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Crews battle a fire at the Goldens Bridge Fire Department on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Firehouse Destroyed In Blaze In Westchester County

Video from the scene shows extensive fire damage to part of the building.

02/24/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: 12-Year-Old Brings Awareness About Congenital Heart Defects

Jennifer Reilly, 12, from Hartsdale was born with tricuspid atresia, meaning she does not have a tricuspid valve in her heart. Earlier this month, she spoke before the Greenburgh Town Board to petition for an awareness week.

02/24/2014

Yorktown Hit-And-Run

Police Arrest Suspect In Fatal Yorktown Hit-And-Run

Georgia Turner, 73, was fatally struck near the driveway of her home on East Main Street in the Jefferson Valley section of Yorktown, Westchester County Thursday evening.

02/22/2014

Yorktown Hit-And-Run

Reward Offered In Connection With Fatal Yorktown Hit-And-Run Accident

According to police, 72-year-old Georgia Turner was struck and killed near the driveway of her home on East Main Street in Yorktown, Westchester County sometime between 5:40 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday.

02/21/2014

Hackley School (file/credit: hackleyschool.org)

Hackley School Comes Clean In Email About Past Sexual Abuse At Hands Of Staffer

The school acknowledged sex abuse that occurred in the 1960s and has apologized to victims. It says the perpetrator was an unidentified, now-deceased former employee who “had a role in teaching.”

02/20/2014

Mark Bernardini (Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Licensed Social Worker Gets 5 Years For Sexually Abusing 2 Patients

Mark Bernardini pleaded guilty to one count of criminal sexual act in the first degree and one count of forcible touching back in January of this year.

02/19/2014

Rockland Snow

Snowstorm Makes Mess Of Roads, Causes Power Woes In Westchester, Rockland

Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.

02/13/2014

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

Westchester Mother Makes International Plea After Son Goes Missing In Mexico

Ann Devert says her 32-year-old son, Harry, disappeared in Mexico on Jan. 25 and hasn’t been heard from since.

02/08/2014

Snow surrounds a car on Feb. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC’s Northern Suburbs Take Brunt Of Storm

One of the biggest obstacles come on I-84, where Gov. Andrew Cuomo implemented a full vehicle ban between the Connecticut and Pennsylvania borders for about six hours,

02/05/2014

Driver lost traction and ran off the road on I-684 in Mt. Kisco on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Westchester, Rockland Drivers Struggle With Slick Roads

Monday’s snow and slush wreaked havoc on the roads in Westchester and Rockland counties.

02/03/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Republicans, Dolan Blast Cuomo For Remarks About ‘Extreme Conservatives’

High-profile Republicans and Cardinal Timothy Dolan are among those calling for Governor Andrew Cuomo to apologize for “divisive” comments about “extreme conservatives.”

01/22/2014

Peekskill Home Contractor Scam

Home Repair Scam Artists Target Peekskill Residents

Westchester County residents were issued a warning Wednesday, as scammers are on the prowl and preying on unwitting homeowners. The scammers have been targeting residents of Peekskill, soliciting business at their homes.

01/22/2014

These buses got stuck in the snow at 79th & 2nd Avenue amid a snow storm on Jan. 21, 2014. (credit: Robyn Hartman/CBS 2)

Snow Pounds NYC; Parts Of Tri-State End Up With More Than Foot Of Snow

More than 1,500 flights were canceled, many students were sent home early, and the roads were a miserable mess through the night Tuesday as the Tri-State area was pounded with a brutal blast of heavy snow and bitter cold.

01/21/2014

President of RFK Center Kerry Kennedy speaks onstage at Robert F. Kennedy Center For Justice And Human Rights 2013 Ripple Of Hope Awards Dinner at New York Hilton Midtown on December 11, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Center For Justice And Human Rights)

Kerry Kennedy’s Drugged Driving Trial Moved To Westchester County Court

A judge has ruled that the single courtroom in a small suburban town can’t handle the drugged-driving trial of Kerry Kennedy. Her lawyers argued there are obstacles to holding a high-profile trial in the town courtroom in Armonk.

01/15/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Westchester County Exec Slams Cuomo’s Tax Plan As He Mulls Gubernatorial Bid

Rob Astorino says he expects to make a decision on whether to run in the next 60 days. He’s considered by Republicans to be one of their best candidates to take on the popular Democratic governor this year.

01/07/2014

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