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Girl Found Lying On Sidewalk After Possible Jump From Overpass In Yonkers Girl Found Lying On Sidewalk After Possible Jump From Overpass In Yonkers
Girl Found Lying On Sidewalk After Possible Jump From Overpass In Yonkers Authorities are investigating after a teenage girl was found lying on a sidewalk after possibly jumping from an overpass in Westchester.  The investigation was prompted by an incident on Thursday, March 21 around 10 p.m., when a 15-year-old girl was found on a sidewalk near the pedestrian overpass in Yonkers in the area of 329 Central Park Ave., according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  Arriving officers found the girl uninjured and could not confirm if she had actually jumped or not, as there were no witnesses and the girl was uncooperative in explaini…
4 Teens Caught With Help From K9 In Chase Near Westchester Airport: Police 4 Teens Caught With Help From K9 In Chase Near Westchester Airport: Police
4 Teens Caught With Help From K9 In Chase Near Westchester Airport: Police Four teenagers were apprehended following a pursuit that happened near Westchester County Airport, police said.  The incident began on Saturday, Oct. 21, when a police officer attempted to pull over a vehicle near Westchester County Airport and the driver refused to stop, according to the county's police department.  Soon after this, the car crashed on the entrance ramp to I-684 northbound in Harrison near the airport. The four occupants then got out of the car and ran into the woods in an attempt to flee police, authorities said. Officers from several different agencies soon arr…
Support Pours In For Teens Severely Injured After School Bus, Car Crash In Westchester Support Pours In For Teens Severely Injured After School Bus, Car Crash In Westchester
Support Pours In For Teens Severely Injured After School Bus, Car Crash In Westchester A community is pulling together to help several teenagers who are fighting for their lives after suffering severe injuries in a head-on crash between a car and a school bus in Northern Westchester.  The crash happened on Wednesday, April 26 just before 3 p.m. in New Castle on Lake Road, New Castle Police said.  Earlier Report - New Update: At Least 9 Injured After Head-On New Castle Crash Between School Bus, Car The incident involved a head-on collision between a school bus and a Honda Accord that somehow veered into the southbound lane on Lake Road near Crow Hill Road, inju…
Details Emerge After 2 Shot In Broad Daylight Outside NY Gubernatorial Candidate's Home Details Emerge After 2 Shot In Broad Daylight Outside NY Gubernatorial Candidate's Home
Details Emerge After 2 Shot In Broad Daylight Outside NY Gubernatorial Candidate's Home New details have emerged after two teenagers were injured in a broad-daylight shooting outside the home of New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin, a US Congressman representing parts of Long Island. The incident happened around 2:20 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 in Suffolk County in the hamlet of Shirley. Three teenagers were walking on Saint George Drive West when a dark-colored vehicle went by and an occupant fired multiple gunshots through the vehicle’s window, Suffolk County Police said. Two 17-year-old boys were struck and attempted to hide in the yard of a residence on the str…
Teens Stabbed During Attack By Group Of Women In Hudson Valley, Police Say Teens Stabbed During Attack By Group Of Women In Hudson Valley, Police Say
Teens Stabbed During Attack By Group Of Women In Hudson Valley, Police Say Two teens were hospitalized with stab wounds after being attacked by a group of women outside a Hudson Valley apartment complex. In Orange County, officers from the City of Newburgh Police Department responded to the Varick Homes shortly before 9 p.m. on Monday, March 14, where there was a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, police said that officers located a 16-year-old Newburgh resident who had been stabbed in the left eye, and an 18-year-old from Newburgh who suffered a stab wound to his right hand. The teens said that they were injured after being attacked by a group of females, polic…
Two Teens Face Reckless Driving, Other Charges After Separate Crashes Two Teens Face Reckless Driving, Other Charges After Separate Crashes
Two Teens Face Reckless Driving, Other Charges After Separate Crashes Two teens are facing a host of charges in Fairfield County following the investigation into a pair of crashes that happened minutes apart, authorities announced. At approximately 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 5, police in New Canaan responded to a pair of motor vehicle crashes that occurred within minutes of each other, both on Old Stamford Road. Police said that first, a BMW was traveling south on Old Stamford Road before the teen driver lost control, struck two trees, and crashed. Both the driver - who suffered a “significant” leg injury and had to be extricated out of the vehicle - and his pas…
