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$15K Theft: Police Officer In Region Accused Of Stealing Cash Given To Department
A police officer in Westchester from the Hudson Valley faces grand larceny charges after allegedly pocketing $15,000 in cash that was turned in to his department.
Putnam County resident Douglas Ramirez, of Mahopac, age 44, who serves as a police officer with the Elmsford Police Department, was arraigned in Elmsford Village Court on grand larceny charges on Wednesday, Sept. 27, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced.
According to the DA's Office, on Thursday, July 27 around 3 p.m., Ramirez had accepted a sealed package turned in to the front desk of the El…
Former Police Officer Steals $24K From Charity For Autistic Children In Region, DA Says
A former police officer and charity co-founder has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his own Westchester-based nonprofit organization, officials said.
New Rochelle resident Christopher Greco, age 52, was arrested on Thursday, Sept. 21 on grand larceny charges, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday, Sept. 26.
Greco, a 25-year veteran of the New Rochelle Police Department who retired in August 2021, is the co-founder of Christopher’s Voice, Inc., a charity for autistic children based in New Rochelle.
According to the DA'…
NY's Own Emma Roberts Accused Of Transphobia On Set Of 'American Horror Story'
Actress Emma Roberts is accused of mistreating a transgender co-star on the set of her hit show, “American Horror Story.”
During an Instagram Live session on Tuesday, Sept.19, actress Angelica Ross, who is a transgender woman, accused Roberts of making transphobic comments in 2018, during filming of the show’s ninth season, “1984.”
According to Ross, Roberts jokingly told another actor, John Carroll Lynch, that Ross was “being mean” to her, to which Lynch replied, “Okay ladies, that’s enough, let’s get back to work.”
That’s when Roberts, according to Ross, replied with “Don’t you mean lady…
This University In Region Ranks Among Top 10 Public Schools In US, New Report Says
A college in Westchester is near the top of its class, according to a new report ranking the best public schools in the country.
The State University of New York at Purchase, more commonly known as Purchase College or SUNY Purchase, has earned the No. 9 spot on the 2024 Top Public Schools Rankings from U.S. News & World Report.
The rankings on the list were determined by measuring several factors, including graduation rates, peer assessment, student-faculty ratio, first-generation graduation rate performance, borrower debt, and the number of alumni earning more than a high s…