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Port Chester Firefighters Make Special Santa Run
PORT CHESTER, NY — Port Chester firefighters heard about a boy who couldn't come out of his house to greet Santa during the traditional holiday fire-engine drive-around. So, with the help of the village police department and the Mamaroneck Fire Department giving mutual aid, the PCFD brought Santa to
Uber Driver Arraigned On Sex Assault Of Westchester Woman
RYE BROOK, NY — An Uber driver from the Bronx who allegedly groped a sleeping woman he was driving from New York City to Westchester County has been arraigned on felony charges.
Port Chester may have breached Open Meetings law
The Village of Port Chester may have violated the New York State Open Meetings Law when it discussed selling village-owned land to development firms in private at the Board of Trustee's Nov. 20 meeting.
Traffic Stop Leads To Alleged 'Runner' Of Untaxed Cigarettes From Fairfield County To New York
A traffic stop for a seatbelt violation led to the arrest of an alleged "runner" for a supplier for bodegas and variety stores from Fairfield County to New York who was possessing illegal cigarettes and gambling records, police said.
Mount Vernon police investigate fatal stabbing Sunday night, 7th homicide of year
A Rockland County man was fatally stabbed in Mount Vernon late Sunday night, but city officials initially refused to provide information about the killing, the city's seventh of the year.
Port Chester: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
PORT CHESTER, NY — Looking for a new home nearby, but getting tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings over and over? Thanks to our weekly list of new homes in your area, you can be sure you're not missing anything.
Two arrested in iPhone fraud attempt on Greenwich Ave.
GREENWICH — Two men are under arrest for allegedly trying to use a fake identity to buy a $1,000 cell phone on Greenwich Avenue. Officers went to Verizon Wireless Friday evening and detained two suspects. “They were trying to use somebody else’s identity to obtain a phone,” said Lt. John Slusarz. Th
Port Chester Gas Leak Closes Roadway As Officials Search For Source
A gas leak has closed a roadway in Port Chester as police, fire and Con Ed employees work to find the source of the leak. The fire department has been on the scene on Ellendale Avenue for more than three hours trying to locate the source of the leak that is causing a strong odor of gas in the area,
Stamford Resident Faces DWI Charge In New York
New York State Police charged 18 drivers with impairment over the weekend. Four were Connecticut residents. On December 8, State Police from SP Cortlandt arrested Thabiti N. Thompson, 42, of Stamford, CT, for DWI. He was traveling on State Route 9 in the village of Croton-On-Hudson, when he was stop
Stamford rep pushes For “Ashanti alert system”
HARTFORD — There’s an Amber Alert system for children, a Silver Alert for senior citizens over the age of 65, but there’s an “egregious gap” for missing adults ages 18 to 64.
Lawyers argue defendant’s intent in Stamford home invasion trial
STAMFORD — A judge on Monday heard closing arguments in a home invasion trial that could send a former Royal Bank of Scotland software developer to jail for 10 years if found guilty of illegally entering his former girlfriend’s apartment and holding her against her will.
Missing 25-Year-Old From Goldens Bridge Located
The 25-year-old who went missing from his home in home in Northern Westchester last week has been located and is safe, state police said. Kyle V. Jabusch had last been seen at his Northern Westchester residence on Park Avenue in Goldens Bridge at approximately 7 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5.
Most Wanted includes drive-by shooting suspect also sought in N.Y.
MANSFIELD -- The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force believes a suspect sought in a drive-by shooting, and also wanted by authorities in Yonkers, New York, is in the Mansfield area.
Car hits home, and Yonkers police say they discover it was a marijuana grow house
YONKERS - A car crash into a home led authorities to discover what they say was a marijuana grow house with numerous potted marijuana plants and four large, hanging LED lamps. Edward S. Shleiwet, 37, and his wife Lena M. Shleiwet, 35, were both charged with first-degree criminal possession of mariju
Joan Baez Earns Grammy Nomination For Best Folk Album
he Recording Academy has nominated Joan Baez's Whistle Down The Wind, her first new studio record in ten years, for Best Folk Album. The 61st GRAMMY Awards will air February 10th. Fan's can purchase the albumhere.
Stamford man charged in street robbery
STAMFORD — Just hours after an arrest warrant was signed for a city man who police say committed an armed street robbery last year, officers spotted the suspect and took him into custody without incident.
Correction officers remain hospitalized after Yonkers shooting; grief counseling offered
Two Westchester County correction officers remained hospitalized Sunday, days after they were victims of an apparent attempted murder-suicide in Yonkers. Yonkers police did not list the two officers' condition Sunday evening. They were last described as being "in critical condition with life-threate
Police: Man fatally stabbed in Mount Hope
A man was fatally stabbed early Sunday morning in Mount Hope. Police say it happened just before 1 a.m. on 54 E. 176th St. Detectives say the victim had been stabbed in the stomach. He was rushed to Bronx Lebanon Hospital, but he did not survive.
Woman charged with DWI after hitting tow truck driver, police car
GREENBURGH – A Port Chester woman was charged with DWI after she crashed her car into a tow truck as its driver was getting out, then hit a police vehicle early Saturday morning.
Ex-Fire Department Company Treasurer In Westchester Admits To Embezzlement
A former treasurer with a Westchester fire department has admitted to using thousands of federal dollars he oversaw for his own benefit. Robert Gerardi, the ex-treasurer of the Putnam Engine and Hose company, a unit of the Port Chester Volunteer Fire Department, pleaded guilty on Friday to embezzlin