State Police Warn Parents Amid Investigation Of Teens Being Sexually Targeted Online State Police Warn Parents Amid Investigation Of Teens Being Sexually Targeted Online
State Police Warn Parents Amid Investigation Of Teens Being Sexually Targeted Online Predators in New York have been utilizing social media to bilk teen victims into sending sexually explicit photos that are then used to blackmail parents, police are cautioning. An alert was issued by New York State Police following multiple cases of teens being targeted by criminals while online, including one incident that led to a teenager committing suicide. Police said that the suspects have been locating teen victims on social media, where they befriend them and gain their trust. Once trust is established, investigators said that the suspects ask for photos or video of the teen, “usua…
K.N.O.W. 2 Prevent Offers Free Virtual Presentations To Help Westchester Families K.N.O.W. 2 Prevent Offers Free Virtual Presentations To Help Westchester Families
K.N.O.W. 2 Prevent Offers Free Virtual Presentations To Help Westchester Families Raising Teens recently became even more challenging, and K.N.O.W. 2 Prevent, the Knowledge Network of Westchester, is here to help. K.N.O.W. 2 Prevent is a collaboration of Westchester County organizations working together to empower parents with the essential tools to raise resilient and confident children, help strengthen relationships, and reduce risky behaviors. With the inability to host live speaker presentations in our individual schools and communities, the group was formed to offer FREE monthly virtual presentations by nationally-recognized experts. Speakers will focus on …
K.N.O.W. 2 Prevent Offers Free Virtual Presentations To Help Westchester Families K.N.O.W. 2 Prevent Offers Free Virtual Presentations To Help Westchester Families
K.N.O.W. 2 Prevent Offers Free Virtual Presentations To Help Westchester Families Raising Teens recently became even more challenging, and K.N.O.W. 2 Prevent, the Knowledge Network of Westchester, is here to help. K.N.O.W. 2 Prevent is a collaboration of Westchester County organizations working together to empower parents with the essential tools to raise resilient and confident children, help strengthen relationships, and reduce risky behaviors. With the inability to host live speaker presentations in our individual schools and communities, the group was formed to offer FREE monthly virtual presentations by nationally-recognized experts. Speakers will focus on …
Disturbing 'Suicide Challenge' App Aimed At Teens Sparks Warning Disturbing 'Suicide Challenge' App Aimed At Teens Sparks Warning
Disturbing 'Suicide Challenge' App Aimed At Teens Sparks Warning A suicide “game” involving a person dubbed “Momo" targeting teens on a prominent messaging app is sparking concern. “Momo” has become a viral challenge that asks people to add a contact on the WhatsApp app, and they are then encouraged to commit self-harm or suicide. The “game” has spread nationwide. According to Fox News, police in Mexico say that “Momo” started in a Facebook group, where people are encouraged to make contact with an unknown telephone number.  “Computer Crime Investigators from the Mexican State of Tabasco warn that the game is a ‘new challenge’ aimed at children and…
Teens Become Combative, Physical With Police Breaking Up Scarsdale Party Teens Become Combative, Physical With Police Breaking Up Scarsdale Party
Teens Become Combative, Physical With Police Breaking Up Scarsdale Party A group of potentially intoxicated teenagers became “combative” with police who attempted to break up a house party in Westchester following multiple noise complaints over the weekend. Shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Saturday night, officers were dispatched to a Berkeley Road home in Scarsdale, following reports of a noise complaint. Upon arrival, officers attempted unsuccessfully to locate the homeowner and upon entering the backyard, found “a large party and excessively loud music.” Officers reported that they found a “large gathering of youths, 100 to 150 people, with a DJ playing loud musi…
Parent Of A Teen? Here's How To Screen For Substance Abuse, CDC Says Parent Of A Teen? Here's How To Screen For Substance Abuse, CDC Says
Parent Of A Teen? Here's How To Screen For Substance Abuse, CDC Says The Centers for Disease Control has released a guide to assist parents in helping teenagers avoid using or abusing substances such as alcohol of marijuana. According to the CDC, “substance use by teens can have a big impact on their health and well-being. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), through a cooperative agreement with the CDC, developed a guide for implementing substance use screening in pediatric practices to help pediatricians address substance use concerns.” The AAP recommends screening for substance use in children, starting at 9 years of age. The guide states that alcoh…