YONKERS, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Yonkers last week:
- A Yonkers man, Douglas Kaplan, was killed in a car accident Tuesday, Sept. 23, after driving the wrong way on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx, according to News 12 Westchester.
- Jennifer Czarniecki, a Mohegan Lake resident who was crowned Mrs. Westchester in January, was arrested and charged with stealing from the group home where she worked, according to Investigator John Rodriguez of the New York State Police.
- The Yonkers Police Department is searching for a gunman who shot two people , according to News 12 Westchester.
- New York State Police conducted a sobriety checkpoint Sept. 19 that resulted in 10 vehicle and traffic charges, one seat-belt violation and one DWI.
- The North Yonkers Knights youth football program received a donation of nearly $7,000 of new equipment from Dr Pepper Snapple as part of its Let's Play program.
- Power was restored to parts of Yonkers that were affected by two separate but related electrical fires on Tuesday, officials said.
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