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Makeshift memorial for Marist College fire victims (credit: CBS 2)

Police Closing Investigation Into Fatal Poughkeepsie Fire

Investigators have failed to figure out what caused a fire that killed three college students in an off-campus house in January.

03/31/2012

Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Says Tappan Zee Bridge Being Mulled As Walkway

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state is considering turning the Tappan Zee Bridge into a “greenway” instead of demolishing it when a new adjacent span is built to cross the Hudson River.

02/22/2012

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Memorial Service Held For Marist College Students Killed In Fire

Nearly 4,000 students wearing red ribbons gathered for Wednesday’s memorial service for a chance to come together as a community and mourn.

01/25/2012

Passengers wait as a Metro-North passenger train approaches the platform. (file/credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Quiet Cars Make Debut On Metro-North Railroad

If tranquility on the train is what you seek – an escape from inconsiderate cell phone shouters and blabbing, blathering bozos – Metro-North hears you loud and clear.

10/17/2011

Dewey Bozella

Innocent Man Leaves NY Prison For Boxing Ring

Bozella was up the Hudson River at Sing Sing, one of the nation’s most notorious prisons. Sent there for the 1977 murder of a 92-year-old woman in Poughkeepsie, maintained his innocence.

10/14/2011

Houses are seen on Fairfield Beach Road following Irene - Fairfield, CT - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Presses For Federal Help After Irene

Gov. Dan Malloy says he is pressing the federal government to help Connecticut assess damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.

08/30/2011

2010 Dutchess County Fair - Rhinebeck, NY (credit: Garret Lown Photography via Dutchess County Agricultural Society)

Dutchess County Fair In Rhinebeck Closing Ahead Of Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene has robbed the Hudson Valley of a beloved summer experience and threatens a historic park that stretches over the river.

08/27/2011

George Washington Bridge - Fort Lee, NJ (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

8 Bridges Hudson River Swim Kicks Off Friday Morning

The mighty Hudson River has eight major bridges starting from the mouth in New York harbor up to Catskill in the Hudson Valley.

07/07/2011

Sprout Creek Farm - La Grange, NY (file / credit: Sprout Creek Farm)

Stories From Main Street: Sprout Creek Farm Teaches Students Important Lessons Outside Of The Classroom

Just outside Poughkeepsie, Sprout Creek Farm is a unique place – an outdoor classroom full of kids.

05/23/2011

Cadets at the United States Military Academy - West Point, NY (file / credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Cadet Tom Anderson Achieves Lifelong Dream Of Graduating From West Point

For graduating cadet Tom Anderson from Poughkeepsie, going to West Point was obvious an obvious life choice.

05/18/2011

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2nd Fatal Shooting On Same Poughkeepsie Street

Police say officers responding to reports of gunfire near a bar found a wounded man lying in a parking lot shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday. The man died at the scene.

05/06/2011

Vassar College - Poughkeepsie, NY (file / credit: Vassar College)

Man Accused Of Stealing Vassar College Funds At Center Of Another Investigation

Police have expanded their case against a contractor accused of stealing funds meant for Vassar College.

04/11/2011

Officer John Falcone's casket is carried at his funeral on Feb. 24, 2011. (credit: Catherine Cioffi)

Slain Poughkeepsie Officer John Falcone Remembered

Falcone was gunned down Friday during a shootout with 22-year-old Lee Welch, a Catskill native who, police said, had just shot his own wife in front of the couple’s 3-year-old daughter.

02/24/2011

Officer John Falcone (credit: 1010 WINS)

Vigil Held For Slain Poughkeepsie Police Officer

A police officer was killed by a wounded, bleeding gunman who first shot his wife and then himself in a parked car, authorities said Sunday. The couple’s 3-year-old daughter, who also was in the car, was physically unharmed.

02/20/2011

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Poughkeepsie Police: Officer Falcone Shot In ‘Close Struggle’ With Suspect

While there had been earlier speculation of friendly fire, Police Chief Ron Knapp said neither “the suspect nor the officer were killed by other officers.”

02/19/2011

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