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New Update: More Details Emerge About Stabbing At High School In Westchester New Update: More Details Emerge About Stabbing At High School In Westchester
New Update: More Details Emerge About Stabbing At High School In Westchester Authorities have released more information about those involved in a stabbing at a Westchester County high school, including details about the young suspect.  The incident happened on Thursday, May 9 around 2:45 p.m. at Mount Vernon High School, when a fight broke out among several students, according to city officials. Earlier Report - Young Person Stabbed At High School In Westchester: Suspect In Custody The fight eventually resulted in a 15-year-old boy sustaining several stab wounds. Mount Vernon Police soon arrived at the school and found the victim before he was taken to Ja…
Young Person Stabbed At High School In Westchester: Suspect In Custody Young Person Stabbed At High School In Westchester: Suspect In Custody
Young Person Stabbed At High School In Westchester: Suspect In Custody A suspect is in custody following a stabbing at a Westchester high school that left one person hospitalized.  New, updated report - New Update: More Details Emerge About Stabbing At High School In Westchester The incident happened on Thursday, May 9 around 2:45 p.m., when a stabbing was reported at Mount Vernon High School, according to city officials. Arriving police found a youth victim with multiple stab wounds who was soon taken to Jacobi Medical Center.  They are now in stable condition, officials said. One suspect was apprehended at the scene by police. The Mount Ver…
Woman Stabs Herself In Chest In Westchester: Police Investigating Woman Stabs Herself In Chest In Westchester: Police Investigating
Woman Stabs Herself In Chest In Westchester: Police Investigating A 75-year-old woman was hospitalized after stabbing herself in the chest in Westchester, prompting a police investigation.  The incident happened on Tuesday, May 7 just before 1 a.m., when a woman stabbed herself in her abdominal area on Beechwood Avenue in Mount Vernon, according to the city's Director of Communications Timothy Allen.  Arriving police and first responders found the woman bleeding from her injuries and took her to Jacobi Medical Center for treatment.  Mount Vernon Police are now investigating the circumstances around the self-inflicted stabbing, Allen said.&…
Man Hospitalized After Easter Stabbing In Westchester Man Hospitalized After Easter Stabbing In Westchester
Man Hospitalized After Easter Stabbing In Westchester A man was hospitalized following an early morning stabbing near an intersection in Westchester, officials said. The incident happened on Sunday, March 31 just after 2:45 a.m., when a male victim was stabbed multiple times in Mount Vernon near the area of South 4th Avenue and East Sandford Boulevard, according to Mount Vernon city officials.  Arriving first responders found the victim with several stab wounds and quickly rushed him to Jacobi Medical Center, where he is now in stable condition. Mount Vernon Police detectives are now conducting interviews and gathering evidence as they s…
Victim Critically Injured In Stabbing On Street In Westchester: Suspect In Custody Victim Critically Injured In Stabbing On Street In Westchester: Suspect In Custody
Victim Critically Injured In Stabbing On Street In Westchester: Suspect In Custody A man was hospitalized in critical condition following a stabbing that happened on a street in Westchester, officials announced. The incident happened in Mount Vernon on Lorraine Avenue, where a male victim was found with multiple stab wounds, Mount Vernon city officials announced on Friday, March 29.  The man was taken to Jacobi Medical Center, where he remains in critical condition.  A suspect was later taken into custody in connection with the stabbing. Their name and charges have not been released.  The investigation into the incident is still ongoing, officials said. A…
15-Year-Old Boy Stabbed At Elementary School Playground In Westchester 15-Year-Old Boy Stabbed At Elementary School Playground In Westchester
