Around 20 Gunshots Fired After Funeral At Northern Westchester Cemetery: Police Around 20 Gunshots Fired After Funeral At Northern Westchester Cemetery: Police
Around 20 Gunshots Fired After Funeral At Northern Westchester Cemetery: Police Police are searching for those involved in a shooting incident that happened at a Northern Westchester cemetery following an internment ceremony.  The incident happened on Saturday, Feb. 10 around 3 p.m., when shots were fired at the Kensico Cemetery in Valhalla at 273 Lakeview Ave., according to Mount Pleasant Police Chief Paul Oliva. After receiving several 911 calls reporting the shooting, officers rushed to an area in the cemetery near the Tower Gate off Grasslands Road (Route 100) and determined that around 20 gunshots had been fired shortly after the conclusion of an internment c…
Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Man From Hudson Valley Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Man From Hudson Valley
Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Man From Hudson Valley Authorities are asking for help from the public in locating a missing 26-year-old Hudson Valley man who may be in need of medical attention. Putnam County resident Colin Albert Marma of Garrison, age 26, was last seen on Friday, Feb. 2, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday, Feb. 12.  Marma, a vulnerable adult who suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, black gym pants, red sneakers, and a black baseball cap.  He is described as a white man who is 5-foot-10 and 150 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. …
Pharmacy Burglaries Under Investigation In Bedford, Putnam Pharmacy Burglaries Under Investigation In Bedford, Putnam
Pharmacy Burglaries Under Investigation In Bedford, Putnam Authorities in the Hudson Valley are investigating two pharmacy burglaries and looking to see if they are connected, police said. New, updated report - Update: More Details Emerge In Pharmacy Burglary In Bedford The two incidents happened during the early morning hours on Monday, Feb. 12 in the Northern Westchester town of Bedford and the Putnam County town of Southeast, according to Bedford Police and the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.  The Bedford incident occurred at Bedford Pharmacy located at 424 Old Post Rd. (Route 22). Little information about the burglary has been releas…
Winning Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $30K Sold At Westchester Gas Station: Here's Where Winning Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $30K Sold At Westchester Gas Station: Here's Where
Winning Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $30K Sold At Westchester Gas Station: Here's Where Someone out there is nearly $30,000 richer after buying a winning lottery ticket at a Westchester gas station, officials announced. The top-prize-winning Take 5 ticket, worth $29,796.50, was sold at a Yonkers gas station for the drawing on Sunday, Feb. 11, New York Lottery officials announced. The ticket was revealed to have been bought at a Sunoco gas station at 931 McLean Ave., officials added. Information about who bought the ticket was not released.  If you hope to repeat this stroke of luck, Take 5 drawings are televised twice daily at 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Winners can cl…
Vehicle Fire Fills Residential Street With Smoke In Northern Westchester Vehicle Fire Fills Residential Street With Smoke In Northern Westchester
Vehicle Fire Fills Residential Street With Smoke In Northern Westchester A blaze that engulfed a vehicle on a residential road in Northern Westchester sent a plume of smoke into the air before it could be extinguished by firefighters. The fire began on Sunday, Feb. 11 around 4 p.m. in Somers, when a vehicle went up in flames on Brook Hollow Court, according to the Somers Volunteer Fire Department.  Arriving crews soon began efforts to put the blaze out and were able to quickly do so. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire was not released. 
