Mount Vernon

Samuel Rivers plans to sue over a Mount Vernon arrest. (Credit: CBS2)

Mount Vernon Activist Files Suit, Wants Cop Fired Over Arrest

It seems like everyone has a smartphone with a camera these days, and many people are using them to record cops interacting with citizens.

11/14/2014

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Westchester Community College Cancels Basketball Season Amid Transcript Scandal

There’s something missing from the late autumn mood at Westchester Community College: the sound of basketballs. The gym has been locked and the season silenced over deepening grade scandal among student athletes.

11/14/2014

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

Former Mount Vernon police Officer Joseph Russo is charged with using forged prescriptions to obtain Vicodin. (Credit: Mount Vernon Police)

Former Mount Vernon Cop Accused Of Forging Prescriptions To Get Vicodin

A former Mount Vernon police officer was arrested and charged Monday with using a forged prescription to get Vicodin.

11/10/2014

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Roofing Worker Falls Down Elevator Shaft, Dies In Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon police on Thursday were investigating an accident in which a worker fell to his death down an elevator shaft.

11/06/2014

Firefighters in Mount Vernon battle fire at a bakery along a commercial and residential strip. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Massive Fire Destroys Mount Vernon Bakery

Firefighters in Mount Vernon battled a 3-alarm fire at a bakery along a commercial and residential strip Monday morning.

11/03/2014

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Police: Mount Vernon Officers Shoot, Injure Man With Knife

Mount Vernon police described Anthony Smith, 31, as emotionally disturbed with a history of mental health issues.

10/25/2014

Mount Vernon Mayor Ernest Davis (credit: City of Mount Vernon)

Mount Vernon Mayor Ernest Davis Pleads Guilty In Tax Case

The 76-year-old mayor pleaded guilty in White Plains to two counts of willfully failing to file federal income tax returns.

10/14/2014

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Man With History Of Stabbing Women Sentenced

The 61-year-old Crawford has spent about 30 years in prison for non-fatal stabbings of women in New York and South Carolina.

09/16/2014

The suspect is seen talking to sales clerks on Aug. 2, 2014. (credit: Handout)

Police: Suspect Who Used Wheelchair, Pepper Spray To Rob Stamford Jewelry Shop Under Arrest

Larry Johnson of Mt. Vernon, New York, is being held on a $350,000 court appearance bond for the Stamford robbery.

09/02/2014

Fire rages in a garbage barge in the Hutchinson River between the Bronx and Mount Vernon on Wednesday, Aug. 26. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Rages On Garbage Barge In Hutchinson River

A garbage barge full of crushed cars caught fire Wednesday afternoon on the Hutchinson River between the Bronx and Mount Vernon.

08/27/2014

Jonathan Bryant (Credit: handout)

Police: Missing Autistic Teen From Mount Vernon Found Trying To Steal From Harlem Target

Jonathan Bryant, 15, was turned over to Mount Vernon detectives Monday evening after NYPD officers learned he had been reported missing.

08/19/2014

Jonathan Bryant (Credit: handout)

Police In Mount Vernon Search For Missing Autistic Teen

Jonathan Bryant, 15, has been missing since Tuesday afternoon.

08/08/2014

Emma Gruber (Photo via CBS 2)

Man Charged In Slaying Of Woman, 85, In Mount Vernon

A Westchester County man has been charged with beating an 85-year-old woman to death while stealing copper pipes and brass objects from her home in Mount Vernon this past winter.

07/30/2014

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Red Light Cameras Coming To New Rochelle, Mount Vernon

Officials said the goal is to save lives and make drivers more vigilant, but critics claim this is more about making money from the $50 fines.

07/14/2014

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