15-Year-Old Boy Stabbed At Elementary School Playground In Westchester A 15-year-old boy was hospitalized after being stabbed in the playground of an elementary school in Westchester.  The incident happened on Tuesday, March 26 just before 4 p.m., when a teenage boy was stabbed in the playground of Rebecca Turner Elementary School in Mount Vernon at 625 South 4th Ave., according to city officials. The boy was then taken to Jacobi Medical Center for treatment, where he is now in stable condition.  More information about the incident has not been released.  The investigation into the stabbing is now ongoing. Anyone with information about the inc…
New Update: ID Released For Man Killed After Fire Breaks Out At Westchester Residence New Update: ID Released For Man Killed After Fire Breaks Out At Westchester Residence
New Update: ID Released For Man Killed After Fire Breaks Out At Westchester Residence This story has been updated.  A man was found dead during a search of a Westchester residence that went up in flames, officials announced.  The incident began on Saturday, March 16 just before 9:30 a.m., when a blaze ignited at a Mount Vernon residence at 449 South Third Ave. Firefighters soon arrived at the scene and began battling the blaze, finding heavy flames coming from the residence's first floor, according to Mount Vernon Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard.  Because of the intense flames, it was difficult for crews to thoroughly search the building.  During a secon…
Suspect Nabbed After Stabbing Woman Found Screaming For Help In Westchester: Police Suspect Nabbed After Stabbing Woman Found Screaming For Help In Westchester: Police
Suspect Nabbed After Stabbing Woman Found Screaming For Help In Westchester: Police A man has been apprehended following a stabbing that resulted in a woman being found bloodied on a public street in Westchester, officials announced.  The arrest stemmed from an incident on Saturday, Dec. 2 just before 5:30 p.m., when the woman was heard screaming for help in Mount Vernon in the area of South 8th Avenue and West Sandford Boulevard, according to Mount Vernon Director of Communications Timothy Allen.  Mount Vernon Police officers soon found the victim walking east on West Sandford Boulevard while wearing a bloodied shirt and bleeding from the head. She appeared to h…
Update: Teen Driver In Crash That Killed Westchester Sergeant Won't Be Tried In Criminal Court Update: Teen Driver In Crash That Killed Westchester Sergeant Won't Be Tried In Criminal Court
Update: Teen Driver In Crash That Killed Westchester Sergeant Won't Be Tried In Criminal Court A 16-year-old who is charged in connection to a crash that killed a beloved police sergeant in Westchester will be charged in Family Court rather than criminal court, authorities announced. The development in the case, which centered around the December 2022 crash that killed Yonkers Police Department Det. Sgt. Frank Gualdino, was announced by the Yonkers Police Department on Thursday, Nov. 30. A 16-year-old Yonkers boy had been criminally charged with one count of criminally negligent homicide in connection to the crash in late October. However, the boy's case will now be transferred …
16-Year-Old Charged In Crash That Killed Beloved Sergeant In Westchester: 'Painful, Difficult' 16-Year-Old Charged In Crash That Killed Beloved Sergeant In Westchester: 'Painful, Difficult'
16-Year-Old Charged In Crash That Killed Beloved Sergeant In Westchester: 'Painful, Difficult' A 16-year-old has been criminally charged with a felony in connection to a Westchester crash that killed a beloved longtime police sergeant and Putnam County resident.  After a nearly 11-month investigation into a December 2022 crash that killed Yonkers Police Department Det. Sgt. Frank Gualdino, a 16-year-old Yonkers boy accused of causing the incident has been charged, Yonkers Police announced on Monday, Oct. 30.  On the day of the crash, Thursday, Dec. 1 around 3:30 p.m., Yonkers officers responded to the Sprain Brook Parkway overpass on Tuckahoe Road to a reported cr…
Man Hospitalized After Westchester Shooting, Refuses To Cooperate: Suspect At Large, Police Say Man Hospitalized After Westchester Shooting, Refuses To Cooperate: Suspect At Large, Police Say
