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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. He is a Long Island native and proud alum of Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communication. When he’s not bemoaning the Atlanta Braves’ playoff woes, you can probably find him on the phone with his mom.

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  1. Two Steal Thousands In Beauty Products, Yorktown Police Say

    Two Steal Thousands In Beauty Products, Yorktown Police Say

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Two women from Yonkers were arrested in Yorktown for attempting to steal thousands of dollars worth of beauty products from a store at the Jefferson Valley Mall.On Wednesday, the Yorktown Police Department announced that of 28-year-old Destiny Charnay Hudson and 26-year-old Lawren Turner Jackson are facing felony grand larceny charges for helping to steal ...

  2. Westchester's Preet Bharara Makes Quick Career Move After Eyeing TV Gigs

    Westchester's Preet Bharara Makes Quick Career Move After Eyeing TV Gigs

    After mulling his career options following his dismissal by President Donald Trump, former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara has determined his next career choice.On Tuesday, Bharara, who lives in Westchester, was named as a distinguished scholar in residence at the NYU School of Law. He takes over his new position beginning on April 1. He heads ...

  3. Yonkers Woman Arrested For DWI With BAC More Than Double Legal Limit

    Yonkers Woman Arrested For DWI With BAC More Than Double Legal Limit

    A woman from Westchester was arrested in Orange County over the weekend after being busted with a blood-alcohol content more than double the legal limit following a traffic stop on I-87. At approximately 2:45 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, state police pulled over 33-year-old Morgan Walsh of Yonkers for a traffic violation on I-87. During the subsequent traffic stop, troopers determined ...

  4. One-Vehicle Crash Into Utility Pole In Scarsdale Leads To DWI Charges

    One-Vehicle Crash Into Utility Pole In Scarsdale Leads To DWI Charges

    SCARSDALE, N.Y. - A man from New Jersey was arrested in Scarsdale after driving his truck into a utility pole with a blood alcohol content more than double the legal limit.Shortly before midnight on Wednesday, March 15, police were dispatched to Mamaroneck Road, where there was a reported one vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers spotted a Ford Ranger at rest facing westbound on ...

  5. Woman, 32, Busted For DWI, Cocaine Possession In Scarsdale

    Woman, 32, Busted For DWI, Cocaine Possession In Scarsdale

    SCARSDALE, N.Y. - A 32-year-old Hartsdale woman was arrested in possession of cocaine while drinking and driving in Scarsdale over the weekend.At approximately 4:15 a.m. on Sunday, March 19, officers were conducting traffic enforcement on Post Road in Scarsdale when they spotted a Ford Focus crossing over the pavement markings, prompting a traffic stop.During the subsequent stop, the ...

  6. Suspect Pleads Guilty To Murdering Cyclist In Mount Vernon

    Suspect Pleads Guilty To Murdering Cyclist In Mount Vernon

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A 35-year-old man is facing an indeterminate sentence in prison after pleading guilty to murdering a cyclist in Mount Vernon last year.On Monday, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino announced that Bobby Jackson of Manhattan pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment for his ...

  7. Suspect Pleads Guilty To Murdering Cyclist In Mount Vernon

    Suspect Pleads Guilty To Murdering Cyclist In Mount Vernon

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A 35-year-old man is facing an indeterminate sentence in prison after pleading guilty to murdering a cyclist in Mount Vernon last year.On Monday, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino announced that Bobby Jackson of Manhattan pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment for his ...

  8. Mount Vernon Captures 11th State Boys Basketball Championship

    Mount Vernon Captures 11th State Boys Basketball Championship

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Although they faced a veteran squad from Fairport, the Mount Vernon boy’s varsity basketball team rolled to their first New York State championship in five years, when they topped Fairport 59-48 in Sunday’s title game in Binghamton.Led by Jason Douglas-Stanley’s 16 points, the Knights capped off their championship season in impressive fashion, using their size and ...

  9. Suspect Pleads Guilty To Murdering Cyclist In Mount Vernon

    Suspect Pleads Guilty To Murdering Cyclist In Mount Vernon

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A Manhattan man is facing an indeterminate sentence in prison after pleading guilty to murdering a cyclist in Mount Vernon last year.On Monday, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino announced that Bobby Jackson, 35, pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment for his role in a ...

  10. Jeeps Slams Into Popular Westchester Restaurant

    Jeeps Slams Into Popular Westchester Restaurant

    BRIARCLIFF, N.Y. - Diners at a popular Briarcliff restaurant got a surprise on Sunday night when an SUV slammed into the front of the building.Shortly before 8 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, first responders were dispatched to Squire's Restaurant in the North State Road shopping center when the driver of a Jeep drove into the the structure.The cause of the crash has not been released. Units ...

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