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  1. Beware Of Holiday Porch Pirates, Westchester

    Beware Of Holiday Porch Pirates, Westchester

    There is no faster way to ruin the holidays for online shoppers than to have "porch pirates" steal their packages.That's why police across the state are warning residents to be prepared for their deliveries and to make arrangements beforehand."It's a tough time of year to keep your packages safe," said East Fishkill Police Chief Kevin Keefe. He suggests purchasing an ...

  2. Ready For A Wild Ride? Mid-Hudson Civic Center Seeks Zamboni Driver

    Ready For A Wild Ride? Mid-Hudson Civic Center Seeks Zamboni Driver

    What could be a better job than zooming around the ice all day as a Zamboni driver?Well, if you happen to be unemployed and have always dreamed of doing just that, the Mid-Hudson Civic Center is looking for one, no experience needed.Of course, there are a few strings attached. The employment advertisement says the person would have to travel to their  Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, and ...

  3. Body Found At Reservation In Westchester

    Body Found At Reservation In Westchester

    A 35-year-old man was found dead at a reservation in Westchester early Friday morning.The man, who was staying at the Volunteers of America homeless shelter on the Grassland Reservation in Valhalla, was found around 4 a.m. after leaving the facility, according to Kieran O'Leary, spokesman for the Westchester County Police.The unidentified man was found around 4 a.m. in a residential ...

  4. Hudson Valley Woman's $20M KFC Lawsuit Dismissed

    Hudson Valley Woman's $20M KFC Lawsuit Dismissed

    A lawsuit filed by a Dutchess County woman who sued KFC because there wasn't enough chicken in her $20 “Fill-Up” bucket, has been dismissed by U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.Ann Wurtzburger of Hopewell Junction sued the company in October 2016 for $20 million for false advertising.The basis for her suit, she told Daily Voice, was not the food, but false ...

  5. 18 Nabbed In Massive Hudson Valley Drug Bust

    18 Nabbed In Massive Hudson Valley Drug Bust

    A massive multi-agency narcotics operation in the City of Poughkeepsie has led to 18 arrests and safer streets, according to the city, state and county police officials.Dubbed "Operation PK Pick Up," the operation also led to a plethora of drugs, numerous handguns, and about $25,000 over two days earlier this week, said Det. Lt. Matt Clark."Drug dealers and violent ...

  6. Police Search For Armed Suspect In Pair Of Poughkeepsie Store Robberies

    Police Search For Armed Suspect In Pair Of Poughkeepsie Store Robberies

    City of Poughkeepsie police are asking for the public's help in identifying two men, one of whom may have been involved in two store robberies.The first robbery took place on Nov. 11 at the store located at the intersection of Mansion Street and Winnikee Avenue by a man armed with a handgun, said Det. Lt. Matt Clark.During the robbery, the man entered the store, pulled out the gun and ...

  7. Hudson Valley HS Student Charged With Making Terrorist Threat

    Hudson Valley HS Student Charged With Making Terrorist Threat

    A 17-year-old high school student in the Hudson Valley has been charged with making a terrorist threat after posting statements on social media about shooting students.Elijha A Bonet, who attends FDR High School, was arrested Tuesday by Town of Hyde Park Police after the department received information from a concerned citizen that he made statements on social media about shooting ...

  8. IDs Released For Drivers Involved In Fatal Mid-Hudson Bridge Crash

    IDs Released For Drivers Involved In Fatal Mid-Hudson Bridge Crash

    This story has been updated. An investigation into the crash that closed the Mid-Hudson Bridge for hours and killed a 90-year-old Poughkeepsie resident could take several weeks, according to the Town of Lloyd Police.The crash, which occurred midspan around 10:40 a.m., Tuesday, happened after Arthur Scea, driving a 2003 Toyota SUV,  veered into the oncoming lane and hit a 2014 ...

  9. Two Suffer Life-Threatening Injuries In Westchester Crash

    Two Suffer Life-Threatening Injuries In Westchester Crash

    New details have been released after two people suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash on I-95 in the Village of Mamaroneck.The three-vehicle crash took place around 1:13 a.m., Wednesday, on southbound I-95, near mile marker 10.2 in Mamaroneck, when two people, in separate vehicles, were hit by a tractor-trailer, said New York State Police Trooper Michael Cassella.According to ...

  10. Armed Suspects In Stolen Lexus, Infiniti Ram Police Cruisers In Westchester

    Armed Suspects In Stolen Lexus, Infiniti Ram Police Cruisers In Westchester

    A call from a concerned resident about a suspicious car led to a large manhunt in Westchester that included helicopters with infra-red cameras and K-9 dogs, and a crash into two Rye Police cars by the suspects, prompting a school district lockout, according to Rye Police Commissioner Michael Corcoran.The incident began around 2:45 a.m., Wednesday on Johnson Place near the Greenhaven ...

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