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Kathy Reakes

Content Producer kreakes@dailyvoice.com
Kathy Reaks has worked as a reporter in the local news business since 1984, starting as a news clerk and working her way up. She spent 17 years at Florida Today in Melbourne, Florida as a general assignment reporter, crime reporter, entertainment reporter and restaurant critic. She worked four years at Hometown News as a general assignment reporter, then another two years at Spacecoast Daily in Cocoa Beach, Florida. She attended Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Florida.

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  1. Woman Whose Remains Were Found On Gilgo Beach ID'd, Police Say

    Woman Whose Remains Were Found On Gilgo Beach ID'd, Police Say

    After years of searching for the identity of Jane Doe #6 whose body was found along with 10 other sets of remains on Long Island, police say they have identified the woman.The Suffolk County Police Department, together with the FBI, announced Friday, May 22, they have positively identified “Manorville Jane Doe,” also referred to as “Jane Doe #6.”The department said the use of DNA ...

  2. Details Emerge After Son Fatally Stabs Father While On Zoom Chat With 20 Others

    Details Emerge After Son Fatally Stabs Father While On Zoom Chat With 20 Others

    New details are emerging after the son of a Long Island man was apprehended after allegedly fatally stabbing his father as he was in a Zoom video-chat meeting.The homicide took place at a Dixon Avenue home in Amityville around noon Thursday, May 21, when Dwight Powers, 72, was fatally stabbed by his 32-year-old son, Thomas Scully-Powers, said Suffolk County Police.About 20 people were ...

  3. Man Stabs Mother, Kills Pedestrian In Hit-Run Crash While Fleeing, Police Say

    Man Stabs Mother, Kills Pedestrian In Hit-Run Crash While Fleeing, Police Say

    A man who allegedly stabbed his mother and then killed a pedestrian in a fatal hit-and-run crash in the area has been apprehended.The incident unfolded in Dutchess County around 9:44 p.m., on Wednesday, May 20, when Fishkill Police responded to a report of a vehicle-pedestrian auto accident in the area of Route 82 and Crestwood Court. When officers arrived on the scene, along with ...

  4. Two Nabbed Following Long Island Chase In Stolen Vehicle

    Two Nabbed Following Long Island Chase In Stolen Vehicle

    Two men were nabbed hiding in a shed on Long Island after taking police on a chase in an alleged stolen vehicle that ended in a crash.The incident took place around 1:45 p.m., Monday, May 20 in West Hempstead, according to the Nassau County Police.According to detectives, while investigating a case from involving a stolen 2019 gray colored Honda CRV police spotted the ...

  5. Missing Mom Case: 'It Was A Mistake To Trust Him,' Says Girlfriend Of Late, Estranged Husband

    Missing Mom Case: 'It Was A Mistake To Trust Him,' Says Girlfriend Of Late, Estranged Husband

    A woman charged with conspiracy to commit murder and tampering with evidence in the case of a missing Fairfield County mother of five has spoken for the first time just days before the one-year anniversary of her disappearance.Michelle Troconis, the former girlfriend of Fotis Dulos, who killed himself earlier this year after being charged with the murder of his wife, Jennifer Farber ...

  6. Man Nabbed With Guns, Two Kilos Of Heroin, Cocaine, Authorities Say

    Man Nabbed With Guns, Two Kilos Of Heroin, Cocaine, Authorities Say

    A 31-year-old man was busted with more than two kilos of heroin and cocaine following an investigation into drug dealing in the area.Luis Rodriguez, of the town of Fishkill, was arrested during a search by the Dutchess County Drug Task Force on Thursday, May 21, said Frank Tasciotti, assistant coordinator of the task force.The search warrant was a result of an investigation into ...

  7. Teen Duo Robs Long Island Auto Body Shop Owner After Argument, Police Say

    Teen Duo Robs Long Island Auto Body Shop Owner After Argument, Police Say

    Two teens were arrested for allegedly robbing a Long Island auto body owner after a fight over the cost of the repairs.Nassau County Police said the incident took place on Wednesday, May 20, in Valley Stream at ARC Special Automotive at 850 North Corona Ave.According to detectives, the two juveniles, ages 16 and 17, were at the shop retrieving a vehicle that had been repaired and a ...

  8. Memorial Day Weekend DWI Crackdown Being Conducted By Both State, Local Police

    Memorial Day Weekend DWI Crackdown Being Conducted By Both State, Local Police

    As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, New York State Police announce they will increase patrol to combat drunk and impaired driving.The STOP-DWI enforcement effort will take place statewide beginning on Friday, May 22, and runs through Tuesday, May 26, the department said.State police will work with local law enforcement to remove impaired and reckless drivers on the highways, the ...

  9. Man Attempts To Entice Girl Into His BMW On Long Island, Police Say

    Man Attempts To Entice Girl Into His BMW On Long Island, Police Say

    Police are looking for a man driving a BMW who allegedly attempted to entice a young girl to get into his vehicle on Long Island.Nassau County Police said the incident took place around 2:45 p.m., Friday, May 15 in the village of Flower Hill, and was reported on Wednesday, May 20.According to detectives, the 11-year-old girl was walking with a friend near Dogwood Lane and Manhasset ...

  10. AG Charges Off-Duty NYPD Cop From Long Island With Killing Childhood Friend

    AG Charges Off-Duty NYPD Cop From Long Island With Killing Childhood Friend

    An off-duty NNYPD officer has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of his best friend.Errick Allen, 27, of North Massapequa, was arrested on Thursday, May 21, for second-degree murder in the shooting death, said New York State Attorney General Letitia James.Christopher Curro, 25, of West Babylon, was allegedly shot numerous times, including in the face, on Tuesday, May ...

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