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NY Lawyer, Timothy Griffin, Charged With Stealing $1M From Clients

Griffiin, of Ridgefield, Connecticut, faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted.

09/18/2014

New Rochelle High School gymnasium (Twitter/ @TalkoftheSound)

Mixed Reaction Among New Rochelle Students After Ray Rice Jersey Comes Down

In Ray Rice’s hometown of New Rochelle in Westchester County, controversy has erupted over whether the local high school did the right thing by taking down Rice’s Baltimore Ravens jersey.

09/12/2014

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice played at New Rochelle High School and Rutgers University. (credit: Getty Images)

New Rochelle Torn Amid Ray Rice Domestic Violence Saga

There are conflicted feelings in New Rochelle after Ray Rice, a local hero, has fallen from grace.

09/09/2014

President Barack Obama departs the White House August 29, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama is scheduled to travel to  New York and Rhode Island for fundraising.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama’s Westchester Visit Causes Some Headaches For Labor Day Weekend Travelers

The president flew into Westchester County Airport in White Plains on Friday and some fear the visit could affect travel plans for many New Yorkers heading out of town for Labor Day weekend.

08/29/2014

Obama Press Conference On Iraq, Ferguson (CBS 2)

Obama Visit Friday Will Snag Flights At Westchester County Airport

When many New Yorkers are heading out of town for Labor Day weekend, President Barack Obama is heading not to the city, but to Westchester County for a pair of events.

08/28/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the Rose Garden of the White House on May 27, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Stop In Westchester Has Some Wondering Whether Obamas Are Mulling Move To New York

An upcoming visit to the area by President Obama has tongues wagging in Westchester, where some are wondering whether the president is considering a move to New York.

08/27/2014

A power outage hit New Rochelle Aug. 27, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Temporary Blackout Hits Parts Of New Rochelle

Sections of south and east New Rochelle went dark just before 11 a.m.

08/27/2014

Craig Carton at the Fourth Annual Bombers Boomer Broadway Softball Classic on Monday, June 23, 2014 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo C.Conte/CBSNewYork.com)

New Rochelle Set To Welcome Boomer & Carton Celebrity Softball Team

Proceeds from the event, which include a 50-50 raffle, will benefit the New Rochelle Park & Recreation Gift Fund.

08/13/2014

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New Jersey Reports Year’s First Human West Nile Case For State

A mosquito batch collected in New Rochelle has tested positive for West Nile Virus for the first time this year, according to the Westchester County health department.

08/08/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Ravens’ Ray Rice: I Let Everyone Down And Will Live With It Forever

Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called “the biggest mistake of his life.”

07/31/2014

A sign posted in New Rochelle by Habitat for Humanity of Westchester asking drivers to slow down. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Head Of Westchester’s Habitat For Humanity Wants Drivers To Slow Down

Habitat for Humanity not only rebuilds neighborhoods, it’s trying to make them safer.

07/28/2014

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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

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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

Jefferson Elementary School in New Rochelle (Credit: CBS 2)

New Rochelle Parents On Alert Following ‘Disturbing’ Letter Sent To Family

The sexually-explicit letter prompted officials at Jefferson Elementary School to send out a districtwide alert to parents.

05/15/2014

New Rochelle Early Seder

New Rochelle Pre-Schoolers Get An Early Lesson On Meaning Of Passover

Three-year-olds at Beth-El Nursery School in New Rochelle enjoyed their Seder early, enjoying the customary feast on Friday.

04/11/2014

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