Sullivan County

Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

34 Charged After Sullivan County Drug Investigation

One of the defendants, Darcy Copeland, allegedly ran a heroin distribution ring based in Monticello, New York, despite being in prison for the past year.

07/28/2015

Gordon Jenkins was ousted as Monticello mayor by a New York state court. (Credit: CBS2)

Monticello Mayor Says He’ll Appeal After Court Tosses Him From Office

Claiming “unscrupulous conduct,” a New York state court has removed the mayor of the Sullivan County village of Monticello.

04/03/2015

Tammy Pratt is presented a ceremonial oversized check after winning a $126M Mega Millions jackpot. (credit: CBS2)

Sullivan County Gets Second $100M-Plus Mega Millions Jackpot Winner In 3 Months

Real estate agent Tammy Pratt of South Fallsburg in Sullivan County was introduced Wednesday as the sole winner of the $126 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn Feb. 27.

03/18/2015

New York Mega Millions winner Harold Diamond and wife Carol (CBS2)

Retired School Principal Is $326M Mega Millions Winner, New York’s Biggest Jackpot Winner

Harol Diamond, 80, of Wurtsboro is the sole winner of the $326 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn on Nov. 4, lottery officials revealed Monday.

01/12/2015

Winning Mega Millions Numbers

Retired Educator Wins $326M Mega Millions Jackpot, Largest Jackpot In NY History

The winner, a retired educator from Sullivan County, is the sole winner of the Nov. 4 jackpot and is the biggest jackpot winner in state’s history.

01/08/2015

High winds on Tuesday, July 8, brought down a tree at 43rd Street and Tenth Avenue. (Credit: CBS 2)

Severe Storms Knock Down Trees, Cut Power; 3 Killed Upstate

Strong winds and heavy rain pounded parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday evening. Storms on Tuesday were also blamed for the deaths of three people upstate near Syracuse.

07/08/2014

A rainy Wednesday in Hell's Kitchen. (Credit: CBS 2)

Storms Prompt Flood Watches, Warnings For Some In Tri-State Area

A dangerous round of storms was passing through some parts of the Tri-State Area late Wednesday, and the storm system was expected to persist until the morning.

06/25/2014

Police: Student Stabs Another Student During Fight At Liberty H.S.

One person is in custody following a stabbing at a high school in Sullivan County Friday.

06/06/2014

Rendering of casino proposed in New York (Credit: CBS 2)

Developers Propose Casino Resorts For Upstate New York

Casinos are a jackpot of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to begin with. And for the Catskills, a chance to reclaim the glory days of the old lavish resort hotels.

05/27/2014

Bloombingburg Development Battle

FBI Storms Sullivan County Town Amid Fears Developer Is Taking It Over

The struggle for control of a small town in Sullivan County has drawn the attention of federal agents.

03/14/2014

Monticello Mayor Arrest

Video Shows Monticello Mayor Cursing, Breaking Clock After DWI Arrest

A video recording shows the mayor of the Sullivan County municipality of Monticello in a heated confrontation after being arrested by his own police officers.

11/24/2013

Eugene Palmer (handout)

Police: Haverstraw Murder Suspect May Still Be Alive

Haverstraw police now think the Stony Point man who allegedly killed his daughter-in-law last September and fled into Harriman State Park, could still be alive.

05/06/2013

Hastings-on-Hudson in Westchester County after Sandy (credit: Lisa Maxwell)

Northern Suburbs, Hudson Valley Still Struggling With Power, Water Outages After Sandy

For those north of New York City, life is still not normal since superstorm Sandy hit on Monday. Many are without power and some can’t drink the water.

10/31/2012

Yoel Oberlander (credit: http://criminaljustice.state.ny.us)

Sources: Registered Sex Offender Sneaks Into Catskills Sleep-Away Camp

He was a stranger in their midst. Campers at a Catskills retreat for young Hasidic teens and children said they woke last week to the alarming sight of a man roaming their sleeping area.

08/15/2012

Stolen torah

Blame The Economy? $35,000 Torah Stolen From Upstate Synagogue

The scene of crime was Monticello’s Landfield Avenue Synagogue, where Saturday morning, the rabbi discovered something important was missing.

01/04/2012

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