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Court: Mount Vernon must review erotic club's appeal
Mount Vernon's zoning rules have a provision called an "abandonment period," which allows city officials to deem a non-conforming use expired if a business is closed for more than one year. The erotic club's court filings argued that city officials "unlawfully frustrated" the club's attempts to lega
Thugs who gang-raped, robbed prostitutes show little remorse at sentencing
Three thugs convicted of gang-raping and robbing prostitutes showed little remorse Wednesday as a Bronx judge hit them with prison terms.Joey Cruz, 29, insisted, “I ain’t no Mother Teresa but I’m no Charles Manson, either” before Justice Diane Kiesel sentenced him to 75 years to life.Fernando Sandel
Mount Vernon: Suspect's bank robbery attempt ends after teller calls for a manager
What do you do if you want to rob a bank but the teller calls the manager? Apparently, you leave.
Yonkers: 2 men plead guilty to charges related to death of Dymere Graham
Charles Burks, 22, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter, and Kentrel Hill, 22, pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery, both violent felonies, in Westchester County court on Wednesday.
Uber Driver Charged With Kidnapping New York Woman
An Uber driver in New York City kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, assaulted her and then left her on the side of a highway in Connecticut, federal authorities said Tuesday.
Man's eye socket fractured in attack at Ray's Pizza in the Bronx
MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx - A man's eye socket was fractured when he was punched at Ray's Pizza in the Bronx, police said. Police have asked for help identifying this man. (NYPD) The attacker approached the 59-year-old victim on Oct. 6 and yelled "anti-white statements," an NYPD spokesperson said. When
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2 Bronx men pleaded guilty to running ID theft scheme to buy high-end cars
Both men stole personal information, such as social security numbers, and used it to buy the vehicles.
Mahwah Teacher Who Sexually Assaulted Girl, 6, Won't Go To Jail
MAHWAH, NJ — A former township substitute teacher charged last year with sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl willnot serve jail time and will not have to register as a sex offenderafter pleading guilty to child endangerment, according to a NorthJersey.com report.
Uber driver charged with kidnapping, assaulting woman he picked up in Manhattan
Harbir Parmar, 24, picked the woman up in Manhattan and was supposed to drive her to White Plains, court documents show. Instead he changed her destination in Uber's mobile application to an address in Boston, pulled over on the side of the road and groped the sleeping passenger.
Dead Toddler Found In Suitcase In NJ Had Cocaine In System: HCPO
The father, Travis Plummer, 37, has been charged with dumping the body of his daughter on train tracks and keeping the girl's body for months before bringing it from Virginia to New Jersey.
Two Westchester Men Admit To Roles In Fatal Armed Robbery
Two men have admitted to their roles in an armed robbery that left a man dead in Westchester last year.Yonkers residents Kentrell Hill, 20 has pleaded guilty to robbery and Charles Burks, 32, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for their December robbery of 30-year-old Dymere Graham in Yonkers.On Dec
Nightmare neighbor? Here's what to do in Yonkers
Callers demanding action might not be satisfied with the speed with which Yonkers officials respond, but a review of public records showed that city workers have been busy cleaning neighborhood messes. According to city records, workers made 262 visits to properties in the past two and a half years.
Mom says son was better off at Rikers than at Horizon Juvenile Facility
"Nobody wants their child to be locked away, but what you want most of all, is that if they are, that they are being treated as a person," she said.
9 things to do in North Jersey this week
Listen to vinyl recordings focusing on New Jersey artists, including Les Paul, The Four Seasons, Frank Sinatra and Bruce Springsteen at the vinyl listening party at Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Turnpike on Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. All selections will be from carefully selected vinyl pressings. Guests wil
Mount Vernon sergeant accused of inappropriate behavior by female officer
“I take these allegations very seriously and I immediately placed Sgt. Evans on modified duty during the investigation,” Harris wrote in an email to The Journal News/lohud. “This is a personnel matter which may result in disciplinary action, therefore particulars cannot be discussed at this time.”
2 sought in robbery at Bronx cell phone store: police
As the employee was counting money from the cash register, one of the men displayed a box cutter, went behind the counter and took about $500 in cash, said cops.
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Bronx mom whose baby was bitten by rat in NYCHA apartment calls situation ‘worst nightmare’
"This is just not fair to him. This is like a mother's worst nightmare," she said, explaining her baby has been in and out of the hospital since he'd been bitten. "I just want a good living for my kids. They deserve a safe place to live."
CVS proposes drugstore in Southwest Yonkers
CVS is in contract to buy and demolish a used car lot at 372 Riverdale Ave., along with an adjacent, vacant multifamily house at 16 Culver St. The idea is to create enough space for a large drugstore and 51 off-street parking spaces.