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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. He is a Long Island native and proud alum of Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communication. When he’s not bemoaning the Atlanta Braves’ playoff woes, you can probably find him on the phone with his mom.

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  1. White Plains Man Killed In I-287 Crash

    White Plains Man Killed In I-287 Crash

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - State Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that took the life of a 52-year-old White Plains resident on Monday night.State Police said Tuesday morning that Josaias S. Fernandez was operating his motorcycle on I-287 in White Plains when he lost control of the vehicle, resulting in a fatal crash.According to police, shortly after 7 p.m. on Monday, ...

  2. Alleged Prostitute Arrested In Scarsdale, Police Say

    Alleged Prostitute Arrested In Scarsdale, Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A 48-year-old woman was arrested in Scarsdale last week when a routine police inquiry determined she had a warrant out for her arrest for allegedly prostituting out of Elmsford.According to a Scarsdale Police Department report, while investigating suspicious activity shortly before 6 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2 on Post Road, patrol officers came into contact with ...

  3. Westchester Reform Temple Targeted In Threatening Emails, Police Say

    Westchester Reform Temple Targeted In Threatening Emails, Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - The Scarsdale Police Department has launched an investigation into threatening emails that were directed toward the Westchester Reform Temple on Mamaroneck Road.Last week, Westchester Reform Temple Director Eli Kornreich alerted police that he had flagged two emails that were sent to the temple’s website from an unknown user with a Yahoo email account, ...

  4. State Police Super Bowl Crackdown Targeting DWI, Reckless Driving Underway

    State Police Super Bowl Crackdown Targeting DWI, Reckless Driving Underway

    While millions get ready to watch the Atlanta Falcons square off against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI this weekend, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state police are cautioning motorists that if “you drink, you drive, you lose.”This week, Cuomo announced a statewide crackdown on impaired and reckless driving during the unofficial holiday weekend, including increased patrols ...

  5. Yonkers Police Seek Community's Help In Tracking Down Reported Bank Robber

    Yonkers Police Seek Community's Help In Tracking Down Reported Bank Robber

    YONKERS, N.Y. - The Yonkers Police Department is attempting to locate a man accused of robbing a Central Avenue Bank in broad daylight.Yonkers detectives announced that they were seeking a robbery suspect that walked into the Westchester Bank at 2001 Central Park Ave. with a note demanding money from the teller on Friday afternoon.According to police, after being handed an undisclosed ...

  6. Yonkers Firefighters Assist In Battling Three-Alarm New Rochelle Blaze

    Yonkers Firefighters Assist In Battling Three-Alarm New Rochelle Blaze

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Three people had to be rescued from an Elm Street property in New Rochelle on Thursday night after a fire tore through the multi-family home.Shortly before 7 p.m. fire crews received emergency calls about a fire that broke out at 198 Elm St., sending flames billowing through windows on the top floor, officials said.New Rochelle firefighters got an assist from crews ...

  7. Yonkers Firefighters Assist Crews Battling Three-Alarm House Fire

    Yonkers Firefighters Assist Crews Battling Three-Alarm House Fire

    This story has been updated.WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Multiple fire crews from several Westchester County agencies battled a massive blaze in New Rochelle on Thursday that was finally knocked down just before 10 p.m.At approximately 7 p.m. on Thursday night, crews responded to an Elm Street home, where flames could be seen tearing through the roof and windows of the property. As of 8 ...

  8. Greenburgh Man Busted On Drug Charges In Irvington

    Greenburgh Man Busted On Drug Charges In Irvington

    Editor's note: This story has been updated and information corrected. The incorrect information was not the result of information provided by police.WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A Greenburgh man was in possession of heroin when he was caught attempting to sell marijuana to a pair of Irvington teenagers earlier this week, police said.The Irvington Police Department said Thursday that ...

  9. Early Morning Apartment Fire Displaces One Yonkers Family

    Early Morning Apartment Fire Displaces One Yonkers Family

    YONKERS, N.Y. - One family was displaced in Yonkers following an early morning fire that tore through a unit in an Oliver Avenue apartment building.At approximately 2:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, fire crews were dispatched to the third floor of the apartment complex at 92 Oliver Ave., following reports of smoke stemming from a kitchen fire.According to fire officials, more than three ...

  10. Suspect Accused Of Fatal Westchester Teen Shooting Appears In Court

    Suspect Accused Of Fatal Westchester Teen Shooting Appears In Court

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - The man accused of shooting and killing a 13-year-old girl in Mount Vernon on New Year’s Eve was back in court on Wednesday to face murder charges in the death of Shamoya McKenzie.David Hardy, 21, the suspect accused in the shooting, was in Mount Vernon City Court Wednesday, after being charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon last month ...

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