Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
The video was shown to jurors in the court case of burglary suspect Carlos Velasquez, who was struck by Det. Thomas Munnelly.
Steven Hayes, on death row for the home invasion homicides of members of the Petit family, claims his civil rights are being violated.
The Anti Defamation League says there’s a significant increase in violent anti-Semitic assaults in 2014.
The man was hit by lightning while he was fishing at Cove Island Park in Stamford.
The plane took off at about 8:30 a.m. and stopped responding to calls at about 10 a.m.
The incident happened in Port Chester in the parking lot of Modell's Sporting Goods on Boston Post Road.
Car linked to alleged threat was found in Hamden, CT; Secret Service determines there wasn't a need to make an arrest after investigation.
Alberto Plasencia, who threw the asphalt from the Kimball Avenue Bridge, was arrested in 2013 and pleaded guilty in June of this year.
The crash occurred just before 10 p.m., and one of the drivers, John J. Nethercott, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police were able to locate the suspicious car in Hamden on Friday.
Law enforcement authorities are looking for a 2014 silver Volkswagen Jetta driven by a man thought to have made a threat against Obama.
SPCA said the dog was humanely euthanized. It did not drown, as they previously suspected.
With the guns, police also seized narcotics and arrested the homeowner.
Before randomly setting upon Whitaker’s summer home, the two suspects robbed another home in Sherman, NY.
The Drug Enforcement Administration and the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation Division are helping Port Chester Police.
Port Chester Police worked with Westchester County Police on the investigation.
State Troopers will be targeting impaired drivers during this month-long campaign.
The two arrested appear to be homeless men from the Erie, Pennsylvania area.
Whitaker had been a member of the Westchester Philharmonic for about 25 years.
Sam Foley was last seen on Friday, August 15, and police believe he may be in the Brooklyn, N.Y., area.