Photo credit: Nancy Siesel / Xavier Mascarenas / AP | Numerous crimes and tragedies shocked the Hudson Valley in 2012. Left, protesters rally in May following the shooting of Kenneth Chamberlain Sr.; Mount Vernon witnessed a bloody year, culminating with the arrest of alleged serial killer Lucius Crawford in December; and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s estranged wife Mary Richardson Kennedy committed suicide in Bedford.
High-profile convictions and guilty pleas involving Hudson Valley politicos, a deadly fire that killed nearly an entire Putnam County family and the continuing tribulations of the region's most famous family top a heartbreaking year of crime and tragedy in the region. Below, Newsday.com recaps the most captivating criminal cases and investigations of consequence.
Spano, Annabi convictions
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