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Blackfoot the calico cat shot to death in Putnam County. (credit: Putnam County SPCA)

Putnam County SPCA Hunts Whoever Shot Cat To Death

Authorities said Blackfoot’s owner reported the cat was shot on Feb. 7 while outside. The shot – either from a high-powered BB gun or a low caliber rifle – paralyzed the cat.

02/14/2013

Journal News Interactive Gun Map (credit: lohud.com)

Westchester Exec Wants Journal News Gun Map Taken Down

“The time has come to take the map down,” Rob Astorino wrote to the paper’s publisher and president Janet Hasson. In the letter, Astorino asked that the Journal News “immediately shut down the interactive map of pistol permit holders.”

01/15/2013

Journal News gun map (credit: CBS 2 via lohud.com)

Gun Permit Map To Blame For White Plains Burglary?

A lawmaker has expressed concern that a burglary in White Plains might be tied to the gun permit map the Journal News recently showed the world.

01/13/2013

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Putnam County Won’t Give Names Of Gun Permit Holders To Journal News

Experts say the county will have a difficult time defending the refusal, because New York state law classifies the data as public.

01/03/2013

United Way 211 Financial Helpline Poster (credit: www.uwwp.org)

United Way Of Westchester And Putnam Counties Offers Free Financial Helpline

The free helpline is available to Westchester and Putnam residents for two days only, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16 and Wednesday, Oct. 17.

10/16/2012

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen from Tarrytown - Aug 16, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

County Executives Endorse New Tappan Zee Bridge

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to build a new Tappan Zee Bridge over the Hudson River got a big boost today.

08/16/2012

Hudson River (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass/ WCBS 880)

52-Year-Old Man Drowns In Hudson River While Helping Seven-Year-Old Niece

Westchester County police said that the man jumped into the river near Peekskill late on Friday afternoon, as the young girl struggled to hold on to a raft tied to the family’s boat.

08/05/2012

A man walks through the rain during an intense afternoon thunderstorm on June 22, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Midst Of Heat Wave, Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect For Tri-State Area Until 8:00 P.M.

In the midst of the second extreme heat wave of the summer, some relief could be on the way in the form of rain. But that rain could potentially be dangerous.

07/01/2012

The remains of the Sullivan home in Carmel, N.Y., destroyed earlier this year by fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials In Carmel Dispute Report Suggesting Cause Of Deadly Blaze

Inspector Woody Ledwith told the Journal News on Wednesday that the blaze started outside the house near electric and gas meters and spread quickly up the vinyl siding and through walls into the ceilings.

05/10/2012

Mourners embrace at the family's wake. (Credit: CBS 2)

Carmel Family Killed In Tragic Fire Remembered At Funeral

Hundreds of mourners were on hand on Saturday morning to lay four family members killed earlier this week in a vicious fire in Putnam County to rest. The funeral started at 9 a.m. at St. James the Apostle church in Carmel.

05/05/2012

The remains of the Sullivan home in Carmel, N.Y., destroyed earlier this year by fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Mourners Struggle With Reality At Wake For Carmel Family Killed In House Fire

A two-day wake started Thursday for four members of the same family that died in a horrible house fire on Tuesday morning. Investigators are still unsure of the cause even as they questioned the only survivor of the blaze.

05/03/2012

The remains of the Sullivan home in Carmel, N.Y., destroyed earlier this year by fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Coroner: Larchmont Police Captain, Family Died Of Smoke Inhalation In Carmel Fire

The Putnam County coroner said based on the preliminary autopsy results, it “probably” means Larchmont Police Captain Thomas Sullivan, his wife Donna and their two daughters, 17-year-old Meghan and 15-year-old Mairead, died before they were burned.

05/02/2012

Emergency crews at the scene of a deadly fire - Carmel, NY - May 1, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Larchmont Police Captain, Wife And 2 Daughters Killed In Carmel House Fire

Larchmont Police Captain Thomas Sullivan, his wife, and their 17-year-old and 12-year-old daughters are dead following a house fire in the Putnam County town of Carmel.

05/01/2012

(credit: countyhealthrankings.org)

New Rankings Out For Healthiest Counties In NY, NJ, CT

Is your county the healthiest in your state? Well, a new survey will answer that question.

04/03/2012

A snow plow stands ready - Ridgefield, CT - Feb 29, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Snowy Conditions Blamed For Death In Newburgh

AThe accident happened on Route 32 and occurred when ice forced a vehicle traveling northbound to spin out and strike a car in the southbound lane.

02/29/2012

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