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.”
Kennedy hugged and clasped hands with her lawyers as a six-person jury cleared her of driving while impaired, a misdemeanor.
The defense rested its case Thursday after calling a final witness to stand and introducing a medical journal article that appears to bolster her testimony.
Kennedy testified that she thought she had taken her thyroid medication, but must have taken a sleeping pill by mistake.
The prosecution in Kerry Kennedy’s drugged-driving trial wrapped up its case Tuesday by calling a toxicologist to the stand. But the witness may have turned out to be more helpful to the defense.
In July 2012, Kennedy was arrested after her Lexus hit a tractor-trailer on Interstate 684 in North Castle. She drove to the next exit, where she failed a sobriety test, police said.
She has been accused of causing an accident while driving under the influence of medication in North Castle.
The daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy told a judge Thursday her work for human rights will keep her attend jury selection on Feb. 20 and 21.
A judge has ruled that the single courtroom in a small suburban town can’t handle the drugged-driving trial of Kerry Kennedy. Her lawyers argued there are obstacles to holding a high-profile trial in the town courtroom in Armonk.
A judge in Westchester County on Tuesday refused to dismiss a drugged-driving case against Kerry Kennedy – the daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and the ex-wife of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The Joint Commission on Public Ethics expanded the perks for the state’s “first family” in a legal opinion first reported Friday by The Associated Press. The commission says Sandra Lee can stay in the governor’s mansion and fly for free with Gov. Andrew Cuomo on state aircraft during official trips as well as receive police protection.
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The ex-wife of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told police she may have confused the drug with her thyroid medication, which were “next to each other on the counter.”
The driver of the truck struck by the ex-wife of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident without reporting it.
Police said Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ex-wife Kerry Kennedy was swaying and slurring her speech when cops found her after she hit a tractor-trailer on the interstate in Westchester County.