A woman accused of killing her 80-year-old mother-in-law tried to get rid of two prosecution witnesses by suggesting a murderous plot to a fellow jail inmate, the district attorney said Wednesday.
Police say that a hunger for heroin apparently drove two teens in a quiet Orange County town to commit murder over the weekend.
Police said 70-year-old Robert Palladino of New Hampton turned into the path of the state police cruiser at about 8 p.m. Friday night. 71-year-old passenger Josephine Palladino was pronounced dead at the scene.
The National Transportation Safety Board said witnesses reported that the single-engine plane was flying slowly and used almost the entire length of the runway at Brookhaven Airport before it took off.
A barn caught fire right around 8:30 p.m. in the Village of Goshen and had become a full-fledged inferno when fire crews arrived.
Orange County admits that it has problems with the Bloods and the Latin Kings gangs.
The $40.1 billion budget attempts to tackle the state’s deficit with a combination of cuts, labor savings and wide-ranging tax hikes.
The treasurer of a small village in Orange County has admitted stealing more than $76,000 from the municipality.