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Officials Warn About 'LOCO,' 'UFO' Drugs Following Overdoses In Westchester

Officials Warn About 'LOCO,' 'UFO' Drugs Following Overdoses In Westchester

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Westchester County officials are warning residents of the potential pitfalls of drugs marked “UFO” and “LOCO” following a series of recent overdoses in Harrison and Eastchester.

Flanked by Peter Rubinstein and John Greer, who each lost children to overdoses in Harrison, ...

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Police Dish Out 25 Tickets In Sprain Brook Parkway Detail

Police Dish Out 25 Tickets In Sprain Brook Parkway Detail

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- State police issues 25 tickets during a speed enforcement detail on the Sprain Brook Parkway on Tuesday in Westchester.The detail was between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m....

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Former Area Teacher's Sex-Abuse Student Accuser Seeks To Sue District

Former Area Teacher's Sex-Abuse Student Accuser Seeks To Sue District

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- One of former Horace Greeley High School drama teacher Christopher Schraufnagel's criminal sex-abuse student accusers is seeking to sue the Chappaqua Central School Dis...

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Former Westchester Tax Preparer Convicted On 39-Count Indictment

Former Westchester Tax Preparer Convicted On 39-Count Indictment

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A Mount Vernon tax preparer has been found guilty of obstructing the IRS and preparing dozens of falsified income tax returns for his clients. Samuel Gentle, 59...

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Children, Adults Rescued From Long Island Sound Waters

Children, Adults Rescued From Long Island Sound Waters

Eight children and two adults were rescued by firefighters on jet skis after getting caught in an incoming tide that quickly overtook the group, according to the Connecticut Post. The gro...

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Mount Vernon Woman Found Guilty Of Running Over, Killing Yonkers 'Rival'

Mount Vernon Woman Found Guilty Of Running Over, Killing Yonkers 'Rival'

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - A Mount Vernon woman is facing up to 25 years in prison after being found guilty of running down her “rival” in Yonkers with her car and fleeing the scene. On Monday...

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Police Save 21-Year-Old From Bear Mountain Bridge Jump

Police Save 21-Year-Old From Bear Mountain Bridge Jump

A suicidal man was safe Monday after police were able to talk him out of jumping off the Bear Mountain Bridge, which connects Cortlandt and Stony Point. State police said the unidentified...

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Police Lift Vehicle Off Of Man In Mamaroneck

Police Lift Vehicle Off Of Man In Mamaroneck

MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Village of Mamaroneck police were able to free a man early Monday whose leg got pinned underneath his vehicle. Sgt. Sandra DiRuzza, a village police department spokesw...

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Westchester Man, Woman Charged With Siphoning Cooking Oil From Five Guys

Westchester Man, Woman Charged With Siphoning Cooking Oil From Five Guys

A Yonkers couple was arrested in last week on charges of attempting to steal cooking oil from a restaurant in Westport, Conn., police said. Jonathan Garces, 22, and Alondra Aracil, 19, we...

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Hudson Valley Residents Advised To Be Wary Of IRS Phone Scams

Hudson Valley Residents Advised To Be Wary Of IRS Phone Scams

With tax season in the rearview mirror residents should be wary of IRS phone scams that pop up this time of year. The scams involve a call from someone purporting to be with the IRS, cla...

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Police Issue Warning About 'LOCO' Drug Following Eastchester Overdose

Police Issue Warning About 'LOCO' Drug Following Eastchester Overdose

EASTCHESTER, N.Y. - Following the overdose death of a 24-year-old man this week, the Eastchester Police Department has issued a warning about an investigation into “a potentially lethal b...

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Westchester Man Fighting For Life After Shootout In Stamford

Westchester Man Fighting For Life After Shootout In Stamford

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- An unidentified Westchester man is in the hospital fighting for his life, a second man was arrested and police were looking for others after a wild shootout ea...

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Teen Camp Counselor Charged With Sexual Abuse In Mamaroneck

Teen Camp Counselor Charged With Sexual Abuse In Mamaroneck

MAMARONECK, N.Y. – A 16-year-old counselor has been charged with assaulting a young female camper at a village of Mamaroneck summer recreation camp, police said Thursday. The alleged inci...

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