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  • Expert: Trump tweets are classic case of 'cyberbullying'

    Expert: Trump tweets are classic case of 'cyberbullying'

    Friday, June 30 2017 12:44 PM EDT2017-06-30 16:44:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:08 PM EDT2017-07-20 17:08:02 GMT

    People across Westchester are pleading with President Donald Trump to quit social media after his latest Twitter tirade disparaging the hosts of MSNBC's "Morning Joe."  

    People across Westchester are pleading with President Donald Trump to quit social media after his latest Twitter tirade disparaging the hosts of MSNBC's "Morning Joe."  

  • Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

    Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:23 AM EDT2017-07-20 12:23:12 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-07-20 13:09:19 GMT
    Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle, including his eldest son and son-in-law, are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle, including his eldest son and son-in-law, are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.

    Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.

    Members of the Trump campaign's inner circle are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.

  • Rosie O'Donnell draws criticism over online anti-Trump game

    Rosie O'Donnell draws criticism over online anti-Trump game

    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:32 AM EDT2017-07-20 12:32:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-07-20 12:58:16 GMT
    Rosie O'Donnell is in a new feud with President Donald Trump's supporters after promoting an online game that lets players lead Trump off a cliff.Rosie O'Donnell is in a new feud with President Donald Trump's supporters after promoting an online game that lets players lead Trump off a cliff.

    Rosie O'Donnell is in a new feud with President Donald Trump's supporters after promoting an online game that lets players lead Trump off a cliff.

    Rosie O'Donnell is in a new feud with President Donald Trump's supporters after promoting an online game that lets players lead Trump off a cliff.

  • In fallout over health care collapse, it's GOP vs. GOP

    In fallout over health care collapse, it's GOP vs. GOP

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:28 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:28:48 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-07-20 01:29:49 GMT
    President Donald Trump will announce his decision on whether to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord during a Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon.President Donald Trump will announce his decision on whether to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord during a Rose Garden event Thursday afternoon.

    Republicans are expressing embarrassment, fear and frustration as party leaders concede that their years-long promise to erase much of Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is all but dead.

    Republicans are expressing embarrassment, fear and frustration as party leaders concede that their years-long promise to erase much of Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is all but dead.

  • Health care bill collapse leaves divided GOP at crossroads

    Health care bill collapse leaves divided GOP at crossroads

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:28 AM EDT2017-07-18 11:28:49 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:59 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:59:09 GMT
    A wounded President Donald Trump and congressional leaders face dicey decisions about addressing their perhaps unattainable 7-year-old promise of repealing President Barack Obama's law.A wounded President Donald Trump and congressional leaders face dicey decisions about addressing their perhaps unattainable 7-year-old promise of repealing President Barack Obama's law.

    The implosion of the Senate Republican health care bill leaves a divided GOP with its flagship legislative priority in tatters.

    The implosion of the Senate Republican health care bill leaves a divided GOP with its flagship legislative priority in tatters.

  • Gov. Cuomo's approval ratings sag

    Gov. Cuomo's approval ratings sag

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:33 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:33:59 GMT
    Tuesday's Siena College poll found that 52 percent of respondents gave the Democratic governor an ovTuesday's Siena College poll found that 52 percent of respondents gave the Democratic governor an ov

    Another poll says Gov. Andrew Cuomo's popularity is sagging amid New York City's transit troubles.

    Another poll says Gov. Andrew Cuomo's popularity is sagging amid New York City's transit troubles.

  • Partial US travel restrictions going into effect today

    Partial US travel restrictions going into effect Thursday

    Thursday, June 29 2017 7:35 AM EDT2017-06-29 11:35:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:38 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:38:04 GMT
    Cardinal takes leave from Vatican after sex assault chargesCardinal takes leave from Vatican after sex assault charges

    The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States.

    The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States.

  • Trump making last-ditch effort after health bill collapse

    Trump making last-ditch effort after health bill collapse

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:24 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:24:07 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:27 AM EDT2017-07-19 12:27:06 GMT

    President Donald Trump says it's probably time to "just let Obamacare fail" after the latest humiliating heath bill collapse in the Senate.

    President Donald Trump says it's probably time to "just let Obamacare fail" after the latest humiliating heath bill collapse in the Senate.

  • Group gathers for health care vigil in White Plains

    Group gathers for health care vigil in White Plains

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:52:05 GMT

    Health care workers and advocates held a vigil Wednesday to protest against the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 

    Health care workers and advocates held a vigil Wednesday to protest against the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 

  • Hearing officer: Spring Valley mayor should keep his job.

    Hearing officer: Spring Valley mayor should keep his job.

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-07-18 16:57:06 GMT
    The officer says charges brought against Mayor Demeza Delhomme are not enough to remove the mayor.The officer says charges brought against Mayor Demeza Delhomme are not enough to remove the mayor.

    Spring Valley's mayor may get to keep his job. 

    Spring Valley's mayor may get to keep his job. 

