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White Plains Gas Station Rescue

State Trooper Credited With Saving Man After White Plains Gas Station Explosion

Dramatic video released Friday shows a fiery crash and a daring rescue at a Westchester County gas station earlier this week.

06/07/2014

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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

Gary McKeon

Body Of Missing Westchester Man Found By Worker In Wooded Area

A missing Westchester County man was found dead in a wooded area Thursday.

05/15/2014

Firefighters on the scene after a fire and possible explosion at a condo complex in Hastings-on-Hudson on May 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire, Explosion At Hastings-On-Hudson Condo Complex

The fire broke out at a home on Turnberry Drive in Hastings-on-Hudson near the St. Andrew’s golf course.

05/14/2014

Richard Dinizo pleaded guilty to three counts of predatory sexual child assault in a New York state case (credit: Handout)

Former Basketball Coach In New York Pleads Guilty In Second Child Sex Abuse Case

Cortlandt Manor resident Richard Dinizo admitted to sexually abusing seven children all under the age of 11, the U.S. attorney’s office said.

05/07/2014

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Most Of New York City, Suburbs Receive Failing Grade In Air Quality Report

The American Lung Association released its 15th annual air quality report Wednesday, which found that half of Americans still live in areas where ozone or particle pollution levels make the air unhealthy to breathe.

04/30/2014

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Announces $20M To Help Launch New Rockland/Westchester Bus Service

The future Bus Rapid Transit system will have seven routes, new stations, dedicated bus lanes in some places and wireless Internet.

04/29/2014

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Westchester County In Hot Water Over Affordable Housing Settlement

Federal authorities are turning up the heat on the county, threatening to once again withhold additional millions in grant money for allegedly not complying with a 2009 housing settlement.

04/24/2014

Terry Camper (credit: Handout)

Wife’s Lover Convicted In Husband’s Murder In Peekskill

The Westchester County district attorney said John Murray, of Newburgh, was found guilty Thursday in the killing of Terrance Camper.

04/17/2014

Megan Bookstaver was shot and killed while police said she was "examining firearms" with two others in Tarrytown on Sept. 2, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tarrytown Man Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter For Fatal Shooting Of Girlfriend

Police said the shooting occurred Sept. 2 – Labor Day – at Eric Gaulin’s townhouse as he showed several rifles to the victim, 23-year-old Megan Bookstaver of Hicksville, Long Island.

04/15/2014

Westchester County exec, other officials on hand for reopening of Rye Playland boardwalk, April 10, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Questions About Rye Playland’s Future Persist At Boardwalk Grand Reopening

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is hopeful county legislatures will vote on his proposed makeover that’s been dubbed a reinvention.

04/10/2014

The Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge, as seen from Tarrytown, Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

South Nyack Residents Don’t Want Parking For New TZ Bridge Traffic

A shared use path going in on the new Tappan Zee Bridge currently under construction. The path is expected to draw bikers, joggers and walkers who will need parking on either end of the span.

03/21/2014

FILE -- Deer (credit: ClipArt)

Hastings-On-Hudson Using Contraceptive To Control Deer Population

Hastings-on-Hudson is implementing a technique called immunocontraception, a vaccine that would prevent deer from becoming pregnant for two years.

03/18/2014

Pets Alive Animal Sanctuary was forced to evacuate and find homes for all of its animals. (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester Animal Shelter Forced To Evacuate Over Building Collapse Concerns

It was a rushed evacuation of the Pets Alive Animal Sanctuary on South Warehouse Lane in Elmsford, forcing the owners to find homes for the 80 dogs and 80 cats all in one day.

03/14/2014

Music of Justin Veatch (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Family Uses Teen’s Music To Teach Others About The Dangers Of Drugs

Jeffrey Veatch, of Yorktown Heights, has spoken to more than 12,000 young people about his son and the dangers of drugs.

03/10/2014

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