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FILE -- Kerry Kennedy (credit: Getty Images)

Kerry Kennedy’s DUI Comments Anger Relative Of Taconic Crash Victims

Kennedy, in an appearance on the “Today” show Monday, said Westchester County prosecutors “have a police of pursuing every case of driving under the influence.”

03/04/2014

Richard Dinizo pleaded guilty to three counts of predatory sexual child assault. (credit: Handout)

Westchester Basketball Coach Sentenced 25 Years To Life For Sexually Abusing Girls

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Richard Dinizo, of Cortlandt Manor, was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to three counts of predatory sexual child assault.

02/18/2014

Richard Dinizo (credit: Handout)

Westchester Coach Admits To Sexually Abusing Young Girls

A former Westchester County basketball coach has admitted in court that he committed sex acts against three grade-school girls.

12/17/2013

Nelson Acevedo (credit: Westchester County District Attorney)

DA: New Rochelle Counselor Charged With Raping Patient

Nelson Acevedo was arraigned Tuesday on rape and sexual abuse charges, Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore said.

08/13/2013

English Thomas was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on murder and other charges. (credit: Westchester County DA's Office)

LI Man Involved In 2010 Yonkers Murder Sentenced To 25 Years To Life

English Thomas of Uniondale was sentenced Monday for his conviction on murder and other charges. Sandra Hackley was killed in April 2010 at her Yonkers home.

06/04/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo Appoints New Head For Troubled Ethics Board

Cuomo said lawyer Daniel Horwitz, a former assistant district attorney in Manhattan, will take over from Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore as head of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics.

04/22/2013

Silvio Raul Illescas (credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

DA: Elmford Man Indicted For Violent Sex Assaults In Westchester

Silvio Raul Illescas was arraigned on 28 charges including predatory sexual assault, attempted murder, rape, unlawful imprisonment, robbery and other charges.

04/09/2013

Kujtim Nicaj (credit: Handout)

Rye Super Sentenced To 6 Years For Having Sex With Tenant’s Labrador Retriever

The Westchester County district attorney says Kujtim Nicaj of Rye was sentenced Tuesday to 6 1/2 years behind bars.

01/15/2013

Beatrice Camper, John Murray (credit: Handout)

Wife, Boyfriend Arraigned On Murder Charges In Death Of Peekskill Cabbie

Beatrice Camper, 60, and her boyfriend John Murray, 60, were remanded to the Westchester County Jail. The two are accused of murdering Terry Camper for his insurance money.

11/20/2012

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DA: No Criminal Charges In Death Of Yonkers Student

An investigation has determined that no criminal charges are warranted in the death of 16-year-old Corey Foster who was restrained at a school for troubled children.

08/02/2012

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore (Credit: CBS 2)

Westchester County DA: ‘Dirty Deal’ Charge Against Me Is Political Smear Attempt

A flap over welfare payments to a live-in employee had a suburban prosecutor playing defense on Tuesday night. It’s an alleged dirty deal involving Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore, who said that the charge is a political smear attempt.

05/29/2012

Kenneth Chamberlain (credit: Family Handout)

No Indictment In White Plains Police Killing Of Kenneth Chamberlain

A grand jury found no reasonable cause to vote for an indictment in the Nov. 16 killing of Kenneth Chamberlain, Westchester County prosecutors said.

05/03/2012

Jeffrey Deskovic speaks on the Upper West Side - New York, NY - Mar 16, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Wrongfully Convicted Jeffrey Deskovic Sets Out To Help Others

Convicted and imprisoned of a rape and murder he didn’t commit, Jeffrey Deskovic is using $1.5 million from his $6.5 million settlement award from Westchester County to start his own foundation help others who were in his situation.

03/16/2012

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Governor Cuomo Unveils New Plan To Combat Gun Violence

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a statewide initiative aimed at curtailing gun violence on Saturday.

02/18/2012

James Pileggi (credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Former Eastchester Police Officer Gets 3 Years For Manslaughter

The manslaughter sentence came after 31-year-old James Pileggi wept throughout an apology to the victim’s family.

01/17/2012

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