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Poughkeepsie man indicted for murder in death of New Paltz woman in fatal crash in Lloyd

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> ThePoughkeepsie man responsible for the death of a New Paltz woman in a July 1 car crashon Route 299 in Lloyd demonstrated “depraved indifference to human life” and has been indicted for second-degree murder, the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-15 20:39:41

Male body found in Esopus Creek off state Route 28 in town of Ulster

TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. >> A male body was found early Wednesday in the Esopus Creek off state Route 28 and state police are investigating, Trooper Steven Nevel said.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-15 15:30:34

Woman Caught With Stolen Debit Card In Hudson Valley

Deputies with the Ulster County Sheriff's Office caught a Wappingers Falls woman using a stolen debit card.Photo Credit:Ulster County Sheriff's OfficeA 34-year-old Hudson Valley woman turned herself into police after she was allegedly caught on video using a stolen debit card.Jessica I. Mann of Wapp

DAILYVOICE.COM - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Regal Cinemas at Hudson Valley Mall closing on Thursday

Town of Ulster, N.Y. >> Regal Cinemas 12, the movie theater multiplex in the Hudson Valley Mall, will close Thursday, according to a sign at the theater.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-14 22:41:10

Hope Rocks Festival at Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex in Saugerties on Aug. 18, 19

The second annual Hope Rocks Festival, which seeks to bring attention to the issues of addiction, depression and suicide, will take place Saturday, Aug. 18, from noon to 9 p.m. and Sunday, Aug, 19, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex, Washington Avenue, Saugerties.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-15 18:41:56

Wappingers woman charged with grand larceny: police

A 34-year-old Wappingers Falls woman turned herself into police on Monday after she stole a debit card and withdrew money, according to theUlster County Sheriff's Office.Jessica l. Mann was identified by security footage at aPort Ewengas station where she allegedly used a stolen debit card on Wednes

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 17:35:00

Resorts World Catskills struggling financially: report

Resorts World Catskills, the $1 billion casino that opened in February, incurred a $58 million loss in the first six months of the year, including $37 million in the last three months.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 18:38:00

Highland man struck by police car in serious condition

Steven D. Wilson, 60 of Highland, is in serious condition at MidHudson Regional Hospital after being struck by a state police officer in a marked car in the Town of Lloyd, according to state police.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 21:06:00

Poughkeepsie man indicted in fatal Lloyd crash

Ryan Williams, 29, was indicted on second-degree murder, depraved indifference to human life, aggravated vehicular homicide, first-degree unlawful fleeing of a police officer, second-degree assault and first-degree aggravated operation of a motor vehicle, according to a press release from the office

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 21:29:00

Metro-North engineer William Rockefeller operated erratically before fatal crash: Lawyers

Sen. Charles Schumer, speaking at the Brewster train station, says the MTA is behind schedule in installing Positive Train Control to automatically stop a speeding train before it crashes, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.Tania Savayan/lohud

LOHUD.COM - 2018-08-15 11:00:00

Poughkeepsie man charged with robbery at Shop Rite | Police

Locket faces charges of second-degree robbery, felony; third-degree assault, misdemeanor; resisting arrest, misdemeanor.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 14:46:00

Kingston teacher pay among tops in state’s metro areas

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Kingston is one of three metropolitan areas in New York that with annual wages significantly above the national average for six teaching occupations, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-15 02:00:27

Overdose Awareness Day: Walkway event, others shine light without stigma

One lost her first grandson, her family’s shining light, who had been saved by rehab until one night, his last night, one year ago.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 11:00:00

Plattekill man charged with stealing $8,000 worth of copper piping from Lowe’s store in Highland

LLOYD, N.Y. >> A Plattekill man is accused of stealing about $8,000 worth of copper piping from the Lowe’s store in Highland, police said Tuesday.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-14 21:01:27

Metro-North engineer William Rockefeller operated erratically before fatal crash

Former Metro-North engineer William Rockefeller was operating his train erratically even before he fell asleep at the controls along a curve in the Bronx, killing four passengers in the deadliest derailment in the railroad’s history, attorneys for the commuter rail claim.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-15 11:00:00

State police officer in vehicle struck pedestrian: Police

The collision occurred around 6 a.m. when the officer was on patrol in the town of Lloyd on North Road near 9W, south of 299, police said.

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-08-14 18:15:00

Strong T-Storms Heading To Parts Of Mid-Hudson Valley

Strong thunderstorms are headed to Columbia, Dutchess and eastern Ulster counties Tuesday. At 2:43 p.m., radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Catskill to near Rhinebeck to Poughkeepsie to near Beacon. Movement was northeast at 30 mph.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 18:50:13

Settlement in kayak drowning case; fiancee did prison time

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — A lawsuit settlement has been reached in a New York kayak drowning after the victim's fiancee served prison time for criminally negligent homicide.The family of Vincent Viafore had filed a wrongful death lawsuit to prevent Angelika Graswald from collecting $491,000 from his

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2018-08-14 11:59:26

Man found with nearly 2 pounds of marijuana during Greene County traffic stop, state police charge

COXSACKIE, N.Y. >> A Long Island man who was allegedly transporting nearly two pounds of marijuana was arrested on the New York State Thruway after a traffic stop, state police said Tuesday.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-08-14 15:07:00

Case of rare but potentially serious tick-borne Powassan virus confirmed in Dutchess County

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> A case of the rare but potentially serious tick-borne Powassan virus has been confirmed in a Dutchess County resident, according to the Dutchess County Department of Behavioral and Community Health.