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A bill on NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk would make revenge porn illegal even if "intimate" body parts aren't shown. Photo: Getty Images / McLean (Va.) Patch
momala57 July 22, 2014 at 08:35 am
It actually could be either. But if you are in an intimate relationship with someone where these pixRead More are used for mutual gratification, and the relationship ends, the point of the law is that the pix should not be able to be used against you at a later time. Not the same behavior as teenagers "sexting" necessarily but if your teen did this as many teens do without thinking of the extent of the consequences, you would be happy to know there is recourse for them too.
amerpatriot July 22, 2014 at 08:41 am
Not nec... pictures/videos taken with permission at the time, but later used without permissionRead More (revenge), or after permission has been revoked or assumed revoked. If in a relationship and give permission, then when you want to take back that permission, email yourself and all parties involved that you have rescinded permission. At least the timeline stops there. Anything after that could be a felony as described in this new law.
Terry P July 22, 2014 at 09:17 am
Sounds to me like another well-intentioned, but ultimately unenforceable law, created to make peopleRead More believe they have recourse. I'm guessing in the vast majority of potential cases, they will never be able to pin the action on anybody.
Screen shot of the Facebook page of David Beesmer, who goes by the nickname Front Row Dave.
Don Klepack July 20, 2014 at 08:31 am
Drones are dangerous. A blast of wind can cause it to come crashing down. I saw a person die duringRead More a half time event at Shea stadium where a model plane hit someone in the head. A drone is just a more sophisticated model plane.
Anthony July 20, 2014 at 09:03 am
The type of Drone that this man used to photograph a building are less "dangerous" thanRead More automobiles, airplanes, and even bicycles. the statistics of one being hit by a model plane (including a drone type) are 10million to one. Car 565,000to one. pedestrians struck by a bike 76000 last year in the USA.
Delta Dawn July 20, 2014 at 09:56 am
Anthony go fly a kite!
Anne Iacobuzio July 17, 2014 at 11:04 pm
In fact, college rape stats are downplayed rather than exaggerated. Colleges hide incidencesRead More internally with campus security and sexual assault committees, rather than notifying the police who would make a public record of the event. Evidentially there is a "Red Zone" where girls are most likely to be rape - between the start of school and Thanksgiving freshman year. Mainly, inexperience with alcohol and not knowing who to trust. Girls NEVER go alone to a campus party, take a friend(s). Make a pack to go home together. Always assume the "jungle juice" punch will be spiked. If offer a water or soda, make sure it has been tampered with. And, if anything happens go to the hospital and the police, not the college security who (1) aren't trained and (2) work for the college who has financial incentive in not reporting and (3) can't send the rapist to jail.
Anne Iacobuzio July 17, 2014 at 11:26 pm
In fact, college rape stats are downplayed rather than exaggerated. Colleges hide incidencesRead More internally with campus security and sexual assault committees, rather than notifying the police and making a public record. Evidentially, there is a "Red Zone" when girls are most likely to be rape - between the start of freshman year to Thanksgiving Break - when girls are less inexperience with alcohol and don't have strong friendships yet. Girls NEVER go alone to a campus party, take a friend(s). Make a pack to go home together. Always assume the "jungle juice" punch will be spiked. If offer a water or soda, make sure it has NOT been tampered with. And, if anything happens go to the hospital and the police, not the college security who (1) aren't trained and (2) work for the college who has financial incentive in not reporting and (3) can't send the rapist to jail. Lower the drinking age back down to 18 years old! Girls need to control their liquor instead of relying on the older 21+ students to provide the "jungle juice" punches that are so common now. Girls don't know the type of liquor, its proof and how much is used in these punches.
Max E Leahy July 18, 2014 at 09:12 am
As a recent college graduate I cannot agree with you more Anne. If we lowered the drinking age backRead More to 18 everyone would be a lot more responsible with with their drinking. By making it illegal to drink at 18, it just makes college students want to over indulge.
