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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 is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

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  1. Police In Westchester Track Down Suspect Following Car, Foot Chases

    Police In Westchester Track Down Suspect Following Car, Foot Chases

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A wanted man from Mount Vernon attempting to flee from police in Scarsdale flipped his vehicle in Eastchester and attempted to run from officers before eventually being caught and busted for multiple felonies.Scarsdale patrol officers conducting DWI enforcement on Post Road on Sunday morning spotted a 2009 Acura traveling at a high rate of speed, crossing the ...

  2. 11 Displaced After House Fire Breaks Out In Yonkers

    11 Displaced After House Fire Breaks Out In Yonkers

    YONKERS, N.Y. - Members of the American Red Cross are assisting 11 people in Yonkers who were displaced following a fire in their Nepperhan Avenue home on Sunday.A basement fire broke out at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, officials confirmed, prompting a heavy response from dozens of firefighters.The fire is believed to have been started my an electrical malfunction, ...

  3. Movie Theater Evacuated In New Rochelle

    Movie Theater Evacuated In New Rochelle

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Movie-goers in New Rochelle got a brief scare on Friday afternoon when alarms went off, forcing an evacuation.Officials confirmed that several alarms went off in the Regal New Roc Stadium 18 Theater on Friday afternoon, prompting a temporary evacuation.The alarms reportedly went off due to a glitch. Firefighters quickly responded to the theater and checked the ...

  4. 30 Hours To Shop, Yorktown: Amazon Prime Day Starts At 9 p.m.

    30 Hours To Shop, Yorktown: Amazon Prime Day Starts At 9 p.m.

    Hudson Valley shoppers need not wait until Black Friday or Cyber Monday, as Amazon kicks off its annual Prime Day, which will run longer than 24 hours this year.Prime Day kicks off at 9 p.m. on Monday, lasting until 3 a.m. on Wednesday, July 12, with new deals being offered every five minutes, according to Amazon.A preview of the deals that will be available during Prime Day has been ...

  5. Raffle Scam Involving Childhood Cancer Under Investigation In Westchester

    Raffle Scam Involving Childhood Cancer Under Investigation In Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - An alleged fundraising scam involving a child who died of cancer in which tickets were sold throughout Westchester is being investigated by Yonkers Police.An alert has been issued to local residents following reports of the alleged scam, which involves an unidentified person selling “fundraiser” tickets for a raffle related to Nolan Scully, who died from ...

  6. Country Club In Westchester To Lay Off More Than 75

    Country Club In Westchester To Lay Off More Than 75

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - More than 75 people are set to be laid off at the popular Elmwood Country Club in White Plains, according to a notice filed with the New York State Department of Labor last month.As of Sept. 30, 76 people will be out of a job at the club, according to the worker adjustment and retraining (WARN) notice that was filed on June 27. The company cited a plant ...

  7. 30 Charged With DWI, 364 For Speeding In Hudson Valley July 4th Detail

    30 Charged With DWI, 364 For Speeding In Hudson Valley July 4th Detail

    Troopers from the New York State Police issued nearly 500 tickets to motorists in the Hudson Valley during its annual statewide STOP-DWI enforcement campaign during the Fourth of July holiday.During the 96-hour campaign, troopers and local law enforcement targeted speeding and aggressive drivers in an attempt to curtail impaired motorists during the holiday.Thirty drivers were charged ...

  8. Spano Says Yonkers Fire Union's Misspending 'Outrageous Abuse'

    Spano Says Yonkers Fire Union's Misspending 'Outrageous Abuse'

    YONKERS, N.Y. - Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano is demanding restitution from the city’s Firefighter’s Union following reports of a misappropriation of funds.The Journal News released a report this week claiming that the union has spent more than $10 million in taxpayer money over the past 50 years on things such as softball leagues, gym memberships and parties to celebrate the retirement of ...

  9. Westchester Man Who Fired Seven Shots Pleads Guilty To Attempted Murder

    Westchester Man Who Fired Seven Shots Pleads Guilty To Attempted Murder

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A 25-year-old man from Mount Vernon has pleaded guilty to attempted murder after a near-fatal shooting in the city.Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced on Friday that Marc Seward has pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree attempted murder, a violent felony, for his role in 2015 shooting.Seward’s victim was walking on South ...

  10. Man Charged In Connection With Death Of 2-Year-Old In Mount Vernon

    Man Charged In Connection With Death Of 2-Year-Old In Mount Vernon

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A 23-year-old man is expected to be arraigned on a murder charge for his role in the alleged death of a 2-year-old girl in Mount Vernon.Darren Morris has been charged with second-degree murder and assault, officials confirmed on Friday, for an incident that took place at a residence on South Third Avenue in Mount Vernon. He is expected to be arraigned on the ...

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