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Valerie Reyes’ alleged killer: ‘I put her in the suitcase and ran’

The Queens man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend and dumping her body in Greenwich, Connecticut, bawled like a baby during an exclusive jailhouse interview with The Post on Saturday, claiming that he tried to revive her after she took a hard fall from a bed, but panicked — so he “put her in the


FAQ: What we know about the Bedford school portables plan

WESTPORT — About a week ago, the Board of Finance and Representative Town Meeting voted to overturn the Board of Education’s plan to house all sixth-graders at the elementary schools next year in light of the continued closure of Coleytown Middle School due to mold issues.


Seen Him? Alert Issued For Missing 50-Year-Old Greenwich Man

A 50-year-old man has gone missing in Greenwich and state and local police are asking the public's help in locating him. Stein Soelberg is described as a white man who is about 6-foot-1, 210 pounds.with blond hair and blue eyes. He was last seen Saturday, Feb. 16 wearing a black shirt and jeans.


Body of naked man identified 23 years after being found on island

A man whose naked body was found on an island off Connecticut nearly 23 years ago was finally identified this week through a new search of an updated national fingerprint database.


Westchester County Exec Urges NYS Approval For Sales Tax Hike

The Westchester County executive is pushing a proposal to bring in new revenue. In a move to combat a limited SALT deduction and a winnowing fund reserve, the new funding stream would not raise property taxes.


Big Plank Of Wood Falls From Ceiling At Bedford Ave L Stop, Narrowly Missing Woman

First the historic flood. Then the noxious fumes. And while we'd braced ourselves for the next L train plague to be frog-related, according to one shaken commuter, we're now at the "sky is literally falling" stage of calamity.


A statewide car tax could cut your tax bill, but if you live in Greenwich, you’re out of luck

In at least 156 of Connecticut’s 169 cities and towns, motor vehicle taxes would go down under a bill that is gaining momentum to create a uniform auto tax collected by the state.


Man in upstate New York gets life without parole for killing 2, wounding 1

WATERLOO, N.Y. — A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend and a man, as well as wounding a second woman in an upstate New York village.


Two Nabbed In Nyack Drug Bust

Two men were arrested following an investigation into drug sales in the Nyack area. Leonard T. Cozart, 71, of Nyak, and Gregory Diaz, 46, of Valley Cottage, were arrested on Friday by Orangetown Police Department and the Rockland County REACT Team, along with the Rockland County Drug Task Force duri


30 DPW trucks vandalized, hampering snow removal in Westchester County town

MOUNT VERNON, Westchester County (WABC) -- The snow removal effort in one Westchester County town was severely hampered after dozens of Department of Public Works trucks were vandalized overnight.


Mount Vernon Officials Fail to Budget Funds for the Clean Up at Memorial Field Jeopardizing Restoration Efforts By Westchester County Legislator LYNDON WILLIAMS

MOUNT VERNON, NY — February 13, 2019 — I must regrettably inform you that Mount Vernon City officials neglected to place money in the 2019 city budget for the clean-up of the 18,000 tons contaminated dirt and debris, which the city allowed to be dumped on Memorial Field. This inaction by the Mayor,


Cahill says 'time has come' to legalize marijuana in New York state

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Assemblyman Kevin Cahill says some his own family members who suffered from advanced cancer didn’t use marijuana to relieve pain because it was illegal. “I have had other members of my family who said that, in spite of the fact that it was illegal, they would use it — and sure enoug


Stamford reacts: Murder suspect could face death

“Good! And we need it back in connecticut ASAP.” — Elvonni Capozziello G via facebook.com/stamfordadvocate. “As long as he gets due process I'm all for the firing squad.”


Officials: Somers liquor store worker accused of selling alcohol to minors

SOMERS - Officials say a liquor store worker in Somers is accused of selling alcohol to minors. State police say they conducted an underage drinking enforcement operation across northern Westchester County.


DEC Officer Saves Bald Eagle in Upstate New York

Some may complain, but New York during the winter is absolutely beautiful and has some perks. One of those perks is being able to take a front seat to nature. From the end of December through February New Yorkers are watching for eagle migration. Here in the Hudson Valley, Bowdoin Park is a popular


Police car hit in chase through Bridgeport, Fairfield

BRIDGEPORT — A suspect rammed into a Bridgeport police car during a pursuit that took officers through the city and Fairfield. Officers started chasing the car around 1 a.m. Sunday on the east side of Bridgeport, then onto the highway and into Fairfield, spokesman Av Harris said. The suspect threw s


Motorist Found Asleep Charged With DWI, Resisting Arrest In Putnam

A Danbury motorist is facing DWI charges after a Putnam deputy sheriff allegedly found him sleeping in his vehicle. The officer observed a stopped vehicle with its engine running near the intersection of State Route 312 and Independent Way in the Town of Southeast Saturday, Feb. 2 around 2:30 a.m.,


Wallet Thieves Nabbed on Greenwich Ave after Running Stop Sign

On Wednesday Greenwich Police stopped a car that ran a stop sign on Greenwich Avenue around 1:30pm. The driver, Julio Patrone, 35, of Sherman Ave in Bronx, NY, had no driver’s license. Police found two Alexander McQueen wallets in the car valued at $995 and $1,095 for a total value of $2,090.


Family Retreat On 3 Westchester Acres

ARMONK, NY — Need a family retreat and a stunning setting for grand-scale entertaining? Look no further than this magnificent stone residence in Westchester. This listing originally appeared on realtor.com.


Commissioner O'Neill: Second suspect arrested in connection with robbery that led to death of NYPD detective

RICHMOND HILL, Queens (WABC) -- A second suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the the robbery of a T-Mobile store that led to the friendly-fire death of NYPD detective Brian Simonsen, Police Commissioner James O'Neill confirmed Saturday.