MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Mount Vernon this week:
- A Mount Vernon man was convicted on two counts each of criminally negligent homicide and third-degree assault after a July 2012 car crash on the Saw Mill Parkway that killed two passengers and injured two others, according to Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore.
- A Metro-North employee is being charged for the Tuesday morning alleged sexual assault that stopped a New Haven bound train at the Fairfield station for more than 45 minutes.
- Westchester County police officer was hospitalized following an accident on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Dobbs Ferry with a driver accused of being drunk.
- A highly contagious Norovirus , with symptoms of cramping, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, has been lingering in Westchester for several weeks.