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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.


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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.”


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Poughkeepsie Cop, Gunman Killed In Shootout

The police officer who was shot in the head during an exchange with a gunman on Friday afternoon has died.


A man uses a snow blower in Oakland, NJ - Dec 27, 2010 - Photo: Laura Paratore

Snowblowers Stolen In Upstate New York

With all the snow that’s fallen on New York this winter, snowblowers are a hot commodity in at least one upstate city.


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NY Officials List 67 Schools As Lowest Achievers

New York education officials have identified 67 public schools as “persistently lowest achieving” and listed 58 for registration review.


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Poughkeepsie Travel Operator Accused In Prostitution Sting

The Westchester County DA said Monday the owner of Big Apple Oriental Tours, told an undercover investigator he could negotiate with women for sexual acts in the Philippines.


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Schumer And Townsend Debate At Marist College

Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer gave a spirited defense of his legislative record amid attacks from Republican challenger Jay Townsend in a televised debate.


Schumer And Senate Challenger Townsend Debate

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer and Republican challenger Jay Townsend are debating for the first time. The televised debate at 7 p.m. Sunday at Marist College in Poughkeepsie will be shown live […]


Carl Paladino participates in a debate in the New York Governor's race at Hofstra University - Hempstead, NY - Oct 18, 2010 - Photo: Audrey C. Tiernan-Pool/Getty Images

Carl Paladino Bashes Governor’s Debate Format

The Republican candidate says Monday’s debate had a “terrible format” and he wants a better chance to grill front-runner Andrew Cuomo.


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NY Police: Suspect Shoots Man Who Shot Him In ’08

Authorities say the third exchange of gunfire in four years between two men has left one of them dead.


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Snake Blamed For Power Outage At Poughkeepsie Hospital

A snake is being blamed for disrupting power at a Hudson Valley hospital after it slithered into a switch box outside the building.