J. Michael Farren, a former New Canaan resident and former White House lawyer (2010 press pool photo)
Ken Lewis July 13, 2014 at 12:01 pm
He should have pleaded insanity citeing haveing to work with Gearge Bush drove him nutts watchingRead More him ruin the country and causing high gasoline prices that we all now have to pay. With his political pull he will get probation or a suspended sentence.
Bill Payer July 13, 2014 at 03:57 pm
Hey David, "Dou-Bag", what does Bush and Bin Laden have to do with a personal criminalRead More case? Besides, Bin Laden is dead and nothing has changed. The occupant in the W.H. will be on trial soon as well, don't worry!
Amy S. July 19, 2014 at 01:18 pm
not if he is playing golf.
Patch file photo.
amerpatriot July 11, 2014 at 05:09 pm
Maybe the guys in the car gave him a look.
amerpatriot July 11, 2014 at 05:15 pm
Alfred Patch writer - did Greg Schillinglaw from Journal News report any details? For example, whoRead More declared the suspect "drunk"? Was there a BAC test done by responding officers? Where was the suspect before the shooting.? Anybody know? Or was it the typical Journal News article - lots of "scary stuff" about guns, and nothing of use to read.
Amy S. July 19, 2014 at 01:31 pm
Those two must have been doing something in that car. A police officer doesn't just fire a gun atRead More your car for fun.
L.A. July 14, 2014 at 05:19 pm
Back seated or front seated car seat.... my question is: how in the WORLD can these parents goRead More hours, and hours throughtout the day without thinking about their baby??? Don't they think about their child like: what is he/she doing right now, is he sleeping or playing with his friends, is he eating right now? Is he ok????etc...). Don't they call each other (mom/dad) to ask how the daycare drop off went??? My God!!! I think they should have the same punishment.
Ron Drew July 16, 2014 at 03:57 pm
Rita is correct in her response but what I am saying is to be consistent. New Haven should notRead More arrest a parent for accidentally leaving a child in the car and Ridgefield not arrest. Also Igor indicated not to put the burden on the car makers. Yet they now have computer chips to stop the car before it hits something and beeps at the driver if they move across the center line. All these are good things so how about something that helps solve this problem.
johndoe July 17, 2014 at 02:46 pm
OK. so what is the verdict??? why is it taking so F***** long to convict a father who killed hisRead More baby!
jo July 8, 2014 at 09:00 am
From the Tao..."those who Speak, don't know ...those who Don't speak know"... we have toRead More much "chatter" from them who do NOT Know....
Teleman July 10, 2014 at 02:44 pm
Yeah, I'm sure the same people screaming for IP's closure are on their way to the southern border toRead More adopt 3 or 4 of the poor innocent illegals obama is allowing to flood the country.
Klaatu Boradanicto July 10, 2014 at 05:30 pm
IP does NOT generate 2064 megawatts, it produces 2064 GIGAWATTS. "Area Man July 07, 2014 atRead More 07:01 PM So that's 6.5 acres per mw. IP generates 2064mw according to their website. That makes 13416 acres. Divided by 640 acres per sq mile equals 20.9 sq miles."
Screen shot of New York State Police Facebook page, www.facebook.com/nyspolice
Get Off My Lawn July 3, 2014 at 07:44 pm
Dogs are Dogs. People are Troopers. Giving animals status of Humans is ridiculous and demeaning.
S.R. Dog Training, LLC July 4, 2014 at 07:36 am
This is a terrific idea. Thank you to the two and four legged heroes who help to keep our communityRead More safe!
knee jerk July 4, 2014 at 11:45 am
Don't worry Get Off, no Dobies were injured in the making of this blog.
Justin Harris has been charged with murder for leaving his 22-month-old son Cooper in a hot car June 18, 2014. Patch file photo.
Amy S. July 1, 2014 at 07:29 pm
What could have been the motive? Did the child have a life insurance policy taken out on him by oneRead More or both parents?
