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Teenage Trio Hospitalized After Rollover Crash On Parkway Exit Ramp In Westchester Teenage Trio Hospitalized After Rollover Crash On Parkway Exit Ramp In Westchester
Teenage Trio Hospitalized After Rollover Crash On Parkway Exit Ramp In Westchester Three teenagers from Long Island were hospitalized after a rollover crash on a busy parkway exit ramp in Westchester that caused a several-hour-long closure, police said. The crash happened on Monday, June 3 around 7:40 p.m., when a vehicle rolled over adjacent to the exit ramp leading from the westbound Cross County Parkway to Yonkers Avenue in Yonkers, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary.  The car had been occupied by an 18-year-old driver and two passengers aged 17 and 19. All three occupants are from Long Island, O'Leary said.&…
Mother, 2 Children Pulled From Burning Northern Westchester Home Mother, 2 Children Pulled From Burning Northern Westchester Home
Mother, 2 Children Pulled From Burning Northern Westchester 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 Northern Westchester Home New Update: Man Charged With Trying To Murder Officer At Northern Westchester Home
New Update: Man Charged With Trying To Murder Officer At Northern Westchester 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 …
19-Year-Old Charged In Stabbing At Westchester Residence 19-Year-Old Charged In Stabbing At Westchester Residence
19-Year-Old Charged In Stabbing At Westchester Residence A 19-year-old man faces criminal charges after allegedly stabbing a victim at a Northern Westchester home, police said. The assault leading to the arrest happened on Wednesday, May 22, when a victim was stabbed during a domestic incident at a Somers residence, New York State Police announced on Tuesday, May 28. The victim was later taken to Westchester Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Police did not detail the exact location of the stabbing.  The suspect, 19-year-old Marino DeRosa of Somers, was arrested and charged with:  Second-degree assault; Fourth-degree …
23-Year-Old Man Killed After Being Ejected From Car On Busy Parkway In Westchester 23-Year-Old Man Killed After Being Ejected From Car On Busy Parkway In Westchester
23-Year-Old Man Killed After Being Ejected From Car On Busy Parkway In Westchester A 23-year-old man was killed after losing control of his vehicle on a busy parkway in Westchester. New, updated report: 23-Year-Old Killed In Westchester Crash Was Proud Electrician, Rock Climber The fatal crash happened on Saturday, May 18 around 1:30 p.m. on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Greenburgh, Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police said on Tuesday, May 21. According to Hicks, a 1999 Lexus RX300 had been attempting to travel into the left lane when it lost control and fishtailed, striking a 2004 Toyota Camry. The Lexus then rolled several times.  The driver,&nbs…
Man Attacks Woman At Peekskill Apartment, Leaves Her Severely Injured: Police Man Attacks Woman At Peekskill Apartment, Leaves Her Severely Injured: Police
Man Attacks Woman At Peekskill Apartment, Police Say A 31-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge after attacking a woman at a Northern Westchester apartment, leaving her severely injured, police said. The incident happened on Tuesday, May 14 around 3:10 p.m., when a woman was assaulted inside a Peekskill apartment at 900 South St., according to Peekskill Police. Arriving officers found a 56-year-old victim with severe injuries who was soon taken to Westchester Medical Center.  The suspect, identified as Haseem Jenkins, was found at the scene and taken into custody by responding officers. He is now charged with: Second-degree at…
Person Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Multi-Vehicle Crash Person Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Multi-Vehicle Crash
Person Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Multi-Vehicle Crash 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…
These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: New Report These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: New Report
These Westchester Hospitals Get 'A' Grade For Patient Safety: New Report Two Westchester hospitals have received top marks for keeping patients safe, according to a new report.  Both White Plains Hospital and Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco were given an "A" grade for patient safety in a new Spring 2024 report by the Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog organization that advocates for safety in hospitals.  The new report grades nearly 3,000 hospitals across the country based on how well they protect patients from preventable medical errors, accidents, injuries, and infections, according to the group. The report is issued twic…
Support Swells For Marine Vet Hospitalized In Northern Westchester After Serious Crash Support Swells For Marine Vet Hospitalized In Northern Westchester After Serious Crash
Support Swells For Marine Vet Hospitalized In Northern Westchester After Serious Crash A fundraising campaign has raised tens of thousands of dollars to help a Marine Corps veteran and martial arts school manager who was seriously injured in a Hudson Valley crash. Marine Corps veteran Mickaëlla "Micka" Nugent was seriously injured in a crash in the Orange County village of Harriman on Friday, April 12.  She was then rushed to Garnet Medical Center in Middletown before being airlifted to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, where she currently remains.  Because Nugent, a graduate of Mamaroneck High School, was critically injured, she faces rising medica…
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…
Yorktown Man Flown To Hospital After Crash In Putnam Valley Yorktown Man Flown To Hospital After Crash In Putnam Valley
