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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. Amid Backlash, Cuomo Strongly Defends Official Renaming Of TZB After Father

    Amid Backlash, Cuomo Strongly Defends Official Renaming Of TZB After Father

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is vehemently defending the naming of the new Tappan Zee Bridge for his father, former Gov. Mario M. Cuomo, despite a petition that has garnered more than 100,000 signatures speaking out against the designation.Through a spokesperson who spoke to Daily Voice on Monday, Cuomo called the change.org petition, which has garnered more than 95,000 signatures as of ...

  2. Reports: Former Westchester NBA Star Busted With Forged License Plates

    Reports: Former Westchester NBA Star Busted With Forged License Plates

    Former NBA player and Mount Vernon resident Ben Gordon is reportedly facing charges in New York after being caught with a forged license plate.According to multiple reports, Gordon was arrested following a traffic stop in Manhattan on Sunday night near the corner of West 129th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard.Gordon was reportedly issued a desk appearance ticket and is due back ...

  3. Man Pleads Guilty To Raping, Choking Westchester Woman

    Man Pleads Guilty To Raping, Choking Westchester Woman

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A 35-year-old man pleaded guilty to the violent rape of a Mount Vernon woman after it took police nearly two years to track him down.Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced on Monday that Bronx resident Clevon Reeves has pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree rape, a violent felony, dating back to an incident in 2014.According ...

  4. Seen Him? Police Search For I-87 DWI Driver Involved In Crash

    Seen Him? Police Search For I-87 DWI Driver Involved In Crash

    Have you seen him?New York State Police in Westchester are seeking the public’s assistance as they continue their search for a man wanted on multiple charges.State Police in Tarrytown issued an alert this week for 29-year-old Diego Tamay, who is wanted on charges that include felony driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle dating back to an ...

  5. Ex-Westchester DA Jeanine Pirro Clocked Speeding At 119 MPH

    Ex-Westchester DA Jeanine Pirro Clocked Speeding At 119 MPH

    Fox News host and former Westchester County District Attorney Jeanine Pirro apparently has the need for speed.State Police confirmed that Pirro was busted driving 119 mph at approximately 1:15 p.m. on Sunday afternoon in the Town of Nichols, which is in Tioga County upstate, near Owego and her hometown Elmira.When she was stopped by troopers, Pirro, who lives in Harrison, was driving in ...

  6. Body Of Missing Diver Found Near Northern Westchester Border

    Body Of Missing Diver Found Near Northern Westchester Border

    The body of a scuba diver who went missing at a Putnam County mine has been recovered, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's office.Putnam County Sheriff Donald Smith said that his department began its search Sunday afternoon when a man was reported missing after going diving at the Tilly Foster Mine — also known as Simon’s Quarry — in Southeast.Smith said that Jersey City, N.J., ...

  7. Westchester Man With Previous DWI Had BAC Nearly Triple Limit, Police Say

    Westchester Man With Previous DWI Had BAC Nearly Triple Limit, Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A routine traffic stop led to the arrest of a Westchester man who was driving with a blood-alcohol content nearly triple the legal limit.New York State Police troopers stopped 28-year-old Edward Amaya of Yonkers shortly after 2 a.m. on Saturday morning after spotting an equipment violation.During the subsequent traffic stop, police said that Amaya was found to ...

  8. Save These Dates: Here Are Gridlock Alert Days For Holiday Season

    Save These Dates: Here Are Gridlock Alert Days For Holiday Season

    With the holidays fast approaching, the New York City Department of Transportation is encouraging area residents to utilize public transportation whenever possible.Each year, the NYC DOT designates Gridlock Alert Days, which mark some of the busiest traffic and travel days on the calendar. As such, the DOT is encouraging residents that are heading to work, shop or otherwise to “consider ...

  9. Westchester Daughter Of Ex-Governor Joins 65K Who've Signed TZB Petition

    Westchester Daughter Of Ex-Governor Joins 65K Who've Signed TZB Petition

    The battle over the naming rights of the new Tappan Zee Bridge has become a real family affair.Kathy Conroy Wilson - the daughter of the late Gov. Malcolm Wilson, whose name was included in the official title of the old bridge - has joined the tens of thousands of other New Yorkers who have signed a petition protesting the designation of Mario M. Cuomo Bridge as the official name of the ...

  10. $1.6M Illegal Charges Settlement Includes Westchester Auto Dealer, AG Says

    $1.6M Illegal Charges Settlement Includes Westchester Auto Dealer, AG Says

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A pair of Westchester County auto dealerships were among those included in a settlement claiming they charged thousands of customers for hidden purchases.New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that Honda of New Rochelle and New Rochelle Toyota are facing severe restrictions on sales after being included in a deal to end the practice of ...

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