By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 18, 2015 - 2:08 pm
The 43-year-old son of a woman who was killed during Rock Hill's St. Patrick's Day Parade in March shot himself during an encounter with police in Rock Hill on Wednesday, June 17, according to MudHudson News and the Times Herald-Record.  Richard Bernstein... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 2, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  Post by Schoharie Co. Fire Wire & News. Above: Photo from the scene posted on Facebook by Schoharie Co. Fire Wire & News.  A 47-year-old woman threatening suicide, and splashing herself and her home with gallons of gasoline, triggered a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 31, 2014 - 7:18 pm
Above: A Lenco armored state police vehicle brought in to assist with a situation on Route 212 on Monday, in which police crisis teams arrested a woman who was armed with a handgun and threatening suicide. Photo from the Woodstock Fire Department's blog.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 - 12:01 pm
An argument in the Delaware County hamlet of Fishs Eddy in the early hours of Saturday morning took a deadly turn, when a man apparently injured a woman and then took his own life.  State police responded to a report of an assault at 479 County Route 28... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 - 10:48 am
Above: Justin Geraghty and his son in 2013. Photo courtesy of Liahna Cole.  Around lunchtime last Sunday, Peter Mullin and Victoria Charkut were in their Catskills backyard in the town of Bovina, enjoying the warm August sunshine. Showtunes played on the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 13, 2013 - 9:22 am
An Elmont man stabbed himself to death while driving on the New York State Thruway in the Ulster County town of Plattekill on Tuesday, according to a statement by New York State Police. Around 7:25pm on Tuesday, police say, two witnesses saw a 2002... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 - 2:43 pm
Above: Lieutenant Erik Dauber of the New York State Police briefs local news reporters on an unfolding homicide investigation at Troop C's Sidney headquarters on Tuesday. Source: New York State Police's Facebook page. Number of bodies found so far in a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 - 3:14 pm
A long-dead body has been found during the investigation of an arson-suicide at 294 John Lockwood Road in Walton, where 48-year-old Debra Sundstrom committed suicide by gunshot on February 19. On the afternoon of February 19, two local police officers --... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Wednesday, Jun. 6, 2012 - 7:44 pm
A 21-year-old Saugerties man who was charged with having sexual contact with a 15-year-old and 16-year-old died Monday in what is being investigated as a suicide. Denzel Francis, who was charged with two counts each of third-degree rape and endangering... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012 - 11:22 am
On Wednesday, we reported that a man had jumped into the Hudson River from the pedestrian walkway along the Rip Van Winkle Bridge. The Register-Star is reporting that a man's body has been recovered from an area of the river north of the bridge. State... Read more


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