  • Trump insists he's engaged with health care bill

    The Latest: Trump insists he's engaged with health care bill

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-06-28 12:57:09 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 9:28 AM EDT2017-07-18 13:28:08 GMT
    Dozens gathered at the Waterwheel Restaurant to applaud a jury's decision to convict Christopher St. Lawrence.Dozens gathered at the Waterwheel Restaurant to applaud a jury's decision to convict Christopher St. Lawrence.

    President Donald Trump is taking issue with a New York Times story that portrays him as disengaged in the push for the Senate Republican health care bill.

    President Donald Trump is taking issue with a New York Times story that portrays him as disengaged in the push for the Senate Republican health care bill.

  • Legislators continue discussions on immigration protection act

    Legislators continue discussions on immigration protection act

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:10:36 GMT

    Westchester County legislators discussed legislation that could help protect local immigrants at a committee on public safety Monday. 

    Westchester County legislators discussed legislation that could help protect local immigrants at a committee on public safety Monday. 

  • GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much for others

    The Latest: Lacking votes, Senate GOP delay health care vote

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 2:47 PM EDT2017-06-27 18:47:59 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-07-17 18:52:09 GMT

    Millionaires would get tax cuts averaging $52,000 a year from the Senate Republicans' health bill while middle-income families would get about $260, according to a new analysis of the foundering bill.

    Millionaires would get tax cuts averaging $52,000 a year from the Senate Republicans' health bill while middle-income families would get about $260, according to a new analysis of the foundering bill.

  • More hurdles as Senate again delays vote on GOP health bill

    More hurdles as Senate again delays vote on GOP health bill

    Monday, July 17 2017 7:52 AM EDT2017-07-17 11:52:22 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 9:22 AM EDT2017-07-17 13:22:33 GMT
    The Senate delayed a highly anticipated vote this coming week to repeal and replace the nation's health care law after Sen. John McCain's announced absence due to surgeryThe Senate delayed a highly anticipated vote this coming week to repeal and replace the nation's health care law after Sen. John McCain's announced absence due to surgery

    With McCain recovering from surgery, McConnell defers action on health care bill needing every GOP vote.

    With McCain recovering from surgery, McConnell defers action on health care bill needing every GOP vote.

  • Trump’s approval ratings hit new low

    Trump’s approval ratings hit new low

    Monday, July 17 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-07-17 12:58:15 GMT
    The latest ABC/Washington Post poll found just 36 percent approved of Trump’s performanceThe latest ABC/Washington Post poll found just 36 percent approved of Trump’s performance

    President Donald Trump’s approval rating has dropped to historic lows. 

    President Donald Trump’s approval rating has dropped to historic lows. 

  • Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack

    Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 7:29 AM EDT2017-06-27 11:29:11 GMT
    Monday, July 17 2017 8:34 AM EDT2017-07-17 12:34:07 GMT
    Legends raise money for music scholarshipsLegends raise money for music scholarships

    The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack.

    The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack.

  • Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

    Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

    Monday, June 26 2017 8:11 AM EDT2017-06-26 12:11:03 GMT
    Sunday, July 16 2017 9:08 AM EDT2017-07-16 13:08:07 GMT
    Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

    Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

    Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

  • Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban

    Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court

    Monday, June 26 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-06-26 11:53:03 GMT
    Sunday, July 16 2017 8:46 AM EDT2017-07-16 12:46:10 GMT
    The Supreme Court is letting a limited version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect, a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.The Supreme Court is letting a limited version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect, a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.

    The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it.

    The Supreme Court is letting the Trump administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries, overturning lower court orders that blocked it.

  • McConnell delays vote on health care after McCain surgery

    McConnell delays vote on health care after McCain surgery

    Sunday, July 16 2017 6:59 AM EDT2017-07-16 10:59:04 GMT
    Sunday, July 16 2017 7:18 AM EDT2017-07-16 11:18:21 GMT

    With McCain recovering from surgery, McConnell defers action on health care bill needing every GOP vote.

    With McCain recovering from surgery, McConnell defers action on health care bill needing every GOP vote.

  • Federal appeals court overturns Sheldon Silver corruption conviction

    Federal appeals court overturns Sheldon Silver corruption conviction

    Thursday, July 13 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-07-13 21:06:47 GMT

    A federal appeals court overturned the corruption conviction of former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Thursday after the panel ruled the jury was given flawed instructions on what constitutes an "official act." 

    A federal appeals court overturned the corruption conviction of former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Thursday after the panel ruled the jury was given flawed instructions on what constitutes an "official act." 

  • McConnell reveals new health bill

    McConnell reveals new health bill

    Thursday, July 13 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-07-13 11:59:31 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-07-13 20:08:38 GMT
    Senate Republican leaders are trotting out their new, but reeling, health care bill and angling toward a showdown vote next week amid signs that they have lots of work ahead to win over GOP lawmakers or face a resounding failure.Senate Republican leaders are trotting out their new, but reeling, health care bill and angling toward a showdown vote next week amid signs that they have lots of work ahead to win over GOP lawmakers or face a resounding failure.

    Senate Republican leaders are trotting out their new but reeling health care bill.

    Senate Republican leaders are trotting out their new but reeling health care bill.

