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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


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


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


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