Westchester County

Lab assistant Amy Sebo drops mosquitoes into test tubes as she prepares them to be tested with the VecTest procedure for West Nile Virus, Saint Louis Encephalitis, Eastern Equine Encephalitis and Antigen Panel Assay June 20, 2003 at the Northwest Mosquito
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Maya Rajamani
September 16, 2020 - 3:45 pm
A 76-year-old Yonkers resident died in August after contracting West Nile Virus, marking Westchester County’s first positive West Nile case and death this year, officials said Wednesday.
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September 14, 2020 - 12:00 pm
A Westchester County school district launched an investigation after a high school teacher handed out a document-based question worksheet that included an editorial cartoon comparing law enforcement officers who have killed Black men to slave owners and KKK members who killed Black men in the past...
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Kimberly Dole
September 10, 2020 - 8:01 pm
FBI officials busted an "incel" from Westchester for sending a Long Island couple a series of rape and death threats on social media, federal authorities said.
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FILE - In this April 21, 2011, file photo, Thulani DeMarsay, right, aunt of Danroy "DJ" Henry Jr., who was shot and killed by a police officer, speaks as Henry's uncle Jamele Dozier, left, holds a photograph of Henry during a news conference in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood. Celebrities including Rihanna, Jay-Z and Charlize Theron have called for the U.S. Department of Justice in July 2020, to investigate the case of Henry, a black Pace University football player killed by a white police officer in New York after the team's homecoming game in October 2010. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
July 17, 2020 - 7:42 pm
Rihanna, Jay-Z, Charlize Theron and other celebrities are calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of 20-year-old Danroy “DJ” Henry Jr., a Black football player at Pace University killed by a white police officer in New York nearly a decade ago. In a letter sent this week...
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Police Tape Siren
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Maya Rajamani
July 17, 2020 - 11:22 am
Westchester County will no longer let its police officers carry out enforcement in New York City, saying a provision in the city's new chokehold ban that prohibits kneeling on suspects' backs could put cops in legal trouble, according to a report.
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NYC fireworks
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Kimberly Dole
June 22, 2020 - 7:02 am
Fireworks may have started a fire that destroyed a three-story apartment building in Yonkers, injured 12 firefighters and left six families homeless, a fire department official said Sunday.
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Black Lives Matter banner Westchester
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1010 WINS Newsroom
June 17, 2020 - 9:20 am
A Westchester family said they were forced to remove a banner supporting the Black Lives Matter movement after their town threatened them with a $1,000 a day fine or up to a year in prison.
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Kimberly Dole
June 16, 2020 - 7:25 am
Two people were killed and nine were injured on Monday when a van crashed into a tree in Rockland County, officials said.
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New Rochelle shooting
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1010 WINS Newsroom
June 06, 2020 - 10:52 am
A man was shot and killed by police in New Rochelle on Friday night after he pulled a gun on an officer during a traffic stop, police said.
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White Plains High School
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Maya Rajamani
May 29, 2020 - 11:15 am
A substitute teacher at a Westchester high school was arrested and charged with stalking after he started sending non-school-related messages to a student — and kept trying to get in contact after the student blocked him, prosecutors say.
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