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Two Separate Crashes Trigger Taconic State Parkway Closure

Two Separate Crashes Trigger Taconic State Parkway Closure

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PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. -- The rush-hour closure of the northbound lanes of the Taconic State Parkway on Tuesday evening was caused by two separate motor vehicle accidents, state police said.

A motorcyclist was rear-ended by the driver of a pickup truck about 4:15 p.m., pro...

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Route 117 Reopens After Hours-Long Closure Following Multi-Vehicle Crash

Route 117 Reopens After Hours-Long Closure Following Multi-Vehicle Crash

This story has been updated. WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A stretch of Route 117 has reopened after being closed in both directions for about five hours on Tuesday as firefighters and Moun...

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Cortlandt Man Fires Shot From Rifle Toward Neighbor's House, Say Police

Cortlandt Man Fires Shot From Rifle Toward Neighbor's House, Say Police

CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- A 56-year-old Cortlandt man is facing charges after state police say he fired a shot from an assault rifle toward a neighbor's house during a dispute on Sunday. Trooper...

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Yorktown Man Charged With DWI After Sideswiping Guardrail, Police Say

Yorktown Man Charged With DWI After Sideswiping Guardrail, Police Say

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown police have arrested a 73-year-old town resident on DWI charges after his vehicle allegedly sideswiped a guardrail, authorities said. The arrest came ab...

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Man, 24, Charged After Dog Bites Hiker At Turkey Mountain Park In Yorktown

Man, 24, Charged After Dog Bites Hiker At Turkey Mountain Park In Yorktown

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown police have charged a 24-year-old town man with multiple violations following an incident in which a hiker at Turkey Mountain Park was allegedly attacke...

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Putnam Sheriff's Officials Must Testify In Levy Case, Court Rules

Putnam Sheriff's Officials Must Testify In Levy Case, Court Rules

PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- Putnam County’s former district attorney wants to know what federal agencies have been told about him, according to a report by lohud.com. In a defamation lawsuit f...

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NY State, Local Police Stage DWI Crackdown Through Labor Day Weekend

NY State, Local Police Stage DWI Crackdown Through Labor Day Weekend

With Labor Day weekend quickly approaching and residents gearing up to say goodbye to summer with parties and celebrations, New York state and local law enforcement are doing the same, on...

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Police Pursue Suspect In Attempted Rape Near Purdys Metro-North Station

Police Pursue Suspect In Attempted Rape Near Purdys Metro-North Station

PURDYS, N.Y. -- An attempted rape was reported in the hamlet of Purdys near the Metro-North train station at approximately 8 a.m. on Sunday, according to Somers Town Supervisor Rick Morri...

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Judge Asks Why Ex-Greeley Teacher Won't Have To Register As Sex Offender

Judge Asks Why Ex-Greeley Teacher Won't Have To Register As Sex Offender

CHAPPAQUA, N. Y. -- With civil lawsuits still hanging in the balance, a New Castle judge is asking both sides in a criminal case against a former Chappaqua high school teacher accused of ...

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Employee Charged With Stealing From Jefferson Valley Mall Store

Employee Charged With Stealing From Jefferson Valley Mall Store

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- An employee of Sears at the Jefferson Valley Mall has been charged with stealing money from the store, Yorktown police said. Louise Miller, 59, of Jefferson Vall...

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Father Struck, Killed By Vehicle On I-84 While Playing Catch With Son

Father Struck, Killed By Vehicle On I-84 While Playing Catch With Son

A pedestrian who was struck and killed by a motor vehicle on I-84 in Orange County Saturday night has been identified and details of the accident have been released by state police. The m...

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Motorcyclist Killed In Bedford Crash

Motorcyclist Killed In Bedford Crash

BEDFORD, N.Y. -- An unidentified male motorcyclist was killed after a crash Saturday night on Darlington Road in Bedford, according to lohud.com.The crash occurred around 8 p.m. and only ...

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