Westchester County

Tracking bracelet issued as part of Westchester County's Project Sa

Free Tracking Bracelet For Alzheimer’s Patients Could Save Lives

A Westchester County initiative is providing free radio frequency bracelets designed to help keep track of Alzheimer’s patients in the event they wander off from their loved ones.

09/29/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Westchester Taxpayer Watch)

Activists Demand Action On Affordable Housing Settlement In Westchester

A settlement was reached in 2009 that requires the county to spend $51 million and build 750 units of fair and affordable housing in 31 mostly white communities by 2016.

09/28/2014

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Judge Tosses Out Charges Against Parents In Death Of Disabled 8-Year-Old, Alayah Savarese

Homicide charges have been dismissed, at least temporarily, against a couple accused of killing the woman’s severely disabled daughter by withholding food and medical care.

09/24/2014

Police are looking for a group of men who committed a smash and grab robbery at a Long Island jewelry store. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thieves Make Off With Thousands In Jewelry In Long Island Smash-And-Grab

Thieves stormed a jewelry store at a Long Island mall on a busy shopping day. They were caught on camera smashing and grabbing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.

09/19/2014

Manuela Maria Morgado (Credit: CBS 2)

Mother Pleads Guilty To 2012 Murder Of 4-Year-Old Son

A New York woman accused of suffocating her 4-year-old son has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

09/18/2014

A toll plaza on the old Tappan Zee Bridge. (Credit: CBS 2)

Mystery Surrounds Tappan Zee Bridge Funding, Potential Toll Hike

The builders of the new Tappan Zee Bridge said Thursday that they are on schedule, and untroubled by a $500 million federal loan that just fell through this week.

09/18/2014

The alleged ring leader of a bank fraud scheme that affected customers in Westchester County, Orange County, the Bronx, Long Island, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tellers At Multiple Banks Charged With Stealing From Customers In Fraud Scheme

Prosecutors Tuesday said hundreds of customers at White Plains bank are victims of theft – and the thieves are tellers who allegedly took their money.

09/16/2014

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Stories From Main Street: Non-Profit Teaches Students To Be Money Savvy

A retired businessman from Westchester County is on a mission to help high school and college students become money savvy.

09/15/2014

File photo of synthetic marijuana (Credit: CBS 2)

3 Pleasantville High School Students Taken To Hospital After Smoking Synthetic Substance

Police in Westchester are investigating an incident involving synthetic marijuana that left three children ill.

09/12/2014

Obama Press Conference On Iraq, Ferguson (CBS 2)

Secret Service: Possible Threat To President Obama During Westchester Visit

Authorities were searching late Friday for a possible suspicious person and vehicle in connection with a potential threat to President Barack Obama, who was in Westchester County for two events.

08/29/2014

Mansions in Yonkers and other sites in Westchester County have become increasingly popular with film crews. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester County Now On A-List Of Hollywood’s Sought-After Shooting Locations

Some really big movies have been filmed in Westchester over the last several years. Now, the county film office hopes to cash in on small-screen productions and lure more television shows to town.

08/20/2014

A woman was stabbed while walking her dog on this block in Lewisboro, Westchester County. (Credit: CBS 2)

Search Continues For Suspect Who Stabbed Woman Walking Dog In Lewisboro

Investigators said the 25-year-old victim reported a male suspect wearing a hoodie approached her from behind, punched and stabbed her several times before getting away.

08/15/2014

A woman was stabbed while walking her dog on this block in Lewisboro, Westchester County. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Woman Attacked, Stabbed While Walking Dog In Lewisboro

New York State Crime Stoppers on Thursday were offering a reward of up to $2,500 for an arrest, after a woman was stabbed and wounded as she walked a dog in Westchester County.

08/14/2014

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Boil Order Extended Through Sunday For Parts Of Ossining

A boil order has been extended through Sunday for a central section in the village of Ossining in Westchester County.

08/01/2014

No major injuries were reported when a car crashed into a Trader Joe's in Hartsdale, Westchester County on Tuesday, July 29. (Credit: @ActionNewsService)

Car Crashes Into Trader Joe’s In Westchester County

No one was seriously injured Tuesday evening when a car slammed into a Trader Joe’s grocery store in Westchester County.

07/29/2014

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