New York News
5:08 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Police Catch Sex Offender During Skidmore Lockdown

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

A paroled sex offender has been taken into police custody after he was located on the Skidmore College campus after a manhunt earlier today. Classes resumed normally after a lockdown was lifted, but it was a strange day on campus.

Students and faculty received a campus alert via the school website, social media, text message, and email around 7 a.m. announcing the lockdown. Students on campus were asked to stay in their rooms and remain quiet.

Around 8:30, Saratoga Springs police located Shane Harding on the campus near a trail heading into Skidmore’s North Woods.

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Hudson Valley News
5:20 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Shooting Suspect's Body Is Recovered From the Hudson River

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.

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Hudson Valley News
3:40 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

A Body Is Recovered From The Hudson River Amid A Search For A Suspect

Bear Mountain Bridge
Credit Kathleen Conklin, flickr

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.

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Hudson Valley News
6:38 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Manhunt Continues In Putnam County, Police Patrols Are Increased

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.

The Sheriff’s Office used a mass-calling alert system Thursday to notify area residents about the manhunt. Below is that call.

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Hudson Valley News
9:57 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Shooting Suspect's SUV Is Found In Putnam County, Manhunt Is Underway

GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP), PHILIPSTOWN, N.Y. (WAMC) — 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.

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7:23 am
Fri April 19, 2013

NEW: AP Sources Identify Surviving Boston Bombing Suspect


Police in Boston have released a new photo showing the man believed to be a suspect in the marathon bombings.

In the new photo, he's wearing a gray hoodie sweatshirt pulled up on his head. The photo was taken at a 7-Eleven in Cambridge, just across the river from Boston.

AP sources identify the man as 19-year-old Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev of Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is the bombing suspect who is still alive. The other bombing suspect was killed overnight in an exchange of gunfire with police.

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The Roundtable
10:35 am
Fri March 22, 2013

"Breaking Point" by C. J. Box

    C. J. Box is the author of thirteen Joe Pickett novels and three stand-alones, and has won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe, and Barry Awards, as well as the French Prix Calibre .38.

His latest Joe Pickett novel is Breaking Point. Every man reaches his breaking point. In this book, Joe Pickett may just have reached his.

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