Rocah, Moms Demand Action Urge Senate to Support Background Checks on Gun Purchases

Westchester County District Attorney Mimi Rocah joined volunteers from Moms Demand Action Thursday morning in White Plains calling on the U.S. Senate to approve background checks as the nation continues to experience mass shootings. The Moms Demand Action representatives stopped

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Westchester County Launches Campaign to Prevent Hate and Bias Incidents

By Martin Wilbur and Anna Young With hate crimes and bias incidents soaring across the region and in communities nationwide, Westchester County officials have launched a new campaign to ensure immediate assistance is provided if a crime occurs. The campaign,

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Cortlandt Foreman Probed for Alleged Illegal Dumping Scheme with Peekskill Landscaper

Examiner Media Exclusive A longtime Town of Cortlandt employee and a Peekskill-based landscaping company are being investigated by federal and county authorities for an alleged scheme involving illegal dumping on town property and the submission of fraudulent invoices totaling more

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Man Charged After Defrauding Chappaqua School District of Nearly $200K

A Yonkers man obtained nearly $200,000 following a money laundering scheme aimed at defrauding the Chappaqua Central School District. Ricardo Jimenez, 56, was arraigned in Westchester County Court on Monday and charged with corrupting the government in the first degree,

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District Attorney’s Office Recruits New Dog To Aid in Victim, Witness Relief

The Westchester County District Attorney’s Office has recruited a new dog to provide victims and witnesses comfort as they trek through the criminal justice process. Lewis, the 2-year-old Labrador retriever, will be the office’s first facility dog and help make

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