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Yonkers Police Department

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