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Hamburg man charged with resisting arrest after threatening Franklin police officers
FRANKLIN --A Hamburg man was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after he allegedly engaged in fighting, threatening and violent behavior while at a local bar, according to Chief Gregory M. Cugliari.
Orange County Man Sentenced For Brutal Emergency Housing Employee Murder
An Orange County man has been sentenced to 21 years to life in prison in connection with the stabbing death of an employee at an emergency housing facility. Wilfredo Mercado, 53, of Newburgh, was sentenced by Orange County Court Judge Craig Stephen Brown on Thursday, Feb. 21, for the May 2017, stabb
Services set for father, son killed in horrific N.J. gas station crash involving alleged drugged driver
Services will be held this weekend for the the father and son killed in a horrific crash at a gas station in Passaic County on Tuesday that left three dead and a driver jailed on charges he was driving while under the influence of drugs.
Disability ID cards available across New York state
ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Disability ID cards are available now across New York state. The cards read, "I have a developmental disability. I may have difficulty understanding and following your directions."
Orange County shares $5.32 million in surplus of sales tax with municipalities
GOSHEN — Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus said the county has shared $5.32 million in sales tax surplus received for fiscal year 2018 to its municipalities. “Orange County has a generous sales tax sharing plan,” Neuhaus said. “We don’t just provide our local governments a boost here or ther
New York State issues empty trailer ban on Thruway for Sunday
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) - The New York State Thruway Authority has issued a ban on empty tractor trailers and empty tandem trailers beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday due to high wind warnings and watches that will be in effect at that time for Western and Central New York.
Giant Trash Heap In Sussex Co. Targeted By Authorities
VERNON, NJ — A giant trash dump in Vernon Township might finally be removed after years of complaints from residents and local officials, following an order filed in Superior Court by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.
Heavy fire damages house in Town of Wallkill
Heavy fire coming from a house on Sands Road Friday afternoon blew smoke and ash onto nearby houses on Turfler Terrace. Silver Lake firefighters worked from a ladder extended above the burning property by parking the truck in the driveway of a Turfler Terrace resident.
Police: Previously Raided Wayne House Hit Once More, Brothers Busted With Drugs Again
Wayne police raided the same home for the second time in less than two years Friday, arresting two brothers and a third man while seizing cocaine, pot and hash, along with two security badges and a simulated tactical vest labeled “POLICE.”
Pregnant Mother Of 6 Killed While Trying To Protect Her Family From Road Raging Driver
On Wednesday, a New York wife and mother of six was mowed down by an angry man after he was asked not to smoke around her children. Melissa DeLoatch was outside a convenience store in Rockland County, N.Y., with her husband, Sean and their six children ranging from 11 months to 10 years old, when he
Surveillance video released of Port Jervis building inspector, wife during bar fight
PORT JERVIS - New video released Friday shows an altercation involving an Orange County official and his wife, police say. The surveillance video seemingly shows Port Jervis Building Inspector David Rivera and his wife, Rachel, during a bar fight.
Sentence Handed Down In Shelter Killing
GOSHEN, NY — A Newburgh man was sentenced to 21 years to life for the stabbing death of a man inside a temporary emergency housing facility in the City of Newburgh. Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler said Wilfredo Mercado, 53, was sentenced after pleading guilty Sept. 28 to second-degr
Newburgh man gets 21 years to life in prison for killing Youth Advocate Programs employee
GOSHEN, N.Y. — A Newburgh man has been sentenced to 21 years to life in state prison for the May 2017 stabbing death of a Youth Advocate Programs employee at a temporary housing facility in Newburgh.
Woman, 20, admits she was drunk in Garden State Parkway crash that killed 18-year-old friend
A Monmouth County woman is expected to be sentenced 10 years in prison after admitting she was driving drunk in a Garden State Parkway crash last fall that left one of her friends dead and another seriously injured.
Teen Killed In Head-On Crash In NJ Snowstorm In Sussex County
An 18-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash on a slick New Jersey road during the snowstorm, police said. Kyle McCann of Wantage was killed when his pickup truck crossed a roadway into traffic and struck a truck head-on on Wednesday, police said.
Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York
We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l
DEP moves on Vernon dump site
VERNON — After months of applying pressure, local leaders including a grassroots citizens group finally got the state of New Jersey to move on what has been called “illegal dumping” in Vernon Township.
Highest point in Sussex built on millions of tons of garbage
Once upon a time they were called trash pits. Then they were called dumps. Then dumps gave way to landfills. They’re still called landfills - a more politically correct term - but in Sussex County, the repository for all the county’s trash-waste-garbage is technically known as the Southern Solid Was
Warwick Valley Middle School students and staff host Valentines for Vets breakfast
Photos by Roger Gavan On Thursday, Feb. 14, administrators, faculty, staff and students at the Warwick Valley Middle School welcomed local area veterans to their 11th annual "Valentines for Vets" breakfast.
Warwick Police Officer Brett Lukach stands down after 30 years of service
Provided photos Brett Lukach started working for the Village of Warwick Police Department on Aug. 25, 1988. Officer Brett Lukach poses outside the Warwick Police Department for the last time in uniform with his daughter Sarah and son Sean.