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NY Attorney General Schneiderman Looking Into Death Of Woman In Mount Vernon Police Custody

Questions continue to swirl around the death of a woman in a Westchester County jail cell.


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Police: Woman Died In Holding Cell While Awaiting Hearing In Mount Vernon

Officials were investigating Monday evening, after a woman died in a holding cell in Mount Vernon after waiting two days for arraignment on a shoplifting arrest.


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Police: 2 Men Found Dead In Mount Vernon Crash Suffered Gunshot Wounds

The crash happened just off the Hutchinson River Parkway, less than a mile north of the Bronx line, at 4:45 a.m.


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Mount Vernon Teen Charged In 2 Rapes In 2014

The teen, who is considered a juvenile offender, was arraigned Wednesday on charges of rape, kidnapping, sexual abuse and child endangerment.


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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.