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Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say
Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say A 25-year-old man faces an assault charge after allegedly stabbing a victim outside of a bar in Northern Westchester, police announced. Peekskill resident Luis Contreras Paredes was arrested on Wednesday, May 29 in connection with an assault that happened outside of the My Second House Bar in Cortlandt at 2141 Crompond Rd., New York State Police announced on Friday, June 21.  According to police, Contreras Paredes was involved in a physical fight outside the establishment and stabbed a victim.  He was later charged with second-degree assault and turned over to the …
Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police
Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police A Connecticut man was killed in a New York crash after allegedly speeding in the opposite lane of traffic and striking another vehicle before hitting a tree, police announced.  The crash happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, June 19 just before noon, when two cars collided on Route 311 just south of Caroline Drive in the town of Patterson, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. Arriving Sheriff's deputies found both an Infiniti on the shoulder of the road as well as an Acura that had hit a tree.  The Infiniti's driver, a 35-year-old Patterson woman, told authorities t…
New Update: IDs Released Of Mother, Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Westchester New Update: IDs Released Of Mother, Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Westchester
New Update: IDs Released Of Mother, Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Westchester The names of a kindergarten student and his mother who were fatally struck by a bus while walking to a Westchester school have been released by police. Mamaroneck resident Molly Murphy Donovan, age 43, and her 6-year-old son, Michael Donovan Volpe, were killed in a crash in in Mamaroneck on Thursday, June 20 around 8:30 a.m. They were struck by a school bus at the intersection of New Street and Mamaroneck Avenue, the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department announced on Friday, June 21.  Earlier Report - Latest Update: Kindergarten Student, Mother Both Fatally Struck Near M…
Building Partially Collapses In Westchester With People Inside, Causes Road Closures Building Partially Collapses In Westchester With People Inside, Causes Road Closures
Building Partially Collapses In Westchester With People Inside, Causes Road Closures This story has been updated. Two people were taken to a hospital after being evacuated from a Westchester building that partially collapsed.  The incident happened on Friday, June 21 just before 11 a.m. at 9 North Broadway in Yonkers, Yonkers Police announced around 11:40 a.m.  Arriving first responders found that a floor and wall on the building's first floor had collapsed into the basement below.  Officers then secured the area while members of the city's fire department evacuated two people from a third-floor apartment. The two residents were then taken to a nearby hospi…
Victim Extricated, Seriously Injured In Route 80 Box Truck Crash (UPDATE) Victim Extricated, Seriously Injured In Route 80 Box Truck Crash (UPDATE)
Victim Extricated, Seriously Injured In Route 80 Box Truck Crash (Update) An early-morning crash involving a box truck brought a large emergency response to Route 80 in Bergen County Friday, June 21. Firefighters were called to the westbound lanes at milepost 65.5 just after 3:20 a.m., where a Mercedes Benz had rear-ended a box truck, according to New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron. Firefighters found the victim was pinned inside the vehicle, and worked to remove the roof and door of the car. The patient was stabilized and removed, then treated by EMS on scene. The patient was then taken to HMH Hackensack University Medical Center with serious…
Brawls Erupt At Westwood HS Graduation: 1 Hospitalized, More Injured, Police Say (VIDEO) Brawls Erupt At Westwood HS Graduation: 1 Hospitalized, More Injured, Police Say (VIDEO)
Brawls Erupt At Westwood HS Graduation: 1 Hospitalized, More Injured, Police Say (Video) One person was hospitalized in a brawl that broke out at Westwood High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 20. Multiple fights erupted on the football field just after the ceremony had ended, bringing officers from multiple surrounding agencies to the scene, Washington Township police said in a release. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jersey Talks (@jerseytalks) The parties were separated and the crowds eventually dispersed. At least one person was injured and taken to an area hospital, while multiple others were treated …
Dump Truck Fails To Yield, Kills 43-Year-Old Woman, Injures 4 Children In NJ Crash: State PD Dump Truck Fails To Yield, Kills 43-Year-Old Woman, Injures 4 Children In NJ Crash: State PD
Dump Truck Fails To Yield, Kills 43-Year-Old Woman, Injures 4 Children In NJ Crash: State PD A 43-year-old woman was killed and four children were injured in a crash involving a dump truck Thursday, June 20 in Cumberland County, police said. A Chrysler SUV operated by Brandy Woolson, of Millville, was heading west on Highland Street in Commercial Township when a Mack dump truck heading north on Steep Run Road failed to stop at a stop sign and struck the SUV just before 9 a.m., New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron said. It is with heart felt sadness that we inform our EMS Community of the passing of our Life Member, Brandy Woolson. Our... Posted by Middle Township Ambula…
Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say
Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say Two parents are accused of leaving their infant child alone while they went boating on a popular beach in New York frequented by residents throughout the state and elsewhere. The incident happened Tuesday afternoon, June 18, on the western shore of Lake George, near Lake Shore Drive. New York State Police said someone called 911 after hearing the infant crying and finding the child unattended roughly five feet from the shoreline. The child was not injured. An investigation found that the child’s parents left them alone for approximately 15 minutes while they went boating. Troopers arrest…
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Daily Voice is a local news organization. Our mission is to report on need-to-know local information and up-to-the-minute breaking news. We bridge the “news desert” between national and hyper-local, covering town, city, county, and state. Read Full About Us >

We are apolitical, non-partisan, and as fair and complete as possible. Readers know we don’t take sides. We do not publish editorials or opinion pieces, nor do we endorse political candidates.

