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Javon Roberts

Westchester Teen Sentenced For Sex Attacks On Woman, Young Girl

Javon Roberts was sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years in prison.

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A suspect was wounded and a bystander was killed when NYPD officers opened fire, following an undercover gun deal gone bad in Mount Vernon. (Credit: CBS2)

Bystander Dies After Being Shot By NYPD During Undercover Gun Buy In Mount Vernon

Two bullets struck Felix Kumi as he stood on Beekman Avenue.

08/29/2015

A suspect was wounded and a bystander was killed when NYPD officers opened fire, following an undercover gun deal gone bad in Mount Vernon. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspect, Bystander Struck By NYPD Gunfire In Mount Vernon

A suspect and a bystander were wounded Friday afternoon in a shooting involving NYPD officers in Mount Vernon Friday afternoon.

08/28/2015

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Officials ‘Tight-Lipped’ About Investigation Into Death Of Woman In Mount Vernon Police Custody

She was found dead at 2 p.m. on July 27, when she was to be arraigned. An autopsy was inconclusive pending drug and other tests.

08/05/2015

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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.

07/30/2015

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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.

07/28/2015

Mount Vernon Crash/Shooting

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.

06/25/2015

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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.

02/12/2015

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

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