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Westchester Co. Crime Stoppers Offering Reward In Shooting Death Of Innocent Bystander

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.

10/07/2011

Hamilton Grange - New York, NY (credit: National Park Service)

Stories From Main Street: Alexander Hamilton’s Home Moves In Harlem

Alexander Hamilton’s stately yellow and white federal style country estate has been refurbished and now stands at 141st Street and Saint Nicholas Park.

09/26/2011

Oneil Dasilva (credit: NYPD)

Police Looking For 17-Year-Old Suspect Oneil Dasilva After 8 Shot At Bronx Party

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.

09/04/2011

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Woman Stabbed Outside Mount Vernon Church In Front Of Choir, Children

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.

08/04/2011

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Weekly Farmers’ Market In Mount Vernon Starting Today

After a successful test run, the city is going ahead and bringing in a farmers’ market every Thursday from now until October 27.

08/04/2011

A street is seen in Mount Vernon, NY (file)

Habitat For Humanity Of Westchester Aims To Clean Up Mount Vernon

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.

07/29/2011

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Mt. Vernon Playground Site Of Fatal Shooting

Police said the man was shot once in the chest inside a playground near South Seventh Avenue and West Fourth Street in Mount Vernon.

06/27/2011

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It’s Already Prom Season In Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon is hosting a prom expo later this week at the Doles Community Center.

02/22/2011

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Mount Vernon Man Accused Of Bigamy

It may be the theme of a popular show on HBO, but one man is now facing the reality of being charged with bigamy.

02/11/2011

A snowy road off of 5th Street - Mount Vernon, NY - Jan 28, 2011 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Suburbs Still Digging Out From Latest Snowstorm

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.

01/28/2011

Mount Vernon resident Craig Jones, 38, was brutally attacked by a pack of dogs on January 5, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Man Recounts Brutal Dog Pack Attack

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.

01/11/2011

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Mount Vernon Man Hospitalized After Brutal Dog Attack

When Maureen Martin looked out from her Mount Vernon second floor apartment, she saw a pack of dogs attacking her neighbor on Wednesday night.

01/06/2011

Missing Dogs

Two Arrests Made In Theft Of Shelter Dogs

Two people have been arrested and four dogs have been rescued after the theft of six pit bulls and a beagle from an animal shelter.

01/05/2011

Mount Vernon apartment building fire on 12-20-10 (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Reflect After Fire Engulfs Mt. Vernon Home

In Westchester County, tenants ran for their lives Monday as fire and smoke engulfed their three-story home just days before Christmas.

12/20/2010

Gizela Andrade (Photo/handout)

Woman Found Dead Outside Bronx NYPD Facility

The body of a Mount Vernon woman, apparently dead from an insulin overdose, was found in an SUV outside a NYPD narcotics facility in the Bronx.

10/06/2010

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