August 2018

New Rochelle Man Hospitalized in West End Shooting

August 02, 2018 - 04:04

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A man suffered bullet wounds to both legs in an early morning shooting on Crescent Avenue in New Rochelle on Wednesday. The incident occurred at about 1:30 a.m.

Detectives and forensic specialists spent hours working the scene.

The victim was taken to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx and is listed in stable condition, according to police.

There are no suspects at this time. New Rochelle Police asks that anyone with information please contact the NRPD’s General Investigation’s Unit at  (914) 654-2270.

New Details Emerge on New Rochelle Armory Murder Suspect Following Release of Police Records

August 02, 2018 - 01:41

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Police Records obtained by Talk of the Sound under a Freedom of Information request provide new details on the case and the man charged with the murder of Nurten Seljuk.

Jose F. Olmos, 28, a homeless Hispanic male, was arraigned Monday in New Rochelle City Court on one count of Murder in the Second Degree (with intent), a Class A Violent Felony.

New Rochelle Red Light Program Generates $2 Million in Revenue in 2017

August 01, 2018 - 21:39

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- In its first full year of operation, the City of New Rochelle Red Light Safety Program has had mixed results on mitigating the level of crash severity at major intersections but a cash cow for the City and its vendor generating close to $2 million in fines on 21,916 Paid Citations in 2017.

Can Reggie Richardson Get His Job Back as New Rochelle High School Principal?

August 01, 2018 - 03:38

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- With the news Monday that Reggie Richardson rescinded his resignation as New Rochelle High School Principal many in New Rochelle are wondering whether Richardson is allowed to take-back his resignation and keep his job.

In a word: absolutely.

Further, as a tenured Principal Richardson can not only return but can remain as New Rochelle High School Principal indefinitely. He is 50 years old so within his rights to stay on as Principal until 2033.