  • Trump Jr. releases emails showing Russian aid for campaign

    Trump Jr. releases emails showing Russian aid for campaign

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 11:58 AM EDT2017-07-11 15:58:13 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:12 AM EDT2017-07-12 13:12:10 GMT
    President Donald Trump's eldest son released an email chain Tuesday that shows him discussing plans to hear damaging information on Hillary Clinton that were described as "part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump."President Donald Trump's eldest son released an email chain Tuesday that shows him discussing plans to hear damaging information on Hillary Clinton that were described as "part of Russia and its government's support for Mr. Trump."

    Trump Jr. now admits he wanted info on Clinton from a Russian lawyer he met during campaign; paper says he was told source was Russian government.

    Trump Jr. now admits he wanted info on Clinton from a Russian lawyer he met during campaign; paper says he was told source was Russian government.

  • As Russia scandal touches his son, Trump privately rages

    As Russia scandal touches his son, Trump privately rages

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 7:46 AM EDT2017-07-12 11:46:09 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:11 AM EDT2017-07-12 13:11:21 GMT
    The snowballing revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer during last year's presidential campaign have broadsided the White House, distracting from its agenda as aides grapple with a crisis involving the president's family.The snowballing revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer during last year's presidential campaign have broadsided the White House, distracting from its agenda as aides grapple with a crisis involving the president's family.

    The snowballing revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer during last year's presidential campaign have broadsided the White House, distracting from its agenda as aides grapple with a...

    The snowballing revelations about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer during last year's presidential campaign have broadsided the White House, distracting from its agenda as aides grapple with a crisis involving the president's family.

  • New GOP health bill likely keeping Obama tax boosts on rich

    New GOP health bill likely keeping Obama tax boosts on rich

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 7:47 AM EDT2017-07-12 11:47:37 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-07-12 13:04:46 GMT
    A revised Senate Republican health care bill will likely retain a pair of tax boosts President Barack Obama imposed on wealthier Americans that have helped finance his law's expansion of coverage, a leading Senate Republican said Tuesday.A revised Senate Republican health care bill will likely retain a pair of tax boosts President Barack Obama imposed on wealthier Americans that have helped finance his law's expansion of coverage, a leading Senate Republican said Tuesday.

    A long-time Republican lawmaker says he is "very pessimistic" that his party will push a health care bill through the Senate.

    A long-time Republican lawmaker says he is "very pessimistic" that his party will push a health care bill through the Senate.

  • State Senate approves 9/11 sickness bill

    State Senate approves 9/11 sickness bill

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-07-12 12:47:08 GMT
    The measure would cover the cost of unlimited sick time for former city police officers who are now working in county or village police departments.The measure would cover the cost of unlimited sick time for former city police officers who are now working in county or village police departments.

    The state Senate unanimously approved new legislation that is being hailed as major step forward for New York police officers who developed 9/11-related illnesses.

    The state Senate unanimously approved new legislation that is being hailed as major step forward for New York police officers who developed 9/11-related illnesses.

  • GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

    The Latest: GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:35 AM EDT2017-06-22 11:35:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 12 2017 8:38 AM EDT2017-07-12 12:38:01 GMT

    Sources say top Senate Republicans are finalizing their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

    Sources say top Senate Republicans are finalizing their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

  • GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

    GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-06-21 12:58:35 GMT
    Tuesday, July 11 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-07-11 13:03:05 GMT
    Republicans are angling toward a Senate vote next week on their effort to erase much of President Barack Obama's health care law.Republicans are angling toward a Senate vote next week on their effort to erase much of President Barack Obama's health care law.

    Republicans are angling toward a Senate vote next week on their marquee effort to erase much of President Barack Obama's health care law.

    Republicans are angling toward a Senate vote next week on their marquee effort to erase much of President Barack Obama's health care law.

  • Rep. Maloney weighs in on Coast Guard anchorage site

    Rep. Maloney weighs in on Coast Guard anchorage site

    Monday, July 10 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-07-10 21:14:59 GMT
    © Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney and several environmental groups are demanding the United States Coast Guard meet new standards in its ports and waterways safety assessment concerning a proposed anchorage site in the Hudson River.© Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney and several environmental groups are demanding the United States Coast Guard meet new standards in its ports and waterways safety assessment concerning a proposed anchorage site in the Hudson River.

    Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney and several environmental groups are demanding the United States Coast Guard meet new standards in its ports and waterways safety assessment concerning a proposed anchorage site in the Hudson River.

    Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney and several environmental groups are demanding the United States Coast Guard meet new standards in its ports and waterways safety assessment concerning a proposed anchorage site in the Hudson River.

  • Westchester legislators debate immigrant protection

    Westchester legislators debate immigrant protection

    Monday, July 10 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-07-10 20:50:41 GMT
    Westchester County Board's Democratic Caucus introduced the bill in February.Westchester County Board's Democratic Caucus introduced the bill in February.

    Westchester County legislators are discussing a bill aimed at protecting immigrants living in the county. 

    Westchester County legislators are discussing a bill aimed at protecting immigrants living in the county. 

