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New Update: 13-Year-Old Seriously Injured After Being Hit By Dump Truck In Hudson Valley New Update: 13-Year-Old Seriously Injured After Being Hit By Dump Truck In Hudson Valley
New Update: 13-Year-Old Seriously Injured After Being Hit By Dump Truck In Hudson Valley A 13-year-old boy was seriously injured after being struck by a dump truck in the Hudson Valley. Earlier report - Crash Investigation: Road Closed After Car Hits Person In New City The incident occurred in Rockland County around 2:10 p.m., Wednesday, July 10, near the intersection of S. Main St. and First St. in New City. According to Detective Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police, a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2024 Kenworth dump truck and the cyclist were traveling north on S. Main St.  The truck collided with the bicyclist while attempting to make a right turn onto …
Girl Injured After Jumping Out Of School Bus In Hudson Valley Girl Injured After Jumping Out Of School Bus In Hudson Valley
Girl Injured After Jumping Out Of School Bus In Hudson Valley A teenage girl was severely injured after jumping out of the back door of an Omni bus following a flat tire. The incident occurred in Orange County around 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, July 3, on I-84 in Middletown. According to Trooper Steven Nevel with the New York State Police, a yellow Omni bus carrying 29 passengers was traveling east on I-84 in the town of Montgomery from Camp Pupa in Sullivan County.  The bus was headed to an amusement park in Danbury, Connecticut, when the rear passenger-side tire blew out, forcing the bus to slow down suddenly, Nevel said. Other students on t…
Lightning Strike Causes Tree To Fall On Car In Hudson Valley Lightning Strike Causes Tree To Fall On Car In Hudson Valley
Lightning Strike Causes Tree To Fall On Car In Hudson Valley One person was taken to a hospital after lightning struck a tree, causing it to fall on a car in the Hudson Valley. The incident happened in Putnam County on Sunday, June 23 around 7:20 p.m., when a tree fell on a vehicle on Route 6N in Mahopac between Secor Road and Parker Drive, according to the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department.  Arriving fire crews found all three of the vehicle's occupants outside of the car. One of them was taken to Westchester Medical Center for evaluation, while the other two refused medical assistance.  Because the fallen tree blocked the roadway a…
New Update: Hudson Valley HS Senior Killed In Crash Had 'Infectious Enthusiasm For Life' New Update: Hudson Valley HS Senior Killed In Crash Had 'Infectious Enthusiasm For Life'
New Update: Hudson Valley HS Senior Killed In Crash Had 'Infectious Enthusiasm For Life' A high school senior from Northern Westchester who was killed in a crash only two days before graduation is being remembered for his success as a soccer player and his desire to serve his country. Fox Lane High School senior Joshua Martinez Arana, age 18, was killed following a crash in Bedford Hills on Tuesday, June 18, just two days before the school's graduation ceremony.  Earlier Report - Fox Lane High School Senior Killed In Crash Days Before Graduation On the day of the crash, a car occupied by Arana and his friend another Fox Lane High School senior, cr…
Caseworker Dies More Than Month After Hudson Valley Attack During Shift: 'Enraging' Caseworker Dies More Than Month After Hudson Valley Attack During Shift: 'Enraging'
Caseworker Dies More Than Month After Hudson Valley Attack During Shift: 'Enraging' A Westchester caseworker has succumbed to her injuries more than a month after she was brutally attacked while performing her duties.  Maria Coto, age 56, died on Wednesday, June 19 as a result of injuries she sustained during an assault in Peekskill on Tuesday, May 14, according to Peekskill Police Lieutenant Adam Renwick.  On the day of the attack, just after 3 p.m., Coto was assaulted by a suspect identified as 31-year-old Haseem Jenkins inside a Peekskill apartment on South Street while making contact with clients, according to county officials and Peekskill Police. Coto…
Homicide Suspect At Large After Hudson Valley Incident That Left Man Dead Homicide Suspect At Large After Hudson Valley Incident That Left Man Dead
Homicide Suspect At Large After Hudson Valley Incident That Left Man Dead Authorities are asking for help from the public in finding a man believed to have been involved in a Northern Westchester homicide.  The Peekskill Police Department is currently searching for Walter F. Bustos-Solis, who they believe was involved in an incident that happened on Monday, June 10, the department announced on Tuesday, June 18.  On the day of the incident, at around 3:40 a.m., Peekskill officers responded to an altercation on the 900 block of Main Street in the city and found a male victim, identified as Carlos Rodriguez, with severe cuts to the lower part of his body.&…
Mother, 2 Children Pulled From Burning Hudson Valley Home Mother, 2 Children Pulled From Burning Hudson Valley Home
