Injured Construction Worker Rescued From 6th Floor Of Building Under Demolition In Westchester Injured Construction Worker Rescued From 6th Floor Of Building Under Demolition In Westchester
Injured Construction Worker Rescued From 6th Floor Of Building Under Demolition In Westchester A construction worker was rescued from the sixth floor of a vacant building under demolition in Westchester after suffering an injury and becoming stuck.  The rescue happened on Wednesday, June 19 around 11:15 a.m., when a construction worker suffered a leg injury on the sixth floor of the old United Hospital property at 999 High St. in Port Chester, according to the village's fire department.  Crews soon arrived at the vacant 12-story building and were able to place the worker in a stokes basket and lower them safely to the ground. The worker was then taken to a nearby hospital w…
Former Employee Caught Trying To Steal Copper From Westchester Business, Police Say Former Employee Caught Trying To Steal Copper From Westchester Business, Police Say
Former Employee Caught Trying To Steal Copper From Westchester Business, Police Say A 43-year-old man faces a felony burglary charge after allegedly trying to steal copper from his former employer in Westchester, police said. New Rochelle resident James Hoch, age 43, was arrested on Wednesday, June 19 in connection with a burglary at a New Rochelle business earlier in the same day, New Rochelle Police announced. According to the department, at around 1:10 a.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to a burglary report at Richie Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning at 91 Plain Ave. after the owner saw a suspect trying to steal copper from the property on their Ring camera. …
24-Year-Old Man Nabbed With Stolen, Car, Debit Card After Stealing Bike In Westchester: Police 24-Year-Old Man Nabbed With Stolen, Car, Debit Card After Stealing Bike In Westchester: Police
24-Year-Old Man Nabbed With Stolen, Car, Debit Card After Stealing Bike In Westchester: Police A 24-year-old man faces a long list of charges after allegedly stealing a bicycle from a Westchester home, leading to officers catching him with a stolen vehicle and debit card, police announced.  The events leading up to the arrest began on Monday, June 10 just before 8 a.m., when a victim reported a man entering his Mamaroneck home on South Barry Avenue and stealing a bicycle, according to the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department.  The victim then gave officers a description of the suspect, which they used to find and arrest him. The man, identified as Bronx resident Yaser Ga…
25-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Victim Outside Bar In Northern Westchester 25-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Victim Outside Bar In Northern Westchester
25-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Victim Outside Bar In Northern Westchester An investigation has led to the arrest of a man in connection to a stabbing outside a bar in Northern Westchester. New York State Police say the suspect, Luis F. Contreras Paredes, age 25, of Peekskill, engaged in a physical altercation and stabbed the victim in Cortlandt on Crompond Road (Route 202) outside of My Second House Bar. on Wednesday, May 29. Paredes was charged with assault in the second degree, a Class D felony. Contreras Paredes was turned over to the custody of Westchester County Corrections for an active, unrelated arrest warrant.
Duo Caught At Train Station After Robbing Bank In Westchester Duo Caught At Train Station After Robbing Bank In Westchester
Duo Caught At Train Station After Robbing Bank In Westchester A man and a woman were apprehended at a train station in connection with a robbery at a bank in Westchester, police announced.  The robbery happened on Thursday, June 20 just before 9:30 a.m., when the Chase Bank at 875 Saw Mill River Rd. (Route 9A) in Ardsley set off a hold-up alarm. After receiving a call from Chase Security, officers from the Village of Ardsley Police Department were at the scene in less than a minute, the department said. Responding officers confirmed that a robbery happened and got a description of the suspect, who was reported to be a Hispanic man with a firearm.…
Discovery Of Mortar Shell Prompts Evacuation At Hudson Valley Construction Site Discovery Of Mortar Shell Prompts Evacuation At Hudson Valley Construction Site
Discovery Of Mortar Shell Prompts Evacuation At Hudson Valley Construction Site A hazardous device team was called to a Hudson Valley property after a mortar shell was found during excavation work.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Monday, June 17, when a caller performing excavation work at a Philipstown property on Juniper Hill Road reported the discovery of an unexploded mortar shell under some rocks, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Wednesday, June 19. A responding sheriff's deputy then removed all workers from the area and called for the Westchester County Police Hazardous Devices Unit to help remove the mortar.  Eventually, the …
Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say
Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say A 25-year-old man faces an assault charge after allegedly stabbing a victim outside of a bar in Northern Westchester, police announced. Peekskill resident Luis Contreras Paredes was arrested on Wednesday, May 29 in connection with an assault that happened outside of the My Second House Bar in Cortlandt at 2141 Crompond Rd., New York State Police announced on Friday, June 21.  According to police, Contreras Paredes was involved in a physical fight outside the establishment and stabbed a victim.  He was later charged with second-degree assault and turned over to the …
Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police
Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police A Connecticut man was killed in a New York crash after allegedly speeding in the opposite lane of traffic and striking another vehicle before hitting a tree, police announced.  The crash happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, June 19 just before noon, when two cars collided on Route 311 just south of Caroline Drive in the town of Patterson, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. Arriving Sheriff's deputies found both an Infiniti on the shoulder of the road as well as an Acura that had hit a tree.  The Infiniti's driver, a 35-year-old Patterson woman, told authorities t…
Building Partially Collapses In Westchester With People Inside, Causes Road Closures Building Partially Collapses In Westchester With People Inside, Causes Road Closures
Building Partially Collapses In Westchester With People Inside, Causes Road Closures This story has been updated. Two people were taken to a hospital after being evacuated from a Westchester building that partially collapsed.  The incident happened on Friday, June 21 just before 11 a.m. at 9 North Broadway in Yonkers, Yonkers Police announced around 11:40 a.m.  Arriving first responders found that a floor and wall on the building's first floor had collapsed into the basement below.  Officers then secured the area while members of the city's fire department evacuated two people from a third-floor apartment. The two residents were then taken to a nearby hospi…
NY County Training Armed Residents To Be 'Special Deputy Sheriffs': Here's Where, Why NY County Training Armed Residents To Be 'Special Deputy Sheriffs': Here's Where, Why
NY County Training Armed Residents To Be 'Special Deputy Sheriffs': Here's Where, Why A New York county is training armed residents who could be deputized during emergencies and natural disasters. With the state's second-largest police force of 2,600 sworn officers, Nassau County posted a notice in March in local newspapers and other news outlets for a team of provisional emergency special deputy sheriffs "for the protection of human life and property during an emergency," said County Executive Bruce Blakeman in coordination with Nassau County Sheriff Anthony LaRocco. In the advertisement, Blakeman said the "special deputies" will have no police powers unless …
Duo Nabbed After Stealing Belongings From Northern Westchester Home, Police Say Duo Nabbed After Stealing Belongings From Northern Westchester Home, Police Say
Duo Nabbed After Stealing Belongings From Northern Westchester Home, Police Say A man and woman from the Hudson Valley both face burglary charges after allegedly stealing from a Northern Westchester residence, police announced.  Dutchess County residents Salvatore Daniele, age 41, and Audra Daniele, age 38, both from Poughkeepsie, were arrested after voluntarily surrendering themselves to Yorktown Police on Thursday, June 6 in connection with an April 2023 burglary, the department announced on Monday, June 10.  According to police, on April 15, 2023, the department received a report of a burglary that occurred within the town that morning.  Investig…
New Details Released After Justin Timberlake Nabbed For DWI In Hamptons New Details Released After Justin Timberlake Nabbed For DWI In Hamptons
New Details Released After Justin Timberlake Nabbed For DWI In Hamptons Singer Justin Timberlake has been released without bail after being held overnight on Long Island for alleged drunk driving charges. Clear here for a new, updated story - Mug Shot Released From Justin Timberlake's Overnight Stay In Hamptons Jail For DWI Charge Timberlake, age 43, of Franklin, Tennessee, was arrested around 12:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 18, after he was stopped driving a 2025 BMW southbound on Madison Avenue, according to the Sag Harbor Village Police. Police said Timberlake failed to stop at a stop sign and for "failing to maintain his lane of travel." An investigation dete…
Tag Sale Fight: Man Charged After Confronting Visitor At Northern Westchester Home, Police Say Tag Sale Fight: Man Charged After Confronting Visitor At Northern Westchester Home, Police Say
