Westchester County

A fire broke out in a vacant building in Dobbs Ferry on Tuesday, Dec. 9. (Credit: Matt Kozar/CBS2)

Fire Rips Through Vacant Building In Dobbs Ferry

Firefighters on Tuesday evening were battling a fire in a vacant building next to the Saw Mill River Parkway in Dobbs Ferry.

12/09/2014

FILE -- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Getty Images)

Astorino: No Tax Hikes, Layoffs In 2015 Westchester County Budget

Westchester County has approved a 2015 budget plan, with a modest spending increase and no hike in the tax levy.

12/09/2014

Manuela Morgado was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison on Friday, Dec. 5, after admitting to killing her 4-year-old son in Westchester County. (Credit: CBS2)

Manuela Morgado Sentenced In 2012 Murder Of 4-Year-Old Son Jake

Morgado, who previously pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, was sentenced Friday to 20 years to life in prison.

12/05/2014

Comedian/actor Bill Cosby performs at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on September 26, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Attorney: Allegations Against Cosby Are ‘Past The Point Of Absurdity’

Bill Cosby’s attorney released a statement Friday night, saying the claims from the women accusing him of sexual assault are “fantastical stories” that are “becoming increasingly ridiculous.”

11/21/2014

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New York State Officials Want To Push Ahead With Bilingual Education

New York state officials said Monday that they are giving a fresh look at how bilingual classes are taught in the state.

11/17/2014

Samuel Rivers plans to sue over a Mount Vernon arrest. (Credit: CBS2)

Mount Vernon Activist Files Suit, Wants Cop Fired Over Arrest

It seems like everyone has a smartphone with a camera these days, and many people are using them to record cops interacting with citizens.

11/14/2014

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Westchester County Launches App For Reporting Tips, Suspicious Activity

Westchester County residents can now use their phones to anonymously report suspicious activity or information about outstanding warrants and cold cases.

11/13/2014

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Yonkers, Mount Vernon Residents Left Without Water For Hours When NYC Closes Valve

Thousands of people in Westchester County lost water service for a few hours Wednesday, when New York City workers closed a major valve without notifying the affected communities.

11/12/2014

Rescuers pull a boy from a quarry at Cranberry Lake Preserves on Nov. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Boy, 10, Falls Into Quarry In Westchester County

A 10-year-old boy fell into a quarry at a park outside White Plains Tuesday afternoon.

11/11/2014

FILE -- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Getty Images)

Westchester Executive Astorino Unveils $1.76 Billion Budget Plan

Astorino said he is open to discussion regarding the budget, but not outside of what he called the markers: a balanced budget, no increase in county taxes, and no borrowing.

11/10/2014

Linda Misek-Falkoff (credit: New York State Crime Stoppers)

Reward Offered In Stabbing Death Of Westchester County Woman

Officers discovered the body of 76-year-old Linda Misek-Falkoff inside her home on Grandview Avenue in Pleasantville back on Oct. 30 after her mail carrier noticed mail piling up and called police.

11/07/2014

Linda Falkoff (Credit: Westchester County Police)

Elderly Pleasantville Woman’s Death Ruled A Homicide

Police said Linda Falkoff had been dead for at least several days before she was discovered.

11/01/2014

A truck caught fire after crashing into an overpass on the Hutchinson River Parkway on Oct. 28, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Margarine Truck Driver In Hutchinson River Parkway Crash Ticketed

Police said Ishad Knight of Miami disregarded signs and hit the overpass Tuesday at Exit 27 near King Street in Rye Brook on the New York-Connecticut state line.

10/31/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rob Astorino participate in a gubernatorial debate on Oct. 22, 2014, in Buffalo. (Credit: WNET-13)

Gov. Cuomo Maintains Cash Advantage Over Astorino As Election Nears

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining his significant cash advantage over Republican challenger Rob Astorino as the gubernatorial race enters its final weeks.

10/25/2014

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Westchester County Warns Residents Against Construction Debris In Trash

Westchester County is cracking down on what people put in their trash after an influx of construction debris showed up at the curb over the past six months.

10/23/2014

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