Janet DiFiore

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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Former North Castle Republican Chairwoman Indicted For Mortgage Fraud

The Westchester County D.A. says Loronda Murphy and her partner Scott Forcino, ran a mortage closing company called Settle One Corporation that was really a home mortage fraud Ponzi scheme.


Grinton I. Will Branch of the Yonkers Public Library - Yonkers, NY (file / credit: Yonkers Public Library)

Worker Accused Of Stealing Thousands From Yonkers Public Library

For allegedly stealing overdue fines from the three branches of the Yonkers Public Library, 53-year-old Margo Reed has been charged with grand larceny, falsifying business records, and tax evasion.


District Attorney Janet DiFiore hosting the conference. (credit: CBS 2)

Westchester D.A. Hosts Anti-Bullying Conference

Teachers, school psychologists and guidance counselors packed a full-day conference in Tarrytown Thursday, taking aim at a singular issue: bullying


Danroy 'DJ' Henry

Parents Of Shot Pace Student In D.C. For Answers

Danroy and Angella Henry said they were going to the Department of Justice to ask federal prosecutors to take over the investigation.


Danroy 'DJ' Henry

Judge Won’t Release 911 Calls In Pace Player Shooting

Prosecutors said the evidence must be kept secret until it’s laid out before a grand jury. The judge said the family didn’t provide enough reason to overrule prosecutors.


DJ Henry (credit: CBS)

Family Of DJ Henry Wants To View Surveillance Video

In court, the family’s lawyer argued for access to 911 calls, surveillance videos and other recordings relevant to the shooting.


Danroy 'DJ' Henry

Slain Pace Student’s Teammates Seek Dismissal

Four college football players who were arrested after their teammate was fatally shot by police are seeking an immediate dismissal of the charges against them.


Westchester Man Gets Prison For Killing Wife

A 78-year-old man who said he killed his wife because he didn’t want to put her in a nursing home will spend eight years in prison.

CBS 2–08/04/2010