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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 is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

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  1. K9 Officer Helps Police Make Drug Bust In Westchester

    K9 Officer Helps Police Make Drug Bust In Westchester

    A police canine helped break-up an alleged heroin deal outside the Jefferson Valley Mall.An officer from the Yorktown Police Department who was conducting a business check of the mall at approximately 8:15 p.m. on Thursday night reported that he saw “suspicious drug activity” by several people standing near a parked car.Police said that the officer began an investigation, with the help ...

  2. Central Avenue Gas Station Robbery Spree Suspect Sees Sentencing Adjourned

    Central Avenue Gas Station Robbery Spree Suspect Sees Sentencing Adjourned

    A man who allegedly terrorized a gas station during several armed robberies over the span of more than four months had his sentencing adjourned after being found guilty by a jury following a trial in Westchester County Court.Bronx resident Gregory Harris, 41, was found guilty last month of multiple counts of robbery related to four incidents at the same Central Park Avenue in Yonkers in ...

  3. Westchester Man Who Burned Down House At Owner's Request Nabbed, Police Say

    Westchester Man Who Burned Down House At Owner's Request Nabbed, Police Say

    A Westchester man who was allegedly commissioned to burn a rental house down in Connecticut and attempted to elude arrest has been busted by police following a two-year investigation.Connecticut State Police announced the arrest of Yonkers resident Leon “Pops” Carson, Jr., who was allegedly set a mattress on fire at an Oxford rental home at the behest of the owner, Delores Lee, who had ...

  4. Man Charged With Shooting, Killing Worker Loading Dumpster In Westchester

    Man Charged With Shooting, Killing Worker Loading Dumpster In Westchester

    An area man has been charged in the March murder of a trash-carting driver.Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced on Friday that 32-year-old Heriberto Morales of Yonkers has been charged by a grand jury in a seven-count indictment that was released this week. He stands charged of murdering a Northern Westchester man who was working for a private carting ...

  5. Reward Offered In Search For SUV Driver In Westchester Hit-Run Involving Pedestrian

    Reward Offered In Search For SUV Driver In Westchester Hit-Run Involving Pedestrian

    A reward has been issued as police attempt to track down the driver who was involved in a hit-and-run that hospitalized a 78-year-old man in the area.The New York State Crime Stoppers issued a reward of up to $2,500 as police search for the woman that struck Jose Cortes in Port Chester on Tuesday as he was crossing the road.According to police, “a woman with light skin and dark hair was ...

  6. Man Caught By Off-Duty Cop Illegally Dumping In Westchester

    Man Caught By Off-Duty Cop Illegally Dumping In Westchester

    A Mount Vernon man was caught by an off-duty police officer illegally dumping leaking, rusty paint cans in Yonkers.Shortly before 5:15 on Monday, July 16, the off-duty officer spotted 40-year-old Juan Valdovinos allegedly leaving the cans in a grassy area on Sweetfield Circle near Cypress Street, prompting him to alert his fellow officers.According to Yonkers Police Sgt. Jared Singer, ...

  7. Two Busted After Leaping Out Of Second Story Window During Westchester Burglary

    Two Busted After Leaping Out Of Second Story Window During Westchester Burglary

    Two men who jumped out of a second-floor window in an attempt to evade apprehension while allegedly burglarizing a Westchester County apartment have been busted by investigators.On June 11, a Halstead Avenue resident in Harrison returned to his apartment and interrupted a burglary in progress, police said. When interrupted, both leaped out of the window and fled the scene, prompting an ...

  8. The Fresh Market To Shut Down 15 Stores Amid Turnaround Plan

    The Fresh Market To Shut Down 15 Stores Amid Turnaround Plan

    Fresh Market is set to shutter the doors of 15 stores in several states as it moves forward with its turnaround plan.The specialty grocery chain announced that it will be closing its locations in nine states over the next several weeks following “analysis of long-term growth,” according to the company. In a statement, officials said they will “do their best to relocate as many impacted ...

  9. Amazon: Prime Day 2018 Breaks Record With More Than 100M Products Sold

    Amazon: Prime Day 2018 Breaks Record With More Than 100M Products Sold

    Despite a few hiccups early on, Amazon is reporting that its latest Prime Day sale has been its most successful yet, breaking records.Amazon’s website and app malfunctioned early on this week’s annual blow-out sale, but the company still managed to surpass all prior sale records in its 24-year history, including Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.In total, more than 100 million ...

  10. Longtime High School Principal In Westchester Announces Sudden Resignation

    Longtime High School Principal In Westchester Announces Sudden Resignation

    Following the resignation of Schools Superintendent Brian Osborne earlier in the summer, New Rochelle High School Principal Reggie Richardson has announced his resignation, effective in August.Richardson will leave the New Rochelle School District on Aug. 20 after announcing his intentions to join the New York City Department of Education. Osborne said that he will finish out the ...

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