Yorktown Man Flown To Hospital After Crash In Putnam Valley A Northern Westchester man was flown to a hospital after being ejected from his vehicle in a Hudson Valley crash.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Saturday, April 13 just before 10:30 a.m., when a 67-year-old Yorktown Heights man was ejected from his motorcycle on Barger Street near Florence Road in Putnam Valley, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office said on Monday, April 15.  Arriving deputies soon found the man lying on the roadway and spoke with eyewitnesses, who said he had taken a left out of Florence Road and had headed south before losing control of his motorcycle f…
Tens Of Thousands Raised For Seriously Injured 16-Year-Old Struck By Car In Westchester Tens Of Thousands Raised For Seriously Injured 16-Year-Old Struck By Car In Westchester
Tens Of Thousands Raised For Seriously Injured 16-Year-Old Struck By Car In Westchester Community members are coming together to raise tens of thousands of dollars to help a 16-year-old boy who was seriously injured while crossing a busy intersection in Westchester. The outpouring of support was prompted by an incident on Monday, March 4 at around 7:45 p.m., when 16-year-old Jacob Klugerman was struck by a cab while crossing the northbound Saw Mill River Parkway in Dobbs Ferry at the Lawrence Street intersection.  Earlier Report - 16-Year-Old Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Cab On Parkway In Dobbs Ferry   Klugerman a high school sophomore from…
Police Use Paint Chips To Find, Nab Driver In Northern Westchester Hit-Run Police Use Paint Chips To Find, Nab Driver In Northern Westchester Hit-Run
Police Use Paint Chips To Find, Nab Driver In Northern Westchester Hit-Run A 71-year-old man was charged in connection with a Northern Westchester hit-run after police were able to use paint chips left behind at the scene to identify his vehicle.  The man's arrest stemmed from an incident on Tuesday, March 12 just before 7:45 p.m., when North Castle Police found a 65-year-old man covered in blood lying in Old Mount Kisco Road between Main Street and Eden Hunt Place in Armonk, according to the department. The victim, a North Castle resident who was in a semi-conscious state, was taken to the Westchester Medical Center emergency room by an Armonk Fire Departmen…
New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester
New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester Police have released the identity of a 58-year-old man who was fatally struck while walking on a parkway in Westchester. Patrocinio Coronado-Miranda, who was homeless at the time of his death, was killed following an incident on Thursday, March 7 just after 7:45 p.m., when he was struck by a vehicle while walking in one of the southbound lanes of the Bronx River Parkway in White Plains just south of Main Street, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary. Earlier Report - Man Hit, Killed While Walking On Bronx River Parkway In White Plains Corona…
Man Hit, Killed While Walking On Parkway In Westchester Man Hit, Killed While Walking On Parkway In Westchester
Man Hit, Killed While Walking On Parkway In Westchester A man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while walking on a parkway in Westchester, police said. New, updated report - New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Bronx River Parkway In White Plains The incident happened on Thursday, March 7 just after 7:45 p.m., when a man was hit by a car while walking in one of the southbound lanes of the Bronx River Parkway in White Plains just south of Main Street, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary.  The victim was hit by a vehicle traveling south in the left lane while walking in the …
Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Yorktown: Police Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Yorktown: Police
Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Yorktown: Police A 26-year-old drunk driver faces charges following a Northern Westchester crash, police announced. Ossining resident Jorge Guaman was arrested on Saturday, March 2 following a crash in Yorktown on Route 100 in the area of Route 134 that happened just before 6:30 a.m., Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, March 6. According to police, responding officers began investigating the collision and determined that Guaman had been driving while intoxicated with no license before crossing over the double yellow line into oncoming traffic.  Guaman was then arrested and taken to Westchest…
Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown Crashes After Super Bowl: Police Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown Crashes After Super Bowl: Police
Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown 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…
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…
Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Westchester Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Westchester
Victim Stabbed By Co-Worker In Westchester A 33-year-old man is being held on felony charges after stabbing his co-worker in the stomach during a dispute in Westchester, police said. Mamaroneck resident Gener Perez-Ramirez was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 6 in connection with a stabbing incident that happened in the area of 657 Mamaroneck Ave., according to the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department.  Around 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, the department received a 911 call that a man had been stabbed in the stomach in that location. Detectives and officers then rushed to the area and found a 52-year-old White Plains man with a stab wound,…
Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Northern Westchester Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Northern Westchester
Nanny Gets Jail Time For Shaking Baby, Causing Seizure, Head Trauma In Northern Westchester 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…
Person Hospitalized After Hand, Arm Becomes Stuck In Conveyor Belt In Westchester Person Hospitalized After Hand, Arm Becomes Stuck In Conveyor Belt In Westchester
