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  1. Police: Suburban NYC man shoots self, blames anotherRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    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.

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  2. Saving boy from out-of-control car, NY officer is hit, hurtRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say an officer kept a teenager from being hit by a car as the youth walked along a suburban New York highway, but the officer ended up being hit himself. Police say DeSousa noticed the 15-year-old walking along the Saw Mill River Parkway shoulder in Yonkers and got out of his patrol car to speak with him.

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  3. Document: Golf in America earlier than thoughtRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Post and Courier of Charleston reports the birth of the game in what became the United States had long been dated to 1743. That's when 432 golf balls and 96 clubs were shipped to Charleston businessman David Deas.

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  4. Closed valve means thousands lose water in NYRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Thousands of people in Westchester County lost water service for a few hours when New York City workers closed a major valve without notifying the affected communities. Officials in Yonkers and Mount Vernon initially thought a water main had burst because of Wednesday's sudden drop in water pressure.

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  5. NY man charged in false threat against ObamaRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    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.

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  6. Yonkers student diagnosed with children's virusRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    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.

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  7. New York man gets prison for fatal asphalt tossRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A suburban New York man who killed a driver by throwing a 10-pound chunk of asphalt that crashed through her windshield will spend two to six years in prison.

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