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Confederate flag tweet. (credit: Mount Vernon Mayor Ernest Davis)

Students Suspended For Racial Tweets After Westchester High School Basketball Game

Officials said it happened after Mount Vernon defeated Mahopac on Feb. 27. Students and school officials said scuffles erupted in the stands and the racial slurs were posted afterward.

03/06/2014

The scene of a deadly fire in Mount Vernon, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Mount Vernon Fire Union Chief Warns Department Is Short-Staffed

Nine people escaped from a burning home on Tuesday but four others were trapped in a smoke-filled basement and died.

10/31/2013

The scene of a deadly fire in Mount Vernon, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

4 Dead In Mount Vernon House Fire

Mount Vernon Deputy Chief John Battista said the fire was shooting out of every entrance to the basement and the rear of the house.

10/29/2013

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Mount Vernon Mayor, Residents At Odds Over Building Removal

A decaying building in Mount Vernon is testing the patience of residents who want the abandoned wreck removed.

09/17/2012

Ranaldo Brown and Thomas Whaley. (credit: ncmec.org)

Officials Say Details Of 5-Year-Old Mount Vernon Boy’s Disappearance ‘Shaky’

Ranaldo Brown is back home after being missing for more than 24 hours. The 5-year-old’s mother told police her son had been taken by her ex-boyfriend, 49-year-old Thomas Whaley, early Sunday morning.

07/02/2012