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Zak Failla

Urgent News Reporter zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Zak! worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Tickets For Texting More Than Double For NY Motorists

    Tickets For Texting More Than Double For NY Motorists

    Although many New Yorkers have caught on when it comes to recognizing the perils of talking on cell phones while driving, most still aren’t putting their phones down as tickets for texting while driving continue to rise.Data collected by the state from 2012 to 2016 has found that tickets for talking on cell phones have fallen 47 percent statewide; however, during that same period, ...

  2. Gas Prices Reach Highest Point In Nearly Three Years, AAA Reports

    Gas Prices Reach Highest Point In Nearly Three Years, AAA Reports

    There is no relief in sight for area motorists at the pump, as the national gas price average hits its highest point since the summer of 2015.As of this week, national gas prices reached an average of $2.71 per gallon, four cents lower than the high of $2.67 from last year, and prices are only expected to keep rising, according to the latest report from AAA. The price is up 6 cents from ...

  3. Westchester State Swimming Champ Heading To University Of Hawaii

    Westchester State Swimming Champ Heading To University Of Hawaii

    One of Westchester’s finest amateur swimmers is taking his talents to the Aloha State.New Rochelle High School senior Michael Lawson, who became a two-time state champion this year, announced his intention to head to Hawaii following graduation, where he will take to the pool at the University of Hawaii.An all-American, Lawson has competed in the New York State High School Swimming ...

  4. Two-Day Effort Announced To Save Lives On I-95

    Two-Day Effort Announced To Save Lives On I-95

    Law enforcement agencies up and down the east coast are teaming to protect motorists on I-95 as part of the National Drive to Save Lives Campaign.State police agencies from 15 east coast states - including New York and Connecticut - are teaming in an effort to “keep one of the country’s most highly-traveled interstates, I-95 safe and fatality-free.”There will be an increased police ...

  5. Westchester Toddler Killed By Blunt Force Trauma, Medical Examiner Says

    Westchester Toddler Killed By Blunt Force Trauma, Medical Examiner Says

    An autopsy performed by the Westchester County Medical Examiner’s Office has determined that the toddler who was killed by his father earlier this week died from blunt force trauma to his body.The 2-year-old boy was found unresponsive by his mother on Monday night in the Esplande Gardens apartment building in Mount Vernon when she returned home from work. After rushing him to Montefiore ...

  6. Duo Nabbed For Trying To Cash Fake $14K Check In Westchester

    Duo Nabbed For Trying To Cash Fake $14K Check In Westchester

    Two men are facing criminal charges after allegedly attempting to cash a fraudulent check for nearly $14,000 in Westchester, police said.Bronxville Police Chief Christopher Satriale announced the arrests of Bronx residents Chaz Broadnax, 26, and Andrew Barrington, 29, who were busted cashing a fake check worth $13,963.20 at a local bank.A bank manager at a Bronxville branch alerted ...

  7. Children Hospitalized After DWI Driver Crashes In Area

    Children Hospitalized After DWI Driver Crashes In Area

    A 38-year-old man is facing a series of charges after receiving his second DWI conviction in 10 years following a state police investigation into a crash on I-84 in Putnam County while he had two children in the back seat not wearing seatbelts.New York State Police troopers launched an investigation into a motor vehicle crash on I-84 at approximately 7 p.m. on April 14 in Kent.Troopers ...

  8. Weekslong Hutchinson River Parkway Lane Closures Start

    Weekslong Hutchinson River Parkway Lane Closures Start

    Motorists planning on traveling on the Hutchinson River Parkway can expect delays of up to 20 minutes for several weeks as contracting crews begin an extensive construction project in the area.The closures now underway are expected to last through Friday, May 10, leading to lengthy delays.The New York State Department of Transportation issued an alert to Westchester residents, warning ...

  9. Biggest Danger On Roads Is Now Distracted Driving, AAA Says

    Biggest Danger On Roads Is Now Distracted Driving, AAA Says

    Distracted, not drunk, drugged or aggressive drivers are the biggest cause of concern for motorists, according to a survey conducted by AAA.According to a study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety this week, distracted driving has reached the top of the list of growing dangers on local roadways, surpassing aggressive or impaired drivers.The study states that 88 percent of ...

  10. Father Charged With Murder In Death Of Westchester Toddler

    Father Charged With Murder In Death Of Westchester Toddler

    The 34-year-old father of the toddler who was found unresponsive in a Westchester apartment on Monday night has been charged with murder.Following a swift investigation, police have arrested Lloyd Scott of Mount Vernon, who has been charged with second-degree murder after his son was found unresponsive in their Esplande Gardens apartment by his mother, who rushed him to Montefiore Mount ...

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