on heightened security after a student was stabbed this morning.New Rochelle High School is on heightened security after a student was stabbed this morning.

    New Rochelle High School is on heightened security after a student was stabbed this morning.

    New Rochelle High School is on heightened security after a student was stabbed this morning.

  • Police: 13-year-old charged in Hastings stabbing

    Police: 13-year-old charged in Hastings stabbing

    Sunday, February 4 2018 10:54 AM EST2018-02-04 15:54:04 GMT
    Police say the teen stabbed a resident and a staff member at the Greenburgh-Graham School, a residential and treatment center for at-risk youth.Police say the teen stabbed a resident and a staff member at the Greenburgh-Graham School, a residential and treatment center for at-risk youth.

    Police say the teen stabbed a resident and a staff member at the Greenburgh-Graham School, a residential and treatment center for at-risk youth.

    Police say the teen stabbed a resident and a staff member at the Greenburgh-Graham School, a residential and treatment center for at-risk youth.

  • Immigration agents descend on dozens of 7-Eleven stores

    Immigration agents descend on dozens of 7-Eleven stores

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 12:40 PM EST2018-01-10 17:40:51 GMT
    Wednesday, January 31 2018 2:35 PM EST2018-01-31 19:35:35 GMT

    APNewsBreak: U.S. immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday to open employment audits and interview workers in what officials described as the largest operation against an...

    APNewsBreak: U.S. immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday to open employment audits and interview workers in what officials described as the largest operation against an employer under Donald Trump's presidency.

  • College students come up with plug-in to combat fake news

    College students come up with plug-in to combat fake news

    Tuesday, December 26 2017 7:00 AM EST2017-12-26 12:00:03 GMT
    Monday, January 15 2018 7:02 AM EST2018-01-15 12:02:04 GMT
    A team of college students has come up with an internet browser plug-in that identifies fake and biased news stories and then steers the user to alternative articles.A team of college students has come up with an internet browser plug-in that identifies fake and biased news stories and then steers the user to alternative articles.

    A team of college students is getting attention from internet companies and Congress after developing a browser extension that alerts users to fake and biased news stories and helps guide them to more balanced...

    A team of college students is getting attention from internet companies and Congress after developing a browser extension that alerts users to fake and biased news stories and helps guide them to more balanced coverage.

  • Teen faces felony charges for fake bomb threat at Ramapo H.S.

    Teen faces felony charges for fake bomb threat at Ramapo H.S.

    Thursday, December 21 2017 1:09 PM EST2017-12-21 18:09:09 GMT
    Ramapo police could be seen taking a student out of the Ramapo High School in handcuffs.Ramapo police could be seen taking a student out of the Ramapo High School in handcuffs.

    A teenager was charged with two felonies after allegedly calling in a fake bomb threat against Ramapo High School Friday morning.

    A teenager was charged with two felonies after allegedly calling in a fake bomb threat against Ramapo High School Friday morning.

  • Bomb threat forces evacuation of Spring Valley High School

    Bomb threat forces evacuation of Spring Valley High School

    Thursday, December 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-12-21 15:49:04 GMT
    The district says that at 7:30 a.m. a teacher found a bomb threat written on a blackboard at Spring Valley High School.The district says that at 7:30 a.m. a teacher found a bomb threat written on a blackboard at Spring Valley High School.

    The district says that at 7:30 a.m. a teacher found a bomb threat written on a blackboard at Spring Valley High School.

    The district says that at 7:30 a.m. a teacher found a bomb threat written on a blackboard at Spring Valley High School.

  • Mount Vernon man fatally shot outside Bronx restaurant

    Mount Vernon man fatally shot outside Bronx restaurant

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

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

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

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

    Peekskill man arrested for having 400 envelopes of heroin in home

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

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

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

  • Equifax says data from 143 million Americans exposed in hack

    Equifax says data from 143 million Americans exposed in hack

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

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

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

  • Ex-Yonkers councilwoman released from federal prison

    Ex-Yonkers councilwoman released from federal prison

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Police: Teens arrested for trespassing on new Tappan Zee Bridge

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

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

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

  • Wallkill man charged in stabbings

    Wallkill man charged in stabbings

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Road rage murder suspect appears in court

    Road rage murder suspect appears in court

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

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

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

  • Janitor convicted of sex crimes worked at school after arrest

    Janitor convicted of sex crimes worked at school after arrest

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

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

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

  • Ex-New Rochelle employee charged with corruption

    Ex-New Rochelle employee charged with corruption

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

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

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

  • Christopher St. Lawrence sentencing expected in September

    Christopher St. Lawrence sentencing expected in September

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

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

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

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

    Authorities: Man who shot police chief turned gun on himself

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

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

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

  • 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.   

  • 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. 

  • Mounted police graduate from academy

    Mounted police graduate from academy

    Mounted police graduate from academy

    Twenty-two mounted officers have gone through 80 hours of training at the Rockland County Sheriff’s Department mounted unit base in Pomona.Twenty-two mounted officers have gone through 80 hours of training at the Rockland County Sheriff’s Department mounted unit base in Pomona.

    It's graduation day for more than a dozen mounted officers in the Rockland County sheriff’s department. 

    It's graduation day for more than a dozen mounted officers in the Rockland County sheriff’s department. 

  • 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. 

  • 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.  

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • Man robbed at gunpoint in Yonkers

    Man robbed at gunpoint in Yonkers

    Police say a group of men robbed another man at gunpoint at the corner of Summit Street and Ashburton Avenue.Police say a group of men robbed another man at gunpoint at the corner of Summit Street and Ashburton Avenue.
    Yonkers police are searching for suspects after an armed robbery in the city. Police say a group of men robbed another man at gunpoint before running away. Officials say it happened at the corner of Summit Street and Ashburton Avenue around 10:30 p.m. Monday. Police say the victim was not hurt.
    Yonkers police are searching for suspects after an armed robbery in the city. Police say a group of men robbed another man at gunpoint before running away. Officials say it happened at the corner of Summit Street and Ashburton Avenue around 10:30 p.m. Monday. Police say the victim was not hurt.
  • 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...
  • 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.

  • 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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Police arrest teen in fatal Yonkers movie theater stabbing

    Police arrest teen in fatal Yonkers movie theater stabbing

    © Yonkers police arrested a teenager Tuesday afternoon in connection with a fatal movie theater stabbing over the weekend.© Yonkers police arrested a teenager Tuesday afternoon in connection with a fatal movie theater stabbing over the weekend.

    Yonkers police arrested a teenager Tuesday afternoon in connection with a fatal movie theater stabbing over the weekend.

    Yonkers police arrested a teenager Tuesday afternoon in connection with a fatal movie theater stabbing over the weekend.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

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