Saturday Dec 14
Officer: 'A lot of blood' in escape try
The elevator was a bloodied mess. Prosecutors in the escape trial of convicted murderer Justin Curran presented several crime scene photographs of a blood-stained elevator floor and walls -- in addition to testimony -- to a jury in Dutchess County Court on Friday.
Convicted murderer may take plea deal
Justin Curran is considering a possible plea deal on the two cases still pending against him after his conviction this week in the murder of Laurie Ferguson.
Hardesty's smarts aid health care
Meghann Hardesty studied political science at Vassar College, but her aims weren't in politics.
Jury still out in Justin Curran murder trial
A jury is continuing deliberations this morning in the murder trial of Justin Curran, the man accused in the stabbing death of his 67-year-old neighbor Laurie Ferguson.
Curran case may go to jury Monday
Closing arguments in the Justin Curran murder trial are expected to start Monday and the case could be turned over to the jury as early as Monday afternoon.
DNA sample on pants matches Ferguson's
A DNA sample taken from a pair of green cargo pants found in the trailer where Justin Curran was staying matches that of Laurie Ferguson.
What's new in the mid-Hudson Valley business scene for Nov. 26
John Stanforth, Wappingers Falls, joins the firm as an estimator. He brings 12 years of construction management experience in the private sector and also in the military for academic, commercial and residential projects.
Curran trial: Sister admits lie
The sister of a man accused of murdering his 67-year-old neighbor and stealing her car testified in court that she did not initially tell state police the truth about her brother's whereabouts last Thanksgiving.
Curran murder trial: Witnesses say victim's car used a day after killing
Early on Thanksgiving 2012, the day Laurie Ferguson's body would be found by her daughter, a man drove her car around Hyde Park running errands, according to witness testimony and video surveillance.
3 more testify in Curran murder trial
Prosecutors today called three additional witnesses in the murder trial of Justin Curran, who stands accused of killing 67-year-old Laurie Ferguson inside her home in the Mobile Manor Trailer Park in Staatsburg the day before Thanksgiving in 2012.