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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

Boyce "Scoop" Coleman (credit: CBS 2)

Community Mourns Loss Of Yonkers Man Who Died Trying To Rescue Child In Hudson River

A Yonkers community is mourning the loss of man many are calling hero after he died trying to save a child from drowning.

09/08/2014

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Police: At Least 30 Rounds Fired From Semiautomatic Weapon In Yonkers

People who live on Cromwell Place in Yonkers’ south side said they are used to people with guns, but this incident was excessive.

09/06/2014

A school bus stops in Yonkers, N.Y., on Sept. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

On First Day Of School, Yonkers Cops Crack Down On Traffic Violations

Police had an extra presence at a busy Yonkers intersection to remind drivers to watch out for kids and buses, especially when they put out their stop signs.

09/04/2014

Alberto Plasencia (credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Yonkers Man Sentenced 2 To 6 Years For Fatal Asphalt Toss

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore said Alberto Plasencia, 28, was sentenced Tuesday. He pleaded guilty to manslaughter in June.

09/02/2014

LaGuardia Airport. (MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Cops: Angry Passenger Assaulted Airline Employee At LaGuardia

Police say an angry passenger punched and kicked an airline employee while looking for his bag at New York’s LaGuardia Airport.

08/29/2014

Military personnel guard the entrance to Fort Lee Military Base in Hopewell, VA. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Soldier Who Shot Herself At Fort Lee Identified As Paula M. Walker, Of Yonkers

Fort Lee officials on Wednesday say it was 33-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Paula M. Walker of Yonkers, New York. She was a human resources specialist.

08/27/2014

Members of the USA men's basketball team participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 15, 2014, in Chicago. (credit: Getty Images)

Yonkers Native Spurs Ice Bucket Challenge Phenomenon

The social media phenomenon began with Yonkers native Pat Quinn, who was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, last year.

08/18/2014

Tommy Smalls, 26, is accused in the murder of two Bronx livery cab drivers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Make Fourth Arrest In Bronx Cab Driver Murders

Tommy Smalls, 29, and three other men are accused of fatally shooting two cab drivers in separate incidents and then stealing their cars.

08/16/2014

A three-alarm fire in Yonkers on Aug. 9, 2014, displaced nearly three dozen people. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Report: 12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Starting Yonkers Fire That Displaced 35

The three-alarm blaze began around 10:15 p.m. Saturday at 191 Saratoga Avenue, a resident said.

08/10/2014

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Police Seek Trio In Connection With Two Yonkers Robberies

The robberies took place on Tuesday just 15 minutes apart. Both incidents were caught on surveillance video.

08/08/2014

Shammah Hamideh and Police Capt. Joseph Barca (Credit: News 12 Westchester)

Yonkers Police Captain To Attend Wedding For Woman He Saved As Baby

Police Capt. Joseph Barca told 1010 WINS he’s been treated as part of the Hamideh family ever since.

08/08/2014

Surveillance video of an armed robbery at the Irish Mini Mart, at 821 McLean Ave. in Yonkers, on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: Yonkers Police)

Police: Armed Robbers Struck 2 Yonkers Stores In 15 Minutes

Yonkers police on Thursday were investigating two gunpoint robberies that occurred within a period of 15 minutes earlier this week, which police said were related.

08/07/2014

The scene of a shooting in Yonkers on July 25, 2014. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

16-Year-Old Boy On Crutches Shot In Face In Yonkers

Two suspects dressed in dark clothing opened fire on a group of people at the corner of Coyle Place and Intervale Place around 1:20 a.m., police said.

07/25/2014

Possible shooting scene Yonkers I-87 (Lou Young/Twitter)

State Police Investigate Report Of Drive-By Shooting On New York State Thruway

The shooter may have been in an SUV, according to state police.

07/23/2014

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