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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


Sullivan County plans for measles prevention, education, and clinics

LIBERTY – In light of the ongoing measles outbreaks in New York City and Rockland County, Sullivan County is preparing for the summer months when there is a large influx of visitors and second-home owners.


'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.


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.


Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless receives funds

MONTICELLO, NY — The Knights of Columbus Council #14560 donated $1,500 to the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless (SCFH). The money will go toward repairing the federation’s parking lot. In a statement, the Knights of Columbus urged others to donate what they can to help revitalize the SCFH’


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


Local 445 workers OK two-year contract with Sullivan County

MONTICELLO — Workers in one of Sullivan County’s bargaining units overwhelmingly approved a two-year contract. Members of Teamsters Local 445 cast 394 votes in favor of the deal and 34 against, according to a news release from union representative Jerry Ebert.


Boy Scouts of America has 'perversion files' listing child molesters, law firm says

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A New York City law firm claims the Boys Scouts of America had so-called "perversion files" with names of thousands of alleged child molesters, including hundreds from our area.


Monticello man sentenced for felony gun possession

MONTICELLO – A Monticello man was sentenced in Sullivan County Court as a second felony offender to nine years in state prison and five years of post-release supervision for the illegal possession of a loaded and stolen handgun.


Sullivan County Takes Measles Precautions Ahead Of Summer Season

With ongoing measles outbreaks in Rockland County and New York City, Sullivan County is preparing for the summer months when there is a large influx of visitors and second homeowners.


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.


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.


Hero Easter Bunny in Viral Florida Bar Brawl Video Is Wanted in New Jersey

The Easter Bunny who hopped to the defense of a woman during a caught-on-camera brawl outside a Florida bar over the weekend is a 20-year-old man with a violent past who has an outstanding warrant out of New Jersey, officials say.


Ulster County Woman Attacks Man With Knife, Police Say

During the domestic dispute the woman also threw a vacuum into a television, as well as broke dishes. On Monday, at approximately 5:30 p.m. Saugerties Police responded to 3081 Route 9w in Glasco for a violent domestic dispute. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim who had sustained a knife wo


This 2,000-acre Catskills development site just hit the market for $22M

Lost Lake Resort in Sullivan County — which has approved plans for the largest subdivision ever approved in New York state — is seeking buyers. Josh Goldflam, co-founder of Manhattan-based Highcap Group, is marketing the property, which is asking $22 million.


Cuomo explains why he hasn’t spoken to transit chief in months

ALBANY– Gov. Andrew Cuomo insists the reason he hasn’t talked in months to subways chief Andy Byford is because he deals with higher-ups, not a “division chief.”. “Why haven’t I spoken to the New York City Transit head since January? I was in Albany negotiating the budget, doing the total reorganiza


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


Hudson Valley Woman Accused Of Stealing From Scouts

GOSHEN, NY — An Orange County woman was accused of stealing from the Boy Scouts. Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler said Monday that Kelley Zamenick , 43, of New Windsor, was arrested and charged with two counts of third-degree grand larceny and eight counts of first-degree falsifying


Farm scale inspection scheduled at Catskills Food Hub

LIBERTY – In preparation for the upcoming farmer’s market season, Catskills Food Hub will hold a group inspection for agricultural scales for farmers. Farmers can drop their scales off between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on May 3, 6, or before 12 p.m. on the 7th to get their scale inspected by Robert Hessinge


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.