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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taken with permission at the time, but later used without permissionRead More (revenge), or after permission has been revoked or assumed revoked.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give permission, then when you want to take back that permission, email yourself and all parties involved that you have rescinded permission.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.
Dayron Wills. Photo: Stamford Police.
Kevin July 16, 2014 at 08:53 pm
Scarsdale,Woodbridge,whats the difference,sweetie?
jessica July 16, 2014 at 09:17 pm
I'm not certain Kevin, I assume in this statement you're making you mean to say you would know firstRead More hand or have facts to back up what you want to say, It's unfortunate you lack the ability to argue constructively; Interesting, because by the tone in your statement I would assume you believe there is a certain type of people who belong in a certain type of environment, town, etc. I'd like to continue this very "intellectual" conversation with you but I rather go back to the conversation I was having with my husband and children. Just to add, my husband was born and raised in Bridgeport and my children are both white and hispanic but I guess the stereotype says my husband and children should go back to where they came from correct? I am sure you will have something really bold and important to say as a rebuttal, but I can assure you I will not be responding I have clearly made my point here. Have a great evening.
Sandra Leung July 17, 2014 at 07:13 am
Two 19 year-olds were among the shooting victims. Are the police investigating underage drinkingRead More and holding bar owners accountable for compliance with laws???
A scene from the July 13, 2014 shooting in downtown Stamford that left five people injured.
Quinn July 15, 2014 at 04:33 pm
Just some more racist blathering from the knuckle dragger.
Quinn July 15, 2014 at 04:43 pm
5 most dangerous states - 1- louisisana 2- mississippi 3- alaska 4- wyoming 5-montana........ bigRead More time urban hot beds, yea sure tommy boy....... http://www.salon.com/2014/07/04/10_states_where_guns_are_most_and_least_likely_to_kill_people_partner/
Quinn July 16, 2014 at 08:48 am
TP faced with facts, deletes his posts and runs away, rich !
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.
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!
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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."
lory Gambrill July 3, 2014 at 08:50 pm
Congratulations !
Anne Latella July 4, 2014 at 11:23 am
Chief Conway Has all the requirements to make the Port Chester Police Department the most efficientRead More one in the New York Metropolitan Area. He has the ability to gain the cooperation of the entire village.
JJ July 5, 2014 at 07:28 am
A true professional who is and has been an asset to this beleaguered police department. This is aRead More good department that was sorely lacking leadership and professionalism. Chief Conway is the right person for the job more than ever now. I'm sure he'll look at some of these promotions that have been filled with nepotism too. Best of luck to a great Cop!
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.
Resident of Fairfield June 20, 2014 at 12:25 pm
There is no need to be offended. I think it is important that as taxpayers that we understand howRead More the the officials that work for the local government are paid. And just like every corporation is doing challenge when we see something inappropriate. I am not alleging that is the case here, but would like to understand that. There were an awful lot of police out - i would expect that this was just part of their normal function/pay.
Igor June 20, 2014 at 04:06 pm
Well they are paid pretty well. But if it was a bomb, not paid enough.
Jim Eastwood June 21, 2014 at 07:37 am
To all the Critics I ask "What If" ???? To the Fairfield Resident----You are anRead More EXPERT In YOUR FIELD, they are an EXPERT IN THEIRS !!!! I am Certain that you are well paid, they are NOT!!! They RISK THEIR LIVES TO insure you are Safe, do you risk you life for some one you do not know!!!! They are on call 7/24 are you?? Their Personal Lives are put on Hold often times in their jobs ARE YOURS??? Certainly ONE DELAY in your Life to ensure YOUR Safety is something YOU can afford ~~~~~ Thin about it !!!!!!!! Walk in their shoes before you are critical of their efforts !!!!!!
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.
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