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New Rochelle High School Student Arrested for Pulling a False Fire Alarm

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — On January 28th, New Rochelle Police arrested a 14 year-old female at New Rochelle High School on a charge of Falsely Reporting an Incident. The police would not provide further information given the student’s age.


Man Killed By Metro-North Train In Westchester Wanted In Brutal Murder Of Girlfriend, Teen Boy

A man who was struck and killed by a Metro-North train in Westchester had reportedly just violently murdered his girlfriend and her teen son. Hector Cruz, 51, of the Bronx, who has been identified as the person who was killed after he jumped in front of the Metro-North train in Hartsdale Sunday morn


Wrong-way driver involved in 4-car crash on Westchester County highway

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Ernie Davis Is Running For Mayor Of Mount Vernon Again

Mount Vernon – The race for Mayor of Mount Vernon just got even more crowded. In our effort to announce all the candidates in the 2019 Mayoral race, we reached out to all the potential candidates. This afternoon Former Mayor Ernest D. Davis hours before the Mount Vernon Democratic City Committee Con


Bronx boyfriend suspected in mom, son killings did prison time for stabbing two men: sources

THE BRONX — He had a violent criminal history, and it followed him into an apartment on East 185th Street in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Hector Cruz, who apparently jumped in front of a Metro-North train in Hartsdale Sunday morning and killed himself, was the prime suspect in the weekend murde


Shouting Turns to Stabbing in New Rochelle

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Ronald A. Lanza, 46, was arrested by New Rochelle Police and charged with Assault 2nd degree, a class D felony. The incident occurred Saturday night in an apartment at 541 Pelham Road in New Rochelle.


Westchester Man Sentenced For Assault, Attempted Rape After Holding Woman Against Her Will

A 59-year-old Westchester man has been sentenced after being found guilty of holding a woman against her will, assaulting her and attempting to rape her. Thomas Jessamy of Mount Vernon has been sentenced to 15 years in state prison after he was found guilty by a jury of attempted rape, unlawful impr


Monroe Mustangs Men’s Basketball Finishes Undefeated in Region Play with Victory over ASA on Sophomore Night

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., February 19, 2019 – The Monroe College Mustangs men's basketball team made the most of Sophomore Night at the Monroe Athletic Complex, as they completed a perfect 4-0 season in Region XV play by defeating rival ASA College by a score of 80-64. The Mustangs improve to 22-5 overall


Eastchester To End Administering Section 8 Vouchers

EASTCHESTER, NY — The Town of Eastchester is withdrawing from the Section 8 voucher program. The town made the decision because it costs more to administer the program than it receives in reimbursement from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Mount Vernon: Why I asked for Federal Monitor in Impasse with Comptroller and Council--Mayor Thomas

[Op-Ed] On Friday I vetoed the illegal 2019 budget adopted by the City Council because it neglects serious, legally mandated obligations like the remediation of Memorial Field, DPW yard, broken bridges and the repairs of our ancient sewers.


Manner of Reyes’ death still unknown

GREENWICH — As the investigation into the death of Valerie Reyes enters its third week, law enforcement officials say they still are waiting for word on the cause of her death, which will provide answers about the woman’s final moments.


Suspect turns himself in, charged with Queens rape of woman against vehicle

WOODSIDE, Queens — Police say the man wanted in connection with a Queens rape last week has turned himself in. Matthew Luna of Queens turned himself in at the 108th Precinct Monday night with his attorney, according to authorities.


3 dead in NJ multi-vehicle crash after driver loses control: police

WAYNE, N.J. — Three people are dead after a large crash involving multiple vehicles in New Jersey, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s office confirmed Tuesday. At approximately 8:46 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded to a serious crash involving multiple vehicles on the northbound side of Route 23, near


Case of 'zombie deer disease' confirmed in New York state

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about "zombie deer disease" that affects deer, elk, and moose. As of January, 24 states have reported cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the CDC, including a reported case in Oneida Co


9 year old Bronx girl hangs self after mom tells her it’s too early to be on the phone

Heaven Vega Bronx nine year old girl commits suicide at family home after being told by her mother it was too early in the morning to be on the phone. A nine-year-old girl has died after hanging herself at her family’s New York apartment after her mother reportedly told her not to be on her cellphon


Valerie Reyes autopsy report shows killer ex-boyfriend lied about how she died: ‘He taped her face so she could not scream’

A medical examination has reportedly found that Valerie Reyes, the woman found murdered in a suitcase in Greenwich, Connecticut, died from asphyxiation, a conclusion that appears to contradict her accused killer’s claim that she hurt herself in a fall during sex.


Driver on Drugs Crashes Into New Jersey Gas Station, Killing 3: Sources

Three people, including a father and his teenage son, died when a driver allegedly high on drugs hit a guardrail and crashed into a gas station in New Jersey Tuesday, law enforcement sources with knowledge of the investigation tell News 4.


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Woman shot in her car in the Bronx after dispute: police

EDENWALD, the Bronx — A 27-year-old woman was shot in the back while in the Bronx on Monday evening, police said. She was in a vehicle on Monticello Avenue when she was hit around 6:15 p.m.


Watch: Young Yankee Fan Didn't Want Any Part of Manny Machado

Manny Machado cashed in big on Tuesday, agreeing to a 10-year, $300 million deal with the Padres. While many Yankees fans might have been upset to miss out on the free agent, there was one fan who was not crying over the loss.