Westchester County

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. (Credit: CBS2)

Astorino Urges Businesses To Escape NYC’s Taxes, Regulations And Move To Westchester

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said Thursday that he is looking for defectors – New York City businesses tired of the high costs of operating in the Big Apple.

04/23/2015

Rye High School alum Marisa Curlen, 20, died Friday, April 17 at James Madison University in Virginia. (Credit: CBS2)

Third Rye High School Graduate In One Year Dies Away At College

Marisa Curlen of Westchester County was just starting out in life, but one night at college changed all of that – permanently.

04/17/2015

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Tractor-Trailer Strikes Overpass On Hutchinson River Parkway

Authorities say traffic is moving again on the Hutchinson River Parkway after a tractor-trailer struck an overpass in Westchester County.

04/17/2015

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DA: Alleged Serial Bride Got Married 10 Times Without Ever Divorcing

A local bride allegedly walked down the aisle 10 times in different counties – without ever once getting a divorce.

04/09/2015

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer worries that new tolls on I-95 in Connecticut will cause traffic jams in towns such as Port Chester, seen here. (Credit: CBS2)

Schumer: New Tolls On I-95 In Connecticut Will Jam Up Westchester Streets

Lawmakers in Connecticut have been discussing bringing tolls back to Interstate 95. But residents across the state line in New York are worried that such a move could jam their local streets with traffic.

03/31/2015

Indian Point Nuclear Plant (file/credit: Monika Graff/Getty Images)

Regulators: Indian Point Nuclear Plant Failed To Note Operator’s Apnea

Federal regulators on Tuesday said the owners of a nuclear power plant in Westchester County failed to amend a reactor operator’s license when the man developed sleep apnea.

03/17/2015

Kathleen and Robert Durst, and the missing persons flier for Kathleen Durst. (Credit: CBS2)

Retired NYPD Detective Hopes For Resolution In Disappearance Of Robert Durst’s Wife

Robert Durst was never arrested or charged in the disappearance of his wife, Kathleen Durst, more than 30 years ago.

03/16/2015

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Stories From Main Street: Westchester County Caring For Caregivers

The emotional and physical challenges of caring for an ailing loved one at home can take a toll. Westchester County is there to help care for caregivers.

03/16/2015

A goose in the melting snow on Friday, March 13. (Credit: CBS2)

Weekend Rains Could Make Flood Risk From Melting Snow Even Worse

From a mudslide in Yonkers to flooding that forced the condemnation of houses in Shoreham, Long Island, the warming temperatures lately have caused lots of problems this week.

03/13/2015

Residents of Hartsdale accuse the U.S. Postal Service of falling down on the job. (Credit: CBS2)

Westchester County Residents Say Postal Service Is Falling Down On Job

Some Westchester County residents are the latest to say that mail service has gone from predictable to sporadic, and that the Post Office is falling down on some of its basic duties.

03/09/2015

FILE -- A coyote (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazen Coyotes Showing Up More And More In The Northern Suburbs

Coyote sightings are up in the suburbs and the wild animals seem to bolder than ever before. The increase has people on the lookout, especially those with pets.

03/02/2015

Montauk Point. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Long Island Is Most Expensive Place To Live In U.S., Website Says

Stamford-Norwalk ranked third, Westchester County was fifth, and New York City eighth.

02/24/2015

Richard Dinizo pleaded guilty to three counts of predatory sexual child assault in a New York state case (credit: Handout)

Ex-Westchester Basketball Coach Gets 50 Years In Federal Child Sex Abuse Case

Last year, the Cortlandt Manor resident was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for sex acts with three grade-school girls after pleading guilty in state court.

02/18/2015

Snow is seen around a house in Yonkers on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Westchester, Rockland Officials Defend Travel Ban

But Rockland County Executive Ed Day said when he woke up to just 2 inches of snow at his house, he would have liked to have had the power to lift the travel ban locally.

01/27/2015

A snowy road off of 5th Street - Mount Vernon, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Conditions Go Downhill As Blizzard Swoops Into North Suburban Counties

Westchester and Rockland counties have their emergency operations centers up and running and are in touch with the state, utilities and mass transit.

01/26/2015

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