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Monticello man accused of sexually abusing 12-year-old girl in Woodridge

WOODRIDGE - A Monticello man was charged with sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl, Woodridge village police reported Tuesday. Police said their investigation began when the girl's mother reported she discovered inappropriate text messages between her daughter and Ramon Luke Figueroa, 55, of Monticel


Courtroom erupts after man found guilty in fatal crash

GOSHEN - A jury convicted a New Windsor man on Thursday of criminally negligent homicide in the car-crash death of 25-year-old Ashley Martinez, acquitting him of the top count, vehicular manslaughter, and drugged-driving charges. Gregory Cardona, 28, now faces up to two to four years in prison on th

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-21 17:43:18

Newburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin Possession

Tysha Stevens GOSHEN - Tysha Stevens, 23, of the City of Newburgh, pled guilty to Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree, in connection with his possession on Feb. 11, 2018, of over seven ounces of heroin. Stevens faces an agreed-on sentence of ten years in prison when he


Middletown man, woman indicted on cocaine, pot charges

GOSHEN - An Orange County grand jury on Wednesday indicted a Middletown man and woman on charges they possessed more than four ounces of cocaine and more than a pound of marijuana. Freddie Lopez, 28, and Chaniyah Ocasio, 21, were each indicted on felony counts of second- and third-degree criminal po

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-21 23:20:11

Ulster task force makes 28 arrests on drug, weapon charges

Twenty-eight men and women have been arrested over a three-week span as the result of a multi-month series of investigations conducted by URGENT, Ulster County's task force to combat gang violence and drug trafficking, according to a joint press release from Ulster Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum and Ulste

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 17:25:17

Police kill gunman who took over Panera Bread in Princeton

A man who entered a Princeton Panera Bread with a gun Tuesday morning was shot dead by police after a five-hour standoff, the Attorney General's office said. Gunshots were heard at the scene around 3:30 p.m., and NBC reported that a state police officer had fired his weapon. Peter Aseltine, a spoke

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 21:39:35

Saudi Arabia's crown prince reportedly bragged about having Jared Kushner 'in his pocket' after being told classified information meant for Trump

Rosie Perper, provided by Published 9:47 pm, Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Jared Kushner reportedly discussed classified information obtained from the President's Daily Brief with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who then bragged that he had Kushner "in his pocket."The top secret infor

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-22 01:47:48

Middletown Cocaine, Crack Dealer Sentenced

WHITE PLAINS - Collyer Goodman, a/k/a "West," was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in supplying at least 14 other drug dealers with cocaine and crack cocaine in Middletown. According to Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Goodman was conv


Winter storm warning for Orange County, advisories for Sullivan and Ulster counties

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Orange County, and winter weather advisories for Sullivan and Ulster counties. Snow will begin this morning and become heavier and more steady by the afternoon. The high temperature will be around 32, but northeast winds of 13 to 18

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-21 11:36:31

Guilty Verdict in Fatal Wallkill Car Crash Case

GOSHEN - Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced that Gregory Cardona, 28, of New Windsor, was convicted of Criminally Negligent Homicide after a jury trial before Orange County Court Judge Robert H. Freehill, in connection with the August 2016 death of a woman who died when Cardo


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

Man gets 10-year sentence in Middletown drug-trafficking case

Collyer Goodman was sentenced in federal court on Monday to 10 years in prison for his role in supplying drugs to at least 14 other dealers in Middletown. Goodman, also known as "West," was one of 15 charged in 2016 with conspiring to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine in and around Orange County.


Saudi crown prince soaks in Trump's praise as US tour opens

WASHINGTON (AP) - At 32 years old, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman controls a vast fortune, a well-heeled military and the future of a nation in the throes of sweeping economic and social change. His ambitious bid to remake Saudi Arabia received a ringing endorsement Tuesday from President Do

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 18:44:43

Man charged with shooting brother to remain behind bars without bail

GOSHEN - A judge on Monday ordered that a Town of Blooming Grove man remain behind bars without bail on charges he shot and killed his brother. George Bawn, 38, was arraigned Monday in Orange County Court on an indictment charging him with second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter and felony g


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


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


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


Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t


Ulster Man Charged with Drug Possession

Photo: UCSO KINGSTON - Members of the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team (U.R.G.E.N.T.) report the arrest of an Ulster man for drug possession. On March 16, 2018 at about 7:30 p.m., members of URGENT and the Ulster County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit executed a search warrant of a residence


Man arrested on way to mail marijuana

Morales MONTICELLO - A Wurtsboro man has been arrested after he was stopped for a traffic violation and told an Ulster County Sheriff's deputy that he was on the way to the post office to mail a package of marijuana. Hector Morales, Jr., 42, who was stopped in the Village of Ellenville, was taken