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Zak Failla

Urgent News Reporter zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Zak! worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

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  1. Info Released After Man Struck, Killed By Train At Metro-North Station

    Info Released After Man Struck, Killed By Train At Metro-North Station

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Additional information has been released after a man was fatally struck by a train near the Metro-North station in Hartsdale on Sunday in an apparent suicide.At approximately 2:45 p.m. on Sunday afternoon, an unauthorized man on the tracks was struck by a northbound train operating on the Harlem Line. Train service was temporarily delayed by as much as a half ...

  2. Man Sentenced For Parking Lot Assault, Attempted Rape In Westchester

    Man Sentenced For Parking Lot Assault, Attempted Rape In Westchester

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A 33-year-old Westchester County man has been sentenced to time in state prison and must register as a sex offender after being found guilty of attempted rape and assault following an attack of his ex-girlfriend in an isolated parking lot in White Plains.Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino Jr. announced on Tuesday that Greenburgh resident ...

  3. Missing Westchester Man Found, Safe

    Missing Westchester Man Found, Safe

    Update:A 60-year-old White Plains man who went missing Thursday night was found safe in Mount Vernon on Sunday.Police said they first found Cesar Manrique's abandoned black 2008 Honda Accord in Brooklyn.Original story, Friday, 1:30 p.m.State officials are asking for the public’s assistance as they search for a “vulnerable” 60-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease who has gone ...

  4. Preet Bharara Says Westchester Native Comey Had Courage To Say No To Trump

    Preet Bharara Says Westchester Native Comey Had Courage To Say No To Trump

    In an opinion piece for the Washington Post, Press Bharara, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York turned scholar in residence at New York University Law School, praised recently ousted DBI Director and Hudson Valley native James Comey and laid out plans for President Donald Trump's administration to "restore faith in the rule of law." The Washington ...

  5. RTC Residents Charged With Forcible Touching, Assault In Area

    RTC Residents Charged With Forcible Touching, Assault In Area

    MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. - As local officials headed to Albany to demand improved safety and security measures at the Hawthorne Cedar Knolls and the JCCA Pleasantville Cottage School RTC, a pair of incidents have been reported to Mount Pleasant police.Last week, Mount Pleasant Town Supervisor Carl Fulgenzi was joined by Police Chief Paul Oliva and Sgt. Marty Greenberg in meetings with New ...

  6. Missing Northern Westchester Man Located In Connecticut, Police Say

    Missing Northern Westchester Man Located In Connecticut, Police Say

    UpdateState Police from Cortlandt, in conjunction with the Montrose VA Hospital, announced Saturday that 78-year-old Francis Dalessio, of Montrose, who went missing Thursday, has been located in Connecticut in good health.Original story, Friday, 4 p.m.New York State Police in Cortlandt are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to track down a missing veteran from Montrose who ...

  7. Missing Northern Westchester Man Located In Connecticut, Police Say

    Missing Northern Westchester Man Located In Connecticut, Police Say

    UpdateState Police from Cortlandt, in conjunction with the Montrose VA Hospital, announced Saturday that 78-year-old Francis Dalessio, of Montrose, who went missing Thursday, has been located in Connecticut in good health.Original story, Friday, 4 p.m.New York State Police in Cortlandt are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to track down a missing veteran from Montrose who ...

  8. Man Who Fought With Police  After 100 MPH I-84 Chase Sentenced

    Man Who Fought With Police After 100 MPH I-84 Chase Sentenced

    A man convicted of leading police on a wild, high-speed police chase through multiple states before attempting to wrestle himself free of custody last year has been sentenced to time in state prison.At approximately 10:30 p.m. on April 14 last year, 37-year-old Daniel O’Brien of Cochecton was driving in Connecticut when local law enforcement attempted to pull him over for a traffic ...

  9. Missing Westchester Man Found, Safe

    Missing Westchester Man Found, Safe

    Update:A 60-year-old White Plains man who went missing Thursday night was found safe in Mount Vernon on Sunday.Police said they first found Cesar Manrique's abandoned black 2008 Honda Accord in Brooklyn.Original story, Friday, 1:30 p.m.State officials are asking for the public’s assistance as they search for a “vulnerable” 60-year-old man suffering from Alzheimer’s disease who has gone ...

  10. Man Charged With Taking Photo Of Woman Bending Over At Cortlandt Kohl's

    Man Charged With Taking Photo Of Woman Bending Over At Cortlandt Kohl's

    State Police in Cortlandt have arrested a man from Northern Westchester man for allegedly taking lewd, illegal photos of a woman in a department store.On Wednesday, troopers were dispatched to Kohl’s on Main Street in Cortlandt following reports of a suspicious man who was taking photos of a female patron.According to a loss prevention agent, 36-year-old Jeremiah Jones of Peekskill was ...

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