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  1. To The Rescue: Police Officers Help Corral Loose Iguana In WestchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Police officers from the 3rd Precinct in Yonkers were flagged by a local resident on Thursday afternoon, when an iguana was spotted and was on the loose in the area. The officers were able to corral the "not-so-little" reptile, and snapped some photos.

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  2. Westchester Man Gets Prison Time For Attempting To Kill Ex With An Ice PickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 30 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A Westchester man is going to spend a decade behind bars after pleading guilty to attempted murder after he stabbed his former girlfriend more than a dozen times with an ice pick in the stomach and chest in Hastings-on-Hudson. Yonkers resident David Rojas, 39, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for second-degree attempted murder, a violent felony, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr., announced on Monday.

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  3. Sentencing Adjourned For Man Facing Attempted Murder Charge In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A 22-year-old man already facing life in prison for his role in a 12-hour crime spree last year in Westchester had his court case adjourned for one month on Tuesday after his guilty plea to attempted murder following shooting incidents in Mount Vernon and Yonkers. Mount Vernon resident Allen Copeland pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon, both violent felonies, in May, for his role into two incidents that took place last year.

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  4. Mount Vernon Man To Be Sentenced For Attempted MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A 22-year-old man already facing life in prison for his role in a 12-hour crime spree last year in Westchester is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty to attempted murder following shooting incidents in Mount Vernon and Yonkers. Mount Vernon resident Allen Copeland pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon, both violent felonies, in May, for his role into two incidents that took place last year.

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  5. Issues Force Newly Renovated Sprain Ridge Pool To Close For Entire SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Despite reopening with "great fanfare and optimism" last year, the recently renovated Sprain Ridge Poll will be closed for the entire summer season after it was deemed not to be structurally sound. Westchester County Executive George Latimer announced on Wednesday that in an attempt to reopen the pool in Yonkers before July 4 last year, contractors rushed work at the pool, which resulted in structural issues.

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  6. 25-Year-Old Sentenced For Armed Robbery Of Two Men In WestchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A 24-year-old man from Westchester is heading to prison after being found guilty for his role in an armed robbery with his teenage cohort. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced on Thursday that Yonkers resident Lamont McLean has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for the armed robbery of two men.

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  7. Central Avenue Gas Station Robbery Suspect Found GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A man who terrorized a gas station during several armed robberies over the span of more than four months has been found guilty by a jury following a trial in Westchester County Court. On Wednesday, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced that that Bronx resident Gregory Harris, 41, has been found guilty of multiple counts of robbery related to four incidents at the same Central Park Avenue in Yonkers in 2016.

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  8. Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing Women At Mount Vernon Train StationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A 47-year-old man may spend the rest of his life behind bars after admitting to robbing two women at a Westchester Metro-North station while brandishing a box cutter. Arthur Branch of Yonkers has pleaded guilty to a felony count of second-degree armed robbery dating back to an incident in 2016 at the Mount Vernon station, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced on Thursday.

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  9. Yonkers Police, USPS Issue Alert Following Latest Mail Fishing IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    The Yonkers Police Department and United States Postal Service are investigating the latest round of mail theft in the city following several reports of missing or lost items. Police issued a public safety alert on Tuesday afternoon following several new instances of mail theft that took place at approximately 2 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29 in the area of South Broadway and Riverdale Avenue.

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  10. Man Sentenced In Mother's Fatal Stabbing In WestchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A 29-year-old man is heading to prison for a quarter of a century after pleading guilty to killing his mother. Westchester County District Attorney announced on Wednesday that Andre Coverdale, 29, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to a felony charge of first-degree manslaughter in March in the stabbing death of his mother, Dawne McCray in Yonkers.

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  11. Cross County Shopping Center Unveils Summer Fest LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Westchester residents are invited to enjoy the sunshine and fun at Cross County Shopping Center's 8th Annual Summer Fest. Summer -- which begins earlier than usual in Yonkers: This year it runs from mid-May through August.

