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Poughkeepsie fugitive had counterfeit credit cards, driver's licenses: Police

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Poughkeepsie woman wanted in the state of Georgia was charged with eight counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree after being stopped by state police in the Town of Wappinger. On Monday at approximately 2:50 p.m. state police sto

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 14:38:01

Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 10:55:25

Snow alert: Up to 8 inches possible for Wednesday

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The first full day of spring on Wednesday could bring up to 8 inches of snow. That's according to Tom Wasula, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Albany. Spring is scheduled to start at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. But anyone who thought the change of seas

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 22:17:05

Saugerties bank robber is granted parole, could be freed next month

One of the people involved in an April 2012 robbery spree that ended with a heist at Sawyer Savings Bank in Saugerties has been granted parole and could be released as soon as April 11, according to the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. The release of John B. Streb Jr., 33,

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-03-19 04:00:00

Handgun, fentanyl, cash recovered with search warrant

A 33-year-old City of Poughkeepsie man is due in court Thursday following his arrest on felony drug and weapon charges, according to officials. The Dutchess County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on March 16 at a residence on Academy Street in the City of Poughkeepsie. The warrant followed

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 23:26:22

Ulster police say Kingston man was driving stolen vehicle

ULSTER - A Kingston man is facing a charge of possessing stolen property after Town of Ulster police said he was found driving a stolen vehicle last week. Town police stopped the vehicle, which had been reported stolen to Kingston police, shortly before 9:30 p.m. Thursday on Route 32. The driver, Na

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-20 13:13:56

Kingston students won't face discipline for leaving school during national walkout

KINGSTON - Kingston High School students who took an anti-gun violence protest outside the approved program last week will not face discipline, according to Superintendent Paul Padalino. About 1,800 Kingston students took part in the national student walkout Wednesday, and "a small percentage" took

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-20 01:59:04

Newburgh pizzeria sued for wage theft

CITY OF NEWBURGH - A longtime cook for a City of Newburgh pizzeria is suing his former bosses in federal court, alleging that they failed to pay him overtime during the decade-plus that he worked there. Marlon Aguirre alleges that he worked as much as 80 hours a week for Stella's Pizzeria at 283 Bro

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-19 15:12:34

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Kingston couple charged with endangering welfare of child

ULSTER - The Ulster County Sheriff's office charged a Kingston couple with endangering the welfare of their child. According to the sheriff's office, deputies were attempting to serve an arrest warrant at a Town of Ulster residence on Saturday afternoon. While there, they found Candace S. Minervini,


Ulster Arrests 3 For Welfare Fraud

From Ulster County: Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that three arrests were made under the County's "Zero Tolerance" Anti-Fraud, Waste and Abuse Program. "Every stolen taxpayer dollar is money that cannot go to help someone truly in need and by stopping Welfare fraud and abuse we can sa


Auto crash on Route 9 in Poughkeepsie under investigation

Here are some facts about car crashes in New York State. Information from New York State DMV, data from 2014 (the most recent available data). Video by Jordan Fenster/lohud Wochit The Arlington Fire District was at the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the Town of Poughkeepsie today, Fire Chief


Police investigate shooting threat at Poughkeepsie High School

City of Poughkeepsie police detectives are at Poughkeepsie High School investigating an unconfirmed social media post about a possible school shooting, Sgt. Brian Cronk of the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department said. A Poughkeepsie Middle School student alerted officials to the post about a poss


Wanted: Man charged in Pleasant Valley domestic incident

A man with ties to Hyde Park and the surrounding area is wanted by authorities on a warrant stemming from a "domestic incident." Matthew M. Dabros is wanted by state police and the Town of Pleasant Valley Court on charges of felony second-degree burglary, along with the misdemeanors of third-degree


City of Poughkeepsie police looking for information on spray paint vandalism of vehicles

City of Poughkeepsie police are looking for information on reports of spray paint damage to vehicles in the area of Worrall Avenue, Fountain Place and Forbus Street. Police began receiving calls about the damage at around 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, according to a city police press release. There were re


Russia vows to expel UK envoys in spy poisoning dispute

LONDON (AP) - Russia will "certainly" expel British diplomats in a tit-for-tat response to Britain's decision to send 23 Russians home over the poisoning of a former spy, Russia's foreign minister said Thursday. Sergey Lavrov, speaking in remarks carried by the RIA Novosti news agency, said the move


Ulster County woman charged with DWI

LLOYD - A Highland woman is due in town court next week to face a charge of felony drunk driving. Town police said Kourtaney E. Grillo-Barrington, 23, of Highland, was stopped on Milton Avenue in Highland for traffic violations on Wednesday last week. She was charged with driving while intoxicated,


4 fatally shot, including child, in Brownsville, Brooklyn apartment

Four people were found fatally shot in an apartment in Brownsville, Brooklyn Wednesday morning. The victims were found in an apartment on Thatford Avenue just after 5 a.m. One of the victims is said to be a child. Police are preliminarily investigating the deaths as a triple murder suicide. Four peo


Newburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Fentanyl

Damion Jackson GOSHEN - A Newburgh man pled guilty on March 13, 2018 to Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree for having sold fentanyl on Jan. 4, 2017. Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler said Damion Jackson, a/k/a "Toto", age 36, of Newburgh, pleaded guilty before O


Police: Hudson Valley Man Stole $11,000 from Home Depot, Staples

A Hudson Valley man is accused of stealing over $11,000 in merchandise from two Dutchess County businesses. On Monday, New York State Police from Rhinebeck arrested 52-year-old Dennis Morgan of Hyde Park for grand larceny, a felony. In December of 2017, New York State Police began an investigation i