Man Hospitalized After Westchester Shooting, Refuses To Cooperate: Suspect At Large, Police Say Authorities are investigating a shooting in Westchester that hospitalized a man who later refused to cooperate with detectives, police said. The incident happened on Monday, Oct. 16 around 11 p.m., when police responded to the area of South 7th Avenue and West 5th Street in Mount Vernon for a report of shots fired, Mount Vernon Director of Communications Timothy Allen said. Arriving officers quickly searched the scene and failed to find any witnesses or evidence regarding the shooting. Around an hour later though, authorities were told that a shooting victim had arrived at the Jacobi M…
Officers Use Tourniquet To Save Life Of Man Struck By Car In Westchester Officers Use Tourniquet To Save Life Of Man Struck By Car In Westchester
Officers Use Tourniquet To Save Life Of Man Struck By Car In Westchester A man's life was saved thanks to the quick action of two officers who tended to his severe injury after he was struck by a vehicle in Westchester.  The incident happened on Saturday, Aug. 26 just before 4:30 a.m., when two Mount Vernon Police officers responded to the corner of Union Avenue and East 3rd Street on a report of a pedestrian being struck by a car.  According to the Mount Vernon Police Association, one of the officers quickly realized that the man had several cuts and an open fracture on his left leg. The officer then removed the man's clothing and fashioned a tourniqu…
Man Fatally Stabs Store Owner After Stealing Hat In Westchester, Gets Decades In Prison Man Fatally Stabs Store Owner After Stealing Hat In Westchester, Gets Decades In Prison
Man Fatally Stabs Store Owner After Stealing Hat In Westchester, Gets Decades In Prison A 24-year-old man will spend more than two decades in prison for fatally stabbing a Westchester store owner in front of his wife after being confronted for stealing a hat.  Yonkers resident Tyrese Shubrick, age 24, was sentenced to 21 years in state prison for the 2021 killing of Yonkers resident and clothing store owner Ruben Martinez Campos, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Thursday, Aug. 24.  Earlier Report - Suspect Nabbed In Fatal Stabbing Of Westchester Store Owner According to the DA's Office, on April 20, 2021, around 5:40…
16-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car In Westchester 16-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car In Westchester
16-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car In Westchester A 16-year-old girl was taken to a hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Westchester.  The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 23, when a 16-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car in Mount Vernon at the corner of Gramatan Avenue and East Grand Street, according to the city's Director of Communications Timothy Allen.  The girl was then taken to Jacobi Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, Allen said.  No criminal charges were filed following the crash. 
28-Year-Old Man Shot By MTA Tracks In Westchester: Suspect Still At Large, Police Say 28-Year-Old Man Shot By MTA Tracks In Westchester: Suspect Still At Large, Police Say
28-Year-Old Man Shot By MTA Tracks In Westchester: Suspect Still At Large, Police Say Authorities are searching for whoever was involved in an early morning shooting that left a 28-year-old man injured in Westchester.  The incident happened on Thursday, July 27 around 6:45 a.m., when Mount Vernon Police responded to the area of 37 Pearl St. near Metro-North New Haven line tracks after receiving a report of a shooting. According to Mount Vernon city officials, arriving officers found 28-year-old Mount Vernon resident Camron Jackson with a gunshot wound to his right shoulder. Jackson was then taken to  Jacobi Medical Center and is expected to make a full recover…
Worker Shot While Collecting Garbage In Westchester: Suspect At Large Worker Shot While Collecting Garbage In Westchester: Suspect At Large
