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Police: Driver purposely runs over family of 8, killing the mother

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – An angry driver purposely ran down a family of eight and then backed over them Wednesday afternoon outside of a 7-Eleven in New York, police said. The 32-year-old mother died, Haverstraw police said. Her identity wasn't released.


Babysitter of 5 kids in Bronx left to get cooking ingredients when fire started

CLAREMONT VILLAGE, Bronx (WABC) -- A 15-year-old babysitter got a juvenile report following a kitchen fire in the Bronx apartment where she was watching over five small children.


Harrison Youth Baseball Donated To Belmont Campaigns: Report

HARRISON, NY — Harrison Youth Baseball has donated a total of $2,600 to Mayor Ron Belmont's election campaigns, The Journal News reports. One donation exceeded the campaign donation cap. Plus, the addresses listed for all three donations on Belmont's financial disclosure forms were unusual — and wro


Thousands mourn NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen at funeral

When a woman in central Queens suffered an unexpected attack and fought off an intruder in her home, Detective Brian Simonsen of the NYPD’s 102nd Precinct answered the call. In that most vulnerable moment, he was there to comfort her, just as he had done so many other times during his 19-year career


Upstate NY lawmakers rally public to save state prisons

A group of Upstate NY lawmakers has started a petition to rally the public against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for shutting down up to three state prisons by Labor Day. North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie is leading the online petition drive with Assemblymen Ken Blankenbush, of Carthage, and Mark Walczyk,


Wrong-way driver involved in 4-car crash on Westchester County highway

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Police Say Bronx Man Used Cocaine In Parked Car

YORKTOWN, NY — A Bronx man was accused of having illegal drugs after police spotted him sitting in a parked car. Yorktown police charged Dennis Delosangeles, 26, of the Bronx, with fourth- and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, felonies, seventh-degree criminal possession of


Westchester County, Local Hospitals Launch Public Health Survey

The Westchester County Department of Health and local hospitals have teamed up to launch a survey that asks county residents 18 and older to assess their own health as well as the health of their community.


Greenwich firefighters send care packages to overseas troops

GREENWICH — U.S. troops deployed overseas are enjoying some of the comforts of home, thanks to members of the Local 1042 union of Greenwich firefighters. A committee led by firefighter Mike Varanelli sold RED — “remember everyone deployed” — shirts to firefighters in the union, who wore them every F


Upstate lawmaker wants to know economic impact of separating New York City and surrounding counties from state

An upstate lawmaker wants to know if it makes cents to split New York in two. State Sen. Daphne Jordan (R-Halfmoon) introduced a bill last week that would create a panel within the state controller's office to study the economic impact of upstate New York severing ties with the city and surrounding


Joseph Spiezio’s trash company files for bankruptcy

Mount Vernon’s recently-fired, $1-a-year deputy police commissioner, Joseph F. Spiezio III, is seeking bankruptcy protection for his garbage-hauling business. Waste Services Inc. of Mamaroneck filed a Chapter 11 petition on Feb. 13 in federal bankruptcy court in White Plains declaring nearly $5 mill


Maple Sugaring; Animals and Birds; Seed Starting; Knicks Game

WESTCHESTER, NY — Here are some of the events that will take place in Westchester parks over the weekend. Sugarhouse Chat – 10 a.m. – 12 noon. Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Routes 35 and 121 South, Cross River -- (914) 864-7322. During sugaring season, every morning we are


Beloved Barber Dies After Being Struck By Two Cars Crossing Street In Westchester

It was like any other day, cutting hair and joking with customers until the end of the day when a local beloved barber walked out the door of the shop and was hit by two vehicles while crossing the street.


Man Intentionally Runs Over Family of 7 Twice at Rockland County, NY Gas Station

Rockland County, NY — A man reportedly plowed his car into a 7-Eleven Wednesday, striking a family of seven, including five children intentionally. The crime scene is in Haverstraw — on Central Highway.


Police searching for man who allegedly groped 9-year-old girl on 7 train in Queens

WOODSIDE, Queens (WABC) -- Police are searching for a man they say groped a 9-year-old girl on a subway train in Queens. Detectives say the man seen in surveillance video approached the girl on a 7 train, exposed himself and pressed his body up against her.


Long Island family says they were targeted and bullied by Nassau County Police

NEW HYDE PARK, Long Island -- A Long Island couple will be filing a complaint with Nassau County claiming police overreach and discrimination. Kan and Claudia Tan, along with their attorney Jean Wang, sat down with PIX11 News. The Tans say their vehicle was improperly towed and their family was left


School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing in New Jersey

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest.


Westchester Father Charged In Killing Of Infant Son Appears In Court

A Westchester County man facing charges for his role in the death of his infant son made a brief appearance in court this week. Dobbs Ferry resident Kevin Holloway was in Westchester County Court on Tuesday, Feb. 19 as his attorneys requested, and were granted, additional time to provide new documen


Several people struck by vehicle outside suburban NY store

GARNERVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say several pedestrians, including children, were injured when they were struck by a car in front of a store in suburban New York. It happened just before 2 p.m. Wednesday outside a 7-Eleven store in the Rockland County hamlet of Garnerville.


$11.18M Home Sale Most Expensive In Greenwich This Year

Greenwich’s residential real estate market has hit a new high for 2019 after a Close Road estate, described as the “ultimate trophy property,” sold for a lofty $11,180,000.