Person Hospitalized After Hand, Arm Becomes Stuck In Conveyor Belt In Westchester Firefighters had to perform a careful rescue after a worker's hand and arm became entangled in a conveyor belt in Westchester.  The incident happened on Wednesday, Jan. 17, when a worker got their hand stuck in a plow truck in Hartsdale at the High Point of Hartsdale Complex at 100 High Point Dr., according to the Hartsdale Fire Department.  Arriving crews discovered that the worker had their arm and hand entangled in a sander’s conveyor belt and began working carefully to extricate the person from the machine.  The worker was then taken to Westchester Medical Center an…
COVID-19: Westchester Medical Center Reinstates Mask Mandate COVID-19: Westchester Medical Center Reinstates Mask Mandate
Covid-19: Westchester Medical Center Reinstates Mask Mandate Amid a steady increase in positive COVID-19 cases, Westchester Medical Center has reinstated mask requirements for visitors of hospitals within its network.  Effective on Tuesday, Jan. 16, visitors to Westchester Medical Center and Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, both located in Valhalla, will be required to wear masks while in patient rooms in the inpatient hospital or in any clinical areas of the Emergency Department where patients may be encountered.  Additionally, visitors will be screened for COVID and flu-like symptoms once they arrive. Any visitors who show symptoms …
22-Year-Old Who Fired Into Home, Injuring Woman Rushed To Westchester Medical Center Sentenced 22-Year-Old Who Fired Into Home, Injuring Woman Rushed To Westchester Medical Center Sentenced
22-Year-Old Who Fired Into Home, Injuring Woman Rushed To Westchester Medical Center Sentenced A 22-year-old man who shot a woman through the window of her Hudson Valley home will spend years in prison. Rockland County resident Kevin Castillo, of the village of Spring Valley, was sentenced to 7 ½ years behind bars on Thursday, Jan. 11. According to prosecutors, it was a little after 3 a.m. on Friday, March 24, 2023 when Castillo climbed a fire escape ladder at the victim’s Spring Valley home. When the woman went to open a window to tell him to leave, he opened fire with a handgun, striking her in the arm. Castillo then fled the property. Officers from the Spring Valley Police Depar…
Man Shoots, Kills Father Of 2 At Westchester Park: Here's His Sentence Man Shoots, Kills Father Of 2 At Westchester Park: Here's His Sentence
Man Shoots, Kills Father Of 2 At Westchester Park: Here's His Sentence A 21-year-old man has received his prison sentence for fatally shooting a father of two during a confrontation at a park in Westchester, officials announced.  Mount Vernon resident Emmanuel Valentin Perez was sentenced to 10 years in prison for fatally shooting Sleepy Hollow resident Manuel Salazar in June 2021, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Friday, Jan. 12.  Earlier Report - Teen Arraigned In Fatal Shooting At Park In Westchester According to the DA's Office, on June 28, 2021, around 9:30 p.m., Perez, who was 18 years old at the ti…
First Baby Of 2024 Welcomed By Hospital In Westchester First Baby Of 2024 Welcomed By Hospital In Westchester
First Baby Of 2024 Welcomed By Hospital In Westchester A medical center in Westchester is celebrating the first baby delivered by its midwives in 2024.  The first baby to be born in 2024 at Open Door Family Medical Center at Phelps Hospital in Port Chester was announced to be Yessenia Ramirez-Calderon, officials said on Thursday, Jan. 11. Ramirez-Calderon was born on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 12:10 p.m. and weighed in at 7 pounds. She was born to Arlin Calderon and Wilfredo Ramirez of Port Chester and has a big brother, Nicholas, and a big sister, Arlinda.  The medical center released a picture of the happy family…
Double-Fatal Crash: HS Students ID'd As Victims; Third Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center Double-Fatal Crash: HS Students ID'd As Victims; Third Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center
Double-Fatal Crash: HS Students ID'd As Victims; Third Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center 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…
Bystander Pulls Driver From Burning Car After Fiery Crash In Croton-On-Hudson Bystander Pulls Driver From Burning Car After Fiery Crash In Croton-On-Hudson
Bystander Pulls Driver From Burning Car After Fiery Crash In Croton-On-Hudson 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 Police Officer Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash New Update: ID Released For Police Officer Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash
New Update: ID Released For 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 Critically Injured In Fatal Northern Westchester Crash New Update: Support Swells For Girl Critically Injured In Fatal Northern Westchester Crash
New Update: Support Swells For Girl Critically Injured In Fatal Northern Westchester Crash 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…
Officers Save Fleeing Suspect From Burning Car After Chase In Northern Westchester Officers Save Fleeing Suspect From Burning Car After Chase In Northern Westchester
Officers Save Fleeing Suspect From Burning Car After Chase In Northern Westchester Two police officers are being awarded for their quick actions that saved a fleeing suspect who had become trapped in his burning car following a chase on a busy parkway in Northern Westchester.  Westchester County Police Officers Niall Nerney and Christopher Duffy are being nominated for a lifesaving award for pulling a fleeing 51-year-old suspect out of his burning car after he crashed on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Chappaqua, the department announced on Monday, Dec. 18.  The events leading up to the crash began on Friday, Dec. 1 around 9:30 p.m., when a Chevrolet Malibu d…
Fatal Cortlandt Crash: 17-Year-Old ID'd As Victim, Girl Critically Injured Fatal Cortlandt Crash: 17-Year-Old ID'd As Victim, Girl Critically Injured
Fatal Cortlandt Crash: 17-Year-Old 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.&…