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New Rochelle a Major Hub for International Sex Trafficking, Says New York City Homeland Security Chief

January 04, 2015 - 17:13

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The Associated Press ran a national story over the holidays that quotes James Hayes, the top Immigrations Cop in New York, listing New Rochelle among three major hubs of human sex trafficking in the New York City area.

Open Air Permit for Civil Rights March Planned But Cancelled for Last Sunday After NYPD Shooting

December 23, 2014 - 16:27

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- A City of New Rochelle permit for a Civil Rights March set for this past Sunday but cancelled after the shooting death of two New York City Police officers was taken out by Angelique Francis, according to records obtained by Talk of the Sound under a Freedom of Information request.


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New Rochelle High School Administrator May Return Next Week After Unexplained Month-Long Absence

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- David Diamond, Assistant Director of Special Education at New Rochelle High School, will return to work next week after an unexplained month-long absence.

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After Latino Fling, Mamma Francesca is Back Where She Belongs

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Mamma Francesca was, for decades, one of the most popular and well-established Italian restaurants in Westchester County.

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New Rochelle Bike Share Program Likely Delayed to 2018

NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Citing "considerable opposition", the City of New Rochelle has withdrawn a proposal to increase the 2017 Budget and appropriate $180,000 to jump start a bike share program first proposed last Spring so that it could launch over

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Registered Violent Sex Offender Who Worked in New Rochelle Busted by Feds for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor on Instagram

WHITE PLAINS, NY -- A registered violent sexual offender was charged Monday by the U.S. Attorney with persuading a 14-year-old girl to engage in sexually explicit activity, video it, and transmit it, via Instagram, to him.

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Three Firefighters Injured Battling Destructive House Fire in North End of New Rochelle

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Three firefighters were injured early Tuesday afternoon, after a two-alarm fire destroyed a single-family home on Thornbury Road in the far north end of New Rochelle near the Scarsdale border.

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NRPD Issues Alert for Man for Attempting to Run Down New Rochelle Police Officer Following Stop

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle Police are looking for a man who attempted to run over an NRPD officer early Sunday morning. The incident occurred at about 4 a.m.

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