Our reporting is accurate, confirmed, and trustworthy. We report what needs reporting, including from multiple perspectives if possible.

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Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say
Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say A 25-year-old man faces an assault charge after allegedly stabbing a victim outside of a bar in Northern Westchester, police announced. Peekskill resident Luis Contreras Paredes was arrested on Wednesday, May 29 in connection with an assault that happened outside of the My Second House Bar in Cortlandt at 2141 Crompond Rd., New York State Police announced on Friday, June 21.  According to police, Contreras Paredes was involved in a physical fight outside the establishment and stabbed a victim.  He was later charged with second-degree assault and turned over to the …
Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police
Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police A Connecticut man was killed in a New York crash after allegedly speeding in the opposite lane of traffic and striking another vehicle before hitting a tree, police announced.  The crash happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, June 19 just before noon, when two cars collided on Route 311 just south of Caroline Drive in the town of Patterson, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. Arriving Sheriff's deputies found both an Infiniti on the shoulder of the road as well as an Acura that had hit a tree.  The Infiniti's driver, a 35-year-old Patterson woman, told authorities t…
New Update: IDs Released Of Mother, Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Westchester New Update: IDs Released Of Mother, Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Westchester
New Update: IDs Released Of Mother, Child Struck, Killed By School Bus In Westchester The names of a kindergarten student and his mother who were fatally struck by a bus while walking to a Westchester school have been released by police. Mamaroneck resident Molly Murphy Donovan, age 43, and her 6-year-old son, Michael Donovan Volpe, were killed in a crash in in Mamaroneck on Thursday, June 20 around 8:30 a.m. They were struck by a school bus at the intersection of New Street and Mamaroneck Avenue, the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department announced on Friday, June 21.  Earlier Report - Latest Update: Kindergarten Student, Mother Both Fatally Struck Near M…
Building Partially Collapses In Westchester With People Inside, Causes Road Closures Building Partially Collapses In Westchester With People Inside, Causes Road Closures
Building Partially Collapses In Westchester With People Inside, Causes Road Closures This story has been updated. Two people were taken to a hospital after being evacuated from a Westchester building that partially collapsed.  The incident happened on Friday, June 21 just before 11 a.m. at 9 North Broadway in Yonkers, Yonkers Police announced around 11:40 a.m.  Arriving first responders found that a floor and wall on the building's first floor had collapsed into the basement below.  Officers then secured the area while members of the city's fire department evacuated two people from a third-floor apartment. The two residents were then taken to a nearby hospi…
Victim Extricated, Seriously Injured In Route 80 Box Truck Crash (UPDATE) Victim Extricated, Seriously Injured In Route 80 Box Truck Crash (UPDATE)
Victim Extricated, Seriously Injured In Route 80 Box Truck Crash (Update) An early-morning crash involving a box truck brought a large emergency response to Route 80 in Bergen County Friday, June 21. Firefighters were called to the westbound lanes at milepost 65.5 just after 3:20 a.m., where a Mercedes Benz had rear-ended a box truck, according to New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron. Firefighters found the victim was pinned inside the vehicle, and worked to remove the roof and door of the car. The patient was stabilized and removed, then treated by EMS on scene. The patient was then taken to HMH Hackensack University Medical Center with serious…
Brawls Erupt At Westwood HS Graduation: 1 Hospitalized, More Injured, Police Say (VIDEO) Brawls Erupt At Westwood HS Graduation: 1 Hospitalized, More Injured, Police Say (VIDEO)
Brawls Erupt At Westwood HS Graduation: 1 Hospitalized, More Injured, Police Say (Video) One person was hospitalized in a brawl that broke out at Westwood High School's graduation ceremony Thursday, June 20. Multiple fights erupted on the football field just after the ceremony had ended, bringing officers from multiple surrounding agencies to the scene, Washington Township police said in a release. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jersey Talks (@jerseytalks) The parties were separated and the crowds eventually dispersed. At least one person was injured and taken to an area hospital, while multiple others were treated …
Dump Truck Fails To Yield, Kills 43-Year-Old Woman, Injures 4 Children In NJ Crash: State PD Dump Truck Fails To Yield, Kills 43-Year-Old Woman, Injures 4 Children In NJ Crash: State PD
Dump Truck Fails To Yield, Kills 43-Year-Old Woman, Injures 4 Children In NJ Crash: State PD A 43-year-old woman was killed and four children were injured in a crash involving a dump truck Thursday, June 20 in Cumberland County, police said. A Chrysler SUV operated by Brandy Woolson, of Millville, was heading west on Highland Street in Commercial Township when a Mack dump truck heading north on Steep Run Road failed to stop at a stop sign and struck the SUV just before 9 a.m., New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron said. It is with heart felt sadness that we inform our EMS Community of the passing of our Life Member, Brandy Woolson. Our... Posted by Middle Township Ambula…
Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say
Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say Two parents are accused of leaving their infant child alone while they went boating on a popular beach in New York frequented by residents throughout the state and elsewhere. The incident happened Tuesday afternoon, June 18, on the western shore of Lake George, near Lake Shore Drive. New York State Police said someone called 911 after hearing the infant crying and finding the child unattended roughly five feet from the shoreline. The child was not injured. An investigation found that the child’s parents left them alone for approximately 15 minutes while they went boating. Troopers arrest…
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