Mother, 2 Children Pulled From Burning Hudson Valley Home A mother and her two young children were taken to a hospital after they were rescued from a burning residence in Northern Westchester. The blaze began on Friday, May 31, around 2:45 a.m. at 38 Park Ave. in Bedford Hills.  Responding police and firefighters soon realized that three people were trapped inside, according to Assistant Chief Zachary Patierno of the Bedford Hills Fire Department. Arriving police soon found a 35-year-old woman hanging from a small bathroom window in distress who told officers her two children were still inside. Bedford Police officers then kicked in the…
New Update: Man Charged With Trying To Murder Officer At Hudson Valley Home New Update: Man Charged With Trying To Murder Officer At Hudson Valley Home
New Update: Man Charged With Trying To Murder Officer At Hudson Valley Home A 38-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge after trying to stab an officer in the back at a Northern Westchester residence, police announced.  Armonk resident Joseph Spennato was arraigned at Westchester Medical Center on Tuesday evening, May 28 in connection with his alleged attack on an officer at his home on Monday, May 20, the Westchester County Police Department announced. Earlier Report - Man Shot By Officers On Hallock Place In Armonk According to the department, Spennato's arrest resulted from an incident at his Armonk home on Hallock Place that began around …
Driver Airlifted After Crashing Into School Bus In Region Driver Airlifted After Crashing Into School Bus In Region
Driver Airlifted After Crashing Into School Bus In Region The driver of a minivan was airlifted following a crash with a full-size school bus in the region. The collision occurred in Sullivan County around 8:30 a.m., Monday, May 20, on Route 52 in Jeffersonville. According to Undersheriff Eric Chaboty of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, deputies found a full-size school bus that had been traveling westbound when it was struck by a minivan traveling east.  Chaboty said an investigation at the scene indicated the minivan crossed the double yellow line into the path of the bus causing the collision.  Sullivan County Sheriff's Offic…
Update: Hudson Valley Shooting, 25-Year-Old Dead, Another Critically Wounded Update: Hudson Valley Shooting, 25-Year-Old Dead, Another Critically Wounded
Update: Hudson Valley Shooting, 25-Year-Old Dead, Another Critically Wounded This story has been updated. A 25-year-old man is dead, and another was critically wounded during a shooting in the Hudson Valley. The incident occurred in Orange County around 11:30 p.m., Monday, May 13, in the area of 33 Hasbrouck St., in the city of Newburgh. According to Mike Neppl, spokesman for the city of Newburgh, officers responded and found two victims: a Rock Tavern resident, a hamlet of New Windsor, dead from a gunshot wound, and a 20-year-old resident of New Windsor in critical condition. Neppl said the 20-year-old's injuries are considered life-threatening, and treatment is …
1 Hospitalized After Multi-Vehicle Crash In Hudson Valley 1 Hospitalized After Multi-Vehicle Crash In Hudson Valley
1 Hospitalized After Multi-Vehicle Crash In Hudson Valley One person was hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. It happened just after 4 p.m. Friday, May 3 in Mahopac. All five people involved were able to self-extricate from their vehicles, according to the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department. Several other agencies provided assistance, including Carmel VAC, Mahopac EMS, CPD, Putnam County Medics, and the Mahopac Falls Fire Police. The hospitalized person was ttransported to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla for further evaluation and treatment, while the remaining patients all refused medical attention, the Mah…
Hudson Valley Man Found On Fire Dies After Jumping In Lake To Douse Flames Hudson Valley Man Found On Fire Dies After Jumping In Lake To Douse Flames
Hudson Valley Man Found On Fire Dies After Jumping In Lake To Douse Flames A 29-year-old Hudson Valley man died after being found burned at an area park. The incident occurred in Orange County around 5:50 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, at Wickham Woodlands Park, near the sports complex on State School Road in Warwick. According to Chief John Rader of the Warwick Police, officers responded to the area near the kayak launch for a reported burn victim. Officers found the Warwick resident on a dock with severe burns, and first aid was initiated. EMS caring for the injured man.  Rockland Video Productions The victim was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center in…
6-Year-Old Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center Following Crash 6-Year-Old Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center Following Crash
6-Year-Old Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center Following Crash A 6-year-old boy was airlifted to a hospital with severe lacerations following a crash on I-87 in the Hudson Valley. The collision occurred around 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 22, on I-87 in Orange County in the town of Newburgh. According to Trooper Tara McCormick of the New York State Police, a preliminary investigation at the scene determined that a 2022 Toyota Tundra was parked on the right shoulder when the driver, Connecticut resident Peter W. Nugent, age 42, of the town of Sharon in Litchfield County, reentered the roadway into the path of a 2011 Toyota Venza.  The Venza overturned…
