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New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Dobbs Ferry New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Dobbs Ferry
New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Dobbs Ferry This story has been updated.  The body of a swimmer who went missing after taking a dip in the Hudson River in Westchester was recovered following an intense recovery effort.  The person's disappearance happened on Monday, July 8 around 6 p.m., when a swimmer was reported to be in distress in the Hudson River by the area of Dobbs Ferry's Waterfront Park, according to the Dobbs Ferry Fire Department.  Arriving crews spoke to witnesses, who said they saw a swimmer go under the water around 30 feet from the shoreline who did not resurface.  More personnel were then called…
Investigation Ongoing After Female's Body Found In Water Near Nyack Marina Investigation Ongoing After Female's Body Found In Water Near Nyack Marina
Investigation Ongoing After Female's Body Found In Water Near Nyack Marina An investigation is ongoing after a female was found dead near a marina overlooking the Hudson River. On Sunday, July 30, at approximately 2:45 p.m. in Rockland County, the body was found in the water near the boat launch at the Nyack Marina.  Earlier report: Female Found Dead In Water At Nyack Marina The Nyack Fire Department pulled the body from the water and the female was pronounced dead at the scene, the Orangetown Police Department said. The female's identification is not being released until next of kin have been notified, said police. Her age has also…
Female Found Dead In Water Near Hudson Valley Marina Female Found Dead In Water Near Hudson Valley Marina
Female Found Dead In Water Near Hudson Valley Marina A female was found dead floating in the water near a Hudson Valley marina. The incident occurred in Rockland County around 2:45 p.m. on Sunday, July 30 at the Nyack Marina in Nyack.  The Orangetown Police were notified of a body found in the water near the boat launch at the Nyack Marina, said Capt. Michael Shannon, of the Orangetown Police. When officers arrived, along with the Nyack Fire Department, the female's body was found in the water and removed by firefighters, Shannon said. She was pronounced dead on the scene, Shannon added. The Orangetown Police Detective Burea…
New Details Emerge After Wrong-Way Hudson Valley Crash Leaving Two Boys In Critical Condition New Details Emerge After Wrong-Way Hudson Valley Crash Leaving Two Boys In Critical Condition
New Details Emerge After Wrong-Way Hudson Valley Crash Leaving Two Boys In Critical Condition New details have emerged after a wrong-crash crash left two boys in critical condition in the Hudson Valley. The crash took place in Rockland County in Blauvelt around 12:35 p.m., Saturday, July 30 at the intersection of Route 303 and Greenbush Road. A 2001 BMW X5 driven by Thomas Robb, age 20, of Harlow, the United Kingdom, was traveling the wrong way in a southerly direction on a one-way section of Greenbush Road, said Capt. Michael Shannon, of the Orangetown Police Department.  Earlier report: 2 Children In Critical Condition After Wrong-Way Crash In Hudson V…
2 Children In Critical Condition After Wrong-Way Crash In Hudson Valley 2 Children In Critical Condition After Wrong-Way Crash In Hudson Valley
2 Children In Critical Condition After Wrong-Way Crash In Hudson Valley A wrong-way, three-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley sent multiple people to the hospital, including two children who suffered critical injuries. Police responded to a crash in Rockland County at the intersection of Route 303 and Greenbush Road in Blauvelt at about 12:40 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, according to the Orangetown Police Department. Authorities said a 2001 BMW X5, driven by 20-year-old Thomas Robb, was southbound, traveling the wrong way on a one-way section of Greenbush Road, and entered the intersection at Route 303, striking a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze driven by a 32-year-old woma…
New TBZ Jumper Pulled To Safety By Officers Who 'Rappelled' Over Side, Police Say New TBZ Jumper Pulled To Safety By Officers Who 'Rappelled' Over Side, Police Say
