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Police questioning 5 people in connection with murder of Bronx teen
Witnesses told police there had been a fight in front of the bodega on East 183rd and Bathgate Avenue in Tremont late Tuesday night that resulted in Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman-Feliz, 15, getting slashed in the neck with a machete.
Team of local fire department and community divers locate missing prosthetic leg worth $127,000
The fire department's divers searched the area but came up empty-handed. On Friday, the dive team reassembled to take another shot, searching for three more hours with still no luck.
More than $1.1 million in grant money available for communities in Hudson River Estuary
Some $950,000 is available for projects to provide new or improved accessibility at new or existing access sites for boating, fishing, swimming, and/or wildlife-dependent recreation along the estuary’s shoreline. The funding comes from the State Environmental Protection Fund and the Natural Resource
Albany Police fatally shoot man they say was stabbing his mother
As Mackey and Ellis were checking on the woman's condition, police say 20-year-old Schuyler Lake appeared at the top of the stairwell, armed with a knife, and began to walk down the stairs. The officers yelled at Lake through the broken window to stop and drop the knife, but police say he refused an
Bear struck and killed on 9W in Glenmont
GLENMONT —A bear was killed when it was struck by a motorist on Route 9W earlier today, Saturday, June 23.
Woman Found on I-81 Ramp Dies at Hospital
The Lackawanna County coroner says Rachel Teplitsky, 26, of Tafton, was found on the Interstate 81 south off-ramp at the Davis Street exit. She was badly hurt and later died at the hospital.
SNAPSHOT: Up to the challenge at the Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston
Mickey Braemer, left, and Kevin Shorrette flip their vessel, “The Bloodstripe,” while participating in the second annual Boat Building Challenge Saturday at the Hudson River Maritime Museum on East Strand in Kingston, N.Y. The two are part of the organization Veterans Wooden Boat Workshop (vetsonwat
Contractor pleads guilty in theft case
QUEENSBURY -- A Schenectady contractor who was arrested three years ago for allegedly defrauding a customer for whom he was building a home in Bolton pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor.Joseph A. Aquilo, 54, pleaded guilty to petit larceny in connection with a June 2015 arrest by the Warren Count
Kingston High grad who went over Niagara Falls creates scholarship
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Two graduating Kingston High School seniors will be the beneficiaries of a $20,000 scholarship created by a former city resident who became known nearly 57 years ago as only the fourth person in history to survive an intentional plunge over the 161-foot Horseshoe Falls on the Niaga
SNAPSHOT: National Boat Building Challenge at Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston
Mickey Braemer, left, and Kevin Shorrette flip their boat, The Bloodstripe, while building it during the second annual National Boat Building Challenge at the Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston on Saturday. The two are part of the organization Veterans Wooden Boat Workshop (vetsonwater.org). E
Prosthetic leg worth $127K found in Hudson River
The divers then searched again Friday. Finally on Sunday, with the help of several local dive teams, they found it in 15 feet of water. The prosthetic leg is valued at $127,000.
VIDEO: Two Alarm House Fire Quickly Quelled By Fire Fighting Volunteers - Hudson Valley News Network
HIGHLAND – Once again, Volunteer fire fighters show their importance to the community as fire fighters from Highland, Esopus and Milton quickly get a house fire under control.The fire at 131 Perkinsville Road in the town of Lloyd began shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday morning, and shortly after 9:00
Seven arrested for prostitution, narcotics in Middletown
The arrests on Thursday, June 21, were made by the Middletown Police Department’s Narcotics Unit in conjunction with the State Police, FBI Safe Streets Task Force and Homeland Security Investigations.
Saugerties police chief issues fireworks warning
“Firecrackers are illegal,” he said. “If you hold something in your hand like Roman candles, it’s illegal. ... A lot of what we’re seeing is the illegal stuff.”
340-Acre Estate Perfect For Family Compound
Address:400-424 New Salem Rd, Kingston, New YorkPrice: $3,000,000Square Feet: 2179Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1700Features: Idyllic 340-acre private estate on 28 separate deeded lots, there is much potential here with town approvals for use as a private family compound, multi
19 more arrests announced near Disc Jam festival
Those facing felony charges, according to troopers, include Shane M. Spillenger, 32, of Albany, He was arrested on Route 22 for felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, four misdemeanor counts of possession and unlawful marijuana possession, a violation. Police said Spillenger had about
State police arrest operator of Jollyman transportation service for public lewdness
The man, who was charged with a misdemeanor, is accused of rubbing his genitalia and making sexual comments to a passenger, according to a state police press release. He was issued a ticket to return to City of Beacon Court on July 11.
Nine Displaced in Poughkeepsie Fire - Hudson Valley News Network
CITY OF POUGHKEEPSIE –City of Poughkeepsie firefighters and mutual aid companies were called to a structure fire just before midnight on Thursday.The two-alarm blaze displaced nine people at 8-10 Harrison Street.One resident, who after making sure all family members evacuated the home, saved her pet
Albany officer killed man as he stabbed woman late Saturday, chief said
Albany patrol officers shot and killed a man as he stabbed a woman late Friday night.Media: Times UnionALBANY -- Albany police shot and killed a man as he was stabbing a woman in the face inside a city home late Friday night, Police Chief Robert Sears said.Officers arrived at a home to find a knife-
Albany PD places two officers on Administrative leave after officer-involved shooting
ALBANY, NY (WRGB) "They acted exactly the way we expected them to,” says acting Albany Police Chief Robert Sears.