Tag Sale Fight: Man Charged After Confronting Visitor At Northern Westchester Home, Police Say A 53-year-old Northern Westchester man faces a felony charge following an altercation at his tag sale that led to the victim pepper spraying him in self-defense, police said.  The incident happened on Saturday afternoon, June 8, when the victim saw an advertisement for a tag sale and decided to visit the Yorktown residence where it was being held. According to Yorktown Police, when the victim arrived at the home, the resident, identified as Ari Michaels of Yorktown, became upset that he was at his residence and began yelling at him to leave, as they had a past history and "do not get a…
Man Found Shot At Hospital After Incident Near Westchester Intersection: Suspect At Large Man Found Shot At Hospital After Incident Near Westchester Intersection: Suspect At Large
Man Found Shot At Hospital After Incident Near Westchester Intersection: Suspect At Large Authorities are investigating a shooting near a Westchester intersection that left a man hospitalized.  The incident happened on Thursday, June 13, when a shooting was reported near the intersection of 1st Avenue and 3rd Street in Mount Vernon, according to the city's police department.  Arriving officers soon found two 9mm shell casings and also received a phone call from a nearby emergency room reporting a gunshot victim. According to the department, the male victim was stabilized at Mount Vernon Hospital and then taken to Jacobi Hospital for further treatment.  The inves…
Update: 18-Year-Old Charged With Attempted Murder After Shooting Near Westchester Rec Center Update: 18-Year-Old Charged With Attempted Murder After Shooting Near Westchester Rec Center
Update: 18-Year-Old Charged With Attempted Murder After Shooting Near Westchester Rec Center An 18-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge following a shooting that happened behind a recreation center in Westchester, officials announced. On Tuesday, June 11, just after 7 p.m., 18-year-old Jayden Campbell of Mount Vernon was arrested in connection with a shooting that happened on Friday, June 7, according to Mount Vernon Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard. Earlier Report - Shots Fired At Mount Vernon Intersection: Suspect Eludes Police After Chase On the day of the shooting, around 4:45 p.m. at 42 West 4th St. near the Doles Recreation Center rear yard, Mount Vernon…
Drunk Driver Hits Motorist, Causes Them Severe Injuries In Hudson Valley, Police Say Drunk Driver Hits Motorist, Causes Them Severe Injuries In Hudson Valley, Police Say
Drunk Driver Hits Motorist, Causes Them Severe Injuries In Hudson Valley, Police Say A 65-year-old man faces several felony charges after hitting a motorcyclist in the Hudson Valley while allegedly driving drunk, causing them severe injuries, police said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, June 12 just after 5 p.m., when a downed motorcyclist was found with serious leg injuries after they were struck by a gray Cadillac SUV in a residential neighborhood off Hill Street in Mahopac, according to Carmel Police. A Carmel officer soon recognized the Cadillac as a suspect vehicle in a separate hit-run incident that had occurred earlier in the day. After an i…
Man Charged After Abandoning 2 Dogs On Hudson Valley Road, Officials Say Man Charged After Abandoning 2 Dogs On Hudson Valley Road, Officials Say
Man Charged After Abandoning 2 Dogs On Hudson Valley Road, Officials Say A 64-year-old man faces criminal charges after allegedly abandoning two dogs on the side of a Hudson Valley road, authorities announced. The arrest stemmed from an incident on Thursday, June 6, when the Putnam County SPCA learned that two dachshund mix dogs had been found the day before by a good samaritan on Longfellow Drive in the Lake Carmel area of the town of Kent.  According to the SPCA, the dogs were then put into the custody of the Town of Kent Dog Control Officer Mary Madsen, who had learned they allegedly belonged to a Dutchess County resident from Wappingers Falls.  Fo…
Northern Westchester Nabbed For Burglary After Returning To Crime Scene, Police Say Northern Westchester Nabbed For Burglary After Returning To Crime Scene, Police Say
Northern Westchester Nabbed For Burglary After Returning To Crime Scene, Police Say A Northern Westchester man was hit with a felony burglary charge after allegedly stealing a vehicle and breaking into a Hudson Valley home before returning to the crime scene while police were canvassing the area, authorities said.  The burglary happened in Putnam County on Saturday, June 8, when a Mahopac resident told officers that a man had been seen on his Ring camera trying to break into his home, according to Carmel Police.  Authorities soon responded to the home and found a broken window where the suspect had been able to get inside.  Officers then searched the reside…
Northern Westchester Woman Injures Officer After Refusing To Leave Arena: Police Northern Westchester Woman Injures Officer After Refusing To Leave Arena: Police
