Yonkers Police Department
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.
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.
On Thursday, Mayor Mike Spano and police Commissioner Charles Gardner announced a voluntary initiative called the Yonkers Missing Children DNA Program.
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.
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.
A quiet section of Yonkers was more than a bit nervous on Thursday because someone has been breaking into homes while people are sleeping.
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.