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Mother Drives Minivan Into Hudson, Kills Herself, 3 Children

Late Tuesday night firefighters in upstate New York said a mother drove a minivan into the Hudson River after a dispute at home, killing herself and her three young children, ages 5, 2 and 11 months.

04/13/2011

NYPD officers guard Riverdale Jewish Center in the Bronx (credit: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Judge Asked To Toss Conviction In Bronx Temple Bomb Plot

Lawyers for four men said their clients’ convictions and the case itself should be thrown out because they were entrapped by a paid FBI informant posing as an Islamic extremist.

03/24/2011

Carlos Ortiz, fugitive FBI is still looking for. (Photo/Catherine Cioffi)

Feds Add Murder Charges In Crackdown On Newburgh Gang

Federal prosecutors have added murder charges to an indictment against reputed Latin King gang members and associates who allegedly terrorized Newburgh.

02/10/2011

Newburgh Salvation Army

Real-Life Grinch Hits Newburgh Salvation Army

Who would steal from children in need? It’s a real Christmas crime – 60 gifts from a Salvation Army headquarters were swiped by a real-life Grinch.

12/20/2010

Michael Mele (Photo/Associated Press), Laura Garza (Photo/Personal Photo)

Sex Offender Enters Plea In B’klyn Woman’s Death

Convicted sex offender Michael Mele has pleaded not guilty to charges he killed aspiring dancer, Laura Garza, who disappeared two years ago.

12/13/2010

Michael Mele (Photo/Associated Press), Laura Garza (Photo/Personal Photo)

Sex Offender Charged In Garza Murder

More than two years after an aspiring dancer vanished, charges were finally filed Wednesday in her murder. A grand jury indicted convicted sex offender Michael Mele.

12/08/2010

Michael Mele (Photo/Associated Press), Laura Garza (Photo/Personal Photo)

Prime Suspect In Death Of Laura Garza To Be Indicted

More information is expected to be released Wednesday when the Orange County District Attorney’s office will hold a press conference to discuss the latest developments in the case.

12/07/2010

L to R: Lewis, Koltun, Fennel

3 Suspects Charged In Newburgh Double Murder

Two men from Brooklyn and one from Manhattan were arrested and charged in the fatal shootings of a former police officer and his nephew in Newburgh.

12/02/2010

Crime Scene - Graphic: AP

Man Charged In Fatal Hudson Valley Party Beating

Authorities have charged a 25-year-old Hudson Valley man in the death of a man who was beaten with a baseball bat during a fight at a birthday party.

11/29/2010

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Man Dies After Disturbance At NY House Party

Police are investigating the death of a man found unconscious after a rowdy house party in the lower Hudson Valley.

11/28/2010

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Ex-Officer’s Nephew 2nd Body In Newburgh Home

Authorities say a man found shot to death in a Newburgh home with a former police officer was the officer’s nephew.

11/07/2010

Ex-Police Officer Among 2 Slain In Newburgh Home

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a former police officer with a history of legal problems was among two men found shot to death in a Newburgh home. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown, reported Saturday […]

11/06/2010

Generic Police Light File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Newburgh Police Investigate Double Homicide

Police in the city of Newburgh are investigating a double homicide after the bodies of two men were found in a house in the Hudson River city.

11/05/2010

Judge: Bronx Terror Plot Defendant Faking Illness

NEW YORK (AP) — A defendant in a terrorism trial who claims he sees ghosts, dead people and even the Virgin Mary is faking mental illness, a judge concluded Tuesday as she ordered a resumption […]

09/14/2010

Cops: NY Mom Charged With DWI After Crash With Kids In Car

A mother is being charged with four counts of DWI after allegedly crashing with her kids in the car.

09/08/2010

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