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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. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Man Steals Handgun, Other Items In Dover Burglary, Police Say

    Man Steals Handgun, Other Items In Dover Burglary, Police Say

    A lengthy investigation by state police has led to the arrest of a 36-year-old man who allegedly stole several items, including a handgun, from a Dutchess County home last year.In August last year, state police troopers launched an investigation into the burglary of a Weil Road residence in Dover, when two metal detectors, a Husqvarna chainsaw and Ruger .357 handgun were all reported ...

  2. Did You Buy Them? Widespread Ice Cream Bar Recall Issued

    Did You Buy Them? Widespread Ice Cream Bar Recall Issued

    Several popular frozen treats have been recalled from Hudson Valley supermarkets following reports that the product may be contaminated.The Food and Drug Administration announced the voluntary recall of Fieldbrook Foods Corporation orange cream bars and chocolate coated vanilla ice cream bars that were produced in 2017 in its New York plant.According to the FDA, both products are being ...

  3. Investigation Underway Into Stolen Rims, Tires At Ruge's In Rhinebeck

    Investigation Underway Into Stolen Rims, Tires At Ruge's In Rhinebeck

    New York State Police are seeking the public’s assistance as they search for a suspect who stole tires and rims from a Dutchess County auto lot over the holidays.State Police investigators from Rhinebeck are investigating the larceny of four rims, tires and center caps that were stolen from a 2015 Jeep Cherokee from Ruge’s Auto lot on Wey Road between Dec. 31 and Jan. 2. Police said ...

  4. 23 Charged With DWI In Hudson Valley Checkpoints

    23 Charged With DWI In Hudson Valley Checkpoints

    New York State Police were “out in force” during the holiday season as they conducted a STOP-DWI crackdown enforcement effort, looking to cut down on the number of impaired drivers in the Hudson Valley.Among those busted for DWI include: Dec. 28: Poughkeepsie resident Elvis Taylor, 26, for DWI in Wappinger;Somers resident Charles Heitner, 34, for DWI following a crash in Cortlandt that ...

  5. Police Dish Out 52 Speeding Tickets In I-684 Detail

    Police Dish Out 52 Speeding Tickets In I-684 Detail

    Nearly 100 motorists were ticketed on Wednesday, as New York State Police troopers conducted a special speed enforcement detail on I-684 in Northern Westchester.During the special detail on Wednesday, Jan. 10 in Bedford and North Castle, 52 motorists were cited for speeding on the interstate while another 28 were issued for failure to wear a seatbelt, distracted driving and various ...

  6. Man Caught By Putnam Sheriff's Deputies After Fleeing Taconic Crash

    Man Caught By Putnam Sheriff's Deputies After Fleeing Taconic Crash

    A Dutchess County man took a police K-9 Unit on a wild foot chase through the woods after being involved in a crash that landed his Lexus in a ditch off the Taconic State Parkway.A Putnam County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit was dispatched to a stretch of the parkway in East Fishkill shortly after 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, following reports of a single-vehicle accident, where the driver fled ...

  7. Hudson Valley Businessman Sues Dunkin' Donuts For $90M

    Hudson Valley Businessman Sues Dunkin' Donuts For $90M

    A Westchester County business owner is seeking $90 million in restitution from Dunkin’ Donuts, claiming that the franchise irreparably damaged his concession stand at the Westchester County Airport.Sammy El Jamal, a gas station owner and entrepreneur, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court this week claiming that Dunkin’ Donuts breached the terms of a franchise agreement the two parties ...

  8. Police: Man Repeatedly Punched Pregnant Woman In Face, Stomach In Southeast

    Police: Man Repeatedly Punched Pregnant Woman In Face, Stomach In Southeast

    A 35-year-old man was taken into custody on Thursday night after he allegedly struck a pregnant woman multiple times in a car she was driving in Southeast, state police said.Shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Thursday night, a pregnant woman drove into the parking lot of the New York State Police barracks in Brewster to report a crime in progress.After taking the pregnant woman into custody, ...

  9. Jeanine Pirro In No Rush To Settle 119 MPH Speeding Ticket

    Jeanine Pirro In No Rush To Settle 119 MPH Speeding Ticket

    Although she seemingly has the need for speed, Fox News host and former Westchester County District Attorney Jeanine Pirro appears to be in no rush to answer the speeding charge against her.New York State Police troopers stopped Pirro driving 119 mph on Nov. 19 last year in the Town of Nichols, which is in Tioga County upstate, near Owego and her hometown Elmira. Pirro was due to answer ...

  10. 'Doing Donuts' Police Video Goes Viral, Under Investigation In Yonkers

    'Doing Donuts' Police Video Goes Viral, Under Investigation In Yonkers

    A video of a Yonkers police officer doing doughnuts in a squad car has gone viral on social media.Earlier this week, a Twitter user posted a video of a Yonkers police officer doing doughnuts on city property, taking the cruiser for a joy ride late at night. Since being posted on Monday, the video has garnered more than 31,000 views on social media outlets.There was a sudden backlash on ...

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