  • Ramapo set to name interim town supervisor

    Ramapo set to name interim town supervisor

    Monday, July 10 2017 12:42 PM EDT2017-07-10 16:42:05 GMT

    New Hempstead Mayor Fred Brinn is set to become the interim supervisor of Ramapo, according to News 12 sources. 

    New Hempstead Mayor Fred Brinn is set to become the interim supervisor of Ramapo, according to News 12 sources. 

  • Trump's son changed account of meeting with Russian lawyer

    Trump's son changed account of meeting with Russian lawyer

    Monday, July 10 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-07-10 11:59:44 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 9:26 AM EDT2017-07-10 13:26:52 GMT
    President Donald Trump's eldest son changed his account over the weekend of a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, saying Sunday that the woman told him she had information about Democrat Hillary Clinton.President Donald Trump's eldest son changed his account over the weekend of a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, saying Sunday that the woman told him she had information about Democrat Hillary Clinton.

    President Donald Trump's eldest son has changed his account of a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign.

    President Donald Trump's eldest son has changed his account of a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign.

  • In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

    In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

    Sunday, July 9 2017 8:51 AM EDT2017-07-09 12:51:03 GMT
    A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation.A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation.

    A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation. ..

    A member of the president's outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation. ..

  • Protesters urge Sen. Murphy to support NY Health Care Act

    Protesters urge Sen. Murphy to support NY Health Care Act

    Thursday, July 6 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-07-06 23:43:06 GMT

    Activists staged a die-in Friday to urge state Sen. Terrence Murphy to back the New York Health Care Act, which would create a single-payer system in the state.

    Activists staged a die-in Friday to urge state Sen. Terrence Murphy to back the New York Health Care Act, which would create a single-payer system in the state.

  • Mount Vernon mayor claims victory after court ruling

    Mount Vernon mayor claims victory after court ruling

    Thursday, July 6 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-07-06 23:19:50 GMT

    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas is claiming victory over the City Council and comptroller after the state Supreme Court ruled in his favor and allowed him to continue using executive authority to appoint public officers of the law.  

    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas is claiming victory over the City Council and comptroller after the state Supreme Court ruled in his favor and allowed him to continue using executive authority to appoint public officers of the law.  

  • Trump welcomed by cheering, flag-waving supporters in Warsaw

    Trump welcomed by cheering, flag-waving supporters in Warsaw

    Thursday, July 6 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-07-06 18:41:58 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 2:48 PM EDT2017-07-06 18:48:00 GMT
    Donald Trump was welcomed Thursday by an enthusiastic crowd in Warsaw that chanted his name and waved U.S. and Polish flags when he delivered an address - just as Poland's government had promised.Donald Trump was welcomed Thursday by an enthusiastic crowd in Warsaw that chanted his name and waved U.S. and Polish flags when he delivered an address - just as Poland's government had promised.

    Donald Trump was welcomed by a large and enthusiastic crowd of people waving U.S. and Polish flags when he delivered an address to the Polish nation in Warsaw on Thursday _ just as Poland's government had promised.

    Donald Trump was welcomed by a large and enthusiastic crowd of people waving U.S. and Polish flags when he delivered an address to the Polish nation in Warsaw on Thursday _ just as Poland's government had promised.

  • Trump says Russia likely hacked but nobody 'knows for sure'

    Trump says Russia likely hacked but nobody 'knows for sure'

    Thursday, July 6 2017 7:40 AM EDT2017-07-06 11:40:33 GMT
    Thursday, July 6 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-07-06 14:45:32 GMT
    On the eve of his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump questioned the veracity of American intelligence about foreign meddling in the U.S. election, arguing Thursday that Russia wasn't the only country that may haveOn the eve of his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump questioned the veracity of American intelligence about foreign meddling in the U.S. election, arguing Thursday that Russia wasn't the only country that may have

    With another vigorous handshake, President Donald Trump opens his second visit to Europe. 

    With another vigorous handshake, President Donald Trump opens his second visit to Europe. 

  • Shared Services panel looks to lower taxes

    Shared Services panel looks to lower taxes

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-07-05 16:39:04 GMT
    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino chaired the first meeting of the countywide "Shared Services" panel today.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino chaired the first meeting of the countywide "Shared Services" panel today.

    Elected officials in Westchester County are working on ways to lower property taxes and comply with state mandates. 

    Elected officials in Westchester County are working on ways to lower property taxes and comply with state mandates. 

  • AP-NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

    AP-NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

    Thursday, June 15 2017 7:43 AM EDT2017-06-15 11:43:47 GMT
    Wednesday, July 5 2017 8:56 AM EDT2017-07-05 12:56:02 GMT
    A clear majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion, a new poll shows.A clear majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion, a new poll shows.

    A new poll shows a clear majority of Americans think President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia's election meddling and potential Trump campaign collusion.

    A new poll shows a clear majority of Americans think President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia's election meddling and potential Trump campaign collusion.

  • N. Korea vows more 'gift packages' of missile tests for US

    N. Korea vows more 'gift packages' of missile tests for US

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 8:35 AM EDT2017-07-04 12:35:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 4 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-07-05 02:38:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump criticized North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after that country's latest missile launch, asking, "Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?"President Donald Trump criticized North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after that country's latest missile launch, asking, "Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?"

