YONKERS, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Yonkers this week:
- The Yonkers Fire Department battled a pair of major blazes that occurred within a span of around three hours on Tuesday night. The fires displaced 20 people.
- A Pleasantville man and employee of St. John’s Riverside Hospital reported to police that six checks had gone missing from his car, three of which have since been forged for more than $4,000, while the car was parked in Dobbs Ferry.
- Yonkers Police performed the first-ever "Active Shooter" drill in city schools.
- Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano has nominated Brendan McGrath as Inspector General for the City of Yonkers.
- 1 July 4 Terror Warning Issued By Homeland Security, FBI
- 2 Police Shoot, Kill Fugitive Richard Matt; Fellow Escapee David Sweat On Run
- 3 Eight Displaced As Three-Alarm Blaze Rips Through Yonkers Home
- 4 Former Concordia College Assistant Basketball Coach ID'd In Fatal Crash
- 5 Second Escapee David Sweat Shot By New York State Police, Now In Hospital