Yonkers

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

3 Yonkers Teens Chosen For Suburban Youth Advisory Board

Three high school students have been chosen to join a board that provides a youth perspective on issues in suburban New York.

11/29/2014

Emily Dearden (credit: Yonkers Police Department)

Police: NYPD Psychologist Emily Dearden Charged In Shooting Of Developer Husband

A Yonkers woman whose husband has accused her of trying to kill him in a 2013 shooting has been charged with second-degree attempted murder, police said.

11/21/2014

Rene Carcamo (credit: Yonkers Police)

Yonkers Man Arrested In Investigation Into Deaths Of 25 Cats Found Hanging From Trees

“The SPCA remains saddened by the magnitude and severity of this crime against such innocent animals,” said Executive Director Shannon Laukhuf.

11/18/2014

Kenneth Dearden (left) claims in a lawsuit that his wife, Emily Dearden, shot him. (Credit: CBS2)

Yonkers Man Sues Wife, Accuses Her Of Cheating, Trying To Kill Him

A bitter fight has broken out between a Westchester County husband and wife – with allegations of adultery, and attempted murder and the middle of the night.

11/13/2014

Water flows from a tap (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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

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Yonkers Elementary School Cleaned Out After Student’s Enterovirus D68 Case

An elementary school in Yonkers was scrubbed down Monday morning, after a student there was diagnosed with Enterovirus.

10/20/2014

6-foot-tall gold-plated cross stolen from Monastery Church of the Sacred Heart in Yonkers (Credit: CBS 2)

$1,000 Reward Offered After Artifacts Stolen From Yonkers Church

A reward is being offered tonight for the return of artifacts stolen from a century-old church in Yonkers.

10/15/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fiery car crash in Yonkers, NY on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

One Person Killed In Fiery Crash In Yonkers

Investigators say the car careened into the guard rail before bursting into flames.

10/10/2014

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Sick Yonkers Student Walks Home From School After Miscommunication

A nurse at Martin Luther King Elementary School in Yonkers sent him back to his classroom to “get his backpack because he was going home.”

09/23/2014

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

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

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