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Wrong-way driver involved in 4-car crash on Westchester County highway

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New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage

NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping


Man Intentionally Runs Over Family of 7 Twice at Rockland County, NY Gas Station

Rockland County, NY — A man reportedly plowed his car into a 7-Eleven Wednesday, striking a family of seven, including five children intentionally. The crime scene is in Haverstraw — on Central Highway.


Kiryas Joel Annexation Plan Brings Increased Value to Upstate NY Housing Market

The annexation plan in upstate New York’s Kiryas Joel continues moving forward, and it now looks like it’s bringing an increase in value to the housing market, Vos Iz Neais News reports. In fact, the value could double.


Several People Struck by Vehicle Outside Rockland County 7-Eleven; Some 'Serious Injuries': Police

A family of seven, including a baby and four other children, were struck by a vehicle in front of a 7-Eleven store in Rockland County Wednesday, resulting in some serious injuries, police said.


Lincoln Whistle-Stop Remembrance A Success

PEEKSKILL, NY — Located by Peekskill Bay on the east bank of the Hudson River, the Lincoln Depot Museum is a 19th century freight and passenger rail depot where President-elect Abraham Lincoln stopped to greet New Yorkers on Feb. 19, 1861 during his inaugural train ride between Springfield, Illinois


School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing in New Jersey

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest.


This Local Music Maestro Has Worked With Leonard Cohen, Whitney Houston, and Bette Midler

You may not recognize his name or his face, but John Lissauer — and his Westchester estate — have some serious music industry chops. “At 19 and still in school, he started his career arranging for Al Jarreau, whom he had discovered playing at a little club in San Francisco. ”


Police: DWI Crompond Man Driving Without Headlights On Runs Red Light

A man was arrested for alleged impaired driving after being busted driving through a red light with no headlights on, police said. Crompond resident Edinson-Mauro Merino-Meza, 41, was stopped by an officer shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, when he drove past a Yorktown police officer on Rou


Police official: ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett is now a suspect; detectives presenting case to grand jury

CHICAGO — Police official: “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett is now a suspect and detectives are presenting case to grand jury. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


Cops investigate homicide at Rockland County home

RAMAPO, N.Y. — Authorities are investigating a homicide at a Rockland County home, police said Wednesday. The Ramapo Police Department arrived at a residence in the vicinity of Northbrook and East Eckerson roads in the Hillcrest section of Ramapo, the police said in a Facebook post.


Today's Family & Kids Activities in Westchester-Feb 19

There's so much to do in Westchester! Take a look below at today's events. Whether your child is a fan of animals, art, museums, or the great outdoors, we've got something for your family. Looking ahead to the weekend or some vacation time? Check out the NY Metro Parents' calendar!!


Two Dutchess Residents Charged With DWI In State Police Stops

Several area residents were among 11 taken off the road over the weekend for alleged impaired driving. On Friday, Feb. 15, State Police troopers from Brewster arrested Jose M. Lopez Gonzalez, 38, of Mount Kisco, for Aggravated DWI Leandra’s Law, a felony, and Endangering the welfare of a Child, a mi


Man stabbed to death in Rockland County home; Suspect arrested in Boston

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Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history

CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."


Zombie Deer Disease In New York State

There is a disease spreading through deer that makes them zombie like and emaciated. It has affected deer in twenty four states including New York. It's official name is Chronic Wasting Disease but it is also called zombie deer disease. It is an illness that has been found in deer across twenty four


1 Pound Of Pot Found During Traffic Stop: NYSP

WOODBURY, NY — State police arrested a Wappingers Falls woman after a traffic violation and accused her of having more than a pound of marijuana. Troopers stopped a vehicle being driven by Lindsey A. Abrams, 29, of Wappingers Falls, around 2:15 a.m. Feb 19 on I-87 in the Town of Woodbury.


Manhunt For Suspect After Body Found In Rockland

Police are on the hunt for a suspect allegedly responsible for the murder of a man on Northbrook Road in Hillcrest. The Ramapo Police department said it is investigating a homicide early Wednesday in a residence on Northbrook Road between East Eckerson Road and Sherman Drive. The road is presently c


Putnam Man Charged With Drug Possession Had Suspended License, Sheriff Says

A Putnam man who is facing drug charges after police stopped his vehicle was allegedly driving with a suspended license, the Putnam County Sheriff says. Thursday, Feb. 14 around 11 a.m., police initiated a traffic stop after observing a vehicle commit a series of traffic violations on Haviland Drive


Family – including baby – struck by vehicle at Rockland County 7-11

HAVERSTRAW, NY — Seven members of a family were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after an angry driver struck them twice, officials said. The father of the family argued with the driver and asked him to stop smoking, officials said. Early indications are that the driver then intentionally struck the