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By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 14, 2014 - 9:23 am
A 59-year-old Gardiner man who fired a gun near people on his neighbor's property held police at bay through the night on Friday and into Saturday morning, barricading himself in his house on Route 44/55 and refusing to come out.  Police responded to a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014 - 2:51 pm
Should you write "butt" in a newspaper? Mid-Hudson News is doing it. Help us, AP Stylebook. A 20-year-old Windham woman has been jailed on charges that she stabbed her live-in boyfriend in the aforementioned bit of his anatomy -- the right buttock, to be... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014 - 2:03 pm
Above: Images from a photo gallery of arrests made during the recent URGENT investigation "Operation Spring Cleaning," posted on the Ulster County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page.  Over three dozen arrests were announced with great fanfare on Wednesday... 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 Friday, Mar. 28, 2014 - 1:01 pm
Police are looking for the driver of a car that struck and critically injured a four-year-old child in a Kingston street on Thursday evening, then fled the scene of the accident.  Around 10:10 p.m. on Thursday night, the four-year-old was crossing Koenig... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 28, 2014 - 11:41 am
Two young Pennsylvania residents were arrested on Wednesday after state troopers caught them doing heroin in a Jeffersonville parking lot, according to a police news release.  The pair -- 19-year-old Andrew Ott of Equinunk and 20-year-old Chelsey Metz of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 27, 2014 - 12:11 pm
A man who allegedly barricaded himself in his estranged wife's house in Hurley, threatening to shoot anyone who came in after him, was arrested Wednesday after a three-hour standoff with police. The man, 45-year-old Edward Dixon of Sawkill Road in the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 26, 2014 - 11:04 am
David Reese, an employee of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection who stands accused of fatally shooting his coworker in February, was indicted by an Ulster County grand jury on Tuesday, several news outlets report.  The shooting... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 24, 2014 - 3:11 pm
So far, there are more questions than answers in the Greene County town of Windham, where state police conducted a raid on the town hall on Friday in which computers were seized.  The Daily Mail reports that town officials are keeping mum about the raid.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 24, 2014 - 11:21 am
A Shokan woman has been jailed on felony assault charges, after an incident in which police say she stabbed a family member in the back with a kitchen knife.  Around 11:30 p.m. on the night of Friday, March 21, Ulster County police got a call from... Read more

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