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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

Red Light Cameras BIG DL

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

Leroi Bouche (credit: Handout)

Suspect Arrested, Accused Of Running Over Police Detective In Mount Vernon

A suspect was arrested and ordered held without bail Wednesday, on allegations that he ran over a Yonkers police detective as officers tried to arrest him in Mount Vernon last week.

06/11/2014

Leroi Bouche (credit: Handout)

Reward Offered For Information Leading To Suspect Who Allegedly Ran Over Cop

The New York State Crime Stoppers have offered a reward of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect who allegedly ran over a Yonkers police detective.

06/10/2014

Leroi Bouche (credit: Handout)

Manhunt Continues Following Hit-And-Run Involving Investigator

The driver of the car has been identified as Leroi Bouche, 27, who previously served time for unlawful imprisonment.

06/06/2014

Mount Vernon Officer Struck

Police: Taxi Driver Struck Officer In Mount Vernon, Sped Off

Sources told CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider that a taxi driver, who has several violations on his license, was pulled over by Mount Vernon police when he suddenly drove off and struck a police officer in the process.

05/30/2014

Isaiah Cousins #11 of the Oklahoma Sooners looks on during the second half against the Michigan State Spartans at Barclays Center on November 23, 2013. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Univ. Of Oklahoma Hoops Player Wounded By Stray Bullet In Mount Vernon

The shooting occurred Tuesday night in what police said is an especially gang-infested part of Mount Vernon — Third Street near Third Avenue.

05/29/2014

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Union, School Bus Company Avoid Looming Strike In Westchester

Less than 48 hours before Transport Workers Union Local 100 members were to walk off the job at Mile Square, the union and the company reached a tentative deal that was supported unanimously by the negotiating committee, the union said on Saturday.

05/17/2014

Mt. Vernon Fatal Shooting

Mother Inconsolable After Son Is Shot Dead In Mount Vernon

A mother was searching frantically for answers Tuesday night, after her son was found shot to death in a parking lot on Mount Vernon.

04/01/2014

(credit: Mount Vernon Mayor's Office)

Official: Mahopac Players Used Racial Slurs At Basketball Game Against Mount Vernon

Five more students have been suspended in connection with racist Twitter rants at a high school basketball game in Westchester County, and allegations were mounting Friday that players used racial slurs too.

03/07/2014

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

(credit: Mount Vernon Mayor's Office)

Fury Erupts Over Racially-Charged Tweets After Westchester High School Basketball Game

Some high school students in Westchester County were under fire Wednesday evening, after their basketball team lost a close game.

03/05/2014

Emma Gruber (Photo via CBS 2)

Body Of 85-Year-Old Mount Vernon Woman Found In Basement

Investigators believe Emma Gruber had been dead more than a day before police found her body Wednesday at the bottom of the basement stairs of her home.

02/14/2014

A.B. Davis Middle School in Mount Vernon (credit: CBS 2)

Portions Of Mount Vernon School Without Heat For More Than A Week

Heat troubles at a local school have parents and community leaders demanding answers.

01/30/2014

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

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