putnam county http://wamc.org en Shooting Suspect's Body Is Recovered From the Hudson River http://wamc.org/post/shooting-suspects-body-recovered-hudson-river <p>Authorities say a body found floating in the Hudson River in New York is that of a suspect wanted in a workplace shooting on Long Island last week.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 21:20:05 +0000 Allison Dunne 74624 at http://wamc.org A Body Is Recovered From The Hudson River Amid A Search For A Suspect http://wamc.org/post/body-recovered-hudson-river-amid-search-suspect <p></p><p>New York State Police say they have recovered a body from the Hudson River in Rockland County. The finding comes as authorities search for a suspect in a fatal workplace shooting.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:40:50 +0000 Allison Dunne 74612 at http://wamc.org A Body Is Recovered From The Hudson River Amid A Search For A Suspect Manhunt Continues In Putnam County, Police Patrols Are Increased http://wamc.org/post/manhunt-continues-putnam-county-police-patrols-are-increased <p>Police scoured areas of Putnam County, New York, Thursday, in search of a suspect wanted in a fatal shooting at a Long Island business. Putnam County Sheriff Donald Smith says officers from several law enforcement agencies continued their search for the Queens man in the Philipstown area in western Putnam County.</p><p>The Sheriff&rsquo;s Office used a mass-calling alert system Thursday to notify area residents about the manhunt. Below is that call.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 22:38:49 +0000 Allison Dunne 74432 at http://wamc.org Shooting Suspect's SUV Is Found In Putnam County, Manhunt Is Underway http://wamc.org/post/shooting-suspects-suv-found-putnam-county-manhunt-underway <p></p><p>GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP), PHILIPSTOWN, N.Y. (WAMC) &mdash; Authorities say the getaway vehicle of a man wanted in the fatal shooting at a Long Island light fixture company was found abandoned in a Hudson Valley county.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:57:25 +0000 Allison Dunne 74389 at http://wamc.org August Is Prime For Bats Getting Inside Homes http://wamc.org/post/august-prime-bats-getting-inside-homes <p>August is generally the busiest month of the year when it comes to bats making their way inside homes. This year, it’s extra busy in one Hudson Valley county, while in another, they’re seeing more residents in need of rabies treatments.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 02:09:58 +0000 Allison Dunne 71762 at http://wamc.org August Is Prime For Bats Getting Inside Homes Putnam County Officials Say No to Releasing Gun Permit Records http://wamc.org/post/putnam-county-officials-say-no-releasing-gun-permit-records <p></p><p>Officials from Putnam County, supported by two state lawmakers, came together Thursday saying they will not release the names and addresses of legal, pistol permit holders in Putnam County, despite having been presented with a Freedom of Information Law request for the information. Their decision comes after The Journal News, a lower Hudson Valley newspaper, published such information from Rockland and Westchester Counties less than two weeks ago, using an online, interactive gun map. &nbsp;The issue has since become&nbsp;highly controversial.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 23:57:21 +0000 Allison Dunne 55033 at http://wamc.org Putnam County Officials Say No to Releasing Gun Permit Records State Lawmakers Get Ready to Discuss Gun Records and Privacy http://wamc.org/post/state-lawmakers-get-ready-discuss-gun-records-and-privacy <p>The publication of an interactive gun map online by a media group in the Hudson Valley has prompted all sorts of reaction, locally and nationally. And now some state lawmakers say they expect to be discussing the matter of public information and gun-permit holders during the 2013 legislative session in Albany.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 00:52:49 +0000 Allison Dunne 54651 at http://wamc.org Smoke Inhalation Killed NY Police Captain, Family http://wamc.org/post/smoke-inhalation-killed-ny-police-captain-family <p>A county coroner in New York says a police captain, his wife and two daughters who died in a house fire this week were killed by smoke inhalation. WAMC&rsquo;s Dave Lucas reports.</p><p>Putnam County Coroner William Stahl said Wednesday that the Larchmont police captain, Thomas Sullivan, and the others all died of asphyxiation from breathing smoke and carbon monoxide.</p><p>Stahl says that probably means the family died before being burned in the fire at their home early Tuesday in Carmel.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 11:17:48 +0000 Dave Lucas 38168 at http://wamc.org Smoke Inhalation Killed NY Police Captain, Family