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Police: Man found shot dead execution-style in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon police are investigating after a man was found dead in his car on Thursday. The man was found with a gunshot wound to the head at around 3 a.m. on South Second Avenue. Detectives say the victim is between 40 and 50 years old. Police say ...
Fired Muslim teacher's civil trial opens vs. East Ramapo, Mount Vernon

- 3 months ago @ This week, the New City resident will finally stand before a federal judge in White Plains to argue that the discrimination he says he encountered there, and later from the Mount Vernon school district, was based on his race, religion and national ...

Mother Inconsolable After Teenage Boy Is Shot Dead In Mount Vernon

- 3 months ago @ MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A mother was searching frantically for answers Tuesday night, after her son was found shot to death in a parking lot on Mount Vernon. The shooting happened around 3:45 p.m. at Lincoln and Sheridan avenues in ...

Video may have captured Mount Vernon shooting

- 3 months ago @ Sources tell News 12 that surveillance cameras captured the shooting and that Mount Vernon police now have that video. They say the 26-year-old victim was pleading for his life before he was finally shot in the head numerous times with a shotgun.

Mount Vernon slay victim's mom: Cops questioning his ex

- 3 months ago @ MOUNT VERNON – The mother of the Bronx man shot dead in a Sheridan Avenue parking lot Tuesday was told by police that her son's ex-girlfriend is being questioned in connection with the killing, she said Wednesday. "She was being investigated ...


Mobile Passport Office Heading To Mount Vernon

The Daily Voice: The county's mobile passport office will be stationed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, at the Mount Vernon Public Library, 28 S. 1st Ave. It will give travelers the chance to quickly apply for a passport, including photo. Each year members ...

Mt. Vernon firefighter Rodney Mack mourned at funeral

News 12 Westchester: Rodney Mack was diagnosed with a brain tumor just three days after he graduated from the fire academy. (7/24/14). MOUNT VERNON - Mount Vernon firefighter Rodney Mack Jr. was mourned at his funeral Thursday at the Allen Memorial Church of God.

Single-car crash snarls I-5 in Mount Vernon

A Carl's Towing truck removes a crashed Subaru Outback wagon from the median of southbound Interstate 5 Thursday around 2 p.m. Traffic heading south was snarled as emergency workers cleared things up

Firefighter Rodney Cobb Mack Jr. remembered

Firefighters honor fallen Mount Vernon Fire Department probationary Firefighter Rodney Cobb Mack Jr. at a memorial service at the Allen Memorial Church of God in Mount Vernon. ( Video by RIcky FLores / The Journal News)

MONROE: Superintendent Hamilton moving on

MONROE — Superintendent Kenneth Hamilton said this week that he was as surprised as anyone was when he received the news that he was appointed, as Mount Vernon, New York’s new chief school administrator.

MONROE: Superintendent Hamilton likely to leave district

MONROE — Kenneth Hamilton, who has served as the Monroe School District’s Superintendent for the past five years may be heading north to Mount Vernon, New York, the Cranbury Press has learned.

Mount Vernon-based after-school program gets $860K state grant

Westchester Jewish Community Services' Off The Street Program, headquartered in Mount Vernon's Hamilton Elementary School, has been selected as one of the winners of New York State's 68 Advantage After School Program grants. The program will ...

MV report takes detailed look at jail project

MOUNT VERNON — A city staff report released Wednesday recommends approval of a conditional-use permit and master plan for a new Skagit County Jail to be built at the Truck City site.


Mount Vernon Hosts July 4 Celebration At St. Paul's

The Daily Voice: MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- The city of Mount Vernon will host the annual Independence Day celebration at St. Paul's Church National Historic Site, South Columbus and South Third avenues, on Friday, July 4. Originally located on the Village Green of the town ...

Mount Vernon awarded planning commendation for senior citizen housing

Mid-Hudson News: MOUNT VERNON – The City of Mount Vernon has been awarded a commendation for the Senior Citizen Housing Floating Overlay Zone from the Westchester County Municipal Planning Federation. The city adopted the overlay zone last year to bring its ...

Law Dept. chief in Mount Vernon steps down

"Nichelle has made invaluable contributions to the City of Mount Vernon during my administration and throughout her years employed with the City of Mount Vernon," Mayor Ernest Davis said. "I wish her well in her future endeavors." Johnson's resignation ...


