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1 hr ago | Journal and Courier
First responders work the scene of the Metro-North train derailment near Spuyten Duyvil Station, Bronx, N.Y., on Dec. 1. / Robert Deutsch, USA TODAY WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The engineer of a northbound Metro-North train told government investigators that a southbound train failed to dim its headlights as required when they passed each other about 10 ... (more)
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5 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com
YONKERS, NY, Wednesday, December 11, 2013--For the seventh consecutive holiday season, the "Christmas Spirit" toy and coat drive organized by Yonkers Raceway/Empire City has brought out the best in its guests and vendors, all for the benefit of Catholic Charities.
6 hrs ago | The Dobbs Ferry Daily Voice
Officer Christopher Dellacamera, a 16-year veteran of the Yonkers Police Department, was arraigned in Westchester County Court on Tuesday afternoon in relation to an arrest warrant issued by the Broward County Circuit Court in Florida on racketeering charges, according to a police statement.
10 hrs ago | The Bronxville Daily Voice
New York State Troopers made 28 arrests for speeding during a speed enforcement detail on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers on Monday, Dec. 9, according to a police statement.
18 hrs ago | The Journal News
A smoky apartment fire caused two panicked tenants to leap from a second floor window and two babies to be thrown to safety early Wednesday morning in the Nodine Hill section of Yonkers.
Nearly 200 new troopers were feted earlier Tuesday at graduation ceremonies at the Empire State Plaza.
This photo provided by the Yonkers Police Department shows vehicles early Monday morning, Dec 9, 2013, after they were involved in an accident in Yonkers, N.Y. Michael Palmisano pulls his 2-year-old son, Blake, in a wagon as a light snow falls in Baltimore, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
The Standardbred Owners Association of New York and Yonkers Raceway are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement on the terms of a new three-year contract.
YONKERS, NY, Tuesday, December 10, 2013--An early taste of winter in the greater New York area has forced Yonkers Raceway to cancel its live racing program and all simulcasting for today/tonight .
Westchester legislators have reached a compromise on the 2014 budget that will add $900,000 to open up a frozen day-care program for working families and fund eviction prevention, domestic violence services, housing groups and others.
Teachers unions slammed the state's educational leadership Monday, trying to build a case for legislative action to halt the Common Core roll-out and a growing emphasis on standardized tests.
The season's first winter storm led to a 20-car pile-up on the Bronx River Parkway and school closings and delays throughout the lower Hudson Valley.
Newtown Volunteer Ambulance Corps President Mike Collins, a longtime emergency responder and town resident, looks out toward Main Street from the company's headquarters.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says Metro-North signal crews have installed new safety protections at the Spuyten Duyvil curve, the site of last Sunday's derailment in the Bronx that killed four people.
Thirty people were apparently injured early Monday morning in a crash on the Bronx River Parkway in Yonkers that involved more than two dozen cars, Lohud is reporting.
A teacher at Leake & Watts residential center for troubled youth in Yonkers who was accused Wednesday of raping a 16-year-old male student in Mount Vernon is being investigated for allegedly having intercourse with the boy in a New Rochelle park, police said Friday.