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Train Kills Person In Rockland Overnight

NANUET, NY — An overnight train struck and killed someone overnight in Rockland County, according to Metropolitan Transit Authority officials. The incident is under investigation by the MTA's police department.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 14:49:27

Croton: 57,000 gallons of sewage spilled in Ossining near Croton River

"Unfortunately, Westchester County did not notify the village of the spill until today," Croton-on-Hudson said in its post on Thursday.

LOHUD.COM - 2018-08-17 13:00:00

Stamford man pleads guilty in fatal Greenwich overdose

Christopher Brokaw, 43, of Schuyler Avenue, pleaded guilty in state Superior Court in Stamford to first-degree manslaughter and narcotics sales. Brokaw, who has been jailed since his arrest, will be sentenced in October to 30 months in prison.

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-08-16 21:07:38

Animal Cruelty Case Investigated By Greenwich Police

GREENWICH, CT — A 23-year-old Greenwich man has been arrested on a charge of cruelty to animals after authorities discovered that the dog he had adopted "displayed signs and symptoms consistent with having been abused," according to Greenwich police.

PATCH - 2018-08-17 14:22:29

Life Time To Hire 200; Hiring Fair Is Saturday

CHAPPAQUA, NY – In preparation for its first foray into northern Westchester County, the athletic club about to open at Chappaqua Crossing will hold a hiring event Saturday. Life Time, which bills itself as a high-end fitness, family recreation, spa and athletic club, is hiring for nearly 200 full-t

PATCH - 2018-08-16 13:04:38

2 men face federal charges for violent Mount Vernon carjacking

Two men are accused of carjacking a blue Nissan in Mount Vernon, punching the driver and shooting at him when he ran away, according to a federal complaint, which was unsealed Wednesday.

LOHUD.COM - 2018-08-15 23:15:00

Babe Ruth fans mark 70 years since icon’s death

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. — Amid the serene graves at Gate of Heaven Cemetery sits the one where visitors leave baseballs and bats instead of bouquets, tributes to a baseball superstar who still outshines others seven decades after his death.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-08-16 13:18:21

Coyote Sighted In New Rochelle

If you see a seemingly healthy coyote, be aggressive in your behavior, by making loud noises, waving your arms and throwing sticks and stones.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 21:37:48

Scarsdale Man Sentenced For Stabbing Estranged Wife To Death In Shower

Authorities said Julius Reich stabbed his wife, Dr. Robin Goldman, more than 20 times while she was in the shower.


Greenwich Man Arrested On Assault, Strangulation Charges: Police

GREENWICH, CT — A 22-year-old Greenwich man was arrested on a warrant Wednesday morning charging him with assault, strangulation and other offenses in connection with an Aug. 13 incident, according to Greenwich police.

PATCH - 2018-08-16 14:00:27

New tampon law may cost Yonkers up to $200,000 yearly

The new law took effect July 1 and it requires that feminine hygiene products be freely available in all public schools that have students in grades six through 12. The hygiene products can include, but are not limited to, menstrual pads and tampons.

LOHUD.COM - 2018-08-16 16:34:00

NY Father Arrested by ICE, Family Says Agents Have Wrong Man

A father was handcuffed in front of loved ones and taken into ICE custody, but now his New York family is saying agents have the wrong man. Michael George reports. (Published Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018)

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-08-16 05:44:00

Liev Schreiber denies hitting photographer

In this Aug. 14, 2018 photo, actor Liev Schreiber leaves court in Nyack, N.Y., after appearing on a harassment charge. Schreiber denied allegations that he attacked a local photographer while he was in suburban New York filming his Showtime series "Ray Donovan." The 50-year-old was hit with a harass

GULF NEWS - 2018-08-16 11:24:00

Truck hits railroad overpass in Greenwich

GREENWICH — An unlucky truck driver made contact with the railroad overpass on Steamboat Road around 6:30 Tuesday morning.No injuries were reported. The truck suffered significant damage — its roof was torn off. A local resident took some pictures of the accident.

NORWALK HOUR - 2018-08-16 13:41:06

See Ossining In New National, State School District Rankings

OSSINING, NY — Data compiler Niche just released its new list, 2019 Best School Districts In America. Ossining was ranked No. 141 in New York state.


Mount Vernon gang member charged with attempted murder

Jason Garcia, a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang, ordered the shots. The 35-year-old is facing second-degree attempted murder, two counts of first-degree assault and two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, all felonies.


Retaining wall, 40 to 50 feet high, collapses in Ossining

What caused the collapse, which police responded to about 7:30 p.m., was not immediately clear, the chief said. He said responders were waiting on an engineer's report to find out what caused it.


Accused Of Ordering Double Gang Shooting

MOUNT VERNON, NY — A Mount Vernon man who is allegedly a high-ranking gang member is on trial over a gang-ordered double shooting. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced Jason Garcia was arraigned before Westchester County Court Judge Anne Minihan on a five-count ind


Skratch, new Westchester restaurant, will focus on local sourcing with a homemade touch

Comfort food, with an emphasis on using ingredients from local farms, is at the heart ofSkratch, a new restaurant coming to the Rose Hill Shopping Center in Thornwood.


Stefanowski Upsets Boughton In Republican Primary Race For CT Governor

Former General Electric executive Bob Stefanowski upset GOP-endorsed candidate Mark Boughton, the mayor of Danbury, according to unofficial returns in the Connecticut primary race for governor.With about 87 percent of the votes counted,Stefanowskiwas leading Boughton by 29 to 21 percent.There was a