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  1. Westchester Native Goes Viral As 'Jeopardy!' Win Streak Continues

    Maybe it's the suits. Or his intense dislike of the band, Eagles. Or the devil-may-care approach to Daily Doubles.Either way, Austin Rogers, who grew up in Pound Ridge, has become a national sensation as his winning streak on "Jeopardy" has reached seven games and he's won $278,300. Rogers goes…
  2. Investigation Leads To Prison Time For Mount Vernon Financial Schemer

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A Westchester County con man is heading to prison after perpetrating multiple schemes in an attempt to steal more than $75,000.Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced on Thursday that 21-year-old Mount Vernon resident Nygel Joseph has been…
  3. Become A Master Chef At Community College's Four-Part Cooking Series

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Westchester Community College Foundation is cooking up something delicious. This fall, the college is hosting a four-part, public cooking demonstration for to help support a good cause. The college's Great Chefs of Westchester Series will feature cooking d…
  4. Westchester Hedge Fund Manager Charged In $19M Ponzi Scheme

    This story has been updated.A hedge fund manager from Northern Westchester was arrested Thursday morning and charged with securities fraud and wire fraud arising out of his execution of a $19 million Ponzi scheme, authorities said.Pound Ridge resident Michael Scronic, 46, will appear before U.S. …
  5. Westchester Musicians Rock To Rebuild In Rye

    RYE, N.Y. -- Musicians from Westchester will be performing in Rye later this month at a benefit concert for those impacted by the recent hurricanes.Rock2Rebuild is hosting a concert from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22 at Shenorock Shore Club at 475 Stuyvesant Avenue. Performers include The B…
  6. Closures Scheduled For Saw Mill During Construction

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - There will be overnight lane closures on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Westchester for several weeks as crews complete contracting work in the area of Pleasantville and Mount Pleasant.An alert has been issued to motorists advising that the northbound and southbound Saw…
  7. Police Identify Human Skeletal Remains Found Wrapped In Westchester Carpet

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police have identified the person whose skeletonized remains were found wrapped in a rolled up carpet in Yonkers earlier this year.Police were dispatched to 165 Bruce Ave. at approximately 4:30 p.m. on June 5, where there were reports of the remains. Preliminary…
  8. Family Disagreement To Blame For Wife Owing $46K In Taxes, Latimer Says

    RYE, N.Y. -- George Latimer, the Democratic candidate for Westchester county executive, said a family disagreement is to blame for a home owned by his wife owing more than $46,000 in back taxes to the City of Rye.Latimer's mother-in-law Alice Phelps passed away in 2012, and since then his wife's…
  9. New York Native ID'd In Las Vegas Mass Shooting Was Father Of Six

    A New York native is among the 59 dead and more than 500 injured during the country's worst mass shooting event when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday.John Phippen, who is originally from Hempstead in Nassau County, was at the festival with his son Travis,…
  10. Yonkers Sign Stealer Tracked Down, Busted By Police In Bronxville

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A Yonkers man was arrested following an investigation by police in Bronxville over a stolen sign.A Paxton Avenue business owner reported to police on Sept. 27 that a sign valued at approximately $400 was stolen from the street in front of his establishment, prompting…
  11. Scarsdale Father Allegedly Punches Son For Inappropriately Touching Wife

    A man in Scarsdale is facing multiple charges after allegedly striking his son several times after he allegedly inappropriately touched his wife.Officers were dispatched to a Nelson Road home on Sept. 30, where there were reports of a domestic dispute.Upon arrival, police said that they…
  12. Teen Arrested After Alleged Accidental Fatal Shooting In Yonkers

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A teenager is in custody after allegedly fatally shooting a 16-year-old from Yonkers in the chestPolice were dispatched to the 200 block of Warburton Avenue at approximately 4:20 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 24, where there were multiple reports of a shooting incident in the…
  13. 17-Year-Old Accused Of Shooting At Grandmother In Mount Vernon

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A teenager is facing a felony charge after allegedly shooting a gun at his grandmother when she attempted to kick him out of her Mount Vernon home.Alquane Atkinson, 17, of Mount Vernon was arrested last week and charged with first-degree attempted assault after firing…
  14. Westchester Native Stars On 'Jeopardy!'

    The answer: This Westchester native has become the latest "Jeopardy!" contestant to win over America.The question: Who is Austin Rogers?Rogers, who lived in Westchester when his dad worked as a park ranger at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation is on a six-game winning streak, having won $257,000.The…
  15. Guatemalan Man Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Abuse Charges In Mamaroneck

    Following his extradition from Guatemala earlier this year on a bench warrant that was issued in Mamaroneck nearly two decades ago, a 50-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a child sexual abuse charge.Luis Ortiz was extradited in May and returned to the Mamaroneck Village Court on a bench warrant…
  16. Multi-Million Dollar, Multi-Use Mount Vernon Development Opens

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - After more than two years of construction, a multi-million dollar, transit-oriented development has opened its doors to residents in Mount Vernon.Developers and local officials recently celebrated the grand opening of The Modern, a $31.5 million, multi-use,…
  17. Astorino, Latimer Set For First County Exec Debate

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The gloves are about to come off.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and his Democratic challenger Senator George Latimer will be participating in their first head to head debate next Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Reckson Center at 360 Hamilton…
  18. Latimer: No More Gun Shows On County Property

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The massacre in Las Vegas has led to renewed calls to end gun shows on Westchester County property.George Latimer, Democratic candidate for County Executive and a state senator, led a rally in front of the Westchester County Center calling for County Executive Rob Astorino…
  19. Third Eye Blind Performing At Capitol Theatre

    How's it going to be when you see Third Eye Blind perform in Port Chester?The popular pop-rock band is performing at The Capitol Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m.The band spent this summer honoring the 20th anniversary of their self-titled debut album, which included the hit songs "Jumper,"…
  20. Jazz It Up In Tarrytown With Music Forum's Expanded Dinner Menu

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Homemade Italian meatballs, Caesar salad with chicken or salmon and affogato have been added to the menu at the Jazz Forum, the four-month-old jazz club in Tarrytown.While the menu was always created to be light bites -- it's the music that's the big draw -- proprietors Mark…