Trio At Large After Targeted Shooting At Apartment Complex In Hudson Valley Trio At Large After Targeted Shooting At Apartment Complex In Hudson Valley
Trio At Large After Targeted Shooting At Apartment Complex In Hudson Valley Police are searching for three suspects who allegedly attempted to force their way into an apartment in the region and then shot one person, seriously wounding the victim. The incident took place in Ulster County around 10:20 p.m., Friday, March 8 in Ellenville at 122 Canal St. According to Ellenville Police Chief Philip Mattracion, responding officers found one man who had been shot and was bleeding uncontrollably. Officers performed first aid and the man was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center in Vahalla. An investigation revealed that three suspects armed with guns attempted to forc…
Worker Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Falling 7 Stories Worker Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Falling 7 Stories
Worker Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Falling 7 Stories An employee of a Hudson Valley power plant is in critical condition after falling seven stories into the hopper in ductwork.  The incident took place in Rockland County around 5 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Bowline Power Plant in West Haverstraw. According to Chief Bob LaGrow of the West Haverstraw Fire Department, the worker fell into the shaft of the hopper of the ductwork and fell seven stories, landing on a base platform.  Firefighters searched for the employee, finding him on the second floor of the hopper, LaGrow said. Thinking they may need a technical rescue, a cal…
Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Hudson Valley Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Hudson Valley
Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Hudson Valley A Westchester woman will spend time in prison for shaking and bouncing a 3-month-old baby while employed as a nanny, causing him to suffer a seizure. White Plains resident Nija Woodbury, age 23, was sentenced to six months in prison on Monday, Feb. 5 for assaulting a baby in her care while employed as a nanny, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced.  According to the DA's Office, at around 5 p.m. on Jan. 10, 2023, Woodbury had been employed as a nanny for a family from Mount Pleasant.  While working, she aggressively shook and bounced the 3-month-ol…
School Bus Driver Seriously Injured In Hudson Valley Crash With Tractor-Trailer, Police Say School Bus Driver Seriously Injured In Hudson Valley Crash With Tractor-Trailer, Police Say
School Bus Driver Seriously Injured In Hudson Valley Crash With Tractor-Trailer, Police Say The New York State Police are investigating a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a school bus in the Hudson Valley which seriously injured the driver. The incident took in Orange County around 8:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 12, in Wallkill on Route 211, said Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police. There were no children on the bus at the time of the crash. The operator of the school bus was extricated from and flown to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. The operator of the tractor-trailer was not injured, Nevel said. Route 211 is closed in both directions. This is an ongoing i…
Double-Fatal Crash In Hudson Valley: 16-, 17-Year-Old HS Students ID'd As Victims Double-Fatal Crash In Hudson Valley: 16-, 17-Year-Old HS Students ID'd As Victims
Double-Fatal Crash In Hudson Valley: 16-, 17-Year-Old HS Students ID'd As Victims Two high school students ages 16 and 17 were killed in a four-vehicle crash in the region. Click here for a new, updated story - Teen Killed In Double-Fatal Hudson Valley Crash Remembered As Being ' Incredibly Thoughtful' The collision occurred in Ulster County around 9 a.m., Monday, Jan. 8 on Route 28 in the town of Shandaken. A Preliminary investigation revealed that a Volvo tractor-trailer, driven by a 54-year-old Bronx man was traveling east when he saw a Honda stopped on the roadway waiting to turn north onto Route 212, said Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police.&nb…
East Fishkill PD Expresses Thanks For Support During 'Darkest Time' East Fishkill PD Expresses Thanks For Support During 'Darkest Time'
East Fishkill PD Expresses Thanks For Support During 'Darkest Time' Members of a Hudson Valley police department are thanking the community, fellow police, and fire departments for their support after losing a long-time officer in a crash. "During our darkest time, our community, law enforcement brotherhood, and local fire departments banded together and shined the light to guide our grieving members through the most challenging loss our agency has suffered," said the town of East Fishkill Police Department Acting Chief Lt. Derrick Cuccia in a letter to all.  New Update: ID Released For East Fishkill Police Officer Killed In Taconic Parkway Cras…
