Westchester County

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

Lacey Spears is accused of killing her son, Garnett, by feeding him lethal levels of salt. (Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Accused Child Killer Lacey Spears Appears In White Plains Court

A Westchester mother accused of fatally poisoning her 5-year-old son faced a judge Wednesday.

10/15/2014

This bobcat has been spotted wandering around the Westchester County village of Ardsley. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bobcat Spotted Wandering Around Westchester Village Of Ardsley

A new neighbor is on the prowl in the quaint Westchester County village of Ardsley, and the wild animal has people both excited and nervous.

10/09/2014

Yonkers Police Officer Neil Vera (left) and Detective Christian Koch have been accused of falsifying information to secure a search warrant in a drug case. (Credit: Yonkers Police/CBS 2)

2 Yonkers Officers Accused Of Fabricating Information For Search Warrant

Two highly-decorated police officers in Yonkers became criminal defendants Wednesday, after being indicted by a grand jury for an alleged shortcut to justice.

10/08/2014

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

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