    North Korea delighted in the international furor created by its first launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, vowing Wednesday to never give up its missiles or nuclear weapons and to keep sending Washington more "gift packages" of weapons tests.

    North Korea delighted in the international furor created by its first launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, vowing Wednesday to never give up its missiles or nuclear weapons and to keep sending Washington more "gift packages" of weapons tests.

  • Lawmaker wants term limits for elected officials in Mount Vernon

    Lawmaker wants term limits for elected officials in Mount Vernon

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-07-04 23:16:04 GMT

    A Mount Vernon City Council member wants term limits for elected officials in the city.   

    A Mount Vernon City Council member wants term limits for elected officials in the city.   

  • No 'specific agenda,' but Trump, Putin have lots to discuss

    No 'specific agenda,' but Trump, Putin have lots to discuss

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-07-04 16:19:03 GMT
    Tuesday, July 4 2017 12:41 PM EDT2017-07-04 16:41:16 GMT
    President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global intriguePresident Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will be brimming with global intrigue

    President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there's "no specific agenda.".

    President Donald Trump's first face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week will be brimming with global intrigue, but the White House says there's "no specific agenda.".

  • Christie signs budget, NJ parks and beaches open

    Christie signs budget, NJ parks and beaches open

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 7:48 AM EDT2017-07-04 11:48:02 GMT
    Tuesday, July 4 2017 10:17 AM EDT2017-07-04 14:17:22 GMT
    A budget impasse that shuttered new Jersey government and state parks and beaches for three days ended on the Fourth of July when Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a deal he and the Democratic Legislature crafted.A budget impasse that shuttered new Jersey government and state parks and beaches for three days ended on the Fourth of July when Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a deal he and the Democratic Legislature crafted.

    A budget impasse that shuttered government and state parks and beaches for three days ended on the Fourth of July when Gov. Christie signed a deal he and the Democratic Legislature crafted.

    A budget impasse that shuttered government and state parks and beaches for three days ended on the Fourth of July when Gov. Christie signed a deal he and the Democratic Legislature crafted.

  • Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

    The Latest: Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 7:47 AM EDT2017-06-14 11:47:48 GMT
    Tuesday, July 4 2017 9:22 AM EDT2017-07-04 13:22:05 GMT
    A White House spokesperson says the president thought Attorney General Jeff Sessions "did a very good job" in testimony before Congress on Tuesday.A White House spokesperson says the president thought Attorney General Jeff Sessions "did a very good job" in testimony before Congress on Tuesday.

    The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee says Congress would not sit still if President Donald Trump fired the special counsel leading the investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election.

    The top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee says Congress would not sit still if President Donald Trump fired the special counsel leading the investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election.

  • Report: Trump thinking about "terminating" special counsel

    Report: Trump thinking about "terminating" special counsel

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 7:47 AM EDT2017-06-13 11:47:40 GMT
    Monday, July 3 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-07-03 13:03:03 GMT
    High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller, the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller, the man charged with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible collusion with Trump's campaign.

    High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller.

    High-profile supporters of President Donald Trump are turning on special counsel Robert Mueller.

  • 3 arrested after pro-Trump, anti-Trump protesters clash

    3 arrested after pro-Trump, anti-Trump protesters clash

    Monday, July 3 2017 8:53 AM EDT2017-07-03 12:53:04 GMT
    About 150 "Impeach Trump" members and 50 pro-Trump members held separate marches Sunday morning.About 150 "Impeach Trump" members and 50 pro-Trump members held separate marches Sunday morning.

    Police say a fight broke out between protesters after marches for and against President Donald Trump, leading to three arrests in Philadelphia.      

    Police say a fight broke out between protesters after marches for and against President Donald Trump, leading to three arrests in Philadelphia.      

  • Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

    Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 7:46 AM EDT2017-06-13 11:46:09 GMT
    Monday, July 3 2017 8:40 AM EDT2017-07-03 12:40:09 GMT
    The public testimony Tuesday before the Senate intelligence committee should yield Sessions' most extensive comments to date on questions that have dogged his entire tenure as attorney general and that led him three months ago to step aside from the RussiThe public testimony Tuesday before the Senate intelligence committee should yield Sessions' most extensive comments to date on questions that have dogged his entire tenure as attorney general and that led him three months ago to step aside from the Russi

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday that he had any undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador or conversations with Russian officials about the U.S. elections. He vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations."

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday that he had any undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador or conversations with Russian officials about the U.S. elections. He vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations."

  • Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

    Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

    Monday, June 12 2017 7:44 AM EDT2017-06-12 11:44:16 GMT
    Sunday, July 2 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-07-02 12:57:04 GMT
    Puerto Rico's governor is vowing to make the U.S. territory the 51st state after statehood won in a non-binding referendum hit by a boycott and low turnout that raised questions about the vote's legitimacy.Puerto Rico's governor is vowing to make the U.S. territory the 51st state after statehood won in a non-binding referendum hit by a boycott and low turnout that raised questions about the vote's legitimacy.

