Girl Hit, Killed By School Bus In Hudson Valley Girl Hit, Killed By School Bus In Hudson Valley
Girl Hit, Killed By School Bus In Hudson Valley A young girl was hit and killed by a school bus in the Hudson Valley The incident took place in Rockland County around 11:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 16 in the area of S. Madison Ave., in Spring Valley, said the Spring Valley Police  According to Det. Yakov Polowin of the Spring Valley Police, police responded and found medical personnel already on the scene but the 5-year-old girl was pronounced dead.  Her identity has not yet been released. According to Yeshiva World News, the child will be buried Friday afternoon. This is the second fatal bus death within the past two weeks i…
Alert Issued For Mount Vernon 15-Year-Old Missing For Week Alert Issued For Mount Vernon 15-Year-Old Missing For Week
Alert Issued For Mount Vernon 15-Year-Old Missing For Week Authorities in Westchester are asking for the public's help in finding a 15-year-old girl who has been missing for a week.  An alert for Elle Torres, who was last seen on Friday, Feb. 9, was issued by the Mount Vernon Police Department on Friday, Feb. 16.  Torres, who suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, was last seen wearing a black coat, multicolored hoodie, blue jeans, and red, white, and black sneakers, police said. She is described as 5-foot-4 and 170 pounds.  Anyone who sees her is asked to call the department at 914-665-2510.  Click the Faceboo…
Man Nabbed For Stealing From Unlocked Cars In Westchester, Police Say Man Nabbed For Stealing From Unlocked Cars In Westchester, Police Say
Man Nabbed For Stealing From Unlocked Cars In Westchester, Police Say A man has been charged in connection with a string of thefts from unlocked vehicles in Westchester, police announced.  The suspect, Gary Greene, was arrested in connection with several larcenies from unlocked vehicles in Irvington, the village's police department announced on Wednesday, Feb. 14.  According to Irvington Police, Greene's arrest followed a string of incidents in which valuables had been stolen from vehicles left unlocked during the evening hours. More information about where and when these incidents occurred was not released.  Police did not release either Gree…
Filming To Take Place At Diner In Westchester, Cause Road Closure Filming To Take Place At Diner In Westchester, Cause Road Closure
Filming To Take Place At Diner In Westchester, Cause Road Closure Authorities are alerting residents of temporary road closures around a diner in Westchester that will be the scene of a filming event.  The "commercial entertainment filming event" will take place in the parking lot of the Townhouse Diner in North White Plains at 720 North Broadway (Route 22) on Friday, Feb. 16, North Castle Police announced.  More information about what the filming is for was not released.  Although the diner will remain open to customers during the filming, a section of Castle Heights Place next to the business will be temporarily closed during the da…
14-Year-Old Riding Motorbike Killed In Crash With Plow Truck In Hudson Valley 14-Year-Old Riding Motorbike Killed In Crash With Plow Truck In Hudson Valley
14-Year-Old Riding Motorbike Killed In Crash With Plow Truck In Hudson Valley A 14-year-old boy who was involved in a crash with a plow truck in the Hudson Valley has died from his injuries. The accident occurred in Rockland County around 2:50 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13 in the area of N. Liberty Drive and Wayne Avenue in Stony Point. According to Lt. Greg Becker, the teen was riding a motorbike when he collided with a privately owned plow truck. The victim was treated at the scene by Rockland Paramedics and Stony Point Ambulance Corp, and then transported to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, where he died on Wednesday, Feb. 14, Becker said. The operator…
4 Nabbed During Super Bowl Weekend Drunk Driving Enforcement Detail In Hudson Valley: Police 4 Nabbed During Super Bowl Weekend Drunk Driving Enforcement Detail In Hudson Valley: Police
4 Nabbed During Super Bowl Weekend Drunk Driving Enforcement Detail In Hudson Valley: Police A police enforcement detail conducted over Super Bowl weekend in the Hudson Valley resulted in several drunk driving arrests, authorities announced.  The enforcement detail was conducted in Putnam County by the Carmel Police Department and resulted in a total of four arrests on Saturday, Feb. 10, according to Carmel Police Lt. Michael Bodo. The first of the arrests resulted from an incident that began around 1 a.m. when a Carmel Police officer responded to a two-car crash in the area of 1350 Route 6. An investigation eventually determined that one of the drivers, 73-year-old Anton Anto…
Update: Man Faces New Charges In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Community Leader In Westchester Update: Man Faces New Charges In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Community Leader In Westchester
