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  1. Two Yonkers cops plead guilty to perjury, official misconductRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Empire State News

    WHITE PLAINS Former Yonkers City Police officer Neil Vera pled guilty in Westchester County Court on Thursday to felony perjury and two counts of misdemeanor official misconduct. On March 21, 2014, Vera, a former Yonkers Housing Unit officer, working with Koch, a narcotics detective, swore falsely in a statement that was made in an application for a search warrant for 141 School Street, apartment 3 in Yonkers.

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  2. Leader of contraband cigarettes trafficking conspiracy gets federal prison timeRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | Empire State News

    NEW YORK A Westchester County man was sentenced to 7 years in federal prison for organizing and leading a conspiracy to distribute untaxed cigarettes in and around Westchester County and New York City. Mohammed Alazzam, 49, was also convicted of bail jumping.

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  3. Wrong-way driver charged with vehicular manslaughter in death of NYPD officerRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Empire State News

    WHITE PLAINS The Yonkers man who drove his car the wrong way on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the Town of Greenburgh, killing the driver of the other car, has now been charged with felony vehicular manslaughter. Efren Moreano, 20, was northbound in the southbound lanes of the parkway just before 4 a.m. on February 27 when he struck a vehicle driven by off-duty NYPD officer Paul Duncan, 46, of Greenburgh, who died.

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  4. NYPD cop victim of wrong-way crashRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | Empire State News

    GREENBURGH A New York City Cop, who lived in Hartsdale, was killed when a driver, heading the wrong way on the Sprain Brook Parkway, hit him head-on. State Police said the crash occurred just before 4:00 Friday morning when a car driven by Efren Moreano, 20, of Yonkers was northbound in the southbound lane and slammed into the SUV driven by Paul Duncan, 46, who died.

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  5. Yonkers business owner pleads guilty to multi-million dollar payroll tax fraudRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Empire State News

    WHITE PLAINS A Yonkers construction company owner pled guilty in White Plains federal court on Friday to tax fraud charges. Patrick White, who operates R & L Construction Inc., did not report certain employees' wages properly and instead diverted them for personal expenses including homes and gambling.

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  6. Racketeering, violent crimes, narcotics conspiracy, firearms offenses lodged against gang membersRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Empire State News

    WHITE PLAINS Federal authorities on Wednesday charged 13 members and associates of a Yonkers-based street gang with racketeering, violent crimes, narcotics conspiracy and firearms offenses. The superseding indictment alleged the members of the gang, "Grimy Motherf***ers" operated as a racketeer influenced and corrupt organization and charged three related to the murder of Tyrone Arthur on December 27, 2013.

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  7. $25 million to expand pre-k in communities with high student needsRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Empire State News

    New York State has been awarded approximately $25 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Education to support pre-k programs in New York City, Yonkers, Uniondale, Indian River and Port Chester. In addition to being based in communities with high poverty rates, these districts serve high numbers of children who are Dual Language Learners.

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  8. Nyc Dep to fund customer conservation plansRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Empire State News

    NEW YORK The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has earmarked $350,000 to help its largest upstate wholesale water customers develop conservation plans aimed at saving water and money. Development and of the conservation plans will be guided by the local water utilities with assistance from DEP and Water Demand Management, a Colorado company that specializes in demand management for drinking water systems, said DEP spokesman Adam Bosch.

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  9. Man arrested for hanging dead cats from treesRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Empire State News

    YONKERS Authorities arrested a Yonkers man on charges that he illegally disposed of 25 dead cats by placing them in plastic bags and hanging them from trees in Yonkers, a violation of environmental conservation law. Rene Carcamo, 60, of 25 Overlook Terrace was also charged with two counts of animal cruelty for failure to provide medical attention to two kittens, discovered in his possession by the Humane Law Division of the SPCA of Westchester during its investigation in July.

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  10. DWI suspect charged with resisting arrest, assaulting trooperRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Empire State News

    State Police received a call On November 1, at approximately 2:00 a.m of a vehicle northbound on I-684 in the Town of Harrison driving on its rims. The vehicle subsequently struck the guide rail numerous times and punctured its tire.

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  11. Yonkers man arrested for lying about fake threat against the presidentRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Empire State News

    WHITE PLAINS A Yonkers man was arrested on Wednesday at his home facing charges for lying to the US Secret Service about his responsibility for making a fake emergency call about a plot to assassinate the President of the United States. On August 29, President Obama was visiting Westchester County when 911 operators received a call reporting that a former roommate of the caller, later identified as Juan Medina, 30, was traveling to New York with AR-14 and AK-47 firearms to kill the president.

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  12. Two former Yonkers cops charged with perjuryRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Empire State News

    WHITE PLAINS Two former Yonkers city police officers in the narcotics unit have been indicted for allegedly issuing a false statement in an application for a search warrant of an apartment in the city. Neil Vera, 34, of Yonkers, was charged with felony perjury and misdemeanors of falsifying business records, making a punishable false written statement, three counts of official misconduct, and conspiracy.

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