A Poughkeepsie high school senior died suddenly, after he was bitten by a tick and contracted a severe virus.
Police said Eric Hakimisefat, 16, was going twice the speed limit when he lost control of his car and slammed into a telephone pole in Brooklyn.
Investigators said 68-year-old Joseph Abdo was killed by the early-morning fire in Emerson Hill. The fire reportedly began inside his custom-designed room.
The fire started at a home on LaGuardia Street in Castelton Corners just before 4:30 a.m. Saturday.