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Animal Adventure Park delivers statement on Canadian Lynx found
ASHLAND, N.Y. (WETM) - Animal Adventure Park, located in Harpursville, New York, is addressing the recent issue of a Canadian Lynx who was found inside a truck in Chemung County over the weekend.
Two escape Greene County blaze, home destroyed
EAST DURHAM, NY – Officials are investigating an early morning fire that destroyed a home on Jennings Road. Around midnight, firefighters responded to the home and found it fully involved. Two residents that were inside managed to escape with no injuries.
Staatsburg Man Killed In Marine Plane Crash
STAATSBURG, NY — A Dutchess County Marine was among those who died in a plane crash off the southern coast of Japan last week. Maj. James M. Brophy, 36, of Staatsburg, was aboard a refueling aircraft that collided with a fighter jet Dec. 6.
Chance of Snow In Hudson Valley on Thursday
There's a chance the Hudson Valley could see some snow tomorrow. The National Weather Service is predicting a chance of snow between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday in Dutchess and Ulster counties.
Catskill woman benefits from Community Action of Greene County
CATSKILL, N.Y. — When Mariea Dixon moved to Catskill about a year and a half ago, she found herself without a place to live. "I became homeless," Dixon said. She turned to the Greene County Department of Social Services, which was able to provide her with housing at a local motel. The department als
Greene County lawmakers seek richer tourist dollar
CATSKILL — The Greene County Legislature approved the renewal of a contract with an advertising agency with a track record of increasing tourism.
Police: Teen Placed Neo-Nazi Flyers at Hudson Valley School
A teen is facing felony charges after police say he put up pro-Nazi flyers on the campus of a Hudson Valley college. On Tuesday, 18-year-old Gunnar Hassard of Oneonta was charged with aggravated harassment, a felony.
Hudson Valley Store Owner, Son-In-Law Accused of Welfare Fraud
A Hudson Valley convenience store owner and his son-in-law were arrested following a long investigation into welfare fraud involving the illegal use of Electronic Benefit Cards.
Bank of Greene County Charitable Foundation accepting grant requests
CATSKILL — The Bank of Greene County’s Charitable Foundation is now accepting grant requests from eligible organizations through Jan. 15, 2019. The Foundation supports qualifying non-profit organizations that foster education, health and wellness, social and civic services, culture and the arts, and
Five charged in Schenectady prostitution sting
SCHENECTADY - Five people were charged in connection with prostitution after a sting in Schenectady last week, authorities said. City police worked with the state police in the sting last Wednesday in Schenectady. In all, four people were charged with prostitution, one for patronizing a prostitute,
Driver ticketed for illegally transporting Canadian lynx to Upstate NY
ASHLAND, N.Y. -- It started off with a state trooper pulling over to help the driver of a pickup truck on I-86 who had a flat tire. When it was over, the driver was charged with illegally transporting a Canadian lynx that was in a dog cage in the back of the truck.
Driver arrested after chase, crash
A Gilboa resident was arrested Saturday following an inter-county pursuit by deputies from the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office that resulted in the driver losing control of his vehicle.
Hudson Valley Brothers Arrested for Black Friday Rape, Robbery
Teen brother's from the Hudson Valley were arrested following investigations into robberies and the sexual assault of a young girl. Since the beginning of November, there have been six armed robberies reported in the upper north area of the City of Poughkeepsie. According to police, all six involved
DA: Hudson Valley Mother Tried to Murder Newborn
A Hudson Valley woman is accused of leaving her newborn to die in the toilet of a local motel room. On Friday, 23-year-old Teresa Smith was arraigned on an indictment charging her with attempted murder, assault, abandonment of a child, reckless endangerment, assault and endangering the welfare of a
Car flips over on busy Albany road
ALBANY - A car rolled over onto its roof on a busy Albany road. Albany police and firefighters were called to the rollover on Monday afternoon. The car ended up on Central near Watervliet Avenue, near Caffe Italia and the ShopRite gas station. Police say there are no reported injuries.
Hudson Valley Man Murdered Near Popular Bar
A Hudson Valley man was fatally shot near a popular local bar. On Friday, 37-year-old Terry Cherry of Poughkeepsie was charged with second-degree murder for his role in the Nov. 5, murder of Jaquan Johnson.
Not So Dead Deer Gets New York Hunters Busted
Call it karma, justice or you reap what you sow. A pair of New York hunters face multiple charges after jack-lighting deer. And it's one of the illegally taken deer coming to life that got them busted.
Discovery's 'Body Cam' features fatal Washington County arson fire
HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - An upcoming television show will feature a fatal house fire set by a 22-year-old man to kill his girlfriend. The September 2017 murder of 18-year-old Ashley Coltrain in Hudson Falls will be featured on Investigation Discovery's "Body Cam" show Tuesday night. The show uses b
Firefighter killed in apartment fire
Multiple emergency crews responded to a fire on Washington Avenue in Coxsackie Saturday night. Coxsackie coroner, Russell Davis, confirmed that Larry Connolly, 74, was killed in the fire.
Massive Coxsackie fire leaves one dead
COXSACKIE- Massive orange flames consumed a Washington Avenue home of well known Coxsackie couple Larry and Vicki Connolly. "I tried closing my eyes, memorizing how the stairs went. I tried calling Larry's name. My heart goes out to the wife. My heart goes out to the family," said Edward Coleman, a