WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Two stories for the news for the week including the Cortlandt couple who won the lottery and the firing of NBC's Matt Lauer for sexual misconduct.
It was easy for four Hudson Valley residents to offer up huge smiles when handed giant checks from the New Lottery making them the area's newest millionaires. Click here to read the story.
The leading morning news anchor on television, NBC "Today" show host and Westchester native Matt Lauer, has been fired over sexual harassment allegations. Click here to read the story.
Some others top stories of the week include (Click on the link to read the entire story):
- A 25-year-old Westchester woman has pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter for driving drunk and killing a 21-year-old Manhattanville College student last year.
- Two members of Lakeland's championship field hockey team will be playing in college next year.
- One of the first signs that change is in the wind in Westchester County is the expected cancellation in January 2018 of a popular -- and unpopular depending on your point of view -- gun and knife show at the public-owned County Center in White Plains.
- A driver received serious injuries during a single-vehicle crash on I-684 after the vehicle was consumed in flames, according to the New York State Police.
- A Pleasantville mom worried that her 11-year-old son is being radicalized by her ex-husband is suing for sole custody of the boy, according to multiple sources.
- Federal prosecutors are withholding “crucial” evidence” in the case against northern Westchester resident Joseph Percoco, a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who is facing federal corruption charges, according to reports.
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