Worker Shot While Collecting Garbage In Westchester: Suspect At Large Authorities are searching for a suspect who shot a public works employee in Westchester while they were collecting garbage.  The incident happened on Friday, July 7 just before 8:30 a.m., when Mount Vernon Police responded to the area of 50 North Terrace Ave. for a reported shooting, according to Mount Vernon Director of Communications Timothy Allen.  Once officers arrived at the scene of the shooting, they found 25-year-old Daquan Moore, a Mount Vernon Department of Public Works employee, with gunshot wounds to both of his legs. Moore was then taken to Jacobi Medical Center,…
New Update: Police ID 20-Year-Old Victim Of Westchester Crash New Update: Police ID 20-Year-Old Victim Of Westchester Crash
New Update: Police ID 20-Year-Old Victim Of Westchester Crash Police have identified the 20-year-old Westchester man who was killed in a violent crash that left his passenger in critical condition. The crash took place around 11:40 p.m., Monday, July 3 at 1420 West Boston Post Road (Route 1) in the town of Mamaroneck. The driver who was killed was Anthony Diosdado, a resident of New Rochelle. The front-seat passenger, Andy Romeo Fuentes, age 18, also of New Rochelle, remains in critical condition at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, said Capt. James Maher, of the Town of Mamaroneck Police. Earlier report: New Update: 20-Year-Old Dead, 1…
Family Suing Westchester City, School, Police Over Cheerleading Stabbing Attack Family Suing Westchester City, School, Police Over Cheerleading Stabbing Attack
Family Suing Westchester City, School, Police Over Cheerleading Stabbing Attack The family of a cheerleader who was stabbed during an attack at a high school parade event in Westchester that killed her friend plans to sue the city, the school district, and the police department. Attorney Lauren P. Raysor announced on Friday, June 23 in Mount Vernon, the lawsuit will be filed on behalf of Nicole Duncan, the mother of Mainece Simpson, a student at Mount Vernon High School and a member of the school’s cheerleading team who was stabbed numerous times by a rival cheerleader but survived.  Officials said that shortly before 4 p.m. on Friday, April 8, 2022, in Mount Vern…
Woman Stabs Man In Chest During Knife Fight At Plaza In Westchester: Officials Woman Stabs Man In Chest During Knife Fight At Plaza In Westchester: Officials
Woman Stabs Man In Chest During Knife Fight At Plaza In Westchester: Officials A 33-year-old woman faces numerous charges after allegedly stabbing a man near a public plaza in Westchester.  The incident happened on Thursday, June 1 around 7:45 p.m., when Mount Vernon Police were sent to the area of Petrillo Plaza on East Prospect Avenue after receiving a report of a fight involving a knife, according to the city's Director of Communications Timothy Allen.  After arriving at the scene, officers found a 39-year-old man profusely bleeding from stab wounds to his chest and began rendering medical aid to him. The victim was then transported to Jacobi Medical…
Teen Fatally Shot: Suspect Tried To Escape On Plane To Jamaica, Westchester DA Says Teen Fatally Shot: Suspect Tried To Escape On Plane To Jamaica, Westchester DA Says
Teen Fatally Shot: Suspect Tried To Escape On Plane To Jamaica, Westchester DA Says A man who allegedly fatally shot an 18-year-old in Westchester tried to escape justice by lighting his car on fire and attempting to board a plane to Jamaica, officials said.  Mount Vernon resident Akeem Grant, age 33, was arraigned in Westchester County Court on Thursday, May 18 on an indictment charging him with the murder of 18-year-old Tamani Turner in Mount Vernon, according to Westchester County District Attorney Miriam Rocah.  Earlier Report - Murder Of Teen In Mount Vernon: 33-Year-Old Suspect Apprehended According to the District Attorney's Office, on Thursday,…
Stabbing Victim Found Near Daycare Center In Westchester, Officials Say Stabbing Victim Found Near Daycare Center In Westchester, Officials Say
Stabbing Victim Found Near Daycare Center In Westchester, Officials Say A man with a criminal history dating back to the 1980s faces more charges after allegedly stabbing a man in the chest in Westchester, officials said.  The incident happened on Tuesday, May 9 around 11:45 a.m., when police responded to the area of 161 South 2nd Ave. on a report of a man stabbed in the chest, according to Mount Vernon Director of Communications Timothy Allen.  Once they arrived at the address, which is down the street from Mt. Vernon Daycare Center at 151 South 2nd Ave., officers found 37-year-old Karoy Chandler with a stab wound to the upper right side of his chest…
