WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The following is a sample of the week's top stories in Westchester County.
- Bedford estate owner, former reality television star and real estate magnate Donald Trump pulled off perhaps the biggest upset in U.S. political history by defeating former first lady, secretary of state and U.S. senator from New York Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua in one of the most controversial and contentious presidential elections in history.
- Police and hazmat crews cleared the scene of the Westchester County Courthouse after someone threw a white powder around two statues in front of the courthouse, according to Westchester County Police.
- If you've gone to Westchester-based Mrs. Green's Natural Market in the last few months, chances are you might not find what you're looking for.
- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino presented a $1.8 billion budget for 2017 that will preserve essential services, maintains a “safety net” for some of the region’s neediest resident and will not result in a property tax increase while avoiding cuts.
- Rye voters, by more than a 2-to-1 margin, passed a proposition Tuesday to create a public safety commissioner who will oversee both the police and fire departments in that city.
- A Scarsdale couple received a true Halloween scare last week after they were awoken in the middle of the night by a burglar in their bedroom.
- The Yonkers Police Department is intensifying its investigation into an alleged home burglar that illegally broke into a city home during the summer.
- Democratic state Sen. George Latimer of Rye defeated Republican Julie Killian to keep his seat in the 37th District.
- A longtime Mount Vernon criminal is once again in trouble with the law after he allegedly attacked a police officer responding to a suspicious vehicle at a Mount Kisco auto dealership.
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