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State Police in Somers say a 21 year old Katonah man was arrested and charged with drug possession over the holiday weekend.
Cops say the suspect, Daniel Fanelli was placed under arrest after he was stopped for a routine traffic violation in the Town of Somers. Officials say Fanelli was found to be in possession of 13.8 ounces of marijuana.
He has been charged with 3rd Degree Criminal Possession of Marijuana-a felony.
An East Syracuse woman was indicted today on attempted murder and assault charges in connection with a brutal attack on her two young nieces at their Katonah home on July 31.
A Westchester County Grand Jury returned the charges against 39 year old Lisa Turkki today.
Turkki's been charged with two counts of 1st Degree Attempted Muder, Two Counts 1st Degree assault, two counts of 4th Degree Criminal possession of a weapon. She is expected to be formally arraigned in White Plains tomorrow.
The attacks occurred at a home at 85 Girdle Ridge Road in Katonah as Turkki was babysitting the girls, 7 year old Maeve Kelly and 9 year old Annabel Kelly as the parents were out for the evening.
The parents returned home to find the girls lying on the kitchen floor with multiple stab wounds. Both have since recovered from their injuries.
A transformer fire, possibly ignited by lightning has left hundreds of NYSEG customers in the dark in Yorktown Heights, Katonah, Amawalk, Putnam Valley, Mahopac and Brewster.
A good portion of Route 202 in Yorktown is affected.
The Yorktown School District is operating on a two hour delay as a result of the outages.
There's been no comment, at this point from NYSEG as to when power might be restored.
The Westchester County Health Department announced today that it is lifting the boil water advisory issued for residents of Bedford Hills and Katonah in the Town of Bedford.
Water sampling by the Town of Bedford Water Department and the Westchester County Health Department determined that the water in the Bedford Consolidated Water District is safe to drink.
The boil water advisory had been put into effect August 30, following a major water main break that affected more than 2,100 customers.
Officials say they've now found the source of the water main leak that's caused major problems in the Bedford Consolidated Water District that covers Bedford, Bedford Hills and Katonah. The break was located late Monday night near the intersection of Route 117 and Harris Road in Katonah and repaired. More than 21-hundred customers were affected by the problem.
Due to a major water main break, residents of Katonah, Bedford Hills and the Town of Bedford are being advised to boil their drinking water before using it for food preparation until further notice.
There has been little or no water pressure throughout the Bedford Consolidated Water District. More than 2,100 homes and businesses are affected. Officials say they have yet to locate the water main break's location.
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