Mount Vernon To Take Action On Sewage-Filled Hutchinson River Amid Threats Of FinesThreats of heavy fines from the federal government have prompted action on a long-term pollution problem affecting a local river and the Long Island Sound.
Man Indicted On Murder, Other Charges In Shooting Death Of Mount Vernon Teen Basketball StarDavid Hardy, 21, was indicted on second-degree murder, second-degree attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon charges in the fatal shooting of Shamoya McKenzie.
Mount Vernon Woman Gets 19 Years In Prison For Killing Toddler-Age DaughterA Westchester County woman was sentenced to 19 years in prison Tuesday for killing her 14 1/2 month old daughter.
Pollution Concerns After Dead Dolphin Found Floating In Hutchinson RiverWestchester County police officers pulled the dolphin out of the river just off of East Sandford Boulevard Friday afternoon.
Fire Burns Through 3 Homes In Mount VernonThe fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Sunday at a home on South 3rd Avenue.
Authorities ID Mother, Child Killed In Mount Vernon BlazeAuthorities say the fire broke out at a home on South 13th Avenue in Mount Vernon at around 3:35 a.m. There was a total of three firetrucks and more than 30 firefighters on the scene.
Non-Profit Defers Costs So Newark Kids Can Hit The SlopesA group in New Jersey is working to keep kids active during the winter. The cost of winter sports can keep many kids on the sideline.
Former Mount Vernon Mayor Ronald Blackwood, First African-American Mayor Elected In NYS, DiesFormer Mount Vernon Mayor Ronald Blackwood, the first African-American elected mayor in New York state, has died.
Mount Vernon Woman Pleads Guilty To Killing Toddler DaughterThe Westchester County District Attorney's Office says 27-year-old Deasia Bartee pleaded guilty to manslaughter on Tuesday.
Mount Vernon Police Chase Ends In Crash, Gunfire In The BronxA police pursuit that started with a traffic stop in Westchester County ended with a crash and gunfire in the Bronx.
Man Charged With Murder In Shooting Death Of Mount Vernon Teen Basketball StarDavid Hardy, 21, has also been charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the fatal shooting of 13-year-old Shamoya McKenzie and may face additional charges, authorities said.
Suspect Arrested In Connection To Fatal Shooting Of Mount Vernon Basketball StarFor more than two weeks, family and friends of Shamoya McKenzie have prayed for justice. It appears their prayers have finally been answered.

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