YONKERS, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Yonkers last week:
- Yonkers police are searching for whoever shot two Yonkers residents, seemingly at random. Yonkers police spokesman Detective Lt. Patrick McCormack said the circumstances of the shooting are continuing to be investigated, but there is no evident cause or motive.
- Westchester County Police arrested Francisco Herrera, 30, of the Bronx, on multiple charges after he was accused of driving the wrong way on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Yonkers and colliding with another car.
- Animal Defenders of Westchester announced that, after months of negotiations, the city of Yonkers has allotted $15,000 into its budget for trap, neuter and release efforts, which will help stop the proliferation of homeless and helpless cats.
- 1 July 4 Terror Warning Issued By Homeland Security, FBI
- 2 Police Shoot, Kill Fugitive Richard Matt; Fellow Escapee David Sweat On Run
- 3 Former Concordia College Assistant Basketball Coach ID'd In Fatal Crash
- 4 Second Escapee David Sweat Shot By New York State Police, Now In Hospital
- 5 Eight Displaced As Three-Alarm Blaze Rips Through Yonkers Home