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Group urges Newburgh's support of state bill to keep ICE out of courts

CITY OF NEWBURGH - Ignacio Acevedo described to Newburgh's City Council the panic that rippled through Middletown's community three weeks ago following an attempt by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to detain a local man outside City Court.


Newburgh set to approve ‘Protect Our Courts Act’ resolution

NEWBURGH – The City of Newburgh is expected to approve a resolution supporting the Protect Our Courts Act, pending in the state legislature. The act would prevent ICE agents from detaining people coming or going, or in court, unless they have a federal warrant.


Spring Into Newburgh this Saturday

The downtown Newburgh businesses invite you to welcome Spring in the city this Saturday, April 27th, from 8 am - 9 pm. Bring out the whole family and support small businesses with city wide events for people of all ages.


'Karina Got Justice': NYC Jogger Killer Gets Life Sentence With No Chance of Parole

The man convicted of killing Karina Vetrano, a 30-year-old Queens woman who went out for a run in her neighborhood park one summer day and never came home, was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole on Tuesday.


Seven Dutchess Residents Charged With DWI In State Police Stops

New York State Police troopers in the Hudson Valley removed 18 allegedly impaired drivers from the roadway during the holiday weekend. On Friday, April 19, State Police troopers from Wappinger arrested Robert J. Fluri, 55, of Fishkill, for Aggravated DWI. He was traveling on State Route 9 in Wapping


Middletown, Newburgh don't fear immigrant influx after Trump threat

Middletown and Newburgh officials aren't fazed by President Donald Trump's threat to release detained immigrants into so-called sanctuary cities. The president tweeted, "Those Illegal Immigrants who can no longer be legally held (Congress must fix the laws and loopholes) will be, subject to Homeland


Newburgh officials keep heat on contaminated water issue

NEWBURGH – Officials in the City of Newburgh are tired of hearing federal authorities say they are in the investigatory and planning stages of what to do about the city’s contaminated water supply. The local leaders want action.


2 NYPD Patrol Officers Under Investigation For Response To Fatal Ax Attack

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Two NYPD officers are under investigation for what they allegedly did while responding to this weekend’s fatal ax attack on a pregnant woman in Brooklyn.


Newburgh releases test results, PFOA, PFOS found in foam

CITY OF NEWBURGH - Test results released by the City of Newburgh on Tuesday show high levels of various perfluorinated chemicals, including PFOS and PFOA, were detected in foam that was released on April 13 into Silver Stream from a hangar at New York Stewart International Airport.


Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


Troopers Make 3 Weekend DWI Arrests in Southeast

SOUTHEAST, NY — State Police in Troop K reported removing 18 impaired drivers from public roadways over the April 20 weekend. Three of the arrests were in Southeast. On April 20, State Police from SP East Fishkill arrested Carlos V. Ludisaca Yungasaca, 27, of Danbury, CT, for Aggravated DWI. He was


Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky

While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.


High School Softball: Red Hook defeats Marlboro 4-1

RED HOOK, N.Y. — Red Hook jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as the Raiders defeated Marlboro 4-1 in a Mid-Hudson Athletic League softball contest on Monday. Red Hook opened the scoring with a pair of runs in the first inning courtesy of an RBI triple by Lindsey Martin and a sacrifice


OC woman accused of stealing $13K from Scouts

NEW WINDSOR - An Orange County woman is accused of stealing more than $13,000 from a church-sponsored Boy Scout troop and Cub Scout pack. Investigators say Kelley Zamenick, 43, embezzled more than $10,000 from the troop and more than $3,000 from the pack between 2016 and 2018.


Medication Take-Back Days Set For Putnam, Dutchess

Prescription medication take-back days have been scheduled for Putnam and Dutchess County residents. These days give residents the opportunity to dispose of old, expired, unneeded or unwanted prescription drugs, OTC drugs and even pet medications in a safe and anonymous way at a series of drop-off l


2 new hotels pitched for site on Route 300

NEW WINDSOR – The owners of a 6.8-acre site on Route 300 that is already home to a Days Inn will resume their attempt to build two new hotels on the property at Wednesday’s town Planning Board meeting.


Police Attempting To Locate This Man

The man is wanted for questioning for in regards to a stabbing that occurred in Beacon early Monday. The New York State Police from the Brewster barracks are investigating a stabbing that occurred during the early hours of April 22, in the village of Brewster at the El Pueblo Bar on Main Street.


Middletown man sentenced in shooting

GOSHEN - A Middletown man was sentenced Tuesday in Orange County Court to 10 years in prison for shooting and seriously injuring another man. Modesto Santiago, 20, pleaded guilty to first-degree assault in the case, admitting to shooting the 27-year-old victim the night of Aug. 30 on Monhagen Avenue


With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.


Attorneys To Release Names Of 180 Area Boy Scout Leaders Accused Of Abuse

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The names of 180 local Boy Scout leaders accused of sexually abusing minors are expected to be revealed today. Two law firms plan to release the names of 130 scout leaders from New York and 50 from New Jersey.