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Residents 9 Westchester County Communities are being advised to boil their water before drinking it or using it for food preparation as a precaution until further notice due to the high turbidity at the New York City Department of Environmental Protection Catskill Aqueduct.
People living in Briarcliff, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, Elmsford, Grasslands Reservation, Hawthorne, Irvington, Valhalla and Thornwood are all affected.
Eight people have been hospitalized with carbon monoxide poisoning after officials say they brought their barbecue grill inside their home.
Sleepy Hollow Detective Jose Quinoy has been acquitted of one count of violating a suspect's civil rights and charges of tampering with a witness. A jury in White Plains today, however, failed to reach a verdict on a second charge that Quinoy brutalized a second restrained suspect. In one of the cases, Quinoy was accused of using a stun gun repeatedly on a suspect in handcuffs. Quinoy took the the witness stand in his own defense during the trial in White Plains and testified that the suspects were unruly and required him to use force.
The police brutality case of Sleepy Hollow Detective Jose Quinoy is now in the hands of a jury. Closing arguments in the case wrapped up Monday and Judge Kenneth M. Karas gave the panel instructions today.
Quinoy is accused of attacking two men who were in police custody, allegedly using a stun gun on one of them. Quinoy took the stand in his own defense during the three week trial, and maintained the suspects acted aggressively and that they forced him to have to subdue them.
Opening arguments got underway Tuesday in the civil rights and witness tampering trial of Sleepy Hollow Police Detective Jose Quinoy. Quinoy is accused of punching and kicking two men in two separate incidents who had been handcuffed and under the control of other officers.
Detective Quinoy, who has been suspended without pay, is accused of violating the civil rights of the two men.
A Sleepy Hollow Police Officer, already charged with two counts of police brutality, is facing new charges. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara ,announced Thursday that 37 year old Jose Quinoy was charged with one count of witness tampering in addition to the two counts of civil rights violations on which he was previously indicted.
Elections are underway today in 16 Westchester municipalities. Voters are choosing trustees, village justices, and a new mayor in Buchanan.
Balloting is taking place in Scarsdale, Briarcliff Manor, Tarrytown, Croton-on-Hudson, Elmsford, Rye Brook, Buchanan, Pleasantville, Larchmont, Bronxville, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington, Tuckahoe, Pelham, Pelham Manor, and Sleepy Hollow.
In Buchanan, Mayor Al Donohue is facing a challenge from Sean Murray.
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