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Paterson police officer killed in car crash

Authorities say a Paterson, New Jersey police officer was killed in a car crash Sunday morning.At about 10:50 a.m., police responded to the area of 150 Getty Avenue in Paterson in response to a vehicle collision.The Passaic County Prosecutor says the on-duty police officer operating a marked patrol

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-04-22 18:44:07

Authorities investigate shooting in Orange County town of Wallkill

TOWN OF WALLKILL, N.Y. >> Police are investigating a shooting that happened just before 3:30 a.m. Sunday at JD’s Sports Bar on Route 211.Initial reports indicate a man was shot several times and was taken to Orange Regional Medical Center in Wallkill for treatment. His condition was not immediately

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-04-22 15:36:24

Poughkeepsie man dies after being struck by vehicle in Pennsylvania

Here are some facts about car crashes in New York State. Information from New York State DMV, data from 2014 (the most recent available data). Video by Jordan Fenster/lohud Wochit A Poughkeepsie man was killed on Thursday when he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a road in Fairfield

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-04-22 21:44:26

Brush Fire Scorches 15-20 Acres in Poughkeepsie

POUGHKEEPSIE –The Arlington Fire District was dispatched to the area of 342 Van Wagner Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie for a report of black smoke from the woods behind the residence on Saturday, April 21, 2018, just after 5 p.m., said Arlington Fire District Chief Tory G. Gallante.Photo: Arlington


Police Investigating Hudson Valley Shooting Sunday

WALLKILL, NY — State Police are investigating a shooting Sunday that left one person in critical condition. Police said the shooting occurred around 3:20 a.m. April 22 in the parking lot of JD's Sport Bar on State Route 211 in the Town of Wallkill.The person was shot multiple times and taken to Oran

PATCH - 2018-04-22 20:15:25

Orange County dentist accused of scamming Baldwinsville couple

Then, a couple of months later, they believe the same man contacted them and promised a refund if they shared a bank account number, because he claimed the company was moving out of the country.

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-04-22 01:14:28

Beacon Baseball Primed for Solid Season

After winning the league championship with a 13-9 record last season before losing in the second round of the District 1, Class A playoffs, the Beacon High School varsity baseball team is looking to take a step forward this spring.

HIGHLANDSCURRENT.COM - 2018-04-22 12:30:03

7 Face Cocaine Possession, Distribution Charges In Newburgh

NEWBURGH, NY - Seven people were charged in White Plains federal court Thursday for conspiring to sell cocaine in Newburgh. Geoffrey S. Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced the unsealing of an indictment charging Edwin Guerrier, aka "Eddy F," Carlos Fabian and F


Town of Poughkeepsie man charged in TD Bank robbery

Oliva allegedly entered the TD Bank, located on South Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie, on Thursday morning and passed a note to the teller, demanding money, according to town police.


Two women charged in Wappinger spa investigation: police

Two women were arrested after an investigation into illegal activity at a Town of Wappinger spa, according to the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office. Li Xu-Campbell, 54 of New Windsor, and Wang Chai Xia, 34 of Flushing were charged Thursday with unauthorized practice of a profession, a felony under st


Bus driver fired after scary video surfaces

A bus driver was caught on camera watching more than the road - viewing clips of classics like "Mrs. Doubtfire" and browsing YouTube while barreling down a New York highway earlier this week. The unidentified driver for Tour America was spotted by passenger Barry Fisk after the bus left Manhattan ar


Cops seize cocaine, heroin from alleged South Shore dealer

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An alleged South Shore drug dealer was arrested Wednesday with what police described as 23 zip lock bags of cocaine and a variety of other narcotics. Richard Berteletti, 43, of the 700 block of Drumgoole Road West in Arden Heights, faces multiple charges of criminal sale of a


NJ Man Faces Multiple Drug Charges In NY

NEWBURGH, NY — State Police arrested a New Jersey man on drug charges after a traffic stop on I-87. Mark C. McNulty, 34, of West Belmar, NJ was stopped in the Town of Newburgh for an equipment violation shortly before 11 p.m. April 18.


Police: Dutchess County Spa Offering More Than Massages

Two women were arrested for offering massages without a license and offering sexual contact.The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office has arrested Li Xu-Campbell, 54 of New Windsor, N.Y. and Wang Chai Xia, 34 of Flushing, N.Y. in connection with an investigation into illegal activity at Your Green Spa lo


Edgewater Debate Chugs Along in Beacon

More than a year after the proposal first appeared on a Beacon Planning Board agenda, the debate over the 307-unit Edgewater development on the waterfront shows no sign of slowing down. The City Council on Monday (April 16) held two public hearings, one focused on Edgewater and the other indirectly


2 men arrested with cocaine, heroin; gun seized, too, police say

JERSEY CITY -- Police officers conducting surveillance in the Greenville section of the city made two arrests and seized a gun, heroin and cocaine on Sunday, officials said. Officers who said they saw a drug transaction arrested Thomas Bentley, 41, of Armstrong Avenue, and Kenneth Grant, 50, of Fult


Newburgh Community Honors Mayor Judy Kennedy

Hundreds of people attended a transition service Thursday for Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy. She died Sunday at age 73 after a two-year battle with ovarian cancer. It was a service the mayor herself planned, and there were speeches, songs and poems.


Newburgh medical marijuana dispensary grand opening draws hundreds

The medical marijuana industry is growing in New York with the latest addition in Newburgh. A large crowd packed the grand opening of Curaleaf, Orange County's first medical marijuana dispensary on Thursday. Patients, physicians, residents and local business and community leaders packed Curaleaf Ne


Kate Middleton Might Miss Prince Harry-Meghan Markle Royal Wedding For This Reason

Kate Middleton may or may not miss Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding depending on her delivery. Prince William and Middleton are expecting their third child together this month. Her due date is several weeks away from the royal wedding, but there are chances that she might miss the event. "If


Poughkeepsie Middle School principal Da'Ron Wilson cleared in incident involving student

Following the March For Our Lives rally Surround Our Schools held a second rally at Poughkeepsie High School to show the community's support for recent threats made against the school. Patrick Oehler/Poughkeepsie Journal The City of Poughkeepsie Police Department will not be filing charges against