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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. Police Rescue Baby Not Breathing In Western Mass

    Police Rescue Baby Not Breathing In Western Mass

    Three Western Massachusetts police officers helped save a 3-month-old baby's life after he stopped breathing.The incident took place around 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 20, in Springfield.Springfield Police officers Francisco Luna, Josue Cruz, and Luis Delgado responded to a home in the Mason Square neighborhood for a report of a baby boy not breathing.When officers arrived they were led ...

  2. Western Mass Man Indicted On Child Porn Charges

    Western Mass Man Indicted On Child Porn Charges

    A Western Massachusetts man has been charged in connection with the receipt and possession of child pornography.Alfredo Aldeco, age 35, Holyoke, was indicted on Wednesday, April 21, for receipt of child pornography and possession of child pornography, said the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts.According to the indictment, between March and October 2018, ...

  3. Massachusetts Man Shot, Killed After Making Bomb Threats, Police Say

    Massachusetts Man Shot, Killed After Making Bomb Threats, Police Say

    Police in Massachusetts have identified a man who was shot and killed by police after he claimed to have a bomb and threatened officers with an assault rifle.Phet Gouvonvong, age 31, of Worcester, was killed Tuesday, April 20, by a Worcester police officer after making "Furtive movements toward officers," said Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early.The incident unfolded around ...

  4. Nursing Home Operator In Fairfield, New Haven Counties Sentenced For Embezzlement

    Nursing Home Operator In Fairfield, New Haven Counties Sentenced For Embezzlement

    A Connecticut nursing home operator has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for embezzlement and tax offenses related to the operation of nursing homes.Chaim Stern, age 72, a resident of Flushing,  Queens, was sentenced on Tuesday, April 20, for the offenses related to nursing homes in Bridgeport and Waterbury, said Leonard C Boyle, Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of ...

  5. Man Struck, Killed By LIRR Train

    Man Struck, Killed By LIRR Train

    A man was killed after being hit by an LIRR train on Long Island.The unidentified man, who was on the tracks near Greenlawn, was struck around 6:37 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, said a spokeswoman for the MTA.Train service was suspended between Huntington and Port Jefferson due to the incident, they added. Service was restored around 8:36 p.m.The incident, which is under investigation ...

  6. 48-Year-Old  Killed Two-Vehicle Orange County Crash

    48-Year-Old Killed Two-Vehicle Orange County Crash

    A 48-year-old man died after a two-vehicle crash in the area.Orange County resident Shakir Rashada, of New Windsor, was killed on Tuesday, April 20 at the intersection of Route 52 and Rock Cut Road in the Town of Newburgh, said Lt. Peter Talarico of the Town of Newburgh Police.The crash occurred when a 21-year-old man driving a 2016 GMC Sierra westbound on Route 52 attempted to make a ...

  7. Person Pulled From Fire In Fairfield County Dies

    Person Pulled From Fire In Fairfield County Dies

    A Fairfield County resident died after being pulled from a fire at an apartment complex.The fire took place around 8 a.m., Wednesday, April 21 in the 2000 block of Main Street in Bridgeport, said Scott Appleby, director of emergency management.The Bridgeport Fire Department responded to the fire and found heavy fire on the third floor of the unit, he said.The person, who later died, was ...

  8. Suspect On Run Nabbed For Violent Home Invasion In Orange County

    Suspect On Run Nabbed For Violent Home Invasion In Orange County

    A man wanted in connection with an alleged home invasion in which an area resident was stabbed, has been nabbed by authorities.Jamel McCaskill, of New York City, was arrested in New Jersey on Friday, April 16, for the n Orange County incident which took place in Washingtonville on Saturday, Jan. 30.According to felony complaints filed with the Washingtonville Village Court, on Jan. ...

  9. ID Released For Store Manager Shot, Killed By Worker At NY Stop & Shop

    ID Released For Store Manager Shot, Killed By Worker At NY Stop & Shop

    The identity has been released for the store manager killed by a worker in a shooting that injured two others at a supermarket on Long Island.The suspect, Gabriel DeWitt Wilson, age 31, of Hempstead, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, April 21, just 24 hours after the incident took place at the Stop & Shop in West Hempstead on Tuesday, April 20.Wilson was apprehended within four ...

  10. Man Admits To Posing As Teen To Receive Explicit Videos Of Fairfield County Girl

    Man Admits To Posing As Teen To Receive Explicit Videos Of Fairfield County Girl

    This story has been updated.A 36-year-old out-of-state man has pleaded guilty to the distribution of child pornography in connection with a Fairfield County case.Brian Grinnell, of Lakewood, Ohio (near Cleveland), pleaded guilty on Monday, April 19 in Hartford for posting nude videos of a 12-year-old New Canaan girl on a popular video-sharing service, said Leonard C Boyle, Acting United ...

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