20-Year-Old Charged In Multiple Violent Crimes In Westchester, Police Say 20-Year-Old Charged In Multiple Violent Crimes In Westchester, Police Say
20-Year-Old Charged In Multiple Violent Crimes In Westchester, Police Say A 20-year-old man faces numerous charges for four violent incidents in Westchester, including a stabbing that happened down the street from an elementary school, police said.  The arrest happened on Thursday, May 4, when police received a report of a man threatening a victim with a knife in Mount Vernon in the area of South 5th Avenue and West 3rd Street around 7:45 a.m., according to Mount Vernon Police.  Earlier Report - Man Stabbed In Attempted Robbery Near School In Mount Vernon, Officials Say When officers arrived at the scene, they found Mount Vernon resident Reyn…
Man Stabbed In Attempted Robbery Near School In Westchester, Officials Say Man Stabbed In Attempted Robbery Near School In Westchester, Officials Say
Man Stabbed In Attempted Robbery Near School In Westchester, Officials Say Authorities are searching for a suspect who stabbed a man repeatedly in an attempted robbery incident down the street from an elementary school in Westchester, officials said.  The incident happened on Tuesday, May 2 around 12:30 p.m., when Mount Vernon Police responded to a report of a man stabbed at 36 West Fifth St., down the street from Cecil H. Parker Elementary School, according to Mount Vernon Director of Communications Timothy Allen.  Once they arrived at the scene, police found 44-year-old Derek Fox of Yonkers suffering from stab wounds to his right arm and the right side…
Suspect At Large: Shooting Leaves Woman Injured In Westchester, Officials Say Suspect At Large: Shooting Leaves Woman Injured In Westchester, Officials Say
Suspect At Large: Shooting Leaves Woman Injured In Westchester, Officials Say Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect of a shooting that left a woman hospitalized in Westchester, officials said.  The incident happened on Friday, April 21 around 5:30 p.m., when police in Mount Vernon were notified of a shooting at 4 West 3rd St., according to Mount Vernon Director of Communications Timothy Allen.  Once they arrived at the scene, police found 45-year-old Christie Tovia with a gunshot wound to her right hand. Officers then gave medical aid to Tovia before she was taken to Jacobi Medical Center to receive treatment for…
22-Year-Old Killed In Wrong-Way Crash Was 'One-Of-A-Kind Soul' From Bedford Hills 22-Year-Old Killed In Wrong-Way Crash Was 'One-Of-A-Kind Soul' From Bedford Hills
22-Year-Old Killed In Wrong-Way Crash Was 'One-Of-a-kind Soul' From Bedford Hills A 22-year-old woman who was killed in a head-on, wrong-way crash on a highway in Westchester is being remembered for her sweet, caring, and adventurous nature.  Bedford Hills resident Isabel Steger, age 22, was killed on Sunday, April 9 when her 2020 Honda Civic was hit head-on around 4:40 a.m. on Interstate 87 near Exit 1 in Yonkers, according to New York State Police.  Earlier Report - New Update: ID Released Of Woman Killed In Wrong-Way, Head-On Crash In Yonkers In the weeks since her death, hundreds of people have come together to raise tens of thousands of dollars …
New Update: ID Of Bedford Hills Woman Killed In Wrong-Way, Head-On Crash Released New Update: ID Of Bedford Hills Woman Killed In Wrong-Way, Head-On Crash Released
New Update: ID Of Bedford Hills Woman Killed In Wrong-Way, Head-On Crash Released The identity of those involved in a serious wrong-way crash on a highway in Westchester, including a 22-year-old woman who was killed, have been released by authorities.  Bedford Hills resident Isabel Steger, age 22, was killed on Sunday, April 9 when her 2020 Honda Civic was hit head-on around 4:40 a.m. on Interstate 87 near Exit 1 in Yonkers, according to New York State Police.  Earlier Report - Wrong-Way, Head-On Crash: Person Killed In Collision Between SUV, Car In Yonkers Steger's vehicle was hit by an Acura MDX that had been traveling the wrong way in the nor…
