Lying 'Lawyer,' Knife in Movie Theater: Unusual Suspects

A look a various crime headlines from your hometown, and nearby neighborhoods. To read the full story, click the linked headline.

Argument Over What to Eat for Dinner Leads to Arrest: Cops

A spat between an uncle and niece over what to eat for dinner ended in a domestic violence arrest Thursday of last week, White Plains cops said.


Port Chester Police Officer Rescues Dog on Boston Post Road

A dog that was scared and confused after giving birth was rescued by a Port Chester police officer who spotted the animal running loose on Boston Post Road.


Valley Cottage Man Accused of Pretending to be a Lawyer

Michael Schorr of Valley Cottage has been accused of conning judges and unsuspecting clients by passing himself off as a licensed attorney, according to New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman.

Schneiderman said that for four years Schorr, 72, held himself out as a lawyer in New York, defrauding multiple victims of tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees.


A 30-year-old White Plains woman brandished a knife inside the Cinema de Luxe movie theaters at 15 City Place last Tuesday, and threatened a security guard, White Plains cops said.


Police: Man Smashed Window of Cortlandt Gas Station to Steal Cigarettes

A Peekskill man is scheduled to appear in Cortlandt town court on May 20 after he allegedly committed a smash and grab burglary at the the Getty gas station located at 2058 Route 6, shortly after 1 a.m. Monday.


A Yorktown Heights woman who is head of operations at a Rockland County company is accused of stealing more than $199,000 from escrow accounts connected to the real estate related business, according to Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe.


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