Update: Man Faces New Charges In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Community Leader In Westchester A 42-year-old man has been hit with new charges in connection with the hit-run death of a beloved community leader in Westchester.  Brooklyn resident Antonio Robles-Sanchez was indicted for the hit-run death of 65-year-old Stephanie Kavourias that happened in Hartsdale in August 2023, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Thursday, Feb. 15.  Earlier Report - Woman Killed In Hit-Run Hartsdale Crash Was Beloved Community Leader According to the DA's Office, around 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26, Robles-Sanchez drove his Dodge Ram t…
Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester
Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester A worker who was injured at a construction site in Westchester had to be carefully rescued by crane, fire officials said. The incident happened on Wednesday, Feb. 14 in White Plains, when a worker suffered an injury on the top deck of a construction site at 200 Hamilton Ave., according to White Plains fire officials. To get the worker safely down to ground level, rescue crews used an emergency personnel bucket with a crane to lower them down. The operation proved to be a tricky one, as 35 to 40-mile-per-hour winds threatened to spin the basket. To prevent this, crews tied tag lines to the b…
29-Year-Old From Connecticut Focus Of Netflix Documentary On His Mom's Mysterious Death On Boat 29-Year-Old From Connecticut Focus Of Netflix Documentary On His Mom's Mysterious Death On Boat
29-Year-Old From Connecticut Focus Of Netflix Documentary On His Mom's Mysterious Death On Boat A 29-year-old from Connecticut who was accused of killing his mother and grandfather is the focus of a new Netflix documentary on the mysterious deaths.  Netflix said earlier this month the documentary will explore the mysteries surrounding Middlesex County native Nathan Carman, of Middletown, who was accused of killing his mother Linda Carman while on a fishing trip in 2016, and his grandfather, John Chakalos. three years earlier in 2013. Carman, who died while in police custody last year, allegedly killed his mother while fishing off the coast of Rhode Island on the family boat.…
Support Pours In After Fire Leaves Westchester Home Uninhabitable, Injures Family Cat Support Pours In After Fire Leaves Westchester Home Uninhabitable, Injures Family Cat
Support Pours In After Fire Leaves Westchester Home Uninhabitable, Injures Family Cat A family is asking for help following a house fire in Westchester that left their home uninhabitable and caused their cat to be hospitalized. The blaze happened on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 4 at a White Plains residence located on Hall Avenue, according to White Plains fire officials. Arriving crews discovered that the fire began in the basement and had spread to the first and second floors. Firefighters were able to stop flames from reaching the attic and knocked the blaze out without any injuries, officials said. In the weeks since the fire though, the impacted family, which is no long…
New 'Evocative' Mural To Adorn Waterfront In Westchester, Feature Augmented Reality Component New 'Evocative' Mural To Adorn Waterfront In Westchester, Feature Augmented Reality Component
New 'Evocative' Mural To Adorn Waterfront In Westchester, Feature Augmented Reality Component A busy waterfront in Westchester will soon be beautified by a new mural that will bring both vibrant color and an augmented reality component brought to life by smartphones.  A new mural titled "We The People" by artist CJ Priester will be installed at the Yonkers Waterfront on the MTA retaining wall directly in front of the Yonkers Riverfront Library, Yonkers Arts announced. The art installation will showcase Yonkers as a community that features a "diverse melting pot," according to the organization.  "This evocative piece reflects the unique spirit and diverse cultural tapestry…
Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Westchester Crashes After Super Bowl: Police Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Westchester Crashes After Super Bowl: Police
Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Westchester Crashes After Super Bowl: Police A man and woman both face drunk driving charges in connection to two separate crashes in Northern Westchester that occurred after the Super Bowl, police announced. The two crashes both happened in Yorktown on Sunday night, Feb. 11, and early Monday morning, Feb. 12, Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, Feb. 14.  The first of the incidents happened on Sunday around 11 p.m., when a vehicle left the scene of a crash in the area of Crossways Road, according to the department. Responding officers were able to get a description of the vehicle and found it on Barger Street. Police then tr…