MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon this week:
- A 48-year-old Mount Vernon woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated on Dec. 22 in Bedford.
- Luis Alomar, a fugitive suspected in a string of bank robberies along the Eastern Seaboard , including possibly in Westchester and Fairfield counties, was taken into custody at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in Medford, Long Island, N.Y., the FBI said.
- County Executive Rob Astorino is set to kick off the new year with a special open house reception on Jan. 1 , and members of the public are invited.
- Gov. Andrew Cuomo is reminding Westchester County residents that state and local police will be enforcing distracted driving laws and utilizing sobriety checkpoints to deter drunk driving during the holiday season.
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