Westchester County

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. (Credit: CBS2)

Westchester County Executive Says He Won’t Raise Property Taxes To Fill Budget Gap

The county could see potentially hundreds of layoffs or reductions in services

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Harry Devert's mother says he disappeared during a trip to Mexico on Jan. 25, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Mexico Arrests Suspect In 2014 Killing Of Westchester County Motorcyclist

Mexican authorities have arrested the man they believe was responsible for the 2014 killing of a Westchester County man who vanished while heading on his motorcycle to Brazil for the World Cup.

08/19/2015

Beaches along the Long Island Sound are often closed due to sewage spills. (Credit: CBS2)

Group Sues Westchester County Over Long Island Sound Sewage Spills

We often hear that some local beaches are closed after heavy rain, with sewers overflowing and running into the Long Island Sound. Now, a group is taking action.

08/14/2015

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SUV Pulled From Bronx River After Parkway Crash In Yonkers

A driver has been rescued after a parkway crash left a vehicle partly submerged in the Bronx River.

08/10/2015

Jars containing medical marijuana (Photo: CBS 2)

New York Chooses 5 Companies To Grow, Dispense Medical Marijuana

Patients with qualifying conditions like cancer, AIDS or epilepsy will be authorized to obtain only non-smokeable versions of the drug.

07/31/2015

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Yonkers Man Dies, Woman Hospitalized After Boat Capsizes In Westchester Co.

Investigators estimate that the rowboat capsized between 3 and 5 a.m.

07/12/2015

Mario Coronado-Depaz is the third suspect charged in the beating death of Jose Sanchez in Mount Kisco. (Credit: Westchester County Police)

Third Man Charged In Beating Death Of Day Laborer In Mount Kisco

A third suspect was charged Friday in the beating death of a homeless day laborer in Mount Kisco this past weekend.

07/10/2015

Spectators at a suburban fireworks display. (Credit: CBS2)

Suburbs Prepare Amid Worries Of Fourth Of July Terror Threat

Worries have been mounting about a terror threat during Fourth of July celebrations in New York City, and the NYPD is not the only agency that has added extra protection.

07/02/2015

Michelle Mian was struck and killed by a falling tree in New Milford, NJ on July 1, 2015. (credit: Handout)

21-Year-Old Woman Killed By Falling Tree In New Jersey After Powerful Storms

A family was in shock late Wednesday, after 21-year-old college student was struck and killed by a falling tree outside her home in Bergen County, New Jersey.

07/01/2015

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Westchester County Lawmakers Ban Indoor Use Of Electronic Cigarettes

Lawmakers approved legislation on Monday, which expands the county’s smoking ban to include e-cigarettes and other vaping devices.

06/03/2015

Water flows from a tap (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Boil Advisory Issued For 7 Westchester Communities Due To Maintenance Work

A boil water advisory has been issued for seven communities in Westchester County as a precaution.

05/26/2015

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino. (Credit: CBS2)

Astorino Urges Businesses To Escape NYC’s Taxes, Regulations And Move To Westchester

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said Thursday that he is looking for defectors – New York City businesses tired of the high costs of operating in the Big Apple.

04/23/2015

Rye High School alum Marisa Curlen, 20, died Friday, April 17 at James Madison University in Virginia. (Credit: CBS2)

Third Rye High School Graduate In One Year Dies Away At College

Marisa Curlen of Westchester County was just starting out in life, but one night at college changed all of that – permanently.

04/17/2015

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Tractor-Trailer Strikes Overpass On Hutchinson River Parkway

Authorities say traffic is moving again on the Hutchinson River Parkway after a tractor-trailer struck an overpass in Westchester County.

04/17/2015

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DA: Alleged Serial Bride Got Married 10 Times Without Ever Divorcing

A local bride allegedly walked down the aisle 10 times in different counties – without ever once getting a divorce.

04/09/2015

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