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  1. New York Native ID'd In Las Vegas Mass Shooting Was Father Of Six

    New York Native ID'd In Las Vegas Mass Shooting Was Father Of Six

    A New York native is among the 59 dead and more than 500 injured during the country's worst mass shooting event when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday.John Phippen, who is originally from Hempstead in Nassau County, was at the festival with his son Travis, who was also shot, when the gunfire erupted, according to a GoFundMe page set up to help take ...

  2. Deadliest U.S. Mass Shooting Brings Largest Incident Response Since 9/11

    Deadliest U.S. Mass Shooting Brings Largest Incident Response Since 9/11

    In the largest mass casualty incident response since Sept. 11, Las Vegas police and the FBI have begun tracking the steps of Stephen Paddock, the shooter responsible for more than 58 deaths and 500 injuries at a Las Vegas concert late Sunday night.Paddack, who lived in a retirement community outside of Vegas, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, on concertgoers at ...

  3. Suspicious Vehicle Check Leads To DWI Charge For Danbury Man

    Suspicious Vehicle Check Leads To DWI Charge For Danbury Man

    Putnam County sheriff's deputies nabbed a drunk driver after checking out a suspicious vehicle parked along North Brewster Road in the Town of Southeast.When Deputy Ronald Yeager arrived to check out the report of the suspicious vehicle, he found a male sitting in the driver’s seat, with the vehicle’s keys in the ignition and the engine running, said Capt. William McNamara.The deputy ...

  4. Seven Live Sharks Removed From Basement Pool Of Dutchess County Home

    Seven Live Sharks Removed From Basement Pool Of Dutchess County Home

    To the surprise of wildlife officials, seven live sharks and three dead sharks were found in an indoor swimming pool in a Dutchess home late last month by state Department of Environmental Conservation officials. State officers executed a search warrant on the home in Lagrangeville after receiving information that the resident was harboring illegal wildlife, DEC officials said.Once ...

  5. Connecticut Bicyclist Killed In Route 6 Crash In Putnam County

    Connecticut Bicyclist Killed In Route 6 Crash In Putnam County

    A bicyclist from Connecticut was killed Friday on Route 6 in Southeast, N.Y., when he turned in front of a car, according to Putnam County Sheriff Don Smith.The crash occurred at about 9:05 a.m. in the two westbound lanes of the highway, just east of Starr Ridge Road, according to preliminary reports from the scene, said Capt. William McNamara.The car and bicycle were both headed west, ...

  6. Reward Offered For Danbury Man Suspected In Brewster Rape Attempt

    Reward Offered For Danbury Man Suspected In Brewster Rape Attempt

    New York State Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $2,500 reward to help locate a Danbury man who is wanted in connection with a burglary and attempted rape in Brewster, N.Y., in March 2016.The reward, for information that leads to the location, arrest and conviction of Hector Cruz-Diaz, 35, was issued Thursday after New York State Police asked for help from the public in locating the ...

  7. Danbury Man Dies Of Injuries Suffered In I-84 Crash

    Danbury Man Dies Of Injuries Suffered In I-84 Crash

    DANBURY, Conn. -- A 65-year-old Danbury man has died of injuries that he suffered during a five-car crash Monday on I-84 in Southeast, N.Y., according to the New York State Police.David Patton, 65, died Tuesday at Westchester Medical Center, where he had been airlifted after the crash, said Trooper Melissa McMorris.The crash occurred at 12:42 p.m. after a Carmel woman, traveling west on ...

  8. Details Emerge In Fatal Fall At Palisades Mall As Some Call For Barriers

    Details Emerge In Fatal Fall At Palisades Mall As Some Call For Barriers

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. --  Local officials are calling for increased barriers after a 57-year-old woman jumped to her death at the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack early Monday afternoon.Clarkstown police confirmed Wednesday that the woman committed suicide by jumping from the fourth-floor, said Sgt. JoAnne Fratianni.The unidentified woman is the sixth person to commit suicide at the ...

  9. Woman Dies In Fourth-Floor Fall At Palisades Center Mall

    Woman Dies In Fourth-Floor Fall At Palisades Center Mall

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. --  A woman died after falling from the fourth floor of the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack early Monday afternoon, according to the Clarkstown Police Department.The incident, which occurred at 1:33 p.m., is still under investigation and may be a suicide, said Sgt. JoAnne Fratianni. The mall remained open and only a small portion was cordoned off for the police ...

  10. Casting Call: Movie Filming In Brewster Seeks Young Extras To Play Baseball

    Casting Call: Movie Filming In Brewster Seeks Young Extras To Play Baseball

    Local kids ages 10 to 13 who can swing a bat or field a ball could grab a role in an upcoming major film called "Twelve" that is looking for extras.Producers said they need about 100 youth baseball players of all skill levels, sizes, and ethnicities to take part in the movie, which will be filming in Brewster, N.Y., and other areas of Putnam County and Dutchess County between July 24 ...

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