Gilgo Beach Murders: Notorious 'Happy Face Killer' Reveals Letter He Says Rex Heuermann Wrote Gilgo Beach Murders: Notorious 'Happy Face Killer' Reveals Letter He Says Rex Heuermann Wrote
Gilgo Beach Murders: Notorious 'Happy Face Killer' Reveals Letter He Says Rex Heuermann Wrote A letter from prison allegedly written by Gilgo Beach serial murders suspect Rex Heuermann has been shared by notorious "Happy Face Killer" Keith Jesperson.Jesperson, now 68 years old, murdered at least eight women in the United States during the early 1990s. The former truck driver is in prison in Oregon. Heuermann is behind bars on Long Island, at the Suffolk County Correctional Facility in Riverhead. In a video posted by the Okaloosa County (Florida) Sheriff's Office (where Jesperson admitted to having committed one of the murders), he says he wrote to Heuermann. "Like I …
Set For Life: Lucky Winner To Receive $1K Every Week After Buying Ticket At Westchester Shop Set For Life: Lucky Winner To Receive $1K Every Week After Buying Ticket At Westchester Shop
Set For Life: Lucky Winner To Receive $1K Every Week After Buying Ticket At Westchester Shop A lottery player is set to receive $1,000 every week after purchasing a winning ticket at a gift shop in Westchester.  The second-prize-winning CASH4LIFE ticket worth $1,000 a week for life was sold at a store in Mamaroneck for the drawing on Sunday, Nov. 19, according to New York Lottery officials.  The store that sold the ticket was revealed as Nan's Gift & Party Shoppe located at 237 Mamaroneck Ave.  The ticket is worth a guaranteed minimum of $1 million, according to lottery officials.  For those who want to give the game a shot, CASH4LIFE drawings take pl…
Recall Issued For Ground Beef Product Due To Possible Contamination Recall Issued For Ground Beef Product Due To Possible Contamination
Recall Issued For Ground Beef Product Due To Possible Contamination A recall has been issued for thousands of pounds of ground beef because it may be contaminated with a foreign object. The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Sunday, Nov. 19 that Skyline Provisions, Inc. is recalling approximately 5,620 pounds of raw ground beef products that were produced and packed on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2023.  The items were shipped to locations in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin. FSIS said it is concerned that some products may be in instituti…
Schools Evacuated, Searched After Teacher Receives Bomb Threat In Westchester Schools Evacuated, Searched After Teacher Receives Bomb Threat In Westchester
Schools Evacuated, Searched After Teacher Receives Bomb Threat In Westchester A middle and high school in Westchester were evacuated and searched by authorities after a teacher was emailed a bomb threat, officials announced. Students at both Pelham Middle School and Pelham Memorial High School were evacuated and dismissed early on Monday, Nov. 20 after a teacher received a bomb threat over email, Pelham Superintendent Cheryl H. Champ announced.  Following the evacuations, both schools were then searched by the Westchester County Bomb Squad with help from K9 units. Luckily, no explosives and no credible threats were found in either building, Champ …
Longtime Westchester Resident Announces Run To Become County's First Black District Attorney Longtime Westchester Resident Announces Run To Become County's First Black District Attorney
Longtime Westchester Resident Announces Run To Become County's First Black District Attorney A Westchester native with years of experience in civil rights cases has announced his candidacy to become the county's first Black district attorney.  Mount Vernon native and attorney William O. Wagstaff III announced his candidacy for the Westchester County District Attorney's office on Monday, Nov. 20.  Wagstaff's candidacy announcement comes nearly a month after the county's current District Attorney, Miriam Rocah, announced she would not be seeking re-election in 2024.  Earlier Report - Westchester DA Rocah Won't Seek Re-Election: 'I Do Not Fit Mold Of Career Polit…
4 Drivers Injured In Crash At Raceway In Westchester After Leading Horse Stumbles 4 Drivers Injured In Crash At Raceway In Westchester After Leading Horse Stumbles
4 Drivers Injured In Crash At Raceway In Westchester After Leading Horse Stumbles Four drivers are recovering after being injured in a chain-reaction crash at a raceway in Westchester that began when a leading horse stumbled during a race.  The incident happened during the eighth race at the Yonkers Raceway on Friday, Nov. 17, when the leading horse in the race tripped and fell over, resulting in a collision that involved the trailing horses and drivers, according to a spokesperson for Empire City Casino by MGM Resort.  Although the horses involved in the race were found to be uninjured, four drivers sustained "varying degrees of injuries," the spokesperso…
