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SUNY Purchase student from Oneonta charged with hate crime for Nazi posters
HARRISON, N.Y. (AP/WBNG) — A student at SUNY Purchase College has been arrested for spreading Nazi-themed posters on campus. The Westchester County District Attorney says 18-year-old Gunnar Hassard of Oneonta was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of aggravated harassment, a hate crime.
Westchester County Exec George Latimer Addresses Local Summit
At the Larchmont-Mamaroneck Local Summit's December 11 breakfast program, Westchester County Executive George Latimer shared highlights of his first year in office and discussed key initiatives that are underway.
Grocery store confrontation triggers events that led cop to shoot gunman; cops then save his life
A bump and harsh words between two men in a Bronx grocery store triggered gunfire that led a police officer to shoot one of them, cops said Thursday. Justin Roberto, 24, and Kareem McCalla bumped into each other in the Uptown Grocery Store on White Plains Road near Wakefield Ave. in Wakefield about
19 Charged With Sex Trafficking Of Minor Girls
Nineteen people have been charged with participating in sex trafficking of minor girls and young women, including some who lived in a Westchester County social welfare facility. Geoffrey S. Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced Thursday the unsealing of five indi
Hudson Valley Pirate Radio Station Shut Down
A pirate radio station in the Hudson Valley is off the air. On Tuesday, the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau and the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office announced details of a joint investigation resulting in the arrest of and arraignment of a pirate radio operator in Croton-On-Hudson.
How We Keep Communities Safe By Westchester County Legislator KITLEY COVILL
WHITE PLAINS, NY — December 13, 2018 — Earlier this week, I had the honor of recognizing the brave members of Westchester County Police’s Hazardous Device and Emergency Service Units and their canine partners, for the important work they did in handling the pipe bombs sent to Bedford and Chappaqua.
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.
Biz leaders say spike in noise complaints at Westchester County Airport fueled by critics
The airport logged 51 noise complaints in May 2017 and 3,245 in May 2018, a jump that business leaders say was fueled the airport's critics. Four households in Armonk generated more than 2,000 noise complaints in May 2018.
NYPD: Armed man shot by police officer in the Bronx
Police say an armed man was shot by an NYPD officer in the Bronx Wednesday night. Officers were responding to a shooting at White Plains Road and East 241st Street in the Wakefield section just after 7:30 p.m.
Weather: 1-2 inches of snow could fall today
Light snow is expected to fall today in the Lower Hudson Valley, where northern parts of the region could get 1 to 2 inches. Putnam, northern Westchester and northern Rockland counties are likely to see 1 to 2 inches of snow, which will most likely start to fall after 9 a.m., according to the Nation
Holy Rosary’s Christmas Spirit Sends Packages, Cards to the Troops
It’s always great to receive a package at Christmastime. That’s especially true if you’re halfway around the world and won’t be home for the holidays. About 370 students in grades 1-8 and their teachers at Holy Rosary’s Religious Education Program in Hawthorne renewed their now annual effort of putt
19-year-old Greenwich man charged with endangerment, drug possession
GREENWICH — Police charged a 19-year-old from Greenwich with drug possession, as well as endangering the welfare of a minor. Officers were on the look-out for a missing 13-year-old girl in central Greenwich Tuesday afternoon. According to the arrest report, a lead was made that a car driven by Devin
Hazardous Weather Outlook For Most Of Hudson Valley
HUDSON VALLEY, NY — The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for most of the Hudson Valley. For Orange, Putnam, Rockland and northern Westchester counties:
Golf: Westchester County keeping courses open until Dec. 30
Unless there’s an intervention from Mother Nature, five of the Westchester County golf courses will remain open until Dec. 30. Maple Moor is undergoing a major renovation and is already closed.
SUNY Purchase Student Is Arrested In Relation To Nazi Posters
A suspect has been arrested in connection with Nazi-themed posters found on a college campus in Westchester County, New York. SUNY Purchase College Police Chief Dayton Tucker on Tuesday said a student had been arrested in relation to the posters found Sunday on campus. The student was charged with f
Offender Convicted Of Sexually Abusing Woman Reports Move To Yonkers
A registered sex offender convicted of sexually abusing a 30-year-old woman has reported a move into Westchester County. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert this week to Westchester residents regarding the residency of 52-year-old Kenneth Goode, who has reported
Mount Vernon man arrested in early morning stabbing in White Plains
WHITE PLAINS - A Mount Vernon resident was arrested after a man was stabbed in White Plains early this morning, police said. Police chased down Gordon Curtis Gaston, 23, and arrested him shortly after the stabbing took place at 3:10 a.m., said David Chong, commissioner of the White Plains Department
Hudson Valley Officer Dead, 2 Officers Hurt in Home Shooting
A Hudson Valley officer is dead and two other officers are clinging to life in an apparent murder-suicide attempt. On Friday around 11:30 p.m., police arrived to reports of a shooting at a home on Buckingham Road in Yonkers.
Two Sentenced For Nearly Beating Man To Death In Westchester Road-Rage Incident
Two men are heading to prison after being convicted of nearly beating a man to death during a road-rage incident in Westchester two years ago. Yonkers residents Steven Edmondson, 28, and Christopher Lopes, 27, were each sentenced to nine years in prison after being convicted of several violent felon
Hudson Valley Man's Disappearance Remains A Mystery
The passage of time has only increased the uncertainty surrounding the disappearance of a Northern Westchester man 20 years ago. State Police from the Somers barracks are continuing to investigate the 1998 disappearance of Ralph Coppola. At the time of his disappearance, he was 41 years old and livi