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Police charge man with 2016 fatal hit-and-run boat crash on Greenwood Lake
Shawn Kelly, 44, of Paramus is facing charges of second-degree death by vessel; second-degree leaving the scene of a boating accident resulting in death; third-degree leaving the scene of a boating accident causing serious bodily injury; fourth-degree assault by vessel; and assault by vessel.
Orange County man dead in two-car crash in New Windsor area
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. >> A Campbell Hall man died in a head-on two car crash on state Route 207 near the Rock Tavern Post Office, state police said Thursday.
Police ID woman killed in Fredon accident
Virginia Barracato, 66, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., died at the scene, state police Sgt. Lawrence Peele said.
Hillsborough: Franklin teen charged following attempted home invasion, cops say
Jhamir Hoagland, 18, has been charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, burglary, hindering apprehension, criminal mischief and trespass, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson said. Hoagland is in the in the Somerset County Jail pending a d
Justice? Franklin Lakes Owner Who Abused German Shepherds 'Walks Away,' Investigator Says
A 65-year-old Franklin Lakes woman with a history of similar offenses "got to walk away with a slap on the wrist" after pleading guilty Thursday to a single count of animal cruelty for severely damaging 14 German Shepherds in an illegal kennel that she operated from her home, an animal control inves
Gang member charged with ordering two people shot
WHITE PLAINS – A Mount Vernon man, a high-ranking member of the Bloods gang, was indicted on five-counts including attempted murder and two counts each of assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
Man Killed, Woman Seriously Injured In Head-On Orange County Crash
The driver of the pickup truck, Gerald Dembeck of Campbell Hall, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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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.
Rockaway Township Mayor Michael Dachisen dies suddenly
Dachisen, a Republican, was elevated from council president to mayor in June of 2012 when then Mayor Louis Sceusi stepped down to become a Superior Court judge. Later that year, he won a special election to serve out Sceusi's term through 2015.
Man Charged With Deadly Boat Hit-and-Run 2 Years After Crash
What to KnowA Paramus man was arrested for a fatal hit-and-run boat crash after a nearly two-year-long investigationShawn Kelly, 44, was driving his boat in September 2016 when he slammed into another boat carrying two peopleKelly fled the scene of the crash, police said. One of the men on the boat
Breastfeeding mom cites town for $1M in 'emotional stress' after they called cops on her
But Jason Guiliano, the attorney who sent the tort notice letter -- a step to notify a public agency of a potential lawsuit -- said Wednesday, money was not the point he and his client, Michelle Ayala, were trying to make.
Hudson Valley Swim Coach Sentenced In Child Sex Case
David "Skip" Storch, a well-known Hudson Valley long-distance swimmer with his own Wikipedia page, was sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl beginning when she was 10 years old.Storch, 60, of New City, bursts into tears and called himself a coward during the sentencing
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.
The moment a hit-and-run driver rams an 11-year-old boy
The impact flung the boy into the air and caused him to flip around, the video shows. He landed on the ground several car lengths from where the collision happened, police said.
Woman convicted of killing fiance reportedly gets portion of life insurance money
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. Graswald, initially charged with murder in the drowning death of her fiance during a New York kayak ou
Bat sightings on the rise
Bats, so often an object of fear and misunderstanding, are reportedly being seen in increased numbers in Sussex County.
Mount Vernon raises taxi fare
Buy Photo(Photo: Ernie Garcia/The Journal News)MOUNT VERNON - You'll need an extra dollar to ride a taxi in mid-September.City officials have authorized a $1 increase to the flat-rate taxi fare for trips within Mount Vernon and the fare hike takes effect Sept. 10. The current flat rate within the ci
Settlement in Vincent Viafore kayak drowning case; fiancee Angelika Graswald did prison time
In this file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. A lawsuit settlement has been reached in the kayak drowning of Vincent Viafore after his fiancee, Graswald, served prison
Mount Vernon mayor vs. critic boxing match 'not going to happen'
MOUNT VERNON - An anticipated boxing match between Mayor Richard Thomas and Damon Jones, a vocal critic of the mayor, has been called off.