Mount Vernon Dysfunction: Newest Police Commissioner Arrested Just Hours After Taking Oath Of OfficeThe man sworn in as Mount Vernon police commissioner on Monday was arrested on Tuesday when he showed up for work.
Who's In Charge? Mount Vernon Mayor Refusing To Leave Office After Resigning Over Campaign Finance CrimesThe five members of city council say under the city charter, the plea deal means he's forfeited office. They voted Wednesday night to give Thomas 24 hours to vacate his position.
Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas Pleads Guilty To Corruption, Will Step DownA local mayor facing a litany of corruption charges issued a guilty plea on Monday.
Mount Vernon Mayor's Chief Rival Not Buying Snow Plow Sabotage Directed Against The AdministrationOfficials are trying to get to the bottom of an alleged case of snow plow sabotage. Someone stuffed Latex gloves into the fuel tanks of more than two dozen Mount Vernon trucks.
Mount Vernon Mayor Defends Surprise Visit With Rapper Fatboy SSE, School Officials Plan To Sue Over MeleeOfficials in a Westchester County school say student fights, broken windows and a smashed glass trophy case resulted from the rapper's antics.
Mount Vernon Mayor Facing Larceny Charges Over Campaign FundsMayor Richard Thomas was arraigned on criminal charges Monday as part of a corruption probe by the New York State Attorney General's Office into campaign finance irregularities.
Mount Vernon Looks To Get Historic Football Field Back In The GameThe hallway was in the iconic Super Bowl commercial for Coca-Cola in 1979 with "Mean Joe" Greene.
Suspect Hits Parked Cars In Mount Vernon, Injures Woman Holding Infant, After Fleeing Police StopA suspect crashed into parked cars in Mount Vernon on Tuesday, after fleeing a stop by NYPD officers in the Bronx.
Mount Vernon Mayor: Post Your Pothole Pictures To FacebookMayor Richard Thomas is inviting the public to share photos of street craters on his Facebook page.
Queens DA: DNA Links Convicted Felon To 1996 Cold Case RapeQueens District Attorney Richard Brown said Richard Thomas was arraigned on first degree rape and sodomy charges for the July 1996 attack.