Double-Fatal Crash Caused By Drunk Driver In Westchester: Here's How Long Her Sentence Is Double-Fatal Crash Caused By Drunk Driver In Westchester: Here's How Long Her Sentence Is
Double-Fatal Crash Caused By Drunk Driver In Westchester: Here's How Long Her Sentence Is A woman will serve prison time after causing the deaths of two passengers while driving drunk in Westchester.  Pelham resident Bethzy Higueros, age 23, was sentenced to one to three years in prison on Wednesday, April 5 for driving drunk and causing a crash that killed two of her friends in Mamaroneck in April 2021, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced.  Earlier Report - Westchester Woman Indicted For Drunk Driving Crash That Killed Two On the day of the crash, April 11, 2021, around 2:40 a.m., Higueros had been driving over 80 mph on Boston …
Man Hits Victim In Face With Hammer Repeatedly In Westchester: Here's His Sentence Man Hits Victim In Face With Hammer Repeatedly In Westchester: Here's His Sentence
Man Hits Victim In Face With Hammer Repeatedly In Westchester: Here's His Sentence A man will spend more than a decade in prison after attacking a victim with a brick and hammer in Westchester, causing them to need facial reconstruction surgery. Yonkers resident Juan Rodriguez, age 38, was sentenced to 15 years in state prison on Thursday, March 30 for attacking a man with a brick and hammer before robbing him in March 2021, according to Westchester County District Attorney Miriam Rocah.  On the day of the attack, March 1, 2021, around 3:45 p.m., Rodriguez hid behind a tree while the victim, who he knew, walked by him on the sidewalk on Riverdale Avenue in …
Suspect On Loose After 20-Year-Old Shot Near Health Center In Westchester Suspect On Loose After 20-Year-Old Shot Near Health Center In Westchester
Suspect On Loose After 20-Year-Old Shot Near Health Center In Westchester Authorities are searching for a suspect who shot a 20-year-old in Westchester, causing him to be hospitalized, police said.  The incident happened on Thursday, March 23 around 6:15 p.m., when police in Mount Vernon responded to the area of 107 West 4th St. for a reported shooting, where the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Health Center is located.  Once arriving at the scene, officers found 20-year-old Mount Vernon resident Jaheim Vassel with a gunshot wound to his leg. Vassel was then taken to Jacobi Medical Center and will likely make a full recovery, according to …
Double-Fatal Crash: 20-Year-Old Charged After Hitting Tree Head-On In Westchester Double-Fatal Crash: 20-Year-Old Charged After Hitting Tree Head-On In Westchester
Double-Fatal Crash: 20-Year-Old Charged After Hitting Tree Head-On In Westchester A man has been charged after driving over 100 miles per hour without headlights and hitting a tree head-on in Westchester County, killing two passengers, authorities just announced.  Mount Vernon resident Anthony Rose, age 20, was charged with causing the December 2021 crash and arraigned on Thursday, Jan. 26 in court, according to Westchester County District Attorney Miriam Rocah.  On Dec. 18, 2021, around 5:30 a.m., Rose and three other passengers were driving on the Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon. Rose started driving at high speeds over 100 mph without his headlights tur…
Fugitive Who Shot Man In Head In Westchester Caught Out Of State, Police Say Fugitive Who Shot Man In Head In Westchester Caught Out Of State, Police Say
Fugitive Who Shot Man In Head In Westchester Caught Out Of State, Police Say A man who shot a victim in the head in Westchester County and then fled the state has been caught by authorities, police said.  Earlier Report - Man Found Lying On Ground With Gunshot Wound To Head In Westchester County, Officials Say Richmond, Virginia resident Delvauna "Randy" Brown, age 40, has been charged with shooting Yonkers resident Garfield Morgan in the head in Mount Vernon on Monday, Dec. 19, according to Mount Vernon Police.  Authorities started searching for Brown after discovering Morgan, age 48, on the ground with a gunshot wound to the right side of his head …