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  1. NY man charged with hiring hitmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | 13WHAM

    A suburban New York man is accused of paying an undercover FBI agent $3,000 to kill a Texas man. According to an FBI affidavit, Alejandro Valdovinos-Diaz, of New Rochelle, feared the Texas man would kill him for having an affair with his wife. 1 comment

  2. Police investigating death of woman in YonkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | 13WHAM

    The 35-year-old victim was discovered unresponsive around 7 a.m. Sunday behind 148 Stone Ave. It's a few blocks from the Saw Mill River Parkway.


  3. Authorities: Water leak likely caused Yonkers mudslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | 13WHAM

    Authorities say a water leak from a broken pipe likely caused a mudslide that prompted the evacuation of a senior housing complex in Yonkers. No one was injured in the Wednesday incident on Walsh Road that officials initially said could be related to melting snow and ice.


  4. Suburban NY home fire kills 2 dogs; owner tries to save themRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | 13WHAM

    Fire officials say a blaze in a suburban New York home killed two dogs, although their owner went back into the burning house try to rescue them. Yonkers Assistant Fire Chief Edward Cucolo says officials believe a space heater or a power strip probably caused the fire.


  5. NYPD detective killed in wrong-way crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | 13WHAM

    Authorities say an off-duty New York Police Department detective has been killed when a vehicle traveling the wrong way hit his SUV head-on. State police identified the detective as 46-year-old Paul Duncan, of Hartsdale.


  6. Police: Suburban NYC man shoots self, blames anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | 13WHAM

    Police say a suburban New York City man who accidentally shot himself has been charged for lying that someone else did it. They say Juan Gell of White Plains shot himself in the midsection but told police someone shot him during an attempted robbery in Yonkers Monday.


  7. Some NYC suburban schools plan early dismissalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | 13WHAM

    In anticipation of a possibly crippling storm heading toward the New York City area, some public schools in the northern suburbs will dismiss students early. The districts that have announced early dismissal include Briarcliff Manor, Chappaqua, Croton-Harmon, Dobbs Ferry, Lakeland, North Salem and Yonkers.


  8. Officer struck as he saves boy from out-of-control carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | 13WHAM

    A lake effect snow warning for Wyoming County is in effect through Saturday evening. 2-3' of accumulation is possible in the most persistent bands.


  9. Saving boy from out-of-control car, NY officer is hit, hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | 13WHAM

    A lake effect snow warning for Wyoming County is in effect through Saturday evening. 2-3' of accumulation is possible in the most persistent bands.


  10. 5 plead guilty in NY drug-ring caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | 13WHAM

    Five people have pleaded guilty following the takedown of a narcotics trafficking ring that operated in New York City and the Hudson Valley. Authorities seized about $1.5 million in cash; over 6 kilograms of cocaine; over 40 pounds of marijuana; 10 guns and several vehicles.


  11. 3 teenagers chosen for suburban NY youth boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | 13WHAM

    Three high school students have been chosen to join a board that provides a youth perspective on issues in suburban New York. Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano announced the appointments Friday.


  12. No homicide charge against NY mom in girl's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | 13WHAM

    A New York special-education teacher who was accused of killing her severely disabled daughter by neglecting her is no longer facing a homicide charge. Diggs' 8-year-old daughter, Alayah Savarese , died in 2012.


  13. Arrest for case of dead cats in treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | 13WHAM

    A humane society says a man has been arrested in connection with 25 dead cats that were found in plastic bags hanging from trees in Yonkers. The SPCA of Westchester said Tuesday that Rene Carcamo of Yonkers has been charged with illegally disposing of the dead cats.


  14. Closed valve means thousands lose water in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | 13WHAM

    Lake effect snow advosory in effect from 3 AM on Thursday 11/13/14 to 4 PM on Thursday 11/13/14. Greatest accumulations through Western Wyoming County.


  15. NY man charged in false threat against ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | 13WHAM

    Prosecutors say the Secret Service got involved in a love triangle when a New York man falsely reported that his rival planned to kill President Barack Obama. Medina allegedly made an anonymous 911 call on Aug. 29 accusing the other man of planning to attack Obama, who was coming to Westchester County that day.


  16. Schneiderman outspending Cahill for TV adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | 13WHAM

    Campaign finance reports show New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman outspending Republican challenger John Cahill on television ads with voting next week. Filings show Schneiderman, a Manhattan attorney and former state senator, spending $2.16 million over the past three weeks with SKDKnickerbocker and $250,000 with Berlin Rosen for advertising.


  17. NY man gets 130 years in prison for 2 killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | 13WHAM

    A New York man who eluded capture for two years in the killing of two people by disguising himself as a woman has been sentenced to 13- years in prison. He was convicted in June of killing two people and injuring four others during a home invasion in Yonkers on July 6, 2010.


  18. Yonkers student diagnosed with children's virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | 13WHAM

    Yonkers school officials say an elementary school student has been diagnosed with a sometime severe respiratory virus affecting hundreds of children around the country. Spokeswoman Jerilynne Fierstein tells the Journal News that the district learned over the weekend that a Cedar Place Elementary School child had been diagnosed with enterovirus D68.


  19. Yonkers teen accused of robbing 2 banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | 13WHAM

    Police accuse Jeremiah Johnson of robbing a Chase bank on Main Street in Yonkers on Friday and a Webster Bank on McLean Avenue on Tuesday. According to the Journal News , Johnson was arrested on Wednesday and charged with two counts of felony robbery.


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