Police say a wrong way driver who was involved in an accident on a New York highway left the scene and later had a blood alcohol content nearly three times the legal limit.

According to New York State Police, they received a call regarding a wrong way driver on I-287 in White Plains at around 10:45 p.m. on Saturday night. The caller indicated the driver was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane.

Troopers say that vehicle, a 2020 Nissan Rogue, had struck a trailer while driving in the wrong direction and then fled the scene.

Police say they were able to track down the vehicle and the driver, Ariella Richardson of Ardsley, NY. When police tested her blood alcohol content and say it registered 0.21%, which is almost three times the legal limit.

Richardson, 24, has been charged with aggravated DWI, an unclassified misdemeanor, and multiple violation of New York State's Vehicle and Traffic Laws.

She was turned over a sober third party, troopers said, and released on appearance tickets. She's due to answer the charges in court later this month.

[AUTHOR'S NOTE:   This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the Utica Police Department.  The reader is reminded that all suspects and arrested persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.]

15 Of New York State's Most Wanted Criminals- May 2022

Below are individuals wanted by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision's (DOCCS) Office of Special Investigations who have been designated as its Most Wanted Fugitives. They should be considered armed and dangerous. This list is current as of 05/01/2022:

NEVER attempt to apprehend a fugitive yourself. If you have information on the location of any of these fugitives, you can contact OSI 24 hours a day / 7 days a week to report it. All leads and tips are treated as confidential information.

If an immediate response is necessary, such as you see the wanted person at a location, please call “911” and report it to the police.

May- 45 New York Lottery Scratch Off Tickets With The Most Number One Jackpots Remaining

Here in New York, the time is now to start searching for some amazing jackpots. There are all sorts of different kinds of Scratch-Off tickets offered by the New York Lottery.

While looking at the latest weekly roundup for grand prizes, we counted 44 different tickets that have their grand prizes still on the market. The report was last updated on March 28th, as we publish this article. 

WIBX Radiothon Heart Run and Walk 2022!

America’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk Weekend is here!
The WIBX Heart Radiothon is taking place May 6 from 6 AM-6 PM and May 7 from 7 AM-1 PM.

 You can make your donation by calling 866-716-9429

After being held virtually last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s run and walk will be taking place as an in-person event at a new location.

The Heart Run and Walk will be held on Saturday, May 7 at Accelerate Sports on Judd Road in Whitestown.

‘Basic Instinct’ Home For Sale

It’s a home featured in one of the most iconic movies on the 1990’s. The 1992 thriller “Basic Instinct” starred Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone and the house in Carmel, California is on sale for a cool $29.6 million. Here's a photo gallery of the stunning property.

Top 9 Corrupt New York Politicians

The resignation of New York Lt. Governor Brian Benjamin is the latest in a long line of political corruption in New York State. Over the past two decades, we here in New York have elected more than 30 current or former politicians to positions where they would later be convicted of various acts of corruption. Here are the Top 9.

Rupert Murdoch's Two NYC Condos On Sale For $78 Million

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch is selling his One Madison condominium in New York City's Flatiron District for $78 Million. You can buy the penthouse for $62 Million and the residence below for $16 million, or you can buy them both.

[AUTHOR'S NOTE:   This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the Utica Police Department.  The reader is reminded that all suspects and arrested persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.]