MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon last week:
- Mount Vernon police arrested three suspects and seized a handgun following a foot chase outside Hamilton Elementary School, according to News 12 Westchester.
- The Mount Vernon School District was among those mourning the loss of legendary actress Ruby Dee, who died in her New Rochelle home last week.
- Zhaundu Bradley, the missing 9-year-old boy, who prompted alert that included Westchester and had last been seen Tuesday on East 111 St., was found safe, according to reports.
- The state is getting closer to providing access to medical marijuana as Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other legislative leaders announced they’ve come to an agreement on a pilot program to offer marijuana for medicinal purposes, according to The New York Times.