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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

"Nero" saved his family's life during a recent fire at their Yorktown Heights, N.Y. home. He has not been seen since. (Photo: Handout)

Dog Goes Missing After Helping Family Escape From House Fire In Yorktown Heights

On Sunday, flames tore through a Yorktown Heights home, burning it to the ground. The dog’s owner says his canine is responsible for saving his family, and he wants him back home.

11/29/2013

Photo/Coello (CBS 2), Adovasio (Handout)

Former NYPD Officer Eddy Coello Convicted Of Strangling Wife

A former NYPD officer was convicted Monday of strangling his wife, whose body was found in the woods in Westchester County.

CBS New York–10/15/2012

This small plane had to make an emergency landing in Yorktown Heights on April 20, 2012.  No injuries resulted from the incident. (credit: CBS 2)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Westchester County

The plane was headed to Westchester County Airport before landing in the parking lot of IBM.

04/20/2012

Raccoon (credit: Associated Press, FILE PHOTO)

Discovery Of Rabid Raccoon, Cat Prompts Westchester County Health Alert

Westchester County’s Department of Health says that a rabid raccoon was found in Larchmont on Monday and a rabid stray cat was discovered in Yorktown Heights Tuesday.

06/09/2011

Photo/Coello (CBS 2), Adovasio (Handout)

Eddy Coello Indicted In Strangulation Death Of Wife Tina Adovasio

Coello will be back in court Friday to be arraigned on the charge of second-degree murder.

03/29/2011

Ken Jennings, IBM's Watson Avatar, and Brad Rutter appear on the "Jeopardy!" episode that aired Feb 16, 2011 - AP Photo/Jeopardy Productions, Inc.

IBM’s Watson Heads From ‘Jeopardy!’ To Columbia University Medical Center

The computer program that crushed the human competition on the “Jeopardy!” quiz show is going to be lending its power to an area hospital.

02/17/2011

The set of "Jeopardy!" - File / Photo: Jeopardy Productions Inc. via IBM

IBM Computer Practicing For Real ‘Jeopardy!’ Match

It’s the size of 10 refrigerators, and it swallows encyclopedias whole, but an IBM computer was lacking one thing it needed to battle the greatest champions from the “Jeopardy!” quiz show.

01/13/2011