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Auto crash on Route 9 in Poughkeepsie under investigation

Here are some facts about car crashes in New York State. Information from New York State DMV, data from 2014 (the most recent available data). Video by Jordan Fenster/lohud Wochit The Arlington Fire District was at the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the Town of Poughkeepsie today, Fire Chief


Murder conviction for Basheem Bennett upheld on appeal

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A murder conviction was upheld on appeal for a man who admitted he shot and killed someone in a New Paltz bar, according to the Ulster County District Attorney's Office. Basheem Bennett, a former City of Poughkeepsie resident, pleaded guilty in 2014 to second-degr


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


2 FDNY members among 7 soldiers killed in Iraq helicopter crash

Two FDNY members -- a lieutenant and a fire marshal - are among the seven soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq. They are among the four members of the 106th Rescue Wing of the New York Air National Guard, based in Westhampton Beach, killed in the crash. One of the firefighters, Christopher


Fire near LIRR tracks causes service suspensions

A fire near train tracks in Queens caused Long Island Railroad service suspension on four branches. The FDNY said the fire started at 1:10 p.m. and is up to a fourth alarm. More than 160 firefighters are responding to the scene at Royal Waste Services, a recycling plant on Hollis Avenue in the Holli


Wanted: Man charged in Pleasant Valley domestic incident

A man with ties to Hyde Park and the surrounding area is wanted by authorities on a warrant stemming from a "domestic incident." Matthew M. Dabros is wanted by state police and the Town of Pleasant Valley Court on charges of felony second-degree burglary, along with the misdemeanors of third-degree


Hyde Park officer thanks tow truck driver who saved his life

It was about 4 a.m. a week before Christmas and Hyde Park Police Officer Christopher Miller had pulled over a motorist on Route 9 for allegedly speeding. While questioning the driver, Miller suspected he had been drinking alcohol and Hyde Park Police Officer Mike Plass arrived to provide backup. An


State Police Looking For Man Charged With Burglary, Assault

PLEASANT VALLEY, NY - State Police are looking for a Hudson Valley man who is wanted for assault and breaking into a home. Police said Matthew M. Dabros is wanted the the State Police and the Town of Pleasant Valley Court for charges stemming from a domestic incident investigation, according to a "W


City of Poughkeepsie police looking for information on spray paint vandalism of vehicles

City of Poughkeepsie police are looking for information on reports of spray paint damage to vehicles in the area of Worrall Avenue, Fountain Place and Forbus Street. Police began receiving calls about the damage at around 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, according to a city police press release. There were re


Astor employee charged with child endangerment, Rhinebeck police say

RHINEBECK, N.Y. >> A child-care worker at Astor Services for Children & Families surrendered to village police and was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, police said Thursday. Katherine S. Campbell, 29, of Poughkeepsie, was charged Wednesday following an investigation at Astor Services


New Windsor approves new ethics code

NEW WINDSOR - The Town Board approved a new Code of Ethics during its meeting on Wednesday, despite concerns from residents about board transparency and requests that the board put off the vote. The board held a public hearing Wednesday evening on the proposed changes to the ethics code, which inclu


Teen Arrested For Threat That Closed Poughkeepsie Schools

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY - City of Poughkeepsie Police arrested a 17-year-old Poughkeepsie High School student Wednesday in connection with the Feb. 27 threat made against the school. Adrianna Wallace was charged with felony making a terroristic threat and misdemeanor making a punishable false written state