DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here's a look at the week's top stories from around Dutchess County.
- A Beacon man is facing multiple charges after he was accused of hitting a state trooper's car while driving drunk in a crash that injured five people.
- Bear sightings in the area are reaching record levels .
- The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office charged a Poughkeepsie man with public lewdness following an incident at West Road School in Pleasant Valley.
- State police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a one-car accident that left a Wappingers Falls man with serious injuries .
- U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney tried to remove a measure that allowed discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transexual (LGBT) employees.
- A 23-year-old man is facing charges following an investigation of a reported sexual assault at a home on Route 22 .
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