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11 people, including children, overcome by carbon monoxide in Yonkers
YONKERS, New York (WABC) -- At least 11 people in two apartments were hospitalized after being overcome with carbon monoxide in Yonkers Friday morning. Police and firefighters responded to 27 Coyle Place just before 8:30 a.m. after a man returned home and said he could not wake his family.
Millionaire Liquor Heiress Pleads Guilty in NYC Sex Cult Case; Alleged Bookkeeper Expected to Plead Guilty: Sources
The heiress to the Seagram's liquor fortune has pleaded guilty to two charges in connection with the alleged NXIVM sex-trafficking cult case. Clare Bronfman, the 39-year-old daughter of late philanthropist and Seagram CEO Edgar Bronfman, issued a tearful apology in court Friday as she admitted she h
Woman Makes Sure 97-Year-Old Marine Who Died Alone Celebrated At Funeral
YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – When a decorated World War II veteran passed away quietly and without fanfare at a nursing home in Cortland Manor, he left behind no family.
Video apparently shows shootout that injured NYPD officer, killed suspect in Washington Heights
WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (WABC) -- Video circulating on social media is believed to show the shootout between an NYPD officer and a suspect in Washington Heights. The incident was reported near West 187th Street and Wadsworth Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats spreads to N.J., N.Y., Pa. Fatal case reported in Michigan.
An outbreak of listeria linked to sliced deli meats has spread to four states including New Jersey, and one person has died from the infection in Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Man Offered Woman A Ride, Then Tried To Kidnap Her
MOUNT KISCO, NY — Kyle Gregg of Cortlandt pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted kidnapping, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced. The victim was a woman walking on Route 117 in Mount Kisco in January.
California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison
The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.
New Bacon Store Hits Upstate New York
Bacon, bacon, bacon. It's truly the ingredients of happiness. In New York, a whole new store is dedicated to bacon. According to the Times Union, For the Love of Bacon is set to open in Rotterdam. This store is a short drive from CNY, within a hour or so. It will be affiliated with local Mariaville
Child airlifted to hospital after being struck by car on Long Island
SEAFORD, Long Island (WABC) -- A child was airlifted to the hospital in unknown condition after being struck by a car on Long Island Friday afternoon. It happened on Merrick Road at Washington Avenue in Seaford around 1:40 p.m.
Deal reached to keep Charter-Spectrum in New York state
NEW YORK (WKBW) — Charter-Spectrum and the state have reached a deal to keep the cable company up and running. Last year, the state moved to oust the cable company , claiming the company failed to serve customers and live up to promises.
Serial Burglar From Cortlandt Manor Sentenced For Multiple Break-Ins
A 28-year-old serial burglar has been sentenced after admitting to a string of burglaries in Westchester last summer. Cortlandt Manor resident Julian Montgomery has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of burglary last month following a string of burglaries i
Cardi B rejects plea deal in Queens strip club melee
QUEENS — Rapper Cardi B rejected a plea deal over her alleged involvement in a fight at a Queens Strip club. The 26-year-old appeared in front of a judge at Queens Criminal Court Friday and rejected the offer to plead guilty to an A misdemeanor charge, in which she would have received a conditional
N.J. man charged with arson attempt at St. Patrick’s Cathedral held for psychiatric evaluation at N.Y. hospital
The 37-year-old New Jersey man charged with attempted arson after police say he brought two gas containers, lighter fluid and lighters into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Wednesday night has been sent to Bellevue Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation, his attorney said Friday.
Katonah Man Faces DWI, Cannabis, License Charges in Southeast
New York State police in Troop K said they removed 20 impaired drivers from public roads over the April 13 weekend. Among them was a 28-year-old Katonah resident who police said resisted arrest.
Flash flood watch in effect as heavy rain expected to slam tri-state area
NEW YORK — As a warm front lifts through the region followed by a slow-moving cold front, thunderstorms and heavy rain is expected in the tri-state area Friday night into the weekend.
3 Found Shot in NYC Home Invasion, Police Say
Three people were shot, one of them critically, in an overnight home invasion in Queens, authorities said. Cops responded to the basement of a home on 200th Street in St. Albans shortly after midnight Friday and found the wounded trio. One man was shot in the back and was undergoing surgery early Fr
Cam’s Pizzeria chain founders charged with defrauding state of nearly $400K (report)
ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The husband and wife who founded the Cam’s Pizzeria pizza chain were indicted Thursday on 78 felony counts for tax fraud, grand larceny and other charges, according to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
N.Y. state population continues to decline
ALBANY (AP) — New numbers from the U.S. Census show New York state’s population continued to decline last year. According to figures released Thursday, the state’s total population dropped by more than 48,000 between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018, to a total of 19.5 million.
Upstate New York Dealing With Population Decline, Officials Concerned
It's become a common theme for upstate New York over the last several decades: More people moving out than moving in. "The Southern Tier is in the fastest state of decline. Northern New York, the Adirondacks, have been declining for quite a while. In the heart of New York, you see Chenango County lo
Accident on Newtown Road in Danbury
DANBURY — Emergency personnel responded to an accident on Newtown Road Friday afternoon. The crash occurred near Dunkin’ Donuts at 82 Newtown Road. Police were already on scene by the time dispatch got the call at 2:34 p.m.