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  1. Four Cats Missing , Woman Displaced After Three-Alarm Fire Breaks Out In Somers

    Four Cats Missing , Woman Displaced After Three-Alarm Fire Breaks Out In Somers

    A three-alarm fire left four cats "unaccounted" for and a Somers woman homeless.More than 75 firefighters battled the blaze that started around 9:44 p.m. Tuesday in the basement of a home on Anita Road, said the Somers Fire Department.The fire, which spread to the first and second floor, left the homeowner, Nancy Haggerty, a lifetime Somers resident, without any belongings and ...

  2. Two Injured In Crash Involving Police Vehicle On Taconic

    Two Injured In Crash Involving Police Vehicle On Taconic

    This story has been updated.A section of the Taconic State Parkway was closed after a serious two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon involving a Westchester County police vehicle.The crash took place around 3 p.m. in Mount Pleasant, state police said.Two people, including a Westchester County police officer, were injured in the crash. Both were hospitalized with non-life threatening ...

  3. 'Inexperienced' Teen Driver Crashes Into Parked Cars, Building At Bard College

    'Inexperienced' Teen Driver Crashes Into Parked Cars, Building At Bard College

    A teen who hit two parked cars and then slammed into a building at Bard College was an "inexperienced" driver, police said.The incident took place 11 p.m. Tuesday when the Red Hook Police Department responded to a 911 call reporting a ca into a building on Robbins Road at the college in Annandale-on-Hudson, Red Hook Police said.Upon arrival, police found that the  19-year-old ...

  4. Police Investigating Report Of Shots Fired In Northern Westchester

    Police Investigating Report Of Shots Fired In Northern Westchester

    State police are on the scene of a report of shots fired in the Cortlandt area.The incident took place around 9:30 a.m. Friday at 101 Dogwood Road according to a 911 call made to New York State Police, said Trooper AJ Hicks,"We have troopers are on scene but the person who made the 911 call is not being cooperative," said  Hicks.Hicks said a report that officers are looking ...

  5. More Americans Believe Christine Blasey Ford, Marist Poll Finds

    More Americans Believe Christine Blasey Ford, Marist Poll Finds

    Nearly half of Americans believe that Christine Blasey Ford was telling the truth last week following the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court justice, according to a new Marist College poll.   One in three residents, or 33 percent, told pollsters Kavanaugh was honest. Forty-five percent said they believe Ford and 22 percent were ...

  6. Six Injured In Two-Vehicle Crash On Bear Mountain Bridge Road

    Six Injured In Two-Vehicle Crash On Bear Mountain Bridge Road

    Six people were injured during a two-car crash on Bear Mountain Bridge Road (Route 202/Route 6) in Cortlandt.The crash happened around 3:25 p.m. Tuesday between the bridge overlook and Monteverde, said New York State Police. Traffic was limited to one lane following the crash.Six elderly occupants received non-life-threatening injuries during the crash, state police said. Check back to ...

  7. Woman Rescued After Falling Into Hole Used To Hold Tank In Northern Westchester

    Woman Rescued After Falling Into Hole Used To Hold Tank In Northern Westchester

    A Northern Westchester woman who fell into a hole in the ground was rescued by first responders after a health aide discovered she was missing.The incident took place around 9:25 a.m. Wednesday on Ketchum Avenue in Buchanan when the woman went outside to check the 5-foot hole that used to hold an old tank in her yard, said Buchanan Police Chief Brian Tubbs."She went out to check ...

  8. Man Shot In Buttocks In Westchester

    Man Shot In Buttocks In Westchester

    A man received non-life threatening injuries after being shot early Tuesday afternoon in Westchester County.The shooting took place around 2 p.m. on Highland Place in Yonkers, said Yonkers Police Det. Sgt. Dean Politopoulous. The man was apparently shot in the buttocks and few other details were available,  police said.This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 

  9. Bear Mountain Bridge Now Has Its Own New Name

    Bear Mountain Bridge Now Has Its Own New Name

    With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave another iconic bridge in the Hudson Valley a new official name.Cuomo signed into law legislation changing the name of the Bear Mountain Bridge to the Purple Heart Veterans Memorial Bridge.The state Legislature voted in favor of the new name in June, and the change became final Tuesday when it was signed by Cuomo.The bridge's new name is ...

  10. Dog Shot After Attacking Police Officer Responding To Dispute In Westchester

    Dog Shot After Attacking Police Officer Responding To Dispute In Westchester

    A police officer had to fire a shot after being attacked by a dog while responding to a domestic disturbance.When officers arrived at the Jervis Road home in Yonkers late Monday night, two large dogs came out, and the pit bull attacked one of the officers, biting him on his ankle and latching on to him, Politiopulos said.The officer was attacked by the pit bull around 9:20 p.m. after ...

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