Carmel

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

Dorothy Lepore has been accused of stealing over $20,000 from student fundraisers in the Tuckahoe School district. (Credit CBS 2)

Westchester Teacher Accused Of Stealing Over $20,000 From Student Fundraisers

A Westchester teacher who was entrusted with money from student fundraisers has been accused of betraying the young people who depended on her.

02/26/2014

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

Lake Gleneida (file / credit: NYS DEC)

Coroner: Woman Found Dead In NY Lake With Child Clinging To Her Body Likely Died Of Heart Attack

Putnam County Coroner Dr. Hari Chakravorty said an autopsy revealed that Pamela Kaner did not drown.

08/08/2012

Lake Gleneida (file / credit: NYS DEC)

Boaters Find Little Girl Clinging To Dead Babysitter In Putnam County Lake

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.

08/07/2012

Storm damage in Carmel, NY on Friday, July 27, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Powerful Storms Leave Outages, Damage Across The Tri-State

Thousands of homes in the Tri-state area are without power Friday after intense thunderstorms moved through the region on Thursday.

07/27/2012

The remains of the Sullivan home in Carmel, N.Y., destroyed earlier this year by fire. (credit: CBS 2)

In Wake Of Fire That Killed Larchmont Police Captain, Light-Weight Construction Homes Under Scrutiny

It takes just a few minutes — and everything and everyone you love could be gone. A dramatic new video demonstrates the dangers of a popular new type of house construction. One spark becomes a firestorm, but there is a solution.

06/27/2012

The remains of the Sullivan home in Carmel, N.Y., destroyed earlier this year by fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Investigators: Lone Survivor’s Flicked Cigarette Ignited Deadly Carmel Fire

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.

06/07/2012

The remains of the Sullivan home in Carmel, N.Y., destroyed earlier this year by fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials In Carmel Dispute Report Suggesting Cause Of Deadly Blaze

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.

05/10/2012

Mourners embrace at the family's wake. (Credit: CBS 2)

Carmel Family Killed In Tragic Fire Remembered At Funeral

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.

05/05/2012

The remains of the Sullivan home in Carmel, N.Y., destroyed earlier this year by fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Mourners Struggle With Reality At Wake For Carmel Family Killed In House Fire

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.

05/03/2012

The remains of the Sullivan home in Carmel, N.Y., destroyed earlier this year by fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Coroner: Larchmont Police Captain, Family Died Of Smoke Inhalation In Carmel Fire

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.

05/02/2012

Emergency crews at the scene of a deadly fire - Carmel, NY - May 1, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Larchmont Police Captain, Wife And 2 Daughters Killed In Carmel House Fire

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.

05/01/2012

Items destroyed by Irene - Suffern, NY - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

After Irene, Homes Condemned In Rockland; Putnam Not Qualified For Disaster Aid

After Hurricane Irene wreaked havoc on New York City’s northern suburbs, getting back to normal continues to be a struggle.

09/01/2011

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