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Westchester County DA Janet DiFiore Confirmed As NY Chief Judge

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Senate has confirmed longtime Westchester County prosecutor Janet DiFiore as New York’s chief judge.

The voice vote, with no opposition, followed an hour of praise for the 60-year-old district attorney by both Republicans and Democrats. 378 more words

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Westchester DA Janet DiFiore Could Become NY State's Top Judge

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Senate will begin considering Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s choice to preside at the state’s highest court and oversee the judiciary. 283 more words

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Cuomo Nominates Westchester County DA DiFiore As NY's Chief Judge

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP)Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday nominated Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore to be New York’s chief judge, responsible for administering the state court system and presiding at the Court of Appeals, its top court. 472 more words

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Prosecutor: Westchester Community College Basketball Coach Submitted Forged Transcripts For Players

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A former head men’s basketball coach at Westchester Community College was arrested Thursday for allegedly submitting phony¬†transcripts for his players to four-year colleges. 333 more words

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White Plains Firefighter Sentenced In Deadly Wrong-Way Crash

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A White Plains firefighter has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide and other charges… 301 more words

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Woman Accused Of Stealing Over $300,000 From Pelham Country Club

PELHAM MANOR, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Westchester County woman is accused of swindling more than $300,000 from the¬†Pelham Country Club over the course of several years. 248 more words

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DA: White Plains Firefighter Pleads Guilty To All Charges In Deadly Wrong-Way Crash

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A White Plains firefighter has pleaded guilty to a 16-count indictment in connection with a deadly wrong-way crash last year… 298 more words

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