IDs Released For Drivers In Christmas Night Hudson Valley Crash That Injured 9, 3 Critically IDs Released For Drivers In Christmas Night Hudson Valley Crash That Injured 9, 3 Critically
IDs Released For Drivers In Christmas Night Hudson Valley Crash That Injured 9, 3 Critically Police have released the names of the drivers involved in a Christmas night two-car crash in the Hudson Valley that left nine people injured, including four children. Original report: 9 Injured, 2 Critical In Crawford Christmas Night Crash The Orange County incident occurred just after 10 p.m. on  Monday, Dec. 25 at the intersection of Route 52 and Route 17 in the town of Crawford. Ulster County resident Victoria Bayne, age 42, of New Paltz was driving a 2020 Kia Telluride SUV north on Orange County Route 17 with seven passengers -– three adults aged 75, 42, and …
Bystander Pulls Driver From Burning Car After Fiery Crash In Hudson Valley Bystander Pulls Driver From Burning Car After Fiery Crash In Hudson Valley
Bystander Pulls Driver From Burning Car After Fiery Crash In Hudson Valley A driver involved in a fiery wreck is in the hospital with serious injuries after being rescued from their burning car by a brave bystander.  The rescue happened in Northern Westchester on Wednesday, Dec. 20 around 7 p.m., when a car traveling on Route 9 northbound in Croton-on-Hudson left the roadway and crashed, causing the vehicle to catch on fire, according to the village's fire department.  As luck would have it, the crash was witnessed by bystander Chris DeSanto, who decided to risk his safety and pull the semi-conscious driver out of the burning wreck before first res…
New Update: ID Released For East Fishkill Police Officer Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash New Update: ID Released For East Fishkill Police Officer Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash
New Update: ID Released For East Fishkill Police Officer Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash Officials have identified a police officer killed in a crash while investigating another accident. Earlier report: East Fishkill Police Officer Killed After Running Off Taconic Parkway, Hitting Tree The incident happened around 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 18 on the Taconic State Parkway in East Fishkill. East Fishkill Police Department officer Daniel P. DiDato, age 47, was traveling to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla to continue an investigation with an accident victim when his vehicle ran off the road and hit a tree. He was transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsi…
New Update: Support Swells For  Girl Injured In Crash That Killed Putnam County HS Student New Update: Support Swells For  Girl Injured In Crash That Killed Putnam County HS Student
New Update: Support Swells For Girl Injured In Crash That Killed Putnam County HS Student In the aftermath of a Northern Westchester crash that killed a 17-year-old boy and left a 16-year-old girl critically injured, their grieving Hudson Valley community is processing the tragedy while also supporting the families of the victims.  New Update: 17-Year-Old Boy Killed In Northern Westchester Crash Left 'Indelible Mark,' Family Says The crash happened on Friday, Dec. 15 around 8 p.m. on Albany Post Road (Route 9) in Cortlandt, when a 2012 Toyota Prius driving south sideswiped a Subaru Forester while illegally passing on the right shoulder and lost control…
Fatal Route 9 Crash: 17-Year-Old From Putnam County ID'd As Victim, Girl Critically Injured Fatal Route 9 Crash: 17-Year-Old From Putnam County ID'd As Victim, Girl Critically Injured
Fatal Route 9 Crash: 17-Year-Old From Putnam County ID'd As Victim, Girl Critically Injured A 17-year-old has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash in Northern Westchester in which a 16-year-old was critically injured. It happened around 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 on Albany Post Road (Route 9) in Cortlandt. According to New York State Police spokesman AJ Hicks, an iitial investigation revealed Putnam County resident and Haldane High School student Vladislav Saban, of Cold Spring, operating a 2012 Toyota Prius southbound sideswiped a Subaru Forester while passing illegally on the right shoulder.  Saban lost control of the vehicle, struck a utility pole, and then a tree.&…
16-Month-Old Child Severely Burned In Orange County 16-Month-Old Child Severely Burned In Orange County
16-Month-Old Child Severely Burned In Orange County A 16-month-old Hudson Valley boy was severely burned during an accident at his home. The incident took place in Orange County around 3 p.m., Monday, Dec. 4 in New Windsor. According to Chief of New Windsor Police Daniel Valeri, the toddler was burned after pulling on the cord of a vegetable steamer that was on and it spilled onto his head, chest, and back. The mother took the child to an urgent care center in Newburgh who immediately called for a helicopter to fly the child to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, the chief said. The condition of the child was not known on Tuesday, Dec.…