    Puerto Rico's governor is vowing to turn the U.S. territory into the 51st state after statehood won in a referendum hit by a boycott and low turnout that raised questions about the vote's legitimacy.

    Puerto Rico's governor is vowing to turn the U.S. territory into the 51st state after statehood won in a referendum hit by a boycott and low turnout that raised questions about the vote's legitimacy.

  • Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes

    Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes

    Monday, June 12 2017 8:05 AM EDT2017-06-12 12:05:37 GMT
    Sunday, July 2 2017 8:56 AM EDT2017-07-02 12:56:03 GMT
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to testify Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence committee.Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to testify Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence committee.

    Fellow Republicans are pressing President Donald Trump to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and provide them to Congress if he does _ or possibly...

    Fellow Republicans are pressing President Donald Trump to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey and provide them to Congress if he does _ or possibly face a subpoena.

  • UK says Trump trip invite still stands after report of delay

    UK says Trump trip invite still stands after report of delay

    Monday, June 12 2017 8:06 AM EDT2017-06-12 12:06:59 GMT
    Sunday, July 2 2017 8:55 AM EDT2017-07-02 12:55:10 GMT
    The British prime minister's office says the state visit invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump still stands, after a newspaper reported that Trump wants to postpone the trip.The British prime minister's office says the state visit invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump still stands, after a newspaper reported that Trump wants to postpone the trip.

    The British prime minister's office says the state visit invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump still stands, after a newspaper reported that Trump wants to postpone the trip.

    The British prime minister's office says the state visit invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump still stands, after a newspaper reported that Trump wants to postpone the trip.

  • Mount Vernon mayor, council argue over police jobs

    Mount Vernon mayor, council argue over police jobs

    Thursday, June 29 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-06-29 20:37:05 GMT
    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas says the City Council is preventing the city from hiring more police officers.Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas says the City Council is preventing the city from hiring more police officers.

    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas says the City Council is preventing the city from hiring more police officers. 

    Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas says the City Council is preventing the city from hiring more police officers. 

  • Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation

    Comey says he was fired because of Russia investigation

    Thursday, June 8 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-06-08 16:55:01 GMT
    Wednesday, June 28 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-06-28 17:21:07 GMT
    Former FBI Director James Comey accused the Trump administration Thursday of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing, in dramatic testimony that threatened to undermine Donald Trump's presidency.Former FBI Director James Comey accused the Trump administration Thursday of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing, in dramatic testimony that threatened to undermine Donald Trump's presidency.

    Fired FBI Director James Comey plans to tell Congress that President Donald Trump told him "I need loyalty".

    Fired FBI Director James Comey plans to tell Congress that President Donald Trump told him "I need loyalty".

  • Hudson Valley eagerly anticipates Comey hearing

    Hudson Valley eagerly anticipates Comey hearing

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 8:44 AM EDT2017-06-28 12:44:09 GMT
    News 12 will carry the Comey hearing live at 10 a.m.News 12 will carry the Comey hearing live at 10 a.m.

    In a hugely anticipated hearing, fired FBI director James Comey will recount a series of conversations with President Donald Trump that he says made him deeply uneasy and concerned about the blurring of boundaries between the White House and a law enforcement agency that prides itself on independence. 

    In a hugely anticipated hearing, fired FBI director James Comey will recount a series of conversations with President Donald Trump that he says made him deeply uneasy and concerned about the blurring of boundaries between the White House and a law enforcement agency that prides itself on independence. 

  • Christopher St. Lawrence sentencing expected in September

    Christopher St. Lawrence sentencing expected in September

    Saturday, May 20 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-05-20 19:58:58 GMT

    The former supervisor for the town of Ramapo has been found guilty on 20 of 22 counts of federal securities and wire fraud. 

    The former supervisor for the town of Ramapo has been found guilty on 20 of 22 counts of federal securities and wire fraud. 

  • Fire ravages Yonkers building

    Fire ravages Yonkers building

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:05:21 GMT
    Fire officials say flames broke out around 10:15 a.m. at 1177 Warburton Ave.Fire officials say flames broke out around 10:15 a.m. at 1177 Warburton Ave.

    A massive fire in Yonkers destroyed a luxury rental building under construction.

    A massive fire in Yonkers destroyed a luxury rental building under construction.

  • Jury to decide fate of Ramapo town supervisor

    Jury to decide fate of Ramapo town supervisor

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:41:01 GMT

    The fate of the longtime Ramapo town supervisor is now in the hands of the jury. 

    The fate of the longtime Ramapo town supervisor is now in the hands of the jury. 

  • Corruption case against Ramapo town supervisor in final stretch

    Corruption case against Ramapo town supervisor in final stretch

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-05-16 23:23:39 GMT

    Prosecutors in the corruption trial of Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence plan to call a few witnesses before resting their case today.

    Prosecutors in the corruption trial of Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence plan to call a few witnesses before resting their case today.

  • Trump defends sharing 'terrorism' facts with Russians

    Trump defends sharing 'terrorism' facts with Russians

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-05-16 12:10:55 GMT
    Tuesday, May 16 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-05-16 16:49:59 GMT
    Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."

    Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."

    Trump tweeted that he shared the information for "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russia to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism."

  • Whistleblower back on stand at St. Lawrence corruption trial

    Whistleblower back on stand at St. Lawrence corruption trial

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-05-10 21:19:03 GMT

    The prosecution's star witness was back on the stand Wednesday in Day 14 of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence’s corruption trial. 

    The prosecution's star witness was back on the stand Wednesday in Day 14 of Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence’s corruption trial. 

  • “Trumpcare” gets scrutinized in Orange County

    “Trumpcare” gets scrutinized in Orange County

    Monday, May 8 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-05-08 17:09:10 GMT
    Monday, May 8 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-05-08 17:09:10 GMT
    Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney is meeting with dozens of people today to discuss what the new health care bill means.Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney is meeting with dozens of people today to discuss what the new health care bill means.

    Dozens of people in Orange County are meeting today to voice their "Trumpcare" concerns. That gathering is being hosted this afternoon by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D) at his office on Grand Street in Newburgh. 

    Dozens of people in Orange County are meeting today to voice their "Trumpcare" concerns. That gathering is being hosted this afternoon by Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D) at his office on Grand Street in Newburgh. 

  • Trump team's curious query tripped concerns about Flynn

    Trump team's curious query tripped concerns about Flynn

    Sunday, May 7 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-05-07 15:25:15 GMT
    Sunday, May 7 2017 11:25 AM EDT2017-05-07 15:25:15 GMT

    In late November, a member of Donald Trump's transition team approached national security officials in the Obama White House with a curious request: Could the incoming team get a copy of the classified CIA profile on Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States?

    In late November, a member of Donald Trump's transition team approached national security officials in the Obama White House with a curious request: Could the incoming team get a copy of the classified CIA profile on Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States?

  • Hudson Valley talks Trump and health care bill

    Hudson Valley talks Trump and health care bill

    Friday, May 5 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-05-05 13:59:42 GMT
    Friday, May 5 2017 9:59 AM EDT2017-05-05 13:59:42 GMT
    People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act.

    People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. 

    People across the Hudson Valley are talking about the sweeping changes to the nation's health care system after the House of Representatives voted to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. 

  • Star witness takes stand in Ramapo supervisor’s corruption trial

    Star witness takes stand in Ramapo supervisor’s corruption trial

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:37:33 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-05-02 21:37:33 GMT

    The prosecution's star witness took the stand Tuesday in the federal corruption trial against Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence. 

    The prosecution's star witness took the stand Tuesday in the federal corruption trial against Ramapo Town Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence. 

  • Trump: Would be "honored" to meet with Kim Jong Un

    What on Earth might a Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting look like?

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-05-02 13:25:30 GMT
    Tuesday, May 2 2017 9:26 AM EDT2017-05-02 13:26:56 GMT
    Trump told Bloomberg News on Monday that he would be "honored" to meet with Kim "if it would be appropriate."Trump told Bloomberg News on Monday that he would be "honored" to meet with Kim "if it would be appropriate."

    Trump doesn't rule out meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but what on Earth might it look like?.

    Trump doesn't rule out meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but what on Earth might it look like?.

  • Councilman threatens to sue Mount Vernon mayor for slander

    Councilman threatens to sue Mount Vernon mayor for slander

    Monday, May 1 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:58:58 GMT
    Monday, May 1 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:58:58 GMT

    Mount Vernon City Councilman Andre Wallace is threatening to sue Mayor Richard Thomas again, claiming that Thomas is trying to ruin his reputation. 

    Mount Vernon City Councilman Andre Wallace is threatening to sue Mayor Richard Thomas again, claiming that Thomas is trying to ruin his reputation. 

  • Rep. Lowey meets with scientists to discuss proposed budget cuts

    Rep. Lowey meets with scientists to discuss proposed budget cuts

    Monday, May 1 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:57:28 GMT
    Monday, May 1 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-05-01 21:57:28 GMT

    Rep. Nita Lowey says she is drawing a line in the sand and calling out President Donald Trump on climate change. 

    Rep. Nita Lowey says she is drawing a line in the sand and calling out President Donald Trump on climate change. 

  • Copy-US seeks to further isolate North Korea over nuclear program

    US seeks to further isolate North Korea over nuclear program

    Friday, April 28 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-28 14:00:50 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-28 14:00:50 GMT
    A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its senses" over nuclear issues.A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its senses" over nuclear issues.

    A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its...

    A U.S. ambassador says Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will tell the U.N. Security Council about steps the United States believes are needed to "further isolate" North Korea and "to try to bring it back to its senses" over nuclear issues.

  • Copy-Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

    Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

    Friday, April 28 2017 9:58 AM EDT2017-04-28 13:58:51 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 10:00 AM EDT2017-04-28 14:00:20 GMT
    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

  • CPA argues Trump’s tax plan could cost more money out of pocket

    CPA argues Trump’s tax plan could cost more money out of pocket

    President Donald Trump has boasted that his tax cut proposal would be the biggest and best the nation has ever seen, but that's not the way longtime Bronxville homeowner and CPA Ed Zeltser sees it. 