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  12. DA: Mount Vernon Man Who Lured Teen Into His Home Charged With Sex AbuseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A 39-year-old man is behind bars and facing a sex abuse charge after luring a teenager into his home by using an app on the pretense he was looking for a dog sitter, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced Thursday. Once in his home, of Charles Johnson of Mount Vernon solicited sex and forcibly groped the female victim, Scarpino said.

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  13. Westchester Restauranteur Will Be Chef Finalist On Food Network Star ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Christian Petroni of Rye Brook is featured as a contestant on the new season of Food Network Star hosted by Giada De Laurentiis and Bobby Flay, and premiering on June 10. Petroni is the co-owner of the Fortina restaurants in Armonk, Yonkers, Rye Brook, Brooklyn and Stamford. He won Season 4 of "Chopped" and has been a judge on the Food Network show.

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  14. Promoter Shipped Thousands Of Pounds Of Pot To Yonkers, Prosecutor SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    An entertainment producer from New Jersey shipped thousands of pounds of marijuana for sale hidden in musical speakers from the West Coast to Yonkers and elsewhere, said authorities who busted him and two accused accomplices in a special operation. Oscar Holguin, 38, was arrested in the Central Jersey town of Carteret, just off the New Jersey Turnpike, where authorities said he was assisted by 27-year-old local barmaid Natalie Stojano.

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  15. Westchester Worker Gets $2M After Suit For DiscriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Just weeks after a Yonkers sugar refinery worker won a $13.4 million lawsuit against American Sugar Refining - the maker of Domino's Sugar - a second employee has won a lawsuit claiming workplace discrimination. A jury in the Southern District of New York awarded a $2.35 million settlement to Claude Lewis, a former employee at the company's Yonkers factory for nearly three decades.

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  16. Dems Gain Numerical State Senate Edge With Two Special Election WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Strong Democratic victories by Democrats in Westchester County and the Bronx give that political party a one-seat Senate majority. But Republicans will stay in charge through the end of the legislative session in June because of an alliance with Democratic Sen. Simcha Felder of Brooklyn.

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  17. Former Westchester Doctor Charged With Stealing $500K From WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A 69-year-old former physician has been charged with grand larceny for stealing more than $500,000 from a 97-year-old woman, according to Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. Peter Corines of Eastchester was charged Tuesday following an investigation into the theft which took place during a two-week period in November 2017, the DA's office said. The felony complaint against Corines says that the former doctor stole from Bernice Judd Porter of Yonkers by falsely claiming to be her power of attorney or pretending to be her on the phone or online with numerous financial institutions where the victim had accounts, the DA's office said.

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  18. Police Bust Pair Involved In Alleged $500,000 Eastchester BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A multi-agency police investigation into the theft of more than $500,000 in cash and jewelry from a Westchester residence has led to the apprehension of two men and the recovery of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Eastchester Police Chief Timothy Bonci announced the arrests of Bronx residents Asan Sefuloski, 28, and Morris Santaniello, 64, on Tuesday, who are facing burglary charges for their alleged role in the burglary of a Garth Road apartment earlier this month.

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  19. 'Sexually Violent,' 'Predicate' Sex Offender Reports Move In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A registered "sexually violent" and "predicate sex" offender accused of sodomizing and raping a woman more than three decades ago has reported an address change in Westchester County. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services issued an alert on Tuesday to Westchester residents regarding the residency of 63-year-old Walter Kearney, who has moved from an apartment in Yonkers to a residence on Franklin Avenue in mount Vernon.

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  20. Police Dish Out 45 Tickets In Latest Westchester Speed Enforcement DetailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Nearly 50 tickets were doled out during a special speed enforcement detail conducted by New York State Police troopers on the Sprain Brook Parkway in northern Westchester on Tuesday. During the special detail on Tuesday, April 3, troopers in Greenburgh, Mount Pleasant and Yonkers dished out 45 tickets, including 31 that cited motorists for speeding.

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