Mount Vernon Deputy Chief John Battista said the fire was shooting out of every entrance to the basement and the rear of the house.
Nearly two weeks after a failed electrical circuit cut power to the New Haven line, service returned to a full schedule of trains for rush-hour Monday morning to Grand Central Terminal.
Police say the 22-inch amphibian was seen roaming around Wilson’s Woods Park last week. They say police searched for an hour Friday for the alligator after someone snapped a photo of the creature.
A New York woman is accused of letting two puppies and a kitten starve to death when she left them alone for more than two months without food or water.
Boubacar Bathily, 53, turned himself in and was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, driving without a driver’s license and failure to exercise due care, police said.
Lightning has struck not once, but twice. The New Rochelle High School boys basketball team has now become the talk of more than just the town. It might soon be the state.
Who says March Madness is just for college hoops? “The next thing you know, the other team’s on the floor crying, and (the refs) said it counted,” Edney said on WFAN radio Monday.
Authorities said Anna Fuentes stole the bus from the National Gear and Piston repair shop on 4th Avenue and drove it erratically before hitting two parked vehicles and slamming into a pole right around noon
Lucius Crawford repeatedly said he stabbed women for no good reason, usually while high and after having sex, according to transcripts offered by prosecutors.
The Mount Vernon Animal Shelter said Monday that it is overrun with cats and needs people to adopt the homeless pets as soon as possible.
Thirteen adults and a teenager were living in the three-story house on Second Avenue. All escaped the fire uninjured.
A 12-year-old boy was recovering Monday, after falling into an elevator shaft several floors up in a Mount Vernon building over the weekend.
Police said last week that Lucius Crawford confessed to stabbing three women to death in Mount Vernon, Yonkers and the Bronx.
Lucius Crawford, 60, was charged with murder Tuesday after officers found a 41-year-old woman stabbed nine times in the chest under a sheet on his bed, police said.
Municipalities are struggling, scraping by, grappling with tax caps and unfunded mandates. But somehow, in 2011, Mount Vernon was left with an extra $4.5 million.