    President Donald Trump has boasted that his tax cut proposal would be the biggest and best the nation has ever seen, but that's not the way longtime Bronxville homeowner and CPA Ed Zeltser sees it.

  • Copy-Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

    Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:27 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:27:49 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:29 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:29:32 GMT
    The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.

    The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.

    The conservative House Freedom Caucus has endorsed a revised version of the GOP health care bill, but Republican moderates are wary.

  • Mount Vernon City Council president won't seek 3rd term

    Mount Vernon City Council president won't seek 3rd term

    Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.

    Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.

    Mount Vernon City Council President Roberta Apuzzo announced Tuesday that she will not be running for a third term.

  • Cuomo begins laying groundwork for re-election bid

    Cuomo lays groundwork for re-election

    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.

    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.

    Democratic New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is formally laying the groundwork for his re-election campaign and possibly beyond.

  • Suspended police chief to run for office

    Suspended police chief to run for office

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 9:17 AM EDT2017-04-18 13:17:55 GMT
    Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown.Suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown.

    From the steps of the VFW Hall in Congers Monday evening, suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown. 

    From the steps of the VFW Hall in Congers Monday evening, suspended Clarkstown Police Chief Michael Sullivan threw his hat in the ring to become the next supervisor of Clarkstown. 

  • Taxes, gun shows and immigration highlight town hall

    Taxes, gun shows and immigration highlight town hall

    Friday, March 31 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-03-31 18:51:20 GMT

    Taxes, immigration and the Westchester gun show were just a few of the topics discussed at a sometimes contentious town hall meeting with the Westchester County executive. 

    Taxes, immigration and the Westchester gun show were just a few of the topics discussed at a sometimes contentious town hall meeting with the Westchester County executive. 

  • GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern

    GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 12:26 PM EDT2017-03-28 16:26:33 GMT
    APAP

    The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era.

    The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era.

  • US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    US economy to grow slower than Trump pledges, survey finds

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:55 AM EDT2017-03-28 15:55:37 GMT

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found.

    U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found.

  • Town attorney’s pay for unused vacation days draws questions

    Town attorney’s pay for unused vacation days draws questions

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 11:38 AM EDT2017-03-28 15:38:03 GMT

    A decision to give the Ramapo town attorney close to a month of pay for unused vacation time is raising eyebrows among residents.

    A decision to give the Ramapo town attorney close to a month of pay for unused vacation time is raising eyebrows among residents.

  • Rockland exec., Legislature clear way for sheriff’s deputies raise

    Rockland exec., Legislature clear way for sheriff’s deputies raise

    Friday, March 24 2017 1:02 PM EDT2017-03-24 17:02:01 GMT

    Republican County Executive Ed Day and the Democrat-controlled Legislature reached an agreement to give sheriff’s deputies long-delayed raises.

    Republican County Executive Ed Day and the Democrat-controlled Legislature reached an agreement to give sheriff’s deputies long-delayed raises.

  • Scarsdale chooses new mayor

    Scarsdale chooses new mayor

    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:55:44 GMT

    Dan Hochvert ran on the Scarsdale Citizens Non-Partisan Party ticket, a party News 12 was told had only been opposed three times in the past 106 years.

    Dan Hochvert ran on the Scarsdale Citizens Non-Partisan Party ticket, a party News 12 was told had only been opposed three times in the past 106 years.

  • Parents accuse Sen. Carlucci of shortchanging schools

    Parents accuse Sen. Carlucci of shortchanging schools

    Thursday, March 23 2017 12:19 PM EDT2017-03-23 16:19:23 GMT

    Parents rallied in front of state Sen. David Carlucci’s office in Ossining on Wednesday because of a vote last week that they say blocks state funding to schools in Ossining and East Ramapo.

    Parents rallied in front of state Sen. David Carlucci’s office in Ossining on Wednesday because of a vote last week that they say blocks state funding to schools in Ossining and East Ramapo.

  • Community activist to run for Yonkers City Council

    Community activist to run for Yonkers City Council

    Thursday, March 16 2017 2:21 PM EDT2017-03-16 18:21:21 GMT
    Anthony Merante has lived in Yonkers for 30 years and says he wants to improve the quality of life in the community.Anthony Merante has lived in Yonkers for 30 years and says he wants to improve the quality of life in the community.

    A community activist in Yonkers is announcing his plans to run for the 6th District city council seat.

    A community activist in Yonkers is announcing his plans to run for the 6th District city council seat.

  • Murphy sworn in as state senator for 40th District

    Murphy sworn in as state senator for 40th District

    Friday, March 10 2017 12:44 PM EST2017-03-10 17:44:47 GMT
    Republican Terrence Murphy was sworn in at an inauguration ceremony Thursday in Yorktown Heights. He is the new state senator for the 40th District, which includes Northern Westchester, all of Putnam
    Republican Terrence Murphy was sworn in at an inauguration ceremony Thursday in Yorktown Heights. He is the new state senator for the 40th District, which includes Northern Westchester, all of Putnam
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