Putnam County

Bridge over Croton Reservoir (credit: CBS 2)

Man Dies When Rowboat Overturns In Putnam County Reservoir

A man has died – apparently drowning when the rowboat he was in overturned in a reservoir in Putnam County, according to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.

08/19/2014

Alexandru Hossu mug shot (credit: Putnam County Sheriff's Department)

Jury Finds Friend Of Putnam County DA Not Guilty On Child Rape Charges

Alexandru Hossu, a 36-year-old Romanian immigrant in the U.S. illegally, was charged with raping the 13-year-old daughter of his former girlfriend in October 2010.

04/03/2014

Rockland Snow

Snowstorm Makes Mess Of Roads, Causes Power Woes In Westchester, Rockland

Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.

02/13/2014

Putnam County Dog Abandoned

Dog Found Abandoned In Metal Crate In Putnam County

The Putnam County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was seeking information Saturday on whoever abandoned a dog in the Town of Kent.

12/28/2013

Mourners at the wake for Zachariah Yong Jae Shin on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Man Killed In Garden City Workplace Shooting

Zachariah Yong Jae Shin, 25, was killed Wednesday when Nassau County police said Sang Ho Kim walked into Savenergy, a lighting fixture company in East Garden City, and opened fire.

09/30/2013

Police on the scene of a shooting in East Garden City, NY on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Visitation Held For Man Killed In Garden City Business Shooting

A wake was held Sunday night for a 25-year-old man who was killed in a workplace shooting on Long Island last week.

09/29/2013

Sang Ho Kim , suspect wanted in a fatal shooting near the Roosevelt Field Mall on Sept. 25, 2013. (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Authorities Continue Search For Man Wanted In Connection With Garden City Shooting

Police say Sang Ho Kim disappeared after he opened fire inside a light fixture company in Garden City, N.Y. on Wednesday morning, killing one employee and wounding the company’s chief executive. He was still missing Saturday.

09/28/2013

Police search for fatal shooting suspect Sang Ho Kim. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Shooting Suspect Still At Large As Manhunt In Putnam County Continues

Dozens of police officers, including state and federal authorities, have been scouring the woods in Cold Spring in an intense manhunt for 63-year-old Sang Ho Kim.

09/27/2013

East Garden City shooting suspect Sang Ho Kim's SUV is seen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 after being found abandoned in Putnam County, NY (credit: CBS 2)

Police Find Getaway Car Of East Garden City Shooting Suspect; Manhunt Continues

Dozens of police departments as well as state and federal authorities have been hunting for 63-year-old Sang Ho Kim of Queens.

09/26/2013

IED Awareness Demonstration

Demonstrations Teach First Responders About Dangers Of IEDs

A series of explosions brought dozens of police officers and firefighters to a stone quarry in Putnam County Tuesday, but it wasn’t a crime scene.

08/20/2013

Putnam County DA Adam Levy (credit: Putnam DA's Office)

Putnam County DA Sues Local Sheriff For Defamation

The sheriff denied defaming DA Adam Levy. He also said the timing of the lawsuit was “blatantly political” and implied it was intended to damage his re-election campaign.

08/14/2013

Weapons found in the Mahopac, N.Y. home of Jonathan Orser - June 28, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Mahopac Residents Shocked After Arsenal Is Discovered In Neighbor’s Home

Residents in sleepy Mahopac were talking Saturday about an arsenal of explosive materials, weapons and ammunition that were found in a neighbor’s home.

06/29/2013

FILE -- A women fires a handgun  (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

NY Gun Owners Must File Form To Keep Permit Info Private

Starting Wednesday, the records of anyone who has asked to be exempt from the state Freedom of Information Law will be kept secret. But the information will be available for gun owners who haven’t acted.

05/15/2013

Stephen Katz (credit: assembly.state.ny.us)

New York State Assemblyman’s Marijuana Charge Dismissed

The lawyer for Assemblyman Stephen Katz (R-Westchester/Putnam) says there were difficulties in proving he had marijuana when he was stopped March 12 on the state Thruway near Albany.

04/25/2013

District Attorney Adam Levy, Alexandru Hossu (credit: putnamcountyda.org | Putnam County Sheriff’s Department)

Local Sheriff Says Putnam District Attorney Is Interfering In Child Rape Case

Adam Levy, who is the son of TV’s “Judge Judy,” said he has acted properly and that the sheriff’s allegations are unfounded.

03/26/2013

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