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Courtroom erupts after man found guilty in fatal crash

GOSHEN - A jury convicted a New Windsor man on Thursday of criminally negligent homicide in the car-crash death of 25-year-old Ashley Martinez, acquitting him of the top count, vehicular manslaughter, and drugged-driving charges. Gregory Cardona, 28, now faces up to two to four years in prison on th

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-21 17:43:18

Newburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin Possession

Tysha Stevens GOSHEN - Tysha Stevens, 23, of the City of Newburgh, pled guilty to Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree, in connection with his possession on Feb. 11, 2018, of over seven ounces of heroin. Stevens faces an agreed-on sentence of ten years in prison when he


Guilty Verdict in Fatal Wallkill Car Crash Case

GOSHEN - Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that Gregory Cardona, 28, of New Windsor, was convicted of Criminally Negligent Homicide after a jury trial before Orange County Court Judge Robert H. Freehill, in connection with the August 2016 death of a woman who died when Cardo


Nor'easter: Poughkeepsie predicted to get 4-6 inches; southern Dutchess to be hit hardest

A nor'easter anticipated to hit the mid-Hudson Valley this afternoon could impact the evening commute as southern Dutchess is predicted to be hit hardest by the snow. Snowfall is expected to start around midday, according to the National Weather Service in Albany. Poughkeepsie is expected to get 1-3

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 11:20:18

Middletown man, woman indicted on cocaine, pot charges

GOSHEN - An Orange County grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Middletown man and woman on charges they possessed more than four ounces of cocaine and more than a pound of marijuana. Freddie Lopez, 28, and Chaniyah Ocasio, 21, were each indicted on felony counts of second- and third-degree criminal po

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-21 23:20:11

Middletown Cocaine, Crack Dealer Sentenced

WHITE PLAINS - Collyer Goodman, a/k/a "West," was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in supplying at least 14 other drug dealers with cocaine and crack cocaine in Middletown. According to Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Goodman was conv


Saudi Arabia's crown prince reportedly bragged about having Jared Kushner 'in his pocket' after being told classified information meant for Trump

Rosie Perper, provided by Published 9:47 pm, Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Jared Kushner reportedly discussed classified information obtained from the President's Daily Brief with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who then bragged that he had Kushner "in his pocket."The top secret infor

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-22 01:47:48

Poughkeepsie fugitive had counterfeit credit cards, driver's licenses: Police

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Poughkeepsie woman wanted in the state of Georgia was charged with eight counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree after being stopped by state police in the Town of Wappinger. On Monday at approximately 2:50 p.m. state police sto

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 14:38:01

Police kill gunman who took over Panera Bread in Princeton

A man who entered a Princeton Panera Bread with a gun Tuesday morning was shot dead by police after a five-hour standoff, the Attorney General's office said. Gunshots were heard at the scene around 3:30 p.m., and NBC reported that a state police officer had fired his weapon. Peter Aseltine, a spoke

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 21:39:35

Tractor trailers banned from Thruway from Newburgh exit to NYC

In advance of Wednesday's anticipated snowstorm, the New York State Thruway Authority announced this morning that all tractor trailers will be prohibited from entering or traveling on the Thruway between exit 17, the Newburgh exit, and the New York City line, until further notice. The ban on tractor

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-21 12:39:18

Mom, Kids Arrested In Franklin Drug Dealing Bust

FRANKLIN, NJ - A New Brunswick mother and her two children were arrested following a month-long investigation into drug dealing within Franklin Township and New Brunswick, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson announced. Monique R. Walker, 28; Ronda Walker, 49; and Dymarkis T. Walker, 27,

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:55:11

Man charged with shooting brother to remain behind bars without bail

GOSHEN - A judge on Monday ordered that a Town of Blooming Grove man remain behind bars without bail on charges he shot and killed his brother. George Bawn, 38, was arraigned Monday in Orange County Court on an indictment charging him with second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter and felony g


Saudi crown prince soaks in Trump's praise as US tour opens

WASHINGTON (AP) - At 32 years old, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman controls a vast fortune, a well-heeled military and the future of a nation in the throes of sweeping economic and social change. His ambitious bid to remake Saudi Arabia received a ringing endorsement Tuesday from President Do

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 18:44:43

Man gets 10-year sentence in Middletown drug-trafficking case

Collyer Goodman was sentenced in federal court on Monday to 10 years in prison for his role in supplying drugs to at least 14 other dealers in Middletown. Goodman, also known as "West," was one of 15 charged in 2016 with conspiring to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine in and around Orange County.


Gunfire erupted on a busy N.J. highway, leaving a man in critical condition

A shooting erupted along a busy stretch of an Elizabeth highway early Saturday morning leaving one man in critical condition, authorities said. The 28-year-old, from Elizabeth, has not been identified. Gunfire began after 5 a.m. Saturday along U.S. routes 1 & 9, acting Union County Prosecutor Micha


Marlboro man defrauded state of $5,300, police say

RHINEBECK, N.Y. >> A Marlboro man faces felony charges after a state Department of Labor investigation determined that he stole about $5,300 in unemployment benefits while he was employed, according to state police Troop K Public Information Officer Aaron Hicks. Authorities said they arrested John J


2 car accident in Kent results in life threatening injuries, entrapment

(File) KENT, Conn. (WTNH) - At approximately 6:40 a.m. Sunday morning State Police Troop B and New Canaan Fire Department and EMS responded to a two car motor vehicle accident that resulted in both injuries and entrapment near 342 Kent Road in Kent. Life Star has been requested for life-threatenin


Quiznos in Poughkeepsie near Marist 'closed for good,' according to sign in store

The Quiznos in the Town of Poughkeepsie near Marist College is "closed (for good)," according to a sign hanging in the business on Saturday. The store has been open for more than 15 years and sits along North Road across from Marist. The sign notes, "Thank you to all our loyal customers!" Assistant


Man arrested on way to mail marijuana

Morales MONTICELLO - A Wurtsboro man has been arrested after he was stopped for a traffic violation and told an Ulster County Sheriff's deputy that he was on the way to the post office to mail a package of marijuana. Hector Morales, Jr., 42, who was stopped in the Village of Ellenville, was taken


Blooming Grove man charged with murder in fatal shooting of his brother

GOSHEN - A grand jury has indicted a Town of Blooming Grove man on murder charges in the shooting death of his brother. Prosecutors say George Bawn, 38, shot and killed James Bawn, 35, the afternoon of Feb. 6 at a house on Pioneer Trail in the Mountain Lodge Park. At the time, police said the shooti