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Headlines: Yonkers murder plea, Yonkers stabbing, Port Chester wage theft

Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.

News 12 Staff

Mar 22, 2023, 10:15 AM

Updated 455 days ago


Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
A Delaware teenager will spend at least nine years in prison for a deadly shooting in Yonkers. Maliki Johnson, 17, of Dover, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, according to the Westchester County DA's Office.
Johnson was charged with shooting and killing Javon Merrill, 27, of Yonkers, at the Triangle Deli on Ashburton Avenue in October 2020. Johnson was 15 at the time. He was arrested 10 months later in Dover. Johnson will be sentenced in May. He's been promised a sentence of nine years to life in state prison.
A Yonkers man is recovering this morning after being stabbed during a domestic dispute. Police say a woman stabbed the man in the stomach with a kitchen knife on Tibbetts Road. The man was treated for injuries that are not life-threatening. The woman was taken into custody by Yonkers police.
A press conference and rally are being held today in Port Chester in response to allegations of wage theft by the owner of a construction company. Artemio Fuerte allegedly delivered paychecks to workers without funds. Six employees have been affected for roughly $23,000, including one man who relies on wages for his diabetes medication. Fuerte is due to appear in New Rochelle City Court for wage theft.

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