PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Here are some of the stories that topped the news in Peekskill this week:
- Federal authorities announced Wednesday that 24 people, including one from Mount Vernon and another from Peekskill, had been arrested in connection with a massive Bronx-based oxycodone ring .
- State Police are investigating a one-car accident involving a 48-year-old Yorktown Heights man.
- Yonkers-raised and Mount Vernon-born Earl Simmons, better known as rapper DMX , will go toe-to-toe in a celebrity boxing match. with George Zimmerman, who was acquitted after shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida.
- A 26-year-old heroin dealer from Montrose has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after being convicted of four felony convictions.