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.
Putnam County Coroner Dr. Hari Chakravorty said an autopsy revealed that Pamela Kaner did not drown.
It was a picture-perfect setting for an incongruous horror. Two men and a woman were using one of the row boats on Lake Gleneida in Carmel when they spotted a child and a corpse floating together approximately 100 feet from shore, police said.
Thousands of homes in the Tri-state area are without power Friday after intense thunderstorms moved through the region on Thursday.
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Investigators in Putnam County released the results of their probe Thursday into the horrific blaze that left four people dead and determined a smoldering cigarette ash ignited the fire.
Inspector Woody Ledwith told the Journal News on Wednesday that the blaze started outside the house near electric and gas meters and spread quickly up the vinyl siding and through walls into the ceilings.
Hundreds of mourners were on hand on Saturday morning to lay four family members killed earlier this week in a vicious fire in Putnam County to rest. The funeral started at 9 a.m. at St. James the Apostle church in Carmel.
A two-day wake started Thursday for four members of the same family that died in a horrible house fire on Tuesday morning. Investigators are still unsure of the cause even as they questioned the only survivor of the blaze.
The Putnam County coroner said based on the preliminary autopsy results, it “probably” means Larchmont Police Captain Thomas Sullivan, his wife Donna and their two daughters, 17-year-old Meghan and 15-year-old Mairead, died before they were burned.
Larchmont Police Captain Thomas Sullivan, his wife, and their 17-year-old and 12-year-old daughters are dead following a house fire in the Putnam County town of Carmel.
After Hurricane Irene wreaked havoc on New York City’s northern suburbs, getting back to normal continues to be a struggle.
State police say a woman walking along a busy highway in Westchester County was struck and killed shortly after getting out of a car.
Cops say the crack pipe was hidden in the 20-year-old man’s shirt sleeve.