Gold Wing group set to host annual summer rally in Mount Vernon

The Southern: “We usually hold the rally somewhere in central Illinois, but we wanted to bring it south to show off this area,” said district assistant director Diane Gottschalk of Cambria. “We looked around for someplace with the facilities we need and Mount Vernon ...

Mount Vernon Not Sweating Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swap

The Daily Voice: MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Despite some New Yorkers fearing a message of terror when a pair of bleached American flags were found flying atop the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday, July 22, many in Mount Vernon felt it a sign of expression or art, not a sign from ...

Violin/harp concert to be presented Friday in Mount Vernon

The Southern: MOUNT VERNON -- A violin and harp concert performed by violinist Polly Launay along with violinist/harpist Elaine Wilson is set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 25, in the Jefferson County Historical Village, 1411 N. 27th St. The duo will perform a variety ...

Gas station robbed on West Lincoln Avenue in Mount Vernon

News 12 Westchester: Witnesses say a man wearing a black mask, armed with a handgun, held up the Citgo station on West Lincoln Avenue. (7/11/14). MOUNT VERNON - A armed gunman robbed a gas station in Mount Vernon overnight. Police say the man robbed the Citgo on ...

No cause for MV apartment fire; housing options scarce

MOUNT VERNON — When flames ripped through the Cascade West apartment complex in Mount Vernon last week, many of its 200 occupants found themselves with nowhere to go.

Here is how to help MV apartment fire victims

Community organizations are coordinating relief efforts to help people displaced after the apartment fire in Mount Vernon late Tuesday.

Police officer among 5 hurt in Mount Vernon fire

MOUNT VERNON (AP) — A police officer is one of five people injured and some 200 people displace when fire erupted in an apartment in Mount Vernon.


Mount Vernon man dies in motorcycle crash

MOUNT VERNON – A 26-year-old Mount Vernon man died in a motorcycle crash about two miles from his home early Saturday, officials said. Cory Hewins, of Sheraton Avenue, was pronounced dead in front of 650 South Columbus Avenue about 2:45 a.m., ...

Greenwich Woman, Mount Vernon Man Face Drug Charges

The Daily Voice: Norwalk police arrested a Greenwich woman and a Mount Vernon, N.Y., man on multiple drug charges after a vehicle stop early Monday, June 9, on South Main Street, according to Earl Henry, 30, and Karen Jaramillo, 26, were pulled over by ...

Mount Vernon Man Convicted Of Murder In 2012 Stabbing

The Daily Voice: MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Mount Vernon resident Lucius Crawford, who stabbed his girlfriend 31 times in a jealous rage in 2012, has been convicted of murder and faces up to life in prison. According to Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore ...

Mount Vernon man indicted in elderly woman's stabbing death

Columbus Dispatch: A Mount Vernon man has been indicted on seven counts, including aggravated murder, in the stabbing death of an 80-year-old woman. Tyrone A. Caldwell, 34, is accused of killing Marilyn Eversole inside her Hiawatha Senior Village apartment on April 8, ...

'Knockout game' victim speaks out after attack

A Mount Vernon man claims he and his brother were victims of the so-called knockout game.

Navarro pleads not guilty to charges in fatal Highway 20 crash

MOUNT VERNON — A Mount Vernon man accused of causing a fatal, two-car crash last month on Highway 20 near Minkler Road pleaded not guilty Thursday to three counts of vehicular homicide and one count o

WSP issues warrant for driver in fatal Sedro-Woolley crash

The Washington State Patrol has issued a $1 million warrant for the arrest of a Mount Vernon man in connection with a crash that killed three people on Highway 20 near Sedro-Woolley on May 23.


Tumor claims life of aspiring actor, firefighter

At Mount Vernon High School he was quarterback and Most Valuable Player of the football team. He had lead roles in "Dream Girls" and "Grease" on the high school stage and had acted in three motion pictures, "The Lady Killer," "Pariah," and "Buffalo Boys.".

Lock-in shuts down Mount Vernon High School

News 12 Westchester: Lock-in shuts down Mount Vernon High School (4/4/14). MOUNT VERNON - Mount Vernon High School was put into lock-in today after a female called a bomb threat into the school. Officials set emergency procedures into effect just after 10:20 a.m. after the ...

Mount Vernon considering dropping out of OCC - Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News . MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon High School and the Ohio Capital Conference could be parting ways, if a proposed realignment of the conference goes through. Until then, the school will have to wait.

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