New TBZ Jumper Pulled To Safety By Officers Who 'Rappelled' Over Side, Police Say This story has been updated. A man who attempted to jump from the new Tappan Zee Bridge was rescued by troopers and a special police unit who rappelled over the side of the bridge and pulled him up with ropes. The incident began on the bridge in Southern Westchester in the area of Tarrytown around 9:20 a.m., Friday, May 27. Emergency responders were called to the bridge for a possible jumper over the railing, said William Duffy, spokesman for the New York State Police. Westchester County Police officers responded, and utilized their crisis intervention training, and de- escalation skills…
Man Drowns While Swimming At Pond In Area, Police Say Man Drowns While Swimming At Pond In Area, Police Say
Man Drowns While Swimming At Pond In Area, Police Say A man died after jumping into an area pond and then failed to resurface. The incident took place around 12:40 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 12, in Rockland County at the pond located at Memorial Park in Spring Valley. Spring Valley fire and police responded to the park after receiving a report of a man who was swimming in the water, went under, and never resurfaced, said Spring Valley PD Detective Matt Galli. The two departments attempted to locate the victim, but were not successful, Galli said. Dive teams from the Piermont and Thiells fire departments were requested to assist and …
Woman Jumps From Mid-Span Of New Tappan Zee Bridge Woman Jumps From Mid-Span Of New Tappan Zee Bridge
Woman Jumps From Mid-Span Of New Tappan Zee Bridge This story has been updated. A woman who jumped from the upper deck of the mid-span of the Tappan Zee Bridge has been transported to a hospital. The woman jumped from the bridge around 9 a.m, Monday, Dec. 7, near Tarrytown, said the New York State Police. Within minutes after the dispatch, multiple agencies including Central Nyack, Nyack, Thiells, Tarrytown Fire Departments responded to the bridge to start a search for the female victim, said the Piermont Fire Department. The Piermont Fire Department rescued the woman who jumped from the new Tappan Zee Bridge.Piermont Fire Department …
Port Authority, Westchester, NYC, PIP Police Search Hudson In Vain For Presumed GWB Jumper Port Authority, Westchester, NYC, PIP Police Search Hudson In Vain For Presumed GWB Jumper
Port Authority, Westchester, NYC, PIP Police Search Hudson In Vain For Presumed GWB Jumper Responders from several law enforcement agencies searched the Hudson River in vain for a presumed jumper after a car was found abandoned on the George Washington Bridge. Port Authority police found the abandoned vehicle midspan of the bridge's westbound upper level around 9 p.m. Sunday. Among the agencies that sent air and sea units to assist were the NYPD, Palisades Interstate Parkway Police, the Nyack and Piermont fire department marine units, the Thiells dive team,  the Irvington and Tarrytown fire departments, the Rockland County Sheriff's Office and the Westchester County Police A…
Woman Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Being Hit By Car Woman Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Being Hit By Car
Woman Rushed To Westchester Medical Center After Being Hit By Car A 40-year-old woman was severely injured after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Route 9W during a heavy downpour. The accident took place around 6:50 p.m., Thursday, May 2, while the woman, a resident of Piermont, was crossing the highway near Highland Avenue, said Piermont Police Chief Michael O'Shea. O'Shea said the woman was hit by a man who was driving north on Route 9W. The woman landed on the vehicle's hood and almost went through the windshield, the chief said. She received severe head trauma, broken bones in her arms and legs, and numerous other injuries, O'Shea added. "I …
Missing Woman Found Dead In Hudson River, Identified Missing Woman Found Dead In Hudson River, Identified
Missing Woman Found Dead In Hudson River, Identified A 48-year-old woman who police had been searching for since Thursday has been found dead in the Hudson River and identified. Jennifer Kavanagh was found Sunday morning by the Piermont Police dive team near the end of the Piermont Pier, said the Piermont Police. "It is with a heavy heart that the Piermont Police Department is reporting that a missing person case that was filed on Friday, Oct. 12, has been resolved," the police department wrote on Facebook. A large-scale search was triggered Friday when Kavanagh, a Piermont resident, was reported missing near the area of the Piermo…