Northern Westchester Woman Injures Officer After Refusing To Leave Arena: Police A Westchester County woman was arrested on Long Island after she refused to leave UBS Arena, injuring an officer in the process. The Nassau County incident took place in Elmont on Tuesday, June 11. At about 11:50 p.m., police arrived at UBS Arena, located at 2400 Hempstead Turnpike. Nancy Zhingri, a 31-year-old from Ossining, was reportedly refusing to leave the sports and concert venue, despite multiple lawful commands. As she was being placed under arrest, Zhingri allegedly injured an officer. Both the Zhingri and the officer were taken to local hospitals. She is charged with ass…
Commercial Building Catches On Fire In Westchester Commercial Building Catches On Fire In Westchester
Commercial Building Catches On Fire In Westchester Thanks to quick action from firefighters, a blaze at a commercial building in Westchester was stopped from being worse than it could have been. The fire happened on Tuesday, June 11 around 5:15 p.m., when firefighters found light smoke coming from the roof of 11 Prospect Ave. in Mount Vernon, which contains several storefronts. According to Mount Vernon Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard, firefighters soon reported the incident as a working fire and quickly extinguished it.  No injuries to occupants or firefighters were reported following the blaze, Patterson-Howard said.  "The …
Business Goes Up In Flames In Westchester Business Goes Up In Flames In Westchester
Business Goes Up In Flames In Westchester A blaze at a Northern Westchester auto body shop proved to be quite a challenge for first responders.  The incident happened on Monday evening, June 10, when a fire began at an auto body shop on Hunter Street in Ossining, according to the town's police department.  Responding firefighters soon discovered that several vehicles in the back of the building had also gone up in flames. After several hours though, crews successfully extinguished the fire as police controlled traffic in the area.  Yesterday OVAC was on scene of a working structure fire on Hunter St. A great eff…
Hudson Valley Woman Is One Of Newly ID'd Victims In Long Island Serial Murder Case Hudson Valley Woman Is One Of Newly ID'd Victims In Long Island Serial Murder Case
Hudson Valley Woman Is One Of Newly ID'd Victims In Long Island Serial Murder Case A woman who grew up in the Hudson Valley and is remembered by her family as a loving daughter has been identified as one of the newly identified victims of suspected Gilgo Beach serial killer Rex Heuermann. Related: Heuermann Used 'Planning Doc' For Gilgo Beach Murders: DA Heuermann was officially charged with the murder of Jessica Taylor, age 20, who grew up in Dutchess County in Poughkeepsie, on Thursday, June 6, on Long Island by Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney.  Suffolk County Police He was also charged with murdering a Brooklyn woman, Sandra Costil…
Person Rescued From Steep Hill After 20-Foot Fall In Mount Kisco Person Rescued From Steep Hill After 20-Foot Fall In Mount Kisco
Person Rescued From Steep Hill After 20-Foot Fall In Mount Kisco Firefighters made use of a rope system during the dramatic rescue of a victim who fell around 20 feet down a steep hill in Northern Westchester.  The incident happened on Saturday, June 8, when an elderly person fell from the top of a steep hill in the Village of Mount Kisco, according to the Mount Kisco Volunteer Fire Department.  Arriving firefighters soon found that the victim had fallen around 20 feet and had come to a rest against two trees.  Because the hill had a steep incline and unstable ground, crews immediately sprang into action and made use of a rope rescue syst…
Shots Fired At Westchester Intersection: Suspect Eludes Police After Chase Shots Fired At Westchester Intersection: Suspect Eludes Police After Chase
Shots Fired At Westchester Intersection: Suspect Eludes Police After Chase Authorities are searching for a suspect who escaped officers after firing shots near a Westchester intersection.  New, updated report - Update: 18-Year-Old Charged With Attempted Murder After Shooting By Rec Center In Mount Vernon The incident happened on Friday, June 7, when Mount Vernon Police officers heard gunshots in the area of 6th Avenue and 4th Street, according to city officials.  Officers began chasing a suspect who they believed fired the shots. However, the suspect managed to escape despite "extensive efforts," officials said. No victims were reported to be inju…
Blaze Sparks At Northern Westchester Restaurant Blaze Sparks At Northern Westchester Restaurant
Blaze Sparks At Northern Westchester Restaurant A blaze at a Northern Westchester restaurant was stopped from being worse than it could have been thanks to the quick actions of firefighters.  The fire happened on Monday, June 6 just after 2:30 a.m. at Coral Seafood Restaurant in Yorktown Heights at 63 Route 6, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, which helped respond to the blaze.  Thanks to the work of fire crews, more extensive damage to the building was prevented, the department said.  The cause of the fire was not released. 
