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Zak Failla

Urgent News Reporter zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Zak! worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

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  1. Info Released After Man Struck, Killed By Train At Metro-North Station

    Info Released After Man Struck, Killed By Train At Metro-North Station

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Additional information has been released after a man was fatally struck by a train near the Metro-North station in Hartsdale on Sunday in an apparent suicide.At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, an unauthorized man on the tracks was struck by a northbound train operating on the Harlem Line. Train service was temporarily delayed by as much as a half ...

  2. Yonkers Motorist Cited After Driving Into Stone Wall In Bronxville

    Yonkers Motorist Cited After Driving Into Stone Wall In Bronxville

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police in Bronxville were able to track down a motorist from Yonkers after he drove through an intersection and struck a stone wall, causing “extensive damage” to a local building, according to police.At approximately 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday, police were dispatched to Alden Place after multiple reports of a vehicle that had been driven straight through the ...

  3. Greenburgh Man Sentenced For Parking Lot Assault, Attempted Rape

    Greenburgh Man Sentenced For Parking Lot Assault, Attempted Rape

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A 33-year-old Westchester County man has been sentenced to time in state prison and must register as a sex offender after being found guilty of attempted rape and assault following an attack of his ex-girlfriend in an isolated parking lot in White Plains.Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino Jr. announced on Tuesday that Greenburgh resident ...

  4. Alum Named As Head Softball Coach At Concordia College

    Alum Named As Head Softball Coach At Concordia College

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Concordia College has tapped a familiar face to take over as the head coach of the softball team.Concordia’s Director of Athletics Kathy Laoutaris announced Monday that alum Jamie Lorenzo - Class of 2011 - has been promoted from assistant to head coach of the college’s softball team.An Eastchester native, Lorenzo was a graduate assistant coach in 2012 before ...

  5. Police In Westchester Use Technology To 'Ping' Stolen Phone, Track Robbers

    Police In Westchester Use Technology To 'Ping' Stolen Phone, Track Robbers

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police in Westchester County were able to “ping” a stolen cellphone to track down a group of reported robbers over the weekend.Shortly before 5:30 a.m. on Monday morning, members of the Mount Vernon Police Department were dispatched to South 10th Avenue when they received reports of a stolen cell phone that was being used in the city.According to officials, ...

  6. Seen Him? Family Seeks Chippy, Pomeranian Lost In Yonkers

    Seen Him? Family Seeks Chippy, Pomeranian Lost In Yonkers

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Concerned citizens are seeking the public’s assistance as they search for Chippy, an 11-year-old Pomeranian that’s been missing for several weeks.Chippy has been reported missing since May 3, when he was seen at the crossing of Loomis and Midland Avenues. He was reportedly spotted a week later with a black dog in the area of the Hutchinson River Parkway and ...

  7. Mount Vernon Police Investigating Fatal Monday Morning Shooting

    Mount Vernon Police Investigating Fatal Monday Morning Shooting

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Police are pursuing a suspect or suspects after a Monday morning shooting left a 24-year-old man dead in Mount Vernon.At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Monday, members of the Mount Vernon Police Department were dispatched to a Washington Street residence, where there were reports of a man who had suffered apparent gunshot wounds.According to Mount Vernon Mayor Richard ...

  8. Man Makes ATM Withdrawals In Westchester With Fake Debit Cards, Police Say

    Man Makes ATM Withdrawals In Westchester With Fake Debit Cards, Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A man who is suspected to have been connected to a series of recent reports of counterfeit ATM withdrawals was arrested by Scarsdale Police.At approximately 2:55 p.m. Sunday, police were dispatched to Webster Bank locations on East Parkway and Popham Road, where there were reports of two men attempting ATM withdrawals with counterfeit debit cards.One of the ...

  9. Man Speeding On I-95 Had More Than Two Pounds Of Pot, Police Say

    Man Speeding On I-95 Had More Than Two Pounds Of Pot, Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A 48-year-old man was busted with more than two pounds of marijuana and an illegal weapon after being stopped for speeding on I-95 in New Rochelle over the weekend.Shortly after 10 a.m. on Saturday morning, New York State Police troopers stopped Manhattan resident Brian Wilson on the interstate for a speeding violation.During the subsequent stop, troopers ...

  10. Man Fatally Stabs Wife, Then Attempts To Kill Himself, Yonkers Police Say

    Man Fatally Stabs Wife, Then Attempts To Kill Himself, Yonkers Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police in Yonkers are investigating a potential attempted suicide and murder that resulted in the death of a 25-year-old city resident following a domestic incident over the weekend.Shortly before 9:15 a.m. on Sunday, officers from the Yonkers Police Department were dispatched to a Van Cortlandt Park Avenue apartment, where there was a reported attempted ...

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