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Hobby Lobby Protest

Protesters Turn Out As U.S. Supreme Court Hears Hobby Lobby Case On Birth Control Coverage

Protesters came out in full force Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case pitting employers’ religious beliefs against the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.

03/25/2014

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Report: 15-Year-Old Charged In Connection With Shocking Crime

Police say they’ve arrested a 15-year-old boy who forced a 7-year-old girl to perform a sex act on him and then started a fire in an attempt to kill her in New York’s Hudson Valley.

08/31/2013

Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

Travel Company Owner Convicted Of Running Sex Tourism Outfit

A Poughkeepsie man who runs a travel company specializing in trips to Thailand and the Philippines was convicted Monday of promoting prostitution.

07/22/2013

Metro-North train derails near Spuyten Duyvil on the Hudson line, July 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Derailment To Hamstring Morning Commute For Metro-North Hudson Line Customers

A freight train derailment in the Bronx has forced service on Metro-North’s Hudson line to be suspended indefinitely, the transit agency announced Thursday night.

07/18/2013

Vincent Lynch

Poughkeepsie Teacher Charged With Selling Oxycodone Near School

A Hudson Valley substitute teacher stood charged Wednesday with selling oxycodone just steps from the Poughkeepsie high school where he was working.

07/03/2013

Human Remains Found In Poughkeepsie Home (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Grisly Discovery In Poughkeepsie Basement Reheats Cold Case

A contractor found the remains of JoAnn Nichols inside a sealed container behind a false basement wall in the Poughkeepsie home she shared with her husband.

07/02/2013

Staff Sgt. Eric Christian (credit: Christian family)

Gov. Cuomo Orders Flags At Half-Staff In Honor Of Fallen NY Marine

Staff Sgt. Eric Christian of Warwick and another Marine were killed Saturday while conducting combat operations in the Farah province of Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.

05/07/2013

The Marist College men's crew team found the unusual object floating in the Hudson River. (credit: Marist College Crew Team/Facebook)

Marist College Crew Team Finds Giant Floating ‘Head’

Anyone lose a giant head made of Styrofoam and fiberglass?

04/26/2013

Gay And Lesbian Tourism Conference Logo (credit:biggayhudsonvalley.com)

Group Holds Hudson Valley Gay Tourism Conference

Stephan Hengst of BigGayHudsonValley.com said the aim of the conference is to work with vendors looking to attract gays and lesbians to do business across the state.

03/27/2013

New York State Thruway Near Poughkeepsie - Feb. 9, 2013 (credit: NYSDOT)

Senior Citizen Dies After Car Strikes Him On Snowy Poughkeepsie Street

Police say Muril M. Hancock was hit by a car as he walked near the shoulder of a street in this town 70 miles north of New York City.

02/09/2013

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Israeli Police: Man From Poughkeepsie Shoots, Kills Chef At Red Sea Hotel

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld identified the suspect as William Hershkovitz from Poughkeepsie and said his family had been notified.

10/05/2012

Ryan Floryan. (credit: Handout)

Report: Driver In Fatal Poughkeepsie Crash Was Wanted By Police

State corrections officials told The Poughkeepsie Journal that 22-year-old Ryan Floryan was released from prison in March after serving two years for robbery.

08/03/2012

Poughkeepsie Car Crash (credit: CBS 2)

Police Chase In Poughkeepsie Leaves Couple Dead, Children Injured

Police said the incident started with officers chasing Ryan Floryan’s blue Chevy. They said the suspect swerved a few times before speeding through the intersection.

08/02/2012

Firefighters Receive Specialized Training (Credit: CBS 2)

Suburban Firefighters Receive Specialized Training In Rail-Rescue Operations In Westchester

Firefighters were taken to a place where fire is the least of their worries, where one misstep can be fatal. It’s a world that they could be asked to enter at a moment’s notice to save you.

07/13/2012

Guinness World Records logo (Credit: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com)

2,351 Dancers Perform ‘Hokey Pokey’ In Poughkeepsie To Break Guinness World Record

The instructions at a pedestrian bridge in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., today included telling thousands of people to put their left foot in, their left foot out and shake it all about.

06/09/2012

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