A still from body-camera footage of the scuffle in which three officers shot Tyrell Fincher five times, killing him.Orange County

Officer Involved in Recent Killing Accused of Excessive Force in Previous Case

Involved in the shooting of Tyrell Fincher, Ricardo Rivera is also accused of nearly hitting Lakeem Thompson with a squad car, then attacking him with a canine—all for a traffic violation.

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The River Serves the Hudson Valley Community!

Local Stories. Democracy in action.

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Coronavirus Roundup: New York State’s Winter Plan Takes Shape

All the news and announcements from New York State, the Hudson Valley, and the Catskills for Tuesday, November 24 and Wednesday, November 25.

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Have Tourists Helped Keep the Hudson Valley Economy Afloat (For Now)?

Across the region, spending by newcomers has kept sales tax revenues from declining much less than predicted at the start of the lockdown.