Donna Trufant Grogg July 2, 2014 at 04:19 pm
Yes, I want to know why they are not questioning the mother more? It was said she did a search also.Read More Does this not raise serious eyebrows. Unbelievable. Am so disgusted
KD Q July 17, 2014 at 09:35 am
The husband did more than just that search... he also was researching things such as 'child-freeRead More living', 'age of consent'...I mean he was sending suasage pics to mutliple other women and one that was 16 or 17 years old... clearly this marriage was not doing well. AND to top if off, if you had just looked up hot temps in cars, wouldnt it still be fresh in your mind or at least in the back of your head? I know after i look something up I keep remembering it for weeks later.... theres no way he nonchanlantly 'forgot' his own child in the car.
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Christopher Cavanaugh June 30, 2014 at 06:45 pm
Found at about 6:00, story to follow.
Wendy Mitchell June 30, 2014 at 07:24 pm
Thank you Christopher. I am waiting to hear back from the detective and will update as soon as IRead More have more information.
Wendy Mitchell June 30, 2014 at 07:54 pm
Thank you Christopher. I just reposted:Read More http://chappaqua.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/missing-teen-found-in-new-castle_c99fbac9
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Amy S. July 1, 2014 at 07:13 pm
Sag. of MTA police said he was trespassing? Why is there a hole in the fence and more importantlyRead More why don't they fix it!
Sage on the Hudson July 1, 2014 at 07:39 pm
Was Sgt. Kitzen also not carrying identification, Wendy, or were you going to charge readers a feeRead More for learning his first name?
Wendy Mitchell July 1, 2014 at 08:06 pm
Sgt. Kitzen's first name is Alex.
Sing Sing's infamous electric chair nicknamed "Old Sparky." The power plant that used to power the chair may become a historical museum. Photo contributed.
sara brewster June 28, 2014 at 09:46 pm
We've heard about this before and it is totally creepy. Not what Ossining needs just as it is goingRead More through a true renaissance with new housing and the reclaimed waterfront. Sara
Timothy Judge June 29, 2014 at 10:09 pm
"The Friends of the Sing Sing Historic Prison Museum created a 25-minute long to explain theRead More benefits of the proposed historical museum." This is not a sentence and should receive a failing grade. The Patch continues to deliver less news, and what news the Patch does report is done poorly.
Wendy Mitchell June 29, 2014 at 10:46 pm
The article has been edited to reflect the correction.
Dr. Daniel J. O'Hern. Photo credit: Vitals.com
Fabian Patino June 24, 2014 at 07:56 pm
Where's his mugshot?
Sterling June 24, 2014 at 09:11 pm
funny, wouldn't figure him for a pedophile. just as i wouldn't conclude Bugs Bunny was rabbit.Read More Lock the ---- up and bend him over, then toss the key.
Patch file photo.
joshua tanner June 19, 2014 at 01:20 pm
Meanwhile the Obama administration has intentionally forced the borders open and criminals, cartels,Read More gangs and millions in cheap heroin is flowing over - along with thousands of children leaving their families because Obama is luring them with promises of amnesty etc. The busts in this article represent very small fry
Adolfo Longo June 21, 2014 at 10:13 am
Heroin is being allowed into the country by our lovely government. Yes I said it!! The good oldRead More USA!! We have troops in Afghanistan that are guarding poppy fields with their life. Hmmm why is this? Well let's think about it. About 80% of heroin in America comes from Afghanistan. But why would our lovely country allow that? Well first of all is money and profit, and second is while we are in Afghanistan we own those poppy plants. Put two and two together people!! They transport the heroin here and then make the authorities search and seize it back. Then you're thrown in jail and have to do all these drug programs if you're lucky. But of course they will hit you with fines and legal fees as well. It's all a circle of profit every which way that it goes.
Guarags30 June 25, 2014 at 11:01 am
The US should do what Portugal does and decriminalize ALL drugs. Therefore, all the addicts willRead More eventual die off and young people will see the harmful effects and hopefully chose not to use.
