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  1. Double Homicide: Irvington Man Killed By Girlfriend's Jealous Ex-Boyfriend

    Double Homicide: Irvington Man Killed By Girlfriend's Jealous Ex-Boyfriend

    A 27-year-old man from Westchester was found shot to death along with his girlfriend in a double homicide committed by a jealous ex-boyfriend, police said.Michael Tarulli of Irvington and his girlfriend Jenny Koonoolal-Jagdeo, 32, were found dead in different rooms of a Florida apartment on Thursday, Nov. 8, according to the Miami-Dade police.A neighbor told police he heard ...

  2. Firefighter Injured In Two-Alarm Blaze That Damages Stores In Yonkers

    Firefighter Injured In Two-Alarm Blaze That Damages Stores In Yonkers

    A two-alarm fire damaged a row of stores in a commercial building in Yonkers that also slightly injured a firefighter.The blaze broke around 10:58 p.m. Tuesday in a cigar and vape store at 583 Central Park Ave., said Yonkers Fire Department Deputy Chief Daniel P. Flynn.When more than 55 firefighters arrived on the scene the fire had spread into the common cockloft-area of the ...

  3. Police Probe Packages Stolen Outside Homes In Westchester Community

    Police Probe Packages Stolen Outside Homes In Westchester Community

    As the holiday season approaches police are investigating four different incidents of thefts of packages from doorsteps and expect more "porch pirates" to be on the prowl.The thefts took place between Oct. 18 and Nov. 3 at four homes in Greenburgh, said Lt. Kobie Powell with the Greenburgh Police Department.Due to the thefts, Powell and the department are urging residents to ...

  4. Man Charged With Taking Illicit Videos, Photos Up Women's Skirts In Area, Police Say

    Man Charged With Taking Illicit Videos, Photos Up Women's Skirts In Area, Police Say

    A 73-year--old area man was arrested for allegedly using his cell phone to take photos and videos of women wearing dresses or skirts or "upskirting."Donald P. Fegan of Millbrook was charged Friday, Nov. 9, with five counts of unlawful surveillance after investigators found he used his cellular device to take the images and recordings, said Trooper AJ Hicks, spokesman for New ...

  5. Police Probe Possible Causes Of Fire At Former Site Of Popular Restaurant

    Police Probe Possible Causes Of Fire At Former Site Of Popular Restaurant

    The two-alarm fire that destroyed a former popular restaurant that has sat abandoned since it closed in 2001 is under investigation.The Rusty Nail, known for its "hopping" happy hours, was destroyed by the fire during the early morning hours on Thursday in the town of Wallkill. State Police, who assisted at the fire scene, said the origin of the fire at the three-story ...

  6. Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into Route 9A Overpass

    Tractor-Trailer Crashes Into Route 9A Overpass

    A tractor-trailer backed up traffic for just over an hour after hitting a bridge overpass on Route 9A in Briarcliff Manor on Friday afternoon, according to police.The vehicle got stuck under the overpass around 2:30 p.m. and was stuck for about an hour before a tow truck could come and move it, Briarcliff Police said.The overpass was inspected and deemed safe, they added.Traffic ...

  7. Stuck Breakneck Ridge Teen Hiker Issued A Ticket Following Rescue

    Stuck Breakneck Ridge Teen Hiker Issued A Ticket Following Rescue

    A 19-year-old who had to be rescued after becoming struck high on a trail on Breakneck Ridge, a mountain along the Hudson River between Beacon and Cold Spring, was issued a ticket after he was back to safety.According to State Park Police, the department received word around 5:30 p.m. Thursday that the teen from Ozone Park, was hiking on the White Trail when he ventured ...

  8. Woman In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Vehicle In Westchester

    Woman In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Vehicle In Westchester

    A 61-year-old woman is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle while crossing Route 121 in Northern Westchester with her bicycle, state police said.The incident took place around 6:37 p.m. Wednesday when the woman was attempting to cross Route 121 in Lewisboro in the hamlet of Cross River when she was struck by a northbound car, said Trooper AJ Hicks, spokesman for ...

  9. Husband, Wife Chefs Ride Success Of White Plains Eatery In Downtown Stamford

    Husband, Wife Chefs Ride Success Of White Plains Eatery In Downtown Stamford

    Riding on the success of their White Plains restaurant,  the owners of Roasted are getting a grip on the Stamford market after almost a year in the downtown area.Roasted Food Co. began as a serious sandwich place and quickly morphed into a full-fledged fast-casual restaurant and bar, focusing on that same from-scratch philosophy, Chef Bill and Kristin Hall used in White Plains at ...

  10. Manhunt For Burglary Suspect Prompting Lockout Of Schools In Westchester

    Manhunt For Burglary Suspect Prompting Lockout Of Schools In Westchester

    An attempted burglary in Northern Westchester has led to a manhunt and a school lockout.The incident took place around 11:47 a.m. Wednesday when an attempted burglary occurred at 3 Lafayette St. in Verplanck, said New York State Trooper AJ Hicks.Police are not releasing many details but did confirm that the NYSP are searching for a suspect and that schools in the area are in a ...

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