WESTCHESTER COUNTY—Winter is one of the most perilous times of the year for stray, feral and outdoor cats. With freezing temperatures, limited food sources and little shelter from the elements, many turn to unusual tactics to keep safe and warm. One such tactic is to hide under car hoods for warmth, and this week, […]
ONEIDA COUNTY—The Attorney General’soffice has received an order of the Supreme Court, Oneida County, to permanently shut down and dissolve Lucky Dog Rescue of Mohawk Valley, Inc.
The group illegally raised funds from the public as a dog rescue shelter for abused, abandoned, and neglected dogs.
BUFFALO—-More than six feet of lake effect snow has fallen in Western New York and the State has been working around the clock to rescue motorists stuck on the Thruway and other state roads, as well as provide help to other New Yorkers affected by the storm.
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WARREN COUNTY—$16.3 million.
It’s just too much money for Warren County taxpayers to provide a new court room and an office for a new Family Court judge for Warren County.
WORCESTER, MA— Santa Claus will be visiting the 500 students at Union Hill Elementary School early this year.
A little dog named Juno and her Mom, Deborah A. Young of Worcester, are busy packing up items for their Paw-It Forward Project to be delivered next week to the school’s students!
WILTON—The Saratoga Springs man who claims that a former sergeant with the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office slapped him after he refused the officer’s request to search his car has been arrested and is lodged in the Saratoga County Jail.
MANHATTAN—Mariska Hargitay, Emmy award-winning star of Law & Order, Special Victims Unit and founder-president of the Joyful Heart Foundation, joined Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., last week in his announcement that he will pledge up to $35 million in funding to eliminate backlogs of untested sexual assault evidence kits, or “rape kits,” […]
SUFFOLK COUNTY—A Setauket cardiologist charged with drunk driving after a crash that killed a Middle Island mother last June will be arraigned on an indictment Friday, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.
ALBANY—–Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has deployed the National Guard to help those affected by the ongoing snowstorm and provide resources to help with the emergency situation in Western New York.
YONKERS—A 60-year-old Yonkers man has been arrested for allegedly putting over two dozen dead cats in plastic bags and hanging them from tree branches in addition to the carcasses of more cats on the ground near Overlook Terrace in April.
ALBANY—-The Attorney General’s office has issued a consumer alert offering tips for New Yorkers to avoid falling victim to unscrupulous snow removal contractors as winter approaches. By following several basic tips when hiring a contractor, consumers can help ensure quality work and avoid falling victim to scams.
ARGYLE—An Argyle woman is charged with fraudulently collecting over $2,000 in food stamp benefits.
HALFMOON—A prominent Clifton Park developer has pleaded guilty in an ongoing government corruption investigation in the town of Halfmoon to which State Supreme Court Judge Robert J.Chauvin in linked as well as Sen. Sen. Kathy Marchione, R-Halfmoon.
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued it’s first winter weather advisory of the season for snow, sleet and freezing rain in effect from 1 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday for all of eastern New York and adjacent Western New England.
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QUEENSBURY—The former student at SUNY-Adirondack who stole a blind dog from the SPCA of Upstate New York in Queensbury in March has been sentenced to serve nine months in the Washington County Jail.
VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA—He’s been held in captivity for nearly two years.
It’s been nearly a year since the owner of a young Staffordshire terrier mix named Kerser won her appeal last December of Kerser’s euthanization order under breed specific legislation (BSL) laws of the Monash Council before the Court […]
GREENWICH—The owners of a 14-year-old Labrador Retriever named Lucy are glad it snowed Thursday night.
Lucy is safely back home after she went missing late Thursday.
WESTCHESTER COUNTY—A former Mount Vernon police officer has been charged with possessing forged prescriptions for hydrocodone.
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