YONKERS, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Yonkers this week:
- Yonkers police investigated a peculiar incident that occurred on Friday. The incident was labeled as an attempted robbery where an unidentified man reported he had been pistol whipped by three men, who then proceeded to take his car, according to officials.
- A Yonkers man, faces up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the 2004 death of Marie McSweeney, which took place on the Sprain Brook Parkway, according to the Westchester County District Attorney's office.
- A Yonkers man will serve life in prison after being convicted on six counts of second-degree murder in a 2010 home invasion at 77 Locust Hill Ave., according to the Westchester County District Attorney's office.
- A Mount Vernon man who was convicted on two counts each of criminally negligent homicide and third-degree assault following a July 2012 car crash on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Yonkers has been sentenced to a maximum of four years in prison on Monday.
- Mayor Mike Spano recently named Paideia School 15 the Yonkers School of the Month for May.