Kevin Townes, 54, spent more than a quarter century doing the work he loved. He collapsed before dawn, losing his life even as he prepared to risk it one final time at a house fire.
The spiritual and musical tribute attracted celebrities including Will Smith, Samuel Jackson, Queen LAtifa, Jay Z, Lil’ Kim, Sean Diddy Combs, and Don King.
Heavy D, the self-proclaimed “overweight lover” of hip-hop who became one of rap’s top hit-makers with wit, died after collapsing outside his Beverly Hills condo.
On August 8, police say 27-year-old Gloria Nartey was killed when she was caught in the crossfire of a shooting as she was walking just a few blocks from her home on South 12 Avenue in Mount Vernon.
Alexander Hamilton’s stately yellow and white federal style country estate has been refurbished and now stands at 141st Street and Saint Nicholas Park.
Police say eight people, including children, were shot Sunday morning at a party in the Bronx and now they’re looking for a 17-year-old from Mount Vernon in connection with the shooting.
Celebration turned to horror Wednesday night after a man walked up to a woman and stabbed her outside the Greater Centennial A.M.E. Zion Church, police and witnesses said.
After a successful test run, the city is going ahead and bringing in a farmers’ market every Thursday from now until October 27.
In a city that is often only noted for crime and poverty, it’s hard to see the beauty of Mount Vernon, with the trash and abandoned lots around the city.
Police said the man was shot once in the chest inside a playground near South Seventh Avenue and West Fourth Street in Mount Vernon.
Mount Vernon is hosting a prom expo later this week at the Doles Community Center.
It may be the theme of a popular show on HBO, but one man is now facing the reality of being charged with bigamy.
Even a little but of snow on a slight hill can slow you down. Side streets are plowed, but they’re one lane wide barely.
For the first time, a Westchester County man mauled by a violent pack of dogs is speaking out about the night he thought his life was over.
When Maureen Martin looked out from her Mount Vernon second floor apartment, she saw a pack of dogs attacking her neighbor on Wednesday night.