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Westchester dad: Son did not accidentally shoot himself

YONKERS - A Westchester father whose 12-year-old son died of a gunshot wound last week says he doesn’t believe his son accidentally shot himself. Nyran Plummer was found inside his third-floor apartment on Nepperhan Avenue in Yonkers with a gunshot wound to the head on Saturday night. Plummer died y


NYPD Officer Shot, 1 Suspect Dead After Washington Heights Gun Battle

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An NYPD officer was shot Thursday afternoon in Washington Heights. The armed suspect police were crashing was killed in the gun battle. It happened at 187th Street and Wadsworth Avenue at around 4:30 p.m. Police were responding to a 911 call of a man firing shots into the air


College Student From Westchester County Dead in Possible Hazing Case

A college student from Westchester County at the center of a suspected hazing case at the University of Buffalo has died, authorities said Wednesday. Sebastian Serafin-Bazan, an 18-year-old freshman from Port Chester, was taken to a hospital early last Friday with a "serious medical condition believ


St. Patrick's Cathedral arrest: Man had 2 gas cans, prior arrest and 1-way ticket to Rome

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A man arrested after attempting to enter St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan with two gasoline cans and lighter fluid Wednesday night was also arrested at a church in New Jersey Monday and had booked a one-way ticket to Rome, according to police.


University of Buffalo freshman from Westchester County dead after suspected fraternity hazing

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A university student in upstate New York died Wednesday following suspected hazing that has led to an indefinite suspension of fraternity and sorority activities.


City Comptroller In Mount Vernon Reportedly Refuses Court Order

An official in Mount Vernon is reportedly rejecting a judge’s court order to open up the city’s books to allow the mayor to investigate finances. Supreme Court Justice Susan Cacace ruled earlier this month that Mount Vernon Comptroller Deborah Reynolds is to stop blocking Thomas’ administration’s ac


Two Men, Woman Arrested Following Altercation At Northern Westchester Tavern

Three people were arrested following an altercation at a Northern Westchester tavern that left one man injured. The incident began about 11:10 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, when a dispute broke out among several people who knew each other inside O’Connor’s Public House at 222 East Main St. in Mount Kis


Upstate New York Dealing With Pop­u­lation Decline, Officials Concerned

It's become a common theme for upstate New York over the last several decades: More people moving out than moving in. "The Southern Tier is in the fastest state of decline. Northern New York, the Adirondacks, have been declining for quite a while. In the heart of New York, you see Chenango County lo


Police: Missing Paterson Girl, 15, Abducted, Raped By Illegal Immigrant Headed To Chicago

An illegal immigrant from Mexico had a missing 15-year-old girl from Paterson he’d abducted and raped with him when an Ohio state trooper pulled his car over earlier this week, authorities said.


Bronx teen actor gets role in hit show 'Riverdale'

A rising star from the Bronx has landed a role in one of TV's most popular shows, "Riverdale." Nico Bustamante, 13, says the CW show was one of his favorites before he grabbed an acting spot in it.


Port Chester drug sweep arrests and indictments

PORT CHESTER -- In another focused action to inflict significant damage to narcotics trafficking throughout the region, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. and Village of Port Chester Police Chief Richard Conway announced a series of arrests on indictments of drug dealers o


The best pitching in New York State? Look no further than Iona Prep

NEW ROCHELLE – For a split second, it appeared as if Sam Bello was gearing up for a fist pump and a roar. The Iona Prep senior had just ended Wednesday’s 4-0 win over Cardinal Hayes with his 15th strikeout of the game. As he began to raise his right arm in triumph, he suddenly stopped and withdrew.


Court documents detail juror’s claims of misconduct during trial, deliberations in contentious Karina Vetrano murder case

Nearly three weeks after reaching a unanimous guilty verdict, there’s a lone griper among jurors in the Howard Beach jogger murder trial. In court papers filed by defense lawyers for convicted murder Chanel Lewis, a man identified as “Juror A” alleges behind-the-scenes misbehavior by three of his fe


Police searching for teen who attacked 70-year-old in the Bronx

CLAREMONT VILLAGE, Bronx (WABC) -- Police in the Bronx are on the lookout for a teenage suspect they say attacked a 70-year-old man in broad daylight. Officials say the suspect captured on surveillance approached the victim from behind and hit him in the head with a stick, which knocked him unconsci


Man Admits To Attempting To Abduct Woman At Gunpoint In Westchester

A 23-year-old man has admitted to pulling a gun out and demanding a woman get into her car as he attempted to abduct her on the side of a busy roadway in Northern Westchester. Cortlandt resident Kyle Gregg has admitted to the attempted kidnapping of a woman in Mount Kisco in January. Westchester Cou


Trial of Bronx teen accused of fatally stabbing classmate set for June

A Bronx judge has nixed a defense request for a special prosecutor in case of the fatal 2017 school stabbing by a “bullied” high-schooler, clearing the way for a June 18 trial.


Six Alleged Drug Dealers Nabbed In Early Morning Raids At Several Westchester Locations

A spike in fatal overdoses in the region led to a yearlong investigation that led to charges against a half-dozen alleged drug dealers as authorities work to curtail drug trafficking in the area.


Spring Valley sued for misuse of eminent domain; hit for $700K in damages

The hits just keep on coming against the Village of Spring Valley. An appeals court in Brooklyn has ordered the Village of Spring Valley to pay a total of $702,505 based upon condemnation of property interests owned by Little Angel Day Care Center, Inc.


12-year-old Yonkers boy dies after shooting himself in head with illegal gun: police

YONKERS, N.Y. (WPIX) -- A 12-year-old Yonkers boy has died days after he shot himself in the head with an illegal gun while he was home alone, police said Wednesday. A 12-year-old boy died days after shooting himself at a Yonkers apartment on April 13, 2019. (PIX11) Nyran Plummer died in the overnig


Illegal alien accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting N.J. girl

PATERSON, N.J. – “During the stop, OSHP says the officer noticed a young female riding with an older male. Police say it was also confirmed that the man had forced the girl to perform acts on him and that the girl was being taken to Chicago from New Jersey.”