MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon this week:
- Federal authorities announced that 24 people, including one from Mount Vernon and another from Peekskill, had been arrested in connection with a massive Bronx-based oxycodone ring , according to LoHud.com.
- Mount Vernon police officials are still seeking the man who robbed Capital One Bank on Gramatan Avenue on Tuesday.
- Yonkers-raised and Mount Vernon-born Earl Simmons , better known as rapper DMX, will go toe-to-toe with George Zimmerman, who was acquitted after shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, in a celebrity boxing match, according to CNN.
- New York State Sen. George Latimer posted a video recently in which he challenges New York’s Commissioner on Education John King on the Common Core.
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