WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Here a look at last week's top stories from around Southern Westchester County.
- A Scarsdale High School math whiz got a perfect score at a statewide contest earlier this month.
- A total of 12 high schools from Westchester County were ranked among the Top 50 schools in New York state in the Washington Post's list of America’s most challenging.
- The Westchester County Health Department is investigating the sudden death of a 7-year-old girl at Greenvale Elementary School last Saturday.
- The MTA released updated information on the Wednesday afternoon crash involving a northbound Metro-North Train and an unoccupied, disabled vehicle at the Green Lane crossing in Bedford Hills.
- A White Plains man has been charged with killing the man who shot him five years ago.
- Fourteen people staying at a North Avenue residence for Passover were taken to area hospitals to have their blood-oxygen levels checked after a carbon monoxide alarm went off on Saturday about 4:30 a.m.
- Greenburgh police have arrested a 51-year-old White Plains man in a fatal hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian last June.
- Five communities in Westchester County were ranked among the 100 safest in America, according to security website Safewise.
- A ballplayer killed in Yonkers was honored by the New York Yankees before last Thursday night's game at Yankee Stadium.
- Authorities in Bergen County, N.J., have filed charges against a former Westchester pet shop owner and his brother, who they said kept 67 dogs crated overnight in van outside the Paramus Just Pups store, Daily Voice has confirmed.
- Mount Vernon native Hasani Ewan has pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter for his role in the drinking-and-driving death of his passenger in Yonkers.
- A former police officer from Sleepy Hollow was convicted on Thursday of illegally selling a '"date rape" drug via the Internet, according to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.
- A New Rochelle man has been sentenced to more than a decade in prison after pleading guilty to molesting a 4-year-old child in his care at a Tuckahoe day care facility where he was employed last year.
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