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.
A grand jury found no reasonable cause to vote for an indictment in the Nov. 16 killing of Kenneth Chamberlain, Westchester County prosecutors said.
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.
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a statewide initiative aimed at curtailing gun violence on Saturday.
The manslaughter sentence came after 31-year-old James Pileggi wept throughout an apology to the victim’s family.
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.
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.
Teachers, school psychologists and guidance counselors packed a full-day conference in Tarrytown Thursday, taking aim at a singular issue: bullying
Danroy and Angella Henry said they were going to the Department of Justice to ask federal prosecutors to take over the investigation.
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.
In court, the family’s lawyer argued for access to 911 calls, surveillance videos and other recordings relevant to the shooting.
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.
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.