Man Charged With Burglary After Vandalizing Parks, Rec Office In Yorktown: Police Man Charged With Burglary After Vandalizing Parks, Rec Office In Yorktown: Police
Man Charged With Burglary After Vandalizing Parks, Rec Office In Yorktown: Police After his arrest for throwing rocks into the windows of a parks and recreation office in Northern Westchester, a man is now charged in connection with two earlier incidents at the same location, police said. Yorktown resident Michael Landolfi, age 24, has been charged with three felonies in connection with incidents that happened at a Yorktown Parks and Recreation building at 176 Granite Springs Rd. near Sparkle Lake, Yorktown Police announced on Friday, Nov. 17.  Earlier Report - Man Throws Rocks Into Windows Of Parks, Rec Office In Yorktown: Police According to t…
COVID-19: More Free At-Home Tests Now Available To US Households COVID-19: More Free At-Home Tests Now Available To US Households
Covid-19: More Free At-Home Tests Now Available To US Households The federal program offering free COVID-19 rapid at-home tests through the mail has just been restarted ahead of the winter holiday season and a potential rise in cases. Every American household may order four of the tests starting Monday, Nov. 20 by visiting covid.gov/tests, the Department of Health and Human Services says. If a household did not order four tests when the program was restarted in late September, it may place two orders for a total of eight tests now. About 15 million households ordered tests in September. Rapid tests ordered this week will begin being delivered…
Burglary Suspect Caught With Stolen Items After Chase In Northern Westchester: Police Burglary Suspect Caught With Stolen Items After Chase In Northern Westchester: Police
Burglary Suspect Caught With Stolen Items After Chase In Northern Westchester: Police A 28-year-old man faces burglary charges after he was caught with items stolen from a Northern Westchester home following a short chase, police said.  The man, identified as Columbian national Carlos Andres Buitrago-Pinzon, was arrested following a burglary in Valhalla on Saturday, Nov. 11, Mount Pleasant Police Chief Paul Oliva announced.  On the day of the incident, around 7:30 p.m., Mount Pleasant Police were notified of a burglary on Broadway in Valhalla by a neighbor who had spotted suspicious activity. Responding officers soon found a man matching the neighbor's descrip…
Hochul Signs Controversial ‘Clean Slate’ Law Sealing Most Criminal Convictions Hochul Signs Controversial ‘Clean Slate’ Law Sealing Most Criminal Convictions
Hochul Signs Controversial ‘Clean Slate’ Law Sealing Most Criminal Convictions Millions of New Yorkers will soon have their criminal convictions sealed under new legislation meant to better help them find jobs and housing. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed the “Clean Slate Act” into law during a ceremony in Brooklyn on Thursday, Nov. 16. Under the new law, those with misdemeanor convictions will have their records sealed three years after their release from incarceration, while felony convictions will be sealed after eight years. Earlier Report: Suffolk County DA Accuses Lawmakers Of 'Protecting Criminals' With Proposed 'Clean Slate' Bill Class A felonies, which include m…
3 Burglary Suspects Caught After Extensive Late-Night Chase In Northern Westchester 3 Burglary Suspects Caught After Extensive Late-Night Chase In Northern Westchester
3 Burglary Suspects Caught After Extensive Late-Night Chase In Northern Westchester Three men who were interrupted by authorities while burglarizing a Northern Westchester home were successfully apprehended following an extensive chase that utilized the help of K9 units and a helicopter.  The incident began on Friday, Nov. 17 just before 1:45 a.m., when a burglar alarm went off at a Mount Kisco residence on Carlton Drive, prompting a quick police response, according to the Westchester County Police Department. The first officers who arrived at the home soon saw two men run in separate directions from the house into a wooded area. In order to catch them, police establi…
Large Amounts Of PCP, Over $80K Found In Peekskill Home, Police Say Large Amounts Of PCP, Over $80K Found In Peekskill Home, Police Say
Large Amounts Of PCP, Over $80K Found In Peekskill Home, Police Say A man faces several charges after a large quantity of phencyclidine and more than $80,000 in cash were seized from his Northern Westchester home, police announced.  The arrest resulted from the execution of a search warrant at a Peekskill residence on Brown Street on Thursday, Nov, 9, Peekskill Police announced.  As a result of the search, a large amount of suspected phencyclidine (PCP) and more than $80,000 in US currency were seized, authorities said, adding that the search was part of an extensive investigation into the sale of PCP in and around Peekskill.  The resid…