Lacey Spears is accused of killing her 5-year-old son. Photo/Westchester District Attorney's Office
Sandra Harrison June 18, 2014 at 10:47 am
A lot of time to get this one bad mother, and there are lots more out there. From cruelty toRead More abandonment, I wonder why women keep having unwanted children?
Richard Rockefeller. Photo credit: Rockefeller Brothers Fund
David Dibs Shackney June 13, 2014 at 09:51 am
I understand the Patch needs to save money, but couldn't someone straighten out that photo? It'sRead More hard to take this article seriously when no one is even paying attention to the lead photo.
Adolfo Longo June 21, 2014 at 09:43 am
Well he was apart of the illuminati and himself and the rest of his family are all the elite of theRead More world. They own the federal reserve, and have absolute power. Not only owning the federal reserve and banking system, but they OWN and RUN the WORLD. The New World Order has been fabricated by them and other secret organizations. (Cough, Cough) not to mention Skull & Bones which the Bush, Clinton & Obama families are all apart of. 'Secret Societies'... Hmm doesn't this make you think that there's much more going on in the government world?
Kevin Roper/State Police
Greg June 12, 2014 at 10:51 am
Prayers for all involved. Was anyone wearing a seatbelt?????? my guess is no
Heywood June 12, 2014 at 12:37 pm
How many accidents happen with no follow-up reporting at all? Why is this such a big deal?
Adolfo Longo June 21, 2014 at 10:19 am
It was an accident people.. GET OVER IT!!!!!!
jeff meyer June 9, 2014 at 02:41 pm
Whatever that is done to combat the scourge of heroin is a positive. Currently, heroin is runningRead More rampant in WC and the surrounding areas. Not only is it more potent then the prescription pain killers that many gravitate to but it is also much cheaper. Extremely cheap. I wish the NYS Police the very best with their endeavor. JM Tuckahoe, NY
pumpkin patch June 9, 2014 at 10:21 pm
Still waiting for a "Keep Right Except to Pass" campaign. The state only spent a ton ofRead More money installing a sign at practically every overpass on the Thruway. Yet the drivers still do not adhere to the law. It would certainly make our highways safer.
Edward J. Frank June 10, 2014 at 11:21 am
I'd like to see greater enforcement on the Palisades Pkwy by the State Police too. Speed limit onRead More north end is 55 but 75 is the norm. You place yourself at risk and are the exception if you do the speed limit.
bill of rights June 13, 2014 at 08:29 pm
cuomo is looking to lose voters, hes in charge of the state police.
Jojo John in Rockland County Court in 2013. Photo: Ricky Flores/LoHud.com
Shayna's Mom June 10, 2014 at 06:19 am
The lack of lighting is partially to blame but Mr. John was also under the influence. Let's notRead More forget that he was speeding as well. If he wasn't high & drunk, perhaps he would have piloted the boat at a safer speed & realized quicker that there was an issue with the lighting. He never should have been operating that boat
Tony T June 10, 2014 at 10:19 am
Now they, even the defendant, will look for the deepest pockets to sue!!!
Genrl Quarters July 10, 2014 at 10:23 am
Aside from all the other BS excuses that people here falsely blame it on.....the real root cause isRead More a lack of basic seamanship. A responsible 'captain' does not leave the dock at night (bombed or not) without posting a mate on the bow with a spot-light (to see and be seen). A simple hand-held spot-light (that any responsible boat owner will tell you) is an absolute necessity for night time boating....no less than having PFDs aboard. Even a drunk posted at the bow with a spot-light would have seen the barge (well illuminated or not). This case is no different than trying to drive at night with headlights off.
Tracy Morgan/Patch file photo
Josey Wales June 9, 2014 at 08:59 pm
William: An automobile has "brakes," Tracy Morgan's leg has a "break".
Laura June 9, 2014 at 09:01 pm
Tracy Morgan is not out of the woods. He has had a kidney transplant and is on multipleRead More anti-rejection meds just for that.
whatever41 June 10, 2014 at 07:52 am
Praying for the recovery of all who are hurting physically and mentally. It's a scary thing,,, beenRead More there.
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