YONKERS, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Yonkers this week:
- Westchester County Police charged a teacher at Leake & Watts in Yonkers, Meaghan White, 34, of Valley Cottage , with rape in connection with two sexual encounters she had with a 16-year-old boy at a county park in Mount Vernon.
- Police made several arrests of intoxicated drivers in and around Eastchester and Scarsdale over the Thanksgiving weekend.
- Yonkers Police are searching for three heavily armed men who forced their way into a second-floor home just after midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 3, according to News 12 Westchester.
- The train that derailed Sunday morning in the Bronx was traveling at 82 miles per hour when it went over a curve, National Transportation Safety Board member Earl Weener said at a press conference Monday afternoon at the Hampton Inn in Yonkers. There was no indication of any mechanical malfunction in the train, rails, or signal system the NTSB announced Tuesday..
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