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Friday Jan 13 | via The Port Chester Daily Voice
The Yonkers Police Department has launched an investigation into an armed man that reportedly approached a teenage girl in her car while wearing a black ski mask and allegedly attempted to rob her. On Friday, Yonkers Police Det. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 11 | via The Rye Daily Voice
An Elmsford man has been sentenced to more than a decade behind bars for his role in the shooting of a retired Greenburgh police officer. On Wednesday, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced that Taqiy Walton, 35, had been sentenced to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple felony charges in the 2015 shooting. Comment?
Sunday Jan 8 | via The Pound Ridge Daily Voice
A former Edgemont school teacher and convicted killer is about to get her first chance to get out of prison, according to a report by lohud.com. Carolyn Warmus, now 53, was sentenced to 25 years to life in 1992 for fatally shooting Greenburgh resident Betty Jeanne Solomon, the wife of her lover, Paul Solomon, who she had met when they both were teaching at the Greenville Elementary School in Edgemont. Comment?
Thursday Jan 5 | via News12.com
The prosecutor in the 1981 Brinks robbery trial says he is upset about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recent decision to grant clemency to the woman who The prosecutor in the 1981 Brinks robbery trial says he is upset about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recent decision to grant clemency to the woman who was the getaway driver. YONKERS - The prosecutor in the 1981 Brinks robbery trial says he is upset about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's recent decision to grant clemency to the woman who was the getaway driver. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 4 | via White Plains CitizeNetReporter
The White Plains Online Newspaper Since 2000 A.D. John F. Bailey, Editor 997-1607 [email protected] County Legislator Virginia Perez-Why I'm voting to ban gun shows on county property : My brother was shot and killed by an 18 year old man with an illegal handgun in a hallway, delivering pizza, 10 Years Ago. County Legislator Virginia Perez-Why I'm voting to ban gun shows on county property : My brother was shot and killed by an 18 year old man with an illegal handgun in a hallway, delivering pizza, 10 Years Ago. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 4 | via NorthJersey.com
The suspect had "equipment used to operate a hidden compartment as well as a floor board" in his car, police said. Police: Yonkers man had $300,000 hidden in car The suspect had "equipment used to operate a hidden compartment as well as a floor board" in his car, police said. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 3 | via The Robesonian
A Lumberton teen was arrested New Year's Day after stealing the New York Police Department car he was being detained in and driving it away while handcuffed, according to news reports. Dekota Locklear, 18, of Lumberton, was stopped on West 158th Street near the Henry Hudson Parkway about 2 a.m. and arrested after his blood alcohol level was found to be above the legal limit, the New York Daily News reported. Comment?
Monday Jan 2 | via NEWS.com.au
A TEENAGE boy humiliated three New York cops by escaping a checkpoint in a police cruiser - despite having been tossed into the back seat with his hands cuffed behind his back, law-enforcement sources said. Police brass were weighing disciplinary action against the two cops whose marked patrol car was stolen and taken on a joy ride, then ditched about 20km away in Yonkers on Sunday, the sources said. Comment?
Sunday Jan 1 | via New York Post
A North Carolina teen humiliated three NYPD cops just hours into the New Year by escaping a drunk-driving checkpoint in a police cruiser - despite getting tossed into the back seat with his hands cuffed behind his back, sources said Sunday. Police brass were weighing disciplinary action against the two cops whose marked patrol car was stolen and taken on a joyride, then ditched about 12 miles away in Yonkers, sources said. Comment?
Saturday Dec 31 | via The New Canaan Daily Voice
The man killed in a crash early Saturday on I-95 in Westport was ejected from a van after it was rear-ended and rolled down an embankment, according to Connecticut State Police. The man was identified as Muhamad Bahaga, 32, of the Bronx, N.Y. He was riding in the back seat of a 2003 Chevrolet Astro van and was not wearing a seatbelt, state police said. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 28 | via News12.com
The owners of a Yonkers smoke shop fell victim to an armed robbery Wednesday, three weeks after its grand opening. Surveillance video shows the robber in a white mask making his way to Jay's Smoke Shop on McLean Avenue just after 4 p.m. "It's quiet," Jay says. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 21 | via New York Daily News
The state Attorney General has cleared an NYPD cop of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a man who led cops on a high speed chase from the Bronx into Yonkers last December. Officer Garthlette James shot and killed Miguel Espinal Dec. 8, 2015 in a stand of trees in Yonkers following the car chase which raged up and down the Henry Hudson Parkway at speeds approaching 90 miles per hour. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 21 | via The Yorktown Daily Voice
A Yonkers man is behind bars after he was arrested for choking his girlfriend during a domestic dispute in Yorktown on Monday. According to a Yorktown Police Department report, Yonkers resident Jason Smith, 32, was charged with misdemeanor counts of criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and fourth-degree criminal mischief after police responded to a 911 hang up call at a Yorktown home. Comment?
Dec 14, 2016 | via The Rye Daily Voice
A law designed to curtail lewd behavior in private settings has led to the arrests of dozens of alleged flashers in the 11 months it's been on the books, according to its co-sponsors, Sen. George Latimer, D-Rye, and Assemblymember Shelley Mayer, D-Yonkers. The new law specifically addresses situations where a person has entered a residential dwelling without consent and intentionally exposes him- or herself, or commits other lewd acts, in the presence of another person The crackdown on perverts who commit lewd acts while trespassing stems from an incident where a Yonkers woman walked into her dining room only to find her 40-year-old neighbor masturbating there, according to media reports. Comment?
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