New York State Police
A seemingly routine traffic stop in Orange County resulted in the arrest of a Paterson, New Jersey man wanted for attempted murder, New York State Police said.
Dramatic video released Friday shows a fiery crash and a daring rescue at a Westchester County gas station earlier this week.
Unanswered questions linger in the scandal of missing evidence involving illicit and prescription drugs at a New York State Police barracks in Hawthorne.
The campaign runs from April 17 through April 24 in an effort to reduce speed-related crashes and improve safety for drivers across the state.
The party bus that police said was full of drunken teens Monday night is completely trashed, company owner Matt Delaney said.
There were 42 people, all ages 16 and 17, in various stages of intoxication aboard the limo bus, police said.
SeanMichael Pagano, 37, of Mount Sinai, was being held without bail following his arrest Thursday on charges he downloaded videos depicting young girls engaged in sexual acts with adults. Pagano has worked as a high school and college lacrosse coach.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that from Friday through Monday, drivers can expect sobriety checkpoints, increased DWI patrols and increased inspections on underage drinking and sales to minors.
Deirdre O’Neil was traveling southbound on the New York State Thurway around 3 p.m., where a confused motorist was driving for eight miles in the wrong direction, police said.
The goal of the initiative “Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest” is to maximize DWI enforcement efforts to prevent motorists from being injured or killed by an intoxicated or drug-impaired driver.
A Poughkeepsie man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an 11-hour standoff at a Putnam County motel, police said.
A paragliding accident left a man dead Wednesday on a frozen river in Orange County.
The State of New York has announced a new, high-tech effort to combat wrong-way crashes, using radar, flashy LED signs, and text alerts to drivers’ cellphones and the resources of local police.
New York has given state police 32 tall, unmarked SUVs to better peer down at drivers’ hands, part of one of the nation’s most aggressive attacks on texting while driving.
A 15-year-old Westchester County boy got an unwelcome surprise this week while eating a piece of toast, according to a published report.