Yonkers Police Department

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Westchester County Launches App For Reporting Tips, Suspicious Activity

Westchester County residents can now use their phones to anonymously report suspicious activity or information about outstanding warrants and cold cases.

11/13/2014

A school bus stops in Yonkers, N.Y., on Sept. 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

On First Day Of School, Yonkers Cops Crack Down On Traffic Violations

Police had an extra presence at a busy Yonkers intersection to remind drivers to watch out for kids and buses, especially when they put out their stop signs.

09/04/2014

Capt. Joseph Barca and Shammara Hamideh (credit: CBS 2)

Yonkers Police Captain Attends Wedding Of Woman He Saved 20 Years Ago

In December 1993, Joseph Barca, who was then a sergeant, responded to a call at a home in Yonkers where little Shammara Hamideh was clinging to life.

08/18/2014

Yonkers is distributing free kits for parents to collect DNA from their children in the event they go missing. (credit: CBS 2)

Free DNA Kits Aim To Find Missing Kids In Yonkers

On Thursday, Mayor Mike Spano and police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced a voluntary initiative called the Yonkers Missing Children DNA Program.

11/07/2013

Ivy Mantell

EXCLUSIVE: Huge Reward Offered In Case Of Missing Yonkers Mother

A missing persons’ case has morphed into a possible murder investigation. A mother has been the object of an intense search in Westchester County, and her family is pleading for help to find her — dead or alive.

10/19/2012

Blood Drive (file / credit: AP)

Stories From Main Street: Yonkers Firefighter Saves Life Through Stem Cell Donation

Yonkers firefighter Tim Sullivan says you don’t have to run into a burning building to save somebody’s life. You can do it just by donating blood or bone marrow.

06/27/2011

Bryn Mawr, Yonkers

Rash Of Burglaries Has Yonkers Neighborhood On Edge

A quiet section of Yonkers was more than a bit nervous on Thursday because someone has been breaking into homes while people are sleeping.

03/24/2011

Robert Viggiano

Upstate Man Accused Of Attempted Rape Of 10-Year-Old Girl

A father and husband is now in jail, facing an attempted rape charge, after investigators say he schemed to have sex with a 10-year-old girl.

02/09/2011