Rise In Pickpocket Thefts Reported In This Northern Westchester Town, Police Say Rise In Pickpocket Thefts Reported In This Northern Westchester Town, Police Say
Rise In Pickpocket Thefts Reported In This Northern Westchester Town, Police Say A police department in Northern Westchester is warning residents to be careful of their belongings as the number of pickpocket theft incidents increases at supermarkets in the area. In an announcement on Thursday, Feb. 8, the North Castle Police Department said that the town has been experiencing a rise of "pickpocket type thefts," especially at supermarkets.  To protect against these thefts, the department gave residents the following tips: Don't leave purses in shopping carts while looking for groceries; Use a crossbody-type bag that keeps your cards and wallet on your person; Cove…
Westchester Resident To Be Named As NY's Chief Deputy Inspector General Westchester Resident To Be Named As NY's Chief Deputy Inspector General
Westchester Resident To Be Named As NY's Chief Deputy Inspector General A veteran prosecutor from Westchester will soon be appointed as New York's next Chief Deputy Inspector General, officials announced. Ardsley resident Michele Bayer will be appointed to the position on Monday, Feb. 12, according to a spokesperson from the New York Offices of the Inspector General.  Bayer, who was appointed Deputy Inspector for the Downstate Region in late 2022, will replace Lynn Tabbott.  Before she was appointed Deputy Inspector, Bayer served as the Deputy Chief of the Trial Division in the Manhattan District Attorney's Off…
$10K Reward Offered For Suspect In Westchester Murder Who May Have Fled South: FBI $10K Reward Offered For Suspect In Westchester Murder Who May Have Fled South: FBI
$10K Reward Offered For Suspect In Westchester Murder Who May Have Fled South: FBI The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a $10,000 reward to anyone with information regarding a suspect charged in connection with a Westchester homicide that left a 29-year-old man dead.  The reward is being offered to anyone with information regarding the location of 29-year-old Mtayari Dixon, who allegedly shot and killed New Rochelle resident James Caldwell, Jr. in October 2022 after the two were involved in a verbal fight, according to the city's police department.  Earlier Report - Search Intensifies For Suspect In New Rochelle Murder: May Have Fled T…
US Presidential Scholar: HS Senior From Westchester Nominated For Prestigious Honor US Presidential Scholar: HS Senior From Westchester Nominated For Prestigious Honor
US Presidential Scholar: HS Senior From Westchester Nominated For Prestigious Honor A high school senior from Westchester has been named a nominee for one of the country's top honors for students.  Christopher Zorn, a senior at Irvington High School, has been nominated for the 2024 US Presidential Scholars Program, the Irvington Union Free School District announced on Friday, Feb. 9. The prestigious program, which was established in 1964, recognizes the country's most distinguished graduating seniors for their impressive accomplishments, including leadership, academic success, and community service.  Zorn is one of the more than 5,000 students nationwide to be n…
55 Gallon Drum Of 'Unknown Substance' Found Floating In Northern Westchester 55 Gallon Drum Of 'Unknown Substance' Found Floating In Northern Westchester
55 Gallon Drum Of 'Unknown Substance' Found Floating In Northern Westchester A Hazmat team was called to the Hudson River in Northern Westchester after a resident spotted a 55-gallon drum floating in the water, fire officials said. The incident happened on Thursday, Feb. 8 at around 4:30 p.m., when a concerned resident told members of the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department that they had seen a drum of an "unknown substance" floating in the Hudson River by the northern shore of Croton Point, the department said. According to the fire department, a Hazmat assignment consisting of members from the Croton Fire Department, Croton EMS, Montrose Volunteer VAFD Hazmat, Ossini…
Purses, Laptops Stolen From Vehicles At Trail Parking Lot In Northern Westchester Purses, Laptops Stolen From Vehicles At Trail Parking Lot In Northern Westchester
Purses, Laptops Stolen From Vehicles At Trail Parking Lot In Northern Westchester Authorities in Northern Westchester are investigating several car break-ins that happened at a trailway parking lot.  The incidents happened on Wednesday, Feb. 7 between 4 and 4:30 p.m. in Yorktown at the North County Trailway parking lot on Route 118, according to Yorktown Police. According to the department, the suspects involved forced their way into three locked vehicles and stole several items, including purses and laptops.  The thefts are now under investigation, police said. The department also warned residents to remove valuables from their unoccupied vehicles to av…
Duo At Large: New Details Emerge After Double-Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Hudson Valley Duo At Large: New Details Emerge After Double-Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Hudson Valley
Duo At Large: New Details Emerge After Double-Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Hudson Valley New information has been released after two people were killed in a hit-and-run crash in the Hudson Valley. It happened just after 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9 in Orange County on Route 6 in the town of Woodbury. The chain of events began when a New York State Park Police officer observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on the Palisades Interstate Parkway near Exit 17. The officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop at which time the vehicle failed to comply and fled., according to New York State Police. The Park Police officer terminated pursuing the vehicle and obs…