Police In Hudson Valley Shut Down ‘Unlawful’ New York Store

Police In Hudson Valley Shut Down ‘Unlawful’ New York Store

A Hudson Valley store has been shut down by police for alleged crimes. On Thursday, the Yonkers Police Department announced they closed down “another unlawful” business. Yonkers, New York Smoke Shop Shut Down By Police “Another unlawful smoke shop closed down!,” the Yonkers Police Department stated in a press release. Officers from the Yonkers Police … Read more

Yonkers Police Warn of Bears in Community – NBC New York

Yonkers Police Warn of Bears in Community – NBC New York

Bear sightings are stirring up a scare in part of New York on Halloween after neighbors caught the animal on video. Officials in Yonkers issued warnings on Monday hours before kids and teens were expected to start hitting neighborhood houses to trick-or-treat. Police received reports of a sighting in the Lawrence Park neighborhood, in the … Read more

Yonkers Asian Attack Suspect Tammel Esco Pleads Guilty – NBC New York

Yonkers Asian Attack Suspect Tammel Esco Pleads Guilty – NBC New York

A Yonkers man pled guilty to committing a violent hate crime in connection to an attack in which he punched a 67-year-old Asian woman more than 100 times, repeatedly stomping on her upper body as he hurled racial epithets at the helpless woman on the floor, prosecutors say. Tammel Esco, 42, pled guilty to assault … Read more

Piles of trash on major NYC highway prompts complaints in Yonkers

Piles of trash on major NYC highway prompts complaints in Yonkers

The mayor of Yonkers wants New York City to clean up its crap. Mountains of trash are piling up alongside the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx — prompting a flood of complaints, according to Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, whose Westchester County city shares a border with the Big Apple. Photos show debris, including an … Read more

City of Yonkers gets 14,500 applicants after opening affordable housing waitlist for 1st time in 10 years

City of Yonkers gets 14,500 applicants after opening affordable housing waitlist for 1st time in 10 years

YONKERS, New York (WABC) — The City of Yonkers opened its affordable housing waitlist for the first time in 10 years Tuesday. In just two weeks more than 14,500 people applied for the 3,000 available Housing Choice Vouchers. Jordana Hernandez, who is in a wheelchair, currently lives in a senior citizen building with her son … Read more

Ghost Gun Found in Bag Outside NYC School, Yonkers Students Caught With BB Gun – NBC New York

Ghost Gun Found in Bag Outside NYC School, Yonkers Students Caught With BB Gun – NBC New York

Just days after a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers inside an elementary school in Texas, officials at two separate New York City-area schools found students brought firearms to school. In Brooklyn, a ghost gun was found outside the Street Academy School. The weapon was found around 11 a.m., when officials at the Bedford-Stuyvesant … Read more

Yonkers detective recovering after being shot, suspect killed by FBI agent

Yonkers detective recovering after being shot, suspect killed by FBI agent

YONKERS, Westchester County (WABC) — A veteran detective in Westchester County is in the hospital after being shot during a confrontation with a suspect in a Yonkers bodega. The suspect was shot and killed. In Yonkers, this was just the third shooting this year. The detective is being cared for at Jacobi Medical Center with … Read more