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Westchester Magazine – Profiles of Law

Portale Randazzo was featured in the January issue of Westchester Magazine “Profiles of Law,” a list that highlights the background, extensive experience, and areas of legal specialty of Westchester’s leading law firms.

New York Times – She Pulled the Plug from Fiancé’s Kayak. Now She’ll Get Some of His Life Insurance

The woman who was charged with causing her fiancé’s death while the two kayaked on the Hudson River will receive some portion of his insurance money, under the terms of a settlement reached this week.

News 12 Westchester – Family of slain indoor football star demands justice in exclusive interview to News 12

The family of a slain indoor football star from Mount Vernon is demanding justice in an exclusive interview with News 12.

Times Herald-Record – New documents show weakness in drowning case against Graswald

Newly unsealed documents shed light on the homicide case against a Poughkeepsie woman in the 2015 drowning death of her fiance, Vincent Viafore.

News 12 Westchester – Turn to Tara: Grieving Gabby one year after toddler’s death

The father of Gabriella Boyd spoke with News 12’s Tara Rosenblum about his quest for justice – one year after the death of his 2-year-old daughter.

USA Today – Mamaroneck shooting case headed to grand jury; new details on Arce’s injuries

Charges that Cynthia Arce tried to kill two Mamaroneck police officers are headed to a grand jury as she recovers from three gunshots and a knife wound that required nine staples on the side of her throat, her lawyer said today.

USA Today – Cynthia Arce left ‘joining the angels’ note near her dying daughter: autopsy

Before police and paramedics were unable to revive her, 2 ½-year-old Gabriella Boyd was found lying on her bed under a sheet, surrounded by stuffed toys.

USA Today – Holiday card from Cynthia Arce, dead girl’s mother, stuns father’s family

On Dec. 22, as Gabriella Boyd’s grandparents were preparing for their first Christmas since the Mamaroneck toddler’s death, they received a holiday card depicting angels.

USA Today – Dad’s lawsuit: Inaction by law enforcement, CPS led to death of 2-year-old Gabriella Maria Boyd

Police, prosecutors and child protective workers could have saved a 2-year-old Mamaroneck girl but they failed to enforce a court order separating the toddler from the mother who allegedly killed her, a lawsuit by the girl’s father alleges.

USA Today – Mamaroneck police stabbing case a ‘tragedy,’ Cynthia Arce’s lawyer says

The lawyer for the Mamaroneck woman accused of trying to kill police officers when they responded to help her dying toddler urged against a rush to judgment about the girl’s death and the mother’s confrontation with police.

Daily Mail – Woman, 37, enjoys ‘steak and martini lunch’ after she’s released from prison just six WEEKS after she was convicted for manslaughter after sabotaging her fiancé’s kayak on fatal outing

A 37-year-old woman who has been released from prison just six weeks after she was convicted in her fiancé’s 2015 drowning death- was treated to a steak and martini lunch upon her release.

NY Post – ‘Kayak Killer’ sips martinis after walking out of prison

She’ll drink to that! The Latvian woman who watched her fiancé drown in the Hudson River walked out of prison Thursday — and celebrated with a martini and steak lunch.

USA Today – Graswald, Viafore family settle legal fights

Three years after his death, Vincent Viafore’s family and the woman convicted in connection with his death have settled their legal battles.

Times Herald-Record – Accused kayaking fiancé killer in court

The Poughkeepsie woman charged with killing her fiancé during a Hudson River kayaking trip was back in Orange County Court Thursday.

USA Today – Graswald says she ‘didn’t kill’ fiancé Viafore in post-prison ’20/20′ interview

During her first TV interview since she was released from prison for the drowning death of her fiancé, Angelika Graswald proclaimed her innocence and said she would use Vincent Viafore’s insurance money to pay her legal bills.

USA Today – VIDEO: Graswald gave DNA swab after court hearing

Angelika Graswald, accused of murdering her fiancé during a kayaking trip on the Hudson River, gave a DNA swab to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office on Thursday.

Times Herald-Record – Judge: Graswald’s statements to state police can be used in murder trial

A judge set a Valentine’s Day trial date for Angelika Graswald, the Poughkeepsie woman charged with murdering her fiancé, Vincent Viafore, as they kayaked on the Hudson River.

USA Today – Appeal filed in Angelika Graswald criminal case: court records

Angelika Graswald is appealing her criminally negligent homicide conviction, despite having waived her right to do so as part of her plea deal, according to court records.

Times Herald-Record – Kayak murder defendant Graswald back in court

Pretrial proceedings took a plodding step forward Monday in the murder case against the woman charged with killing her fiancé during a Hudson River kayaking trip.

USA Today – Wrongful death suit against Graswald may follow criminal trial

Even if she’s acquitted of her fiance’s murder, Angelika Graswald may never get $250,000 in life insurance — one of the alleged motives in the killing.

New York Post – Corpse in ‘kayak killer’ case found in the Hudson

The body of a man found floating in the Hudson River was positively identified Sunday as a missing kayaker believed to have been murdered by his fiancee, law enforcement sources said.

NBC News – Woman Pleads Not Guilty in Death of Fiance During Kayaking Trip

A New York woman pleaded not guilty Friday to charges she killed her fiancé as the two kayaked last month in the frigid waters of the Hudson River.

New York Upstate – Upstate NY ‘kayak killer’ to collect on dead fiance’s life insurance

An Upstate New York woman dubbed the “kayak killer” will receive some of her dead fiance’s life insurance, according to multiple reports.

ABC News – New York Kayak Murder Case: Interrogation Video Reveals More Details About Victim’s Mysterious Death

Never-before-seen interrogation video of Angelika Graswald, the woman accused of killing her fiancé Vincent Viafore while kayaking in New York’s Hudson River, reveals more details about the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death.

ABC News – Hudson River Kayak Case: DA Gives New Details on Alleged Killing

Authorities say Angelika Graswald intentionally killed her fiancee, Vincent Viafore, on a kayaking trip on the Hudson River last month “by, among other ways, removing a plug from his kayak so that it would fill with water, and tampering with his paddle.”