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  1. New York Native ID'd In Las Vegas Mass Shooting Was Father Of Six

    New York Native ID'd In Las Vegas Mass Shooting Was Father Of Six

    A New York native is among the 59 dead and more than 500 injured during the country's worst mass shooting event when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday.John Phippen, who is originally from Hempstead in Nassau County, was at the festival with his son Travis, who was also shot, when the gunfire erupted, according to a GoFundMe page set up to help take ...

  2. Deadliest U.S. Mass Shooting Brings Largest Incident Response Since 9/11

    Deadliest U.S. Mass Shooting Brings Largest Incident Response Since 9/11

    In the largest mass casualty incident response since Sept. 11, Las Vegas police and the FBI have begun tracking the steps of Stephen Paddock, the shooter responsible for more than 58 deaths and 500 injuries at a Las Vegas concert late Sunday night.Paddack, who lived in a retirement community outside of Vegas, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, on concertgoers at ...

  3. Danbury Man Dies Of Injuries Suffered In I-84 Crash

    Danbury Man Dies Of Injuries Suffered In I-84 Crash

    DANBURY, Conn. -- A 65-year-old Danbury man has died of injuries that he suffered during a five-car crash Monday on I-84 in Southeast, N.Y., according to the New York State Police.David Patton, 65, died Tuesday at Westchester Medical Center, where he had been airlifted after the crash, said Trooper Melissa McMorris.The crash occurred at 12:42 p.m. after a Carmel woman, traveling west on ...

  4. Details Emerge In Fatal Fall At Palisades Mall As Some Call For Barriers

    Details Emerge In Fatal Fall At Palisades Mall As Some Call For Barriers

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. --  Local officials are calling for increased barriers after a 57-year-old woman jumped to her death at the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack early Monday afternoon.Clarkstown police confirmed Wednesday that the woman committed suicide by jumping from the fourth-floor, said Sgt. JoAnne Fratianni.The unidentified woman is the sixth person to commit suicide at the ...

  5. Woman Dies In Fourth-Floor Fall At Palisades Center Mall

    Woman Dies In Fourth-Floor Fall At Palisades Center Mall

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. --  A woman died after falling from the fourth floor of the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack early Monday afternoon, according to the Clarkstown Police Department.The incident, which occurred at 1:33 p.m., is still under investigation and may be a suicide, said Sgt. JoAnne Fratianni. The mall remained open and only a small portion was cordoned off for the police ...

  6. Video Goes Viral: Amtrak Train Blasts Hudson Valley Commuters With Snow

    Video Goes Viral: Amtrak Train Blasts Hudson Valley Commuters With Snow

    DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. — A video that's gone viral of an Amtrak train en route from Westchester County and roaring into Rhinebeck Station on Wednesday morning, covering commuters with an avalanche of snow and ice, is hard not to laugh at. But for the woman busy texting who didn't see it coming,  it's probably something she will never forget.The sequence was shown Thursday on NBC's ...

  7. How Much Do You Know About Presidents Day, Westport?

    How Much Do You Know About Presidents Day, Westport?

    Both Presidents Day and George Washington's birthday always are celebrated on the third Monday of February, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. The story of Presidents Day begins in 1800. Following Washington’s death in 1799, his Feb. 22 birthday became a day of remembrance. At the time, Washington was venerated as the most important figure in American history, and events like the ...

  8. Route 136 Blocked By Fallen Tree In Easton

    Route 136 Blocked By Fallen Tree In Easton

    EASTON, Conn. -- Easton residents brave enough to be out driving, should take note that Route 136 is completely blocked by a fallen tree, according to the Easton Volunteer Fire Department and Easton Police Department.The tree is blocking the roadway just east of Redding Road. State highway officials have been notified and are in route to remove the tree. Drivers are urged to seek ...

  9. Snowy Owl Dies Days After Rescue In Stratford By Photographer

    Snowy Owl Dies Days After Rescue In Stratford By Photographer

    A snowy owl rescued by a Peekskill photographer on Saturday in Fairfield County has died from starvation, according to the wildlife center who was nursing the owl back to health."This was a first-year bird. It arrived in Connecticut already compromised from the long migration from the tundra, the Arctic," said Christine Cummings, president of A Place Called Hope.The owl, which ...

  10. SoNo Maritime Garage Gallery Seeks Artists

    SoNo Maritime Garage Gallery Seeks Artists

    NORWALK, N.Y. -- Artists from across the area are invited get their creativity flowing and create a masterpiece to submit for inclusion in the City of Norwalk Park Authority's Maritime Garage Gallery upcoming exhibit "Chromatic."The exhibit will feature art that represents music. The gallery is looking for pieces that are the visual crossing of the sense of hearing and sight. ...

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