Teen Gets Nearly 20 Years For Killing 16-Year-Old With Ghost Gun In Hudson Valley Teen Gets Nearly 20 Years For Killing 16-Year-Old With Ghost Gun In Hudson Valley
Teen Gets Nearly 20 Years For Killing 16-Year-Old With Ghost Gun In Hudson Valley An 18-year-old will spend almost two decades in prison for fatally shooting a 16-year-old victim with an untraceable ghost gun in Westchester, officials announced. New Rochelle resident Tommy Rivera, age 18, was sentenced to 19 years in prison for fatally shooting 16-year-old Julian Oliveros in New Rochelle in January 2022, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday, Nov. 29.  Earlier Report - Westchester Teen Indicted For Murder Of 16-Year-Old, DA Announces According to the DA's Office, on Jan. 25, 2022, just after 3:30 p.m., Rivera u…
Driver Hospitalized After Falling Asleep, Hitting Dump Truck Driven By Dutchess Man: Police Driver Hospitalized After Falling Asleep, Hitting Dump Truck Driven By Dutchess Man: Police
Driver Hospitalized After Falling Asleep, Hitting Dump Truck Driven By Dutchess Man: Police A man was flown to a hospital after falling asleep at the wheel and colliding with a dump truck on a Hudson Valley road, police said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Monday, Nov. 13 around 8:15 a.m. on Route 9 in Philipstown in the area of Lyons Road.  According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, an investigation into the crash determined that 81-year-old Rockland County resident Howard Gordon of Pomona, age 81, had been traveling northbound on Route 9, at which point he believed he fell asleep.  His car then hit a guardrail and bounced into the southbound lane, hit…
3 Injured, 1 Critically In Multi-Vehicle I-84 Crash In Hudson Valley 3 Injured, 1 Critically In Multi-Vehicle I-84 Crash In Hudson Valley
3 Injured, 1 Critically In Multi-Vehicle I-84 Crash In Hudson Valley One person was critically injured and two others received minor injuries in a four-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. The crash took place in Orange County in the town of Deerpark on I-84 near mile marker 1.4, said Trooper Steven Nevel, of the New York State Police. A preliminary investigation revealed that Frances Taillard, age 67, from Montague, New Jersey was driving a 2017 GMC Sierra when he entered I-84 and was traveling west in the eastbound lanes when he struck a Dodge Durango head-on, Nevel said. Nevel said he then struck a Jeep Grand Cherokee, causing the Sierra to strike a Lexu…
Man Killed, Child Injured In Head-On Crash Involving Drunk Driver From Dutchess: Police Man Killed, Child Injured In Head-On Crash Involving Drunk Driver From Dutchess: Police
Man Killed, Child Injured In Head-On Crash Involving Drunk Driver From Dutchess: Police A 56-year-old drunk driver from the Hudson Valley faces charges after crossing into the oncoming lane and hitting another car head-on, killing a 52-year-old Northern Westchester man and injuring a young child, police said.  New, updated report: Support Swells For Family Of Beloved Cortlandt Manor Father Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver The incident happened in Putnam County on Saturday, Nov. 11, around 9:45 p.m. on Route 9 in Philipstown near Stone Ridge Road.  According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, a vehicle driven by 56-year-old Dutchess County resident Marcos Mart…
Pregnant Woman Critical After Becoming Trapped Under Car In Hudson Valley: Police Seeking Info Pregnant Woman Critical After Becoming Trapped Under Car In Hudson Valley: Police Seeking Info
Pregnant Woman Critical After Becoming Trapped Under Car In Hudson Valley: Police Seeking Info A pregnant woman was hospitalized in critical condition after a car rolled down a Hudson Valley driveway and struck her, pinning her underneath it, police said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Friday, Nov. 10 around 5:50 p.m., when police responded to an address on Fenwood Road in Mahopac on a report of a pregnant woman being pinned underneath a car, according to Carmel Police Lt. Michael Bodo.  Arriving Carmel Police officers and Mahopac firefighters soon found a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu in the middle of the road and discovered that its owner, 43-year-old Mahopac resident Sheil…
Woman Rescued After 25-Foot Fall Down Embankment In Hudson Valley Woman Rescued After 25-Foot Fall Down Embankment In Hudson Valley
Woman Rescued After 25-Foot Fall Down Embankment In Hudson Valley A Hudson Valley woman who fell more than 25 feet down an embankment was rescued by police and firefighters. The incident took place in Orange County around 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2 in Port Jervis near the Mid-Delaware Bridge and the Delaware River.  Port Jervis Police officers responded to the area of Pike Street and Water Street near the bridge for a 911 report of a woman calling for help, the department said. Officers located the 37-year-old Port Jervis woman who had fallen down a steep embankment. After making their way to the woman, officers found the woman had significant injuri…