A high-risk Hudson Valley sex offender, who was arrested for owning child porn, is out of prison and now living within walking distance of a local elementary school.

The New York Department of Health is advising patients that a Hudson Valley doctor has been connected to four cases of hepatitis C. Four patients of Dr. Timothy Morley recently tested positive for the virus.

A cute, fuzzy but poisonous caterpillar has been spotted in New York. There are reports of the White hickory tussock caterpillar in Orange, Dutchess, Ulster and Sullivan counties as well as the Catskills and the Albany area.

A 42-year-old Hudson Valley man is dead after he was stabbed in chest by a teen. The stabbing happened on Smith Street in the City of Poughkeepsie Police say as the victim got out of the car, a black man between 15 and 18 years of age with a medium build and wearing a white t-shirt ran up to the 42-year-old and stabbed him in the chest. Anyone with information should call police.

A Hudson Valley Fire Captain is dead following a serious crash in the Town of Ulster. It happened Monday around 6 a.m on Route 32.

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