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Town employee demoted for snapping, sharing photos of body found in suitcase: report

An employee in an affluent Connecticut town who took and shared photos of a murder victim found stuffed in a suitcase will be demoted but will not face any criminal charges. James Clifford, a foreman with the Greenwich Department of Public Works, will also be suspended without pay for five days, los


Woman Eats Crack Cocaine During Takedown By Narc Squad, Stamford Police Say

A woman was nabbed by the Stamford Police Narc Squad after allegedly stuffing a couple of bags of crack cocaine in her mouth when approached by officers. Kelly Palmer, 48, of Bridgeport, was arrested around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, after agents received a tip that she would in town to sell th


Arrest Made In Suspicious Westchester Death

A 40-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the suspicious death of another man last week. Richard Vincent of Mount Vernon has been charged in connection to the death of Randy Street, 39, who was found in his basement apartment on South Sixth Street around 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, b


Felony License Charge For Ossining Man Facing 2nd DWI in 90 Days

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY — An Ossining resident who police say they found driving without a license faces his second DWI charge in 90 days. On Thursday, New York State Police from the Cortlandt barracks arrested Diego F. Aucapina Jarama, 34. He faces a felony charge for driving without a license and a m


Bedford Police Warn About Unlocked Cars

BEDFORD, NY — The Bedford Police Department is warning the community about leaving cars unlocked overnight. In a Facebook post Friday, the police said that in the past week there have been a "dramatic rise in complaints" from Katonah residents regarding thefts from unlocked vehicles in their drivewa


84 dead and counting. Deadly ‘Tom Brady’ dope dealt from N.J. opioid mill may still lurk in North Jersey, state’s largest county warns.

Drugs linked to a major fentanyl and heroin drug mill that could be responsible for 84 fatal overdoses in the state could be in Bergen County, prosecutors said Thursday. Police charged three New Jersey men with running a narcotics production facility located in a luxury apartment in Harrison, State


Woman, 78, kicked in the face multiple times on subway in the Bronx: police

WAKEFIELD, the Bronx— Authorities are searching for a man seen in cellphone video kicking a woman’s face and body several times on a train in the Bronx, police said Friday.


Wife Calls Police After Allegedly Shooting Her Husband In Westchester

A 44-year-old woman has been arrested after shooting her husband and then calling the police to them know. Sloane Fleckman-Finn called the Yonkers Police Department around 5:03 a.m., Wednesday, March 20, telling police she had just shot her husband, 46-year-old Eric Finn, at their apartment located


Lawmakers Weigh In On Potentially Legalizing Recreational Marijuana In NY

New York’s move to legalize recreational marijuana has stepped away from the budget and into the remainder of the legislative session. Opinions about whether to legalize the substance vary within regions and across party lines.


Feds will seek death penalty for retired Westchester cop accused of quadruple murder

The feds will seek the death penalty against a former muscle-bound Westchester County cop accused of killing four men over a cocaine deal. The decision to seek capital punishment against Nicholas Tartaglione was made by US Attorney General William Barr.


CVS employee prevents elderly customer from gift card scam in Rockland County

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Flames shooting out roof as fire tears through Bronx laundromat

FORDHAM, Bronx (WABC) -- Firefighters are battling a three-alarm fire that tore through a laundromat in the Bronx Friday. The flames broke out just before 1 p.m. on Webster Avenue in the Fordham section.


ICE NY arrests previously removed Guatemalan national accused of rape, released from local custody with active detainer

NEW YORK — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s ERO deportation officers assigned to the ERO New York’s Newburgh Sub-Office arrested a 28-year old, previously removed Guatemalan national March 14. He was released from the Westchester County Jail, with an active detainer due to Westchester Coun


Gov. Ned Lamont seeks ethics ruling on wife’s business

Gov. Ned Lamont has asked state ethics officials for an official opinion on potential conflicts of interest for his wife, a highly successful venture capitalist. A Greenwich multimillionaire, Annie Lamont has been involved in millions of dollars worth of deals during her career in venture capital, w


DiNapoli: Three Cities, Seven Villages in Fiscal Stress in NY State

ALBANY—New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has released his annual report on municipal fiscal stress, which found a number of villages in the New York metro area, as well as the City of Yonkers in Westchester County, are in some form of significant stress.


Following Approval Developer Says: Paterson Residents Will Build This Building

PATERSON, NJ - Plans to redevelop the site of the former Paterson Armory took an important step forward Thursday with a 5-2 vote of the Board of Adjustment in approval of the project proposed by prominent local developer Charles Florio.


Howard Greenberg: Construction bolstering Westchester’s economic development

Everyone is seeing lots of construction these days. The first (and continuing) wave of multifamily residential development has been focused on the major cities in Westchester County, including White Plains, Yonkers, New Rochelle and Mount Vernon. Many buildings have already been built and are occupi


The Taco Project Opens Third Location In Westchester

The Mexican eatery known as The Taco Project is officially opening the doors of its third Westchester location Thursday, March 21. With existing locations in Tarrytown and Yonkers, the new store can be found at 65 Pondfield Road in Bronxville.


Maple Sugar, Plant Fests: Sunny weather for weekend events in Upstate NY

A complex weather system will bring rain and snow to Upstate New York on Friday, but sunny skies are expected behind the system on Saturday and Sunday. Areas of rain and snow are likely on Friday for areas east of Interstate 81. Higher elevations could see significant snow accumulations, while lower


Stamford student, 14, missing; never returned home from school

STAMFORD - The Stamford Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating Christopher Nils, 14, a tenth-grade student at Stamford Academy. He has been missing since March 7 when he failed to return home from school.