Warwick, NY


Astonishing: “Luckiest Guy” Escapes Scary Route 17 Crash

Every so often, something so incredible happens that even photographs can't be believed. One driver is lucky to be alive after a serious crash on Route 17 near Woodbury, NY completely demolished their pickup truck. The opponent? A roughly 50,000-pound tractor trailer. The absolute carnage captured by the Woodbury Fire Department (WFD) below shows exactly how lucky the driver was to escape with their lives.

WINNERS: Jersey Cash 5 Lottery Players Split $494K

Two lucky tickets matched all five numbers drawn splitting the $493,936 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from Thursday, Jan.26,. Each ticket is worth $246,968. The winning numbers were: 05, 14, 19, 30 and 32 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailers will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for each...

Rockland grand jury declines to indict 21-year-old man in Stony Point fatal shooting

STONY POINT - A Rockland grand jury has declined to charge a 21-year-old Garnerville resident with murder in the September shooting of another man on Mott Farm Road during a domestic confrontation, authorities said. Javier Medina Jr. spent three days in the county jail without bail after his arrest on the Stony Point police charge of second-degree murder. The grand jury returned the no-bill on Friday, the first day of the panel's month-long session. ...
Mid-Hudson News Network

Mayor and deputy mayor hoping to switch posts

GOSHEN – Goshen Village Mayor Scott Wohl and Deputy Mayor and Trustee Molly O’Donnell are both running for office in the March election, but they are hoping to switch positions. O’Donnell is now running for mayor and Wohl for her trustee spot. Wohl’s job responsibilities require travel and...

Police investigate reported luring incident in Sussex County

HOPATCONG BOROUGH, NJ (Sussex County) – Police are investigating a report that a man attempted to lure a juvenile into his car Friday morning. The incident happened at around 8:03 a.m. on Broadway in Hopatcong Borough, police said. According to police, a white male, approximately 30-40-years-old, clean cut hair,...

Woodbury man charged with manslaughter

Nassau County Police have charged a Woodbury man with Vehicular Manslaughter after he allegedly hit a pedestrian in the parking lot of a Woodbury diner. According to detectives, on Wednesday, January 18th at 2:32 pm, Willem Specht, 62, entered his gray 2004 Infiniti sedan in the parking lot of the On Parade Diner at 7980 Jericho Turnpike, backed up and struck Joseph Devito, 61, of Wantagh, who had just exited the diner.
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Skiers enjoy snow day at Mt. Peter in Warwick

When it comes to skiing, snow is everything. Mount Peter marketing director John Baiata says everyone at the ski resort is excited to finally see some real snow. “Oh my God, it’s so exciting! This is like spotting an endangered species,” said Baiata. Kids and families took advantage...

Upstate New York EMT Killed In Hudson Valley, No Charges

No charges will be filed after an EMT was killed following a shift in Newburgh. On Wednesday, Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced his office completed its investigation into a fatal accident involving a Hudson Valley EMT. Hudson Valley EMT Killed In Newburgh, New York. On December 16,...

Three Church Parking Lot Thefts Led to One Man, Paramus Police Said

PARAMUS, NJ - A Ramsey man is accused of stealing cash from cars parked in the Armenian Presbyterian Church lot on Forest Avenue. Police arrested Garo Altunyan, 64, of Ramsey, for 3 incidents of Burglary to Auto. On December 27, 2022 the police responded to the church when the victim reported $1,200 cash had been stolen from his parked car.   Police were able to determine two similar events had occurred in the same church parking on March 10, 2022 and on August 23, 2022. Police were able to develop a suspect vehicle in these thefts. After staking out the vehicle, police identified Altunyan as the actor in these thefts.   On January 25, 2023, Altunyan turned himself in to the Paramus Police Department. He was then arrested, booked and processed. He was released on his own recognizance until his initial court appearance. The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Anyone with further information in regards to this case should contact Detective Josh Capizzi at 201-262-3400 ext. 1438

NYPD slapped with wrongful death suit after cop shot wife’s lover, self

The mother of the dog-walker who was fatally shot by his lover’s cop husband last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the NYPD, claiming her son’s killer never should have had a gun. Edward Wilkins, 20, was gunned down by Officer Sean Armstead, 36, who then killed himself outside a Buffalo Wild Wings in Wallkill on May 8, 2022, because he suspected the younger man of having an affair with his wife, Alexandra Vanderheyden, 35. Wilkins’ mother Helena Dow on Thursday sued the NYPD, claiming the department should have known that Armstead was suffering from mental health problems and...