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Zak Failla

Content Producer zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Equal parts Lois Lane, J. Jonah Jameson and Vicki Vale, Zak! has traveled from coast-to-coast covering small and big town community news in both in print and online for nearly a decade since his graduation from the award-winning Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in 2010.

Before settling into the Hudson Valley, Zak! previously spent time in the New York Daily News newsroom and worked for hyperlocal digital news outlets on Long Island. He wrote sports for The Ithacan and The Ithaca Journal before taking his talents to the Pacific Northwest, where he served as the sports editor at the Shoshone News-Press until heading back east to work with Daily Voice.

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Drunk Woman Stopped On I-87 Had BAC Three Times Legal Limit, Police Say

    Drunk Woman Stopped On I-87 Had BAC Three Times Legal Limit, Police Say

    A New York State Police traffic stop on I-87 in the area led to the arrest of a woman who was allegedly driving with a blood alcohol content nearly triple the legal limit, police said.Troopers on patrol on I-87 in Newburgh at approximately 9:15 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16 stopped Washington, New Jersey, resident Stacey Kratochvil, when she committed a vehicle and traffic ...

  2. Alert Issued For Wanted Long Island Man

    Alert Issued For Wanted Long Island Man

    Have you seen him?An alert has been issued for a suspect who allegedly violated the terms of his court-ordered probation and is now wanted.Titus Green, 27, of East Rockaway, is wanted by police in Nassau County on a violation of probation charge after he allegedly violated the court-ordered conditions. Green was released following his arrest and later failed to appear for court ...

  3. Woman Wanted For Stealing Nearly $1K In Items At Long Island Louis Vuitton Store

    Woman Wanted For Stealing Nearly $1K In Items At Long Island Louis Vuitton Store

    Police investigators on Long Island are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to locate a woman who stole nearly $1,000 in merchandise from a Louis Vuitton store twice during a three-week stretch.Suffolk County Crime Stoppers has offered a reward for information leading to the arrest of a woman who was caught on camera stealing items from the Louis Vuitton location in the Walt ...

  4. NY Officials Warn Of Rise In Flu Cases

    NY Officials Warn Of Rise In Flu Cases

    Cases of the flu are on the rise throughout New York State, as flu season kicks into high gear.Statewide, during the week ending on Saturday, Jan.11, cases of the flu statewide have risen by 10 percent over the previous week, with 11,051 cases reported by New Yorkers.The flu has been categorized by the New York Department of Health as "widespread" for the seventh consecutive ...

  5. Alert Issued For Wanted Area Man

    Alert Issued For Wanted Area Man

    An alert has been issued for a wanted man in Orange County who has a warrant out for his arrest.The Town of Newburgh Police Department is attempting to locate Nicholas Fox, 30, who was arrested in connection with a larceny that took place in September 2018.According to police, Fox later failed to appear in court to respond to the charge and a bench warrant was issued by the court.Police ...

  6. New York DEA Investigator Tried To Entice 14-Year-Old Boy To Have Sex, Feds Say

    New York DEA Investigator Tried To Entice 14-Year-Old Boy To Have Sex, Feds Say

    A former Drug Enforcement Administration investigator is facing charges for allegedly attempting to use child pornography to entice a minor to have sex with him.Frederick Scheinin, 29, of Sunnyside, Queens, was arrested and charged with one count of attempted production of child pornography, and one count of attempted enticement of a minor after attempting to lure his alleged ...

  7. Man Wanted For Stealing $300 Vacuum From Long Island Target

    Man Wanted For Stealing $300 Vacuum From Long Island Target

    Police investigators on Long Island are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man who allegedly shoplifted from an area Target location, police said.An alert was issued by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers as they attempt to track down a suspect who allegedly stole a Dyson vacuum from Target on Pond Path at approximately 12:20 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3.The vacuum had a ...

  8. Long Island Man Wanted For Violating Probation

    Long Island Man Wanted For Violating Probation

    Have you seen him?Police issued an alert for a man wanted for violating the conditions of his probation last year.Matthew Goodrich, 28, is wanted by the Nassau County Police Department after being arrested and charged with violation of probation. He later failed to appear in court to answer the charges against him and a warrant was issued for his arrest.Investigators described Goodrich ...

  9. Area Nursing Home Operator  Admits To Embezzlement, Tax Offenses

    Area Nursing Home Operator Admits To Embezzlement, Tax Offenses

    A former nursing home operator in Fairfield County admitted to embezzlement and multiple tax offenses as part of a multi-million-dollar scheme.Chaim Stern, 71, of Flushing, pleaded guilty in Bridgeport federal court to embezzlement and tax offenses related to his operation of nursing homes in Bridgeport and Waterbury.Stern was the principal operator of the Bridgeport Health Care Center ...

  10. Woman Wanted For Stealing $600 Worth Of Items From Long Island Supermarket

    Woman Wanted For Stealing $600 Worth Of Items From Long Island Supermarket

    An alert has been issued by police investigators on Long Island as they attempt to locate a woman who allegedly stole hundreds of dollars from an area grocery store.Suffolk County Crime Stoppers released a surveillance photo of a woman who allegedly stole approximately $600 from Stop & Shop on Montauk Highway in Shirley in November.Police said that the alleged theft happened at ...

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