A boy, 16, from Nyack, was arrested for allegedly setting in Nyack and one other fire. No one was injured during the fires but property damage was incurred.
Akeem Lindsay, 32, of 309 North Avenue in New Rochelle, received a 30-year-to-life sentence for murdering Lisa Stabler, 29, with a machete.
A homeless woman, 59, was arrested at a McDonald's in New Rochelle. Employees apparently asked the woman to leave the restaurant and she allegedly became disruptive. When two police officers stepped in and asked the woman to leave, allegedly threw a tray of food at one of the officers and then scratched his left forearm. The officer bled because of the scratch.
An Ossining man is accused of breaking into a Pleasantville woman's home and attacking her. The woman had previously filed criminal charges against the man. During the arrest, police requested assistance to aid with an emotionally disturbed man.
Yorktown police said a Mohegan Lake man, 40, threw a rock at a residence and in doing so violated an order of protection.
The operator of a car parked near a Pizza Hut in Pleasantville reported red paint splatter on his vehicle that was similar in color being used to paint the roof.
A 54-year-old Port Chester woman was victim of a wire transfer fraud scheme. The woman was approached to put vinyl advertisements on her car to earn extra money. After agreeing to the terms of the alleged advertising deal, the woman received a check for $3,313 and was instructed to cash it, then wire $2,300 back to a company in California. The woman soon learned that the check she cashed was a fake and she was also out of the money she wired and the cost of the wire transaction.
The Putnam SPCA is offering a $500 reward for information on a person who decapitated a cat. A cat's head was found in the Patterson hamlet.