Mail Truck Bursts Into Flames In Residential Hudson Valley Neighborhood Mail Truck Bursts Into Flames In Residential Hudson Valley Neighborhood
Mail Truck Bursts Into Flames In Residential Hudson Valley Neighborhood A residential road in the Hudson Valley was temporarily closed after a mail truck caught on fire. The incident happened in Putnam County on Friday, June 7 just before 4 p.m., when a US Postal Service delivery truck went up in flames on Fairmont Road in Mahopac, according to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department.  The roadway was closed for about a half hour as crews worked to extinguish the blaze.  No injuries resulted from the fire, the department said. Firefighters did not detail the cause of the blaze.
Duo Caught With Ghost Gun After Chase At Shopping Center In Ossining Duo Caught With Ghost Gun After Chase At Shopping Center In Ossining
Duo Caught With Ghost Gun After Chase At Shopping Center In Ossining Two men were apprehended following a police pursuit that ended in the parking lot of a busy Northern Westchester shopping center. The incident began on Thursday afternoon, June 6 when two Ossining Police officers tried stopping a vehicle on Main Street.  Instead, the car kept going, leading police on a chase that ended up in the parking lot of the Arcadian Shopping Center, the department said on Friday, June 7.  Two men in the car, whose names have not been released, were then arrested. Soon after, officers also found a ghost gun pistol with no serial number, the department added…
NYPD Officer From Westchester Charged In Road Rage Shooting NYPD Officer From Westchester Charged In Road Rage Shooting
Nypd Officer From Westchester Charged In Road Rage Shooting An NYPD officer has been charged in a South Jersey road rage incident in which a motorist was shot, authorities said. Hieu Tran, 27, of Yonkers, — an officer with the NYPD — was charged on Thursday, June 6 with first-degree attempted murder and other charges for the shooting of a 30-year-old Voorhees Township man.  On Friday, May 17, at approximately 11 p.m., officers from the Voorhees Township Police Department responded to a multi-vehicle crash that occurred at the intersection of Route 73 and Cooper Road.  Police found one of the drivers was suffering from a&nbs…
Duo Caught With Handgun, Brass Knuckles At Westchester Baseball Field, Police Say Duo Caught With Handgun, Brass Knuckles At Westchester Baseball Field, Police Say
Duo Caught With Handgun, Brass Knuckles At Westchester Baseball Field, Police Say Two men face weapons charges after they were caught with a handgun, extended magazine, and brass knuckles inside their vehicle at a Westchester baseball field, police announced.  The arrests resulted from an incident on Wednesday, June 5 just after 5:30 p.m., when police found a vehicle wanted in connection with a previous handgun-menacing incident at D’Onofrio Field in New Rochelle, according to New Rochelle Police.  As detectives approached the car, they saw a set of brass knuckles in plain view and discovered its license plate was registered to another vehicle and imp…
Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Woman Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Woman
Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Woman This story has been updated with a photo. New York State Police have confirmed that the remains of a missing Hudson Valley woman are those found at the property of a new home construction site. According to New York State Police Trooper AJ Hicks, the remains of Karen Angelillo Ramsey, age 25, were found in Putnam County in the town of Patterson on April 16 during excavation work at the property of a new home. Ramsey was a resident of the town of Southeast and has not been seen or heard from since May of 1980, Hicks said. Police did not provide information on exactly where the remains were…
Man Found With Gunshot Wound At Westchester Intersection: Suspect At Large Man Found With Gunshot Wound At Westchester Intersection: Suspect At Large
Man Found With Gunshot Wound At Westchester Intersection: Suspect At Large Authorities in Westchester are investigating the circumstances of a shooting that left a man hospitalized. The incident happened on Wednesday, June 5 in the area of South Fulton Avenue and Edison Avenue in Mount Vernon, where a man was found with a gunshot wound to his left abdomen, according to Mount Vernon City officials.  The victim was stabilized at the scene and taken to Jacobi Medical Center.  Detectives are now investigating the shooting. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Mount Vernon Police Detective Division at 914-665-2510 or submit an anonymous tip by te…