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2 indicted in Bronx gun trafficking operation; weapons sold to undercover officer

THE BRONX, New York City (WABC) -- An undercover gun bust in the Bronx led to the arrest of two men and more than a dozen weapons being pulled off the streets. District Attorney Darcel Clark and NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill announced that the two Florida men were indicted on 128 counts of firearm


White Plains apartment building sells for $9.5 million

A 6-story building with 56 apartments near White Plains Hospital has sold for $9.5 million. The new owners of the 40,000-square-foot building at 177 Grand St. said it represents an attractive investment in an area of White Plains that is a hub for the hospital and county government. The new owners o


Man With No Dog Admits Using Popular Pet App to Lure Teenage Girl for Sex

A 40-year-old Westchester County has pleaded guilty to a felony attempted sex abuse charge for admittedly using an app to lure a teenager into his home on the pretense of needing a dog sitter, prosecutors said Thursday.


Blood shortage: Red Cross schedules drives in Greenwich

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelet donors after a shortfall in donations during the holidays. The Red Cross collected 27,000 fewer blood and platelet donations the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s than needed to sustain a sufficient blood supply.


Renting in White Plains: What will $2,200 get you?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in White Plains?. We've rounded up the latest rental offerings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to hunting down a place in White Plains if you're on a budget of $2,200/month.


Westchester County Police Bust Mount Kisco Man Stealing Beer From Rite Aid

A 36-year-old man was arrested after allegedly stealing beer without paying for it, Westchester County Police said. Officers from the Westchester County Police Department were dispatched to Rite Aid on South Moger Avenue in Mount Kisco shortly after 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, where there was a repor


Man arrested after woman choked, dragged along Bronx street in attempted rape

BELMONT, The Bronx (WABC) -- A man was arrested after a woman was choked and dragged along a Bronx street in an attempted rape early Wednesday morning. Police said the 37-year-old suspect, identified as Martin Estrada, attacked the 22-year-old victim around 1:45 a.m. near East 189th Street and Belmo


Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on January 16

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester today, January 16, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Westchester's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, for outdoor and nature activities; and


Stop-and-frisk poster boy busted for ticket-scalping

A poster-boy opponent of the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk program was busted by the feds in an elaborate ticket-scalping scheme — while on probation for an earlier rip-off that preyed on tourists hoping to attend blockbuster Broadway shows and sporting events.


‘Bring It On’ to be staged at White Plains Performing Arts Center

The Sandbox Theater will bring it on beginning Jan. 18 at the White Plains Performing Arts Center with a production of “Bring It On: The Musical.” The show is based on the 2000 film that starred Kirsten Dunst and Eliza Dushku. “Bring It On: The Musical” was performed on Broadway in 2012.


Traffic Still Being Diverted On Saw Mill River Following Fatal Crash

Westchester County Police are still investigating a fatal crash that occurred on the northbound Saw Mill River Parkway in Bedford Hills. Both northbound lanes near the Bedford-Mount Kisco border remain closed at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17 and are expected to remain so through the evening commute.


Winter Classes Available at Hudson Valley Writers Center

The Hudson Valley Writers Center, located at the Philipse Manor RR Station in Sleepy Hollow, NY is offering a new series of classes for January - March 2019. ** Creative Writing for Teens -- Taught by Michael Collins, this class will run on Fridays from 3:30-5:30 pm. 5 classes in this series will co


NYPD Officer From Westchester Who Just Ended Shift Killed In Crash With City Parks Truck

A Westchester man has been identified as the off-duty NYPD officer who died Wednesday morning when he was involved in a head-on crash with a garbage truck. New Rochelle resident Brian Kessler, 28, was driving home from an overnight shift at 1 Police Plaza on Wednesday morning, Jan. 16 at approximate


LSHV receives grant from PCSB Community Foundation

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV), the only provider of comprehensive civil legal services to those that cannot afford it in the seven counties of the lower and mid-Hudson Valley, was awarded a first-time $5,000 grant from the PCSB Community Foundation in support of our


Gymboree files for bankruptcy again, will close all Gymboree and Crazy 8 brands

The children’s clothing brand Gymboree Group Inc. has filed chapter 11 bankruptcy for the second time in less than two years. The San Fransisco company said it shut down its Gymboree and Crazy 8 brands.


Stamford man gets 25 years for killing estranged wife

STAMFORD — A Glenbrook man will spend 25 years in jail for killing his estranged wife and abandoning their 6-year-old daughter at a New York City bus depot while he was on the run in 2016.


Maple Syrup Tapping; Ice Pond Cutting; Wild Ducks

Here are some of the events coming up this weekend in Westchester County parks. Wild Ducks of Manursing Lake – 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye – (914) 967-8720. There are many species of ducks and diving birds that congregate in large numbers on the lake during the w


White Plains Common Council Approves Bank Street Project Amendments

The White Plains Common Council voted unanimously on Jan. 7 to approve the fourth amendment of the contract between the city and LCOR 55 Bank Street and an amendment to the original site plan approval to allow the construction of 36 more residential units than originally proposed.


New Beginning Tumbling Classes to Begin in February at Steffi Nossen School of Dance

The Steffi Nossen School of Dance in White Plains is slated to offer its new Beginning Tumbling classes during its spring semester from Feb. 7 to May 23. Held on Thursdays from 4pm-5pm, these classes are designed for kids in kindergarten through grade 2 that can't help but jump, flip, and spin with


Empire State Winter Games Torch Relay: Manhattan to Armonk Via Yonkers

SUNDAY 1/27/19 – MANHATTAN. 9:30AM – Chelsea Piers Sky Rink – 61 Chelsea Piers, New York, NY 10011. Synchronized skating teams will perform a choreographed number while relaying the torch around the rink.