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Yankees Silence Singer Kate Smith Recording While Investigating Racism Claims

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith’s recording of “God Bless America” during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer.


How They Voted: Dutchess County

Legislators consider liquor store hours, ethics reform. Since January, the 25-member Dutchess County Legislature, which includes Frits Zernike and Nick Page, who each represent parts of Beacon, has voted on dozens of resolutions.


6-Year-Old Boy With Special Needs Injured After Falling From Third-Floor Window: NYPD

A 6-year-old boy with special needs is in stable condition after falling through a third-floor window in the Bronx, police say. The boy, who may be non-verbal, dropped about 25 feet after falling through the window of a building on Bailey Avenue, at West 231st Street, in Kingsbridge around 7:10 p.m.


10 Dutchess Residents Charged With DWI In State Police Stops

Nearly two dozen motorists were removed from the roadway by New York State Police troopers recently for alleged impaired drivers. On Friday, April 12, State Police from Poughkeepsie arrested Sharon Y. Eady, 52, of Poughkeepsie, for Aggravated DWI, a misdemeanor, and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation,


Dutchess County Drive-Ins Announce Opening Day

The signs of Spring are starting to emerge here in the Hudson Valley. The sun is setting later in the evening, flowers and trees are starting to bud, and this week we got word that the ultimate sign of Spring is quickly approaching. According to updates on their respective Facebook pages, Overlook a


Lethal Carbon Monoxide Levels Found After NY Man Can't Wake Up Family; 6 Kids Among 11 Hospitalized

Nearly a dozen people were hospitalized, including a toddler and five other children, after becoming sickened in a two-family Westchester County home where lethal levels of carbon monoxide were found, authorities say.


New York state tax revenues plummet by $3.7 billion

New York state tax revenues fell by $3.7 billion, or 4.7 percent, last year — the largest collapse since the 9/11 attacks — but officials downplayed the significance. Trying to find a bright side, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said things could have been worse since a surge in collections last m


Dutchess County’s new “town center” underway

POUGHKEEPSIE – Officials from Eastdale Village, the new "town center" being developed on the east and west sides of Route 44 between the City of Poughkeepsie and Town of Pleasant Valley unveiled their commercial owner/tenant for the development created by Joe Kirchhoff, Christopher Dyson, and David


Video apparently shows shootout that injured NYPD officer, killed suspect in Washington Heights

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Video circulating on social media is believed to show the shootout between an NYPD officer and a suspect in Washington Heights. The incident was reported near West 187th Street and Wadsworth Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.


Dutchess County hosts mental health forums May 6-7

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — The Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health will host two public forums to seek community input about the needs of children living with emotional and/or chemical dependency issues, and adults living with mental health issues.


New Indictment Served To Ex-Cop In Dutchess Accused Of Killing Four

A new indictment has been filed against a former police officer in three Westchester municipalities and one in Dutchess who may face the death penalty after allegedly being involved in the murders of four men in Orange County in 2016.


Millionaire Liquor Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case; Alleged Bookkeeper Expected to Plead Guilty: Sources

The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. Clare Bronfman, the 39-year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, issued a tearful apology in court Friday as she admitted she h


New Bacon Store Hits Upstate New York

Bacon, bacon, bacon. It's truly the ingredients of happiness. In New York, a whole new store is dedicated to bacon. According to the Times Union, For the Love of Bacon is set to open in Rotterdam. This store is a short drive from CNY, within a hour or so. It will be affiliated with local Mariaville


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Cardi B rejects plea deal in Queens strip club melee

QUEENS — Rapper Cardi B rejected a plea deal over her alleged involvement in a fight at a Queens Strip club. The 26-year-old appeared in front of a judge at Queens Criminal Court Friday and rejected the offer to plead guilty to an A misdemeanor charge, in which she would have received a conditional


Spectrum reaches deal to stay in New York State

ALBANY, NY (WROC) - Charter Spectrum has reached a deal with New York it says will keep the cable company in New York State. Last year, the state's Public Service Commission sought to kick Spectrum out of New York and cancel its approval of the company merger with Time Warner after state officials s


Stations of the Cross Celebrated in Brewster

BREWSTER - Hundreds of Putnam’s newest residents from Guatemala, Ecuador, Peru, Mexico and Puerto Rico converged in downtown Brewster on Good Friday evening to celebrate a 2000-year tradition - the Stations of the Cross.


Officials: Pough­keepsie Officer From Viral Fight Acted "Ap­pro­pri­ately"

City of Poughkeepsie officals say the officer involved in a March incident that went viral was following protocol. City officials say the fight happened back on March 11, involving about 20 people fighting in the streets. Two people were arrested and charged with obstructing governmental administrat


Woman Attacked After Ex-Boyfriend Breaks Into Dutchess Home, Police Say

An out-of-state man was arrested for allegedly breaking into an ex-girlfriend's Town of Poughkeepsie home and attacking her while refusing to allow her to leave. Jan-Michael Mohan, 29, of Festorville-Trevose, Pennsylvania, was arrested on Monday, April 15, after the victim was able to leave the home


Police: Danbury Woman Injured When Sideswiped By Drag Racer

A young woman from Danbury suffered injuries after police say she was sideswiped by a Queens man who was allegedly drag racing with another vehicle on I-684. According to the Patch, New York State Police were dispatched to mile marker 22 northbound on I-684 near Rt. 116 in Purdys, where Troopers fou